PigDog beach volleyball coming to Wildwood

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The Wildwoods, NJ – The PigDog Beach Volleyball Classic will serve up some top-notch volleyball athletics on the Wildwoods beaches Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. 

Featured courts will be located at Morey’s Pier’s PigDog Beach Bar, located on the beach at Mariner’s Landing Pier, with additional courts on the Schellenger Ave. and Lincoln Ave. beaches. Teams of two will compete in various divisions based on age and skill level, while teams of six participate in a recreational division. 

The PigDog Beach Volleyball Classic is brought to the Wildwoods by Great American Volleyball, which was established in 2002 and developed into one of the premier volleyball tours in the country and the largest on the eastern seaboard. The organization that started with just a few beach volleyball tournaments has now grown into having a full season of beach and grass tournaments, leagues for players of every experience level and youth programs at locations all over the state of New Jersey.

Top level players will compete for prize money and all lower divisions play for merchandise prizes. In addition, Sunday’s junior division winners will earn bids to Association of Volleyball Professionals of America Junior Nationals. Play begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. each day.

On Sunday, anyone can form a team with their family, friends or coworkers to take part in the Recreational Coed 6s division. Spectators are welcome to view the event free of charge. 

For more information call 732-778-9684 or visit GreatAmericanVolleyball.com.

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