January 19-24 2021 - Ruakaka Beach


January 19-21 (all teams will have games scheduled on all 3 days)

Under 19 (an athlete cannot turn 19 in 2021) - Born in 2003 or later
Under 17 (an athlete cannot turn 17 in 2021) - Born in 2005 or later

Technical Meeting:

8am Tuesday January 19, 2021


Athletes must be selected and entered by their Association as these divisions are Provincial representation.


As part of the NZ Beach Championships Week at the stunning Ruakaka Beach we are also offering the following additional events: 

Wednesday January 20 - Thursday January 21

Summer Beach Camp 
$70 single day or $120 for 2 days. Open to all ages and abilities. NZ's first beach volleyball holiday filled with sun, sand, sport, food, friends, and fun. 

  • Training sessions each morning with top NZ beach players and coaches.
  • Fun tournaments each afternoon. (varying formats)
  • Play from sunrise to sunset (free use of courts and balls as available every day Tuesday 19 - Sunday 24)
  • Fun zone with spike ball, soccer golf, cornhole etc.
  • Bream Bay NZ - stunning volleyball holiday location
  • Safe swimming beach, bring your paddle board or water toys.
  • Stay on and play one of the Friday Tournaments.
  • Watch the NZ Championships live on Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Food and coffee trucks onsite

Thursday January 21 

Youth - Under 15 (athletes cannot turn 15 in 2021) - Born in 2007 or later

Friday January 22

Children - Under 12 (must be under 12 on Friday January 22, 2021)  
Format likely 4 aside but players can enter individually and we will put teams together on the day. This division dependent on interest, full refund offered if doesn't go ahead.

Masters (must be 35 + as of January 22, 2021)

NZ University Championships (Players must be from the same tertiary institution* and must be attending that tertiary institution full time. Those entering 1st year in 2021 ARE eligible.)
*Athletes who are studying overseas can play with another international student from a different institute as a wild card.

Social 4's (Teams can be made of up to 6 players, with 4 players on the court at one time)
Athletes may enter more than 1 division but only 1 per day.

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