5th - 6th March 2022

Mt Maunganui Main Beach
The 2022 National Championships returns to Mount Maunganui for epic weekend of entertainment. This tournament will feature additional points for all placings which will support teams vying for the G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour Finals. The 2022 National Championships will be massive with collaboration from the Waterbourne Beach Festival, making for a great day for all that are involved.


The seeding format for the G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour is determined by a weighted performance model. As the G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour progresses from event to event, the weight of a player's past performance will become lessened in determining their seeding within a tournament. A maximum of one international performance may be used in as a result within the current seasonal window per event.

Past Performance

Past performance refers to 1- to 5-Star tournaments in the seasonal window of 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.

One (1) result from the previous season will account towards a players seeding for this tournament.

Current Performance

Current Performance refers to 1- to 5-Star tournaments in the seasonal window of 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.

Four (4) results from the current season will account towards a player's seeding for this tournament.


Midday 28 Feb 2022

Wildcard Applications Close

A team may apply for a wildcard seeding if their points do not reflect their performance. Submit your wildcard application before this deadline.

Midday 28 Feb 2022

Midday 28 Feb 2022

Entries Close

Any team may enter this tournament before this deadline and will be charged $50.00 per player (excluding credit card fees and merchandise).

5pm 1 Mar 2022


Seedings advised so that teams are aware of whether they have made main draw or will need to qualify on Friday.

5pm 1 Mar 2022

5pm 1 Mar 2022

Wildcard Applicants Advised

Wildcard applicants will be advised of outcome.

Midday 3 Mar 2022

Qualifier Draw Released

Qualifier games will begin from 4pm 4 March.

Midday 3 Mar 2022

Midday 4 Mar 2022

Main Draw Released

The main draw allows for a maximum of 24 teams, 4 in the Champions bracket and 20 in the Challengers bracket.

8am 5 Mar 2022

Technical Meeting

A representative from each team must be present at the Technical Meeting to receive updates to the tournament.

8am 5 Mar 2022

Location & Facilities

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