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Santa Monica, CA | 10/13/18


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The National Championship is coming back to sunny California and the site of the first National Championship in 2014 on Santa Monica Beach! Join us as we crown the best roundnet players in the country. We will have pool play in the morning and bracket play in the afternoon with plenty of fun in between! If you didn't attend last year, here is a quick overview of what you missed.
Santa Monica State Beach (north of Pier)
Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Parking - Lot 1 North - 1605 Appian Way, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Cost per team
  • $50: June 1st
  • $60: June 2nd – June 30th
  • $80: July 1st – September 30th
  • Last day to register is Monday, October 8th.
2:00pm - 5:00pm: Meetup at Santa Monica State Beach (near the Pier)
5:00pm - 8:00pm: Check-in & Welcome Party at Chubbies - 395 Santa Monica Place #249, Santa Monica, CA 90401
8:00am: Teams arrive at Santa Santa Monica State Beach (near the Pier)
8:30am: Opening Announcements
9:00am - 10:30am: Pool Play
10:45am - 11:15am: Break for seeding, side games, lunch
11:15am - 5:30pm: Bracket Play
7:00pm - 11:00pm: After Party at Dude's Brewery (all ages) - 395 Santa Monica Place #304, Santa Monica, CA 90401
King of the Beach tournament (optional and FREE) - Info and Register HERE!
Pool Play
Pool play will consist of all teams playing every other team in their pool once. Games will most likely be to 15, win by 2, cap at 21 but are subject to change. Pools will be made with the intention of having even pools based on rankings and past tournament results.
Bracket Play
Teams will be seeded in a bracket based on the pool play results. Each division will have its own bracket. Seeding will be done by win/loss, point differential, then head to head. Bracket play will most likely be 2/3 games to 15 or 21 but is subject to change.
  • Beginner - Playing in your first Spikeball tournament? Still mastering the fundamentals? If you want to play against other teams who are still learning the sport this is the division for you. It will be the only division with a "gentleman's serve" rule and the vibe will be a relaxed, fun environment.
  • Youth - With high school clubs popping up all over the country, we are super excited to have youth tournaments in the 2018 season! Players must be 18 or under on the day of the tournament.
  • Masters - This division will be for ballers over the age of 35 on the day of the tournament!
  • Women's - Women's Spikeball™ has made tremendous progress. Women are welcome to play in any division, but this women's divisions gives them the opportunity to match up against other lady ballers.
  • Intermediate - If you are newer to Spikeball™ or still honing your skills this is the division for you. This division will play by all of the official rules and is intended for people who want competition but are still developing their game.
  • Advanced - Think you're the best? Prove it. This division will include some top teams from across the country as well as newer players who want to test their skills against great competition.
  • Premier - This is the only 'invite only' divison. Check out qualification requirements and eligible players list here.
  • Pro - The 2018 Spikeball™ Roundnet National Championship will feature a Pro Division made up of the best of the best Premier teams. Only 16 teams will qualify for the Pro Division. More information on eligible teams can be found here.
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Please see lodging options here.
Free Agents
If you are looking for a partner please fill out the form here.

What if it's raining?
We play rain or shine! We've had some crazy weather in the past and it's always been a blast. Unless you hear otherwise the tournament is on.

How many people can I have on my team? 
All the teams are composed of just two players to make it fair when endurance becomes a factor in the later rounds.
Can I play in multiple divisions? 
Due to the format of the tournament, each team is only permitted to play in one division.

I'm new to Spikeball™. Is this event for me? 
Absolutely! We have divisions for every type of player whether you're one of the elite teams in the nation or just starting out in the sport.

What is your refund policy?
Membership fees are non-refundable. Event registration fees can be refunded as long as requests are made in writing at least 5 business days prior to the event. After that time, event registration fees will not be refunded for any circumstance. To request a refund, please send an email to

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