p1440 Athlete Information
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p1440 attracts top talent from around the globe and provides athletes with even more opportunities to play competitively and grow their personal brand. Domestic and international players 14 years and older are welcome to play in p1440’s event series. The p1440 team creates a stable community for all beach volleyball professionals—a place for past, present and future players to call home.
p1440 Invitational tournament format consists of a 24 team Main Draw per gender. Placement into the Main Draw consists of teams with the highest amount of p1440 points, wildcard teams selected into the main draw and teams earning their spots through p1440 onsite and satellite qualification tournaments. Additionally, the FIVB Las Vegas Open presented by p1440 (4-star, double gender) will honor the Olympic qualification format.
Depending on the event site, there will be caps on the number of teams able to participate in the qualification tournament.
p1440 has partnered with the CBVA, Texas’ The Strand and Tampa Bay Beach Bums to host satellite qualifiers to give even more athletes the opportunity to qualify for p1440 events. Two teams per gender will qualify through p1440’s satellite qualifiers. Additionally, teams will have an opportunity to qualify on-site, which will typically occur the Thursday before the Main Draw. The Main Draw will typically start Friday, the first day of the event, and conclude on Sunday.
Each of p1440's Invitational tournaments are open competition, allowing athletes to partner with anyone of the same gender regardless of their home country—Americans can play with Brazilians, Germans with Australians, etc. This gives athletes the opportunity to create the best teams in the world from all the talent that exists.
p1440 Prize Money
The 2018 p1440 prize money is $300,000 per p1440 event; totaling a $150,000 prize pool per gender.
Registration for the 2018 p1440 Invitational tournaments start at the end of August 2018. Players can sign up below to be the first to receive tournament and athlete information. Registration for the p1440 San Jose Invitational Qualifier is now available.
The registration fee is $200 per team for Qualifiers and Main Draws. Domestic and international players over 14 years old can register.
p1440 Points and Qualifying
p1440 points are calculated by player’s finishes in select professional beach volleyball tournaments, as well as CBVA, Tampa Bay Beach Bums and Texas’ The Strand sanctioned Open Division events.
p1440 partners with the California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA)—the largest amateur beach volleyball association in the United States, Tampa Bay Beach Bums—the largest and fastest growing adult tour in the South East and Texas’ The Strand to implement a points integration system for p1440 Invitational tournaments. The p1440 points integration allows athletes to accumulate points in all sanctioned Open Division tournaments throughout the 2018 season—giving them the opportunity to garner points to play in p1440’s Qualifiers and Main Draws.
Satellite Qualifiers Schedule
p1440 will host Satellite qualifiers for each of its p1440 Invitational tournaments. Below is a schedule of those confirmed satellite qualifiers:
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Sept. 28 - 30, 2018
Oct. 17 - 21, 2018
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018
Dec. 14 - 16, 2018