2014 Western Beach Nationals

Parksville Nationals

Hosting BC, The Province of BC, and ViaSport are partners of the 2014 Beach Nationals in Parksville, BC

2012 RESULTS  – 2013 RESULTS

Dates / Location

Thursday August 14th   Check-in for Teams Location: Parksville Waterfront Community Park Time: 12pm – 4 pm

Friday August 15th   9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday August 16th  9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday August 17th  9:00am – 5:00pm

Location: Parksville, BC

Social: TBD

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Meetings / Check In

Check in for the Western Beach Nationals will take place at the Parksville Waterfront Community Park August 14th from 12pm – 4pm.

Late check in is from 5-6pm at the Parksville Community Conference Centre and the players meeting will follow from 6pm-7pm.

Parksville Community Conference Centre 132 E Jensen Avenue Parksville, BC V9P 2H2



How to register:

Teams must register using the Volleyball Canada National Registration System (NRS).

Only fully paid members of each respective Provincial or Territorial Asscociation / Volleyball Canada are able to register for the 2014 Beach National Championships.

(Please note that all 2014 youth club athletes and coaches are already current members) If you have questions regarding your Volleyball BC membership please contact Adrian Goodmurphy (agoodmurphy@volleyballbc.ca).

Using the NRS:

  • If you have an NRS account, you can login to register at nrs.volleyball.ca
  • If you are not sure if you have an NRS account please email Andrea Bailie at Volleyball Canada (abailie@volleyball.ca)
  • If you do not have  an NRS account please email Andrea Bailie at Volleyball Canada (abailie@volleyball.ca)

Youth and Senior Eligibility, Player’s Handbook, Player Information is now posted on the VC website

Please note that you must play in a Provincial Championship in order to be eligible to compete at Nationals.   If you are unable to compete at Provincials or if you are unable to compete at Provincial Championships due to force majeure, you must send a request for exemption to Adrian Goodmurphy (agoodmurphy@volleyballbc.ca).

You may choose to compete in two separate age groups at Provincial Championships.  If you choose to do this, you must also send an email to agoodmurphy@volleyballbc.ca in order to request your desired age group at National Championships.  Your request must be sent before July 28th, 2014.

Registration Dates:

Registration Opens: June 23rd, 2014 Early Bird Deadline: July 23rd, 2014 Final Deadline: August 6th, 2014

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $230/team Final: $270/team

Age Groups

14U (born 2000 or later)

16U (born 1998 or later)

18U (born 1996 or later)


Court Size: 16m x 8 m

Official Ball: Wilson Canada Gold (H4310)

Rules: Volleyball Canada Beach Volleyball Rules will be followed.

Officiating: Referee Supervisors are assigned as roving officials. Players will be assigned as referees when they are not playing. All semi-final and final matches are officiated by sanctioned referees.


The Beach Club Resort

Vancouver Island University (VIU)


Maui and Sons

Adup Displays

RE7 Performance Recovery Drink

Government of Canada


For sponsor or partnership inquiries please contact:

Dave Brewin Communications Manager communications@volleyballbc.ca 604.291.2007 x 226


The competition venue will consist of 45 competition courts.

The maximum seating capacity is 2000. There is no entry fee to be a spectator.



Volleyball BC has partnered with The Beach Club Resort, a 4-star hotel located right on the beach and next to the event location. This is the perfect hotel for families and teams who want easy walking distance access to the tournament. Special event pricing has been secured for this event, so those attending the Beach Nationals will receive a discounted rate for this amazing hotel.

Booking Links: The Beach Club Resort Volleyball BC/Volleyball Canada Special Room Rate

Or call reservations at 1-888-760-2008 and use code “Volleyball BC” to secure the discounted room rate


 Travelodge Parksville

For bookings made before July 24, 2014 Travelodge Parksville is offering Volleyball BC and Volleyball Canada members discounted rates for August 14th through August 18th. Single and Double occupancy rooms are $145.00, Triple are $150, and Quad are $155.00. These rates are significantly discounted for our members.

For booking please contact the hotel directly at 250-248-2232 or toll free at 1-800-661-3110. Make sure to ask for the special rate for Volleyball BC members for the Western Beach Nationals.

Tournament Features

Youth matches on feature courts

Full medical staff on site

Plenty of free parking on site

Excellent food on site, free snacks for players

Downtown host hotel, walk to all amenities

Beach check in

Suggested Itinerary



We are currently recruiting volunteers for the 2014 Youth Beach National Championships. Volunteers are required on Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of August and you can volunteer for 1, 2 or all 3 days.

Roles will include:

- Court Maintenance

- Scorekeeping

- Courtside Assistants

All volunteers will receive a tank top and be provided with lunch during their shift.

If you are interested, please email Bethany Farnell at youth@volleyballbc.ca with your name, email, cell number and availability. 


2014 Beach Nationals