4-on-4 co-ed tournament held on the sand courts at McPherson Beach in Alpharetta.
14 teams maximum with teams consisting of at most 2 guys & at least 2 girls. players are typically at a B, BB, or A level. if your entire team is all open players, understand what you're getting into.
if you played in the Co-ed 4's, you must mix your team up in this tournament. you are allowed to play with only one teammate from the Co-ed 4's.
the cost is $100 per team. all proceeds will benefit Camp Twin Lakes (camptwinlakes.org). players get a Mac Beach Open t-shirt or tank (if you have not already received one for the current year).
players should arrive at 10:30, pool play will start at 11:00. if there are 13 or 14 teams, the last 2 or 4 teams to sign up will play their first game at 10:30. teams will play 4 pool games. if there 8 teams or less, teams will play 5 or 6 pool games.
playoffs to follow pool play at ~4:00 using a single elimination format. if 8 teams or less, a double elimination format will be used.
all games will be rally scoring. pool games will be to 18 win by 1 and playoff games will be to 21 win by 2 (25 cap). teams switch sides on 7's.
tournament should end around 7:30 to 8:00. games could be shortened to finish on time or lengthened if time permits.
pool standings will be based on win-loss record (with ties broken by head-to-head if all teams have played each other) then point differential.
seeding for playoffs will be based on pool standings, win-loss, then point differential. when applicable, first round games will match teams from different pools.
games will be played on a "co-ed" height net (~7'10").
games will be refereed by another player but players are expected to call their own violations or violations on teammates.
hand sets over the net are not allowed. all other standard rules followed. this includes allowing open hand passes (i.e. if it's good as a set, it's good as a pass). Hand sets should be called at a moderate level in this tournament.
post tournament dinner at Mac Beach. there will be a catered dinner served at ~7:00 or we'll order pizzas to arrive at ~7:00.
To reserve a spot for your team, use the 'Contact Us' button on the bottom of the menu to the left. Include a team name, captain's name, other player's names, and at least two phone numbers and email addresses. For individuals who would like to play but do not have a team, let us know and we will try to put teams together as needed.