Location: Santa Monica Beach, just south of the pier
When: January 5-6, 2019
Format: 4v4 equal gender mixed ultimate
Roster Cap: 5 men, 5 women
Bid fee: $2,000
What’s provided? Every field will be lined and have score boards; Tourney HQ will have breakfast foods and plenty of water; we will be live streaming all 8 elite games plus hopefully a few youth games; there will be a short showcase game with youth MVPs on Sunday during lunch (get to know who will be skying you soon!). On top of all that, PRIZES:
- 1st Place – $4,000
- 2nd Place – $3,000
- 3rd Place – $2,000
- Anybody participating in this year’s US Beach Open will be given a 50% refund for theirLei-Out player fee.
There will be a big youth tournament (Beach of Dreams) going on around the US Beach Open so make sure to stop and say hi to some of the kids.
The US Beach Open will be highlighting Gender Equity and Spirit. We believe that these two principals are fundamental to the future of our sport. We will be encouraging spirit circles after games, will be following the official WFDF & BULA Spirit of the Game scoring system, and will be awarding a spirit champion at halftime of the pro finals.
Base rule set: BULA 4v4
Rule Modifications are coming soon. Ideas include:
- 2 points are scored by a cross gender end zone to end zone throw
- 2 points for callahans
- Half field bricks for any disc landing out of bounds