STEP ONE

DESIGN OR PLAN

  • Determine How Many Courts you need.  The NCAA requires 2 courts and recommends 3 to host a competition
  • Determine Required Court Dimensions
    View Required Beach Volleyball Dimensions for Competition and Recreation
  • Courts should run north/south with the net running east/west
  • Spectator seating, lighting, rinse station
  • Obtain pricing from local excavating/landscape companies
  • Consider wind barriers, shaded areas for players and/or spectators

STEP TWO

SAND & GRAVEL

  • Your local excavating/landscape contractor will aid in sand & gravel  procurement
  • Sand specifications
  • Sand Volume – Approximately 5,200 cubic feet of washed sand
  • Gravel specifications – #57 gravel
  • Gravel volume – Approximately 2,600 cubic feet of gravel
USAV-Sand-Specifications

STEP THREE

EQUIPMENT

STEP FOUR

DIG, FRAME, DRAIN

  • Dig your court
  • Choose your framing material – concrete, wood or rubber
  • Frame your court
  • Lay perforated pvc pipe wrapped with 2 layers of landscaping fabric
  • Lay your pipe so the water drains away from the court

STEP FIVE

ANCHOR YOUR SYSTEM

SportsImports-Sand-Anchor-Install-Guide

STEP SIX

LAYER SUBSTRATE

  • When the poles and piers are set, place the gravel on the court
  • Add a layer of landscape fabric over the gravel
  • If you are using an anchor system, place the poles in the sleeves
  • Lay and level the sand

STEP SEVEN

COMPLETE YOUR COURT

  • Attach your net ratchet
  • Put up your Sports Imports Net
  • Attach Pole Safety Pads
  • Set up Official Stands
  • Lay Boundary Markers
  • PLAY!

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