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2024 NC beach volleyball championship field announced

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INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Beach Volleyball Committee announced today the 17-team field for the 2024 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. The field was selected from the 97 NCAA institutions sponsoring the sport of beach volleyball. Nine teams were selected as automatic qualifiers, along with eight teams selected at-large from across the country. All 17 teams were then seeded.




Conferences receiving automatic qualification included ASUN Conference, Big West Conference, Coastal Collegiate Sports Association, Conference USA, Ohio Valley Conference, Pac-12 Conference, Southland Conference, Sun Belt Conference and the West Coast Conference.


The opening round of the championship will kick off the action on Friday, May 3 with the 16 and 17 seeds vying for a matchup with the top seed. The remaining 16 seeds will face off in a single elimination bracket. The first round will take place on May 3, the quarterfinals and semifinals on May 4 and the championship dual on May 5. The championship will take place in Gulf Shores, Ala., hosted by the City of Gulf Shores, University of Alabama at Birmingham and

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The event will be televised live by ESPN networks, with ESPNU providing live coverage on Friday, May 3 starting at 9 a.m. ET. Live coverage will continue Saturday, May 4 on ESPN2, starting at 10 a.m. ET and the championship dual on Sunday, May 5 at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN.


The seeds in order are as follows. Automatic qualifiers noted in parentheses:

1. Southern California (Pac-12)


3. Stanford

4. Florida St. (CCSA)

5. Cal Poly

6. TCU (Conference USA)

7. California

8. LMU (CA) (WCC)

9. Hawaii (Big West)

10. Long Beach St.

11. LSU

12. Arizona St.

13. Washington

14. Georgia St. (Sun Belt)

15. A&M-Corpus Christi (Southland)

16. North Florida (ASUN)

17. Chattanooga (OVC)


Additionally, live streaming coverage of every court starting with Friday’s duals will be available on ESPN+. For championship site dual times and more information about the championship, log on to

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