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The Royal Air Force Careers Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic will take place from 24 to 26 July as part of the Dorset Sport and Wellbeing Festival.

Over 10,000 enthusiasts and visitors are expected to visit this year’s Weymouth Beach Classic, which will feature:

  • Free grandstand seating for spectators
  • Two show courts and nine outside courts
  • A marquee village
  • Live music
  • Commentaries and an awards presentation on Weymouth Beach
[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”14623″ ajax_load=”1″ align=”left” padding=”3″]This year’s championship will attract the top 100 two-a-side men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams from across the country, with a number of top class overseas players adding to the line up.

Flt Lt Maxine Antoniou, The RAF’s Senior Careers Liaison Officer for the South West said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to be involved and to continue to support the highly successful Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic.

“It is a high profile and very professionally organised championship providing an outstanding experience and an inspiration for all those involved. The championship promotes many of the skills and qualities that the RAF values highly, such as teamwork, determination, fitness and communication.

“It is our privilege to be able to sponsor this event and, on behalf of the RAF Careers Information Service, I wish every competitor the very best of luck.”

Graeme Sawyer, one of the tournament’s directors, said: “Working with the RAF and the Weymouth & Portland Events Team has contributed greatly to the development and success of the Weymouth Beach Classic. The RAF funding has given the event stability and ensured that it is Britain’s most enduring and successful Beach Volleyball Championship.”

Matt Ryan, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Tourism and Events Manager said: “The RAF Weymouth beach Volleyball Classic is one of Weymouth’s most iconic summer events, providing free high quality sporting action to thousands of spectators and considerable additional media coverage for the area.

“The partnership with the RAF is a great success for Weymouth and Dorset, hosting a high profile sporting championship reinforces the status and sporting heritage of the area.”