The Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series Hosts the Prestigious Manhattan Beach Open

Local and Pro Beach Volleyball Athletes to Compete Aug. 24-26 for Title, Prize Money and Plaque on the Manhattan Beach Pier

Online PR News – 22-August-2012 – Manhattan Beach, Calif. – Manhattan Beach, Calif. --
WHAT: The Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series will bring the prestigious Manhattan Beach Open back in 2012 in California, Aug. 24-26 with events kicking off on Friday, Aug. 24 beginning with qualifying rounds at 9 a.m followed by a ceremony at 2 p.m. to honor the 2011 Manhattan Beach Open champs Jenny Kropp, Whitney Pavlik, Sean Scott and John Hyden, with the unveiling of their plaques on the Manhattan Beach Pier.

The Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series dives into the Main Draw event on Saturday, Aug. 25 and Semi-Finals and Finals taking place on Sunday, Aug. 26 as the nation’s best men and women professional beach volleyball players hit the sand in a double-elimination tournament. The top contenders will compete for the title, a piece of the $100,000 prize purse and the opportunity to have their names permanently enshrined on Manhattan Beach Pier’s “Volleyball Walk of Fame” along with Pavlik, Kropp, Scott, Hyden and many of beach volleyball’s greatest athletes.

Though the intensity and heart-pounding action are enough to bring you to the beach, title sponsor Jose Cuervo will fill the sand with entertainment as the Cuervo Village creates a full festival-like atmosphere featuring music, consumer contests and giveaways.

Every Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series event will be FREE to the public. For more information or to watch the Manhattan Beach Open Semi-Finals and Finals LIVE, please visit or follow us on Twitter at @probeachseries.

WHO: Media access, in-studio, live remotes and interviews on-site available with:
· Pro beach volleyball players including hometown athletes
· 2012 London Olympians (expected to compete)
· IMG and Jose Cuervo representatives

WHERE: Manhattan Beach Blvd and the Strand (South of the Manhattan Beach Pier)

DATE: Friday, Aug. 24 — Sunday, Aug. 26
Friday: Men’s and Women’s Qualifiers 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday: Men’s and Women’s Main Draw 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday: Men’s and Women’s Semifinals 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Women’s Final 2:15 p.m.*

Men’s Final 4 p.m.*

*Finals will air on NBC Sports Network, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. PT

CREDENTIALS: Please contact Crystal Yang re: press credentials for the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series. Media must apply before arriving on-site with an editorial assignment.

CONTACT: Crystal Yang
JCPBVS PR, Press Credentials

Jenna Rathke
On-site: (308) 390-5552