2021 Algoma Shanty Days Battle on the Beach Volleyball Tournament
General & Registration Information

Eighth Annual Shanty Days “Battle on the Beach” Co-Ed Beach Volleyball Tournament

The vollyeball tournament scheduled for Saturday August 13, 2022 on Crescent Beach during the Shanty Days Festival in Algoma, WI  has been cancelled due to the weather.

  • This will be a Pool Play Round Robin style Tournament which sets up the bracket style playoff tournament.
  • Every team is guaranteed at least 7 matches consisting of 2 games per match (based on a full 8 – team pool bracket)
  • Teams can consist of 10 players, minimum age 18
  • Minimum 4, maximum 6 players on the court with minimum 2 females on the court at all times.
  • Team Fee is $120 which includes 6 Shanty Days wristband vouchers (valued at $60) that allows entrance to the Shanty Days grounds and 6 “Battle on the Beach” T-Shirts ($140 after August 10, 2022)

Prizes: (Note: prizes are based on a full 16 – team tournament)

  • First Place team receives $500 cash with cash payout to the top eight teams!
  • The first 16 teams to register will be entered in the tournament.

For questions contact Levi at (920) 493-0355

Fill out this online form to register.

Mail checks made payable to:
Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce
c/o Shanty Days Volleyball
1226 Lake Street
Algoma, WI 54201

Please include your team name on your check.

Please take advantage of using your Shanty Days wristbands to enjoy the amenities of the Main Grounds, including various food stands, music, and restrooms, all just a short stroll down the boardwalk.

Keep up to date on the Shanty Days Battle on the Beach Facebook page @ShantyDaysBattleOnTheBeach

For questions contact Levi at (920) 493-0355

General Rules



  • A team can consist of up to 10 players.
  • This is a co-ed 6 player tournament.
  • You must have at least two females on the court at all times.
  • The team must have a Captain/Contact Person identified on the sign-up sheet.
  • All team members must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Entry fee is $120 per team ($140 after August 10, 2022) which includes 6 wristbands for Shanty Days grounds admittance. (valued at $60) and a “Battle on the Beach” T-Shirt
  • Entry fee and contact info must be submitted in advance (click here for entry form)
  • First 16 teams to turn in the entry fee and contact info will be in the tournament. No refund if your team does not show up, and your games will be forfeited.
  • A release of liability form must be signed by all players on your roster the day of the games.



  • This will be a Round Robin – Playoff tournament.
  • Every team is guaranteed at least 7 matches. (based on a full 8-team pool bracket)
  • A match will consist of 2 games.
  • Placement will be determined by the amount of wins each team has.
  • Tie breakers will be resolved by the higher amount of points the teams scored against each other. Tie beyond that is overall points in pool play.




  • Minimum of 4, maximum of 6 players on the court for each game.
  • At least two females on the court at all times.
  • Rotating substitution of additional players on your roster into the server position.
  • A person cannot play on two rosters. No additions to your roster after the start of your first game.
  • Rally scoring will be used and capped at 18 points. (first team to 18, not win by 2)
  • Games are self officiated or overruled by score keeper. Call your own/call your teammates. (if a call cannot be resolved, play the point over)
  • 3 touches maximum per side. A girl must touch if more than one touch occurs per side.
  • The poles are out of bounds, if the ball hits the pole it is a dead ball.
  • There are no antennas on the nets; therefore the entire net is playable.
  • If the net is touched at all during play, the ball is dead and goes to the other team.
  • If the ball hits the net during a serve, it is playable.
  • No back row blocking
  • Back row hits are flat foot only

A representative from each team will be asked to be score keeper as needed when they are not playing

Saturday Game Schedules

Game schedules will be posted as soon as they become available.

Junior Tournament

Stay tuned for information on the 2022 tournament.

Visit the Shanty Days Juniors Quads Beach Volleyball Tournament Facebook page for details.

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