The event is part of the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League. Both athletes must attend the same school (grades 9-12). Teams consist of pairs of athletes representing the same school. IBVL member schools can enter a specified amount of teams in this competition. Participation fee is $60 per team (member school participants) and $80 per team for pairs representing the same school which did not participate in the IBVL spring league.
AAU membership is required to participate. This is grade level competition/age divisions do not apply to this tournament.
The Southern Pacific Volleyball Committee is the AAU district organization resonsible for operating and managing AAU Beach Volleyball events in Southern California, the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League, in addition to all AAU National, Junior Olympic, Pan Pacific and Super Regional Championship events nationwide. The Southern Pacific Association sanctioned the first AAU Beach Volleyball competition in 1957 in Manhattan Beach, CA and the first Junior National Beach Volleyball Championships in 1994 at Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro, CA.