Frequently Asked Questions

International beach volleyball returns to Australia for the pinnacle event on the world calendar, the Beach Volleyball World Championships. Come along and experience the high profile action with plenty of music and entertainment for the ultimate festival of beach volleyball.

Just 12 months after the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, South Australia will host the world’s best beach volleyball players and Olympians for an action-packed 10 days on Adelaide’s river bank.

Please find below some useful information to live your World Championships experience to the fullest.

General

The event will commence on Friday 14th November 2025 and run though until the medal matches have concluded on Sunday 23rd November. 

The event will have 3 primary sites. The Drive Adelaide, Pinky Flat on Adelaides northern river bank and the Torrens Parade Ground. 

For more information see our ABOUT page

The Beach Volleyball World Championships organisational team are working with partner hotels to provide special accommodation offers specific to the 2025 World Championships. Early Bird Accommodation packages will be released in August 2024. 

Though this is a beach festival, a dress code will apply. Beach attire is accepted but you must wear a shirt and shoes (thongs are ok)

There are many ways people will be able to get involved in the 2025 Beach Volleyball World Championships. We are currently seeking expressions of interest for our Working Groups as well as building our Volunteer and Workforce database. 

Interested people will be able to submit their interest through an online form (acailable on the get involved page) to help build our database of people wanting to be involved. Once the volunteer and workforce positions have been fully defined, we will then reach out to those interested parties to get them engaged (estimated to be around November 2024).

Keep an eye out on the ‘get involved’ page for more information.

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Ticketing

Tickets will go on sale in November 2024

No.

Beach Volleyball still plays even if there’s rain. Only if there is lightning and thunder or if the weather is otherwise unsafe to play do matches get delayed. 

Yes, accessibility seats are available on both center court and on court 2. These zones are right next to the field of play.

Please contact us if you require any assistance regarding accessibility seating and carer passes for the event. 

Venue

Patrons are permitted to bring in homemade food and sealed plastic water bottles.  Food and beverage products purchased at commercial outlets or in commercial packaging are not permitted.  This does not apply to food or beverages for patrons with special dietary requirements provided that such food or beverages are not packaged in prohibited containers such as glass or cans. The venue has a wide variety of food and beverage options.  

Only bags that are smaller than A4 will be permitted inside the venue. To reduce contact between staff and patrons, cloaking will not be available.

Eskies are not permitted inside the venue. 

Cameras with a lens length no greater than 200mm are permitted into the venue. The use of photographic, video or audio equipment for commercial purposes is not permitted. Video and/or audio recorders, commercial digital equipment, camera tripods and/or monopods may be refused entry.

Sunscreen in aerosol cans is not permitted. However, sunscreen in non-aerosol pump containers is permitted.

Flags or banners are permitted provided they do not contain offensive wording or political messages. Flags must be no larger than 1.5m x 1.5m with poles no bigger than 2cm thickness.

Umbrellas are permitted but cannot be raised inside the stadiums as they block the view of other patrons. The centre court arena is covered by an open roof so umbrellas will not be required. We do however recommend that you bring a jacket or poncho if rain is forecast.

Cloaking is not available at the venue. Strollers must be left outside of the grandstands in the designated areas. Anyone choosing to do this, will do so at their own risk. The event will not take any responsibility for any lost, stolen or damaged items. 

Thermoses containing tea and coffee are allowed. These may be checked by security due to liquor licencing requirements.

The Beach Volleyball World Championships event site will be a fully licensed venue.