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Adult Sand


Event Sponsor

General Information

DATE: July 16–17, 2021

SITE: Spikes Beach Bar & Grille (2300 Judson St., Lincoln) – View Map

**Specific sites and times will be included on tournament schedules.

Sand Doubles: Friday, July 16

Sand 4v4:  Saturday, July 17 (8 am start)

Sand 6v6:  Saturday, July 17 (4 pm start)

SCHEDULES: Tournament brackets and schedules will be posted HERE and emailed to participants the week of competition.

COMPETITION FORMAT: Each team will participate in pool play (3-4 games) followed by a Double Elimination tournament. After pool play teams are split into a gold and silver bracket. *Cash Payouts to places are TBD on number of team entries.

AWARDS/PRIZES: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three teams in each bracket as well as a cash payout.

*Cash Payouts to places are TBD on number of team entries.


Date | Event                                                                             

July 16 | Men 2v2
July 16 | Women 2v2
July 16 | Coed 2v2
July 17| Coed 6v6
July 17 | Open 4v4
July 17 | Women 4v4

Sand 4v4 teams can have any combination of men and women. Pure competitive sand volleyball. No lifting, carrying, etc.
Sand 6v6 teams must have three males and three females. No jump serves or skyballs. Slight lifting and carrying allowed.

Roster Info


Teams can make roster updates online.

The deadline to make roster updates for events is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 13.

Rosters are considered FINAL after these dates.

Teams that register online are able to login and make roster substitutions free of charge. Teams that register via the paper entry form will be charged a $10 processing fee to substitute players. Teams are strongly encouraged to register online to eliminate any roster change fees.

Rosters WILL be checked during tournament. Please make sure your roster is current prior to the roster change deadlines.
If registering online, the minimum roster size (based on division) must be entered to advance to check-out.


The team waiver form must be signed by each team member, or by parent/guardian if the participant is 18 years or younger. If the team is registered online, and the online waiver for each player is clicked as ‘Accepted’, no printed/signed waiver is needed.

All team waivers for events being held on the first weekend must be clicked as ‘Accepted’ or submitted to the Cornhusker State Games office by TUESDAY, JULY 13 to be eligible for competition.

Registration Fees & Deadlines


$86 per team until July 9

$158 per team until July 9

$190 per team until July 9

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

TEAM ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: When registering your team online, please note that the system will ask you to enter your team name and roster prior to selecting your sport and division. Click HERE for a “how to” guide on team registration.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $10 processing fee per team. Registering online saves time, money and trees. If registering via the paper entry form, please rate your team as being Above Average, Average or Below Average. List this information in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section of the entry form.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Volleyball Director Jack MacLean at

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or

Official Event Of:

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504