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Manhattan Beach California


Beach Volleyball

Metro Station: LAX Aviation, Green Line

Walking Distance: Transfer to Beach Cities Transit Bus 109

Address: On the Strand

Phone: (800) 350-2282

Dates: Check website for dates.



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You can't get more Southern California than the Manhattan Beach Volleyball Open. (Well, not until they come up with the Los Angeles Yoga Open "the downward dog gets a 5.9 from the Ukrainian judge!") Since it began in 1960, the Manhattan Beach tournament has evolved from a bunch of barefoot kids spiking a ball around to an international marquee sporting event. The City of Manhattan Beach California also hosts women's pro beach volleyball and a variety of amateur competitions.




International Surf Festival

Metro Station: LAX Aviation Station, Green Line

Walking Distance: Transfer to Beach Cities Transit Bus 109

Address: The Manhattan Beach Strand

Dates: Every July or August; check website for details.



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Every summer the City of Manhattan Beach California hosts the International Surf Festival featuring body surfing tournaments, surfing competitions, beach sprints, pier to pier paddleboard races and the International Lifeguard Championships, in which Baywatch ready lifeguards compete in a variety of events including mock rescues.



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