Soccer: Beach FC is introducing their Fall Soccer Academy on Tuesday, Sept. Open to boys and girls U7-U10, sessions will take place every Tuesday and Friday from 5-6:15 p.m. at Redondo Union High School. Cost is $100 for eight sessions and attendance the first night is free. Coaches are nationally licensed and gifted in working with this age group. Players become more comfortable with the ball in a fun and games-oriented environment. Call or email Brandon Oster at 310-938-2780, Osterb11@gmail.com. Forms are available at beachfutbolclub.com.
Volleyball: The California Beach Volleyball Association will be holding the California Cup State Championships Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at the piers in Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day. Saturday’s action includes Men’s and Women’s Unrated, A, AA divisions at Manhattan Beach while the Women’s Open competition takes place in Hermosa. Sunday features Men’s B, Coed Unrated, A and Open divisions in Manhattan and Men’s Open in Hermosa. The California Youth Cup Championship will be held Sunday at the Manhattan Beach Pier featuring boys and girls 12U/14U/16U/18U divisions. On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Campsurf.com Men’s A, AAA and Women’s A tournaments will be held at the Hermosa Beach Pier. Cost is $42.50 per team. For more information, visit cbva.com. for more information about the Manhattan Beach events contact JP Saikley, 310-220-9558; for Hermosa Beach events contact Chris Brown, 310-766-7234.
Southern California Volleyball Club (SCVC) Coach Tommy Chaffins will be holding clinics for 8th grade girls on Sundays Sept. 8, 15 and 22 at the Redondo Union High School Gym from 3-5 p.m. Cost is $125 for three clinics. SCVC will be holding girls clinics at Aviation Gym, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. in Redondo Beach. Sixth through eighth graders meet Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 4 through Oct. 2 from 4-5:30 p.m.; 9th-12th graders meet on Sundays, Sept. 15, 22 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Walk-in’s are welcome for the two SCVC clinics. To register for any clinic, visit goscvc.com.
The Smackfest Beach Olympics on will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Hermosa Beach Pier. When teams are done playing a volleyball game in their pool, they will then compete against another team in their pool in activities such as Frisbee football, Bocce ball, bat races, Cornhole, etc. The team from each pool with the highest combined score advances to the playoffs. For more information, visit Smacksportswear.com.
Open to boys and girls ages 7-15, the United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) is taking sign-ups for its Hermosa Beach league. The schedule is Mondays and Wednesdays Sept. to Oct. 30 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at South Park. Registration closes Sept. 1. For more information and to register, visit usyvl.org or call 1-888-988-7985. Multiple child discounts and volunteer opportunities available. High school student can earn community service hours through the High School Volunteer Program.
Beach Tennis: The Dealer.com Hermosa Beach Open beach tennis tournament will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 27-29 adjacent to the Hermosa Beach Pier. Players in the men’s and women’s pro doubles, mixed doubles and singles divisions will vie for $10,000 in price money. There will also be a men’s and women’s amateur doubles tournament. For more information, visit Hermosabeachopen.net.
Cycling: The South Bay Wheelmen hosts a group ride on the first Saturday of every month. Cyclists meet in the parking lot of the Catalina Coffee Company, 126 N. Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach at 9 a.m. The moderately-paced ride is 30-40 miles with some climbing and regroups at several points so no one gets left behind. For more information, visit southbaywheelmen.org.