Started in 1982 by a high school student after visiting Argentina, the original Tournament was a fundraiser for a lifeguard stand. Fifty-seven teams from Oregon, Washington, and California, with 215 competitors. The next year the tournament grew to two days and expanded divisions. Turn to today, Seaside Beach Volleyball is the second largest Beach Volleyball Tournament in the World! Each year, tens of thousands of people from around the globe descend on Seaside for four days of volleyball on the incredible Oregon Coast.