750 tons of sand will soon be trucked into the Munich Airport Center forum for a volleyball tournament.
From August 1 through the 17th, the Munich Airport Center Forum will host “Rio on Tour,” which will feature professionals and amateurs “digging, volleying and smashing on three courts.”
(Photo courtesy Munich Airport)
For the first three days, volleyball professionals from the “smart beach tour” will be showing spectators how it’s done. Then there’s a week-long tournament for company-sponsored teams, followed by a Family Day (August 10th) when players from the “Rote Raben”, the reigning champions of the German women’s volleyball league will teach visitors the finer points of the art of volleyball.
To close out the Airport Beach Season, from August 15-17, the top volleyball teams in Bavaria will face-off for a three-day tournament for the state championship.
Sounds like a great use for airport facilities. And it’s free! For more information see:www.airport-beach.de.