2021 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship bracket, schedule, game times, TV information

Erik Hall
Lafayette Daily Advertiser

The 2021 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship is scheduled to take place May 7-9 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. 

The double-elimination tournament starts at 9 a.m. CT on Friday, May 7 with No. 1 seed UCLA vs. No. 8 seed TCU on ESPNU. 

It concludes with the tournament championship at 12:30 p.m. CT on Sunday, May 9 on ESPN. 

Matches are being played at Gulf Beach Place.  

2021 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship bracket

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2021 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship schedule

LSU women's beach volleyball player Kristen Nuss makes a play during a match against TCU during the CCSA Championship on Friday, April 23, 2021. LSU defeated TCU 3-2.

Friday, May 7

Match 1: No. 1 seed UCLA vs. No. 8 seed TCU, 9 a.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 2: No. 4 seed LSU vs. No. 5 seed Loyola Marymount, 10 a.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 3: No. 2 seed USC Trojans vs. No. 7 seed Cal Poly, 11 a.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 4: No. 3 seed Florida State vs. No. 6 seed Stanford, noon CT, ESPNU

Match 5: Match 1 loser vs. Match 2 loser, 1 p.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 6: Match 3 loser vs. Match 4 loser, 2 p.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 7: Match 1 winner vs. Match 2 winner, 3 p.m. CT, ESPNU

Match 8: Match 3 winner vs. Match 4 winner, 4 p.m. CT, ESPNU

Saturday, May 8

Match 9: Match 5 winner vs. Match 8 loser, 1 p.m. CT, ESPN2

Match 10: Match 6 winner vs. Match 7 loser, 2:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2

Match 11: Match 7 winner vs. Match 8 winner, 4 p.m. CT, ESPN2

Match 12: Match 9 winner vs. Match 10 winner, 5:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2 

Sunday, May 9

Match 13: Match 11 loser vs. Match 12 winner, 9 a.m. CT, ESPN2

Match 14: Match 12 winner vs. Match 13 winner, 12:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2 

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Florida State sophomore Madison Fitzpatrick has been an influential leader for the Seminoles both on and off the court this year.

The 2020 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship did not take place due to COVID-19. UCLA won the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship.

Erik Hall is the lead digital producer for sports with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.