You are invited to apply for a vendor spot in the 2023 North American Sand Soccer Championships – the largest weekend beach soccer festival in the United States, held in Virginia Beach, VA. The event June 9-11, 2023 marks our 29th anniversary. We are expecting to host over 1,000 teams, 10,000 participants, and a weekend boardwalk attendance of over 200,000. Men’s and Women’s Pro Division beach soccer teams from around the world will compete for professional titles while amateur matches with players ages 8-adult will stretch along 25 blocks on over 60 sand fields. In addition to beach soccer, features will include musical entertainment as well as competitions in other sports such as Coed Beach Flag Football, Beach Volleyball, and Beach Field Hockey.
NASSC will offer food vendor, retail, and marketing sites this year, strategically placed in high profile areas and offering a mix of product categories. You are invited to submit your application as a concessionaire at this top-rated beach festival.
To be considered for one of our selective vendor spots, you must submit an online application along with a $500 deposit. Consider boosting your support by becoming a partner.
Online applications are expected to open early February. The deadline to apply is April 17, 2023 or when spaces are filled, whichever comes first.
All payments received will be processed. Any applications not accepted will receive a refund. Payments of fees does not constitute acceptance.
Vendors who fail to participate once accepted will not receive a refund.
2023 Vendor Partnership Opportunities
Review the 2-page Vendor Package brochure below for more details. Contact email@example.com if you would like to add a sponsorship packet to your vending application.NASSC Vendor Sponsorship Opportunities - 2023
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The City of Virginia Beach has in place food and merchandise vendor policies specific to Oceanfront events.
Regulations and requirements are outlined in downloadable forms from our website. Please review these policies prior to submitting an application to the Event. Information and requirements set by the City are subject to change.
The policies, overseen by the City’s Resort Management Office (RMO) and Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO), significantly affect vendors who COOK food at the event.
Acceptance of Stadium Boardwalk vendors is at the total discretion of the NASSC Committee. Acceptance of all other vendors is at the total discretion of the City of Virginia Beach.
Placement of booths is at the total discretion of the NASSC Committee. The City of Virginia Beach will have the final approval of all sponsor and vendor locations.
Hours of vending operations will be strictly enforced. Additional important information including grease & refuse disposal rules, insurance requirements, and deadlines is found in Vendor Information.
Our participants have consistently asking for HEALTHIER options, per the surveys we conduct.
All vendors (food and non-food), including Sponsors, setting up locations at the Event, etc. must fill out the NASSC Vendor Agreement, part of the Vendor Application or Sponsor Vending form.
Fees And Payments
- Stadium – $2,000 per site up to 10‘ x 20’ – located on the boardwalk within two blocks of our U.S. Open stadium at 28th Street. Upgrade available: Purchase 20 additional feet of length for $500 (if available) *Acceptance of these vendors and placement of booth spaces is at the total discretion of the NASSC Committee and the City of Virginia Beach.
- Boardwalk – $1,500 per site up to 10′ x 20′ – located on the boardwalk near our youth, teen, and adult fields. Upgrade available: Purchase 20 additional feet of length for $500 (if available). *Acceptance of vendors and placement of booth spaces is at the total discretion of the NASSC Committee and the City of Virginia Beach.
Vendors will be invoiced by email for deposit upon submitting application and must make all payments online by credit or debit card. Checks and other forms of payment are not accepted.
Invoices will be sent to vendor upon receipt of your application. Payment of $500 deposit must be submitted upon receipt of invoice and prior to our consideration of the Vendor application.
Remaining balance of vendor fees must be received on or before the deadlines listed in Vendor Information.
Vendors who have not completed payment or submitted required materials will not be considered for the Event.
QUESTIONS? Contact Gina Koehler, Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.