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Corona Wide Open, a new festival and grassroots-based beach volleyball series celebrating the rich lifestyle of the beach community, will roll across the country in 2009. Stopping in Fort Lauderdale April 25th and 26th.
Created by Corona in partnership with Elevation Group and Olympic Gold Medalist Karch Kiraly, the tour will make stops at some of the most popular and legendary American beach volleyball venues as part of an eight-city tour to qualify teams for the 2009 US Open of Beach Volleyball presented by Corona.
Corona Wide Open will highlight the beach lifestyle on which the popular sport was built. This festival included beach parties, special on-site events, music and more activities for fans, as well as one of the nation's largest beach volleyball tournaments. The festivals will feature a wide range of experiential events for attendees, including personalized Graffiti T-shirts, interactive photo walls and customizable tents to allow participants to express their unique style. Participants can also enter the "Oakley Serving for Diamonds" contest each day of the festival and will have a chance to win a "Diamond Studded Oakley" watch valued at $5,000 as well as other Oakley products.

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