From 01-02.08. on the fields of Stella Marisa-Vila Rita, wastake place the second international tournament of a series of two tournaments organized jointly by the American firm Bring It Promotions, MOK Umag, Umag city, Umag tourist board and Plava Laguna in beach volleyball, called “2. Bring It Promotion’s OPEN 2019” in a women’s competition.,
The tournament have include a total of 11 teams from 2 continents and 4 countries, of which 5 from the US University of California, UCLA, 3 from Slovenia, 1 from Finland and 2 from Croatia.

Croatia was represented by last year’s national champions in the U 16 category, twins Malu and Eni Celić, and as a team consisting of Rudy Renko Ilić and Megi Buvinić, both from Umag.

This was a new and beautiful experience for them, where they had the opportunity to compete with the top teams. These two days we had the opportunity to see top beach volleyball and countless matches, with top moves by all participants of the tournament, so the fans of beach volleyball enjoyed.
This year, MOK Umag has established cooperation with the American firm Bring It Promotions, which has coming to Croatia for 14 years and is leading the volleyball teams from the US universities into preparation during the winter. It was decided that this year, during the summer, 2 international beachvolley tournaments will be organized in women’s competition.

To the satisfaction of the organizers, the American company Bring IT Promotion, expressed the wish for further cooperation in the organization of such tournaments, and further steps in this direction have already been agreed.
The town of Umag, otherwise the Croatian beachvolley cradle and MOK Umag, continue with the organization of top tournaments in this sport, where they were pioneers in Croatia and Umag
has written the history of beach volleyball in Croatia. .
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the organization of the 1st Croatian Open Championship which took place in Umag from 12 to 14.08. of 1994. on the playing fields of Katoro, where it all started.
We thanks the City of Umag, the Umag Tourist Board, Plava Laguna company, and all the volunteers who helped with the organization.


Edi Forza
President of the club
MOK Umag-CPM Umago

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