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Ranse Volleyball Classic Pro Am

November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Ranse Volleyball Classic Pro Am 2-man volleyball tournament hits Deerfield Beach, FL again this year on November 3-4, 2018, and we are planning for our biggest and best year yet. 

The Ranse Classic is a beach volleyball Pro-Am tournament in memory of Ranse Jones, an avid beach volleyball player. Ranse grew up in NC before relocating to Florida to pursue his dream of playing professional beach volleyball. He later pursued his other passion as a firefighter for the Flagler County Fire Department in North Florida.

In 2010, at the age of 34, while playing in an AVP Young Guns Professional Volleyball tournament in Florida, Ranse suffered a stroke and passed away 6 months later, one day after the inaugural Ranse Classic was held to raise funds for his medical expenses. Since Ranse’s passing, we have been offering this tournament to find stroke awareness through the Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund at Broward Health North. In 8 years we have raised in excess of $240,000 and momentum is growing as we plan for the best year yet.  Live Simple.  Play Hard.

Friday night: Player party at Burger Craze with court drawings beginning at 7pm for JUNIORS and 7:45pm for Mens & Women’s! This will be broadcasted LIVE on Facebook if you are unable to attend.

1. https://www.facebook.com/DigtheBeach/
2. https://www.facebook.com/RanseVolleyballClassic/

The Ranse Classic is a blind draw grab bag event, with King of the Beach style of “pool play”. You will sign up as an individual, and then players are “picked” during the Friday night player’s party to determine what court they will be playing on to determine their division level (Open/AAA – OR – AA/A). 

  • 4 players per court
  • King of the Beach style of play to 21
  • The top 2 players from each court will be seeded into an Open/AAA bracket
  • The bottom 2 players from each court will be seeded into an AA/A bracket
  • Single elimination in bracket play

In addition, we offer competitive Co-Ed Grab Bag and Juniors Grab Bag (12/14/16/18’s) on Sunday.

Most Interesting Man in the World

“Most Interesting Man In The World” to Guest Emcee at the 2018 Ranse Classic

Deerfield Beach, FL – The Ranse Classic today announced that Jonathan Goldsmith, best known for his role as “The Most Interesting Man In The World,” will sign purchased bottles of Astral Tequila Blanco at the 2018 Ranse Classic. Mr. Goldsmith will also help draw teams on Friday night at the Drawing Party at JB’s on the Beach starting at 7 p.m., present awards on Saturday night at the players party at Burger Craze and will make guest emcee appearances throughout the weekend. The Ranse Classic Pro Am is a beach volleyball tournament raising money for stroke awareness. Funds raised will be donated to the Ranse Jones Stroke Awareness Fund at Broward health North. The event is again being managed by Dig The Beach and is expected to be the best year yet. The player party will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday night at Burger Craze at the Wyndham Hotel. For more information on the event, visit: www.digthebeach.com/ranse.

Jonathan Goldsmith is an actor and pop culture icon best known for his former turn as Dos Equis beer’s The Most Interesting Man In The World – one of the most celebrated advertising campaigns of all time. Hailing from the Bronx, Jonathan began his career on the stage in New York before starting a 50-year career on television, spanning more than 500 film and television credits. He starred opposite John Wayne and Clint Eastwood in Westerns, and appeared in a long list of popular television programs including “Dallas,” “Dynasty,” “Gunsmoke,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “CHiPs,” “General Hospital,” “MacGyver,” “Magnum P.I.,” “Knight Rider,” and “Murder, She Wrote.”

After a decade playing The Most Interesting Man In The World, Jonathan is now a partner in Astral Tequila.

Most Interesting MargaritasTM will be served to those 21 years of age and older at his appearances.


Founded by Master Sommelier Richard Betts, Astral Tequila is a unique spirit reminiscent of the way tequila was made 150 years ago before it was industrialized. Produced as a celebration of beautiful culture and spirit, Astral was awarded The New York Times’ highest rating, a Double Gold medal from San Francisco World Spirits Competition and named one of the “Top 10 Blanco Tequilas” by Food & Wine magazine. www.AstralTequila.com


Our mission is to build and develop the highest quality, best-in-class wine and spirits brands that create a valuable and lasting connection with consumers. We do this through teamwork, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and relentless perseverance. Our team thinks outside of the box and finds ways to obtain outstanding results through an entrepreneurial focus. The Davos Brands premium portfolio is currently composed of TYKU Sake, Aviation American Gin, Sombra Mezcal, and Astral Tequila.



Open/Pro (Professional Level)

AAA (Semi-Pro)


Coed (4’s)


Junior (12 y.o.-18 y.o.)

18-and-Under Division:
Players who were born on or after September 1, 2000

16-and-Under Division:
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2002    

14-and-Under Division:
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2004

12-and-Under Division:
Players who were born on or after Sept. 1, 2006

Play Format


Men’s and Women’s “Grab-Bag”. 
Each court will have 4 players drawn at random. All courts will be King of the Beach style play to 21.
Top 2 from EACH court will be seeded into an Open/AAA bracket.
Bottom 2 from EACH court will be seeded into AA/A bracket.


Juniors “Grab Bag”. 
4 division’s (12/14/16/18). 4 Players will be randomly selected to be placed on a court with their division.
Top 2 players from each court will be seeded into their divisions “Gold Bracket”.
Bottom 2 players from each court will be seeded into their divisions “Silver Bracket”

Team Fees

CO-ED (Grab Bag) – $53 PER PLAYER 

Registration is open until NOV. 1st 4PM the week of the event! 



November 3, 2018
November 4, 2018
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Deerfield Beach
310 N Ocean Blvd
Deerfield Beach, FL 333483 United States
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