16th Annual Growler Beach Volleyball Tournament / Aug 1-22, 2023


North Raleigh’s Largest Sporting Social Event of the Summer

36 Teams from 8 North Raleigh Swim Clubs Compete for the Coveted Growler Cup and support St Baldrick’s Foundation.

Congrats North Raleigh Legends-  2023 Growler Champs

Finalist- Crabtree’s Spikeological Warfare

Championship Night TV Coverage



Championship Night Highlight Reel



St. Baldrick's Foundation | Conquer Childhood Cancers

ONE MILLION!!     ….and Counting


We have NOW exceeded the ONE MILLION mark in Total Donations donations to St Baldricks.  



2023 Donations      $205,981

We’ve Exceeded all our Milestone Goals for 2023
Exceed One Million all time donations-  $113,780
Exceed the #1 event in NC-  $158,010
Exceed our Last Year total- $176,215
Exceed the #10 Event in the US-  $184,570
Exceed $200K – All time one year donations!


It’s not too late to Donate for 2023  >>>>           2023 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Donation Site

Please watch and share the video below to help support your fundraising efforts.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGbRCi-XO4w&t=5s  .

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This is why we GROWL!

Meet our 2023 Spirit of the Growler Kid-  Sara Beth B.



Sara Beth was diagnosed at 4 months old. She has a low-grade glioma located on her hypothalamus. We first realized something was going on when  more….








We are making an IMPACT!   Please watch this St Baldrick’s interview with Scot Carboni about Growler’s Impact to cure children’s cancer.






2023 Junior Growler

Team Here for Beer raises over $1600 in this year’s Junior Growler
Congrats Teen Champs

2023 GrowlHer

2nd Annual GrowlHer raises almost $3,000 for St Baldrick’s Foundation.

Congrats Pleadies- 2023 GrowlHer Champs



2023 Senior Growler

Greystone raises over $3,000 for St. Baldricks

Congrats Harrington Grove!   Back to Back Champs

OPENING NIGHT –  This Tuesday Aug. 1st.  (games start at 5:30)
Featured Restaurants-  Lynnwood Grill, Sharky’s, Jersey Mikes, Marcos Pizza, Wicked Links
Featured Drink- Oscar Blues, Foothills, Highland, HI Wire, Miller Lite, White Claw, dailypint brews, and Wine
Entertainment- DJ Brent

WEEK 2 Tuesday Aug. 8th  (Springdale, Greystone, and Lake Park)
Featured Restaurants- Baby Moon, Thrive, Angus Barn, Manchester’s, Dominoes, Jersey Mikes
Featured Drink- Raleigh Brewing, Gizmo, Deep River, White Claw
Entertainment– Dawson Wright (Springdale)

WEEK 3 Tuesday Aug. 15th  (Springdale, Greystone, and Lake Park)
Featured Restaurants- Leesville Tap Room, V-Pizza, Carolina Ale House, Manchesters, Dominoes, Jersey Mikes
Featured Drink- Founders, White Street, Lonerider, White Claw
Entertainment– The Allison Hatfield Band (Springdale)

CHAMPIONSHIP  Tuesday Aug. 22nd  (Springdale Games start at 5:30)
“Rock the Bald” Head Shaving      Sign Up>>> Shave Schedule
NEW SHAVE STAGE-  Player Pavilion Center Stage overlooking the Growler Grounds
Featured Restaurants- Lynnwood, Sharky’s, Gonza, Marcos, Wicked Links, Jersy Mikes
Featured Drink- LBC, White Claw, Daily Pint
Entertainment– DJ Brent


100% of Admission Fees go to St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

SARC Admissions

$10 – Entrance & Water (Red)
$15 – Entrance & Food/Water (Yellow)
$20 – Entrance, Food/Water & Beer/Wine (Green)
ID Required – No Coolers Allowed

Bracelet required for Food, Beverages, and Water
We accept Cash, Checks, or Credit Cards


Hosted by:Growler Beach Volleyball Host: Springdale Area Recreation Club logo

Springdale Area Recreation Club
9001 Leesville Rd, Raleigh NC



FOOD LION Shopping Center Overflow PARKING.  Please only park in the approved designated spots marked in YELLOW below.  Do not park behind Food Lion as they are using that area for construction parking.  A parking attendant will be on duty Tuesday night to monitor parking.   PARKING ANYWHERE ELSE IN THEIR LOT WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

We encourage you to CARPOOL or Uber to Springdale. Please get with your team members and neighbors to share a ride.


PLAYERS!!!   Please Note that every team has a team assignment to help clean up.  Here is the schedule.


Mark Your Calendars-  2023 Growler Schedule

Tues, August 1st –      Opening Night Week 1 (Springdale)

Sun August 6th –       Jr Growler (Springdale)     …more details/registration

Tues August 8th –      Week 2 – 3 locations (Springdale, Lake Park, Greystone)

Sat August 12th –       GrowlHer (Lake Park)    …more details/ registration info

Tues August 15th –    Week 3 – 3 locations (Springdale, Lake Park, Greystone)

Sat August 19th –     Senior Growler (Greystone)    …more details    Registration

Tues August 22nd –   Championship Night – Week 4 (Springdale)


2023 Schedule is Out>>>  Schedule & Results



Our Million Dollar Year honoring our Growler Kids.


2023 Growler Gear available for sale


Growler Beach Volleyball Tournament 2018 head shaving event for St. Baldricks

 Please read Melissa’s message on how much to give:










NEWS Worthy Clips


2022 WRAL Coverage of “Rock the Bald” 



Brooke Bryand and Lindsay Rynearson | Growler Beach Volleyball Tournament

2018-   Brooke Bryand, Lindsay Rynearson, and their mother Raised more than $25,000 for St Baldrick’s in 2018.
Check out the WRAL segment on their story.






DRONE Footage from NIGHT ONE 2021

Special Appreciation to Ryan Ball  BallisticPhotography.com


2014 Growler Beach Volleyball Tournament Championship Night Video- “Feelin’ It”


 Video Drone footage from 2018 Opening night-  Due to storms and unusual airport traffic, this was done early in the evening.   This was filmed of the first games and only represents less than half the crowd that attended.  Special Thanks and in Memory of Michael Stanley who provided this video.

Please share your Growler Photos on Facebook

GROWLeadERship Team-  If you would like to be more involved with Growler, please email Bill Speri, wmsperi@gmail.com.  We still need more people that will take ownership roles in managing parts of the Growler.    A Big thanks to everyone on this page >> https://growlervolleyball.com/contact-us/






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______________________2022 Recap____________________


2022 was a Milestone year for us.  We raised over  $175,000 for St Baldrick’s Foundation, making Growler the #1 SB fund raising event in NC and #12 overall in the nation.

Our “Rock the Bald” Event was outstanding,  Raising $6,076  that night for those shaving for the cause. 


Congratulations Springdale’s $et for Life, 2022 Growler Champions



2022 Calendars

Opening Night of Growler                                 Tuesday, August 2nd
Jr Growler –                                                      Sunday, August 7th
Week 2 of Growler                                            Tuesday, August 9th
Female GrowlHer                                              Saturday, August 13th
Week 3 of Growler                                            Tuesday, August 16th
Sr Growler –                                                     Saturday, August 20th
Championship Night & “Rock the Bald” –        Tuesday, August  23rd- Games start at 5:30
Complete schedule and Results>>>>      2022 Schedule and Standings




Junior Growler-  More Info: Jr Growler Info and Register

GrowlHer             More Info: growlervolleyball.com/growlher-2022/

Senior Growler  More Info: 2022 Senior Growler flier 8 16 22 FINAL

                                                2022 Senior Growler Tournament Invitation 7 6 22




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This is why we GROWL!

Meet Dominick, Our 2022 Spirit of the Growler Kid.

(Click on Photo to read his story)



2022 GrowlHer

Congratulations to Pleiades for winning the 1st Annual GrowlHer Female Volleyball Tournament! Over $1,600 was raised for St. Baldrick’s through the first ever female GrowlHer Tournament! Host team Pleiades won the tournament with flying colors.

2022 GrowlHer Volleyball Tournament Winners        GrowlHer Female Volleyball Tournament Players

The 2022 Junior Growler

This year the Jr. Growler raised $1600. It is the most that we have raised since the start of it. We had 70 kids who participated this year and 8 teams in the competitive division. The competitive division came down to the last points and the two teams split $150 in gift cards to Goodberrys and Chick fila. Thank you to our sponsors Wicked Links and Sunset Slushy.


2022 Senior Growler

Congratulations Harrington Grove, 2022 Senior Growler Champions.  Crabtree Swim Club teams hosted and raised over $2000 for St Baldrick’s Foundation




Be sure to Buy your Growler Gear!   Awesome design this year!



______________________2021 and Beyond____________________

GO TO PAST RESULTS PAGE for achieves of all past years.


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Growler Beach Volleyball Tournament 2018