On August 24-26, The Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series will host the famous Manhattan Beach Open. The tournament that started it all, the Manhattan Beach Open will feature a three-day, double elimination tournament, with televised coverage of the finals on NBC Sports Network. Elite pro beach players will compete for a $100,000 purse prize, as well as having their names enshrined on a permanent plaque on the Manhattan Beach Pier's "Volleyball Walk of Fame." The Manhattan Beach Open boasts 50 years of beach volleyball history and set in motion the Olympic movement. Past winners of the event include a who's who of U.S. beach volleyball greats: Sinjin Smith, Karch Kiraly, Mike Bright, Mike O'Hara, Ron Von Hagen, Mike Dodd, Tim Hovland, Kent Steffes, Randy Stoklos, Kathy Gregory, Kathy Hanley, Patty Dodd, Linda Chisholm, Jackie Silva, Angela Rock, Karolyn Kirby, Holly McPeak, Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh, Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers. DATE: August 24-26, 2012 LOCATION: Just South of the Manhattan Beach Pier SCHEDULE: Friday Qualifier Saturday Main Draw Sunday Semi-finals and FINALS PRIZE PURSE: $100,000 TICKETS: FREE Friday, August 24 Tournament -- Qualifiers 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM Festival Area Open 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM The Manhattan Beach Open Plaque Ceremony IMG, the City of Manhattan Beach, USA Volleyball and Jose Cuervo would like to honor the 2011 Manhattan Beach Open winners with an unveiling of the 2011 winner's plaques on the Manhattan Beach Pier 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Manhattan Beach Pier Saturday, August 25 Tournament -- Main Draw 9:00 AM -- 6:30 PM Festival Area Open 9:00 AM -- 6:00 PM Sunday, July 22 Semi-finals: See the LIVE Webcast page for approximate schedule 8:00 am: Semi-finals of winners bracket (4) and 7th place matches (4) 9:45am: 5th place matches (4) 11:30 am: Semi-finals Festival Area Open 9:00 AM -- 4:00 PM Finals: filmed for TV on NBC Sports Network and will be streamed live online 2:15pm: Women's Final (filmed for NBC Sports Network). Women's Awards immediately to follow 4:00pm: Men's Final (filmed for NBC Sports Network). Men's Awards immediately to follow **All court and live feed times subject to change.