The Challenge level tournament of the Beach Pro Tour is a feeder to the Elite16 level events including 24 teams, with players challenging and battling on the sand to gain ranking points.
Formula - Itapema
The competition format has 24 teams per gender in the Main Draw with modified pool play followed by a single elimination tournament over four to five days of competition for a total of 80 matches for double gender events. Up to 32 teams can take part in qualifiers to advance to the Main Draw.
Teams per gender: 24
Qualification Tournament: Up to 32 teams
First phase: Six pools of four teams each; modified pool play
Second phase: Single elimination bracket
Total matches per gender: 40
Duration: 4 days
Prize purse: USD 150,000 (USD 75,000 per gender)