Challenge - Itapema, BRA - 2023 - Beach Pro Tour 2023 season - Competition formula

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.

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)