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OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels Digs In as Title Sponsor of The Big West Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Championship


HONOLULU OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels, the Official Hospitality Partner of The Big West, is the title sponsor for The Hawaiian Islands presents the 2024 OUTRIGGER Big West Men‘s Volleyball Championship, April 18-20, 2024 at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

As part of a multi-year partnership renewal announced last October, OUTRIGGER will also serve as the title sponsor of each subsequent Big West Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Championship through November 2026 when the Wahine host the conference championship tournament in Manoa.

Upcoming OUTRIGGER Big West Championship Locations:

Men’s Volleyball                             Women’s Volleyball
April 2024 – at Hawai’i                   November 2024 – at Irvine
April 2025 – at Hawai’i                   November 2025 – at Long Beach
April 2026 – at Irvine                      November 2026 – at Hawai’i

“OUTRIGGER is proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Hawai’i Tourism Authority, The Big West and the University of Hawai’i athletics department as the title sponsor of this prestigious championship,” said Sean Dee, EVP and chief commercial officer at OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels.

Hawai’i, the No. 3 seed, plays sixth-seeded UC Santa Barbara in a quarterfinal match-up this Thursday.

2024 OUTRIGGER Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship Schedule

First Round – Thursday, April 18
Match 1 | 7:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. HT | No. 4 seed UC San Diego vs. No. 5 seed CSUN
Match 2 | 10 p.m. PT/7 p.m. HT | | No. 3 seed Hawai’i vs. No. 6 seed UC Santa Barbara

Semifinals – Friday, April 19
Match 3 | 7:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. HT | | No. 1 seed Long Beach State vs. Match 1 winner
Match 4 | 10 p.m. PT/7 p.m. HT | No. 2 seed UC Irvine vs. Match 2 winner

Final – Saturday, April 20
Match 5 | 10 p.m. PT/7 p.m. HT | Championship Match

In addition to its commitment to UH Volleyball, OUTRIGGER Resorts & Hotels also sponsors University of Hawai’i baseball, men’s basketball, women’s beach volleyball, football, women’s soccer, softball and women’s water polo. Beyond collegiate sports, OUTRIGGER is an official hospitality partner for year-round athletic events that support the local community and bring travelers to the Aloha State looking for sun, surf, sand and sports. This includes Duke’s OceanFest, The Hapalua Half-Marathon, the Honolulu Marathon and the Sony Open to name a few.

“Of all these partnerships, one that truly stands out for me is our connection to UH Men’s Basketball Coach Eran Ganot and his exceptional work with Coaches vs. Cancer,” said Dee, noting that Ganot was recently named the recipient of the Coaches vs. Cancer Champion Award by the American Cancer Society.

“For six consecutive years, OUTRIGGER has been privileged to host the Coaches vs. Cancer Fundraiser Reception. This ongoing support demonstrates our commitment to our community and the fight against cancer. It’s just one facet of OUTRIGGER’s broader dedication to community initiatives, showcasing our belief in collective action and the power of collaboration in making a meaningful impact.”


For 75 years, OUTRIGGER has charted a journey of discovery – expanding from Hawai‘i to premier resort destinations including Fiji, Mauritius, Thailand and the Maldives. The privately held hospitality company invites guests to ‘Come Be Here’ with authentic Signature Experiences and the Outrigger DISCOVERY loyalty program – a member of the award-winning Global Hotel Alliance (GHA). OUTRIGGER’s multi-branded portfolio includes OUTRIGGER® Resorts, OHANA Hotels by OUTRIGGER®, Hawaii Vacation Condos by Outrigger®, Kapalua Villas Maui and Honua Kai Resort & Spa Maui while also managing select properties from top international hotel brands including Embassy Suites by Hilton® and Hilton Grand Vacations®. Find out more at or visit @OUTRIGGERResorts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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