The Elite16 competition is the highest level of the Beach Pro Tour with the top 16 teams per gender of the world in fierce competition to maintain their position within this group.
Formula - Gstaad
The competition is held in four pools of four teams each followed by a single elimination bracket.
- Teams per gender: 16
- Qualification Tournament: Up to 16 teams
- First phase: Four pools of four teams each; top two from each pool advance
- Second phase: Eight-team single elimination bracket (quarterfinals, semifinals, bronze medal match, final)
- Duration: 4 days
Prize purse: USD 300,000 (USD 150,000 per gender)