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2015/2016 CIS University Cup Halifax Announced

October 9, 2014

As AUS Hockey opens up its regular season, the Chronicle Herald writes about the strength of the AUS conference and the CIS University Cup making its Halifax debut, as the city will host the championship tournament in both 2015 and 2016. Read Article…

SandJam Halifax Teams Selected

August 26, 2014

The teams for this week’s SandJam Halifax presented by Eastlink have been selected! From Friday August, 29th through Sunday August, 31st, Halifax will host the Canadian National Team Beach Volleyball Championships Read More…

HPX and SandJam Music Lovers Bundle

August 8, 2014

SandJam Halifax presented by Eastlink and the Halifax Pop Explosion are teaming up to bring amazing concerts to Halifax and now is your chance to see both lineups for one price! Read More…

New Pornographers to play SandJam in Halifax

July 22, 2014

Canadian indie pop juggernaut The New Pornographers return to Halifax to perform at SandJam on the Halifax waterfront on Aug. 30. Read More…

The New Pornographers to Headline SandJam Halifax Concert

July 22, 2014

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic is thrilled to announce that The New Pornographers will be performing at the SandJam concert presented by Live 105 on Saturday August 30, 2014. Read More…

Eastlink signs on as SandJam presenting partner

July 16, 2014

Maritime beach volleyball fans will get their fix next month during the annual SandJam Halifax tournament, even if they’re unable to make their way to the Halifax waterfront. Read More…

Eastlink serves up an ace as the new presenting sponsor of SandJam Halifax

July 16, 2014

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic is delighted to announce a two-year partnership with Eastlink to become the presenting sponsor of SandJam Halifax, the summer’s premier sports and entertainment experience.Read More…

Pop-up Drive-in Brings a crowd to the Garrison Grounds

July 15, 2014

This past weekend the Garrison Grounds at Citadel Hill played host to our first ever Pop-up Drive-in presented by O’Regan’s. The weather could not have been more perfect as eager movie goers filled the Garrison lot for two packed shows! Read More…

Drive-in theatres make an urban comeback

June 24, 2014

It’s hard not to pine for the movies of yesteryear, sitting in a car, with the audio buzzing through the radio.Luckily for drive-in movie fans, the format is making a big comeback locally this summer. Read More…

Pop-up drive-in: Movies for a good cause

June 14, 2014

For two nights this summer, movie fans will have a chance to see an outdoor show on the Garrison Grounds in Halifax. Read More…

Canadian Beach Volleyball Event to Srike Halifax

May,29 2014

For the first time ever, the Canadian Beach Volleyball Championships are heading east to land in Halifax this Labour Day weekend.Read More

Tournament Packages Available for University Cup

September 6, 2013

Help St. FX and SMU win the bid for the 2015-2016 CIS Men’s Hockey Championship…Read More


Summer Wrap-Up Blog

August 26, 2013

Summer is coming to an end at S|E|A, find out everything we’ve been up to! Read More


Canadians Take SandJam Canada Cup

August 18, 2013

Canadians take the Canada Cup Championship in front of a crowd of over 1,000...Read More

Round Robin, Semi-Finals on Saturday at SandJam

August 17, 2013

Canada makes it to the final round at SandJam Halifax…Read More


Canada, USA Match Winners on Night Two of SandJam

August 16, 2013

Round robin play continued Friday night with wins for Canada and the USA…Read More


Canadians Victorious at Night One of Canada Cup

August 15, 2013

The men and women from Team Canada won their matches on the first night of SandJam…Read More

Brink Suffers Injury, German Team Replaced by Canadian Men

August 14, 2013

Due to an injury suffered in practice, Julius Brink will not travel to Halifax for SandJam…Read More

Legends Cup a Hit with Tennis Fans

August 12, 2013

Jim Courier and Mikael Pernfors wowed crowds at the pro tennis Legends Cup…Read More

SandJam Halifax Offers a Week of Exciting Events

August 9, 2013

Tennis, beach volleyball, a beach party and more, SandJam has lots of fun events to offer…Read More

Local Tennis Players to Feature at SandJam Halifax

August 7, 2013

Nova Scotia’s Phillip Anderson and Adam Becker will compete in the Tennis Nova Scotia Feature match…Read More

Olympic Gold Medallist Julius Brink to Compete at SandJam

August 6, 2013

2012 London Olympic Gold Medallist Julius Brink is set to compete in the SandJam Halifax Canada Cup…Read More


Corona Extra Beach Party at SandJam Halifax

August 2, 2013

Celebrate the end of a great week of competition with a party on the sand! Read More

Teams USA and England Confirmed for SandJam

July 26, 2013

The men’s and women’s teams from USA and England have been announced for SandJam…Read More

Georges Island Ready to Rock

July 24, 2013

A line-up of Nova Scotia artists are set to take the stage this weekend on Georges Island…Read More


S|E|A, St.F.X. and Saint Mary’s to submit bid on the CIS University Cup

July 18, 2013

Be a part of hockey history in Halifax and help us secure the bid by purchasing your tournament lower bowl ticket package today…Read more


Mikael Pernfors to Compete for Legends Cup

July 12, 2013

Former World No. 10 tennis pro Mikael Pernfors will challenge Jim Courier for the Legends Cup…Read More


Picnic Baskets now Available to Order for Picnic in the Past

July 12, 2013

Make it a true picnic experience and order a picnic basket… Read More


Summer is heating up – Blog

July 8, 2013

Summer is heating up in Halifax! Read More

Team Canada Announced at SandJam Halifax

June 26, 2013

Come cheer on Team Canada at SandJam Halifax! Read More

Picnic in the Past on Georges Island

June 20, 2013

Picnic in the Past is happening on Georges Island July 20-21! Read More

Countdown to sunshine – Blog

June 12, 2013

Emily brings you up to date on what’s happening at S|E|A.  Read more

New acts announced for The Smirnoff Red Door Island Party

June 4, 2013

Two new acts have been announced for July 28 on Georges Island. Read more

Summer kicks off at S|E|A

May 28, 2013

Check out our first blog post of the summer. Read More

Smirnoff Red Door Island Party rocks Georges Island this summer!

May 17, 2013

The Smirnoff Red Door Island Party hits Georges Island on July 27 & 28! Read more

SANDJAM Halifax returns!

May 16, 2013

We’re pleased to announce SANDJAM Halifax 2013 on the waterfront August 11-18Read more

Life’s a beach! – Locals make Sands at Salter Park a success.

January 10, 2013

When we started researching this feature, we put a call out on Twitter, asking people which is their favourite urban park. The Oval was the overwhelming winner, but second place was a surprise, to us anyway: People really like Sands at Salter, the beach-themed park on the waterfront… Read More

Press Release – Single Day Tickets now on sale for 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH Junior World Championships – Halifax, NS

May 25th, 2012

At a Press Launch on May 24th, 2012, S|E|A announced that single day tickets are now available for the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH Junior World ChampionshipsRead More


Tender Opportunites – Halifax, NS

May 1st, 2012

In support of the FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH Junior World Championships, Sports & Entertainment Atlantic is looking for qualified partners… Read More…


Sportgrid Tile For Sale – Halifax, NS

January 9th, 2012

Whether it is an indoor or outdoor application, these Sportgrid tiles are the surface for you! This tile simply and securely snaps together and is installed without glue or nails.  It is 100% recyclable and extremely low maintenance.  No need to assemble Read More…

Press Release – 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH Junior World Championships – Halifax, NS

December 8, 2011

Halifax will become the first city to host back-to-back FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch Junior World Championships after the sport’s governing body announced that the waterfront town will welcome the world’s best junior players once again in 2012. Read More…


Press Release – The Manathlon – Halifax, NS

December 1, 2011

Are you Man Enough? Men, it’s time to hit the gym!  On April 7th, 2012, Sports & Entertainment Atlantic will be hosting the 1st ever Manathlon challenge to raise awareness for Testicular Cancer.  Teams competing Read More…


Press Release – Rogers 3on3 Jam – Halifax, NS

October 19, 2011

It’s fall and that means basketball in Atlantic Canada! For two dates in November, basketball enthusiasts will have the chance to battle it out for hardcourt supremacy Read More…


Press Release – Atlantic Sponsorship Forum Announces 2011 Lineup

October 04, 2011

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The 2nd annual Atlantic Sponsorship Forum, being held from November 9th-10th, 2011 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Halifax, has announced an impressive lineup of Nationally respected speakers for this year’s event. Read More…


Chronicle Herald – Canucks go for gold




September 04, 2011


On the hottest streak of their lives, Victoria Altomare and Melissa Humana-Paredes weren’t planning to alter their preparations for today’s women’s gold-medal match at the FIVB Swatch world junior beach volleyball championships. Read More…


Metro News Halifax – Canadian women take home silver at under-21s


September 04, 2011


Top-seeds Victoria Altomare and Melissa Humana-Paredes of Toronto settled for a silver medal on Sunday at the FIVB world under-21 beach volleyball championships. The duo lost of Switzerland’s Nina Betschart and Joana Heidrich 21-16, 14-21 and 15-11 in a 48-minute finale. Read More…

Montreal Gazette – Canadians win silver at junior beach volleyball worlds


September 04, 2011


The Canadian duo of Victoria Altomare and Melissa Humana-Paredes were upset in the final of the FIVB under-21 world beach volleyball championships on Sunday.


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Chronicle Herald – Three Canadian teams in hunt for beach medals


September 03, 2011


Three Canadian teams remain in the hunt for medals at the FIVB Swatch world junior beach volleyball championships in Halifax. Read More…




Vancouver Sun – Canadians going for gold


September 03, 2011


Despite opening with two losses, top-seeded Torontonians Victoria Altomare and Melissa Humana-Paredes are headed to the women’s gold medal match at the FIVB world under-21 beach volleyball championships. Read More…


Metro News Halifax - Canadians competing for medals at under-21s


September 03, 2011


Top-seeds Victoria Altomare and Melissa Humana-Paredes of Toronto advances to the women’s gold-medal match on Saturday at the FIVB world under-21 beach volleyball championships. On the men’s side, Toronto’s Garrett May and Danny Demyanenko advanced to the bronze-medal match. Read More…




Chronicle Herald – Strong start for Canada


September 02, 2011


The top-seeded Canadian men’s team of Garrett May and Danny Demyanenko of Toronto won both its matched Thursday at the FIVB Swatch world junior beach volleyball championships in Halifax.  Read More..


Metro News Halifax – Canadian beach volleyballers dunked in the same pool


September 02, 2011


A win-win situation, this was not. Due to some unfortunate luck in seeding positions, two-thirds of Canada’s men’s representation at the FIVB world junior beach volleyball championship was pitted against itself at the Sands at Salter courts on the Halifax waterfront on Thursday.  Read More…


Postmedia News – Canadians move on in beach volleyballer


September 02, 2011


Three Canadian duos reached quarter-finals Friday at the FIVB world under-21 beach volleyball championships. Read More…


Metro News Halifax – Working with the elements during a game


September 01, 2011


The easiest part of beach volleyball is being a spectator, hopefully in the shade with a cold drink. Try running through soft sand, diving for the ball and producing enormous amounts of energy with a hot sun beating down overhead. Read More…

CBC News Canada – Halifax hosts beach volleyball championships


August 31, 2011


A Halifax parking lot has been transformed into a sandy beach for the top junior beach volleyball players from around the world. The FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch junior world championships start Wednesday in Halifax. It marks the first time the tournament will be held in North America.  Read More…


Chronicle Herald – Namibians wade into beach volleyball contest


August 31, 2011


They arrived Sunday with no coach, no manager and less than two weeks of training together in the last six months. So as the two Namibian players scanned the busy beach volleyball courts erected on Halifax’s waterfront, you could certainly forgive them for their nervousness.  Read More…


Metro News Halifax – Dynamic duo to shake up sand


August 31, 2011


Garett May and Danny Demyanenko are hoping to give Halifax beach volleyball fans something to cheer about this week. The toronto duo is the men’s team to beat this week on the waterfront’s Salter Lot, entering the FIVB world junior under-21 volleyball championships as the N0. 1 seed.  Read More…


Presidio Sports USA – Caitlin Racich playing at FIVB Junior World Beach Championships


August 30, 2011


Caitlin Racich has taken her prowess in volleyball outdoors. the former Dos Pueblos High star has gone from being a member of the Pepperdine’s women’s indoor team to becoming the school’s first female sand volleyball scholarship recipient.  Read More…


Chronicle Herald – Canada’s May up to the challenge


August 30, 2011


Garrett May won’t have the element of surprise on his side this time. The Toronto team shares the No. 1 men’s seed at this week’s FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch junior world championships in Halifax but he’s also breaking in a new partner and wearing a big bull’s-eye as the defending champ that everyone’s gunning for.  Read More…


Metro News Halifax - Sun, sand look grand for v-ball


August 30, 2011


Organizers of the FIVB world junior beach volleyball championships are hoping clear skies are all that follow post-tropical storm Irene. The five-day event is set to begin tomorrow on the Halifax waterfront’s Salter lot, with close to 400 athletes from more than 25 countries participating.  Read More…


Namibia Sport – Namibia at Junior World Beach Volleyball Champs


August 29, 2011


Namibia will be represented by Julia Laggner and Corinna Wahl at the FIVB World Junior Beach Volleyball Championships in Halifax, Canada from 31 August to 4 September. Namibia will be Africa’s sole representative at the competition, which will see 25 countries participating.  Read More…


Halifax Newsnet – Halifax prepares to welcome the world to the waterfront at the FIVB Beach Volleyball Championships


August 11, 2011


In what promises to be a diverse international face-off, 25 countries to date have confirmed their entries vying for the title of FIVB Beach Volleyball Junior World champions in Halifax. Over 30 men’s and 30 women’s teams are set to take to the sand on the city’s waterfront venue Aug. 31st – Sept. 4th.  Read More…


Metro News Halifax – Council seeking site for beach volleyball courts


August 10, 2011


Like sand through the hourglass, time is ticking on fidning a site for 10 permanent beach-volleyball courts. When the five-day FIVB junior world beach volleyball championships on the Halfiax waterfront are over next month, Volleyball Nova Scotia will have 66 truckloads of sand on its hands. Read More…



Press Release – Venue Change for the 2011 FIVB Swatch Junior World Championships












June 28, 2011













The Halifax venue for the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch Junior World Championships has relocated. Officials from host organization Sports & Entertainment Atlantic announced today that the five-day event will now take place on the Salter Street block of the Halifax Waterfront. Read More…














Scotiabank CFL Touchdown Atlantic










March 27, 2011























Halifax based Sports & Entertainment Atlantic was named today as the exclusive outbound ticket sales agent for Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic featuring the Calgary Stampeders versus the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on September 25th at Stade Moncton Stadium on the campus of the Université de Moncton. Read More…














2011 FIVB World Beach Volleyball Event










Nov 02, 2010, Halifax, Nova Scotia






















The Halifax Waterfront was announced as the venue for the 2011 SWATCH Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Junior World Championships, August 30th – September 4th at a press conference held today at the Delta Halifax.  Read More…

































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