The King and Queen of the Beach 2006 winners are automatically qualified to play, with their own partners, the Brazil vs. United States King and Queen of the Beach Challenges, to be played on the 19th and 26th of February, respectively, in Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro.

 

Men February 19

Nalbert Bittencourt/Luiz„o def. Karch Kiraly/Mike Lambert, 21-19 and 21-19
 

Women February 26

Rachel Wacholder/Elaine Youngs def. Shaylyn Bede/Agatha Bednarczuk, 20-22, 24-22 and 15-8

 

The Brazil vs. United States King and Queen of the Beach Challenges is an only three-set game according to FIVBís official rules. The first two sets are up to 21 points and the third, if necessary, up to 15. The sets donít have point limits and ends only with a two-point difference between teams. This matches winners will be declared the Brazil vs. United States King of the Beach Challenge / Queen of the Beach Challenge Champions.  After the 2006 matches, the series is tied 4-4, with the United States women 3-0 and the Brazilian men 4-1