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LA's Wildest & Hottest Volleyball Tournament: Lushness X
Last Saturday at Dockweiler Beach was Lushness X, a volleyball tournament where uniforms and outfits are "highly encouraged." It's fair to say the tournament is a party, billed with rules that include make-out sessions (usually girl-on-girl), "corndogging" (pouring water on player and forcing them to roll in sand) and an occasional egging.
LAist Photographer Tom Andrews spent the day sporting photos of the event and here's what he saw.
Also: Team/Group Photo Gallery
Related: The 2007 'Six Man' Volleyball Tourney Photo Essay
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