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  Buenos Aires  2005  Satellite
14.10.2005 -  16.10.2005

 
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Promoter National Federation

TURICENTRO
Libertador 602 - 21º FLOOR
Buenos Aires (1001) - Argentina

Tel: +54 11 4811 5353 / 4815 5900
Fax: +54 11 4812 5466
presidencia@turicentro.com.ar

FEDERACIÓN DEL VOLEIBOL ARGENTINO
Anchorena 58
Buenos Aires (1170) - Argentina

Tel/Fax: +54 11 4865 8991               
satelitefivb@feva.org.ar

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Event Office Venue

TURICENTRO
Libertador 602 - 21º FLOOR
Buenos Aires (1001) - Argentina

Tel: +54 11 4811 5353 / 4815 5900
Fax: +54 11 4812 5466
presidencia@turicentro.com.ar

Bvard. Juana Manso & P. Eyle

Puerto Madero - Buenos Aires

 

Prize Money & World Ranking Points Welcome Transportation & Hotel

US$ 10,000 - per gender, prize money to be paid by the organizer, in cash, to main draw teams as per the following breakdown & upon conclusion of the event:

Rank           Total/team
1st              
 2,000
2nd             
 1,500
3rd               
1,200
4th                 
 800
2 x 5th            
 650
2 x 7th           
  500
4 x 9th              350
4 x 13th 
          200

Rank       Individual points                          
1st           
   10           
2nd           
   9            
3rd       
        8            
4th               7
2 x 5th         6
2 x 7th         5 
4 x 9th         4 
4 x 13th       3               

Players are responsible for their own international and domestic airfare and for any airport taxes or visa expenses. Players are requested to apply early enough for their entry visas, whenever needed.

The organiser will however arrange and be responsible for all local transportation for all main draw participants, officials and referees between the nearest international airport (Buenos Aires) and the site.

The organizers will cover the board & lodging costs of all teams taking part in the qualification and main draw from one day before to one day after the event. All players are however personally responsible for all and any extras at the hotel such as minibar, phone calls, laundry, etc that must be paid at checkout.

Hotels:

FAENA HOTEL & UNIVERSE
Martha Malotti 445
Tel: + 54 11 4010 9000
Fax  +54 11 4010 9001

HOTEL EMPERADOR
Av. del Libertador 420
Tel: + 54 11 4131 3900
Fax: +54 11 4131 3900 

LANCASTER HOTEL
Av Cordoba 405
Tel / Fax: + 54 11 4311 3021/26

Competition Format & Event Schedule  - Preliminary Inquiry & Technical Meetings

Qualification Tournament:
Women: October 11th (in the afternoon)
Men: October 12th

Main Draw & Finals:
Women: October
13th-15th
Men: October
14th-16th

Country quota playoff: to determine the teams advancing to the qualification tournament

Qualification Tournament: single-elimination 4 teams per gender to quality to the main draw

Main Draw: double-elimination of 16 teams

Players must attend the Preliminary Inquiry and present their uniforms and official forms (players' commitment, health certificate, Prize Money) during such inquiry.

Players must attend the Technical Meeting. Draws will be made during the meeting; seeding and detailed information on the competition will be distributed to players during the meeting.

 

Monday         
Arrival of Women qualification tournament teams

Tuesday 12:00 pm - Preliminary Inquiry for Women qualification teams (mandatory attendance) at the venue

12:45 pm - Technical Meeting for Women qualification teams (mandatory attendance) on-site

14:00 (start) - Women qualification tournament

Arrival of Men qualification tournament teams

Wednesday  10:00 am - Preliminary Inquiry for Men’s qualification tournament (mandatory attendance) at the venue

10:45 am - Technical Meeting for Men qualification teams on-site

12:00 pm (start) - Men qualification tournament

Arrival of Women main draw teams

7:00 pm Women`s Preliminary Inquiry for Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance) on-site

8:00 pm Women`s Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) on-site

Departure of players not qualified for the main draw

Thursday  Women`s main draw

Arrival of Men main draw teams

7:00 pm Men’s Preliminary Inquiry for main draw teams (mandatory attendance) at the venue

8:00 pm Men`s Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at the venue

Friday  Main Draw (Women & Men)

Saturday   Women`s semi-finals & finals & Men`s main draw

Sunday  Men`s semi-finals & finals & Departure of Women`s teams

Monday Departure of Men`s teams

Training courts available from Tuesday: (2 courts)
Total # of competition (and also warm-up) courts: 4

Uniforms will be checked during the Preliminary Inquiry. Players of the same team must wear the same colour and style of shorts. The display of players' sponsors’ logos on shorts and accessories is free as long as it complies with FIVB advertising regulations. Organisers will provide playing tops for the entire event.

It is mandatory that all athletes have their own liability and medical insurance. Neither the FIVB nor the promoter will be held responsible for any medical expenses incurred while competing in a tournament.

Only players who have properly registered with the FIVB, signed the Challenger / Satellite Player’s Agreement and who have no outstanding fines with the FIVB will be considered eligible to take part in this event.