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  Phuket  2005  Challenger
27.12.2005 -  30.12.2005

 
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Promoter National Federation

PENTANGLE PROMOTIONS
Mr. Geoffrey Rowe - President
23/56 Sorachai Building, 17th Floor
Soi Sukhumvit 63, Sukhumvit Road
Klongton Nua, Wattana
Bangkok 10110

Tel: + 66 (2) 3823491-3
Fax: + 66 (2) 3823490
ppc@pentanglepromotions.com

THAILAND VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION
Mr. Sermsak PONGPANIT
- President
2351/18-19 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 65
Ramkhamhaeng Road, Huamark
BANGKAPI, B
angkok 10240                      

Tel: +66 (2) 318 98 68 / +66 (2) 314 63 63
Fax
: +66 (2) 318 96 90
thaivolleyball@thaivolleyball.or.th
Event Office Venue

PENTANGLE PROMOTIONS
Mr. Geoffrey Rowe - President
23/56 Sorachai Building, 17th Floor
Soi Sukhumvit 63, Sukhumvit Road
Klongton Nua, Wattana
Bangkok 10110

Tel: + 66 (2) 3823491-3
Fax: + 66 (2) 3823490
ppc@pentanglepromotions.com

Patong Beach, Phuket              
 

Prize Money & World Ranking Points Welcome Transportation & Hotel

US$ 50,000- prize money to be paid by the organizer to main draw teams as per the following breakdown & upon conclusion of the event:

Rank             Total/team
1st                    7,200        
2nd                          5,800         
3rd                           4,600
4th                    3,600        
2 x 5th               2,800        
2 x 7th               2,200        
4 x 9th               1,600        
4 x 13th             1,300        
8 x 17th                900

Rank            Individual points                     
1st                      
50
2nd                    
45       
3rd                     
40  
4th                   
   35
2 x 5th              
   30
2 x 7th               
  25
4 x 9th                
20
4 x 13th   
            15
8 x 17th               10                   

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 organizers will be responsible for providing local transportation for all players from the Phuket International Airport to the venue. Please send your travel itineraries to fax: + 66 (2) 3823490.

Board and lodging:
The promoter will cover the board & lodging costs of all the national teams taking part in the main draw. All
hotel bookings for teams/coaches etc to be made via the organiser.

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.

Main hotel:
Phuket Orchid Resort Hotel, Karon Beach - 10 minute walk along beach to venue

Recommeded hotel:
Kata Beach Resort Hotel, Kata Beach - 15 minute walk along beach to venue

www.katagroup.com for more information

Competition Format & Event Schedule

Country quota playoff: to determine the teams advancing to the qualification tournament
Qualification Tournament: single-elimination to qualify
4 teams
Main Draw: double-elimination of
24 teams

Qualification Tournament: 27 December 2005 (if needed)

Main Draw & Finals: 28 -30 December 2005

Monday            Arrival of Qualification Tournament teams

7:00 pm (TBC) Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Phuket Orchid Resort Hotel, for Qualification Tournament teams (if existing)

8:00 pm (TBC) Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Phuket Orchid Resort Hotel, for Qualification Tournament teams (if existing)

Tuesday           Qualification Tournament (if exisiting)

Arrival of Main Draw teams

7:00 pm (TBC) Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance) at Phuket Orchid Resort Hotel, for Main Draw teams

8:00 pm (TBC) Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Phuket Orchid Resort Hotel, for Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

Wednesday      Main Draw

Departure of players not qualified for the Main Draw

Thursday        Main Draw

Friday               Semi-finals & finals

Saturday         Departure or any team wishing to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Phuket can stay an extra night at the organisers cost

Training courts available from Monday: (3 courts)

Total # of competition courts: 3
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Organisers will provide playing tank tops and/or tops for all teams for all days

Only players who have properly registered and complied with FIVB regulations, 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.

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 this tournament.