Challengers & Satellites


  St. Jean de Monts  2005  Satellite
22.07.2005 -  24.07.2005

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Promoter National Federation

Marc Crousillat
27 rue du Four à Chaux
13007 Marseille

tel: +33 4 95 09 38 00
fax: +33 4 95 09 38 01

Local organizer: Frédéric Cros

17 rue Georges Clémenceau
94600 Choisy Le Roy

tel: +33 01 58 42 22 14
fax: +33 01 58 42 22 16

Event Office & Venue

Plage Centrale – Avenue de l’Estacade  - 85160 SAINT JEAN DE MONTS

Prize Money & World Ranking Points Transportation & Hotel

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

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

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 arrange and be responsible for all local transportation for all Officials and referees, including transportation between the nearest international airport (Nantes) and the site.

Recommeded Hotels:
Hôtel de la plage - Please contact Aurélie at +33 02 51 58 00 35
Double rooms at 25 € per person with breakfast. This hotel is situated 300m from the site and is in very close p
roximity to all other restaurants in the area.

Hôtel chez Tante Paulette: situated 500m from the venue

For more information please go to:

The promoter will cover the board & lodging costs of referees and officials. Teams (including main draw) will be responsible of the board and lodging costs, with the exception of national teams. The promoter will cover their costs.

Competition Format & Event Schedule (TBD)

Country quota playoff: July 22nd at 10h00 to fill the 16-team main draw roster. This will be for the women only.
The French women's teams should be on-site at 9h00, across from the Office of Tourism. Four winning teams (if in compliance with FIVB regulations for Satellite events) will then advance to the main draw, which will be played the following morning.

Main Draw & finals: July 23-24
Main Draw: double-elimination of 16 teams

more information on the event schedule to follow


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 tank tops and tops for all competition days

Only players who have signed the 2005 Challenger/Satellite Player's Agreement and who have no outstanding fines will be considered eligible to take part in this event.