National Federations are required to send
their entry forms to the FIVB before the deadline, which is
1 month before the start of the event
August 9, 2004.
It is also mandatory to appoint a Head
Delegate to accompany all teams from each country.
By AUGUST 26, 2004, the Italian National Volleyball Federation will communicate
to all parties the definitive list of eligible participating
teams in the Main Draw and in the qualification tournament,
along with the Event’s Regulations.
MAIN DRAW FOR EACH GENDER EVENT:
Host country can enter a maximum of 2 teams
4 FIVB Wild Cards for each category (Men &
Women) regardless of country quota;
14 teams will be selected to play in the main
draw in priority as follows:
1- One team per country through nomination of
the National Federation
2 - The 2003 Beach Volleyball World
Championships U-18 main draw ranking;
3 - National Federation’s promoting FIVB
World Tour events, the countries with players featured in
the FIVB World Ranking and National Federation’s promoting
continental events grass roots activities;
4 - Each continent will be guaranteed one
team in the main draw, if not already qualified through
points 1 and 2.
The remaining 4 spots (in order to complete
the 24 team main draw roster) will be taken from the top 4
teams from the qualification tournament.
NOTE: The FIVB is entitled to enter up to two teams per
country to fill the main draw roster and/or the
The tournament will consist of a 1 day
qualification tournament and a 4 day main draw competition.
1 day – single elimination with a maximum of 16
2 days – 6 groups of 4 teams, each playing round robin with
24 teams – 2 top ranked teams for each group will qualify
for the final phase, plus the best 4 teams ranked third.
2 days – single elimination with 16 qualified teams.
competition format different than the one above must be
agreed between the FIVB and the ORGANIZER.
National Federations can designate one coach per team who
must be approved a minimum of 30 days before the event
concerned by the FIVB. Promoters to give accreditation that
allows coaches to be seated in a designated area on the
center court. On outside courts, coaches must stay within a
designated area determined by the FIVB technical supervisor.
HEAD OF DELEGATION:
will be MANDATORY
to appoint a Head Delegate to accompany all teams
from each country.
The Organizers will provide tank tops for all
Athletes in a sufficient quantity, in accordance to the FIVB
All Athletes’ uniforms will be checked during the
Preliminary Inquiry. Players on the same Team must wear the
same color and style
of shorts/brief. The display of the Athletes’ sponsors’
logos on shorts/briefs and accessories is free as long as it
complies with FIVB advertising regulations. (Presence of
FIVB Presenting Sponsor (Swatch), country code and FIVB
number is mandatory on all tops and tank tops).
All main draw teams are required to
communicate to the promoter their respective travel
itineraries through the appropriate form
to be provided to them by their respective National
Federations by no later than Wednesday, September 1,
2004. The above is to be sent to the event office to the
attention of Mr. FERRIERI ALESSANDRO at:
Tel: +39 0875 706605
Fax: +39 0875 83591
WELCOME & LOCAL TRANSPORTATION:
All local transportation must be ensured by
the Organizer for all participants, the Heads of the main
draw teams’ Delegations appointed by each National
Federation as well as FIVB Officials and referees, including
transportation between the nearest international airport and
the SITE and between the official hotel(s) and the venue of
any technical and official hospitality or social functions.
Please note that Hotel Somerist is within
walking distance to the venue. A shuttle bus will be
provided from Hotel Garim however to insure efficient
connections between it and the venue every single day.
BOARD AND LODGING:
The Promoter will bear the costs of board and
lodging for all participating teams in the main draw (total
of 48 teams) in double rooms. Also
to provide the same for 4 FIVB Delegates, 14 referees and
for the court personnel needed to run the events.
The promoter will not cover any board and
lodging expenses for the qualification competition teams,
coaches, athletes’, parents or other people accompanying the
Athletes are responsible for any and all
extra expenses at the hotel such as mini-bar, phone calls,
laundry, etc. These expenses must be paid at checkout time.
6h40 Sunset: 19h35
22 ° C
minimum and 30° C maximum, 50-65% humidity