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  Kristiansand  2008   Men's Open
26.08.2008 -  31.08.2008

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info
 

Click here for the Event's Regulation (WT/06) UPDATED 18.08.08

Title of the Event

Otera Open Kristiansand

Promoter National Federation
Name: World Event AS
Contact persons: 
Odd Langhelle, Tournament Director                 
Jill Guldhav, Administrative Director
Odd Bjørn Bekkeheien, Technical Director

Address: Hanaveien 17, N-4327 Sandnes
Tel: +47 51 97 16 87
Mobile: 
+47 90 56 08 15, Odd Langhelle
+47 47 30 61 52, Jill Guldhav
+47 90 61 62 16, Odd Bjørn Bekkeheien
Fax: +47 51 97 16 81 
E-mail: odd.langhelle@worldevent.no
            jill@worldevent.no
            oddbjorn@worldevent.no

Website: 
Press Director: TBC
President: Edgar Brooks
Contact persons (if different from the 
President of the National Federation):
Arne-Morten Knutsen, General Secretary
Eva Lio, Beach Volleyball Coordinator

Address: Norges Volleyballforbund
N- 0840 Oslo
Tel: +47 21 02 90 00
Fax: +47 22 02 62 00
 
E-mail: 
post@volleyball.no
sandvolleyball@volleyball.no

Website: www.volleyball.no
Map of the area
Airport : Kristiansand Airport Kjevik
              N-4657 Kjevik
Travel time to city centre: 30 minutes
Airbus: www.sorlandet.com
Host Broadcaster Venue
Name: TV Vest AS
Contact Person: Per Fjeld
                           Lars Helge Fjogstad

Address: Auglendsmyrå 6, N-4016 Stavanger
Telephone: +47 40 00 17 30
Fax: +47 51 90 51 51
Email: per.fjeld@tvvest.no
           lars.helge.fjogstad@tvvest.no

Address: Tresse, City Centre of Kristiansand

Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
From what date: From June 23rd

Address: Tresse, Kristiansand
Tel: +47 47 30 61 52  
Promoter’s mobile: 
Odd Langhelle : +47 90 56 08 15
Administrative Director’s mobile: 
Jill Guldhav +47 47 30 61 52
Technical Director`s mobile :
Odd Bjørn Bekkeheien +47 90 61 62 16
Mobile of any other persons of the 
organization dealing with players, officials, etc : 
To be confirmed
Fax: +47 51 97 16 81  
E-mail: jill@worldevent.no
 
Hotel Norge Rica Partner
Address: Dronningensgate 5
                N-4610 Kristiansand
Tel: +47 38 17 40 00  
E-mail: firmapost@hotel-norge.no  

Clarion Hotel Ernst
Address: Rådhusgt. 2, N-4611 Kristiansand
Tel: +47 38 12 86 00

Radisson SAS Caledonien Hotel
Address: Vestre Strandgate 7
                N-4610 Kristiansand
Tel: +47 38 11 21 00

Scandic Hotel
Address: Markensgt. 39, N-4612 Kristiansand
Tel: +47 21 61 42 00
reservations.stavanger@radissonsas.com
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Main Draw Hotel Women 
Rica Dyreparken Hotel
Address: N- 4609 Kardemomme by
Tel: +47 38 14 64 00

Main Draw Hotel Men
Quality Hotel & Resort Kristiansand
Address: Sørlandsparken
N-4636 Kristiansand
Tel: +47 38 17 77 77
Fax: +47 38 17 77 80
E-mail: qr.kristiansand@choice.no
Event Schedule
Women Men
August 25      
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams 
13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
20.00 Preliminary Inquiry 
(mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Qualification Tournament teams 
21.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Qualification  Tournament teams 

August 26	     
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
20.00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand)
for the Main Draw teams 
21.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) 
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) for the Main Draw    
teams (mandatory attendance). 

August 27      Main Draw 
August 28      Main Draw 
August 29      Main Draw  
August 30      Semi-finals matches & Finals matches  
(4 matches)  
August 31      Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since: August 25th 
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 1
August 26      
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams 
13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
20.00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Qualification Tournament teams 
21.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Qualification  Tournament teams 

August 27	     
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
20.00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance)
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Main Draw teams 
21.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) 
at (Hotel Norge, Dronningsgate 5, 4666 Kristiansand) 
for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance). 

August 28	     Main Draw 
August 29      Main Draw 
August 30      Main Draw  
August 31      Semi-finals matches & Finals matches  (4 matches)  
September 1 Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since: August 26th 
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Useful Information

Tournaments' Side Events Kids Kamp TBC, Otera Open Get To-Gether Party TBC
Ticketing Free entrance: August 26th              
Ticketing: August 27th – August 31th
Hospitality Package TBC
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans TBC
Tentative TV Programming TBC
Weather Conditions
(based on last years' data for the same period)
Minimum temperature 12 (C)
Maximum temperature 27 (C)
Sun Rise: 04:30
Sun Set: 22:50
GMT: + hour
Currency Norwegian Kroner (NOK)
Tourist Office Web Site http://www.sorlandet.com/
Other recommended Hotels in the Area http://www.sorlandet.com/
Popular Attraction http://www.sorlandet.com/
Other useful information http://www.sorlandet.com/