FIVB
MAR DEL PLATA
MEN'S
SATELLITE 2004

   
Men's Argentinean Satellite 2004
Mar Del Plata, 23 - 25 January

General Information
     

***PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR ALL PLAYERS FROM ARGENTINA WHO WOULD LIKE TO ENTER IN THIS TOURNAMENT, THE FIVB WILL ACCEPT ENTRY FORMS FOR THIS EVENT (WT/01b) SIGNED BY THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF ARGENTINA OR BY THE PROMOTER TURICENTRO***

Please also note that the FIVB will keep the 24 team main draw entry list open until Thursday, January 22nd, mid-day, local standard time.
 
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PROMOTER

TURICENTRO VIATES S.A.
Mr. Carlos Hugo GIANNI
Av. del Libertador 602, Pi 50 21
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Tel: +54 11 48 11 5353
Fax: +54 11 4812 5466
Website: www.turicentro.com.ar

For all questions and queries, please address to:
Mr. Mariano NAPOLITANI
Tournament Director
Libertador 602 piso 21 (1001)
(54 11)  4811-5353  ext. 216
marketing@turicentro.com.ar


FEDERACION ARGENTINA DE VOLEIBOL

Mr. Alejandro BOLGERI
Olazabal 1483
1428 BUENOS AIRES
Argentina

Tel: +54 (11) 4785 49 66
Fax: +54 (11) 4786 35 20
E-mail: info@fav.org.ar


Please address all questions and queries to:
Mr. Marcelo BIGAR
National Federation Competition Director
satelitemdq2004@yahoo.com.ar
 

 

EVENT OFFICE                                           VENUE

 

Turicentro Viates S.A
Mr. Carlos Hugo Gianni
Local 58 rambla Hotel Provincial (7600)
Mar del Plata, Provincia de
Buenos Aires Argentina
 


Mar Del Plata
Grande O Mogotes Beach
 

PLEASE NOTE:

Players are responsible for all their expenses including, but not limited to
, international airfare, visas, local transportation, hotel, food as well as miscellaneous expenses.
Players are requested to apply early enough for their entry visas, whenever needed.
 

HOTELS FOR ALL PLAYERS, MEDIA & GUESTS

MAIN DRAW:

Hotel Sasso
Av. Martínez de Hoz 3545
Punta Mogotes, Mar del Plata 
(7600) Provincia de Buenos Aires
Argentina

Tel : + 54 223 4842500
Fax : + 54 223  4842505


QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT PLAYERS, MEDIA & GUESTS

SHERATON * * * * *
Alem 4221, Tel.  54 223 4999000  Fax. 54 223 4999009

                Costa Galana * * * * *
               
Bv. Marítimo 5725, Tel.  54 223 4860000  Fax. 54 223 4862020 

                ASTOR * * * *
               
Entre Ríos 1649, Tel.  54 223 4921616  Fax. 54 223 4921619

Club del golf * * *
Aristóbulo del Valle 3641, Tel.  54 223 4513456  Fax. 54 223 4515878

ALbatros * *
Av. Martínez de Hoz 4167, Tel.  54 223 4840322  Fax. 54 223 4841049

F              For more information, please contact Mrs. Fedra Maya at +54 11 4811 5353 ext. 210;

e-mail    fedra.ventas@turicentro.com.ar
 

Players are personally responsible for all and any extra expenses at the hotel such as minibar, phone calls, laundry, etc., which must be paid at checkout time.
 
PRIZE MONEY AND WORLD POINTS BREAKDOWNS

US$ 15,000 prize money to be paid cash by the organizers to the Main Draw teams as per the following breakdown and immediately upon the definition of the event’s rankings:

Rank                  Total/team
1st                     2,300
2nd                    1,800
3rd                     1,500
4th                     1,200
5th x 2                   910                                                                            
7th x 2                   700                                                                                                
9th x 4                   550                                                                            
13th x 4                 375                                                                           
17th x 8                 160                

Points earned in this Satellite competition are valid for the FIVB World Ranking as per the following breakdown:

Rank            Individual points
1st               15                                                                         
2nd              13                                          
3rd               12                                                                           
4th               10                                                                           
5th x 2            9                                                                           
7th x 2            7                                                                                                
9th x 4          
  6                                                                           
13th x 4          4                                                                          
17th x 8          3
                                                                                                    

Please note that these points will NOT count toward the Olympic Qualification Ranking.
 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Main Draw: January 23rd - 24th

Semi finals: January 25th at 14h30

Finals: January 25th at 17h30

This event will have 24 team, double-elimination main draw competition with:

  • A maximum of 2 (or 3 if has enough points) host country teams, plus eventually an additional max. 3 host country teams if they are to qualify from the qualification tournament (with a total allowed participation of 10 teams in both the main and qualification tournaments).
     
  • A maximum of 3 foreign teams from the same country directly in the main draw, plus another maximum 1 foreign team if to qualify from the qualification tournament (with a total allowed participation of 7 teams in both the main and qualification tournaments).
     
  • 2 wild cards

Please note that the FIVB reserves the right to modify the competition entry regulations in order to fill the main draw roster.
 

PRELIMINARY INQUIRY & TECHNICAL MEETINGS

22nd             Arrival of Main Draw teams

                   19:00 Preliminary Inquiry 

                   20:00 Technical Meeting

                   at official hotel for Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

23rd             Main Draw

24th             Main Draw

25th             Semi-finals & finals

26th             Departure

Players must attend the Preliminary Inquiry meeting and present their uniforms (the Organizers will not be providing players’ tank tops / tops) and official forms (players' commitment, health certificate, prize money).

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


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