FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger / Satellite Events & other International Events - 2007


Official calendar - Women / Men  -  last updated on 27 August
2007

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE NOT CLEARED UP THEIR SANCTION FINES AND/OR WHO HAVE NOT SIGNED THEIR CHALLENGER / SATELLITE PLAYERS' AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE EVENTS.


W
OMEN'S CALENDAR

Country Event Dates Qualification Main Draw Number of teams in the main draw Site Prize Money
Brazil Country vs Country 18 Feb N/A N/A  2 teams (BRAvUSA) Rio de Janeiro TBC
Monaco Exhibition 15-17 June N/A 15-17 June 10 Larvotto US$ 20,000
Spain Satellite 29 June - 1 July 29 June 30 June - 1 July 16 San SebastiÓn US$ 10,000
France Junior International event 3-7 July 3-4 July 5-7 July 48 Goelo TBC
Bulgaria Country vs Country 8 July N/A N/A  2 teams (BULvNED) Sofia TBC
France Exhibition 8-9 July N/A 8-9 July 6 Mandelieu la Napoule US$ 9,000
Italy Challenger 19-22 July 19-20 July 21-22 July 24 Eboli US$ 30,000
South Korea Exhibition 23-25 July N/A 23-25 July 16 Busan US$ 48,000
Cyprus Challenger 25-28 July 25 July 26-28 July 16 Geroskipou US$ 30,000
France Country vs Country 2 August N/A N/A  4 teams (FRA vBRA) Bezier TBC
South Korea Exhibition 2-3 August N/A 2-3 August 6 Geoje US$ 15,000
Finland Exhibition 10-12 August N/A 10-12 August 5 Turku N/A
Liechtenstein Satellite 8-11 August 8 August 9-11 August 16 Vaduz US$ 10,000
China Challenger 13-19 August N/A Olympic Format 24 Beijing US$ 50,000
Switzerland Exhibition 18 August N/A 18 August 4 Lausanne CHF 7,000
United Kingdom Exhibition 14-15 September N/A 14-15 September 8 Blackpool US$ 9,000
China -
Hong Kong
Challenger 7-11 November 7-8 November 9-11 November 16 Hong Kong US$ 30,000
United Arab Emirates Exhibition  8-9 November  N/A 8-9  November TBC Dubai US$ 20,000

 

MEN'S CALENDAR

Country Event Dates Qualification Main Draw Number of teams in the main draw Site Prize Money
Brazil Country vs Country 25 Feb N/A N/A 2 teams (BRAvUSA) Rio de Janeiro TBC
Switzerland Country vs Country 1-6 June N/A N/A 4 Aadorf TBC
Czech Rep.  Challenger 28/6-1/7 28 June 29/6-1/7 24 Brno US$ 30,000
France Junior International event 3-7 July 3-4 July 5-7 July 48  Goelo TBC
Cyprus Challenger 26-29 July 26 July 27-29 July 16 Geroskipou US$ 30,000
Finland Exhibition 10-12 August N/A 10-12 August 5 Turku N/A
Liechtenstein Satellite 9-12 August 9 August 10-12 August 16 Vaduz US$ 10,000
Switzerland Satellite 16-19 August 16 August 17-19 16 Lausanne US$ 15,000
Italy Challenger 31 Aug- 2 Sept 31 August 1 ľ 2 September 16 Milan US$ 30,000
Bulgaria Exhibition 9 Sept N/A N/A 2 Sofia No prize Money


* To be Confirmed

18 Women's Events / 10 Men's Events

 

The top 24 men's teams / 16 women's teams in the FIVB World Ranking (as per the standings 30 days before the start of the competition) are not allowed to take part in Challenger events.

The top 48 men's teams / 32 women's teams in the FIVB World Ranking (as per the standings 30 days before the start of the competition) are not allowed to take part in Satellite events.
Exceptions will be made for host country players as well as for 2 wild cards.


Challenger & Satellite Events
Generalities

Players who enter in both a Challenger and/or Satellite and World Tour event to be played on the same dates will not be sanctioned for not participating in the Challenger and Satellite events in case qualification to the main draw of the clashing World Tour event arises.
 
In order to enter teams in Challenger / Satellite events, please contact your respective National Volleyball Federation for further instructions as the entry system has changed since 2004.