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  Gdansk  2008  Satellite
26.07.2008 -  27.07.2008

 
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FIVB Satellite Pomeranka Cup 2008
Gdansk, Poland

Promoter National Federation
Name: Polish Beach Volleyball Foundation
President: Wojciech Mielcarz

Contact person: Magdalena Mielcarz
Address: Poland, 01-163 Warsaw, 31A Ostroroga Str.
Tel/fax: (+48) 22 862 40 07, (+48) 22 888 29 35
Mobile: (+420) 724367171 or (+48) 601237033
E-mail: fsp@fsp.org.pl
Website: www.fsp.org.pl

Press Director: Agnieszka Pizior –Dobroczyńska
Telephone: (+48) 22 521 60 43
E-mail: a.pizior@pomeranka.pl
Name: Polish Volleyball Federation
President: Mirolaw Przedpelski

Contact person: Olga Syropiatko, Beach Volleyball Co-ordinator
Address: Poland, 02-548 Warsaw,13 Grazyny 13 Str.
Telephone and Fax numbers: (+48) 224408344; (+48) 224408345; (+48) 224408347
E-mail: pzps@pzps.pl; osyropiatko@pzps.pl
Website: www.pzps.pl
Maps

             Gdansk located in the north of Poland, at the Baltic Sea, in the Gdansk Bay, together with Sopot and Gdynia form the so called Tri-City. Gdansk maintains direct flight connections with many German and Scandinavian cities. There are also direct flights from /to the UK, Spain and Italy, as well as the capital of Poland (Warsaw).        

Airport :
• Gdansk - Rebiechowo, Lech Walesa Airport; located a mere 10 km from the centre of Gdansk, about the same distance from the centre of Sopot and 23 km from the centre of Gdynia (15-20 minutes drive from the airport to the Event venue in Gdansk Jelitkowo).
• Local transportation*:
- Taxi: CITY PLUS TAXI rank located in front of the main entrance to the passenger terminal (~aproximately 60 PLN to city centre)
- Bus: Line 110 - Airport Gdansk (Port Lotniczy) - Wrzeszcz PKP (26 minutes)
- Bus: Line B - Airport Gdansk (Port Lotniczy) - City Center (Upland Gate - Brama Wyzynna) 40 minutes
- Night bus: N3 - night line to the city center or to Wrzeszcz

Local Bus transportation fares (1 zloty:
- up to 15 minutes 2,00 zł
- up to 45 minutes 2,80 zł
- up to 60 minutes 4,20 zł
- up to 24 hours 9,10 zł
- tickets can be bought at RUCH booths (all tickets) or bus drivers (only Travel cards with 3 tickets)
- tickets have to be punched at the BUS
- luggage and hand-luggage - free of charge

* The promoter will cover all the transportation costs from the airport / railway station to the Event venue of all the teams taking part in the main draw (including arrivals costs on the basis of submitted bills).

Host Broadcaster Sponsors
Name: Polsat Television
Contact Person: Marian Kmita
Address: 04-175 Warsaw, 77 Ostrobramska Str,
Telephone: (+48) 22 715 92 73
Fax: (+48) 22 715 92 72
Email: mkmita@polsat.com.pl
Name: Pomeranka Sp. z o.o.
Contact Person:
Address: 02-515 Warsaw, 15 Puławska Str.
Telephone: (+48) 22 521 60 43,
Fax: (+48) 22 521 60 41
Email: a.pizior@pomeranka.pl

Name: Asekuracja Sp. z o.o.
Contact Person: Wojciech Mielcarz
Address: 01-163 Warsaw, 31A Ostroroga Str.
Telephone: (+48) 22 888 29 35
Fax: (+48) 22 862 40 07
Email: info@asekuracja.com.pl
Event Office Venue
From what date: July 23rd, 2008
Address: Neptun Park - Pomeranka Sp. z o.o. , 80-341 Gdansk 
Jelitkowo, 6-16 Wypoczynkowa Str.
Tel: (+48) 58 558 10 34
Promoter’s mobiles: (+420) 724367171 or (+48) 601237033
Fax: (+48) 58 558 10 34
E-mail: fsp@fsp.org.pl
Address: Gdansk Jelitkowo – Beach entry No. 60

Main Draw teams hotel Qualification Teams Hotel
Name: Novotel Gdansk Marina
Address: 80-342 Gdańsk, 20 Jelitkowska Str., Poland
Tel: (+48) 58 558 91 00
Fax: (+48) 58 553 04 60
E-mail: nov.marina@orbis.pl



Costs covered by the promoter:

The promoter will cover the double room board & lodging costs of all the teams taking part in the main draw.

All players are however personally responsible for all and any extras at the hotel such as mini-bar, pay TV, phone calls, laundry, etc. that must be paid at checkout.
Name: Hotel Posejdon
Address: 80-341 Gdansk Jelitkowo, 30 Kapilczna Str.
Tel: (+48) 58 511 30 00
Fax: (+48) 58 511 32 00
E-mail: posejdon@orbis.pl
Category: ***
Price: 150 PLN – 450 PLN depending on the room standard

Name: Hotel Moris
Address: 80-342 Gdańsk Jelitkowo, 10 Bursztynowa Str.
Tel: (+48) 58 558 26 75
Fax: (+48) 58 558 26 75
E-mail: hotel@hotel-moris.com.pl 
Category: ***
Price: single room 320 PLN, double room 390 PLN

Name: Dwor Prawdzica
Address: 80-341 Gdańsk Jelitkowo, 198 Piastowska Str.
Tel: (+48) 58 553 50 15
Fax: (+48) 58 553 10 79
E-mail: prawdzic@prawdzic.com.pl
Category: ***
Price: single room 200 PLN, double room 300 PLN

Name: Hotel Rzemieslnik
Address: 80-341 Gdańsk Jelitkowo, 206 Piastowska Str.
Tel: (+48) 58 553 00 57
Fax: (+48) 58 553 18 12
E-mail: biuro@rzemieslnik.eu
Category: **
Price: single room 125 PLN, double room 230 PLN

The Promoter will not cover costs of Qualification 
Tournament participants. 

Event Schedule

WOMEN:

July 24th (Thursday) Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams

13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any) at the Event venue
14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any) at the Event venue
19:00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Neptun Park (Conference Room) for the Qualification Tournament teams
20:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Neptun Park (Conference Room) for the Qualification Tournament teams

July 25th (Friday) Qualification Tournament & Arrival of Main Draw teams

9:00 Qualification Tournament at the Event venue
19:00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Neptun Park (Conference Room) for the Main Draw teams
20:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Neptun Park (Conference Room) for the Main Draw teams
~20:00 Live music concert at the Event venue

July 26th (Saturday) Main Draw (16 teams double-elimination) from 9:00 onwards

~20:00 VIP Reception for invited guests and participants

July 27th (Sunday) Main Draw Semi-finals and Finals

11:00 Semi-finals
13:00 Finals
~15:00 Closing ceremony followed by teams departures

Training courts available since (date): July 24th, 2008
Total # of competition courts: 2
Total # of warm-up courts: 1


		
Prize Money and World Ranking Points Tournament Side Events

USD 15,000

Rank

Prize Money *

Individual Points **

1st

USD 3,400

17

2nd

USD 2,400

15

3rd

USD 1,700

13

4th

USD 1,300

11

5th (2x)

USD 1,000

10

7th (2x)

USD 600

7

9th (4x)

USD 450

5

13th (4x)

USD 300

3

* USD$ 15,000.- prize money to be paid cash in dollars by the Promoter, without the deductions, to main draw teams as per the above breakdown & upon conclusion of the event.

** No points toward the 2008 Olympic Qualification season will be attributed.

- Live music concert at the Event venue
- VIP Reception for invited guests and participants

 

Ticketing Hospitality Package
Free entrance to the Event venue (750 seats), except for the VIP tribune (150 seats) accessible only upon  accreditation. FOR PLAYERS EVENT T-SHIRTS + COMPETITION TOPS
Kid Camp Tentative TV Programming
TBC TBC
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period)

General: Summer, which begins in June, is predominantly warm but hot at times (with temperature reaching as high as 35-40° C at least once per year), with plenty of sunshine interlaced with heavy rains. July and August are the hottest months.
Avg temp high: 23.0° C / 73.4° F
Avg temp low: 12.0° C / 54.0° F
Sunrise: 4:45 AM CET
Sunset: 8:58 PM CET
GMT: +1 hour

Currency Polish zloty: 1 PLN = 2.22 USD or 3.44 EUR
Tourist Office Website
Gdańsk Tourist Organisation: www.got.gdansk.pl/www/?lg=en

Polish Tourist Association:
www.pttk-gdansk.pl/english.php
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