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  Rimini  2005  Challenger
15.07.2005 -  17.07.2005

 
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Promoter National Federation

RCS SPORT- LA GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT
Via Solferino 28
20121 Milan
ITALY

Tel: +39 02 62828637
Roberto.salvador@rcs.it
Enrico.busto@rcs.it
Francesca.piccolo@rcs.it
(for logistics information)

FEDERAZIONE ITALIANA PALLAVOLO
Via Vitorchiano, 107-109
00189 ROME
ITALY

Tel: +39 (06) 3685 9472

 
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RCS SPORT- LA GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT SPIAGGIA LIBERA PIAZZALE BOSCOVICH
Prize Money & World Ranking Points Hotel

US$ 30,000.- prize money to be paid by the organizer to main draw teams as per the following breakdown, in cash & upon conclusion of the event:

Rank                      Total/team                                                     
1st                      4,
800
2nd                     3,
900                                                     
3rd                     
3,000   
4th                      2,
300
2 x 5th                1,500                                                     
2 x 7th                1,200                                                     
4 x 9th                   9
50                                                     
4 x 13th                 700                                                     
8 x 17th                 500                                                     

Rank                         Individual points

1st                           30             
2nd                          27                                            
3rd                          
24            
4th                           21                                            
2 x 5th                     18                                            
2 x 7th                    
15                                            
4 x 9th                     12                                                
4 x 13th                     9             
8 x 17th                     6   

Main hotel:  TBD

Recommended travel agency:
PA promozione alberghiera di Rimini
Ms. Antonietta

Tel: +39 0541305884
Fax: +30 0541305879 
antonietta@promozionealberghiera.it

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

All players are personally responsible for all and any extras at the hotel such as minibar, phone calls, laundry, etc that must be paid at checkout.

 
Competition Format & Event Schedule

Country quota playoff: to determine the teams advancing to the qualification tournament.

Qualification Tournament: single-elimination to qualify 8 teams

Main Draw: double-elimination of 24 teams

Thursday July 14th    
  
Arrival of Qualification Tournament teams

19h00  Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) on center court for qualification tournament teams

20h00  Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) on center court for qualification tournament teams
 

Friday July 15th   

Qualification Tournament

Arrival of Main Draw teams

19h00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance) on center court for main draw teams

20h00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) on center court for main draw teams (mandatory attendance)
 

Saturday July 16th             

Main Draw

Departure of players not qualified for the main draw
 

Sunday July 17th

Semi-finals & final matches
 

Monday July 18th

Departure 

Training courts available from Thursday, onward: (1 court)
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Transportation and Uniforms

Players are responsible for their own international and domestic airfare and for any airport taxes or visa expenses. Players are requested to apply early enough for their entry visas, whenever needed.

The organisers will arrange and be responsible for all local transportation for all main draw participants, Officials and referees, including transportation between the nearest international airport (Rimini or Bologna) and the site, and when needed, between the official hotel(s) (more far away than 1 km) and the venue of any technical and official hospitality or social functions.

Uniforms will be checked during the Preliminary Inquiry. Players of the same team must wear the same colour and style of shorts. The display of players' sponsorsí logos on shorts and accessories is free as long as it complies with FIVB advertising regulations.

Organisers will provide playing tops for the Saturday and Sunday matches only.

Only players who have signed the 2005 Challenger/Satellite Player's Agreement and who have no outstanding fines will be considered eligible to take part in this event.