FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger / Satellite Events & other International Events - 2005


Official calendar - Women / Men  -  last updated on December 14th

Women's US$ 50'000 Thailand Challenger event in Phuket from December 27-30 2005. Hurry to enroll -
list remains open.
 

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 from 2004.

PLEASE ALSO 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 v. Country February 13 N/A N/A BRA v. USA Rio de Janeiro US$ 18'000
Thailand Satellite February 24-27 February 24 February 25-27 16 Bangkok US$ 10'000
France Country v. Country May 7-8 N/A N/A FRA v. ESP Montpellier -
Finland Exhibition June 16-19 N/A N/A 6 Turku US$ 3'600
France Satellite July 23-24 - July 23-24 16 St. Jean de Monts US$ 10'000
Italy Satellite July 22-24 July 22 July 23-24 16 Alba Adriatica US$ 10'000
 France Exhibition July 24-25 N/A N/A 8 Cannes US$ 20'000
*Korea Challenger July 28-30 July 28 July 29-30 16 Seoul US$ 50'000
Italy Satellite July 29-31 July 29 July 30-31  16 Palinuro US$ 10'000
Italy Satellite August 5-7 August 5 August 6-7  16 Vasto US$ 10'000
 Switzerland Satellite August 10-13 August 10 August 11-13   16 Lausanne US$ 15'000
Liechtenstein Satellite August 18-21 August 18 August 19-21 16 Vaduz US$ 10'000
France Satellite August 20-21 - August 20-21 16 Le Lavandou US$ 10'000
*Holland Satellite August 31-September 3 August 31 September   1-3 16 Vaals US$ 10'000
Argentina Satellite Oct. 11-15 Oct. 11 Oct. 13-15 16 Buenos Aires US$ 10'000
Cuba Satellite Nov. 10-13 Nov. 10 Nov. 11-13 16 Havana US$ 10'000
Thailand Challenger December 27-30 December 27 December 28-30 24 Phuket US$ 50'000

 

MEN'S CALENDAR

Country Event Dates Qualification Main Draw Number of teams in the main draw Site Prize Money
Brazil   Country v. Country  February 6 N/A N/A BRA v. USA Rio de Janeiro US$ 18'000
   France Country v. Country May 7-8 N/A N/A FRA v. ESP Montpellier -
    Finland Satellite June 16-19 June 16 June 17-19 16 Turku US$ 10'000
   Italy Challenger July 1-3 July 1 July 2-3 24 Cagliari US$ 30'000
   Italy Challenger July 7-10 July 7 July 8-10 24 Roseto degli Abruzzi US$ 30'000
  Italy Challenger July 15-17 July 15 July 16-17  24  Rimini US$ 30'000
   Morocco Satellite July 23-24 - July 23-24  16 Casablanca US$ 15'000
    France Satellite July 23-24 - July 23-24 16 St. Jean de Monts US$ 10'000
Italy Satellite July 22-24 July 22 July 23-24 16 Alba Adriatica US$ 10'000
    Ukraine Challenger July 27-31 July 27-28 July 29-31  32 Kiev US$ 30'000
   Italy Satellite July 29-31 July 29 July 30-31  16 Palinuro US$ 10'000
Italy Satellite August 5-7 August 5 August 6-7  16 Vasto US$ 10'000
 Switzerland Satellite August 11-14 August 11 August 12-14  16 Lausanne US$ 15'000
Estonia Country v. Country August 13 N/A N/A EST v. ARG Parnu Beach -
Liechtenstein Satellite August 18-21 August 18 August 19-21 16 Vaduz US$ 10'000
France Satellite August 19-21 August 19 August 20-21 16 Le Lavandou US$ 10'000
  Holland Satellite   September     1-4 September    1 September   2-4 16 Vaals US$ 10'000
Madeira Challenger September 8-10 September 8 September 9-10 16 Porto Santo US$ 30'000
Brazil Exhibition September 18 N/A N/A 4 Fortaleza US$ 8'000
  Argentina Satellite Oct. 12-16 Oct. 12 Oct. 14-16  16 Buenos Aires US$ 10'000
Cuba    Satellite  Nov. 17-20 Nov. 17 Nov. 18-20  16 Havana US$ 10'000


* Event cancelled

** Event still to be officially confirmed

 

17 Womenís Events / 21 Menís 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 from 2004.