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  Brighton  2008 
04.09.2008 -  07.09.2008

 
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Brighton, England

September 3 - 7, 2008

SWATCH  FIVB JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Promoter National Federation

Company: Urban Event Management
Contact Persons: Tim Cantle-Jones
Address: Plummer Tower, Croft Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6NG


Tel: 0044 (0) 191 222 0440
Mobile:
0044 (0) 771118385

Fax: 0044 (0) 1922 211128
E-mail: info@urbanevent.co.uk
Website: http://www.urbanevent.co.uk/

 

english volleyball association
Suite B, Loughborough Technology centre
Epinal way
Loughborough LE11 3GE
ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (1509) 63 16 99
Fax: +44 (1509) 63 16 89
e-mail: info@volleyballengland.org
Website: www.volleyballengland.org
President: Mr. Richard CALLICOTT
Map of the area & closest aiports

 

 

 

 

Closest Airport : London Gatwick (LGW)
City, Name of Airport: London, Gatwick

Distance from London Gatwick airport to Brighton: 29 miles/40 minutes

Host Broadcaster

Venue

Contact Person: to follow asap
Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:
Address: NIVEA SUN Yellowave
Beach Sports Venue
299 Madeira Drive 
Brighton 
BN2 1PS
Website: www.brightonbeachvolleyball.com

Event Office

Organizers chart

From what date: Friday 29/08/08
Address: NIVEA SUN Yellowave
Beach Sports Venue
299 Madeira Drive 
Brighton 
BN2 1PS
Promoter's mobile: 0044(0)771118385
Administrative Director's mobile:
0044(0)7957551185

 
 
 
Tournament Director: Tim Cantle-Jones
Contact tel: 0044 (0) 191 222 0440
Fax: 
Mobile: 
e-mail: tim@urbanevent.co.uk

NF Delegate: TBC asap
Contact tel: 
Fax: 
e-mail: 

Competition Director: Mark Kontopoulos 
Contact tel: 0044 (0) 7884 307208
Fax: 0044 (0) 1509631689
e-mail: markonto@yahoo.com

Press Director: Mel Berry
Contact tel: 0044 (0) 115 9258777
Fax: 0044 (0) 115 9161615
Mobile: 0044 (0) 7720 840898
e-mail: melanie.berry@perfectmotion.org

Administrative Director: Gemma Nunnerley
Contact tel: 0044 (0) 1509 631699
Fax: 0044 (0) 1509 631689
Mobile: 0044 (0) 7957 551185
e-mail: g.nunnerley@volleyballengland.org

Financial Director: Ian Taylor
Contact tel: 0044 (0) 273292711
Fax: 0044 (0) 1273 292717
e-mail: Ian.Taylor@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Accomodation & Transport: WGT Sport (Alistair Howard)

Contact tel: 0044 (0) 121 506 9160

e-mail: stephen@wgtsport.com and laura@wgtsport.com

Main Draw Teams and Officials Hotel

Qualification Teams Hotel
Name: Jurys Inn Brighton
Address:c/o WGT Sport

Blythe Valley Innovation Centre

Central Boulevard

Blythe Valley Business Park

Solihull

West Midlands

B90 8AJ


Tel:
+44 (0) 121 5069160

Fax:+44 (0) 121 5069157


E-mail: stephen@wgtsport.com and laura@wgtsport.com
Name:Thistle Brighton
Address:c/o WGT Sport

Blythe Valley Innovation Centre

Central Boulevard

Blythe Valley Business Park

Solihull

West Midlands

B90 8AJ


Tel:
+44 (0) 121 5069160

Fax:+44 (0) 121 5069157


E-mail: stephen@wgtsport.com and laura@wgtsport.com
Board and lodging

The promoter has appointed WGT Sport to manage all accommodation requirements. The promoter will bear the costs of board and lodging for all participating teams, (NOT their National Federations' Delegates) in the main draw (total of 48 teams) until the end of the Pool Play and afterward only 16 teams remaining in double rooms in the Jurys Inn hotel (4*). The promoter will not cover any board and lodging expenses for the qualification competition teams, coaches, NF head of delegation, athletes' parents or other people accompanying the players.

Athletes are responsible for any and all extra expenses at the hotel such as mini-bar, phone calls, laundry, etc. These expenses must be paid at checkout.

Athlete eligibility & Entry Regulations
All athletes participating must be born on January 1, 1988 or thereafter. Only National Federations that will 
send by the 4th of August 2008 the FIVB Junior/Youth World Championships Athlete's agreement and Team 
Entry form along with a copy of their passport can be considered eligible to take part in the event.
It is mandatory to appoint a Head Delegate to accompany all teams from each country.
By 13th August, the English Volleyball Association will communicate to all parties the definitive list of eligible 
participating teams in the Main Draw and in the Qualification Tournament, along with the final Event's 
Regulations.
Transportation

All athletes (or their respective NF's) are responsible to bear the expenses of their own international and domestic airfare to and from the closest international or local airports as well as for any airport taxes or visa expenses.
Athletes are requested to apply early for their entry visas, whenever needed

All main draw teams are required to communicate to WGT Sport their respective travel itinerary through the appropriate form no later than 31st August. The above is to be sent to WGT Sport, to the following fax +44 (0) 121 5069158 or e-mail: stephen@wgtsport.com and laura@wgtsport.com.

All local transportation for all participating main draw teams, head of delegations and all officials will be ensured by WGT Sport to/from London Gatwick International airport as well as to/from the hotel to the competition venue.

Event Schedule

WOMEN:

Date & Time Event

02/09/2008
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams

• 18:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at TBC for the Qualification Tournament teams
• 19:30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at TBC for the Qualification Tournament teams

03/09/2008
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams

• 19:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at TBC for the Main Draw teams
• 20:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at TBC for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

04/09/2008
Main Draw Pool Play (24 matches)

• 20:00 OFFICIAL PRESENTATION of ALL MAIN DRAW TEAMS at TBC

05/09/2008
Main Draw Pool Play (12 matches)
• 20:00 Technical Meeting Single Elimination

06/09/2008
Departure of the persons concerned (8 eliminated teams)
Main Draw Single Elimination (8+4 matches)

07/09/2008
• 11:30 Semi-Final 1
• 12:30 Semi-Final 2
• 15:30 Final Bronze Medal
• 17:30 Final Gold Medal


08/09/2008 Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available from: 31/08/2007
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

8 September 2007 Departure of Teams

 

MEN:


Date & Time Event

02/09/2008
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams

• 19:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at

TBC for the

Qualification Tournament teams
• 20:30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at

TBC for the

Qualification Tournament teams

03/09/2008
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams

• 20:30 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at

TBC for the Main

Draw teams
• 21:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at

TBC for the Main

Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

04/09/2008
Main Draw Pool Play (12 matches)

• 20:00 OFFICIAL PRESENTATION of ALL MAIN DRAW

TEAMS at TBC

05/09/2008
Main Draw Pool Play (24 matches)
• 20:00 Technical Meeting Single Elimination

06/09/2008
Departure of the persons concerned (8 eliminated teams)
Main Draw Single Elimination (8+4 matches)

07/09/2008
• 09:30 Semi-Final 1
• 10:30 Semi-Final 2
• 14:30 Final Bronze Medal
• 16:30 Final Gold Medal


08/09/2008 Departure of the persons concerned

Training courts available from: 31/08/2007
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

8 September 2007 Departure of Teams

 Qualification Criteria
TEAMS WILL BE SELECTED TO PLAY IN THE EVENT IN PRIORITY AS FOLLOWS:

1 - The 2007 Beach Volleyball Junior World Championships ranking

2 - National Federations promoting FIVB World Tour events (In priority Grand Slam, Double Gender’s Open, 
Single Gender’s Open)

3 - Countries currently hosting Challenger and/or Satellite events

4 - The countries with (senior) players featured in the FIVB World Ranking

5 - National Federations promoting continental events grass roots activities

6 - Each continent will be guaranteed one team in the main draw, if not already qualified through points 1, 
2, 3, 4 & 5

Country quota per gender: 
2 host country teams
1 team per country through NF nomination. 
Each foreign NF may have the possibility to provisionally enrol a second team per gender's event to fill the 
roster of the main draw or of the qualification tournament. 
The first team having the priority and the second team must be declared 
30 days before the start of the event through the appropriate FIVB form.

Qualification tournament : 16 teams playing in a pool system or 24 teams playing in single elimination (to 
be agreed at a later stage)
Main Draw : 24 teams as follows:
2 host country teams
4 wild cards
14 teams as per above criteria
4 teams from the qualification tournament

Useful information

Uniforms: The Organisers will provide tank tops for all Athletes in a sufficient quantity, in accordance to the 
FIVB uniform regulations. All Athletes' uniforms will be checked during the Preliminary Inquiry. Players on the 
same Team must wear the same colour and style of shorts/brief. The display of the Athletes’ sponsors' logos 
on shorts/briefs and accessories are free as long as it complies with FIVB advertising regulations. (Presence 
of FIVB Presenting Sponsor (Swatch), country code and FIVB number is mandatory on all tops and tank tops).

Rewarding: The winning men's and women's teams of the SWATCH FIVB Junior World Championships will 
have the right to take part in the main draw of one FIVB-Swatch World Tour event scheduled in 2008 or 
in 2009.
The FIVB will grant a wild card at this World Tour event to the two gold medallists winning teams; the wild 
card should be mutually agreed by the FIVB, the National Federation of the teams concerned and the 
Organisers.
The promoter of the SWATCH FIVB Junior World Championships will bear the international travel costs in 
economy class for the 2 winning teams to the above mentioned events.
The teams ranked in the first three places will receive medals at the EVENT. Please take note that this 
event will not attribute any prize money;

Doping: The FIVB reserves the right to perform random doping controls, as per FIVB rules and regulations;

Coaching: National Federations can designate one coach per team who must be approved a minimum of 30 
days before the event concerned by the FIVB. Promoters to give accreditation that allows coaches to be 
seated in a designated area on the centre court. 
On outside courts, coaches must stay within a designated area determined by the FIVB technical supervisor.

Forfeit: In case of forfeit of an enrolled team, each NF is responsible to inform both the FIVB and the 
organizer in writing in due time. Sanctions may be applied 
by the FIVB in case of last minute withdrawals, which are not due to force majeure;

Withdrawal Force Majeure: In case of forfeit of an enrolled team, each NF is responsible to inform both the 
FIVB and the organisers in writing in due time. Sanctions may be applied by the FIVB in case of withdrawals 
happening after the issue of the confirmed list of participating teams, which are not due to force majeure;

For FIVB forms please click on the following link:
http://www.fivb.org/EN/Beachvolleyball/Partnership_Opportunities/Forms/Forms.htm
Officials 
FIVB Technical Supervisor: Sara Seravalli 
FIVB Referee Delegate: André Trottier
FIVB International (Neutral) Referees: Vassilis Vassiliadis
FIVB International (Neutral) Referees: Maria Ferreira
FIVB International (Neutral) Referees: Julien Bruxelles
FIVB International (Neutral) Referees: Rene Petton
 
9 National Referees will be assigned by the English Volleyball 
Association in agreement with the FIVB.
Rules of the game & Sport equipment
 
FIVB Official Beach Volleyball Rules 2007 are on the FIVB 
Web site: http://www.fivb.org/beachvolleyball

Official Ball: MIKASA VLS-200 
Swatch Net: to be provided by the SWATCH
Tournament Ranking
1st ranked team (Winner final 1/2 place)
2nd ranked team (Loser final 1/2 place)
3rd ranked team (Winner final 3/4 place)
4th ranked team (Loser final 3/4 place)

4 teams X 5th place: Losers 1/4 final 
8 teams X 9th place: Losers first round direct 
elimination
8 teams X 17th place: Non-qualified teams of the 
Preliminary Phase.

NO WORLD RANKING POINTS WILL BE ALLOCATED 
TO THE PARTICIPATING ATHLETES
Tournament seeding

As per FIVB regulation implemented in 2007, the seeding

regulations will be announced in detail throughout the

Event's Regulations and by the Technical Supervisor at the

Technical Meetings

Tournaments' side events Information to follows in coming months
Ticketing (if any) Information to follow asap
Hospitality Package Information to follow asap
Kids Camp Information to follow asap

TV & Radio Channels covering the event

 

Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period)

 

 

 

 

Currency

 

Tourist Office Web Site

 

Popular Attraction

To be advised asap

minimum 15_C
maximum 19_C
sunrise 06:11
sunset 19:50
 

 

GB Pounds
 

http://www.visitbrighton.com/

Brighton Pavilion, Brighton Pier.