Women's Japanese Open 2003
Osaka, 06 - 10 August

General Info

Promoter & National Federation info                     Map of the area
Event Office & Venue info                                         Handy Tips
Main Draw Teams Hotel & Prize Money info          Qualification Teams Hotels
Schedule of Women's and Men's Event

 
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Promoter National Federation

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Press Director

The Organizing Committee for Marine Festival
Mr.Tadakazu OBIKA
Osaka Dome 8th Floor
2-1 Naka 3 Choume Chiyozaki Nishi-Ku 
Osaka Japan 550-0023

+81-6-6585-2708 
+81-6-6585-2814
ova@pop13.odn.ne.jp
www.jva.or.jp

Mr. Akio YAMAMOTO

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Japan Volleyball Association
Mr. Tsutomu MURAI
1-1-1 Jinnan Shibuya-ku
150-50 Tokyo (Japan)

+81-3-3481-2335 
+81-3-3481-2339
beach@jva.or.jp

Event Office Venue

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Date of Activation

Tannowa Beach / Sennan - Satoumi
Misaki-cho
Sennan Gun
Osaka, Japan

+81-724-94-2810
+81-724-94-2820
August 4, 2003

Location 
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Tannowa Beach / Sennan - Satoumi Beach Volleyball Stadium
(Shiosai Bevalle)

Main Draw Teams Hotel Prize Money & Bonus Pool

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Ramada Kansai International Airport
3-3-34 Ichiba-nishi, Izumisano-shi, Osaka, Japan
+ 81-724-69-1112 
+ 81-724-69-5660
Single 7500yen 
Double 7500yen for one person
(Reservation: Direct)

Women’s Event
Prize Money
Bonus Pool
Total



US$ 80,000
US$ 50,000
US$ 130,000
Japanese Income Taxes of 20% 

Schedule of Women Event
Date & Time  
August 05 Arrival of Qualification Tournament teams
19.00h: Preliminary Inquiry at Ramada Kansai International Airport (mandatory attendance)
19.30h: General Technical Meeting at Ramada Kansai International Airport (mandatory attendance)
August 06 Qualification Tournament
August 07 Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
19.00h: Preliminary Inquiry at Ana Gate tower Hotel for Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)
19.30h: Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)
August 08 Main Draw - Departure of players not qualified for the Main Draw
August 09 Main Draw
August 10 Semi-finals & Finals
August 11 Departure
Note: the FIVB & the promoter reserve the right to modify this schedule to accomodate media's needs
Map of the Area

To get to the stadium by train:
1. Take the Nankai Railway train from Namba to Tannowa (local stop)
2. Upon exiting on the right there is a marked walkway over a small hill to the beach
3. Walk down the seaside walkway for approximately 1000metres to the beach volleyball stadium
4. Total time from the station to the stadium is 10-15 minutes walking

 

Handy Tips

Tournaments’ Side Events: Beach Volleyball Open (Womens domestic event) on 2-3 and 9-10 August,
Welcome party for Main Draw Teams on 7 August

Ticketing: free admission for spectators. VIP packages available by contacting the Osaka Volleyball Association at the follwoing e-mail address: beach@jva.or.jp

Host Broadcaster:

                      Name: MBS Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc

                      Web Site Address: www.mbs.co.jp

                      Tentative TV Programming: MBS Channel 4 - 11 August at 00:30 to 01:30

Weather Conditions (based on last year’s data for the same period) :

                      Minimum Temperature: 22°

                      Maximum Temperature: 35°

                      Sun Set: 18:50

                      Sun Rise: 05:20

GMT: + hour: -9 hours

Currency used: Japanese Yen

Tourist Office Web Site: sennan@jupiter.plala.or.jp

Other recommended Hotels in the Area: A very limited number of hotel rooms are available at the Marine Lodge (10 minutes walking distance from the stadium). Please contact the hotel at the following email address: obika@muc.biglobe.ne.jp

Popular Attractions: The tournament is part of a Marine Festival which encompasses many events such as a yacht race and a spectacular fire works display. It attracts over 60,000 spectators over its 10 days duration. The beach volleyball tournament provides a final event for the Festival
 

Qualification Teams Hotels
First Hotel                                                                                      Airport in Prince
3-
-18 UEMACHI,IZUMISANO CITY                                   16-3 WAKAMIYA,IZUMISANO CITY
OSAKA JAPAN                                                                           OSAKA JAPAN
Tel:
0724-62-0011                                                                          Tel: 0724-63-2211
Fax:
0724-62-5252                                                                          Fax: 0724-63-5200    
Web site:
http://www.firsthotel.jp/                                            Web site: http://www.kanku-city.or.jp/prince
Five minutes from Nankai Main Line Izumisano St.                Two minutes by foot from Nankai Main Line Izumisano St.
Single room / per night / per person:  5,800JPY                      
 Single room / per night / per person: 6,300JPY
Breakfast included                                                                        Breakfast included
Double room / per night / per person:  5,250JPY                      Double  room / per night / per person: 10,500JP
Breakfast included                                                                        Breakfast included