NEW CALENDAR UPDATE - November 15 2005

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**The 2005 Men's Dubai event has been postponed to April 2006 and upgraded to a double-gender Open**
 

 



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2005 Tournament "Final Fours"

 

Women's Calendar (August 25 2005)
Dates Country Event Site

Event's Title

Host Broadcaster

Prize Money

Bonus Pool

2005 Gold medalists Silver medalists Bronze medalists
 
May 17-21 China Open Shanghai China Shanghai Jinshan Open GSC US$100,000 US$100,000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Adriana & Shelda, BRA

Ana Paula & Shaylyn, BRA

May 25-29 Japan Open Osaka Japan Open MBS and TBS US$100,000 US$100,000

Ana Paula & Shaylyn, BRA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Adriana & Shelda, BRA
June 8-12 Italy Open Milano Italian Open RAI US$100,000 US$100,000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Karadassiou & Arvaniti, GRE

Pohl & Rau, GER

June 14-18 Switzerland Open Gstaad 1to1 Energy Open SRG-SSR US$100,000 US$100,000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Jian Tia & Wang Fei, CHN

Adriana & Shelda, BRA
June 21-25 Germany World Championships Berlin Swatch-FIVB World Championships
powered by Smart
RTL US$200,000 US$300,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Jian Tia & Wang Fei, CHN

June 28–July 2 Norway Grand Slam Stavanger ConocoPhillips Grand Slam NRK/TV Vest US$140,000 US$140,000

Karadassiou & Arvaniti, GRE

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Jian Tia & Wang Fei, CHN

July 5-9 Russia Open St. Petersburg St. Petersburg Open Sport TV Russia / RTR US$100,000 US$100,000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Renata & Talita, BRA

Leila & Ana Paula, BRA
July 12-16 Portugal Open Espinho Portugal Open Sport TV US$100,000 US$100,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Koutroumanidou & Tsiartsiani, GRE

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

July 26-30 France Grand Slam Paris Beach Volleyball Paris-Ile de France Grand Slam     France 3 and TMC US$140,000 US$140,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Jian Tia & Wang Fei, CHN

August 3-6 Austria Grand Slam Klagenfurt A1 Grand Slam presented by Nokia ORF US$140,000 US$140,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Wacholder & Youngs, USA

Jian Tia & Wang Fei, CHN

August 24-28 Canada Open Montreal Canada Open CBC US$100,000 US$100,000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Renata & Talita, BRA

Adriana & Shelda, BRA
August 30–September 03 Greece Open Athens Athens INFOTE Open ERT US$100,000 US$100,000

Renata & Talita, BRA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Adriana & Shelda, BRA
September 14-18 Indonesia Open Bali

Indonesia Women's Open 2005

TVRI US$100,000 US$100,000

Renata & Talita, BRA

Adriana & Shelda, BRA

Koutroumanidou & Tsiartsiani, GRE

October 18-22 Brazil Open Salvador Brazil Open SporTV/Globo US$100,000 US$100,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

Wacholder & Youngs, USA

October 26-October 30 Mexico Open Acapulco Corona Acapulco Open Televisa US$100'000 US$100'000

Juliana & Larissa, BRA

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Wacholder & Youngs, USA

November 16-20 South Africa Open Cape Town South Africa Open MNET Supersport US$100,000 US$100,000

May-Treanor & Walsh, USA

Juliana & Larissa, BRA 

Carolina & Maria Salgado, BRA

Prize Money US$ 1,820,000                               Bonus Pool US$ 1,920,000                          Total : US$ 3,740,000


                                             Men's Calendar (November 15 2005)
 

Dates Country Event Site

Event's Title

Host Broadcaster

Prize Money

Bonus Pool

2005 Gold medalists Silver medalists Bronze medalists
 
May 18-22 China Open Shanghai China Shanghai Jinshan Open       GSC US$100,000 US$100,000

C. Dieckmann & Scheuerpflug, GER

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Egger & M. Laciga, SUI

June 8-12 Croatia Open Zagreb VIP Open          HRT US$100,000 US$100,000

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

M. Dieckmann & Reckerman, GER

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

June 15-19 Switzerland Open Gstaad 1to1 Energy Open      SRG-SSR US$100,000 US$100,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Benjamin & Harley, BRA

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

June 22–26 Germany World Championships Berlin Swatch-FIVB World Championships
powered by Smart
    RTL US$200,000 US$300,000

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

Heyer & P. Laciga, SUI

Brink & Schneider, GER

June 29–July 3 Norway Grand Slam Stavanger ConocoPhillips Grand Slam  NRK/TV Vest US$140,000 US$140,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Benjamin & Harley, BRA

Heuscher & Kobel, SUI

July 6-10 Russia Open St. Petersburg St. Petersburg Open    Sport TV Russia / RTR US$100,000 US$100,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

Franco & Tande, BRA

July 13-17 Portugal Open Espinho Portugal Open        Sport TV US$100,000 US$100,000

Brink & Schneider, GER

M. Dieckmann & Reckerman, GER

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

July 20-24 Poland Open Stare Jablonki Mazury Open          TBD US$100,000 US$100,000

Egger & M. Laciga, SUI

M. Dieckmann & Reckerman, GER

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

July 27-31 France Grand Slam Paris Beach Volleyball Paris-Ile de France Grand Slam     France 3 US$140,000 US$140,000

Heuscher & Kobel, SUI

Gibb & Metzger, USA

Brink & Schneider, GER

August 3-7 Austria Grand Slam Klagenfurt A1 Grand Slam presented by Nokia            ORF US$140,000 US$140,000

C. Dieckmann & Scheuerpflug, GER

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

August 24-28 Canada Open Montreal Canada Open            CBC US$100,000 US$100,000

Benjamin & Harley, BRA

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

August 31–September 4 Greece Open Athens Athens INFOTE Open          ERT US$100,000 US$100,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Egger & M. Laciga, SUI

Benjamin & Harley, BRA

October 19-23 Brazil Open Salvador Brazil Open SporTV / Globo US$100,000 US$100,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

Gibb & Metzger, USA

October 25-October 29 Mexico Open Acapulco Corona Acapulco Open Televisa US$100,000 US$100,000

Emanuel & Ricardo, BRA

Cunha & Franco, BRA

Benjamin & Harley, BRA

Postponed to April 2006 U.A.Emirates Open Dubai The Dubai Beach Volleyball Open      Showtime US$100,000 US$100,000      
November 23-27 South Africa Open Cape Town South Africa Open MNET Supersport US$100,000 US$100,000

Marcio Araujo & Fabio, BRA

Egger & M. Laciga, SUI

Gibb & Metzger, USA

Prize Money US$ 1,720,000                               Bonus Pool US$ 1,820,000                          Total : US$ 3,540,000
 
Total Prize Money: US$ 3,540,000     Total  FIVB Bonus Pool: US$ 3,740,000     GrandTotal: US$ 7,280,000


16 Women’s events, including the SWATCH-FIVB World Championships and 3 Grand Slams
15 Men’s events, including the SWATCH-FIVB World Championships and 3 Grand Slams
Total of 31 events