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  Aland  2007   Women's Open
15.08.2007 -  18.08.2007

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info General Info
Click here for Event Regulations: WT/06  Available -13 days before the start of the event
Promoter National Federation
Tournament Director: Simon Dahl
Address: Skarpansvägen 19, FIN-22100 Mariehamn, Finland
Tel: +358 (0)18 515 06
Mobile: +358 (0)457 35 515 06
Fax: +358 (0)18 515 09
E-mail: info@pafopen.com 
Website: www.pafopen.com
Press Director: TBA
 
Finland (Host national federation)
President: Mr Rauno Saari
Contact person: Mr Antti Heikkinen, antti.heikkinen@lentis.slu.fi
Address: Radiokatu 20, FIN-00093 SLU, Finland
Telephone: +358 9 34 81 21
Fax: +358 9 14 77 46
E-mail: office@lentis.slu.fi
Website: http://www.lentopalloliitto.fi
 
Map of the area (including the name of the closest aiport)

Airport :

  • Mariehamn, Mariehamn Airport (http://www.finavia.fi/airport_mariehamn)
  • Taxi services – Taxis at the rank outside the terminal operate in conjunction with scheduled flights. If you cannot find a taxi or arrive at the airport at other times, you can call a taxi by pressing the phone panel in the airport lobby.
  • Car hire – You can rent a car right at the airport. These rental firms can provide you with the car of your choice: Europcar (+358 403 062 892), Hertz (+358 20 555 2630) and Toyota-Rent (+358 18 22 285).
Host Broadcaster Venue

Name: MTV3
Contact Person: Tatu Lehmuskallio
Address: MTV Oy, Ilmalantori 2, FI-00240 Helsinki, Finland
Telephone: +358 10 300 5908
Fax: +358 10 300 5486
Email: tatu.lehmuskallio@mtv3.fi

 
Address: City centre of Mariehamn, Åland Islands.
 
 
Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
From what date: 15th of january
Address: Skarpansvägen 19
Tel: +358 (0)18 515 08
Tournament Director’s mobile: +358 (0)457 35 515 06
Admin Director’s mobile (Terese Flöjt): +358 (0)40 51 417 09
Fax: +358 (0)18 515 09
E-mail: info@pafopen.com


 

Name: Hotell Pommern
Address: Norragatan 8-10, 22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel: +358 18 15555
Fax: +358 18 15980
E-mail: info@pommern.aland.fi 
Website: http://www.hotellpommern.aland.fi
Category: 3 stars
Price: TBA

Name: Park Alandia Hotell
Address: Norra Esplanadgatan 3, 22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel: +358 18 14130
Fax: +358 18 17130
E-mail: parkhotell@vikingline.fi 
Website: http://www.vikingline.se/parkalandiahotel
Category: 3 stars
Price: TBA

Name: Savoy
Address: Nygatan 12, 22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel: +358 18 15400
Fax: +358 18 15045
E-mail: info@alandhotels.fi
Website: http://www.alandhotels.fi
Category: 3 stars
Price: TBA

Name: Hotell Adlon
Address: Hamngatan 7, 22100 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel: +358 18 15300
Fax: +358 18 15045
E-mail: info@alandhotels.fi
Website: http://www.alandhotels.fi
Category: 3 stars
Price: TBA


Other recommended hotels in the area: http://www.visitaland.com
http://www.alandhotels.fi
 


Main Draw Teams Hotel
Name: Hotell Arkipelag
Address: Strandgatan 31, 22100 Mariehamn
Tel: +358 18 24020 
Fax: +358 18 24384
E-mail: info@hotellarkipelag.aland.fi
Website: http://www.hotellarkipelag.com
 
Event Schedule
WOMEN:

Monday, August 13
13:00: Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any) at Parliament Building "congress room"
14:00: Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
Arrival of the qualification tournament teams
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Parliament Building "congress room"
20:00 Technical meeting qualification tournament at Parliament Building "congress room"

Tuesday, August 14
Qualification tournament
Arrival of main draw teams
20:00: Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) for the Main Draw teams at the aula outside "congress room"
21:00: Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) for the Main Draw teams at Parliament Building "congress room"

Wednesday, August 15
Main draw

Thursday, August 16
Main draw

Friday, August 17
Main draw
17.00 Semifinal 1
18.00 Semifinal 2

Saturday, August 18
12.30 Bronze medal match
16.00 Final

Sunday, August 19
Departure of the people concerned


Training courts available since: August 13
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 2


Note: The FIVB and the Promoter reserve the right to modify this schedule to accomodate media and TV-needs.

 

MEN:

Tuesday, August 14
13:00: Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any) at Parliament Building "congress room"
14:00: Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
Arrival of the qualification tournament teams
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at the aula outside the "congress room"
20:00 Technical meeting qualification tournament at Parliament Building "congress room"

Wednesday, August 15
Qualification tournament
Arrival of main draw teams
Arrival of main draw teams
19:00: Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) for the Main Draw teams Parliament Building "congress room"
20:00: Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) for the Main Draw teams 


Thursday, August 16
Main draw

Friday, August 17
Main draw

Saturday, August 18
Main draw
14.30 Semifinal 1
17.00 Semifinal 2

Sunday, August 19
14.00 Bronze medal match
15.30 Final

Monday, August 20
Departure of the people concerned


Training courts available since: August 13
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 2


Note: The FIVB and the Promoter reserve the right to modify this schedule to accomodate media and TV-needs.

Useful Information
Tournaments' Side Events Kids and senior camps, Coaching clinics, PAF Open Party, PAF Poker tournaments, Business seminars, After Beach
Ticketing

Ticketing all days - 14th-19th of August

Hospitality Package VIP-packages available TBC
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans Tuesday: Kids and senior beach camp, Wednesday: Kids and senior beach camp, Thursday: Kids and senior beach camp
Tentative TV Programming Eurosport, MTV3
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period) Average temperature 21,4 degrees Celsius, Maximum temperature 27degrees Celsius, minimum temperature 13 degrees Celsius, Sunrise 4.52 am, Sunset 8.53 pm
Currency Official currency is Euro, but Swedish kronor is accepted at most restaurants and shops.
Tourist Office Web Site

http://www.visitaland.com
http://www.aland.ax

Other recommended Hotels in the Area http://www.visitaland.com 
Popular Attraction http://www.visitaland.com
Other useful information Eastern European Time, GMT +2 hours