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  Gstaad  2007   Women's World Championship
24.07.2007 -  28.07.2007

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info General Info
 Click here for Event Regulations: WT/06
Promoter National Federation

Name: Sport Events Gstaad GmbH
Contact person: Ruedi Kunz,
Tournament Director or
Claudia von Siebenthal, Administration
Address: Postfach 377, CH – 3780 Gstaad
Tel:  +41 33 744 06 40
Mobile: +41 79 330 64 30
Fax:  +41 33 744 06 42
E-mail:  info@beachwm07.ch
Website: www.beachwm07.ch
Press Director: Adrian Wicky, Erika Herzig
info@beachwm07.ch
Fax: +41 (0) 33 744 06 42
 

President: Christoph Stern
Contact person (if different from the
President of the National Federation): Roger Schnegg
Address: Zieglerstrasse 29
Postfach 318
3000 Bern 14
Tel: +41 31 387 37 53
Fax: +41 31 387 37 58
E-mail: roger.schnegg@volleyball.ch
Website: www.volleyball.ch
Prize Money: 1 million USD
 
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Closest airport: Geneva International Airport or Berne, Belp – Bern Airport

Easiest form of local transportation available at the Airport:
 We pick up and return all main draw players from the airports Geneva, Berne, Basel and Zurich.

Host Broadcaster Venue
Name: SRG SSR
Contact Person: Mr. Adrian Boss
Address: Fernsehstrasse 14
CH-8052 Zurich
Telephone: +41013056402
Fax: +41013056429
 
Address: Village Gstaad, Center Court
Eisbahnareal
CH – 3780 Gstaad

Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
From what date: whole year opened
Address: Sport Events Gstaad GmbH
Postfach 377, CH – 3780 Gstaad
Tel: +41 33 744 06 40
Promoter’s mobile: +41 79 330 64 30
Administrative Director’s mobile: +41 78 703 47 31
Fax: +41 33 744 06 42
E-mail: info@beachwm07.ch
All other teams and trainers should 
please contact the Tourism Office Gstaad – 
Saanenland for accommodation: 
Telephone +41 33 748 81 81 or www.gstaad.ch.
 
Main Draw Teams Hotel

Women:
Hotel Gstaaderhof
Saagi
3780 Gstaad
Telephone: +41 33 748 63 63
Fax: +41 33 748 63 60
E-Mail: gstaaderhof@gstaad.ch
Website: www.gstaaderhof.ch

Reserved rooms: 216
Names of the team: TBC

Men:
Hotel Bernerhof
Bernerhofplatz
3780 Gstaad
Telephone: +41 33 748 88 44
Fax: +41 33 748 88 40
E-Mail: info@bernerhof-gstaad.ch
Website: www.bernerhof-gstaad.ch
Reserved rooms: 286
Names of the team: TBC


Grand Hotel Bellevue
Dorf 3780 Gstaad
Telephone: +41 33 748 00 00
Fax: +41 33 748 00 01

E-Mail:
info@bellevue-gstaad.ch
Website: www.bellevue-gstaad.ch


Sporthotel Victoria
Dorf
3780 Gstaad
Telephone: 033 748 44 22
Fax: 033 748 44 20

E-Mail:
info@victoria-gstaad.ch
Website: www.victoria-gstaad.ch


Officials Hotel:
Hotel Arc-en-ciel
****
Egglistrasse
3780 Gstaad
Tel: 033 748 43 43
Fax: 033 748 43 53
Info@arc-en-ciel.ch
www.arc-en-ciel.ch


We grant for all main draw players
the accommodation from the day
before the respective gender’s competition
until the day following the end of
the respective gender’s competition.

Special fares which can be applied to
the FIVB Family members, media representatives,
sponsors, etc:
Please contact for all other room reservations
 the booking central Gstaad Tourisme
(+41 33 748 81 81 www.gstaad.ch).
 

Event Schedule
INFORMATION UPDATED ON 24.07.07

WOMEN
:
July 23 Arrival of Women Main Draw
6pm – 7.30 pm Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)at the Sport Centre Gstaad (next to Side Courts) for the Main Draw teams
7.30pm – 8.30 pm Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at the Sport Centre Gstaad (next to Side Courts)) for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

July 24 Start Main Draw

July 25 Main Draw

July 26 Main Draw
1 Hour after the last match of each gender event
Drawing of lot for the 32-team single elimination bracket (Hotel Bellevue)

July 27 Main Draw

July 28 Semi-final and Finals (2 Matches)
10.00 1st Semi-Final
11.00 2nd Semi-Final

13.00 Bronze medal
14.00 Gold medal
15.00 Awarding

July 29 Departure Players

Training courts available since: 18.07.2007
Total of competition courts: 6
Total of warm-up courts: 4

Weekly schedule, Side events, Special programs

INFORMATION UPDATED ON 24.07.07

MEN
:
July 23 Arrival of Men Main Draw
6pm – 7.30 pm Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)at the Sport Centre Gstaad (next to Side Courts) for the Main Draw teams
7.30pm – 8.30 pm Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at the Sport Centre Gstaad (next to Side Courts)) for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

July 24 Start Main Draw

July 25 Main Draw

July 26 Main Draw
1 Hour after the last match of each gender event
Drawing of lot for the 32-team single elimination bracket (Hotel Bellevue)

July 27 Main Draw

July 28 Main Draw

July 29 Semi-final & Finals Matches
10.00 1st Semi-Final
11.00 2nd Semi-Final

13.30 Bronze medal
14.30 Gold medal

July 30 Departure Players

Training courts available since: 18.07.2007
Total of competition courts: 6
Total of warm-up courts: 4

Weekly schedule, Side events, Special programs

Teams Participation Criteria Prize Money & Competition Format
48 Teams per Gender
- Up to 6 host country teams
- Up to 4 foreign teams
- 3 Wild Cards
- Continental Participation granted
Prize Money 1 million USD

Pool Play and 32 teams Single Elimination
 
Useful Information
Tournaments' Side Events Beach Partys from Tuesday to Saturday with Live Bands, DJ’s etc. in the Sport Center
Ticketing Tickets are available from December 1st, 2006 on www.railaway.ch or www.ticketcorner.com.
Hospitality Package Please find below mentioned the rates. For more details please contact the Event Office (+41 33 744 06 40 or info@beachwm07.ch)
 

2. Rates in CHF

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

VIP Beach Package p/P, day

490

490

490

490

490

490

Incl. Side Events

520

520

520

520

520

520

Skylounge Package p/P, day

690

690

690

690

690

690

Inkl. Side Events

720

720

720

720

720

720

Beach Club for 2 persons

-

-

-

-

-

1500*

WM Club 2007 for 2 persons

-

-

-

-

-

3’000**

Kids Camp

- Kids Corner in the tournament village and the promenade of Gstaad.
- Sandpit game for children next to the side courts
- Kids animation through the whole fan mile of Gstaad during the whole week
- Kids World Championships Party from 17.00 – 21.00 Thursday or Friday

Tentative TV Programming TBD
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period) 15° min, 32° max, 7:15 am sun rise,
7:30 sunset, 50% humidity, GMT +1
Currency Swiss Francs (CHF)
Tourist Office Web Site www.gstaad.ch
Other recommended Hotels in the Area www.gstaad.ch
Popular Attraction Very cheap accommodation possibility in the tent village with almost 500 family tents (5 pers.) very closed to the Beach Partys. For more details please contact our website www.beachwm07.ch.
Other useful information Train Schedule available under www.sbb.ch