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  Prague  2008   Men's Open
06.05.2008 -  11.05.2008

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info
 

Click here for the Event's Regulation (WT/06)

Title of the Event
 
Promoter National Federation
Name: Ceska sportovni
Contact person: Mr. Vladimir Safarik
Address: Na Prikope 9/11, Prague 1
Tel:  
Mobile: +420 604 273 161
Fax:  +420 233 321 722
E-mail: vladmiir.safarik@ceskasportovni.cz 
Website: http://www.beachpragueopen.cz/
Press Director: Mrs. Michaela Drobna
President: Antonin Lebl
Contact person (if different from the President 
of the National Federation): Josef Beneš 
Address: Zátopkova 100/2, Praha 6
Telephone and Fax numbers: +420257215269
E-mail: cvf@cvf.cz
Website: www.cvf.cz
Map of the area
Airport : 
	City, Name of Airport   Prague - Ruzyne
	Easiest form of local transportation available at the Airport 
Bus transportation to Metro station Dejvicka
Host Broadcaster Venue
Name: Česká televize
Contact Person: Otakar Černý
Address: Kavčí Hory, Praha 4
Telephone: +420235621734
Fax: +420235621734
Email: otakarcerny@ceskatelevize.cz

Stvanice Stadium

For CQ matches only:
Strahov Stadium – Time Out Arena
Strahov 1230
Prague 6, 169 00

(see below)

 
Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
Tenisovy areal Stvanice, 
Ostrov Stvanice 38, 170 00 Prague 7

Mr. Josef Benes – 
tournament director (+ 420 602 261 363) 
Josef.benes@csob.cz
Mr. Josef Benes sen. – 
national federation delegate (+420 602 394 808) 
josef.benes@cvf.cz
Mr. Vladimír Safarik – 
administrative director (+420 604 273 161) 
Vladimir.safarik@ceskasportovni.cz
Mr. Martin Slambor – 
competition director (+420 602 108 208) 
slambor@cvf.cz
Mr. Martin Gross – 
operational director (+420 602 316 630) 
gross@ghproduction.cz
Mr. Milan Labasta – 
referee director (+420 603 477 520) 
mila@pvnet.cz
Mr. Lubos Kuchta – 
technical manager (+420 602 518 192) 
beachvolleyball@volny.cz
Mr. Jiri Mazanek – 
promotion director (+420 737 215 003) 
jiri.mazanek@ceskasportovni.cz
Mrs. Michaela Drobna – 
press director (+420 602 302 036) 
drobna@mdproduction.cz
HOTEL SAVOY Prague 5¬¬*****
Address: Keplerova 218/6, Prague 1
Tel:  +420 224 302 302
Fax:  +420 224 302 128
E-mail:  info@hotel-savoy.cz
Category: 5****
Price: app. 280 Euros/night

HOTEL CROWN PLAZA PRAGUE CASTLE
Address: Strahovska 128/20
Tel:  +420 226 080 000

Fax:  +420 226 080 200
E-mail:  cp.castle@keyhotels.cz
Category: 4****+
Price: 170 Euros/night

HOTEL COUBERTIN  3*** (TBC)
Address:Atleticka 1113/4, Prague 6
Tel:  +420 223 353 109
Fax:  +420 220 513 208
E-mail:  
Category: 3***
Price: TBC

HOTEL WILHELM 3***
Address: Hostalkova 4, Prague 6
Tel:  +420 220 513 706
Fax:  +420 220 513 429
E-mail:  hotel.wilhelm@volny.cz
Category: 3***
Price: 50 – 85 Euros/night
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Name: OREA HOTEL PYRAMIDA
Address: Belohorska 24
         169 00 Prague 6
Tel:  +420 233 102 790
Fax:  +420 233 357 312

Special fares which can be applied to the 
FIVB Family members, 
media representatives, sponsors, etc:

Accommodation and meals for 
main draw players – as per the contract

Accommodation and meals 
for the specified officials – as per contract
 
 
Event Schedule
Tuesday, May 6        
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams 
13:00   Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00   Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
19:00    Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Hotel Pyramida  for the Qualification  Tournament teams 
20:00   Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Hotel Pyramida  for the Qualification  Tournament teams 

Wednesday, May 7	             
Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
20:00   Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance)
at Pyramida Hotel for the Main Draw teams 
21:00  Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Pyramida Hotel for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)

Thursday, May 8	      Main Draw 
Friday, May 9	      Main Draw 
Saturday, May 10      Main Draw and Semi-final 1 16.00 and Semi-final 2 at 17.00 
Sunday, May 11	      Finals (13.30 & 15.00)
Monday, May 12        Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since: May 4 at Strahov venue
Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Useful Information

Tournaments' Side Events TBC
Ticketing TBC
Hospitality Package  
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans TBC
Tentative TV Programming TBC
Weather Conditions
(based on last years' data for the same period)
Maximum temperature – 26,0 C, 
Minimum temperature 6,1C, 
Average temperature (all time) – 14,2C
Sunrise 5:23 AM, Sunset 8:35PM
Currency Czech Koruna (1 USD = 18,50 CZK)
Tourist Office Web Site http://magistrat.praha-mesto.cz/Home-Page
Other recommended Hotels in the Area Hotel Savoy, Hotel Crowne Plaza Prague Castle, Hotel Wilhelm
Popular Attraction Prague Castle, Old Town and others
Other useful information