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  Adelaide  2008   Women's Open
25.03.2008 -  30.03.2008

GENERAL INFO

 
General Info
 

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Title of the Event

Adelaide Australia Open

Promoter National Federation
Name:  Volleyball Australia
Contact person: Mr Barry Couzner, 
Tournament Director
Address: Building C, Suite 6, 
240 Currie Street Adelaide SA 5000
Tel:  +61 8 8202 0008
Mobile: +61 411 336 085
Fax: +61 8 8211 6399
E-mail:  wtem@avf.org.au
Website:  www.avf.org.au
Press Director:  c/o Melanie Summers
wtpd@avf.org.au
President:  Mr Chris Schacht
Contact person (if different from the 
President of the National Federation):
Ms Joan Perry, CEO
Address: PO Box 3323 Belconnen ACT 2617
Telephone and Fax numbers:
T +61 2 6247 6633
F +61 2 6247 6722
E-mail: info@avf.org.au
Website: www.avf.org.au
 
Map of the area
 
Airport :
Adelaide International Airport
Easiest form of local transportation available at the Airport 
Taxi-  Yellow Cab Co.  www.yellowcab.com.au
Host Broadcaster Venue
Name: SBS Corporation
Contact Person: Ken Shipp/Lee Nattress
Address:  SBS, Locked Bag 028 
Crows Nest, NSW 1585
Telephone: +61 2 9430 2828
Fax: +61 2 9430 3047
Email: propur@sbs.com.au
Address: Moseley Square, Glenelg Beach, 
Adelaide, South Australia
Event Office Qualification Teams Hotel
From what date: 15 October, 2007
Address:  Building C, Suite 6, 
240 Currie Street Adelaide SA 5000
Tel:  +61 8 8202 0008
Promoter’s mobile: +61 411 336 085
Administrative Director’s mobile:
+61 418 835 909
Mobile of any other persons of the 
organization dealing with players, 
officials, etc : Melanie Summers (Promotions Director) 
+ 61 417 826 343
Baz Wedmaier, Competition Director +61 410 425 157
Fax:  +61 8 8211 6399
E-mail:  wtem@avf.org.au
Grandview House Apartments                     
Address: 19 Colley Tce Glenelg, 
South Australia, 5045
Tel:  +61 - 411 102 773
Fax:  +61 8 8296 2193
E-mail:  grandviewhouse@bigpond.com
Category: No Official Star Rating
Price: from $145 twin share

Atlantic Tower Motor Inn                                
Address: 760 Anzac Highway in Glenelg, 
South Australia 5045.
Tel:  +61 8 8294 1011
Fax:  +61 8 8376 0964
E-mail:  enquiries@atlantictowermotorinn.com
Category: 3 Star
Price: tba


Bayswaterfront Holiday Apartments               
Address: Adelphi Terrace
Glenelg North
SA 5045

Tel:  +61 8 8294 9666
Fax:  +61 8 8376 0933
E-mail:  info@baybeachfront.com.au
Category: 4 Star
Price: from $770 for 7 nights

Glenelg Beach Hostel                            
Address: 1 -7 Moseley Street, Glenelg, SA 5045
Tel:  +61 8 8376 0007
Fax:  +61 8 8376 0677
E-mail:  glenelgbeachhostel@bigpond.com
Category: No Official Star Rating
Price: from $25 per night
Main Draw Teams Hotel
Name: Stamford Grand
Address: Moseley Square, Glenelg SA 5045
Tel:  +61 8 8376 1222
Fax:  +61 8 8375 0817
E-mail:  sachaabell@stamford.com.au

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

Details of the costs covered 
by the promoter: accommodation, etc.  
as per the contract)

Accommodation for Main Draw athletes.
Food – 3 meals per day (2 meals at this Hotel)
Event Schedule
Women Men
March 25      
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams 
07:30 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
08:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
11.40 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Qualification  Tournament teams            
12.30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) 
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Qualification  Tournament teams 
14.00 Qualification Tournament

March 26	  Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance) 
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Main Draw teams 
20.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Main Draw teams 
(mandatory attendance)  

March 27	 Main Draw (32 matches)
March 28	 Main Draw (22 matches)
March 29	 Main Draw (4 matches) and 2 Semi-finals 
Sunday      Finals (2 matches)
Monday      Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since (date): 23 March
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 2
March 25      
Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams 
07:30 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
08:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
11.40 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Qualification  Tournament teams           
12.30 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) 
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Qualification  Tournament teams 
14.00 Qualification Tournament

March 26	  Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
19.00 Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance)
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Main Draw teams 
20.00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Stamford Grand Hotel ballroom for the Main Draw teams 
(mandatory attendance)  

March 27	 Main Draw (32 matches)
March 28	 Main Draw (22 matches)
March 29	 Main Draw (4 matches) and 2 Semi-finals 
Sunday      Finals (2 matches)
Monday      Departure of the persons concerned 

Training courts available since (date): 23 March
Total # of competition courts: 6
Total # of warm-up courts: 2

Useful Information

Tournaments' Side Events
Kids Camp
Promotions in Jetty Road, Glenelg, 
the nearby shopping precinct
Ticketing
Free entry Thursday, Friday and Saturday am
All tickets for Saturday and Sunday below $30 
available through professional ticketing agency
Hospitality Package Under construction
Camp for Beach Volleyball fans Still planning with local schools, State Volleyball Association and the be active state government campaign
Tentative TV Programming
Sunday 6 April 12.30pm on SBS (confirmed)
Fox repeat in mid-week.
Sunday 13 April 12.30pm on SBS (confirmed)
Fox repeat in mid-week.
Weather Conditions
(based on last years' data for the same period)
Minimum temperature 14.3C
Maximum temperature 25.4C
Local Sunrise time 0716hrs
Local Sunset time 1933hrs
Adelaide is +9.5 hours from GMT
Currency Australian dollar
Tourist Office Web Site www.southaustralia.com
Other recommended Hotels in the Area A full list is available, if required
Popular Attraction
Kangaroo Island
Barossa Valley wine region
Flinders Ranges
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park
McLaren Vale wine region
See www.southaustralia.com or 
www.wtadelaideopen.com
Other useful information Adelaide has a typical Mediterranean climate