FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Gstaad MAJOR | 7 - 12 July 2015

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

 

Country Quota Playoff (CQPO)

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Monday, July 6

Sunday, July 5

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

Tuesday, July 7 at 12:30 at Side Courts

Monday, July 6 at 12:30 at Side Courts

Technical Meeting CQPO teams

Tuesday, July 7 at 12:30 at Side Courts

Monday, July 6 at 12:30 at Side Courts

CQPO tournament

Tuesday, July 7

Monday, July 6

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday, July 8

Tuesday, July 7

 

 

Qualification Tournament

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

Tuesday, July 7

Monday, July 6

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

Tuesday, July 7 at 14:00- 19:00

Players Desk Centre Court

Monday, July 6 at 14:00-17:30

Players Desk Centre Court

Technical Meeting Qualification teams

Tuesday, July 7 at 19:30

Monday, July 6 at 18:30

Qualification tournament

Wednesday, July 8

Tuesday, July 7

Departure of eliminated teams

Thursday, July 9

Wednesday, July 8

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/ Time/ Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Wednesday, July 8

Tuesday, July 7

Preliminary Inquiry

Wednesday, July 8 at 12:00-17:00

Players Desk Centre Court

Tuesday, July 7 at 14:00-17:00

Players Desk Centre Court

Technical Meeting

Wednesday, July 8 at 18:00

Tuesday, July 7 at 18:30

Pool play matches (start – end)

Thursday, July 9 - Friday, July 10

Wednesday, July 8 - Thursday, July 9

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, July 11

Friday, July 10

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

Saturday, July 11

Friday, July 10

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, July 12

Saturday, July 11

RD of 16 / ¼ Final matches (start – end)

Saturday, July 11

Friday, July 10

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, July 12

Saturday, July 11

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

Sunday, July 12

Saturday, July 11

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

Sunday, July 12

Saturday, July 11

Departure of athletes

Monday, July 13

Sunday, July 12

 

 

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

FIVB World Tour Major is composed of the following phases:

 

– Continental Quota Playoff (if any)

– Country Quota Playoff (if any)

– Qualification Tournament (applicable only for FIVB World Tour events)

– Main Draw Tournament

 

Country Quota Playoff is played with a maximum of six (6) same country teams in a Single Elimination format, in case and NF has entered more teams than available NF spots in the Qualification Tournament at the time the Confirmed NF Entry List is issued.

 

The Qualification Tournament is played in a Single Elimination format with a maximum of thirty-two (32) teams, after Country Quota calculations.

 

The Main Draw Tournament of each gender is made up of 32 teams and is played through a:

- first phase of eight (8) pools of four (4) teams each (Round Robin);

- second phase with twenty-four (24) teams playing in a Single Elimination format (the losers of the semifinal matches will play the bronze medal match, while the winners of the semifinal matches will play the gold medal match).

 

From the Round Robin phase the 1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked teams from each pool will advance to the Single Elimination phase (total: twenty-four (24) teams).