FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Long Beach Grand Slam | 18 - 23 August 2015

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

 

Country Quota Playoff (CQPO)

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Sunday, August 16

Sunday, August 16

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams
(mandatory attendance)

Monday, August 17, 10:00 – 11:30  WSOBV Player Lounge

Monday, August 17, 10:00 – 11:30  WSOBV Player Lounge

Technical Meeting CQPO teams

(mandatory attendance)

Monday, August 17, 12:00 – 12:30 WSOBV Player Lounge

Monday, August 17, 12:00 – 12:30 WSOBV Player Lounge

CQPO tournament

Monday, August 17

Monday, August 17

Departure of eliminated teams

Tuesday, August 18

Tuesday, August 18

 

Qualification Tournament

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

Monday, August 17

Monday, August 17

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

(mandatory attendance)

Monday, August 17, 18:00 – 19:30  Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Monday, August 17, 18:00 – 19:30  Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Technical Meeting Qualification teams

(mandatory attendance)

Monday, August 17, 20:00

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Monday, August 17, 20:00

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Qualification tournament

Tuesday, August 18

Tuesday, August 18

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday, August 19

Wednesday, August 19

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/ Time/ Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Tuesday, August 18

Tuesday, August 18

Preliminary Inquiry

(mandatory attendance)

Tuesday, August 18, 18:00 – 19:30

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Tuesday, August 18, 18:00 – 19:30

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Technical Meeting

(mandatory attendance)

Tuesday, August 18, 20:00

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Tuesday, August 18, 20:00

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown

Pool play matches (start – end)

Wednesday, August 19 - Thursday, August 20

Wednesday, August 19 - Thursday, August 20

Departure of eliminated teams

Friday, August 21

Friday, August 21

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

Friday, August 21

Friday, August 21

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, August 22

Saturday, August 22

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

Friday, August 21

Friday, August 21- Saturday, August 22

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, August 22

Saturday, August 22- Sunday, August 23

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

Saturday, August 22

Saturday, August 22

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

Sunday, August 23

Sunday, August 23

Departure of athletes

Monday, August 24

Monday, August 24

 

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

FIVB World Tour Grand Slam 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).