FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Yokohama Grand Slam | 21 - 26 July 2015

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

 

Country Quota Playoff (CQPO)

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Sunday, July 19

Sunday, July 19

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

Technical Meeting CQPO teams

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

CQPO tournament

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

Departure of eliminated teams

Tuesday, July 21

Tuesday, July 21

 

Qualification Tournament

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

Technical Meeting Qualification teams

Monday, July 20

Monday, July 20

Qualification tournament

Tuesday, July 21

Tuesday, July 21

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday, July 22

Wednesday, July 22

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/ Time/ Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Tuesday, July 21

Tuesday, July 21

Preliminary Inquiry

Tuesday, July 21

Tuesday, July 21

Technical Meeting

Tuesday, July 21

Tuesday, July 21

Pool play matches (start – end)

Wednesday & Thursday
July 22-23

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
July 22-23-24

Departure of eliminated teams

Friday, July 24

Saturday, July 25

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

Thursday, July 23

Friday, July 24

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, July 25

Saturday, July 25

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

Friday & Saturday, July 24-25

Saturday, July 25

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, July 26

Sunday, July 26

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

Sunday, July 26

Sunday, July 26

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

Sunday, July 26

Sunday, July 26

Departure of athletes

Monday, July 27

Monday, July 27

 

 

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).