FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Rio de Janeiro Open | 2 - 6 September 2015

#RioOpen


USEFUL INFORMATION


Ticketing: Free public entrance all days

 

Hospitality Package(s): By invitation only

 

Camp for Beach Volleyball fans : No events

 

Weather conditions (based on previous years’ weather for the same period)       

Winter season.

Dry weather

Minimum degree: 19ºC

Maximum degree: 28ºC

 

Currency: Brazilian Real

 

Local tourist office website: http://www.rioguiaoficial.com.br/

 

Other recommended hotels in the area:

Pestana Hotel; Rio Augustus Copa Hotel; Arena Copacabana Hotel

 

Nearby popular attractions:Sugar Loaf, Christ the Redeemer e Botanic Garden

(“Pão de Açúcar, “Cristo Redentor”, Jardim Botânico)

 

 

Time zone       GMT -3:00 

 

Breakdown of Prize Money (per Gender)

 

Rank

Prize Money per

Team in USD

 

Total Prize Money per

Place in USD

 

1st x 1

11,000

11,000

2nd x 1

8,000

8,000

3rd x 1

6,000

6,000

4th x 1

4,500

4,500

5th x 4

3,375

13,500

9th x 8

2,000

16,000

17th* x 2

1,500

3,000

19th** x 6

1,100

6,600

25th*** x 8

800

6,400

TOTAL

 

75,000

 

Note:

As the Main Draw tournament of Rio Open 2015 will follow the Olympic competition format, therefore a modified breakdown of the prize money will be provided.

-17th*: Teams ranked 17th, who are losers of lucky loser matches will receive USD 1,500 per team.

-19th**: Teams ranked 19th, who are 4th ranked teams in the pools of Main Draw tournament will receive USD 1,100 per team.

-25th***: Teams ranked 25th, who are the losers of last round of the Qualification tournament will receive USD 800 per team.

 

 

Breakdown of FIVB World Ranking Points (per athlete)

 

RANK

Open

1st

250

2nd

225

3rd

200

4th

175

5th

150

9th

120

17th

90

19th*

83

25th

60

33rd

30

37th

N/A

41st

15

Note:

As the Main Draw tournament of Rio Open 2015 will follow the Olympic competition format, therefore a modified points will be applied to 19th ranked teams.

-Teams ranked 19th in the Main Draw tournament, 4th ranked in the pools after the completion of round robin will be awarded with 83 points.

 

 

 



Hotels


Main Draw teams

Windsor Atlantica Hotel

Address: Av. Atlântica, 1020 – Copacabana – Zip Code: 22010-000 – Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Tel: + 55 21 2195-7800

 

Qualification teams

*minimum of 3 hotels must be provided in different price brackets

 

Merlin Copacabana Hotel

Address 1: Av. Princesa Isabel, 392 – Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro - RJ – Zip Code: 22011-010 – Brazil

Tel: + 55 21 2132-1000

 

Windsor Plaza Hotel

Address 2: Av. Princesa Isabel, 263 – Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Zip Code: 22011-010 – Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2195-5500

 

Rio Othon Palace

Address 3: Avenida Atlântica, 3264 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Zip Code: 22060-001 – Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2125-0200

 

FIVB Delegates & Neutral International Referees, etc.

Windsor Plaza Hotel

Address 2: Av. Princesa Isabel, 263 – Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro/RJ –Zip Code: 22011-010 - Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2195-5500

 

Auxiliary Officials & Court Personnel

Windsor Plaza Hotel

Address 2: Av. Princesa Isabel, 263 – Copacabana – Rio de Janeiro/RJ –Zip Code: 22011-010 - Brazil

Tel: +55 21 2195-5500