FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Xiamen Open 2016 | 12 - 17 April 2016

#XiamenOpen


EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

 

Country Quota Playoff

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

 

11 April 2016

13:50-16:00

12 April 2016

13:50-16:00

 

Qualification Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

11 April 2016

12 April 2016

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

11 April 2016

Time: TBC

Location TBC

12 April 2016

Time: TBC

Location TBC

Technical Meeting Qualification teams

11 April 2016

 

Location TBC

 12 April 2016

 

Location TBC

Qualification tournament

12 April 2016

 

13 April 2016

 

Departure of eliminated teams

13 April 2016

14 April 2016

 

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

12 April 2016

 13 April 2016

Preliminary Inquiry

12 April 2016

 

Location TBC

13 April 2016

 

Location TBC

Technical Meeting

12 April 2016

19:00-19:30

Location TBC

13 April 2016

19:00-19:30

Location TBC

Pool play matches (start – end)

13 -14 April 2016

 

14-15 April 2016 

Departure of eliminated teams

15 April 2016

16 April 2016

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

15 April 2016

16 April 2016

Departure of eliminated teams

16 April 2016

17 April 2016

8th (Quarter) Final matches (start – end)

15 April 2016

16 April 2016

Departure of eliminated teams

16 April 2016

17 April 2016

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

16 April 2016

17 April 2016

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

16 February 2016 

17 April 2016

Departure of athletes

17 April 2016

18 April 2016

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

The Qualification Tournament for both genders in an FIVB Open event is made up of 32 teams playing in a single elimination format with 8 teams advancing to the Main Draw.
The Main Draw Tournament of each gender is made up of 32 teams.


And it is played through a first phase of eight (8) pools of four (4) teams each (Round Robin), and a 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).