FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Cincinnati Open | 17 - 21 May 2016

#CincinnatiOpen


EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

 

IMPORTANT (updated on April 20th, 2016)

Please note that as per the TV request, both finals of Men and Women tournaments will be played on Saturday May 21st.

The competition dates for Cincinnati Open will be Tuesday May 17 - Saturday May 21.

 

 

 

 

Event Schedule

Qualification Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Sunday May 15

Sunday May 15

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

Monday May 16

10:00 AM, at players' lounge

Monday May 16

10:00 AM, at players' lounge

CQPO matches (if any)

Monday May 16

Monday May 16

Arrival Qualification teams

Monday May 16

Monday May 16

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

Monday May 16

15:00-17:00 , at players' lounge

Monday May 16

15:00-17:00 , at players' lounge

Qualification tournament

Tuesday May 17

Tuesday May 17

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday May 18

Wednesday May 18

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Tuesday May 17

Tuesday May 17

Preliminary Inquiry

Tuesday May 17

15:00-17:00 , at players' lounge

Tuesday May 17

15:00-17:00 , at players' lounge

Pool play matches (start – end)

Wednesday May 18 – Thursday May 19

Wednesday May 18 – Thursday May 19

Departure of eliminated teams

Friday May 20

Friday May 20

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

Friday May 20

Friday May 20

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday May 21

Saturday May 21

Round of 16 matches (start – end)

Friday May 20

Friday May 20

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday May 21

Saturday May 21

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

Friday May 20

Friday May 20

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday May 21

Saturday May 21

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

Saturday May 21

Saturday May 21

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

Saturday May 21

Saturday May 21

Departure of athletes

Sunday May 22

Sunday May 22

 

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

FIVB World Tour Open 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).