FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

smart Major Hamburg | 7 - 12 June 2016

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

Event Schedule

 

All matches will be played at the venue "Stadion am Rothenbaum/Club an der Alster" Hallerstraße 89, 20149 Hamburg

Qualification Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams (if any)

5./6.6.

5./6.6.

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

12.00 to 13:00 at the venue

12:00 to 13:00 at the venue

Arrival Qualification teams

6.6.

6.6.

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

15:00 to 18:00 at the venue

15:00 to 18:00 at the venue

Technical Meeting Qualification teams (please, specify if it will be organized)

None

None

Qualification tournament

7.6.

 

7.6.

 

Departure of eliminated teams

7./8.6.

7./8.6

 

 

Main Draw Tournament

Date/Time/Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

7.6.

7.6.

Preliminary Inquiry

12:00 to 18:00 at the MD Hotel Grand Elysee

12:00 to 18:00 at the MD Hotel Grand Elysee

Technical Meeting

(please, specify if it will be organized)

None

None

Pool play matches (start – end)

8./9.6. 

 

8./9.6. 

 

Departure of eliminated teams

10.6.

10.6.

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

10.6.

 

10.6.

 

Departure of eliminated teams

11.6.

11.6.

Round of 16 matches (start – end)

10.6.

 

10.6.

 

Departure of eliminated teams

11.6.

11.6.

Quarter Final matches (start – end)

11.6.

 

10.6.

 

Departure of eliminated teams

12.6.

11.6.

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

12.6.

12:00 - 14:00  

11.6.

 12:00 - 14:00

 

Final matches and awarding ceremonies (start – end)

12.6.

Finals

16:00 - 18:00

Award Ceremony

18:00

 

11.6.

Finals

16:00 - 18:00

Award Ceremony

18:00

 

Departure of athletes

13.6.

12.6.

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

Event Regulations: download full document

 

Swatch Major Series 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).