Women's Challenger Event 2004
FRANCE, Le Lavandou

General Info
Promoter & National Federation                   
Event Office & Venue                                   
Hotel & Prize money
Competition format and schedule    
Local transportation     
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Promoter & National Volleyball Federation

Marc Crousillat
27 rue du Four à Chaux
13007 Marseille

tel: 04 95 09 38 00
fax: 04 95 09 38 01

17 rue Georges Clémenceau
94600 Choisy Le Roy

tel: 01 58 42 22 14
fax: 01 58 42 22 16

Event Office Venue

Plage de la Mairie

83980 Le Lavandou


Plage de la Mairie

83980 Le Lavandou

Hotels Prize Money & World Ranking

Hotel California
BP2 Avenue de Provence
83960 Lavandou

tel: 00 33 4 94 01 59 99
fax: 00 33 4 94 01 59 98

For more information of hotels in the area, please go to

ll players are responsible for all their hotel accommodation costs
and for any extras at the hotel such as minibar, phone calls, laundry, etc. that must be paid at checkout.





US$ 10,000.- prize money to be paid by the organiser to main draw teams as per the following breakdown & upon conclusion of the event:

Rank                           Total/team
1st                                 2,000
2nd                                1,500
3rd                                 1,200
4th                                   800
2 x 5th                              650
2 x 7th                              500
4 x 9th                              350
4 x 13th                      

Rank                   Individual points
1st                             10                       
2 x 5th                        6                      
2 x 7th                       
4 x 9th                        4
4 x 13th                      3

Competition schedule & format

Qualification Tournament.:  AUGUST 27th

Main Draw & Finals: AUGUST 28th & 29th

Country quota playoff: to determine the teams advancing to the qualification tournament
Qualification Tournament: single-elimination to qualify 4 teams
Main Draw:
16 teams, double-elimination

SCHEDULE: to be communicated at a later stage

Preliminary Inquiry / Technical Meetings & Uniforms

Thursday, August 26th - Qualification tournament teams
Preliminary Inquiry - 18h00 on-site
Technical Meeting - 19h00 on-site

Friday, August 27th - Main draw teams
Preliminary Inquiry - 18h00 on-site
Technical Meeting - 19h00 on-site

Players must attend the Preliminary Inquiry and present their uniforms and official forms (players' commitment, health certificate, Prize Money) during this time.

Players must also attend the Technical Meeting. Draws will be made during the meeting; seeding and detailed information on the competition will be distributed to players during the meeting.

Uniforms will be checked during the Preliminary Inquiry. Players of the same team must wear the same color and style of shorts. The display of players' sponsors’ logos on shorts and accessories is free as long as it complies with FIVB advertising Regulations.

Organisers will provide playing tank tops for all competition days.

International & local transportation

Players are responsible for their own international and domestic airfare and for any airport taxes or visa expenses. Players are requested to apply early enough for their entry visas, whenever needed.

Nearest airports to the venue: Nice-Hyères-Marseille: Venue: 30 Km from airports /1 hour by bus

Players are also responsible for their own transportation from airport to hotel/venue as for the organisers will not be providing local transportation.

The organiser
however will arrange and be responsible for all local transportation for all officials and referees, including transportation between the nearest international airport and the site, and when needed, between the official hotel(s) and the venue of any technical and official hospitality or social functions.


It is mandatory that all athletes have their own liability and medical insurance. The FIVB will not be held responsible for any medical expenses incurred while competing in this tournament.