Challengers & Satellites


  Lausanne  2005  Satellite
10.08.2005 -  13.08.2005

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Promoter National Federation

Tournoi international de beach volley
Mrs. Anne-Claude Faillétaz
Ch. des Grandes-Roches 10          
Case postale 245                                              
CH - 1018 Lausanne 18                  

: +41-21-315.14.13
: +41-21-315.14.19

Swiss Volleyball Federation
Mr. Roger Schnegg
Schwarztorstrasse 56                       
Postfach 318                                       
CH – 3000 Bern 14                           

Tel: +41-31-387 37 57
: +41-31-387 37 58
Event Office Venue

Anne-Claude Faillétaz
Service des sports                             
Ch. des Grandes-Roches 10         
1018 Lausanne 18  

Tel: +41-21-315.14.13     

Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin               
Av. Pierre-de-Coubertin                     
1007 Lausanne                                  

Tel: +41-21-315 49 24
: +41-21-315 49 26
Prize Money & World Ranking Points Welcome Transportation & Hotel

US$ 15,000- prize money (per gender) to be paid by the organizer to main draw teams as per the following breakdown & upon conclusion of the event:

Rank           Total/team
1st                 3,400
2nd                2,400
4th                 1,300
2 x 5th           1,000
2 x 7th              600
4 x 9th             
4 x 13th             300

Rank            Individual points                     
1st                   17           
2nd                  15          
3rd                   13          
4th                   11
2 x 5th              10
2 x 7th                7
4 x 9th                5
4 x 13th            



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.

The organizers will be responsible for reimbursing all teams coming to Lausanne by train from the Geneva airport.

Bicycles will also be at disposal for free. Local transportation for any other persons, like coaches, guests, teams’ physiotherapists, friends, or family members will not be under the promoter's responsibility.

Board and lodging:
The promoter will cover the board & lodging costs of all the national teams taking part in the main draw. All players are however personally responsible for all and any extras at the hotel such as minibar, phone calls, laundry, etc that must be paid at checkout.

Main hotel and recommended hotels:
Motel des Pierrettes
Rte Cantonale 19            
1025 St-Sulpice               
Tel: +41-21-691.25.25
: +41-21-691.25.30

Jeunotel SA                      
Auberge de Jeunesse         
Ch. du Bois-de-Vaud 36      
1007 Lausanne
: +41-21-626.02.22
: +41-21-626.02.26

Lausanne GuestHouse &       

Epinettes 4                         
1007 Lausanne

el: +41-21-601.80.00
: +41-21-601.80.01

Camping de Vidy-Lausanne
Ch. du Camping 3                   
1007 Lausanne 
: +41-21-622.50.00 
: +41-21-622.50.01            

Other accommodations:                 
: +41-21-613.73.47

Competition Format & Event Schedule (Women)

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

Qualification Tournament:
August 10th (Women) – August 11th (Men)

Main Draw & Finals:           
August 11th to August 13th (Women)

Semi-Finals: August 13th, 13h00 (Women)

Final 3rd-4th: August 13th16h00 (Women)

17h00 (Women)

August 12th to August 14th (Men)

Semi-Finals: August 14th, 11
h30 (Men)

Final 3rd-4th: August 14th, 15h30 (Men)

Final: 17h00 (Men)


Tue 9th          Arrival of Qualification Tournament teams

19h00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance) at Pierre-de-Coubertin Stadium, Vidy for Qualification Tournament teams

20h00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Pierre-de-Coubertin Stadium, Vidy for Qualification Tournament teams


Wed 10th     Qualification Tournament & Arrival of Main Draw teams

19h00  Preliminary Inquiry  (mandatory attendance) at Pierre-de-Coubertin Stadium, Vidy for Main Draw teams

20h00  Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance) at Pierre-de-Coubertin Stadium, Vidy for Main Draw teams


Thu 11th     Main Draw

                 Departure of players not qualified for the Main Draw

Fri 12th       Main Draw 

Sat 13th      13h00 - Semi-finals

                 16h00 and 17h00 - Finals

                 19h00 Park Volley Final

                 22h30 Official After Party

Sun 14th         Departure 

Training courts available from Tuesday 9th : (1 court)

Total # of competition courts: 4
Total # of warm-up courts: 1

Organisers will provide playing tank tops and/or tops for the Main Draw only.

Only players who have properly registered and complied with FIVB regulations, signed the Challenger/Satellite Player’s Agreement and who have no outstanding fines with the FIVB will be considered eligible to take part in this event.

It is mandatory that all athletes have their own liability and medical insurance. Neither the FIVB nor the promoter will be held responsible for any medical expenses incurred while competing in this tournament.