FIVB Beach Volleyball Challenger / Satellite Events & other International Events - 2006


Official calendar - Women / Men  -  last updated on July 7 th 2006
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE NOT CLEARED UP THEIR SANCTION FINES AND/OR WHO HAVE NOT SIGNED THEIR CHALLENGER / SATELLITE PLAYERS' AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE EVENTS.


W
OMEN'S CALENDAR

Country Event Dates Qualification Main Draw Number of
teams in the
main draw
Site Prize Money
Brazil Country v. Country February 26 N/A N/A N/A Rio de Janeiro N/A
France Contry v. Country May 7 N/A N/A N/A Montpellier N/A
Cyprus Challenger July 25-29 July 25-26 July 27-29 16 Atlantida Beach- Geroskipou USD 30'000
Korea Exhibition July 27-28 N/A N/A 6 Masan USD 13'500
Korea Exhibition August 2-4 N/A N/A N/A Seul USD 44'000
Korea Exhibition August 7-9 N/A N/A 10 Yangyang USD 40'000
Italy Satellite August 8-10 August 8 August 9-10 16 Eboli USD 10'000
Switzerland Exhibition August 11-12 N/A N/A 4 Lausanne CHF 7'000
Spain Satellite August 12-13 N/A August 12-13 16 Getxo USD 10'000
Sweden Exhibition August 15 N/A N/A N/A Umea N/A
Liechtenstein Satellite August 16-19 August 16 August 17-19 16 Vaduz USD 10'000
Finland Satellite August 17-19 N/A August 17-19 16 Turku USD 10'000
Hong Kong Exhibition November
9-12
N/A N/A N/A Hong Kong USD 30'000
Nouvelle Caledonie Exhibition December 8-9 N/A N/A N/A Noumea USD 2'500

 

MEN'S CALENDAR

Country Event Dates Qualification Main Draw Number of teams in the main draw Site Prize Money
Brazil   Country v. Country  February 19 N/A N/A N/A Rio de Janeiro N/A
France Contry v. Country May 7 N/A N/A N/A Montpellier N/A
Czech Republic Challenger May 25-28 May 25 May 26-28 24 Brno USD 30'000
Switzerland Exhibition July 21-23 N/A N/A 6 Rapperswil USD 6'000
Cyprus Challenger July 26-30 July 26-27 July 28-30 16 Atlantida Beach-Geroskipou USD 30'000
*Ukraine Challenger July 27-30 July 27 July 28-30 32 Kiev USD 30'000
Morocco Satellite July 28-30 July 28 July 29-30  16 Casablanca USD 15'000
 Switzerland Satellite August 10-13 August 10 August 11-13 16 Lausanne USD 15'000
Switzerland Exhibition August 11-12 N/A N/A 4 Lausanne CHF 7'000
Sweden Exhibition August 15 N/A N/A N/A Umea N/A
Liechtenstein Satellite August 17-20 August 17 August 18-20 16 Vaduz USD 10'000
Finland Country v. Country August 18-20 N/A N/A N/A Turku N/A
Italy Challenger September 1-3 September 1 September 2-3 24 Cagliari USD 30'000
Nouvelle Caledonie Exhibition December 8-9 N/A N/A N/A Noumea USD 2'500


*EVENT CANCELLED

Men's Satellite in Cuba postponed to 2007 as a double gender's Satellite

 

14 Womenís Events / 13 Menís Events

The top 24 men's teams / 16 women's teams in the FIVB World Ranking (as per the standings 30 days before the start of the competition) are not allowed to take part in Challenger events.

The top 48 men's teams / 32 women's teams in the FIVB World Ranking (as per the standings 30 days before the start of the competition) are not allowed to take part in Satellite events.
Exceptions will be made for host country players as well as for 2 wild cards.


Challenger & Satellite Events
Generalities

Players who enter in both a Challenger and/or Satellite and World Tour event to be played on the same dates will not be sanctioned for not participating in the Challenger and Satellite events in case qualification to the main draw of the clashing World Tour event arises.
 
In order to enter teams in Challenger / Satellite events, please contact your respective National Volleyball Federation for further instructions as the entry system has changed since 2004.