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  Pärnu  2008  Challenger
18.07.2008 -  20.07.2008

 
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Click here for Event Regulations: WT/06b                                       Title of the event

FIVB PARNU CHALLENGER 2008

Promoter National Federation

Name: Estonian Volleyball Federation

Contact person: Mr. Laos Lukas

Address: Pirita tee 12, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia

Tel: +372 6031550

Mobile: +372 50161 95

Fax:  +372 6031551

E-mail:  laos@eventer.ee; evf@sport.ee

Website: www.evf.ee

Press Director:  Mr. Andres Kalvik

 

President: Mrs. Vilja Savisaar

Contact person: Mr. Henn Vallimäe

Address: Pirita tee 12, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia

Tel: +372 6031550

Fax: +372 6031551

E-mail: evf@sport.ee

Website: www.evf.ee

 
Maps

            

 

Airport :
• Official airport is Tallinn Airport (www.tallinn-airport.ee), distance to Pärnu is 130 km.
• Riga Airport (Latvia) is another choice. The distance from Riga to Pärnu is 180 km.
• Pärnu has a superb bus connection with Tallinn (EST) and Riga (LAT).
• Bus schedules for the entire Estonia are shown here: www.bussireisid.ee. Pärnu is also a stop for Eurolines buses that provide a splendid connection with the whole of Europe. See: www.eurolines.ee or call the phone number +3726800909 for more information.
• From Tallinn Airport you can get to Central bus station in 5 minutes by bus/taxi or 15 minutes walking.
• Transportation of main draw players from/to Tallinn Airport is organized by promoter while qualification tournament player’s transportation is their own responsibility.

Host Broadcaster Sponsors
Name: Kanal 2
Contact Person: Mr. Urmas Oru
Address: Maakri 23A, 10145 Tallinn, Estonia
Telephone: +372 6662450
Fax: +372 6662451
Email: info@kanal2.ee

Name: tbd
Contact Person:
Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:

Event Office Venue
From what date: 22.02.2008
Address: Pirita tee 12, 10127 Tallinn, Estonia 
Tel: +372 6031550 
Promoter’s mobile: +3725016195
Administrative Director’s mobile: tbd
Mobile of any other persons of the organization 
dealing with players, officials, etc : tbd
Fax: +372 6031551
E-mail: laos@eventer.ee; evf@sport.ee 
Photos (if available)
 
 
Address: Pärnu beach
Photos: 

Main Draw teams hotel Qualification Teams Hotel
Name: Estonia / Pargi building
Address: Pärna 12, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4476915
Fax: +372 4476901
E-mail: estonia@spaestonia.ee
www.spaestonia.ee
Special fares which can be applied to the FIVB Family members, media representatives, sponsors, etc: tbd


The promoter is covering the costs of accommodation of main draw players until one day after the last match.
Name: Estonia / Pargi building
Address: Pärna 12, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4476915 
Fax: +372 4476901 
E-mail: estonia@spaestonia.ee 
Category: Three stars
Price: 60 euros/double room
www.spaestonia.ee 
Name: Estonia / Valge&Roheline building
Address: Tammsaare 4A, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4476905 
Fax: +372 4476901 
E-mail: estonia@spaestonia.ee 
Category: Three stars
Price: 80 euros/double
www.spaestonia.ee 

Name: Sõprus
Address: Eha 2, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4450750
Fax: +372 4450770
Email: soprus@soprus.ee
Category: Three stars
Price: 80 euros/double
www.spahotelsoprus.ee
Name: Staadioni
Address: Ranna pst.2, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4425799 
Fax: -
E-mail: hostelstaadioni@hot.ee 
Category: hostel
Price: 32 euros/double room
www.hostelstaadioni.ee

The costs of accommodation of qualification teams are covered by players themselves. 

The rates of hotels are subject of change. 

Event Schedule

MEN:

July 16th Arrival of the Qualification Tournament teams
13:00 Meeting for Country Quota Play-Off teams (if any)
14:00 Country Quota Play-Off matches (if any)
20:00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Main Draw teams hotel for the Qualification Tournament teams
21:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Main Draw teams hotel for the Qualification Tournament teams
July 17th Qualification Tournament
Arrival of Main Draw teams
20:00 Preliminary Inquiry (mandatory attendance)
at Main Draw teams hotel for the Main Draw teams
21:00 Technical Meeting (mandatory attendance)
at Main Draw teams hotel for the Main Draw teams (mandatory attendance)
July 18th Main Draw 16 matches
July 19th Main Draw 10 matches
July 20th Semi-finals and Finals
July 21st Departure of the persons concerned


Training courts available since: July 14th
Total # of competition courts: 3
Total # of warm-up courts: 1
 

Prize Money and World Ranking Points Tournament Side Events
Prize Money and World Ranking (FIVB)

USD 30,000

Rank

Prize Money

Individual Points

1st

USD 5000

40

2nd

USD 4000

36

3rd

USD 3100

32

4th

USD 2500

28

5th (2x)

USD 2000

24

7th (2x)

USD 1500

20

9th (4x)

USD 1200

16

13th (4x)

USD 900

12

Player’s party.  

 

Ticketing Hospitality Package
Free entrance Not fixed yet.
Kid Camp Tentative TV Programming
Not fixed yet. Not fixed yet.
Weather Conditions (based on last years' data for the same period)

Minimum temperature 15 – 20 degrees,
Maximum temperature 25 – 30 degrees
Sun rise 04:45 (GMT 01:45), sun set 22:15 (GMT 19:15)

Currency Estonian kroon (EEK). 1 EEK = 15,6465 EUR
Tourist Office Website
www.visitparnu.com
Other recommended Hotels in the Area  
Popular Attraction  The Olympic Museum
Other useful Information


 

Name: Hotel Strand
Address: Tammsaare pst.35, 80010 Pärnu
Tel: +372 4475370
Fax: +372 4475731
Email: sales@strand.ee
Category: Four stars
www.strand.ee
Name: Scandic Rannahotell
Address: Ranna pst.5, 80010 Pärnu, Estonia
Tel: +372 4432950
Fax: +372 4432918
Email: rannahotell@scandic-hotels.com
Category: Four stars
www.scandic-hotels.ee