FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Gstaad Major | 5 - 10 juillet 2016

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

For overview match schedule of country quota playoff, please click here for Men's tournament.

For overview match schedule of Qualification Tournament, please click here for Men's tournament and Women's tournament

For overview match schedule of Main Draw, please click here for Men's tournament and Women's tournament

 

Country Quota Playoff (CQPO)

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Monday, July 4

Monday, July 4

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

Tuesday, July 5 @ 7:00 AM-7:30 AM

Monday, July 4 @ 12:30PM- 1:00PM

Technical Meeting CQPO teams

Tuesday, July 5 @ 7:30 AM

Monday, July 4 @ 1:00PM

CQPO tournament

Tuesday, July 5 @ 8:00 AM

Monday, July 4 @ 2:00PM

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday, July 6

Tuesday, July 5

 

Qualification Tournament

Date/ Time Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

Monday, July 4

Monday, July 4

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

Tuesday, July 5 @ 9:00AM - 11:30AM

Player's Desk Centre Court

Monday, July 4 @ 2:00PM - 5:30PM
Player's Desk Centre Court

Technical Meeting Sunday, July 10ng Qualification teams

Tuesday, July 5 @ 12:00PM (online)

Monday, July 4 @ 6:30PM

Qualification tournament

Tuesday, July 5 @ 3:00PM - Wednesday, July 6

Tuesday, July 5 @ 9:00AM

Departure of eliminated teams

*Wednesday, July 6 & Thursday, July 7

Wednesday, July 6

 * Organizer shall cover the hotel costs for the 16 Men teams qualified to the 2nd day of the Qualification Tournament.

Main Draw Tournament

Date/ Time/ Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Wednesday, July 6

Tuesday, July 5

Preliminary Inquiry

Wednesday, July 6 @12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Players Desk Centre Court

Tuesday, July 5 @ 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

Players Desk Centre Court

Technical Meeting for Main Draw

Wednesday, July 6 @ 6:00 PM at the Hotel Bellevue

Tuesday, July 5 @ 6:30 PM at the Hotel Bellevue

Pool play matches (start – end)

Thursday, July 7 - Friday, July 8

Wednesday, July 6 - Thursday, July 7

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, July 9

Friday, July 8

Round of 24 matches (start – end)

Saturday, July 9

Friday, July 8

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, July 10

Saturday, July 9

RD of 16 / ¼ Final matches (start – end)

Saturday, July 9

Friday, July 8

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, July 10

Saturday, July 9

Semi-Final matches (start – end)

Sunday, July 10

Saturday, July 9

Final matches and awards ceremonies (start – end)

Sunday, July 10

Saturday, July 9

Departure of athletes

Monday, July 11

 

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

Click here to get access to the Event's Regulations of the tournament.

 

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).