FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Rio Grand Slam 2016 | 8 - 13 mars 2016

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EVENT'S SCHEDULE

 

Rio de Janeiro OPEN | March 8-13, 2016.

Country Quota Playoff (CQPO)

Date/ Time / Location

Men

Women

Arrival CQPO teams

Sunday, March 06

Sunday, March 06

Preliminary Inquiry CQPO teams

10:00-12:00 at the venue

10:00-12:00 at the venue

Monday, March 07

Monday, March 07

CQPO tournament

13:00 - 15:30

13:00 - 15:30

Monday, March 07

Monday, March 07

Departure of eliminated teams

Tuesday, March 08

Tuesday, March 08

Qualification Tournament

Date/ Time / Location

Men

Women

Arrival Qualification teams

Sunday , March 06

Sunday, March 06

Preliminary Inquiry Qualification teams

14:00 - 19:00

14:00 - 19:00

Monday, March 07

Monday, March 07

14:00-19:00

14:00-19:00

Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana

Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana

venue

venue

Qualification tournament

Tuesday, March 08

Tuesday, March 08

Departure of eliminated teams

Wednesday, March 09

Wednesday, March 09

Main Draw Tournament

Date/ Time/ Location

Men

Women

Arrival of Main Draw teams

Tuesday, March 08

Tuesday, March 08

Preliminary Inquiry

14:00 - 19:00

14:00 - 19:00

Tuesday, March 08

Tuesday, March 08

TBC

TBC

Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana

Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana

Players Informational Desk

Players Informational Desk

venue

venue

Technical Meeting

19:30, Tuesday March 08

Windsor Atlântica  Hotel

19:30, Tuesday March 08

Windsor Atlântica  Hotel

Pool play matches (starts Wednesday – ends Thursday)

Wednesday & Thursday

Wednesday & Thursday

March 9-10

March 9-10

Departure of eliminated teams

Friday, March 11

Friday. March 11

RD of 24 and RD of 16  matches (starts – ends Friday)

Friday, March 11

Friday. March 11

Departure of eliminated teams

Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 12

Quarter Final / Semifinal matches (starts – ends Saturday)

Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 12

Departure of eliminated teams

Sunday, March 13

Sunday, March 13

Final/bronze medal matches and awarding ceremonies (starts – ends Sunday)

Sunday, March 13

Sunday, March 13

Departure of athletes

Monday, March 14

Monday, March 14

 

EVENT's REGULATIONS

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Competition Format

 

FIVB World Tour Grand Slam 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).