beach volleyball

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Thierry de LONCHAMP

Volleyball Chairman

FSGT,
Rue de Scandicci, 14,
93508 Pantin Cedex, France
E-Mail: thierry.delonchamp@laposte.net
Phone: +33 1 4942 2319
Fax: +33 1 4942 2360

Fabrizio GHERARDI

Beach – Volleyball Secretary

AICS,
Via Barberini, 68,
00187 Rome, Italy
E-Mail: gherardifabrizio@gmail.com
Phone: +390 06 420 3941
Fax: +390 06 420 39421

Eligibility criteria:

Only amateur players can participate.

Athletes who participated during the last 2 years as representing their country in the Olympic Games or a beach volley o senfcompetition organized by the FIVB or a Continental Confederation ( not taking into account the age group competitions for the categories under 20 years or younger) cannot participate in the CSIT competitions.

In the case of a “not clear status” the participating federation has to clarify the status by sending all relevant information’s to the TC Volleyball at least 2 weeks before the single Championship or the World Sport Games It is to be decided by the TC chairman and secretary indoor Volleyball if the eligibility criteria is valid or not before sending the player(s) to the CSIT Championships or World Sports Games.

TEAM COMPETITIONS:

1) OPEN SENIOR 3×3

• Men Championship
• Women Championship
age: 16 years and older

Composition of the teams:

Men: 3 male players, 1 male substitute, 1 referee (desirable) 1 coach , 1 team leader
> 7 persons in total
Women: 3 female players, 1 female substitute, 1 referee (desirable), 1 coach , 1 team leader
> 7 persons in total

Unions/parties can bring unlimited number of teams per gender , in case of registration of more than one team , they need to have a delegation leader.

Rules of the game:

The Championship will be played according to the current official rules of the FIVB for Beachvolley available on www.fivb.org

http://www.fivb.org/EN/Refereeing-Rules/RulesOfTheGame_BVB.asp

excepted the following specific rules :

Participants: composition of a team : 3 players on the court , plus one possible substitute .

Coach: the participation of a coach is possible , this coach has to be on the score sheet .

Substitutions: maximum 4 substitutions during a set , the substitution of the players are free .

Block: a blocking contact is not counted as a team hit ; the blocking team will have three hits after the blocking contact .

System of competition:

Two phases : groups and then double
elimination bracket .
Format of the matchs : all matchs are the best 2 out of three 3 sets .

The exact system will be determinated according to the number of registered teams.

2) OPEN MIXED 2x2

age : 16 years and older

Composition of the teams:

2 players ( 1 man and 1 woman ) , 1 possible coach .
> 3 persons in total
Unions/parties can bring unlimited number of teams in the open mixed ; in case of registration of more than one team , they need to have a delegation leader .

Rules of the game :

The Championship will be played according to the current official rules of the FIVB for Beachvolley available on www.fivb.org

http://www.fivb.org/EN/Refereeing-Rules/RulesOfTheGame_BVB.asp

Excepted the following specific rules :

1) Composition of the team : 2 players: 1 female player and 1 male player ; no substitutes.
2 ) Coaching : the participation of a coach is possible during the matchs ; this coach has to be on the score sheet .
3 ) Height of the net : 2m35 .

System of competition:

Two phases : groups and then single elimination bracket .
Format of the matchs : one single set or the best 2 out of three 3 sets ; semi finals and finals are the best 2 out of 3 sets .

The exact system will be determinated according to the number of registered teams.

Regulations

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