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EVENT 4
NEW ZEALAND BEACH VOLLEYBALL OPEN
MAIRANGI BAY, AUCKLAND
JNR QUALI - JAN 25 / SNR QUALI JAN 26 (8AM)
MAIN DRAW - JAN 26 & 27

PRIZEMONEY

Division 1:

$2,000 per gender

Division 2:

Great prizes provided by our partners: Crew Streetwear, E'stel, Tailwind, One Square Meal, Hydro Flask.

EVENT REGULATIONS

Qualification:

The top 10 teams, including up to 4 international teams, will automatically qualify into the Main Draw.

The next 6 highest seeds will be allowed into a Saturday morning qualification tournament, which will run from 8am to 10am and be single elimination.


All Under 19 teams (born in 2001 or later) will have the ability to play in a Friday qualification tournament to earn 1 of 2 places in the Saturday morning qualification tournament.

All teams that are eliminated during the qualification will have a "Division 2" competition to be held at Mission Bay (hosted by Auckland Central Volleyball Club).

Entry fee for the open grade is $80 (this applies to teams directly into the main draw and those who go through qualification)

Division 2:

This will be hosted by Auckland Central Volleyball Club at Mission Bay. This will run from 10am - 6pm Saturday. Teams who have played qualification get free entry into Division 2. Other teams the entry fee will be $50.

Main Draw Format:


The top 12 will begin in 4 Pools of 3 team on Saturday. The pool make up will be: Pool A (S1, S7, S10), Pool B (S2, S8, S9), Pool C (S3, S5, S12), Pool D (S4, S6, S11). Then at the conclusion of Saturday's pool play the 4 Quarterfinals will be played. As well as the 3rd vs 3rd match.

On Sunday the Semifinal matches will start at 9:30am, as well as the losers of the Quarterfinals will play a match for 5th=/7th=.

Losers of the Semifinal matches will finish 3rd=.

Uniforms:


"All teams must be matching."

For the NZ Champs and National Tour we expect that teams will having matching playing uniforms. This means that the garments that you are wearing are the same colour.

We do not require the type of garment to be identical. So one player could be wearing a Navy Bikini and the partner wearing a Navy Singlet and Shorts.


We will also allow male players to play without a top (though we recommend wearing a top for sun protection)

Hats and Sunglasses don't need to match (and we strongly recommend athletes to wear these.


Environment:

We strongly advise that athletes and supporter bring no single use packaging and ensure that any waste that they do create is dealt with in the appropriate manner. We would encourage you to take all compostable waste and recyclable waste home with you to, or use the correct bins provided to deal with that waste.

Prizemoney:

1st Place = 32%
2nd Place = 24%
3rd= Place = 14% (x2)
5th= Place = 8% (x2)

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