Weston-super-Mare

Event Information

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Date: 12th July-13th July 2014

Venue: Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare,North Somerset, BS23 1BE

Competitions Offered:
Men’s, Women’s, U18 Boys, U18 Girls

Cost: £40 per team    £22 U18 team (Free if already entered adult competition)  

Entry Deadline: Entries and payment must be received via the Volleyball England website by no later than Midnight Friday 27th June 2014.

Entries: Maximum entries 24 teams. The top 20 ranked entries will be guaranteed a place. 4 Wildcards may be issued. Teams shall be seeded in accordance with the VEBT seeding system. Wild Cards may apply at the discretion of the Tournament Organisers.

Registration & Technical Meeting
Registration will be at 8:10am on Saturday morning, with a technical briefing to be held at 8:35am. Please note that it is mandatory to be present at registration and the technical meeting. Play will commence at 9am.

Rules and Format: The competition will be run under Volleyball England and FIVB regulations. The tournament format will be determined based on the number of teams entered.

Insurance: The event will be registered and insured with Volleyball England.

Start Times:

Saturday
8:15am Player Registration
8:45am Compulsary Techincal Meeting
9:00am Play Starts

Sunday
8:45am Junior Registration
9:00am Play starts (Adult & Junior)

Player's Party:

Details on the player's party will be updated in due course

Getting to Weston-super-Mare:

By Car
Leave the M5 at Junction 21, join the A370 and follow the signs to the seafront

By Rail
Weston-super-Mare Train station, for more information visit - http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk/

By Coach
There is a coach drop off point at Marine Parade, along the seafront.

When planning your journey please allow for the volume of traffic that a major resort generates

Please see the Weston-super-Mare pocket guide for tourist information including accommodation, things to do, places to eat and drink, money off vouchers and a local map of the town centre: click here 

Accommodation:

Please see http://www.visitsomerset.co.uk/ for more information

Camp Sites:
Batch Nurseries Certificated Site –Rectory Way, Lympsham,Weston-super-Mare,BS24 0ES. Tel: 01934 750532

CountryView CaravanPark–Sand Road,SandBay,Weston-super-Mare,BS22 9UJ. Tel: 01934 627595

Holiday Resort Unity- Coast Road, Brean Sands, TA8 2RB. Tel: 01278 751235

Diamond Farm Camping and Caravanning Park –Weston Road, Brean, TA8 2RL. Tel: 01278 751041

Places to Eat and Drink:
The Cove Bar and Restaurant
www.the-cove.co.uk

Winstons Fish and Chips
15 Beach Road, Weston-super-Mare
01934 645566

Cabot Court Hotel – JD Wetherspoon
http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/cabot-court-hotel

Tarantellas Pizzeria
http://www.italianrestaurantwestonsupermare.co.uk/

Yoji Japanese Restaurant
http://www.yo-ji.co.uk/

Food and Drink during the Tournament

There are numerous cafes and restaurants along the seafront

Toilets:

Nearest toilets – approx 100metres
Atlantic Block - Opposite Atlantic Hotel**
Richmond Block - Opposite Richmond Street **
Oxford Block - Opposite Oxford Street (8am-6pm only)

Contacts:

For any questions prior to the event, please contact the Volleyball England office on competitions@volleyballengland.org  or 01509 227722.
For any general information on volleyball or beach volleyball, contact the Volleyball England head office on info@volleyballengland.org

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