Third half on the beach
At the end of the qualifying round you will end up on the arena beach for the Third half
where you will celebrate getting the best in terms of fun and cheerfulness. Each registered participants will get two free beers and a very large portion of pasta.
The matches will be supervised by a qualified staff of referees. All matches must be played in accordance with the principles of fair play, athletes must accept the referee’s decisions and be respectful of all the other participants; otherwise the organizers can decide, at their sole discretion, to exclude the participant from the tournament without obligation to offer any reimbursement.
Every team in the pitch must wear numbered jerseys and shorts made of resistant fabric. Players must play barefoot (socks are allowed) unless otherwise authorized by the referee.
Check of the qualifying round results
During the qualifying round, teams must verify the accuracy of the final results of their matches displayed on the scoreboard. Once the qualifying round have been completed, it will not be possible to request any corrections of results.
Matches won and lost by default
In the qualifying round, the results of the matches won or lost by default will assign a try score of 6-0 to the losing team. The score will determine the quotient points of the provisional ranking. However no points will be assigned and counted to teams winning the match by default
Program and refereeing of the final phase (Sunday)
The rankings of the qualifying round will be available, late Saturday evening, (Within two hours from the end of the last game), in the “Ranking” section of the website. In addition, a text message will be sent to all the players in charge of the whole team that will communicate the ranking position obtained in the qualifying round.
Teams must arrive on playing courts at least 30 minutes prior the scheduled time assigned (and at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time for teams playing the first match in the morning). Any team that does not arrive on the court, or is incomplete, or arrives more than 20 minutes after the times given in the match draw, will be declared defeated by default with a score of 0-6. No lateness will be accepted for the first round of the tournament in the morning. Any team that does not arrive on the court, or it is incomplete, or arrives later than their set time, will be declared defeated by default with a score of 0-6. The Tournament Director will take the final decision and declare a team defeated by default after being informed of the lateness from the opposing team and/or the referee.
The event awards a total prize of 5.700,00 euro and will be assigned to the first 4 teams classified. The amounts are intended as pre-tax in accordance with the law on withholding tax (presently amounting to 20%, Article 30, Presidential Decree 600/ 1973) and will be paid out at the end of the tournament, after filling out the receipt.
Note: the amount of the prize will be collected by the person in charge of the team (or his delegate) after the final match that awards the prize and no later than 7:00 pm of Sunday (final day of the tournament). The prize cannot be collected in the following days. The money not collected will be donated to charity in favour of: ONLUS SOS HANDICAP BAMBINI INVISIBILI.
5vs5 Male: 1a Class. = euro 2.000,00; 2a Class. = euro 1.000,00; 3a Class. = euro 500,00; 4a Class. = euro 300,00.
5vs5 Female: 1a Class. = euro 1.000,00; 2a Class. = euro 500,00; 3a Class. = euro 250,00; 4a Class. = euro 150,00
To participate in the Beach Volleyball Marathon®, teams must fill in the athletes form (available in the “Registration” section). Each team must fill in the form, which must be printed, signed by each team player and delivered when the team is checking in. In case of athletes who are underage a parent or a guardian must sign the registration form in his behalf in order to allow the minor to participate in the sports event as an athlete. Note: Any changes and/or additions to the athlete list (i.e. entering new athletes, adding missing data, etc.) can be done during the check in, before the beginning of the first match on the first day.
In order to participate to the tournament all the athletes must have a valid health certificate for sporting purposes. This certificate will be valid for the duration of the sporting event. The team manager (or a delegate) must hand in the medical certificates (copies are acceptable) for all members of his/her team during the check-in. A doctor will be available during the check-in process for anyone needing a physical examination and a certificate. At the end of the matches, athletes may retrieve their medical certificates in the secretariat area nearby the central court, on Saturday from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm and on Sundays from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. Please note that it will not be possible the rendering of the certificates after the end of the event.
Insurance for injury
Athletes who are lacking of personal insurance may pay a supplement of 10.00 euro/athlete to request one: this amount will provide him/her with insurance coverage for accident risk during the sporting event. The names of athletes who request the insurance must be indicated on the “athletes form”. All the information about the insurance policy can be downloaded in the section: “Useful documents”.