2nd triptolemos sitting beach volleyball tournament september 2012
2nd TRIPTOLEMOS S.C. BEACH SITTING VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT 22 – 23 September 2012 at Marathon Beach / Attica /Hellas Triptolemos S.C.The Triptolemos Sports Club is a Non Profit Organization, established in 1998exclusively in the field of sport for people with disabilities.The supported sports until now are: Boccia (for athletes with quadriplegia), Weightlifting, Sitting Volleyball, Shooting.
All the athletes involved have severe physical disabilities such as amputations upperor lower extremities.The Triptolemos headquarter is located at Mandra of Attica, 25Km northwest ofAthens and 3Km north of the ancient town of Eleusis.http://www.triptolemos.org.gr Marathon a city, a name, a legend!Marathon is the unique city in the word that has given its name to an Olympic sportand the only Greek city that is the most renowned in the whole word even morerenowned than Athens.The name Marathon is inextricably connected to the history of the Greek nation eversince the ancient times. We encounter the name in the mythology, as it is the placewhere Thiseas killed the terrible bull of Marathon. In classical history, one of the mostrenowned battles took place in the Marathon plain, a battle that symbolizes theunquenchable love of Greek people for freedom and independence.Marathon constitutes an emblematic symbol of democracy and the trophy ofsupremacy of human values and spirit against any conqueror. Marathon 490 BC ...A travel of 2500 years back in time Athenian and Plataean soldiers, Persian archers,images of a battle that determined the whole course of human history. Marathon race: 42,195 kilometers of glory and historyMarathon race of 42.195 meters designates the grandeur of human strength. It is alegend of 2.500 years beginning with the myth of Pheidiooides and reaching themodem heroes of classic sports. This race unites millions of people in all around theworld.
Marathon TodayMarathon is not just one of the most famous toponyms around the world, but also acity worth visiting and admiring for its natural beauty and enchanting atmosphere.Built on the northeast coast of Attica, just 40 km away from Athens, Marathon hasbecome a very attractive destination for visitors, as it is only twenty minutes awayfrom Athens International Airport and just ten minutes away from the port of Rafina, aport that connects the Greek capital with the cosmopolitan Aegean islands. It is alsoone of the few areas of Attica, which combines the blue sea and the green of themountains (as it is located at the foothills of Mount Penteli and bordered by the Gulf ofEvia).
The TournamentTriptolemos S.C. is going to organize the 2nd Sitting Beach Volleyball Tournament atKaravi Schinias http://www.karavi.gr/en (Marathon Beach) 22 & 23 September 2012.The schedule of Tournament on Saturday 22nd September will be from 09:00 am to12:00 pm and from 17:00 pm to 21:00.On Sunday 23rd September the schedule will be from 09:30 am to 15:00 pm. Entry FormPlease send entry form (attached) by 20.08.2012.In the Tournament there can be up to 12 teams and are played women and men series.The participation in the Tournament confirms in order of entry.The entry fee is 35,00 €/team.
Classification and rulesThe Tournament is open for people with disabilities – Only two players (out of thefour) with minimal disability and/or one able player per team is allowed. Two playerswith disability are mandatory in the court during the games.At Saturday there are 3-4 matches for each team and at Sunday 2-3 matches.The rules are adapted to the valid rules of Sitting Volleyball.According to the results/proposals in Kuala Lumpur, WOVD Beach Volleyball will beplayed according to the FIVB rules, except: • the number of the players • the size of the court • block against service The court and equipments - The matches you are playing on sand next to the sea. - The wide of a half field is 4,00 m and length 4,00 m (13,3 feet). - The net height is 1,15 m. - Colored Beach Volleyballs are used. Players - There are max 4 players in a team (3+1). Grading of players is not demanded. - One (1) player in the front line and two (2) players in the back court (and one player can be substitute).
Referees and special rulesThe referee will be a Beach Volleyball Referee, (at least to the highest national level)and will lead the game exactly according to the FIVB rules: • The service reception and the defence/reception of soft driven balls like drives/shots must be executed with underhand pass or with tomahawk or poke shot or supporting techniques like one hand reception/defence • Only the hard driven balls can be defended with the overhand pass/beach dig • During the action of players setting overhand with fingers, the ball must be played with one quick motion. There must not be any significant movement of the ball downwards whilst in the hands and the ball may not visibly come to rest in the players hands. The emphasis with the double contact is that this is not indicated by the spin of the ball but by the fact that a clear fault - time difference between the two hands that contact the ball - has occurred and that this is visible for the Referee • The only exception is the block against the service that is allowed by WOVD in Sitting Volleyball. AccommodationRecommended accommodation for the teams Marathon Euro HotelsIt is arranged the room cost to be 20€ per person per day in double rooms includingbreakfastAddress: Ag. Panteleimon 27A – Paralia Marathon /Attica / GreecePhone : + 30 22940 57366Fax: + 30 22940 56953E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb site: http://www.marathon-euro-hotels.gr Airlines flying to AthensDestinations from/to Athens International Airport at:http://www.aia.gr/pages.asp?pageid=992&langid=2We will provide the local transportation from/to Athens airport to/from the Hotel(approx. 40 min car driving) and from/tp the Hotel to/from the Karavi Schinias venue(approx. 10 min car driving)For additional information you can contact Mr. Ioannis Soukiouroglou at:Phone: +30 6944883619Email: email@example.com
2nd TRIPTOLEMOS S.C. SITTING VOLLEYBALL BEACH VOLLEY TOURNAMENT 22 – 23 September 2012 Marathon Beach / Attica / Hellas ENTRY FORMName of Team _________________________________________Players 1 (C) _____________________________________________ 2 ________________________________________________ 3 ________________________________________________ 4 ________________________________________________Contact person Address Phone EmailEntry form to be sent to: (at latest 20.8.2012) Add. Mr. Ioannis Soukiouroglou email: firstname.lastname@example.org