2014 Volleyball Canada FISU Selection Tournament

 

Objective:
Identify and select athletes who will have an immediate as well as long-term impact on the Beach National Team.
Nominate teams for the FISU 2014 World University Beach Volleyball Championships held in Porto, Portugal, July 23 to July 27, 2014. 


Registration:
Athletes registering for the Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament MUST indicate their partner. Each team member must register separately.

To register for the Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament (MALE)
please click HERE

To register for the Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament (FEMALE)
please click HERE


Registration Deadline:
Wednesday March 26, Midnight EST
Please note: the first 12 teams per gender to register will be accepted into the tournament.


Eligibility for the Selection Tournament
Only the following may participate as a competitor in the FISU 2014 World University Beach Volleyball Championships:
a) Students who are currently officially registered as proceeding towards a degree or diploma at the university or similar institute whose status is recognized by the appropriate national academic authority of their country;
b) Former student of the institutions mentioned in a) who have obtained their academic degree or diploma in the year preceding the event.

All competitors must satisfy the following conditions:
a) Be a national of the country they represent
b) Be at least 17 and less than 28 years of age on January 1st in the year of the event.


Team Nomination – Canada 1
The winning team of each gender of Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament will be nominated as Canada 1.

Please note: The 2nd place team in each gender of Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament will be nominated as the alternate team for Canada 1.


Team Nomination – Canada 2

The 2nd place team of each gender of Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament will be nominated as Canada 2.

Please note: that Canada is only granted one entry per gender (Canada 1) into the FISU 2014 World University Beach Volleyball Championships however could be granted a 2nd enter per gender (Canada 2) at a later date. 

Please note: The 3rd place team in each gender of Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament will be nominated as the alternate team for Canada 2.


2014 World University Beach Volleyball Championships 
Porto, Portugal  July 23-27, 2014


Schedule
Saturday, March 29

     8:00 Presentation and Technical Meeting
     9:00 Matches start 
Sunday,   March 30
     9:00  Matches start


Location
Volleyball Canada  - High Performance Facility (HPF)
Downsview Park
75 Carl Hall Drive, Unit 3
Toronto, Ontario
M3K 2B6


Registration Fee
Early registration fee: $80 plus tax per athlete (On or before March 19)
Registration fee: $100 plus tax per athlete (March 20 to March 26)

Please note that each athlete will be responsible for his/her own accommodation, meals and transportation while in Toronto as well as transportation costs to and from Toronto
*Refunds: No refunds will be given after the start of the preliminary inquiry
*Cancellations: Cancellations prior to the preliminary inquiry will incur $25 administration fee


Requirements

Present Canadian passport at the tournament
Completed Academic of Eligibility form


Personal Coaches
Provincial Team Coaches and Personal Coaches are welcome to attend and support the teams.


Practice Schedule
Teams can sign up for practice sessions on March 27 and 28, by sending an e-mail request to the Beach National Team Coordinator, Marc Stromme:mstromme@volleyball.ca


Injuries
Should an injury prevent you from attending or adversely affect you at the tournament, please notify us of your status immediately. Athletes attending the tournament are expected to be physically and mentally prepared to compete.


Additional Information
Participation within Volleyball Canada’s FISU Selection Tournament may qualify you for additional Fulltime Training Centre opportunities.

For additional information on the FISU 2014 World University Beach Volleyball Championships please click HERE

For additional information Fulltime Training Centre please click HERE
For additional information Talent Transfer Program (Indoor to Beach) please click HERE
For additional information Tall Maples Program please click HERE
For additional information Sport Canada carding camp please click HERE

 

For any questions or concerns please contact:
Marc Stromme
Beach National Team Coordinator
mstromme@volleyball.ca
Tel: 416-628-3717 ext. 402 
Fax: 647-345-3441