Wednesday, November 9th - arrival
Thursday, November 10th – Day 1 of the tournament
Friday, November 11th – Day 2 of the tournament
Saturday, November 12th – Day 3 of the tournament
International School of Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 94066<
American School of The Hague
International School of Hamburg
Antwerp International School
Bonn International School
Copenhagen International School
International School of Düsseldorf
International School of Luxembourg
International School of Amsterdam
American International School of Rotterdam
Net height 2m10.
(i) By the end of the third set, every player must have played for one complete set, i.e. they must have played from the beginning to the end of a set, without being substituted. A player that is substituted must play another complete set i.e. from the beginning to the end of a set, without substitution.
(ii) In U14 Volleyball games, players must report to the Scorer's table at the beginning of every set for the purpose of recording their numbers on the score sheet. Both coaches must report to the Scorer's table before the third set commences for the purpose of ensuring that their team has adhered to the rules governing substitutions and minimum playing time.
(iii) It is not permitted to use the ‘libero’ position.
(iv) A net serve is allowed.
If a team or coach does not adhere to the substitution rules, they will automatically forfeit the game by 0 sets to 3 and by 0 points to 75 (or by 0 sets to 2 and 0 points to 50 in a game played to the best of 3 sets).
(v) Length of Game: Matches shall be decided by the best of five sets with each set being scored to 25 points using the rally-point system, except the fifth set which shall be scored to15 points. The only exception to this rule is the Plate Competition on the final day of a tournament where matches will be played as the best of 5 sets all scored to 15 points. In all matches, a team must win by two clear points in each set.
(vi) Time-outs should have a limit of 30 seconds.
(vii) Interval time of 2 minutes should be allowed between sets.
(viii) Starting line-ups should be given to the Scorer complete with uniform numbers and starting court positions.
(ix) Game Protocol Teams should be aware of and practice the proper game protocol. This includes the correct lining-up of the starting players before the game. Also, the proper way to change courts at the end of each set and after the eighth point of the deciding set.
TIE-BREAK: During the initial league stage, 2 points are awarded for a win and 0 points for a loss.
Two-team tie procedure:
1. Result of the mutual game.
Three-team tie procedure (steps to be followed in order):
1. Sets won minus sets lost from mutual games.
2. Most sets won from mutual games.
3. Score difference: points scored minus points conceded from mutual games.
4. Most points scored from mutual games.
5. Sets won minus sets lost from all group games.
6. Most sets won from all group games.
7. Score difference: points scored minus points conceded from all groups games.
8. Most points scored from all group games.
Please see the relevant section in the by-laws.
Participating athletes will be informed by their coach/AD as to where they will be staying.
The websites www.hamburg.de and www.hamburg-guide.de provide long listings on Hamburg hotels to suit all budgets. You are also able to book online on these websites.
Hotel Landhaus Flottbek
A beautiful, traditional hotel situated close to the river and within a 12 minute drive to both the tennis centre and the golf club . Approximately 15 minutes drive to the city centre and the harbour. Prices range from EURO 120-140 for a double room. Directions to the hotel are available from the website.
Gastwerk Hotel Hamburg
Beim Alten Gaswerk 3
A stylish loft design inside an historical monument to industry. Prices range from EURO 120-160 for a double room. Approximately 15-20 minutes drive to the tournament venues and the same to the city centre and harbour. Directions to the hotel are available from the website.
A more traditional-style hotel in a lovely part of the western suburbs, close to the river and approximately 15 minutes driving time to the tournament venues and to the city centre (or use the S-Bahn close to the hotel and arrive in the city centre within 10 minutes). Close to I.S.H. Prices range from EURO 90-125 for a double room. Directions to the hotel are available from the website.
Packed lunches will be provided at both tournament venues.
Other refreshments will be on sale throughout the tournament.
Social function will be planned on Friday evening.