TOURNAMENT RULESINTRODUCTION“Ciutat de Sant Cugat” International Tournament "

Dates

September 2018: Thursday 20th (local teams only), Friday 21th and Saturday 22th (qualifying rounds and quarterfinals) and Sunday 23th (semifinals and finals)

Location

Pavilions 1, 2 and 3: PAV 1, 2 and 3 in Sant Cugat: Saturday and Sunday Adress: Rambla del Celler, s/n - 08172
Sant Cugat del Vallès

Pavilion 4: Pavilion Valldoreix: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Adress: c/ Brollador, s/n - 08197 Valldoreix (Sant Cugat del Vallès)

Timetable

Thursday and Friday: from 18:00 a 22:30
Saturday: from 8:00 to 22:00
Sunday: from 8:00 to 16:00

Participants

3 categories
• Sub 14 (born between 2005-2006)
• Sub 16 (born between 2003-2004)
• Sub 19 (born between 2000-2001-2002)
48 teams in total:
Sub 14 = 16 teams - divided into 4 groups of 4 teams
Sub 16 = 16 teams - divided into 4 groups of 4 teams
Sub 19 = 16 teams - divided into 4 groups of 4 teams

COMPETITION MODEL

    The sets are played up to 25 points and the match is won by the team that wins 2 sets. In case of a tie, a third set to 15 points will be played. The sets must win by a margin of 2 points; therefore, in case of a tie at 24 in the first or second set or 14 in the third, the set will continue playing until one team gets 2 points of difference. Firts qualifying round will be played, where all of the 4 teams in each of the 3 groups will play against each other.
  • All teams will be divided into 4 groups of 4 teams per category. 3 phases will be played during the tournament.
  • 1st phase of GROUPS where all will play liguilla against all (3 matches) 2nd phase: the first 2 classified in each group play between them for the GOLD category and the third and fourth classified of each group play among them for the SILVER category.

Tie Brake

  • In case of tie in the 1st qualifying round of the competition, the qualified team will be decided as follows:
  • 1) Sets won divided by sets lost.
  • 2) Points earned divided by points lost.
  • 3) By drawing lots.

Balls

The Host Club only provide 2 game balls. Each participating team will bring their own balls without exception.

Match Schedule

In teh 1st. match of each day the teams will arrive at least 45 minutes before start time, and in successive matches, the teams have to be in the field when the prior match to yours is disputing the second set.

Warming on the field

  • The work without ball will be done in free areas in teh sport hall and NOT in court.
  • To work with the ball there will be only 3 minutes on the court and 3 minutes on the net.

IMPORTANT: All the teams will play a minimum of 5 matches and the finalists will play a maximum of 6 matches.