Volleyball(Beach Volleyball)

Volleyball(Beach Volleyball)

Sport Overview

Beach volleyball is played on beaches or other sandy areas and involves teams of two or four players. The first team to win 21 points (15 points in the third set) wins a set, and a match consists of three sets. Players need to be competent in a wide variety of skills, including receiving, passing, tossing, spiking, blocking and serving.

Event

(General Category)

EventGenderAgeCategories
PairsMen30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Women30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Mixed30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
FoursMen30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Women30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Mixed30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
(Category of athletes with impairments: Hearing impairment (deaf))
EventGenderAgeCategories
PairsMen30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Women30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Mixed30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
FoursMen30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Women30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
Mixed30+,40+,50+,60+,70+
*The age of the youngest player in the team shall determine the age category.
*The age category entered must be either the actual age category or a younger age category.

Eligibility

1.For safety reasons, players with hearing impairment (deaf) should participate only in the hearing impairment category. And, non-para player is not allowed to participate in the hearing impairment category.

2.Japanese nationals with hearing impairment who wish to participate in the completion may be requested to submit documents related to(1),(2)or(3)as needed.
 (1)A public certificate or doctor's medical certificate proving that the Deaflympics criteria (55 dB) are met. Provided, however, that registration with the Deaf Sports Association is not required.
 (2)Membership of Japan Deaf Volleyball Association
 (3)Member of All Japan Deaf Federation or affiliated organisations

3.Overseas nationals with hearing impairment who wish to participate in the competition may be requested to submit documents related to(1) or (2) as needed.
 (1)A public certificate or doctor's medical certificate proving that the Deaflympics criteria (55 dB) are met. Provided, however, that registration with the Deaf Sports Association is not required.
 (2)Registration with the Deaf Sports Association in their own country

【Age Requirement】
Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31 December 1991)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31 December 2021. For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31 December 2021, you would compete in the 40+ age category.

Sport News

[june 17,2020]Updated '7 Competition Capacity' ,'8 Competition Rules and Methods'of Sports Information Guide.

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2021 Venues
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Volleyball Indoor                  
Wakayama Big Whale
Wakayama Big Wave
Wakayama Prefectural Gymnasium
Wakayama Municipal Kanan Gymnasium
Beach Volleyball                      
Keinomatsubara Beach Volley Court

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of June 5th, 2020. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Keinomatsubara Beach Volley Court

Location 970-1 Matsuhokotsuro, Minami-awaji City, 656-0304
Games Accreditation Temporary Accreditation Venue:Seidan Social Education Center Sports Check-in
Access ・10 minutes by Shuttle Bus from Riku-No-Minato Seidan to Venue
・About 10minutes by car from the Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway “Seidan-Mihara” Interchange
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Sport Check-in

【Date and Time】
 Saturday, 15 May – Friday, 21 May 2021, 8:00 – 11:00
 * As a general rule, all participating teams shall complete the entry procedure before the day of the competition of the corresponding category.

【Venue (draft)】
 Minamiawaji City Seidan Social Education Center
 970-71 Matsuhokotsuro, Minami-awaji City, 656-0304
(10 minute walk from the competition venue)

【Remarks】
 Dressing rooms are available at the place of reception of entries.

Nearest Village

Masters Villege Hyogo(Duo Kobe “Duo Dome”)

Location 2-1 Aioicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe city, Hyogo
Access From JR Kobe Station, exit out of Central Gate, go down to the basement floor using the escalator at the south exit. The square in front of the escalator is “Duo Dome”.
Official Homepage http://www.duokobe.com/

Minamiawaji City Seidan Social Education Center

Location 970-71 Matsuhokotsuro, Minami-awaji City, 656-0304
Access
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