Skegness

Skegness

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Date:
9th July-10th July 2016
*the Junior VEBT will officially commence on Sunday, however should players be available to play on Saturday, matches will be played where possible

Venue:
 Central Beach, Skegness (To the right side of the pier), PE25 2UE

Competitions Offered:
Men’s, Women’s, U19 Boys, U19 Girls

Cost:
£40 per team    £22 U19 team (Free if already entered adult competition)

Entry Deadline: Entries and payment must be received via the Volleyball England website by no later than Midnight Sunday 26 June 2016.
 
Entries: Maximum entries 24 teams. The top 20 ranked entries will be guaranteed a place. 4 Wildcards may be issued. Teams shall be seeded in accordance with the VEBT seeding system. Wild Cards may apply at the discretion of the Tournament Organisers.

Registration & Technical Meeting

Registration will be at 8:15am on Saturday morning, with a technical briefing to be held at 8:45am. Please note that it is mandatory to be present at registration and the technical meeting. Play will commence at 9am.

Rules and Format: The competition will be run under Volleyball England and FIVB regulations. The tournament format will be determined based on the number of teams entered.

Insurance:
The event will be registered and insured with Volleyball England.

Start Times:

Saturday
8:15am Player Registration
8:45am Compulsory Techincal Meeting
9:00am Play Starts

Sunday
8:15am Junior Registration
8:30am Play starts (Juniors)
9:00 Play starts (Adults)

Getting to Skegness

By Car

From London: A1 or M11
From the Midlands: A52 or A158
From the North M180 - A16
Large car parking facilities are located at the North end of the promenade (Seaview Road / North Parade). Other car parks are located adjacent to Skegness Pier and at Tower Esplanade (adjacent to the Clock Tower), and at the south end of Skegness promenade (South Parade). Limited free parking is available on some local roads.


By Rail

The closest railway station to Skegness Beach is Skegness Railway Station on Richmond Drive. Ample taxi services run from here. From the station head towards Wainfleet Road (A52) for 0.5 miles. Leave Turn Left off Richmond Road and proceed on Wainfleet Road for 0.56 miles. Leave Wainfleet Road and turn right into Castleton Boulevard stay on this road for 0.2 miles. Turn Left into North Parade/Lindis Court stay on this road for 0.9 miles. Turn left into North Parade follow the road till you find the car park.


By Coach

The closest coach station to Skegness Beach is at the Railway Station on Richmond Drive. From the station head towards Wainfleet Road (A52) for 0.5 miles. Leave Turn Left off Richmond Road and proceed on Wainfleet Road for 0.56 miles. Leave Wainfleet Road and turn right into Castleton Boulevard stay on this road for 0.2 miles. Turn Left into North Parade/Lindis Court stay on this road for 0.9 miles. Turn left into North Parade follow the road till you find the car park.


Accommodation

The local tourist office website has many accommodation options available

http://www.secwha.com/home/


Places to Eat and Drink

Numerous Public Houses, Restaurants and Fast Food Restaurants are available in the town centre.

Food and Drink during the Tournament

Numerous concessionaire’s are open during the tournament where drinks and food are available for purchase on the pier and surrounding area.

Toilets

The closest toilets are located at Skegness Pier. Public toilets are adjacent to the car park.

Contacts:

For any questions prior to the event, please contact the Volleyball England office on competitions@volleyballengland.org  or 01509 227722.
For any general information on volleyball or beach volleyball, contact the Volleyball England head office on info@volleyballengland.org

For more information on the Volleyball England Beach Tour, please contact our competitions team via email or call 01509 227722