DUBAI, 13th March, 2023 (WAM) — The Organising Committee of NAS Sports Tournament has ratified the final list of teams participating in the volleyball competition of the 10th edition of the Tournament, taking place during the Holy Month of Ramadan at Nad Al-Sheba Sports Complex.
The volleyball competition is scheduled from 1st to 10th April 2023. Registration of players and technical and medical staff continue up to Monday 20th March at midnight as per the approved conditions. Each team is allowed to register a maximum of 14 players and 10 players minimum. Players’ age should be 18 years old or above, on the date of the launch of the competition.
Participating teams are also allowed to replace four players in the period from 25th to 27th March, so that they can select the best players to participate in the competition. Registration procedures can be completed through the Tournament’s official approved website: www.nasst.ae.
The list of players who are eligible to participate is approved as per the conditions stipulated in the Tournament’s general regulation, as it has been circulated to the participating teams.
The Organising Committee will convene a technical meeting with participating teams on Tuesday 28th March after the approval of the players’ lists of all teams.
The draw ceremony will be held Wednesday morning 22nd March at Dubai Sports Council’s premises, in the presence of the participating teams’ managers. The matches’ schedule will be declared immediately after the end of draw procedures.
Participating teams will be categorised into two groups, each group comprising four teams. Matches in the group stage will be played as per the one–round league system. The 1st and 2nd placed teams of each group will qualify for the semi-final stage.
The semi-final matches will be contested according to the knockout system. The two winners of the semi-final will contest the final match, while the two losers will play the 3rd place match.
The competition matches are held as per rules and regulations applicable in the International Volleyball Federation and the UAE Volleyball Association, except for the amendments mentioned in the approved regulation and its annexes or in the circulars, issued by the Technical Committee.
The Organising Committee has announced the closure of registration for the jiu-jitsu competition due to the completion of the numbers allowed to participate in the competition, taking into account that the competition will take place on 24th March at the main Hall of Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex.
Registration in the other various competitions of NAS Sports Tournament continues through the Tournament’s official website.
Registration for the teams participating in the wheelchair basketball competition continues up to 16th March, while players’ registration will continue until 23rd March. Registration door for the padel competition will be closed on 15th March.
Registration for the fencing and archery competitions will continue up to 21st March, while registration in all categories of the cycling competition will be closed on 25th March. The deadline for registration for the running competition is on 3rd April.