ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES SAN DIEGO 2019 - TECHNICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE

 
ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES SAN DIEGO 2019 - TECHNICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE
ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019   1

     TECHNICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE
ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES
     SAN DIEGO 2019
ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES SAN DIEGO 2019 - TECHNICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE
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ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES SAN DIEGO 2019 - TECHNICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE
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  Contents
    Introduction4-5
    Practical Information                           6-7
    Programme for the XXIV ANOC General Assembly    8-9
    Programme for the ANOC World Beach Games         10
    Location11
    Qualification Guidelines                       12-41
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    Introduction
    ANOC
    The Association of National Olympic Committees        ANOC strives to protect and promote the collective
    (ANOC) was established in June 1979 during the        interests of the NOCs, delivering consistent,
    Constitutive General Assembly in San Juan, Puerto     dedicated support and advocating on their behalf
    Rico. ANOC now represents the interests of 206        within the Olympic Family. ANOC also aims to
    National Olympic Committees (NOCs) across the         strengthen the relationships between the NOCs
    five Olympic continents. ANOC is administered from    and the Olympic Family for the benefit of the entire
    its headquarters in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne,    Olympic Movement.
    where it has been based since June 2010.

    The ANOC World Beach Games in San Diego
    ANOC’s vision was to develop a World Beach            The ANOC World Beach Games will deliver elite
    Games that would attract new audiences and            sport that excites: a dynamic beach, action and
    provide a platform for NOCs to engage with millions   water sports programme featuring prominent,
    of young people around the world.                     world-class athletes brought together in one truly
                                                          global festival for the very first time. The event will
    The ANOC Events Working Group, established            be built on a new, sustainable multisport model,
    in December 2013 and chaired originally by the        with 100% temporary venues operating in harmony
    ANOC President, was tasked with developing the        with the world’s most captivating beach locations.
    concept for the Games. The Working Group was
    supported by international experts and collaborated   Ultimately, the ANOC World Beach Games aims to
    with the IOC, International Federations and other     be the pinnacle of global excellence in beach, action
    Olympic stakeholders to ensure the Games would        and water sports, connecting new disciplines and
    be sustainable and bring widespread benefits to       new stars to a new generation of fans.
    the Olympic Movement. Timothy Fok is the current
    chair of the ANOC Events Commission.
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The inaugural ANOC World Beach Games:
San Diego 2019
The inaugural edition of the ANOC World Beach           The ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019
Games will take place on Mission Beach in the city      will take place at a single, integrated competition
of San Diego, California, from 10-14 October 2019.      site at Mission Beach – located approximately 14km
At the ANOC General Assembly in Washington in           from downtown San Diego, on Southern California’s
2015, San Diego was unanimously approved as the         beautiful Pacific coast. All competition venues will
host city of the first ever edition of the ANOC World   be temporary, with no permanent Games footprint.
Beach Games which was set for 2017.                     NOCs and their teams will be housed in hotel
                                                        accommodation approximately 8.5km from the
After extensive dialogue with NOCs and IFs, the         competition site.
ANOC Executive Council decided to move the
inaugural edition of the Games to 2019 to ensure        The Games is expected to attract approximately
that NOCs and IFs had the optimum time to prepare       40,000 fans each day, with world-class sports
their athletes for the event.                           competition staged alongside an international
                                                        music, culture and entertainment festival. The
The ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019               event will also be broadcast live around the world
will feature approximately 1,360 athletes from          via digital and traditional broadcast channels.
every Olympic continent. The sports programme           Participants will be able to enjoy the attractions
comprises 14 fresh and dynamic sports with 16           that make San Diego one of the world’s top tourist
disciplines in total:                                   destinations, from the stunning natural beauty
                                                        of the Southern California coastline to renowned
  •    Triathlon – Aquathlon                            destinations like Sea World, the Gas Lamp District
  •    Basketball – 3X3                                 and San Diego Zoo.
  •    Sports Climbing – Bouldering
  •    Handball – Beach Handball                        The 2019 ANOC General Assembly will take place
  •    Karate – Individual Kata                         in San Diego immediately prior to the ANOC World
  •    Sailing – Kitefoil Racing                        Beach Games from 8-10 October.
  •    Skateboarding – Park
  •    Football - Beach Soccer
  •    Surfing – Shortboard & Longboard
  •    Swimming – Open Water 5km
  •    Tennis – Beach Tennis
  •    Beach Volleyball – 4x4
  •    Waterskiing – Waterski Jump & Wakeboard
  •    Wrestling – Beach Wrestling
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    Practical
    Information
    To help you prepare your teams for the ANOC
    World Beach Games San Diego 2019 on 10-14
    October 2019, ANOC has put together the following
    practical information.

    Sports/events
    The sports and events on the programme have now
    been finalised in cooperation with the International
    Federations (IFs) and the Local Organising
    Committee in San Diego.

    You will find in this document the full programme as
    well as the maximum number of athletes per event.
    For the number of NOC officials, each NOC will be
    permitted to bring around 50% of their total athlete
    quota, in line with the IOC rules.

    In this document you will also find all the individual
    qualification criteria for each event by sport.

    Final entry deadline
    The final deadline for entries for all sports will be 15
    July 2019. The registration will be handled by the
    NOCs in close cooperation with the IFs and sent to
    the AWBG team at the ANOC office in Lausanne.
    The accreditation cards will then be produced by the
    ANOC office.

    Finances/support
    Air fares (economy class) as well as hotel rooms
    (double occupancy) with three meals per day will
    be covered by the Local Organising Committee for
    athletes and officials. The air tickets will be booked
    through the AWBG team in Lausanne.

    The teams have to arrive and depart from the San
    Diego or Tijuana airports as no transportation will be
    organised from the airport in Los Angeles.
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Accommodation/village                                 Chef de Mission meeting
The teams will be accommodated at three hotels        A Chef de Mission meeting will be organized on
in the Hotel Circle about 15 minutes from Mission     23-26 May 2019, for the NOCs that have qualified
Beach.                                                athletes and the NOCs who will potentially qualify
                                                      athletes. In the cases where NOCs will potentially
Transportation                                        qualify athletes, special consultation will take place
                                                      between the NOC/ANOC/IF.
Shuttle busses to and from the airport in San Diego
or Tijuana and to and from Mission Beach each
day will be organised by the Local Organising
Committee.
                                                      Team clothing
                                                      The NOCs should provide their teams with clothing

Medical
                                                      suitable for beach sports. The IOC’s rule 40 applies
                                                      to the ANOC World Beach Games.
A medical office will be located in the Village and
in the competition area as well as in the hotel for
NOC/IFs. The ANOC medical team, together with         Venues
the Chief medical doctor of the Local Organising      All competitions will take place at temporary
Committee, will be responsible for all medical        venues on or close to the famous Mission Beach
service as well as doping tests.                      in San Diego.

Accommodation for NOC/IF                              CAS
Presidents and Secretary                              CAS will have an office in San Diego for the

Generals                                              duration of the Games.

                                                      Further information
The ANOC General Assembly and other ANOC
meetings will take place on the days before
the opening of the ANOC World Beach Games
                                                      Please contact the AWBG Team in Lausanne
according to the programme, which you can find
                                                      if you have any questions. We will also
enclosed. Accommodation will be provided in the
                                                      be regularly sending you more practical
Grand Manchester Hyatt Hotel in San Diego during
                                                      information.
the ANOC meetings and during the first days of the
competitions for all NOCs/IFs.
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    Programme for
    the ANOC XXIV
    General Assembly
     6 October 2019
     All Day        Arrival of ANOC Commissions Members and some Participants

     7 October 2019
     All Day        Arrival of ANOC Executive Council Members and NOC Delegates

     09:00 -12:30   ANOC Commissions & Working Groups Meetings           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     12:30-14:00    Lunch for ANOC Delegates                             Manchester Grand Hyatt

     14:00-17:30    ANOC Commissions & Working Groups Meetings           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     Evening        Dinner for ANOC EC & Commissions Members (upon invitation)             TBC

     8 October 2019
     All Day        Arrival of NOC Delegates

     09:00 -12:30   ANOC Commissions & Working Groups Meetings           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     12:30-14:00    Lunch for ANOC Delegates                             Manchester Grand Hyatt

     14:00-17:30    ANOC Executive Council Meeting                       Manchester Grand Hyatt

     Evening        Reception hosted by the USOC                                           TBC

     9 October 2019
     09:00 -12:45   XXIV ANOC General Assembly                           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     12:45 -14:00   Lunch for all Participants                           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     14:00 -17:00   XXIV ANOC General Assembly                           Manchester Grand Hyatt

     Evening        The ANOC Awards 2019                                                   TBC
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 10 October 2019
 09:00 -12:45   XXIV ANOC General Assembly     Manchester Grand Hyatt

 12:45 -14:00   Lunch for ANOC Delegates       Manchester Grand Hyatt

 14:00 -17:00   XXIV ANOC General Assembly     Manchester Grand Hyatt

 Evening        Opening Ceremony of the AWBG                     TBC

 14 October 2019
 TBC            Closing Ceremony of the AWBG
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     Programme for
     the ANOC World
     Beach Games
              SPORT - DISCIPLINE             10/9   10/10   10/11   10/12   10/13   10/14

              Ceremonies

              Triathlon - Aquathlon

              Basketball - 3x3 Basketball

              Sports Climbing - Bouldering

              Handball - Beach Handball

              Karate - Individual Kata

              Sailing - Kitefoil Racing

              Skateboarding - Park

              Football - Beach Soccer

              Surfing - Shortboard

              Surfing - Longboard

              Swimming - Open Water 5km

              Tennis - Beach Tennis

              Beach Volleyball - 4x4

              Waterskiing - Waterski Jump

              Waterskiing - Wakeboard

              Wrestling - Beach Wrestling

                  SPORTS PER DAY               2     9       9       11      11       6
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 Location
  1. Shuttle Area                       11. Food Truck Area 1              21. Longboard & Shortboard
  2. Cultural Festival & Sponsor Area   12. Merchandise / Vendor Area      22. Surfing - Judging
  3. Police / Fire / Medical            13. Wakeboard / Water Ski Course   23. Open Water Swim/Kitefoil Racing
  4. Athletes’ Rest Area                14. Karate / Wrestling             24. Broadcast Media Hub 2
  5. AWBG Experience                    15. Handball                       25. Ops Hub 2
  6. Broadcast Media Hub 1              16. Soccer                         26. Food Truck Area 2
  7. Skateboarding                      17. Beach Volleyball 4x4           27. Sponsor / Vendor Area 2
  8. Basketball 3x3                     18. Tennis                         28. Sponsor / Vendor Area 3
  9. Sport Climbing - Bouldering        19. Soccer Finals                  29. Ops Hub 1
  10. Sponsor / Vendor Area 1           20. Beach Volleyball 4x4 Finals    30. Aquathlon

                                                                     San Diego, California
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     Qualification
     Guidelines
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     TRIATHLON
     AQUATHLON
       EVENTS (3)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                   WOMEN’S EVENT (1)		                MIXED EVENT (1)

       Individual Competition		             Individual Competition		           Mixed Relay

     1. Total Quota for Aquathlon
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                        QUALIFICATION PLACES        HOST COUNTRY PLACES       INVITATION PLACES             TOTAL

       MEN                        24			                     2			                       4		                    30

       WOMEN                      24			                     2			                       4		                    30
       TOTAL                      48			                     4			                       8		                    60

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                     3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                            QUOTA PER NOC                      The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

       MEN                        2

       WOMEN                      2
       TOTAL                      4

       ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

       1.    All athletes must comply with the provisions                athletes must be on the ITU Aquathlon
             of the Olympic Charter currently in force,                  Ranking for the Qualification Places and
             including but not limited to, Rule 41                       Host Country Places
             (Nationality of Competitors) and Rule 43
             (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic                •    The criteria/points system of the ITU
             Movement Code on the Prevention of                          Aquathlon Ranking as well as the
             Manipulation of Competitions)                               qualification criteria for all the events
                                                                         counting towards the ranking can
       2.   Additional IF Requirements:                                  be found on the official website of
            • To be eligible to participate in the ANOC                  International Triathlon Union,
               World Beach Games San Diego 2019, all                     www.triathlon.org/about/documents

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     The 24 highest ranked athletes, on the ITU              respecting the maximum quota allocation per NOC
     Aquathlon Ranking as of 15 July 2019 will be            per event.
     allocated one (1) quota place for their NOC,

       HOST COUNTRY PLACES

     The Host Country is guaranteed two (2) quota            If there are less than two (2) eligible athletes in any
     places per gender provided that they comply with        of the genders, those unused quota places will be
     the eligibility criteria outlined above                 added through the ITU Aquathlon Ranking.
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  INVITATION PLACES

Four (4) quota places per gender will be allocated to         invitation places to the relevant NOCs after the end of
the invitation and they are made available to NOCs at         the qualification period for the concerned sport.
the ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019.
                                                              If the Invitation Commission is not able to allocate
On 10 June 2019, the ITU will propose to ANOC                 an Invitation Place, it will be reallocated to the next
to invite eligible NOCs. The deadline for NOCs to             best ranked NOC, according to the ITU Aquathlon
accept the invitation is 24 June 2019. The Invitation         Ranking, respecting the maximum number of
Commission will confirm, in writing, the allocation of        athletes per NOC specified above.

  CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

Following the last event of the qualification period,         allocated quota places within seven (7) days of the
ITU will publish the results on its website                   end of the qualification period.
(www.triathlon.org/results).
                                                              The NOCs will then have two (2) weeks to confirm if
ITU will inform the respective NOCs of their                  they wish to use these quota places.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

If an allocated quota place is not confirmed by the           Unused quota place from the ITU Aquathlon Ranking
NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline               will be reallocated to the next best ranked NOC,
or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be            according to ITU Aquathlon Ranking, respecting the
reallocated as follows:                                       maximum number of athletes per NOC.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES

Any unused Host Country Place will be reallocated             ITU Aquathlon Ranking, respecting the maximum
to the next best ranked NOC, according to the                 number of athletes per NOC.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED INVITATION PLACES

Unused Invitation Place(s) will be reallocated to             Aquathlon Ranking, respecting the maximum
the next best ranked NOC, according to the ITU                number of athletes per NOC.

  MIXED RELAY QUALIFICATION

All NOCs, which are represented by minimum one                All NOCs, which are represented by minimum
(1) woman and one (1) man athlete are eligible to             two (2) women and two (2) men athletes are
enter one (1) team for the Mixed Relay competition.           eligible to enter two (2) teams for the Mixed Relay
                                                              competition.

  QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
  DATE		                  MILESTONE

  3 June 2019             Qualification period ends

  10 June 2019            ITU to inform NOCs/NFs of their allocated quota places and to confirm in writing the
                          allocation of Invitation Places
  24 June 2019            NOCs to confirm use of allocated quota places to ITU

  8 July 2019             ITU to reallocate all unused quota places
  15 July 2019            San Diego 2019 Sport Entries deadline

  10-14 October 2019      ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019
  *To be determined
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     BASKETBALL
     3X3 BASKETBALL
       EVENTS (2)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                      WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

       16-team tournament		                    16-team tournament

     1. Total Quota for 3x3
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                         QUALIFICATION PLACES          HOST COUNTRY PLACES         INVITATION            TOTAL

       MEN                  15 teams (60 athletes)          1 team (4 athletes)		                 16 teams (64 athletes)

       WOMEN                15 teams (60 athletes)          1 team (4 athletes)		                 16 teams (64 athletes)
       TOTAL                30 teams (120 athletes)         2 teams (8 athletes)		               32 teams (128 athletes)

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                          3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                             QUOTA PER NOC                          The quota place is allocated to the NOC/NF.

       MEN                   1 team (4 athletes)

       WOMEN                 1 team (4 athletes)

       TOTAL                 2 team (8 athletes)

       ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

     Age                                                              have previously played for the national team
     To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World Beach            (basketball or 3x3) of another country in an
     Games, athletes must be of the U23 age category and              Official Competition of FIBA (see Art. 2-2 of the
     must have been born between 1 January 1996 and 31                FIBA Internal Regulations)
     December 2003. At least two (2) of the four (4) athletes
     per team have to turn 19 years or older in 2019.             Additional IF Requirements:
                                                                  • Athletes must be registered in
     Nationality                                                     play.fiba3x3.com with a confirmed FIBA 3x3
     Athletes                                                        Profile
     • Must hold the legal nationality of the country             • Belong to a National Federation of FIBA that
         that they represent before 1 January 2018; and              organised a minimum of three (3) events of
     • Must present a passport of that country issued                FIBA 3x3 Competitions in their territory in the
         by the competent authorities before the end of              twelve (12) months prior to 1 November 2018
         the registration period; and                                and hold a valid 3x3 e-learning certification on
     • Subject to Special Cases regulated in Art 6-27                1 November 2018.
         of the FIBA Internal Regulations, may not

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     4 Men (1 team) & 4 Women (1 team)                            2018 shall obtain one (1) quota place for that gender
     The host country shall obtain one (1) quota place            for their NOC with the caveat below.
     per gender for their NOC.
                                                                  The region to which the host country belongs shall
     60 Men (15 teams) & 60 Women (15 teams)                      get only three (3) quota places per gender for their
     Top four (4) countries per gender from Africa,               NOC in addition to the host country.
     Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific) on 1 November
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  HOST COUNTRY PLACES

The host country will automatically qualify one (1)        that the athletes meet the eligibility requirements
team and one (1) female team, on the condition             described under the section “Athlete Eligibility”.

  CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

FIBA will publish the FIBA 3x3 National Federation         The NOCs will then have until 30 November 2018,
Ranking on 1 November 2018 and will inform the             to confirm if they wish to use these quota places, as
San Diego 2019 Organising Committee of the                 detailed in the section “Qualification Timeline”.
allocated quota places.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

If a quota place allocated is not confirmed by the         reallocated to the next best-ranked team from an
NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline            NOC not yet qualified according to the section
or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will be         ”Qualification Pathway”.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES

Any unused host country places will be reallocated         NOC not yet qualified according to the section
in the same gender to the next best-ranked                 ”Qualification Pathway”.

  QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
  DATE		                                     MILESTONE

  1 November 2017 - 1 November 2018          12-months period ending on 1 November 2018 at 12.00 UTC

  1 November 2018                            FIBA to publish FIBA 3x3 Federation Ranking and inform Organising
                                             Committee about allocated quota places.
  30 November 2018                           NOCs and Host Country to confirm use of allocated quota places to the
                                             Organising Committee
  By 10 December 2018                        FIBA to inform Organising Committtee about the reallocation of unused
                                             quota places
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     SPORT CLIMBING
     BOULDERING
       EVENTS (2)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                     WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

       Bouldering			 Bouldering

     1. Total Quota for Bouldering
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                         QUALIFICATION PLACES          HOST COUNTRY PLACES            INVITATION PLACES          TOTAL

       MEN                          19			                         1					                                           20

       WOMEN                        19			                         1					                                           20
       TOTAL                        38			                         2					                                           40

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                               3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                             QUOTA PER NOC                               The quota places are allocated to the athletes
                                                                         by name.
       MEN                         2

       WOMEN                       2
       TOTAL                       4

       ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

     To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World                •      Not have been banned from participating in
     Beach Games San Diego 2019 , athletes must:                           any IFSC competition for whatever reason the
     • Hold a valid IFSC license                                           ANOC World Beach Games year

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     MEN/WOMEN                                                     counted first (World Champion title being the
     Please note that, in case an athlete is obtaining             highest of them) then continental quota. In such
     results giving him/her several times the right to be          case, the next ranked climber at the unused event
     qualified (i.e.: World Champion AND Continental               benefits for the quota.
     Champion), the best international quota shall be

       EVENTS/QUOTA PER DISCIPLINE & GENDER                                                     FEMALE           MALE

       INTERNATIONAL QUOTA
       1st to 8th place at the World Championships (Bouldering) 2018                                8               8

       1st to 6th place at the World Cup (Bouldering) 2019 (or ranking
                                                                                                    6               6
       at the 15 June if Bouldering WC scheduled after this date)

       CONTINENTAL QUOTA

       1st Pan America Champions (Bouldering) 2019*                                                 1                1

       Asian Champions 2019*                                                                        1                1
       Africa (South Africa Bouldering national champion 2019)*                                     1                1
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  European Champions (Bouldering) 2019*                                                                  1            1

  Oceanian Champions 2019*                                                                               1            1

  NATIONAL QUOTA                                                                                         1            1

  Hosting country quota (USA)                                                                            1            1

  SUB TOTAL DISCIPLINE & GENDER                                                                          20          20

  TOTAL ATHLETES                                                                                              40

Please note that the maximum quota of 2 qualified athletes for NOC will apply for each event
Closing entry dates: 15 July 2019
*: Or best athlete in World Cup ranking should the Continental Championships be scheduled post 15 June
The maximum quota per NOC per gender is set at 2
Event location and date can be found on the IFSC website: www.ifsc-climbing.org

  CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

IFSC will publish results of the events listed above                   which will apply for the confirmation of NOC quotas
immediately following the completion of the event                      will be communicated with an official letter send
on its website. Regarding the World Championships,                     to NOCs. Please note a strict deadline will apply,
the IFSC will confirm to the NOCs within seven (7)                     probably around 10 days after the NOC receives
days) after the completion of the event the quota                      the letter. The host country quota place is to be
places they have achieved.                                             confirmed to the IFSC and the San Diego 2019
                                                                       Organising Committee with the same deadline.
After the end of Bouldering season (or by 15
June 2019 1, even if Bouldering EC scheduled                           The qualification system is based on a hierarchical
after this date), IFSC will confirm to the NOCs the                    order; the importance of the events is specified as
quota places they have achieved at the World                           following:
Championships + World Cup Ranking + Continental
Events (if any).                                                       1.   Bouldering World Championships 2018
                                                                       2.   Bouldering World Cup Ranking 2019
The NOCs will then have limited time to confirm to                     3.   Continental Events (or World Cup Ranking 2019)
IFSC and the San Diego 2019 Organising Committee                       4.   Host Country quota place
if they wish to use these quota places. The deadline

   REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

If a quota place allocated is not confirmed by the                     All reallocated quota place need to be confirmed
NOC within the confirmation date, the place will                       to the IFSC and the San Diego 2019 Organising
be reallocated to the next best-ranked athletes                        Committee at least fifteen (15) days before the
not yet qualified at the respective event where the                    entries closing date by the NOC.
quota place was obtained. A stricter deadline will be
applied for the confirmation of reallocated athletes.
The deadline will be communicated with an official
letter sent to NOCs.

  REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES

The host country quota is to be reallocated based                      Cup Bouldering ranking.
on the World Cup Bouldering ranking to the World

  QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
  DATE		                      MILESTONE

  15 July 2019                Closing Entry Date
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     HANDBALL
     BEACH HANDBALL
       EVENTS (2)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                  WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

       Beach Handball			                   Beach Handball

     1. Total Quota for Beach Handball
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                        QUALIFICATION PLACES       HOST COUNTRY PLACES      INVITATION PLACES             TOTAL

       MEN                  110 (11 teams)		               10 (1 team)				                                 120

       WOMEN                110 (11 teams)		               10 (1 team)				                                 120
       TOTAL                    220		                       20				                                        240

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                     3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:
                                                               The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

       MEN                     10 (1 team)

       WOMEN                   10 (1 team)
       TOTAL                  20 (2 teams)

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     MEN/WOMEN                                               Continental Championships 2019
     Beach Handball World Championships 2018 –               The six Continental Champions from the 2019
     Kazan, Russia.                                          Continental Championships will qualify to the ANOC
     The three medallists in both men’s and women’s          World Beach Games San Diego 2019.
     competition alongside the teams ranked 4th and
     5th will qualify for the ANOC World Beach Games
     San Diego 2019.

       HOST COUNTRY PLACES

     The host country of the ANOC World Beach Games          automatically qualified in both men’s and women’s
     San Diego 2019 (United States of America) is            competition.

       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

     In case a Continental Champion is already qualified     In case a Continental Confederation does not
     to the ANOC World Beach Games through the               organize Continental Championships the slot will be
     Men’s and Women’s Beach Handball World                  awarded to the best ranked not qualified team from
     Championships in Kazan, the slot will be awarded        the 2018 Men’s And Women’s Beach Handball
     to the best not qualified team from the respective      World Championships taking place in Kazan.
     Continental Championships.
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 QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
 DATE		                 MILESTONE

 15 July 2019           San Diego 2019 Sport Entries deadline

 10 - 14 October 2019   ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019
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     KARATE
     INDIVIDUAL KATA
         EVENTS (2)

         MEN’S EVENT (1)			                     WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

         Men’s Individual Kata 		               Women’s Individual Kata

     1. Total Quota for Individual Kata
         ATHLETES QUOTA

                          QUALIFICATION PLACES           HOST COUNTRY PLACES        INVITATION PLACES             TOTAL

         MEN                         30			                         1			                       1		                    32

         WOMEN                       30			                         1			                       1		                    32
         TOTAL                       60			                         2			                       2		                   64

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                             3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                      QUOTA PER NOC       EVENT SPECIFIC               The quota place is allocated to the athletes
                                                                       by name.
         MEN                    32
                             2

         WOMEN                  32
                             2
         TOTAL               4

         ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

     All athletes must comply with the provisions of the           been born before 10 October 2003 (16 years old the
     Olympic Charter currently in force, including but not         first competition day).
     limited to, Rule 41 (Nationality of Competitors) and
     Rule 43 (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic               Additional IF eligibility Criteria
     Movement Code on the Prevention of Manipulation               To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World Beach
     of Competitions). Only those athletes who have                Games San Diego 2019, all athletes, including those
     complied with the Olympic Charter may participate             belonging to the Host Country or receiving Tripartite
     in the ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019.                 Commission Invitation Places, must:

     Age                                                           •     Be a WKF NF member
     To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World               •     Be a member in good standing with their
     Beach Games San Diego 2019, athletes must have                      National Federation

         QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
         QUALIFICATION PLACES

     MEN/WOMEN                                                     (1), one silver (1), two bronze (2) medals and two (2) 5th
                                                                   position in the results of the tournament, respecting the
     World Championships.                                          maximum quota per NOC.
     6 Male / 6 Female per event / Total: 12 athletes
                                                                   Continental Championships.
     •    2018World SeniorChampionships, Madrid, SPAIN             4 Male / 4 Female per event / Total: 40 athletes
          (6 - 11 November)
                                                                   •     2018AKFSeniorChampionships,AmmanJORDAN
     Six (6) quota places by discipline will be allocated in the         (11-14 July)
     World Championships, corresponding to the one gold            •     2018 UFAK Senior Championships, Kigali,
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      RWANDA (31 August - 2 September)                     Should quotas still be available for allocation, the final
•     2019 PKF Senior Championships, Panamá,               criteria for allocation will be the highest positioned
      PANAMA (18 - 23 March)                               athlete in the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019.
•     2019 EKF Senior Championships, Guadalajara,
      SPAIN (28 - 31 March)                                Note: Under no circumstances the qualification line
•     2019 OKF Senior Championships, Sydney,               will go down beyond the bronzes in the Continental
      AUSTRALIA (11 - 12 April)                            Championships

Four (4) quota places by discipline will be allocated      WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019
in each of the Continental Championships,                  5 Male / 5 Female / Total: 10 athletes
corresponding to the one gold (1), one silver (1)
and two bronze (2) medals in the results of the            •    The five (5) highest ranked athletes per gender
tournament, respecting the maximum quota per NOC.               in each discipline will be allocated one (1) quota
                                                                place respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
If the athlete has qualified through the World Senior      •    If the athlete has qualified through Continental
Championships 2018, they will not be eligible to take           Championships listed above, they will not be
this qualification place and the corresponding quota            eligible to take this qualification place and it will
will be assigned to the next highest ranked athlete in          be reallocated according to the process in the
the WKFWorld Senior Championships 2018, up to the               section “Reallocation of unused quota places”.
9th position (both 9th positions included).

    HOST COUNTRY PLACES

The Host Country is entitled to a maximum                  Should the Host Country not qualify through the
representation of one (1) female athlete and one (1)       Continental Championships, World Championships of
male athlete.                                              WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019, the selection of the
                                                           Host Country athletes occupying the Host Country
Should the Host Country qualify through the                quota places must be based on the best position
Continental Championships, World Championships             according to the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019.
or WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019, such places will
be considered as Host Country Places and will be
reallocated according to the process in section the
“Reallocation of unused quota places”.

    INVITATION PLACES

Two (2) Invitation Places- one (1) male and one (1)        Championships of Madrid 2018 and be qualified in
female – are made available to eligible NOCs at the        the Top 100 of the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019.
ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019, subject
to the athletes meeting the required technical level       Detailed information on Invitation places will be
and eligibility criteria defined under the section         communicated later.
“Athlete Eligibility”, participate in the WKF World

    CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES
    CONFIRMATION OF QUALIFICATION PLACES

WKF will publish the final list of qualified athletes at   The NOCs will then have two (2) weeks until 26
the latest on 5 June 2019 on www.wkf.net website.          June 2019, to confirm WKF and ANOC if they wish
                                                           to use these quota places, as detailed in the section
WKF will confirm in writing to NOCs on 11 June             “Qualification timeline”.
2019 the quota places they have achieved.

    CONFIRMATION OF HOST COUNTRY PLACES

The Host Country must confirm in writing to WKF            technical level and the eligibility criteria defined
and ANOC by 10 June 2019 the participation of its          under the section “Athlete Eligibility”.
athletes subject to the athletes meeting the required
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         REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
         REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

     If an allocated quota place is not confirmed by the                  Championships listed above, or has obtained one
     NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline of                   place up to the 9th positions in the WKF World
     25 June 2019 or is declined by the NOC, the quota                    Championships of 2018 and is not confirmed by the
     place will be reallocated as follows:                                NOC, the place will be reallocated to the highest
                                                                          ranked athlete in the WKF Ranking as of 1 June
                                                                          2019, respecting the maximum quota per NOC
     •     World Senior Championships: If the athlete is
           qualified through World Senior Championships,            •     WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019: If the athlete
           and is not confirmed by the NOC, the place will                is qualified through the WKF Ranking as of 1
           be reallocated to the highest ranked athlete in                June 2019, and is not confirmed by the NOC, the
           the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019, respecting                  place will be reallocated to the highest ranked
           the maximum quota per NOC                                      athlete in the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019,
     •     Continental Senior Championships: If the athlete               respecting the maximum quota per NOC
           is qualified through any of the Continental Senior

         REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES

     If the Host Country place is not confirmed by the             quota place will be reallocated to the highest ranked
     NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline               athlete in the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019,
     of 25 June 2019 or is declined by the NOC, the                respecting the maximum quota per NOC.

         REALLOCATION OF UNUSED INVITATION PLACES

     If the Tripartite Commission is not able to allocate          athlete in the WKF Ranking as of 1 June 2019,
     a Tripartite Commission Invitation Place, the quota           respecting the maximum quota per NOC.
     place will be reallocated to the highest ranked

         QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
         DATE		                             MILESTONE

         2 July 2018 - 3 June 2019          Qualification period

         TBD                                Invitation and confirmation of Universality Places

         TBD                                ANOC Accreditation System Deadline

         1 June 2019                        Publication of WKF World Ranking
         5 June 2019                        Publication of qualified athletes
         10 June 2019                       Host Country to confirm the participation of their athletes

         11 June 2019                       WKF to inform NOCs of their allocated quota places
         25 June 2019                       NOCs to confirm use of allocated quota places to WKF and ANOC

         TBD                                Reallocation Period
         15 July 2019                       ANOC Entries Deadline by name for all sports

         10 - 14 October 2019               ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019
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SAILING
KITEFOIL RACING
     EVENTS (2)

     MEN’S EVENT (1)			                     WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

     Formula Kite Short Track		             Formula Kite Short Track

1. Total Quota for Kiteboarding
     ATHLETES QUOTA

                     QUALIFICATION PLACES              HOST COUNTRY PLACES                       INVITATION PLACES        TOTAL

     MEN                       20			                                 					                                                  20

     WOMEN                     20			                                 					                                                  20
     TOTAL                     40								 40

2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                                                                 3. Type of Allocation of
                                                                                                      Quota Places:
                  QUOTA PER NOC                 EVENT SPECIFIC QUOTA                                  The quota place is allocated
     MEN
                         Maximum 2 athletes if within Formula Kite Individual World
                       2		                                                                            to the athlete(s) by name.
                          Ranking top 10. Otherwise maximum 1 athlete per event.
                                    Maximum 2 athletes if within Formula Kite Individual World
     WOMEN             2
                         Ranking top 10. Otherwise maximum 1 athlete per event.

     TOTAL             4

     ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

All athletes must comply with the provisions of the                    Additional IF Requirements:
Olympic Charter currently in force and only those                      To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World
athletes who have complied with the Olympic                            Beach Games, all athletes must:
Charter may participate in the Olympic Games. This                     • Be listed by name on the Formula Kite
includes Rule 41 of the Olympic Charter (Nationality                        Individual World Ranking as of the 1 June 2019
of Competitors).                                                       • Be in good standing with their National
                                                                            Kiteboarding Association and the IKA
                                                                       • Be in good standing with their National Sailing
                                                                            Association and World Sailing

     QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
     QUALIFICATION PLACES

MEN/WOMEN                                                                     with one (1) athlete per continent for continents
World Sailing Formula Kite Rankings (1 June 2019)                             that are not yet represented through an athlete
20 Male / 20 Female per event / Total: 40 athletes                            qualified under clause (1) above

1.     Athletes will first be selected by name within                  3.     Athletes will then be selected by name in order
       the top-10 on the Formula Kite Individual World                        from 11th place onwards on the Formula Kite
       Rankings as of 1 June 2019 with no more than                           Individual World Rankings as of 1 June 2019,
       two (2) athletes per NOC                                               up to a maximum of one (1) athlete per NOC
                                                                              and for NOCs not already being qualified under
2.     Athletes will then be selected by name in order                        clause (1) or (2) above until the number of 20
       from 11th place onwards on the Formula Kite                            athletes is reached, including continental places
       Individual World Rankings as of 1 June 2019,
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       CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

     Upon publication of the final Formula Kite Individual    No later than 14 June 2019 12:00 UTC each NOC
     World Rankings before 1 June 2019, World Sailing         will confirm to World Sailing the athlete places that
     will send the confirmation of the quota places           they will use.
     obtained in accordance with the qualification criteria
     outlined in Section D above to the respective NOCs,      No later than 15 June 2019 12:00 UTC will World
     no later than 1 June 2019, 12:00 UTC.                    Sailing reallocate all unused quota places.

       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

     If a quota place allocated is not confirmed by the       conditions preventing participation of an athlete, or
     NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline          otherwise on a case-by-case basis for exceptional
     or is declined by the NOC, it will be reallocated to     circumstances.
     the highest ranked athlete by name on the Formula
     Kite Individual World Rankings as of 1 June 2019         The reallocation in this case will be based on the
     not already qualified, and respecting the maximum        principles above.
     quota per NOC per event.
                                                              In the interest of ensuring a full playing field, every
     After 1 July 2019, and the final reallocation of         effort shall be made by World Sailing to fulfil all
     unused quota, World Sailing will only reallocate         quota places. Necessary reallocations will be made
     an already confirmed quota place if an athlete is        up until the time of the World Sailing Technical
     withdrawn by his/her NOC. Such replacement               Meetings the day before start of competition.
     will only occur where there are urgent medical
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SKATEBOARDING
PARK
 INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED SOON
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     FOOTBALL
     BEACH SOCCER
       EVENTS (2)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                              WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

       Beach Soccer 16 teams’ tournament               Beach Soccer 8 teams’ tournament

     1. Total Quota for Beach Soccer
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                          QUALIFICATION PLACES            HOST COUNTRY PLACES              INVITATION               TOTAL

       MEN                   15 teams (180 athletes)            1 team (12 athletes)		                       16 teams (192 athletes)

       WOMEN                 7 teams (70 athletes)              1 team (10 athletes)		                       8 teams (80 athletes)
       TOTAL                22 teams (250 athletes)             2 teams (22 athletes)		                     24 teams (272 athletes)

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                                3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                              QUOTA PER NOC                               The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

       MEN                    1 team (12 athletes)

       WOMEN                  1 team (10 athletes)

       TOTAL                  2 teams (22 athletes)

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     MEN/WOMEN
     Allocation of the slots according to the different confederations:

                                                                                                      MEN                WOMEN
       USA (Host Country)                                                                               1                    1
       CONCACAF                                                                                        2                     1

       AFC                                                                                             3                     1
       CAF                                                                                             2                     1
       CONMEBOL                                                                                       2,5                    1
       OFC                                                                                              1                    1

       UEFA                                                                                           4,5                    2
       TOTAL                                                                                           16                    8

     NOTE: The remaining slot of CONMEBOL or UEFA will be decided through a match between the third qualified team of the CONMEBOL
     Qualifier and the fifth qualified team of the UEFA Qualifier.

        QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
        DATE		                   PLACE

        9-12 May 2019            Salou - Spain
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SURFING
SHORTBOARD
& LONGBOARD
  EVENTS (2)

  MEN’S EVENT (1)			                  WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

  Men’s Shortboard/Longboard          Women’s Shortboard/Longboard

1. Total Quota for Shortboard
  ATHLETES QUOTA

                  QUALIFICATION PLACES       HOST COUNTRY PLACES      INVITATION PLACES          TOTAL

  MEN                       31						1		                                                              32

  WOMEN                     31			                    			                       1		                   32
  TOTAL                     62			                    			                       2		                   64

2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                                3. Type of Allocation of
                                                                     Quota Places:
                     QUOTA PER NOC
                                                                     Quota places are allocated to
  MEN                        2		                                     the NOC.
  WOMEN                      2
  TOTAL                      4

4. Total Quota for Longboard
  ATHLETES QUOTA

                  QUALIFICATION PLACES       HOST COUNTRY PLACES      INVITATION PLACES          TOTAL

  MEN                       15						                                           1		                   16

  WOMEN                     15			                    			                       1		                   16
  TOTAL                     30			                    			                       2		                   32

5. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                                6. Type of Allocation of
                                                                     Quota Places:
                     QUOTA PER NOC
                                                                     Quota places are allocated to
  MEN                        2		                                     the NOC.
  WOMEN                      2
  TOTAL                      4

  ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY
  QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
  QUALIFICATION PLACES

MEN/WOMEN                                              Championship as well as possibly other specific
Qualification will be based on a combination           qualifying events to be determined in coordination
of participation in the 2018 ISA World Surfing         with ANOC.
Games and 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing
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     Max 2 per NOC - Names must be submitted by 15 July 2019

        SHORTBOARD (30)

       2018 ISA World Surfing Games (WSG)                           17           2 places per NOC x Top 6 teams, 1 place per NOC x next
                                                                                 5 teams*
       2018 WSL QS                                                   7           The top 7 ranked surfers on the 2018 WSL Qualifying
                                                                                 Series (QS) win 1 place for their NOC, unless surfer’s
                                                                                 NOC quota is already met from WSG, then the next
                                                                                 highest ranked eligible surfer’s NOC.
       Americas                                                      2           Top 2 teams in 2018 PASA Games in Open Surf Division,
                                                                                 unless already qualify through the criteria above

       Africa                                                        1           Highest ranked finisher from Africa in the 2018 WSG, not
                                                                                 already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1 spot for NOC

       Asia                                                          1           Highest ranked finisher from Asia in the 2018 WSG, not
                                                                                 already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1 spot for NOC

       Europe                                                        2           2 highest ranked finishers from Europe in the 2018
                                                                                 WSG, unless already qualify through the criteria
                                                                                 above, win 1 spot each for up to 1 NOC each

       Oceania                                                       1           Highest ranked finisher from Oceania in the 2018
                                                                                 WSG, not already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1
                                                                                 spot for NOC

       Invitation Places                                             1           Depending on ANOC requirements/needs

       TOTAL                                                        32

        LONGBOARD (16)
       2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing                              8           2 places per NOC x Top 3 teams, 1 place per NOC x next
       Championship (WLSC)                                                       2 teams

       2018 WSL Longboard                                            2           The top 2 ranked surfers on the WSL Longboard Tour
                                                                                 win 1 place for their NOC, unless surfer’s NOC quota is
                                                                                 already met from WLSC, then the next highest ranked
                                                                                 eligible surfer’s NOC.
       Americas                                                      1           1 x top team in 2018 PASA Games in Open Longboard
                                                                                 Divison, unless already qualify through the criteria above

       Africa                                                        1           Highest ranked finisher from Africa in the 2019 WLSC, not
                                                                                 already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1 spot for NOC

       Asia                                                          1           Highest ranked finisher from Asia in the 2019 WLSC, not
                                                                                 already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1 spot for NOC

       Europe                                                        1           Highest ranked finisher from Europe in the 2019 WLSC, not
                                                                                 already qualifed in the above criteria, wins 1 spot for NOC

       Oceania                                                       1           Highest ranked finisher from Oceania in the 2019
                                                                                 WLSC, not already qualifed in the above criteria, wins
                                                                                 1 spot for NOC

       Invitation Places                                             1           Depending on ANOC requirements/needs

       TOTAL                                                        16

     *Team slots will be determined separately by the Men’s & Women’s Teams from the WSG & WLSC
     **In order to ensure competitive quality, if the additional qualifying slots for AFR, ASI or OCE do not finish in the top 40 rankings for
     WSG or top 15 for WLSC, these slots shall be reallocated to the next best finishing teams in those respective events regardless of
     the continent
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SWIMMING
OPEN WATER 5KM
  EVENTS (2)

  MEN’S EVENT (1)			                   WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

  5 Km Ocean Swim 			                  5 Km Ocean Swim

1. Total Quota for Open Water 5km
  ATHLETES QUOTA

                   QUALIFICATION PLACES        HOST COUNTRY PLACES           INVITATION PLACES              TOTAL

  MEN                        29			                      1					                                                30

  WOMEN                      29			                      1					                                                30
  TOTAL                      58			                      2					                                                60

2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                         3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                       QUOTA PER NOC                          The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

  MEN                        2

  WOMEN                      2
  TOTAL                      4

  ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

All athletes must comply with the provisions of the         Additional IF Eligibility Criteria:
Olympic Charter currently in force, including but not       • Only the athletes who are eligible to participate
limited to, Rule 41 (Nationality of Competitors) and            at the official FINA competitions, in accordance
Rule 43 (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic                 with the FINA Rules GR2.5, are entitled to
Movement Code on the Prevention of Manipulation                 participate in the ANOC Beach Games San
of Competitions). Only those athletes who comply                Diego 2019
with the Olympic Charter may participate in the
ANOC Beach Games San Diego 2019.

  QUALIFICATION PATHWAY
  QUALIFICATION PLACES

MEN/WOMEN                                                   from each of five (5) Continents will qualify one slot for
2019 FINA World Championship 5 Kilometer                    their NOC/NF.
Championship Event
20 Athletes                                                 Should an NOC/NF have previously qualified at least
                                                            one (1) slot, the next highest ranked athlete from the
Continental Representation                                  same continent, not yet qualified, in the ranking of
10 Athletes                                                 the 2019 5km FINA World Championship event will
The two (2) highest placed athletes in the 2019 5km         qualify a slot position for their NOC/NF.
FINA World Championship Event, not yet qualified,
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       HOST COUNTRY PLACES

     One slot per gender guaranteed for host country             qualified in the top twenty positions. These slots will
     One male and one female slot will be awarded to             be in place of the first Continental slot for the host
     the host country if the host has not previously             continent.

       CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES

     Following the qualification event, FINA will                The remaining ten (10) slots per gender will be
     publish the results on its website (www.fina.org)           awarded through the Continental Selection process.
     and inform the respective NOCs of their qualified           Each Continent will be awarded two additional
     athletes. The NOCs will have two (2) weeks from             slots to be granted to two different NOC/NFs.
     the Championship Race to confirm if they wish               This selection will be ordered in accordance with
     to enter these athletes, as detailed in the section         placings from the remaining competitor’s finishing
     “Qualification Timeline”.                                   the 2019 FINA World Championship 5K. Each
                                                                 nation may qualify a maximum of one slot per
     The top twenty (20) men and top twenty (20)                 gender in this phase so that ten (10) different NOC/
     women at the 2019 FINA World Championships in               NFs in each gender will receive invitations. NOC/
     the 5 Kilometer Event will each earn one qualifying         NFs will qualify slots and it will be the responsibility
     slot for their NOC/NF. Each nation may qualify a            of each qualified National Federation to name the
     maximum of two slots in each gender.                        athletes to the ANOC Beach Games San Diego 2019
                                                                 Roster based on the timetable listed below.

       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUOTA PLACES
       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED QUALIFICATION PLACES

     If an allocated quota place is not confirmed by the         in the same gender from the 2019 FINA World
     NOC by the confirmation of quota place deadline             Championship 5 Km Event not yet qualified,
     or is declined by the NOC, the quota place will             respecting the maximum number of quota per NOC
     be reallocated to the next highest placed athlete           as outlined above.

       REALLOCATION OF UNUSED HOST COUNTRY PLACES

     Unused Host Country place(s), including in the case         the 2019 FINA World Championship 5 Km Event not
     of qualification through the process in the section         yet qualified, respecting the maximum number of
     “Qualification Pathway”, will be reallocated to the         quota per NOC as outlined above.
     next highest placed athlete in the same gender from

       QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
       DATE		                     MILESTONE

       13 July 2019               2019 FINA World Championship 5 Km Event - Men

       17 July 2019               2019 FINA World Championship 5 Km Event - Women

       31 July 2019               Deadline for NOCs/NFs to confirm acceptance of qualification slots

       15 August 2019             Notification to FINA from NOC/NFs with athlete names
       10 - 14 October 2019       ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019
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TENNIS
BEACH TENNIS
    EVENTS (3)

    MEN’S EVENT (1)			                   WOMEN’S EVENT (1)		                   MIXED EVENT (1)

    Men’s Doubles 			                    Women’s Doubles 			                   Mixed Doubles

1. Total Quota for Beach Tennis
    ATHLETES QUOTA

                    QUALIFICATION PLACES         HOST COUNTRY PLACES          INVITATION             TOTAL

    MEN                15 teams (30 athletes)        1 team (2 athletes)                     16 teams (32 athletes)

    WOMEN              15 teams (30 athletes)        1 team (2 athletes)                     16 teams (32 athletes)
    TOTAL             30 teams (60 athletes)        2 teams (4 athletes)                    32 teams (64 athletes)

2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                            3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                        QUOTA PER NOC                            The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

    MEN     2 teams (4 athletes)

    WOMEN   2 teams (4 athletes)

    TOTAL  4 teams (8 athletes)

    ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

IF criteria                                                        ITF Beach Tennis Tour Regulations. A team’s
                                                                   acceptance into the event will be confirmed by
•     Any beach tennis athlete is eligible for                     the ITF
      participation in the ANOC World Beach Games
      San Diego 2019 Tennis Event provided he/               •     Only NOCs of countries whose National Tennis
      she is in good standing with his/her National                Associations have been members of the ITF
      Association and the International Tennis                     prior to Tuesday 1 January 2019 may nominate
      Federation (“ITF”) and is ‘Eligible to Represent             teams for participation in the 2019 AWBG Beach
      a Nation’ as defined in Appendix A of the                    Tennis Event.

    QUALIFICATION PATHWAY

In this Qualification System, the following                        to the new ITF Beach Tennis World Ranking
definitions are used:                                              introduced in January 2019.

•    ITF Race to San Diego Ranking this is                   •     Combined Ranking means the ranking of a
     calculated based on the 2018 ITF Beach Tennis                 Doubles or Mixed Doubles Team obtained by
     World Ranking points system applied through                   adding together each athlete’s individual ITF
     to, and including, the week commencing 10                     Beach Tennis World Ranking
     June 2019. Please note this ranking is different

    QUALIFICATION PLACES

MEN’S/WOMEN’S DOUBLES                                        •     11 Direct Acceptances, based on the Combined
16 teams (32 athletes)                                             Ranking of each team as at Monday 24 June 2019
Each Doubles event shall consist of a draw of 16             •     1 Host Country team; and
teams, with a maximum of two (2) teams per NOC.              •     4 Regional Representation places
                                                             •     16 Total
16 teams for the Men’s and Women’s Doubles
events will qualify as follows:
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     Direct Acceptance                                         •   19 Direct Acceptances, based on the Combined
     Eleven (11) teams will receive Direct Acceptance into         Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019
     the doubles events based on the ITF Race to San           •   1 Host Country team
     Diego Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019 subject           •   4 Regional Representation places
     to a maximum of two (2) teams per NOC.                    •   24 Total

     Host Country                                              Mixed Doubles teams will be selected from athletes
     If the Host Country does not have a representative        that have already been accepted for the Men’s and
     team via Direct Acceptance, one team will qualify         Women’s Doubles events.
     provided each player has a ITF Race to San Diego
     Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019.
                                                               Direct Acceptance
     Regional Representation Places                            Up to 19 teams will receive Direct Acceptance into
     • Africa: 1                                               the Mixed Doubles event based on the ITF Race
     • Asia & Oceania: 1                                       to San Diego Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019
     • North America, Central America and Caribbean: 1         subject to a maximum of two (2) teams per NOC.
     • Europe: 1
     • South America: 1                                        Host Country
                                                               If the Host Country does not have a representative
     If any of the above five (5) Regions do not have a        team via Direct Acceptance, one team will qualify
     representative via Direct Acceptance, the highest         automatically.
     ranked team from that Region will qualify, provided the
     Combined Ranking of the team does not exceed 500.         Regional Representation Places
                                                               • Africa: 1
     Should a region already be represented, or the            • Asia & Oceania: 1
     Region not have a nominated pair meeting the              • North America, Central America and Caribbean: 1
     Combined Ranking requirement, that quota place            • Europe: 1
     will be allocated to the team with the next highest       • South America: 1
     Combined Ranking not yet qualified from any region,
     based on the ITF Race to San Diego Ranking as at          If any of the above five (5) Regions do not have a
     Monday 24 June 2019.                                      representative via Direct Acceptance, the highest
                                                               ranked team from that Region will qualify.
     MIXED DOUBLES
     Up to 24 teams (up to 48 athletes)                        Should a region already be represented, that quota
     Mixed Doubles teams will be selected from athletes        place will be allocated to the team with the next
     that have already been accepted for the Men’s             highest Combined Ranking not yet qualified from
     and Women’s Doubles events. Entries for the Mix           any region, based on the ITF Race to San Diego
     Doubles must be made on site to the ITF by 11h00          Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019.
     on TBC dates.
                                                               In the unlikely event of Mixed Doubles entries
     Up to 24 teams for the Mixed Doubles events will          falling below 16 teams, the ITF retains the right to
     qualify as follows:                                       allocate a 3rd team place to an NOC, based on the
                                                               Combined Ranking.

       CONFIRMATION PROCESS FOR QUOTA PLACES
       CONFIRMATION OF QUALIFICATION PLACES

     Men’s, Women’s Doubles                                    The NOCs will then have until close of business
     The ITF will publish the ITF Race to San Diego            (1700hrs GMT) Monday 01 July 2019, to submit
     Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019 on its website          their nominations to the ITF.
     at www.itftennis.com/beachtennis. The ITF will
     write to NOCs on Tuesday 25 June 2019 requesting          The ITF will confirm the names of those teams
     each NOC’s nominations for their men’s and                qualified for the AWBG on Wednesday 03 July 2019.
     women’s doubles team(s).

       REALLOCATION IN EVENT OF WITHDRAWAL
     If a qualified team subsequently withdraws, the quota     •   Direct Acceptance Places – reallocated to the
     place will be reallocated as follows (up to the final         next highest ranked team on the ITF Race to San
     reallocation date of Monday 30 September 2019):               Diego Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019.
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•   Host Country Place – should the Host Country              •    Regional Representation Places – reallocated to
    not be able to nominate a replacement team,                    the next highest ranked team from that region,
    the place will be reallocated to the next highest              subject to the nominated team meeting all
    ranked team on the ITF Race to San Diego                       eligibility and ranking requirements. Should no
    Ranking as at Monday 24 June 2019.                             pair meet these requirements the place will be
                                                                   reallocated to the next highest ranked team on
                                                                   the ITF Race to San Diego Ranking as at Monday
                                                                   24 June 2019 from any region.

      QUALIFICATION TIMELINE
      DATE		                    MILESTONE

      24 June 2019              Publication of ITF Race to San Diego Ranking to determine entries

      25 June 2019              ITF to write to NOCs requesting nominations for Men’s and Women’s Doubles events.

      1 July 2019                NOCs to submit Men’s and Women’s Doubles nomination forms to the ITF.

      3 July 2019                ITF to inform NOCs of their allocated quota places

      15 July 2019               San Diego 2019 Entries deadline by name for all sports
      30 September 2019          Final date for quota places to be reallocated according to the Reallocation procedure
      To Be Determined           Deadline for the ITF to receive on-site entries from NOCs into the Mixed Doubles
                                 event by 1100hrs
36   Technical Handbook

     BEACH VOLLEYBALL
     4X4
       EVENTS (2)

       MEN’S EVENT (1)			                     WOMEN’S EVENT (1)

       8-team tournament		                    8-team tournament

     1. Total Quota for Beach Volleyball
       ATHLETES QUOTA

                         QUALIFICATION PLACES         HOST COUNTRY PLACES          INVITATION              TOTAL

       MEN                 7 teams (42 athletes)           1 teams (6 athletes)		                   8 teams (48 athletes)

       WOMEN               7 teams (42 athletes)           1 teams (6 athletes)		                   8 teams (48 athletes)
       TOTAL               14 teams (84 athletes)          2 teams (12 athletes)		                 16 teams (96 athletes)

     2. Maximum Number of Athletes per NOC                           3. Type of Allocation of Quota Places:

                            QUOTA PER NOC                            The quota place is allocated to the NOC.

       MEN                  1 team (6 athletes)
                                                   Each NOC must, upon recommendation of the
       WOMEN                1 team (6 athletes)			 respective National Federation, choose its athletes
                                                   respecting the criteria set forth in the section
       TOTAL                2 teams (12 athletes)
                                                   “Athlete Eligibility”.

       ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

     All athletes must comply with the provisions of the           who have been tested between the period 1 July
     Olympic Charter currently in force, including but not         2018 until 30 June 2019.
     limited to, Rule 41 (Nationality of Competitors) and
     Rule 43 (World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic               Additional IF Requirements:
     Movement Code on the Prevention of Manipulation               To be eligible to participate in the ANOC World
     of Competitions). Only those athletes who have                Beach Games San Diego 2019, all athletes must
     complied with the Olympic Charter may participate             comply with the requirements set out in the FIVB
     in the ANOC World Beach Games San Diego 2019.                 Sports Regulations, Chapter 1 “Status of Player”
                                                                   of the Beach Volleyball Sports Regulations and
     Anti-Doping Requirements:                                     Article 5 of the FIVB Sports Regulations.
     The FIVB will only allow the registration of athletes

       QUALIFICATION PATHWAY

     Each NOC/NF will be able to qualify using the FIVB            website, and the relevant National Federation must
     Beach Volleyball World Ranking as of 30th June 2019 or        returned it to the FIVB by no later than 30th June 2019
     by being allocated a WBG2019/FIVB/ANOC Invitation             (worldtour@fivb.org).
     slots (Wild Card). NOC/NFwhich would like to receive a        The 16 quota places (8 Men’s and 8 Women’s quota
     WBG2019/FIVB/ANOCInvitationslots(WildCard)must                places) for the ANOCWorld Beach Games San Diego
     complete a registration form, available on the FIVB           2019 are allocated as follows:

       QUALIFICATION PLACES

     The qualification events are listed in hierarchical           1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019
     order of qualification.                                       The best ranked team of the National Federation
                                                                   as per the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Ranking
     MEN’S/WOMEN’S DOUBLES                                         as of 30 June 2019 for each of the five (5)
     5 places                                                      Continental Confederations (NORCECA, CEV,
     Continental Qualification Process (CQT)                       CSV,CAVB and AVC) will each qualify one (1)
                                                                   quota place for its NOC.
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