Preliminary 2023: Programme

8th Preliminary International Tournament
A. Gianfranceschi and A. Gradizzi’s Memorial
29th/30th of April and 1st of May 2023

The tournament will take place on 29th/30th of April and 1st of May 2023 at the Sports Center , Via dello Sport 1 in Bardolino. There will be 30 participating teams, 13 of which are foreign and 10 Italian professional ones, as a demonstration of the strong interest in this event.

Each team will play 10 matches against 8 different teams. There will be 150 matches in total and 3000 minutes overall, equal to 50 hours of play in just three days, with the presence of 450 players – 100 coaches and team managers – together with 3000 parents and/or relatives coming from all over Italy and from abroad too.

The desire for playing will be very intense and our wish and hope is to organize a real sport event among the olive trees of Bardolino and Lake Garda.

The winning team will take part by law at 10th International tournament Bardolino City – Germano Chincherini Memorial that will take place on 12th-13th-14th May 2023.

Saturday 29th of April 2023

9.00 Qualifying rounds start

12 – 13.45 lunch break

14.00 Qualifying rounds

18.20 Last qualifying group matches

Sunday 30th of April 2023

9.30  start of qualifying rounds for the Azzurro and Rosso tournaments

12.00 – 13.45 lunch break

14.00 resumption of qualifying matches

17.20 last match of the day

Monday 1st of May 2023

9.00  resumption of qualifying matches for the Azzurro and Rosso tournaments

10.35 final of qualifying matches

11.20 start finals Azzurro e Rosso groups

12.00 – 13.45 lunch break

14.00 resumption final matchs

16.30 last matches

18.15 Award Ceremony

During the tournament all the results and rankings will be updated in real time on the website  and the whole last day 1st May will be filmed and streamed live by Avelia Company of Verona on AveliaHDLive youtube channel