The FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour in Bang Saen will feature 3 Thai teams in the main draw after the pairing of Numwong and Hongpak were given a wild card by the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

A total of 35 teams from 19 countries will contest the qualifying rounds of the tournament. Included in the draw will be two Thai junior teams, Supattra Juajan and Prateep Kambut, and Jiraporn Kaewjanta and Saowaros Tangkaeo.

The Bang Saen Thailand Open, sponsored by PTT, is played over six days from 23-28 October, 2012. Matches start from 9am daily. Admission is free and in addition to the action on court, there is a large sponsor zone with games, activities and sales outlets.

The semi-finals on Saturday, 27 October, and the final on 28 October will be held from 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm, with a live TV broadcast on both days on NBT, T-Sports and SVTV in Thailand and internationally to more than 700 million households worldwide.