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Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

Nov 07, 2021 | By: Mary Helen Sprecher
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The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer?

Volleyball World has officially invited National Federations (NFs) and organizers to submit expressions of interest to host the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 or 2027.

The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships represent the pinnacle of beach volleyball, a sport with a global audience of 489 million. Held every two years, this prestigious event sees 48 teams per gender battle it out over 10 days of competition for the world title. With 208 matches in total, the competition offers plenty of thrilling action for live spectators and fans across the world to enjoy.

The last edition, hosted in 2019 in Hamburg, Germany achieved a cumulative audience of 158 million viewers worldwide, across 77 broadcasters and 112 countries. Italy is set to stage the upcoming rescheduled edition in 2022.

Interested NFs and/or event organizers can now submit an expression of interest form by 30 November 2021 to event.hosting@volleyball.world. To learn more about the prestigious FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships click here. The expression of interest form can be downloaded here. The host of the 2023 Beach Volleyball World Championships will be announced by February 2022.

Volleyball World CEO Finn Taylor said:

“The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships are among the world’s most exciting and entertaining sports events. Not only does the event showcase the very best of beach volleyball, it also brings a huge boost to the tourism and economy of the host city. And the impact of the event on the host’s international profile has the power to be truly game-changing.

“The recent editions of the World Championships have been fantastic and generated truly global TV audiences for our sport and host cities. We cannot wait to go to Italy for next year’s event and we look forward to seeing many more world-class cities express their interest in hosting the World Championships in the future.”

Get ready to spike your bid – download the documents today. For an insider look at FIVB’s bidding process, click here.

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