İstanbul, Turkey, March 27, 2017. BVA Technical Commission Meeting was held on 27 March in İstanbul, Turkey. Commission President Periklis Bakodimos and BVA Secretary General Nilüfer Başak Shimonsky attended the meeting alongside other commission members.
Presidents of member federations, Beach Volleyball Sub-Commission, Marketing and Development Commission and Technical Commission exchanged opinions during the meeting.
Host cities, dates and participants of 2017 Balkan Volleyball and Beach Volleyball Championships were confirmed and drawing of lots took place for upcoming tournaments.
Tournament dates and groups are as follows:
U16 Balkan Championship – Women (Bulgaria/Sofia)
7-11 July 2017
Group 1: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro
Group 2: Turkey, FYR of Macedonia, Moldavia, Romania
U17 Balkan Championship – Men (Bulgaria/Stara Zagora)
23-27 June 2017
Group 1: Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldavia, Romania
Group 2: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, FYR of Macedonia
U18 Balkan Championship – Women (Kosovo/Pristina)
5-9 July 2017
Group 1: Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Albania
Group 2: Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Montenegro
U19 Balkan Championship – Men (Serbia/city tbc)
8-12 August 2017
Group 1: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Romania
Group 2: Greece, Moldavia, Montenegro, Albania, Turkey
U19 Balkan Championship – Women (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Sarajevo)
27 June-1 July 2017
Group 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldavia, Kosovo, Montenegro
Group 2: Turkey, Albania, Romania, Serbia
U20 Balkan Championship – Men (Kosovo/Pristina)
11-14 July 2017
Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Turkey
Dates and host cities of beach volleyball championships will be announced on 30 April.