BVA Commissions came together in İstanbul

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