First round BVA Zonal Qualifications for the U17 Volleyball European Championship 2023 in both genders will be played 18-22nd January in Bulgaria and Türkiye.
In men’s competition, tournament will be played from 18th until 22nd January in Sofia (Bulgaria) with participation of national teams of Bulgaria, Türkiye, Serbia, Romania and Greece from Balkan Volleyball Association (BVA) as well as England and Finland from North European Volleyball Zonal Association (NEVZA). European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) announced that NEVZA will not organize a tournament of 1st Round Qualification, so no federation from NEVZA will directly qualify to the final round of U17 EuroVolley. England and Finland will play in the tournament in Sofia, but their results will not be counted in the final BVA score. Their mutual match will determine who will advance to the 2nd round of qualifications as a participant of NEVZA.
U17M European Championship 2023 will be played from 19th until 30th July 2023 in Podgorica (Montenegro).
In women’s competition, tournament will be played from 18th until 22nd January in Ankara (Türkiye) with participation of national teams of Türkiye, Romania, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Greece, Kosovo and Moldova.
U17W European Championship will be played from 11th until 22nd July in Vrnjacka Banja (Serbia) and Békéscsaba (Hungary).
The winner of the zonal qualifiers organized by BVA in both genders will claim place in the Final Round of the U17 European Championship 2023. In women’s competition other four best placed teams will proceed to 2nd round of Qualifications, while in men’s competition all Balkan teams will proceed to 2nd round.