CAVB Working Group figure out 2017 Beach Calendar

17 November 2016

Cairo, Egypt, November 16, 2016- CAVB Working Group figured out the 2017 CAVB Beach Volleyball calendar during its meeting in Cairo, Egypt this weekend, highlighted by the CAVB Nations Cup which acts also as a qualifier for the 2016 World Championship as well as the Continental U21 championships for both genders.


 The busy season will start the first half of February with the zonal qualifications of the CAVB U21 Beach Cup where each of the 7 zones organize a qualifier from which 24 teams approach the final round. The qualifiers for the finals will be 2 from zones 1 and 7 and 4 from the other zones (2, 3,4 ,5 and 6).


 The finals will be held in 2 pools each consists of 12 teams for each gender and will be held March 22 to 27, 2017. The top 5 teams will earn tickets to the main draw of the World Championship and the next 4 teams will participate form the qualifiers.


 The Senior CAVB Nations Cup qualifiers will be held march 1 to 15 in the various zones where the top 3 teams in zones 1 and 7 beside the top 5 teams in the rest of zone book tickets to the finals of the  CAVB Cup making a total of 31 teams.


 The finals of the prestigious African competition will be dated on May 3 to 8 for both genders where the top 4 teams in each gender clinch a 2017 World Championship's tickets.


 This year will feature also the homologated Continental tours will be held in the various zones as decided by the working group to be included for the first time in the continental ranking.


2017 CAVB Beach VB Calendar







Zonal Qualification- U21

(For FIVB WCH U21)

1-15 February 2017

M and W

Various zones


CAVB Qualifications- U21

(For FIVB WCH U21)

22-27 March 2017

M and W

2 Groups


Zonal Qualifications

(For Senior CAVB Nations Cup)

1-15 March 2017

M and W

Various Zones


CAVB Nations Cup

(Qualifier for FIVB WCH)

3-8 May 2017

M and W



CAVB Continental Tours

Various Legs

M and W

Various zones





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