Bidding process opened for 2017 Men's Club World Championship

Lausanne, Switzerland, September 27, 2016 - The FIVB is inviting bids to organise the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship. All bids to host the event must be received by 12.00 (midday) Central European Standard Time on October 26, 2016.

Invitation for Bid - FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship 2017

The invitation to bid is open to national federations, agencies, promoters, cities and any other third party interested in participating in the bid process for the event.

Interested parties can access information on the bidding process and on upcoming bids here.'s bids page provides information on deadlines and access to the relevant forms.

The bidding process for the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship guarantees all interested parties have access to the same level of information - including the rules, regulations and expected standards - at the time of bidding. An effective bidding process also provides competition hosts with an opportunity to develop the sport in accordance with the FIVB's 9 Goals.

“The bidding process is crucial to the development and advancement of our sport,” said FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F°. “It is an open and transparent manner in which to ensure quality and efficiency in the organisation of our tournaments. We are here to help the organisers plan and execute a top level volleyball event, which will help take our sport to an even higher level of professionalism.”

For further information about the bidding process, please contact:

Mr Mario Medeiros
Email: / Telephone: +41 79 127 45 00

The 2016 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship will take place in Betim, Brazil from October 18 to 23. Click here for the latest news.


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