Volleyball Canada Now Accepting Bids
In 2018 the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) will be launching a new top-level international volleyball league to succeed the previous FIVB World League.
This “New Volleyball League (NVL)” will involve the top 16 teams in the world and will run from early June to mid-July in 2018 and will be the premier event for teams preparing for the 2018 World Championships and the 2020 Olympics. Canada will participate and will host one weekend of matches in Canada on June 8-10, 2018. During this weekend Canada will host six matches amongst 4 teams – Canada, USA, Australia and Germany.
Volleyball Canada is looking to solicit a potential Host Organization for this event to be hosted in Canada.
The following timelines have been established by Volleyball Canada for the bid process:
• July 31, 2017 Request for Proposal released
• August 30, 2017 Deadline for Proposal submission
• September 22, 2017 Selection of Host City for 2018 NVL