Porto, Portugal, November 22, 2017. Mr Vicente Araújo, WEVZA President and Vice-President of the Portuguese Volleyball Federation, chaired a meeting of the WEVZA Executive Committee attended by WEVZA Vice-Presidents Willy Bruninx and Eric Tanguy where they finalised the programme of the zonal association’s Volleyball and Beach Volleyball activities for late 2017 and 2018.

These include:


•    U16 Girls’ Championship to take place in December 2017 in Viana do Castelo, Portugal
•    U17 Boys’ Championship to take place in December 2017 in Montpellier, France
•    U17 Girls’ Championship to take place in the Netherlands in July 2018
•    U19 Women’s Training Camp in the summer of 2018 to help teams prepare for the Final Round of the #EuroVolleyU19W scheduled for early September in Albania
•    Seminar for coaches working with youth teams to take place on June 8-10 in Spain.

Beach Volleyball

•    U21 Tournament to take place in Spain (dates TBD)
•    Sub-21 Tournament to take place in Germany (dates TBD)
•    Training camp for U19 teams lasting for three days in preparation for the U19 World Championship; the camp will take place in Lorca, Spain, in a date TBD
•    Training camp leading up to the Final of the CEV Youth Continental Cup scheduled for June 2018
•    Seminar for Beach Volleyball coaches to take place on March 23-25 in Spain
•    WEVZA Zonal Circuit for ‘senior’ teams with four events in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy.