Balkan Association Technical Commission Meeting held in Istanbul
Commission President Periklis Bakodimos and BVA Secretary General Nilufer Ba?ak Shimonsky attended the meeting along with other Commission members.
Presidents of member federations, the Beach Volleyball Sub-Commission, the Marketing and Development Commission and the Technical Commission exchanged opinions during the meeting.
The host cities, dates and participants of 2017 Balkan volleyball and beach volleyball championships were confirmed and a drawing of lots took place for upcoming tournaments.
Tournament dates and groups are as follows:
U16 Balkan Championship – Women (Bulgaria/ Sofia)
July 7-11, 2017
Group 1: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro
Group 2: Turkey, FYR of Macedonia, Moldavia, Romania
U17 Balkan Championship – Men (Bulgaria/ Stara Zagora)
June 23-27, 2017
Group 1: Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldavia, Romania
Group 2: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, FYR of Macedonia
U18 Balkan Championship – Women (Kosovo/ Pristina)
July 5-9, 2017
Group 1: Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Albania
Group 2: Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Montenegro
U19 Balkan Championship – Men (Serbia/ city tbc)
August 8-12, 2017
Group 1: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Romania
Group 2: Greece, Moldavia, Montenegro, Albania, Turkey
U19 Balkan Championship – Women (Bosnia and Herzegovina/ Sarajevo)
June 27 – July 1, 2017
Group 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldavia, Kosovo, Montenegro
Group 2: Turkey, Albania, Romania, Serbia
U20 Balkan Championship – Men (Kosovo/ Pristina)
July 11-14, 2017
Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, Turkey
The dates and host cities of the beach volleyball championships will be announced on April 30.