organisation of a Volleyball event is a
fundamental factor in the development of the
sport itself and of any National Federation.
The preparation and organisation should be
adapted to each country and to each level of
development. The aim is to adjust the means
available to the goals that have been set.
It is always possible, even with limited
means, to take small steps to promote
Needs and limitations should not be viewed
as obstacles. They should be considered as
difficulties that may be overcome, even if
this means curtailing initial aims.
Each Federation should come up with answers
based on its own situation and identify
areas of development enabling it to draw up
planning strategies for the organisation of
tournaments and national Championships. In
so doing, it should take into account all of
the human resources available – players,
coaches, referees and managers – which are
the team’s driving force. It should not
forget the supporters who feed the flame of
this sport and are essential for its
The next step is submitting an initial plan
for the development of the sport.
This plan should include all the logistical,
administrative and operational aspects
linked to its realisation, and should detail
the conditions required to ensure that it
may be implemented with minimum human and
A pragmatic vision is essential to succeed
in the shortest timeframe.
After this initial stage, the main issues
are how and where to begin.