FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship
 

Competition Formula

 

The 13th edition of the Boys' U19 World Championship will be held from June 27 to July 7, 2013 in Tijuana and Mexicali in the province of Baja California in Mexico.

It will be the first time the competition will feature 20 teams. All previous editions featured 16 teams only.

The competition will run over 10 days with two rest days.

The 20 teams will be divided into four pools of five teams each and will play a round-robin tournament. The bottom-ranked team of each pool will play classification matches for 17th-20th place in a round-robin system.

The other 16 teams progress to the Eight Finals which consists of a playoff (1st of Pool A against 4th of Pool B etc). The winners of the playoff matches will advance to the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals to be classified from 1st to 8th while the losers of playoff match will play classification matches, with a similar quarterfinals, semifinals and finals system, to be classified from 9th to 16th.


How They Qualified

 

Africa
Number of vacancies 4
Determined by 11th African Nations Championship
 
January 20-26, 2013
(Sétif, Algeria)
Teams Qualified EGY - Egypt
TUN - Tunisia
RWA - Rwanda
ALG - Algeria

Asia
Number of vacancies 4
Determined by 9th Asian Youth Boys' Volleyball Championship

October 24 - November 1, 2012 (Tehran, Iran)
Teams Qualified IRI - Iran
CHN - China
JPN - Japan
KOR - Korea

Europe
Number of vacancies 6
Determined by CEV Boys' Youth European Championship

April 12-21, 2013 (Laktasi, Bosnia-Herzegovina & Belgrade, Serbia)
Teams Qualified RUS - Russia
POL - Poland
BEL - Belgium
FIN - Finland
TUR - Turkey
FRA - France

NORCECA
Number of vacancies 3
Determined by NORCECA Boys' U18 Championship

June 30 - July 8, 2012 (Tijuana, Mexico)
Teams Qualified CUB - Cuba
USA -  United States
   
Hosts MEX - Mexico

South America
Number of vacancies 3
Determined by Boys' Youth South American Championship

November 7-11, 2012 (Santiago, Chile)
Teams Qualified BRA - Brazil
ARG - Argentina
CHI - Chile

 


Participating Teams

 

ALGERIA

ARGENTINA

BELGIUM

BRAZIL

CHILE

CHINA

CUBA

EGYPT

FINLAND

FRANCE

IRAN

JAPAN

KOREA

MEXICO

POLAND

RUSSIA

RWANDA

TUNISIA

TURKEY

USA