FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship
 

Competition Formula

 

The eighth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship will be held from May 7 to 11, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.

The competition will feature six teams as in the previous editions except for the first two in 1991 and 1992, which saw eight teams compete.

In this year’s tournament host club Volero Zurich will be joined by the Continental Champion teams from South America, Europe and Asia. The participation of two teams – jointly decided by the FIVB and the organisers – will complete the line-up of clubs taking part in the Championship.

The competition will run over five days and consist of two rounds with 10 matches in total.

Preliminary Round: 6 matches
Finals: 4 matches

PRELIMINARY ROUND

Two pools A and B are composed of three teams each, with teams playing each other in a Round Robin system to determine the overall ranking and classification from first to third. Teams ranked third in each pool will be eliminated and classified with a fifth place finish.

SEMIFINALS AND FINALS

Semifinals
The team ranked first in Pool A after the Preliminary Round will play against the team ranked second in Pool B. The team ranked first in Pool B after the Preliminary Round will play against the team ranked second in Pool A.


Finals
The losers of the semifinal matches will playoff for third and fourth places. The winners of the semifinal matches will contest the final for first and second places.

 


Participating Clubs

 

VOLERO ZURICH (SWITZERLAND)
Qualified as host country club

SESI-SP (BRAZIL)

Qualified as 2014 South American Women's Club Championship winner

February 3-9, 2014 (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

See full results

 

EUROPE:

DINAMO KAZAN (RUSSIA)

Winner of CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League

March 15-16, 2014 (Baku, Azerbaijan)

See full results

 

ASIA:

HISAMITSU SPRINGS (JAPAN)

Winner of Asian Club Championship

April 17-25, 2014 (Nakhonpathom, Thailand)

See full results

WILD CARDS:

GS PETROLIERS (ALGERIA)

Joint decision by FIVB and organisers

MOLICO OSASCO (BRAZIL)

Joint decision by FIVB and organisers