ABOUT THE EVENT
Between 29th of November and 2nd of December Ljubljana will once again host a World Tour Beach Volleyball tournament, FIVB World Tour 1 Star. For the second time this year, we will be able to watch some of the best teams from all around the world perform in front of Slovenian crowd. After the summer event at Congress Square, the winter edition of the tournament will be held at Sports park Ludus at Črnuče.
Winter competitions in beach volleyball are very rare in Europe and also the world. That is why Ljubljana’s event on the FIVB calendar is really exciting. There is a lot of interest for the tournament and according to the number of applications that the organizers received in the summer when 96 teams from 22 countries wanted to compete before the full stands in the Congress Square.
We will be able to watch practically all the best Slovenian teams in Črnuče, who will play on home turf with top teams from all over the world and compete for important points on the FIVB ranking list and for a better starting point in qualifying for the Olympic Games.
The Volleyball Federation of Slovenia is hosting the tournament, thus striving for the development of Beach Volleyball in the country and trying to offer Slovenian players to launch a good start of the new season and the possibility of playing international competition for important points on the FIVB ranking list in front of the home crowd.
Before the start of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Tour 1 Star Ljubljana tournament, on 29th of November, sixteen teams of both the men’s and women’s competition will participate in the qualifications at Ludus Sports Park in Črnuče trying to proceed to the main tournament. The main tournament will start the next day and it will take place at Črnuče. The knockout stage will start on 1st of December, semi-finals and finals for men’s and women’s teams are scheduled for 2nd of December.
THURSDAY, November 29th 2018
9:00 – 20:00 qualifications
FRIDAY, November 30th 2018
8:30 – 20:30 group stage
SATURDAY, December 1st 2018
9:00 – 21:00 group stage
SUNDAY, December 2nd 2018
10:00 semi-final matches
15:00 match for 3rd place (W)
16:00 match for 3rd place (M)
17:00 final (W)
18:00 final (M)
Since its beginnings, Beach Volleyball has gone hand in hand with music, fun in the stands and an atmosphere that relaxes both players and fans. The tournament in Ljubljana will be no exception to this. Attractive dance performances, good music and many fun games for visitors powered by our sponsors will definitely spice up the event.
BEACH IN THE CITY CENTRE!
For the first time, we will transfer the summer vibe of Ljubljana’s city center to winter. The beautiful Sports park Ludus will take care of exceptional scenery for the winter event that will only continue and add additional value to our traditional summer beach volleyball event in the city center.
Organizator dogodka: Odbojkarska zveza Slovenije
Izvajalec dogodka: Ekstrem d.o.o.