Sitting Volleyball

2017 ParaVolley Europe Sitting Volleyball Championships

ParaVolley Europe are proud to announce that the 2017 ParaVolley Europe Sitting Volleyball Championships will take place in Poreč (CRO) between 4th and 12th November 2017. They will be organised by the Croatian Paralympic Committee and will host a minimum of 12 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams. Further details will be shared however should you have any queries in …

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7th Pajulahti Games Registration open!

The Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities is organising the seventh Pajulahti Games that will take place in Nastola, Finland, from the 20th of January to the 22nd of January 2017. The sitting volleyball competition is open to Women’s teams only and there will be the possibility to train before the games between the 18th and 20th January 2017. …

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Results from the Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix in Wroclaw (POL) – 8/9 October 2016

Over the weekend, six men sitting volleyball teams (three of which national teams from Poland, Georgia  and Italy and three Polish clubs) took part in the GRAND PRIX WROCLAW tournament which was organised by Start Wroclaw. The first half of the competition saw the teams being split in two groups and playing each other once. The top two teams from …

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World ParaVolley International Referee Course – Dec. 7-11, Tokyo, Japan

Following confirmation at the time of the Paralympics, it is with great pleasure that the World ParaVolley Sport Department, with the close cooperation of its Referee Commission and hosts the Japan Para-Volleyball Association, is pleased to announce the next International Referee Course, which will be held in conjunction with Japan’s National Championship. This International  Course has been partly subsidised through …

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Successful SubZonal 3 Women Sitting Volleyball Competition

The SubZonal 3 Women competition which took place at the Palagolfo in Follonica (ITA) was a great success and saw some fantastic games taking place. Below is the competition final ranking: Strong side SLO finished first with two wins and one loss.  They were indeed surprised by the host ITA beating them in a 5 set epic game which saw both teams produce …

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Friendly Sitting Volleyball matches in Zaanstad (NED)

On 23rd, 24th and 25th September, the city of Zaanstad in Holland hosted a series of 4 friendly games between the Men’s National Teams of Italy and The Netherlands. The weekend was used to promote the sport of Sitting Volleybal in Holland. The event took place to coincide with the opening of the new TOP sportcentre where the CEV Volleyball European Qualification …

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ParaVolley Development Liaison Expert attends the Sports Enable Disabled Youth seminar in Massari (ITA)

Development Liaison Expert Ferhat ESATBEYOGLU attended the seminar entitled “Sport Unified: how sport is a tool for inclusion of diversity” on behalf of ParaVolley Europe. From 15 to 20 September ENGSO Youth organized a seminar in Sassari, Italy to educate (future) coaches and physical education teachers on how to adjust sport for disabled young people.  Almost 40 youth workers/coaches/educators from all over Europe …

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Women SubZone 3 Tournament to take place in Follonica (ITA) – 1st & 2nd October 2016

Follonica (ITA) is ready to host the ParaVolley Europe Sub-Zone 3 Women with the participation of the National Teams of Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary. The tournament will take place at the PalaGolfo “Raul Micheli” on Saturday 1st October starting at 10:00 am with Italy playing against Croatia before returning to the field in the afternoon against Slovenia. The third …

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Sitting Volleyball activity during the European Week of Sport in Malta

For the second consecutive year, Birkirkara Volleyball Club and ParaVolley Malta joined forces to organise a sitting volleyball activity, called ‘Sitting Volley: Have-a-Go Day’ as part of the European Week of Sport, organised by the European Union and coordinated in Malta by Sport Malta. The event’s purpose is to encourage as many European residents as possible to take part in …

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2016 RIO PARALYMPICS – Games Schedule

As you might already be aware, the competition schedule for the 2016 Rio2016 Paralympic Games sitting volleyball competition has been released. Click on the link to get the Match Schedule (as at August 25th, 2016) with the European teams game dates and times highlighted. You will also find below some infographics: Qualification paths and the pools for both the men’s …

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