Tickets Now On Sale for Volleyball’s World Championships Qualifications

Tickets are now available for the Men's and Women's World Championship Qualification Tournament at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga from May 16 to 19, 2014.

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.ca.    Each ticket includes a day pass for four games, with the finals all held on Monday, May 19.  

More information can be found on the Volleyball Canada web site at:

http://www.volleyball.ca/content/world-championships-qualifiers

Members of the Ontario Volleyball Association may be eligible for promotional discount – watch for a message directly from the OVA - and all round-robin general admission tickets are FREE for kids 12 and younger.

Held every four years, the World Championships for volleyball are second in significance only to the Olympic Games, making qualification critical for all federations.

The men’s qualifier in Mississauga will consist of matches in Pool Q, and includes Trinidad & Tobago, Costa Rica and Panama, as well as Canada as the host country. At the same time, Canada will host the women’s qualifier for Pool S, which includes Canada, Mexico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Jamaica.

The events in Canada are part of the third round for the NORCECA (North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation) qualifying process, with the winner of each the men and women's tournament advancing to their respective World Championship.  

The 2014 FIVB World Championships for men will be held in Poland, August 30 to September 21, 2014, and Italy will host the women for the first time ever from September 23 to October 12 in 2014.

More information on the World Championships can be found at www.fivb.org