World Championship Qualifications Schedule Announced

April 17, 2014: With only a month to go, Volleyball Canada is pleased to release the final schedule of matches for the World Championships Qualifications tournament at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON.

The teams are vying for spots in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World Championships to be held in Poland (men)  and Italy (women) next September and October.

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.  

“It’s very important that both our men’s and women’s teams qualify in Mississauga, so this makes it very exciting for our coaches and athletes,” said Julien Boucher, Volleyball Canada’s High Performance Director.  “We’re looking forward to making our home-country fans proud!” 

As a test event for the upcoming Pan Am Games, this tournament gives fans a taste of the excitement coming to Toronto next summer!

Day passes are available at Ticketmaster.ca, and include all four matches at 2, 4, 6 and 8 pm.  Seating for the round-robin matches is general admission and children under 12 are admitted free of charge!  Parking is also free at the Hershey Centre for this event.
 

MAY 16 

14:00  Women/femmes Mexico/Mexique vs/c. US Virgin Islands/Îles Vierges américaines

16:00  Men/hommes Trinidad & Tobago/Trinité-et-Tobago vs/c. Costa Rica

18:00  Women/femmes Canada vs/c. Jamaica/Jamaïque

20:00  Men/hommes Canada vs/c. Panama

 

MAY 17 

14:00  Women/femmes Jamaica/Jamaïque vs/c. US Virgin Islands/Îles Vierges américaines

16:00  Men/hommes Costa Rica vs/c. Panama

18:00  Men/hommes Canada vs/c. Trinidad & Tobago/Trinité-et-Tobago

20:00  Women/femmes Canada vs/c. Mexico/Mexique

 

MAY 18

14:00  Men/hommes Panama vs/c. Trinidad & Tobago/Trinité-et-Tobago

16:00  Women/femmes Mexico/Mexique vs/c. Jamaica/Jamaïque

18:00  Women/femmes Canada vs/c. US Virgin Islands/Îles Vierges américaines

20:00  Men/hommes Canada vs/c. Costa Rica

 

MAY 19 

14:00  Men/hommes Bronze Medal match/Match pour la médaille de bronze

16:00  Women/femmes Bronze Medal match/Match pour la médaille de bronze

18:00  Men/hommes Gold Medal match/Match pour la médaille d’or

20:00  Women/femmes Gold Medal match/Match pour la médaille d’or

 

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