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44 National Federations have entered the 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Women.

9 of these National Federations have entered into the Small Countries Division.

That leaves 35 National Federations in the 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Women.

Belgium and The Netherlands will organise the Final Round of the 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women, and are therefore directly qualified to it.

The 5 highest placed teams in the standing from the previous edition (not qualified as an organiser) are also directly qualified to the Final Round (RUS, GER, SRB, CRO & ITA).

Small Countries Division
9 National Federations have entered into the Small Countries Division (SCD) and will play in two Qualification Tournaments in Scotland and Iceland which will take place between the second weekend in May till the 30th June 2014. 

The SCD Women’s Final Round will be held in Liechtenstein between the last weekend of May and the end of June 2015.

1st Round
With 35 teams registering for this European Championship, 8 will compete in two 1st Round tournaments consisting of 4 teams.  The 1st Round dates are either between the 8th – 10th May 2014, or 9th – 11th May 2014.

Both the 1st and 2nd placed teams will qualify for the 2nd Round.

2nd Round
24 teams will compete in the 2nd Round, where each pool of 4 teams will play in 2 tournaments between 22nd – 25th May 2014 and 29th May – 1st June 2014 (the last competition day must be on a Saturday or a Sunday).  The 2nd tournament of the Pool which includes SUI which will be advanced to 16th - 18th May 2014.

The 1st placed teams of each pool (A-B-C-D-E-F) qualify directly through to the Final Round.
The 2nd placed teams of each pool (A-B-C-D-E-F) qualify for the 3rd Round.

3rd Round
The 2nd placed teams of the 6 pools in the 2nd Round will play one home and one away match to determine the 3 winners who will subsequently be qualified for the Final Round.

The 3rd Round dates are scheduled to be the: 23rd - 24th May 2015 and 30th – 31st May 2015.

FINAL ROUND
The Final Round will be co-hosted by the Netherlands and Belgium from September 25 through October 4 in the cities of Rotterdam, Apeldoorn, Almere (NED) and Antwerp (BEL).

Useful e-books:

To see the full 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship Official Regulations: CLICK HERE

To see the full 2015 CEV Volleyball European Championship Official Communications: CLICK HERE

To see the CEV Organisers Regulations and Guidelines for National Federations: CLICK HERE


To see the applicable CEV European National Team Ranking Lists: CLICK HERE




(updated 01-04-14)
 
Latest News

Competition Overview
Small Countries Division
From 15/05/2015 to 30/06/2015
1st Round
From 08/05/2014 to 11/05/2014
2nd Round
From 16/05/2014 to 01/06/2014
3rd Round
From 22/05/2015 to 31/05/2015
Final Round in BELGIUM & THE NETHERLANDS
From 26/09/2015 to 04/10/2015

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08/06/14
WSB-06-LUXEMBOURG vs ICELAND


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Useful Documents
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CEV European Ranking Lists Download

Official Regulations
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2015 ECH - Official Regulations (Chapters 1 to 8 and SCD Addendum) Download