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December 13, 2017

FIVB Volleyball Championships

Come and Watch all the Volleyball Pros at the 2017 Men’s Club Championship!

If you think that sport events are over just because we are coming to the end of the year, you are wrong; because the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship is coming to Poland for the very first time from December 11, 2017 to December 17, 2017. This is an international sport event that will have spectators from across Europe. However, this is not the first time that Poland is hosting a major volleyball tournament; she has hosted the 2013 Mazury and the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship. You must have heard of the event in Sports news or through the intense event sharing that is happening on Pictcha the social network of event lovers, all participants are sharing real time photos and videos of the event in Pictcha for other fans to view, follow and enjoy the event, so as an event fan who couldn’t attend an event be sure that Pictcha will picture the event for you easily and fast while the event is still live. Just install Pictcha and open the app to become exposed to many events on the first page, scroll the page to see the top hot events happening in the world right at the moment, Pictcha has many cool social feature to enjoy and make friendships. The event photography is also doing a great job of luring people to the event; the FIVB website has the best images of all participating teams. However, if you are not active in the social media platform, you can use the event finder to search for sport events today, sport events near me or sport events tomorrow. The FIVB 2017 games will definitely come up in the search results under 2017 events. The use of an event finder is one of the quickest ways of finding interesting events or rather best Europe events around you. Follow the games easily on Pictcha.

Just so you are not lost in the fuss of the event, the FIVB world championship is an internationally volleyball competition organized by the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB). The body has successfully held a number of exciting Europe events including the FIVB world grand champions’ cup; all matches are played using FIVB approved volleyballs. The competition began in the year 1989 in Italy. Though it’s not one of the annual events, Volleyball fans across the world are obviously excited as they await the much talked about event horizon.

Let’s talk about Poland and the venues holding the event. Take the example of Opole Arena event center which has held top world events including exhibitions, concerts and fairs. The arena boasts of volleyball traditions spanning over decades; volleyball teams have been playing here since the beginning of the 21st century. Apart from watching the volleyball art that all teams will bring in, all spectators will be awed by the beauty and architectural design of the Opole Arena. The other event center is the Atlas Arena which is one of the largest venues in Poland. It has a capacity of around 12,000 plus and has hosted several FIVB volleyball championships. The arena is located in Lodz city which is an exact definition of beauty and culture. The Tauron arena will also be hosting the event. The only difference is that it provides a perfect setting for watching volleyball. It is also one of the modern sport arenas in Europe. Now, why would any volleyball fan from Europe or Poland miss out on such a major sport event? Additionally, when not watching the game, you can explore the cities and their beauty. Event goers can also find all these details about events on event description page in Pictcha app.

On to the main event now, like the norm, the FIVB world championships 2017, will have eight teams from three confederations and two wild cards: PGE SkraBelchatow and Shanghai Golden age. The Shanghai Golden age and the Sarmayeh Bank Tehran from Iran will be having their first appearance in the FIVB games. The pooling for the FIVB 2017 was in line with the FIVBranking. The ranking is based on the results of major competitions with the highly successful teams appearing at the top of the rank. The FIVB ranking uses a point system where points are awarded depending on the importance of a FIVB competition at the international and continental level. The current rankings, place Brazil at the top of the table, followed by the USA and Poland comes third. The eight teams will be divided into two pools, each with four teams. Each pool will produce top two teams to proceed to the semis and the finals in the Tauron Arena, Krakow.

Once you decide to attend the 13th edition of the event, you are sure of watching a game played by professionals. That means that all teams will adhere to the set volleyball rules including volleyball positions and the use of volleyball accessories. The FIVB 2017 is a must-watch because we can expect a lot of energy and skill from the Brazilians as they defend their title. The FIVB 2017website contains the schedule for the game. For instance, Pool A will have ZaksaKedzierzyn-Kozleand Sarmayeh Bank Tehran on December 12, 2017at the Opole Arena. On the same day, the China-based team will be playing at the Atlas Arena in Pool B. The schedule has all the games in both pools for the rest of the days that is December 13, 2017 to December 17, 2017.

The FIVB 2017 website has also provided a forum for the purchase of tickets. Tickets are priced at €6.85 and their validity lasts for the two matches of the day. However, there are silver packages for the final FIVB games at the Tauron Arena in Krakow. The silver package includes catering and beer for 90 minutes before the game and an hour after. Tickets are also available for spectators on wheelchairs. However, if you lack a spot in the three arenas, you can enjoy the Live Event Streaming in the FIVB YouTube channels. After the announcement of the world championship 2017 results there will be volleyball awards for certain categories such as Most Valuable Player, Best setter, Best outside Spikers, best middle blockers, best opposite spiker and Best Libero. This will be a session to watch out for because the eight participating teams will field their very best players. The FIVB awards act as a way of identifying the top players of any volleyball game.

As you get ready for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship, make a point of having an event calendar for all the best winter events or simply events around me for the year, 2018. Search for the event on Pictcha and get the full story of the event posted by participants at the event. Pictcha includes live conversation feature that let you have conversation with all fans and participants. Pictcha will take you to any event you like.

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