Lausanne, Switzerland, September 29, 2016 - Launched today, the websites for the 2017 editions of the FIVB Volleyball World League and FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix bring you bang up to date with next year's competitions. Quick links:FIVB Volleyball World League - WebsiteFIVB Volleyball World League - NewsFIVB Volleyball World League - CompetitionFIVB Volleyball World League - MediaFIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix - WebsiteFIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix - NewsFIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix - CompetitionFIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix - Media
The 28th edition of the World League is set to welcome 36 teams in 2017, the same number as for the highly successful 2016 edition. Preliminary Round matches will be played over three weeks from June 2 to 18. The Group 3 Finals will follow from June 16 to 18, the Group 2 Finals from June 23 to 25 and the Group 1 Finals from June 28 to July 2.
The top annual competition for women's national teams will feature a record number of 32 teams in 2017. The Preliminary Round of the 2017 World Grand Prix will take place from July 7 to 23. The Group 3 Finals will be played from July 21 to 23 and be followed by the Group 2 Finals from July 28 to 30 and the Group 1 Finals from August 2 to 6.Related news:Olympic final rematch confirmed as 2017 World League draw completed2017 World Grand Prix draw completed - Olympic champions China to play silver medallists Serbia in Week 3