Category: Beach Volleyball News
COMMONWEALTH GAMES SELECTION PROCESS BEGINS
Volleyball Australia is about to embark on the process to select the Men’s and Women’s Beach Volleyball Teams to compete in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April of next year.
Beach Volleyball is featuring in the Commonwealth Games for the first time, with men’s and women’s teams from 12 Commonwealth nations. Australia as host automatically qualifies one team per gender.
The selection of the Australian teams is expected to be hotly contested, and will be conducted throughout the coming Australian Beach Volleyball season, with international results also playing a significant part of the selection process.
Three events in the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour are compulsory for teams seeking selection:
|NSW Open ||Manly||18-19 November 2017|
|SA Open ||Glenelg ||13-14 January 2018|
|WA Open||Scarborough ||16-18 February 2018|
The Selection Policy is on the VA website www.volleyballaustralia.org.au/page/policies together with an explanatory statement from the Selection Committees.
Expressions of Interest Form (doc) Interested players should submit this form by 30 September 2017
The selected teams will be nominated to Commonwealth Games Australia on 20 February.