Football seeks hosts for events in next three years – reminder
Date: November 16, 2015
This process aims to ensure host cities are in place as early as is feasible to enable organisers to deliver the best possible tournaments. It will also allow national teams to optimise their preparations for the championships.
IBSA member countries are invited to submit bids to host the following championships:
2017 IBSA Blind Football African Championships
2017 IBSA Blind Football Americas Championships (Copa América)
2017 IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships
2017 IBSA Blind Football European Championships
2017 IBSA Blind Football Oceania Championships
2018 IBSA Blind Football World Championships
Initially, countries interested in hosting any of these events are invited to send a letter expressing interest to Mr Ulrich Pfisterer, Chair of the IBSA Football Committee, at [email protected], with copy to Mr Henk van Aller, IBSA Secretary General, at [email protected].
Formal bids should then be submitted using the IBSA sanction application form. Click on the link above to view or download the form.
The deadlines for submitting expressions of interest and full bids are as follows:
2017 continental championships
Monday 30th November 2015 – expression of interest
Monday February 29th 2016 – full bid
2018 world championships
Thursday 31st March 2016 – expression of interest
Tuesday 31st May 2016 – full bid
Contact [email protected] for further information regarding the process and the championships.
Caption: Supporters cheer on players in Africa. IBSA held four successful continental championships this year, including African Championships in Douala, Cameroon.