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Goalball: Bids for 2023-2025 tournaments

Date: November 22, 2022

Category: Goalball

IBSA Goalball invites bids and full application documentation from IBSA member federations that are interested in hosting the IBSA goalball championships in the 2023–2025 period.

Eligible nations must be in good standing with IBSA.

The deadline to apply for the tournaments is January 28, 2023. After the deadline, the IBSA Goalball Subcommittee has the right to negotiate with individual organisers without using the normal bidding process.

Tournaments are:

  • 2023: Regional Championships (Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe);
  • 2024: European Championships (Group B); Youth Regional Championships (Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe);
  • 2025: Regional Championships (Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe); European Championships (Group C); Youth World Championships.

Interested federations should apply using an IBSA Competition Sanction Form available at: .

Please ensure that your application includes the following:

  • The specific name of the tournament you want to host;
  • The name of the nearest major airport, as well as transportation arrangements from the airport to the venue;
  • The proposed location, including facility/venue details relevant to the IBSA Goalball Competition Rules;
  • A letter of support from your IBSA member federation (if the applicant is not an IBSA member federation)
  • A funding plan that includes proposed revenue sources, expenses, and anticipated tournament costs

If you have any further questions or need clarification on the bid process, please contact [email protected].

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