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IBSA Football Committee seeks hosts for 2017 regionals and 2018 WC

Date: September 10, 2015

Category: Football

The IBSA Football Committee has launched the process of selecting host countries for its B1 continental championships in 2017 and world championships in 2018.

The process aims to ensure host cities are in place as early as is feasible to enable them 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 asked 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 submission of 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.

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