34 National Federations have entered the 2016 CEV U19 Women Volleyball European Championship.
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Slovakia and Hungary will organise the Final Round and are therefore directly qualified to it. All other teams must qualify through the qualification.
With 34 teams registering for this European Championship, 6 will compete in two 1st Round tournaments consisting of 3 teams.
Both 1st placed teams will qualify to the 2nd Round.
The 1st Round dates are scheduled to be the: 7th – 10th January 2016.
28 teams will compete in the 2nd Round, where each of the 7 pools will have 4 teams.
The 1st placed teams of each pool (A-B-C-D-E-F-G) will qualify directly for the Final Round.
The 2nd placed teams of each pool (A-B-C-D-E-F-G), and the 3rd placed team with the best score, will qualify for the 3rd Round.
The 2nd Round dates are scheduled to be the: 31st March - 3rd April 2016.
The 3rd Round will consist of 2 tournaments (H-I) of 4 teams.
The 1st placed teams of each Pool (H-I) as well as the 2nd placed team with the best score among the 3rd Round Pools (H-I) will qualify for the Final Round.
The 3rd Round dates are scheduled to be the 7th - 10th July 2016.
The Final Round will be co-hosted by Slovakia and Hungary from August 27th-September 4th, 2016 with 12 teams set to battle for the title of European Champion.
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