SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 3

The sun was shining on the final day at the Small Countries Association Edinburgh 2021 at Liberton High School. With a busy schedule of quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals, matches began at 9:00am with the remaining two men’s quarterfinal matches. Stewart and McKelvie (SCO) took on a strong Northern Irish pairing, ultimately coming out as victorsContinue reading “SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 3”

SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 2

Day 2 started with a bang today, with pool play continuing throughout the morning. Neill and Park (NIR) were up first with our 2nd three set match of the competition, just losing out on the win against Fraser/Mexson (SCO). Dropping the net height we moved to some women’s matches, with Beattie and Coutts comfortably winningContinue reading “SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 2”

SCA Event Preparation and Draw

Preparation for the Small Countries Association Edinburgh 2021 International Beach Volleyball competition was completed today, with staff and volunteers spending the day building and decorating the court. With all teams, officials and staff having arrived safely in Scotland and teams completing their preliminary enquiries, the draw for the competition was determined this evening. This canContinue reading “SCA Event Preparation and Draw”

SCA Federations join CEV for beach administrators meeting

Despite the constraints still resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the European Beach Volleyball community is very much looking forward to the upcoming season, as shown by the webinar hosted on Tuesday afternoon by the CEV Beach Volleyball Department. More than 40 Beach Volleyball administrators representing as many as 32 National Federations joined the Zoom session,Continue reading “SCA Federations join CEV for beach administrators meeting”

SCA Federations involved in CEV think tank

The CEV Board of Administration decided in late 2020 to establish a series of ‘think tanks’ in order to involve all relevant stakeholders in devising plans to innovate and further grow the sport at all levels. This move is testament to the CEV leadership’s vision and wish to foster a continuous communication with all partnersContinue reading “SCA Federations involved in CEV think tank”

Scotland to host European qualifier for next year’s Commonwealth Games

Scottish Volleyball is delighted to announce that after a successful bidding process, the organisation will deliver the double gender qualifier for the Beach Volleyball competition of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The event – held in Edinburgh in partnership with Edinburgh City Council at the end of September 2021 – will feature teams from acrossContinue reading “Scotland to host European qualifier for next year’s Commonwealth Games”

Scotland looking for a Beach Performance Coach

Scottish Volleyball are marking the 500 day countdown to the 2022 Commonwealth Games by launching a search for our first ever High Performance Beach Volleyball coaching post.  In partnership with the world volleyball federation, FIVB and sportscotland.  This is the first opportunity of its kind in Scottish beach volleyball and clearly displays our ambition and intent to developContinue reading “Scotland looking for a Beach Performance Coach”

Seven 1- and 2-Star World Tour events on European soil confirmed for 2021

Despite the many constraints caused by the global health crisis, Beach Volleyball players can look forward to a busy and exciting 2021 season, featuring as many as seven FIVB World Tour 1-Star and 2-Star events in countries as diverse as Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovenia. The CEV will continue to liaise with National FederationsContinue reading “Seven 1- and 2-Star World Tour events on European soil confirmed for 2021”

CEV President addresses open letter to Volleyball fans

After chairing a meeting of the CEV Board of Administration late last week resulting in the approval of a ‘Marshall Plan’ for European Volleyball worth € 11.5 million, CEV President Aleksandar Boričić has taken the time to pen an open letter to all Volleyball fans. It encourages fans to stick together – just like membersContinue reading “CEV President addresses open letter to Volleyball fans”

Scottish Beach Volleyball community celebrate past while building future

In a time where many would normally be making the final tweaks to their domestic Beach Volleyball programme before it gets underway in May, the Scottish Volleyball Association (SVA) are instead using these days to reflect on what they have achieved as a sport with the help of the Team Scotland media team.Over the lastContinue reading “Scottish Beach Volleyball community celebrate past while building future”