Iceland welcomes back SCA Volleyball competition with U19 women’s championship

After a long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, international Volleyball competition has eventually returned for the members of the Small Countries Division (SCA) as well, with Iceland playing host this weekend to the U19 Women’s Championship with participation of the national teams of Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, and Malta.   Team Iceland are contestingContinue reading “Iceland welcomes back SCA Volleyball competition with U19 women’s championship”

Record-breaking numbers for second camp run by Icelandic Volleyball Association

Two weeks after the official kick-off event held in the area of the country’s capital city (see here), the Icelandic Volleyball Federation (BLI) delivered a second camp run in conjunction with the CEV School Project – this time in the northern section of the country. Kids and teachers attended the camp run by the BLI inContinue reading “Record-breaking numbers for second camp run by Icelandic Volleyball Association”

Icelandic Volleyball Federation kick-starts School Project

This past week, the Icelandic Volleyball Federation (BLI) officially kick-started the implementation of the CEV School Volleyball Project in their country through the delivery of a talent camp and a conference open to physical education teachers. More than 130 kids joined the camp organised by the Icelandic Volleyball Federation this past week. The conference tookContinue reading “Icelandic Volleyball Federation kick-starts School Project”

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 Edinburgh 2021 – Day 1

Day one of the Small Countries Association Edinburgh 2021 International Beach Competition concluded yesterday, with all 15 matches being played over the course of 11 hours. Starting with seeds number 1, Beattie and Coutts (SCO) played strongly against Northern Ireland’s Ford and Holmes, winning the match 2-0. Quickly followed by an all Iceland affair, EinarsdottirContinue reading “SCA Edinburgh 2021 – Day 1”

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”

Edinburgh to host SCA zonal event in early June

Scottish Volleyball is delighted to announce that they will be hosting a CEV SCA Beach Volleyball zonal event in Edinburgh, from June 4-6, 2021. This will be the first ever competition organised at the new inland beach facility in Edinburgh, in collaboration with Liberton High School and Edinburgh Beach Volleyball Club. This competition is takingContinue reading “Edinburgh to host SCA zonal event in early June”

Golden Sets decide dramatic Faroese league finals

In the most dramatic fashion, the women’s team of SÍ Sørvágur and the men of Mjølnir Klaksvík claimed the Faroese national league titles after winning the Golden Set to 15 in their respective two-series finals. Women’s Final Thursday, April 1: Dráttur vs SÍ Sørvágur 0-3 (14-25, 18-25, 15-25)Saturday, April 3: SÍ Sørvágur vs Dráttur 2-3Continue reading “Golden Sets decide dramatic Faroese league finals”

SCA Represented in cev working groups

Following the in-person meeting of the CEV Board of Administration held at the end of last week in Luxembourg City, the CEV released on Friday the composition of four Working Groups covering the 2020-2024 mandate. Next to the Athletes’ Working Group chaired by former Polish Volleyball star Pawel Zagumny, another three such groups will beContinue reading “SCA Represented in cev working groups”

Scotland’s Ground breaking partnership – Erasmus+ project on good governance

Major breakthrough for good governance and Volleyball The Austrian Volleyball federation (ÖVV) is to lead the newly EU funded project ‘Governance implementation in Volleyball – Go²Volleyball’.The men’s Italian Volleyball League (Lega Pallavolo Série A), the Croatian (HOS-CVF) and Scottish (SVA) Volleyball federations as well as Belgium sports law firm Cresta and Polish foundation Institute forContinue reading “Scotland’s Ground breaking partnership – Erasmus+ project on good governance”