It’s our favorite time of year… the 13th annual European Global Challenge will return to Pula, Croatia on July 11th – 14th, 2017 to host u17 and u22 divisions from around the world.
We’ve got 10 teams from the US currently on pre-tours in Europe. The USA Volleyball College National Team is warming up for the tournament at the Dras Center in Maribor, Slovenia with matches against federation teams from Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Meanwhile the Mountain West Conference All Star team is in Budapest, Hungary preparing for the Global Challenge with friendly matches against the Hungary Junior National Team and Senior National Teams.
On July 10th the tournament will kick off with an opening ceremony for all international teams at Pula’s town center near the edge of the Adriatic Sea. Competition starts July 11th. You’ll find complete team rosters and schedule updates on the tournament website here. And if you’re tuning in from afar, you’ll be able to live stream matches here.