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IBSA Football Committee seeks hosts for upcoming events - reminder

  • Date: 15-02-2016
  • Related to: Football
Iran celebrates on the podium after winning the 2015 IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships in Tokyo, Japan.
IBSA member countries are reminded that the IBSA Football Committee is currently seeking to identify host cities for major championships in 2017 and 2018.

The deadline for bids to play host to next year's regional championships is fast approaching, with just two weeks for countries to bid.  

This process aims to ensure host cities are named as early as is feasible to enable organisers 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
 
  
Countries wishing to submit a bid to host any of these events are invited to complete the IBSA sanction application form and submit it to the IBSA Secretary General at secgen@ibsasport.org. Click on the link above to view or download the form.

The deadlines for submitting expressions of interest and full bids are as follows:

2017 continental championships

Monday February 29th 2016 - full bid

2018 world championships

Thursday 31st March 2016 - expression of interest
Tuesday 31st May 2016 - full bid

Contact football.chair@ibsasport.org for further information regarding the process and the championships. 
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