The Finals of the inaugural season of the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour will take place from January 26 to 29, 2023 at the Aspire Park in Doha, Qatar. The magnificent facilities at the park will provide an ideal setting for the final climax of the season, featuring the top teams in the world.
Host City - Doha
Located in the southern district of Baaya, the Aspire Park is part of the Aspire Zone, a popular venue for family-oriented outdoor activities boasting excellent facilities for a wide variety of sports.
Doha is a bustling international hub combining a modern infrastructure with mosques, towers and forts. The Qatari capital is also a magnet for some of the top international sports events in the world, featuring state-of-the-art sports facilities including six FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ venues.
Qataris Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan won Beach Volleyball bronze for their country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Finals event format:
- Teams per gender: 10 (Top eight teams in World Ranking after Elite16 event in Torquay, Australia and two wild cards). Should the Host NF already have one or two teams in the top eight best teams as per the FIVB World Ranking, the next eligible team(s) in the FIVB World Ranking will be picked up.
- Qualification Tournament: No
- First phase: 10-team pool play (two pools of five teams following serpentine system)
- Second phase: Top three teams from each pool will qualify to six-team playoffs
- Duration: Four days
Prize purse: USD 800,000 (USD 400,000 per gender)