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2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Vienna

For 10 whole days the Austrian capital will act as World Championship HQ, hosting all of the group games and the finals in a purpose-built volleyball arena on the Danube Island. The Danube Island is the perfect venue for the event: in addition to the matches, it will provide a memorable backdrop for long beach nights and a youth sport and leisure exhibition.

Dates: July 28 – August 6, 2017

Location: Event venue, Danube Island

Event venue Danube Island located between the bridge Floridsdorfer Brücke and the U6/railway bridge

Donauinsel, 1210 Wien
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Admission is free and tickets are not required to enter the event site. However, as large crowds are expected on the weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), a limited number of tickets will be given out in advance to ensure orderly admission. As soon as these tickets become available, we will inform you here, on the website of the Beachvolleyball Major Series and on Facebook.

VIP tickets

If you would like to follow the games from the exclusive perspective of the VIP area, please contact the event team directly at


The world's 48 best teams per gender battle it out for the prizes in 208 games.

The location – center court

  • 16,000m² site
  • 10,000 seats
  • Large fan zone
  • TV area for live broadcasts
  • 1,200m² VIP area
  • 2,200 VIP seats


  • Fan zone: fans who are not lucky enough to get hold of tickets in the stadium can follow all the matches live on big screens in the fan zone.
  • Youth exhibition: a range of sporting attractions, live shows and leading exhibitors will turn the exhibition zone into an experience to remember.
  • Party zone: in addition to the opening ceremony and closing event, the event arena will host various other highlights over the course of the tournament.
  • On court entertainment: fans will be at the heart of the action during the games – audience participation will get the stadium rocking and create an incredible atmosphere.

Gewinnspiel Teilnahme