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Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 15, 2017 - The U 18 Girls' World Championship will be held in Rosario and Santa Fe, Argentina, August 18th - 28th and even though the country has outstanding level of organizing international competitions, it will be the first time to host a World Championship for women's teams. As part of the normal and usual FIVB Regulations, last weekend as part of the South American Beach Volleyball Grand Slam Rosario, The Vice-President of the South American Volleyball Confederation, Tullio Texeira visited ad Delegate of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) the venues that will host the World Competition, Newell's Old Boys in Rosario and the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional in Santa Fe.

Texeira supervissed all facilities together with the Argentine Volleyball Federation (FeVA) President, Juan Antonio Gutiérrez; the Santa Fe Volleyball Federation Prresident, and FeVA Vice-President, Fabian Bochatay; FeVA Uner-Treasurer, Fabian Ramon and the President of the Rosario Volleyball Association Claudio Verasio.

Texeira approved the presentation of the stadiums, the hotels, the different rooms to be used during the competition and the training fields. It will the fourth time that Argentina organizes a age-group world championship after Rosario 1993 (Men's Juniors), Bahía Blanca and Almirante Brown 2011 (U 19 Boys) and Corrientes and Chaco 2015 (U 19 Boys).

"The sport facilities and the hotels stand at the same level as for a World League or even more, we are sure it will be an outstanding success. Distances are according ruling and they adapt themselves to any requirement requested at world level. It has been the easiest visit I have done and we are very excited with all what we have supervised" expressed Texeira.

By the end of April when all 20 participating teams are qualified, the official raffle will take place.