Format and Event Regulations
QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT (if any)
1 day single elimination with a minimum of 8 teams and a maximum of 16 teams for any vacancy(ies) in the Main Draw due to unused quota of the Continental Confederations
2 days - 8 groups of 4 teams, each playing round robin with 32 teams – 2 top ranked teams of each group will qualify for the final phase, plus the best 8 teams ranked third
2 days - single elimination with 24 qualified teams, including the bronze and gold medal matches
Please refer to the 2013 Handbook for Age Group Beach Volleyball World Championships
RULES OF THE GAME
Current FIVB Official Beach Volleyball Rules apply.