World Youth Netball Championships 2013
|Date||22 - 31 August 2013|
|Funding||Up to £98,000|
From 22 - 31 August 2013, Scotland will welcome the World Youth Netball Championships (WYNC) to Glasgow. These Championships will see the sport of netball showcase its best players at under 21 level from 20 countries throughout the world.
The World Youth Netball Championships will provide an opportunity to see at first hand many of the elite U21 netball players who will go on to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. The event was established in 1988, and is held every four years.
The World Youth Netball Championships will comprise 70 games, held over a 10-day period. Every team will be guaranteed to play seven games, and every team will be awarded a placing from 1st to 20th as a result.
In the preliminary games the 20 teams will be divided into four pools of five teams and will play a single round-robin, until semi-final and final games to determine a winner.
Facts and Figures
- Countries – 20
- Athletes – 240
- Volunteers – 240 General, 10 Sport Specific
- Officials – 50 National Technical Officials, 50 International Technical Officials
- Reigning Champions - Australia