WORLD CUP #38
10 – 13 April 2020
Cornacchia World Cup is the first and most prestigious U19 volleyball tournament in Europe, attended by an extraordinary amount of National selections and top teams.
It takes place in Pordenone (Italy) from 1983 during Easter holidays and that makes it one of the oldest volleyball tournaments in the world.
At each edition take part many National selections and SuperLega teams. Just in the last editions has been hosted the Nationals of Italy, Russia, Germany, England, Australia, Croatia, Netherlands, Austria and many top teams like Trentino Volley, Azimut Modena, Calzedonia Verona, Kioene Padova, etc.
The opening ceremony of Cornacchia World Cup is a special moment for the entire city of Pordenone from almost 40 years, as well as being a great gathering moment involving over 2 thousand athletes, in addition to parents, fans and citizens. The parade of the teams starts from Pordenone Exhibition Center to the main square of the city, crossing the medieval alleys of the old town.
All teams are hosted in 3 *** Hotels to offer a high standard of quality. We also offer the chance to stay in the best 4 **** Hotels of the city. Over 40 hotels in Pordenone are booked for the tournament and no one is hosted in schools or youth Hostels.
Cornacchia World Cup takes place in some of the best sport halls of Pordenone. The collaboration with the Municipalities and the clubs that manage these sport halls are fundamental for the success of the tournament and can satisfy the high quality required.
All participating teams will receive a cup. The first 3 classified in each category will receive medals for all players. Individual prizes will also be awarded to the best player, best hitter, best libero and best dribbler of all categories.
All transfers of the participants of Cornacchia World Cup have always been managed with great care, providing drivers and buses of the utmost professionalism. We provide also hostess and translators, that will make the stay for our guests even more peaceful.
Breakfast is held in the Hotel, while all meals will be at the Pordenone Exhibition Center that during Easter days becomes a small “olympic village”, with stands of local food, sportswear, play area and video games, as well as excellent catering service. The menu always includes a main dish, second dish and side dishes. Bread, vegetables and pasta are “all you can eat” so players will never be hungry. The menu includes lasagna, tortellini, gnocchi, spaghetti and all the most popular Italian dishes. In the last edition has been eaten over 8 thousand kilos of pasta.
Every year Cornacchia World Cup organizes a great party with all the participating teams, which turns into a wonderful opportunity to make friends, dance and get to know each other outside the pitch.
Pordenone is a splendid medieval town in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, perfectly located between sea and mountain and just one hour from Venice. There are many tourist activities that can be carried out nearby thanks to our support. Just to get an idea, we recommend these 11 things to do in Pordenone.
Requests for participation are subject to selection by the organization.
The number of participants admitted to the tournament is limited and for this reason is suggested to send requests well in advance.