CORNACCHIA WORLD CUP
19 – 22 April 2019
Detailed informations about the 37th Cornacchia World Cup, the international volleyball tournament of Pordenone / Italy, for boys and girls U19 (born in 2000 onwards).
FRIDAY 19th APRIL 2019
From 11 am: welcome of all teams at Pordenone Exhibition Center;
5 pm: opening parade with all participants in the city center of Pordenone;
5:30 pm: opening ceremony on a stage in Piazza XX Settembre;
SATURDAY 20th APRIL 2019
9 am – 9 pm: tournament matches
SUNDAY 21st APRIL 2019
9 am – 9 pm: last sixteen, quarte finals and other matches;
9 pm – party of the tournament with all participants;
MONDAY 22nd APRIL 2019
9 am – 1 pm: semi finals and other matches;
3 pm: finals (live streaming on FB) at PalaCrisafulli of Pordenone;
4 pm: awards and closing ceremony;
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.
At each edition we assure the participation of Nationals selections and Super Lega 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. A more complete list can be found on the Hall of Fame.
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.
Transports of the participants of Cornacchia World Cup have always been managed with great care, also thanks to Ideal Viaggi and Autosystem, which provides 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 which during Easter days become 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, water 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.