King of the Court docket will return to Utrecht, Netherlands for the third time on August 25-28 2021 to host among the finest worldwide seashore volleyball gamers from world wide with forty groups battling to be topped the Queens and Kings of Utrecht.
The prize cash for the competitors shall be doubled in comparison with final yr’s version, totaling $100,000. The event will once more be held in a COVID-19-proof stadium. 450 to 900 spectators per session will once more have the ability to safely get pleasure from and expertise a world seashore volleyball occasion with a novel format.
The King of the Court docket occasion format made its worldwide competitors debut in Utrecht the place Sportworx, in collaboration with the FIVB, has since continued to develop the idea into an entertaining, extremely aggressive and energetic seashore volleyball format.
Final yr, the occasion was an enormous hit with seashore volleyball followers with guests ranking the occasion 8.9 out of a doable 10. The occasion was broadcast stay in 24 nations and was televised in over 135 nations. As well as, stay streams of the occasion have been seen over a million instances.
The outstanding success of the occasion on each an leisure and sports activities stage have enabled Sportworx to affix forces with a brand new title sponsor for the occasion who shall be introduced at a later stage.
A complete of twenty groups per gender will play for the titles of Queens and Kings of the Court docket, dethroning Marco Krattiger and Florian Breer within the males’s event and Brazilians Agatha and Duda within the girls’s draw. The event shall be held within the week after King of the Court docket makes its German debut in Hamburg on 19-22 August.
FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° stated:
“The FIVB is delighted that Utrecht will as soon as once more host this unbelievable occasion after a really profitable version in 2020. King of the Court docket is a younger and dynamic format which is loved by our proficient athletes and passionate seashore volleyball followers worldwide, and it’s a unbelievable approach to additional develop the recognition of the game. It’s a pleasure to be working intently with Sportworx on creating this new and thrilling seashore volleyball format which has enormous potential.”
Metropolis Councilor of Sport of the Metropolis of Utrecht Maarten van Ooijen stated:
“It is vitally good that on this time, wherein sport and train are all of the extra vital, occasions can happen in a approach that’s corona-proof. I sit up for seeing many sports activities followers in Utrecht once more.”
Sportworx CEO Wilco Nijland stated:
“Our King of the Court docket 2020 version was a fantastic success in a troublesome time throughout the pandemic. It was sort of our worldwide breakthrough. We reached and entertained so many individuals world wide. This makes us proud. All of us have one major aim and that’s to ship this nice occasion once more to our worldwide King of the Court docket fanbase and specifically the followers within the Netherlands, in our hometown Utrecht! That is going to occur! Sportworx can also be very proud to have been capable of signal with an internationally famend firm as our new title sponsor in difficult instances as a result of worldwide pandemic.”
Nevobo Director of Sports activities Improvement and Occasions Michel Everaert stated:
“It’s nice to see that Sportworx is as soon as once more capable of arrange this prime occasion in Utrecht. Essential for Dutch volleyball and thrilling for the fast-growing Utrecht seashore volleyball group. It’s particular to see how rapidly King of the Court docket has turn out to be a family title nationally and internationally and is especially well-liked with younger folks. Sportworx deserves a really massive praise for this, however the function of the town of Utrecht must also be talked about. This version would be the third version of King of the Court docket in Utrecht, which signifies that Utrecht is internationally seen as “the Capital of King of the Court docket”. We’re very completely satisfied to welcome this prime occasion within the Netherlands and hope that that is the prelude to far more.”