Beach Handball Competition at the 2022 World Games

Birmingham, Alabama

July 11 - 15, 2022

Participating Teams:

  • Men:  USA, Brazil, Denmark and 5 more nations (TBD)
  • Women: USA, Greece, Germany and 5 more nations (TBD)

Competition Format

  • Preliminary Round: 2 Groups of 4 teams (Round Robin)
  • Intermediate Round: 2 Groups of 4 teams (Round Robin_
  • Knockout Rounds
    • Intermediate Round Group winners advance to semifinals
    • Intermediate Round Group 2nd and 3rd place play quarterfinal matches
    • Intermediate Round 4th place proceed to 5th-8th place matches

Ticket Information: Link

World Games 2022 Beach Handball Page: Link

Media Coverage

  • 21 Sep 2021. "Birmingham Welcomes the World (WVTM 13): Link 
    • Includes video of the Beach Handball Venue at 2:36
  • 22 Oct 2021: "Preparations Continue for the World Games 2022 in July (IHF):  Link


  • A temporary court will be built for the competition at the historic Sloss Furnaces

Sloss Furnaces