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Bids for FINA Events

Come and Join the FINA World!

FINA offers a range of opportunities to bring the excitement of a FINA Aquatics event to your City. The links below provide information about the available events, and FINA is happy to provide additional information at any time, including the use of temporary pools in existing venues.

 
 
 21ST / 22ND FINA World Championships & FINA World Masters Championships 2025/2027

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In case of interest to bid, please contact the FINA Office for further information.

Bidding Deadline: November 30, 2018

FINA Men's Water Polo Development Trophy 2019

The FINA Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy is a precious tool for the progress of this discipline worldwide. The Trophy is a 12-team tournament with the national squads that are still making their way to the top-elite of water polo.

FINA’s strategy for all its Aquatic disciplines is focused on the universality and equity of opportunities for all National Member Federations. This competition is part of that effort to ensure these 12 squads a fair occasion to compete in a tournament with teams of similar level.

FINA World Men’s Water Polo Development Trophy last edition was held in Tehran (IRI) in 2015. Kuwait City (KUW) in 2007, 2009 and 2013 and Dammam (KSA) in 2011 previously hosted the event.

FINA Water Polo World League Super Final Men 2020

The FINA Water Polo World League is the world’s first global league bringing together the best national water polo teams from around the world, concluding in the prestigious FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.

Established in 2002 (for men) and 2004 (for women), the competition formula comprises preliminary tournaments in the five continents and the Super Final for both the men’s and women’s league, where the best eight teams of the preliminaries fight for the World League title and for the best share of the competition’s prize money.

FINA Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2020

The FINA Water Polo World League is the world’s first global league bringing together the best national water polo teams from around the world, concluding in the prestigious FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.

Established in 2002 (for men) and 2004 (for women), the competition formula comprises preliminary tournaments in the five continents and the Super Final for both the men’s and women’s league, where the best eight teams of the preliminaries fight for the World League title and for the best share of the competition’s prize money.

FINA Youth Water Polo Championships Men (18&U) 2020

The FINA Youth Water Polo Championships

FINA organises a men's and women's World Championships for young water polo players every year. From 2011 on, a new age group competition format has been launched with World Junior Championships for “Under 20’s” taking place in odd years and World Youth Championships “Under 18’s” in even years.

In 2012, the first-ever FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships (U18) for both men and women was held in Perth (AUS). The event gathers 16 to 20 teams, about 200 players, from the strongest and rising nations in the sport.

The second edition of the FINA World Men's Youth Water Polo Championships (U18) was held in Istanbul (TUR) in 2014. The women's Championships took place in Madrid (ESP) in 2014.

FINA Youth Water Polo Championships Women (18&U) 2020

The FINA Youth Water Polo Championships.

FINA organises a men's and women's World Championships for young water polo players every year. From 2011 on, a new age group competition format has been launched with World Junior Championships for “Under 20’s” taking place in odd years and World Youth Championships “Under 18’s” in even years.

In 2012, the first-ever FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships (U18) for both men and women was held in Perth (AUS). The event gathers 16 to 20 teams, about 200 players, from the strongest and rising nations in the sport.

The second edition of the FINA World Men's Youth Water Polo Championships (U18) was held in Istanbul (TUR) in 2014. The women's Championships took place in Madrid (ESP) in 2014.

FINA World Junior Diving Championships 2020

The FINA World Junior Diving Championships are held every two years, bringing together young prospects from the strongest nations in the sport to compete at world level.

The six-day competition is divided into two age groups (A and B). Group A is for divers from 16 to 18 and Group B for divers from 14 to 15 years old. There are 14 events on the programme: 1m springboard, 3m springboard and 10m platform for A and B as well as a 3m springboard synchro event mixing A and B.

First held in 1977, the event welcomes about 200 divers from 30 countries at each edition. The 20th FINA World Junior Diving Championships were organised in Penza (RUS) in 2014.

FINA Water Polo World League Super Final Women 2019

The FINA Water Polo World League is the world’s first global league bringing together the best national water polo teams from around the world, concluding in the prestigious FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.

Established in 2002 (for men) and 2004 (for women), the competition formula comprises preliminary tournaments in the five continents and the Super Final for both the men’s and women’s league, where the best eight teams of the preliminaries fight for the World League title and for the best share of the competition’s prize money.

FINA Water Polo World League Super Final Men 2019

The FINA Water Polo World League is the world’s first global league bringing together the best national water polo teams from around the world, concluding in the prestigious FINA Water Polo World League Super Final.

Established in 2002 (for men) and 2004 (for women), the competition formula comprises preliminary tournaments in the five continents and the Super Final for both the men’s and women’s league, where the best eight teams of the preliminaries fight for the World League title and for the best share of the competition’s prize money.

FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships 2019

Information coming Soon.

FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final 2019
The FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final is a FINA branded event organised in close collaboration between FINA and the Host National Federation and country. 
 
Participation will be open to the 12 finalists of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in each of the four (4) categories: solo, duet, mixed duet and teams based on their points placement and by invitation only.
 
FINA High Diving World Cup 2020

The FINA High Diving World Cup welcomes the world's best high divers in action every year in a three-day event.

Since the remarkable introduction of High Diving in the FINA World Championships programme and crowning moment of the first-ever World champions in Barcelona (ESP) in 2013, the sport has continued to grow in popularity and attractiveness. Two events are on the programme: a men's competition in five rounds competing from 27m and a women's competition in three rounds diving from 20m.

Following the successful organisation of the inaugural edition in 2014 in Kazan (RUS), followed by Cozumel (MEX) in 2015 and Abu Dhabi (UAE) in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final 2020
The FINA Artistic Swimming World Series Super Final is a FINA branded event organised in close collaboration between FINA and the Host National Federation and country. 
 
Participation will be open to the 12 finalists of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in each of the four (4) categories: solo, duet, mixed duet and teams based on their points placement and by invitation only.
FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships 2020

More information coming soon

Olympic Games Water Polo Qualification Tournament Men 2020

More information coming soon.

FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 2020

The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships gives our young open water swimmers an opportunity to compete at the highest level.

The three-day competition draws boys and girls between 14 and under the age of 19.

The first edition was organised in Welland (CAN) in August 2012. The second edition was organised in Balatonfured (HUN) in 2014.

Olympic Games Water Polo Qualification Tournament Women 2020

More information coming soon.

FINA High Diving World Cup 2019

The FINA High Diving World Cup welcomes the world's best high divers in action every year in a three-day event.

Since the remarkable introduction of High Diving in the FINA World Championships programme and crowning moment of the first-ever World champions in Barcelona (ESP) in 2013, the sport has continued to grow in popularity and attractiveness. Two events are on the programme: a men's competition in five rounds competing from 27m and a women's competition in three rounds diving from 20m.

Following the successful organisation of the inaugural edition in 2014 in Kazan (RUS), followed by Cozumel (MEX) in 2015 and Abu Dhabi (UAE) in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Bidding Deadline: June 30, 2019

FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2021

Since 2006, FINA organizes World Swimming Championships to allow young swimmers to develop through elite level competition. Every two years, about 500 swimmers aged between 14 and 18 years old (girls between 14-17, boys between 15-18) gather together to test their skills among an up-and-coming field.

Rio de Janeiro (BRA) in 2006, Monterrey (MEX) in 2008, Lima (PER) in 2011, Dubai (UAE) in 2013, Singapore (SGP) in 2015 and Indianapolis (USA) in 2017 hosted successful editions of this major event. In 2019, the international rendezvous will take place in Budapest (HUN) as host of the seventh edition of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.