Vitality Netball World Cup
Sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball's ultimate prize; the Vitality Netball World cUP.
In July 2019, sixteen teams from across the world will compete in Liverpool for netball’s ultimate prize. The teams have been selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments to compete for the acclaimed title.
As the host nation of the event, England have automatically qualified for the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams; Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa, and Malawi. These six teams will be joined in Liverpool by Northern Ireland, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Sri Lanka and Singapore, all of whom have qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events in 2018.
There will be 60 matches played in Liverpool throughout the 10-day tournament and here at Culture Liverpool we are looking forward to working with the team to produce the official opening and closing ceremonies!
Located in Chavasse Park within Liverpool ONE, as part of their Summer of Sport, netball fans from around the world will have the exciting opportunity to visit the park throughout the 10 days of the tournament.
With a view over Liverpool’s skyline and the UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront, entry to the park will be FREE. Matches are set to be screened live on a giant screen, complemented by a programme of music, street theatre, entertainment and netball activities. There will also be a series of talks and Q&As featuring inspirational women, along with appearances from elite, international netball players. Visitors to the park will have the opportunity to meet the tournament’s iconic mascot, Jude the Liver Bird.
Fan park opening hours will be in line with daily match times.
- Reserve a table at any one of the Liverpool ONE restaurants ahead of your visit.
- Pre-book your parking in Liverpool ONE to gain 40% off.
Tickets for netball’s premier international sporting tournament are selling fast, with over 89,000 spectators confirmed so far. Head here for more information: https://www.nwc2019.co.uk/tickets/
The full competition schedule can be viewed at http://www.nwc2019.co.uk/schedule/
Event Date: Friday 12th July – Sunday 21st July 2019
Location: M&S Bank Arena, Monarchs Quay, Liverpool, UK