Turkish Volleyball Federation
The Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) (in Turkish: Türkiye Voleybol Federasyonu) is the governing body of volleyball and beach volleyball in Turkey. Formed in 1958, it is based in Ankara. The TVF is a member of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV). Federation's president is Mehmet Akif Ustundag since November 21, 2016.
|President||Mehmet Akif Ustundag (2016-present)|
The federation organizes three volleyball leagues and one Turkey cup for men's and women's teams each.
- Men’s leagues
- Acıbadem Men's Volleyball League (12 teams)
- Men's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
- Men's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
- Junior Men's Volleyball League
- Men’s cups
- Women’s leagues
- Acıbadem Women's Volleyball League (12 teams)
- Women's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
- Women's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
- Junior Women's Volleyball League
- Women’s cups
- National teams
- Girls' Youth European Volleyball Championship - Hosted: (2011)
- (2010-11 Vakıfbank, 2011-12 Fenerbahçe, 2012-13 Vakıfbank, 2014-15 Eczacıbaşı)
- (1979-80 Eczacıbaşı, 1997-98 Vakıfbank, 1998-99 Vakıfbank, 2009-10 Fenerbahçe, 2013-14 Vakıfbank)
- (1999-20 Eczacıbaşı, 2010-11 Fenerbahçe, 2014-15 Vakıfbank)
- (1998-99 Eczacıbaşı, 2003-04 Vakıfbank, 2013-14 Fenerbahçe)
- (2011-12 Galatasaray, 2012-13 Fenerbahçe, 2015-16 Galatasaray)
- (2007-08 Vakıfbank, 2014-15 Bursa BBSK)
- (1992-93 Eczacıbaşı, 1995-96 Emlakbank, 2013-2014 Beşiktaş, 2015-16 Trabzon İdmanocağı)
- Değer Eraybar Tournament:* Top Volley Tournament
The federation forms the men's and women's national teams, which take part at international events.
- Men's Beach Volleyball League (8 teams)
- Women's Beach Volleyball League (5 teams)
In 2009, it established TVF Fine Arts and Sports High School (Turkish: TVF Güzel Sanatlar ve Spor Lisesi) in Ankara, dedicated to raise talented youth to sportspeople particularly in volleyball.
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- Turkish Volleyball Federation official website(in Turkish)