Turkish Volleyball Federation
|Affiliation||International Volleyball Federation (FIVB)|
|President||Mehmet Akif Ustundag (2016-present)|
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.
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
- Teledünya Men's Volleyball Cup
- Men's Super Cup
- 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
- Teledünya Women's Volleyball Cup
- Women's Super Cup
- National teams
- Men's European Volleyball Championship - Hosted: (1967, 2009)
- Men's European Volleyball League - Hosted: (2006, 2008, 2012, 2013)
- Men's Junior European Volleyball Championship - Hosted: (1994)
- Boys' Youth
- 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 national volleyball team
- Women's national volleyball team
- Women's junior national volleyball team
- Girls' youth national volleyball team
- 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)