From Friday 3 April till Sunday 5 April 2015 the 20th U19 Korfball World Cup is played in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Thirteen teams will be in competition in 2015. The participants travel to the Netherlands from 4 of the 5 IKF Continental Confederations.
The venues are sport centre Kalverdijkje and the Cammingha sports hall (close to each other). The U19 KWC is patronised by the International Korfball Federation (IKF); the KNKV is the organiser.
In 2015 New Zealand participates for the first time in this youth event.
The opening ceremony is scheduled Thursday 2 April in sport centre Kalverdijkje in Leeuwarden..
The U19 KWC started in 1996. Over the years the event is grown and is a fixed event in the international korfball calendar now.
The pools for the jubilee 20th U19 KWC are:
Pool A: Netherlands, England, Chinese Taipei, Catalonia, Romania, New Zealand and Brazil
Pool B: Belgium, Germany, Portugal, Czech Republic, Hungary, China and RTC U19 North*.
* The regional U19 team (RTC) is playing out of competition.
The draw is based on the IKF Ranking.