A total of 16 teams from 12 different countries will participate in the IKF Open European Beach Korfball Championship 2017 on 19 and 20 August in The Hague, The Netherlands. The last of these teams needs final confirmation and will be communicated later.
A and B classified countries were permitted to subscribe two teams for the tournament. The draw for the tournament is shown below.
|Pool A||Pool B||Pool C||Pool D|
|The Netherlands 1||Belgium 2||Poland||Wales|
|Czech Republic 1||Hungary||Portugal|
|Serbia||France||Czech Republic 2||Belgium 1|
|Suriname||The Netherlands 2||Chinese Taipei||Germany|
The teams will compete in 4 groups of 4 teams each. After the group phase the tournament will continue in a knock out format. The two highest ranked teams of every group will qualify to play the quarter finals and thereby will compete for the first 8 places. The two lowest ranked teams of the group will continue playing for the places 9 to 16.
Location of the tournament will be The Hague Beach Stadium. The winner of the tournament can call itself the first ever winner of an official IKF beach korfball tournament.