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UCO to host 2010 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

The University of Central Oklahoma will host the 2010 Sitting Volleyball World Championships, July 10-18, with 36 men and women's national teams from 26 countries competing.
BY RYAN WILSON Published: July 1, 2010

The U.S. Men and Women's Sitting Volleyball Teams both train at UCO, which is an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site in volleyball and archery. The university also currently hosts 12 resident Paralympic athletes in the sports of sitting volleyball, archery, and track and field.

Tickets will be available for purchase on the days of the event at the Hamilton Field House ticket window. For ticket information, go to Volunteers are also needed each day of the event.

For more information about UCO's Paralympic events, or to volunteer, call Leigha Joiner, event specialist for the UCO Wellness Center, at 974-3160 or e-mail

Ryan Wilson is a marketing and public relations assistant at UCO's Wellness Center.