The South Zone Inter-University Volleyball Championship will be held from January 22 to 26 on the Kuvempu University campus near here.

Physical Instruction Director of the university S.M. Prakash told presspersons here on Thursday that this was the first time that the Kuvempu University would host this event.

He said that 750 players from 63 universities in South India, 200 coaches, sports officials, and commentators would participate in the sports event. He said that 32 teams in Pool ‘B' and ‘C' and two league stage matches would be held at the university stadium. He said that 31 teams of the Pool ‘A' and ‘B' and four league- level matches would be held at the Nehru Stadium in Shimoga.