Roi Et, Thailand will host the 2020 FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships as the competition returns to this country for the second time, after Pattaya hosted the second edition in 2003.
Roi Et is a city of 35,000 located in northeast Thailand, with a long and signifcant history. It is surrounded by extensive stretches of an ancient moat and according to legend once boasted 11 city gates.
Bung Phlan Chai Lake sits at the heart of Roi Et and includes an island that features the town's best attractions within a public park.
Roi Et hosts numerous festivals and the area is famous for high-quality Thai jasmine rice planting and also known for traditional textiles and wickerwork.