Past Editions

Barcelona - Reus - Tarragona

"Did you know? HaBaWaBa Spain was born in Barcelona during the 2018 European Championships"

The first edition of the HaBaWaBa Spain was held in the summer of 2018 in Barcelona. In 2019 the organization moved to the province of Tarragona, in Reus, to celebrate the second edition.

Tarragona 2022

4th edition

In the fourth edition of the HaBaWaBa Spain, we finally got rid of the pandemic. The festival once again featured international teams (Malta and France) and teams from up to six Spanish regions. Whether in or out of the water, the participants had an experience they will never forget.

Check out the reels with the best moments here >>

35 teams

11 10U teams and 24 12U teams had a blast at the festival. 430 participants in total!

136 games

Four fields of play and three days of great water polo.

800 attendees

Roughly 800 people cheered the young water polo players from the stands.

Tarragona 2021

3rd edition

The HaBaWaBa of hope. After months without training or going out on the streets due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Festival returned in the summer of 2021 with a brand new venue, the incredible Sylvia Fontana Olympic pool.

The recap video, on our Instagram >>

22 teams

A total of 21 teams from Spain (5 regions) and one from Greece.

+100 games

Four fields of play and three exciting days of competition.

280 participants

Between coaches and players. And the stands full of fans supporting the young players.

Reus 2019

2nd edition

An unforgettable second edition in Reus (Tarragona), where participants were able to compete at the Club Natació Reus Ploms outdoor Olympic pool and enjoy a full day in one of the best theme parks in the world, PortAventura World.

30 teams

More than 400 participants from a total of 8 different countries and U10/U12 age groups.

+100 games

Four fields of play and more than 100 games in three days.

+700 attendees

Were present in the CN Reus Ploms stands.

Barcelona 2018

1st edition

An iconic first edition in the framework of the 2018 European Water Polo Championships in Barcelona. The participants were able to play in an Olympic facility such as the Montjuic Municipal swimming pool (on the photo above) and enjoy the best players and teams in Europe live from the Bernat Picornell swimming pools.

44 teams

A total of 540 players of the U10/U12 age groups and teams from 9 countries.

203 games

Five fields of play and the collaboration of 26 referees and 28 volunteers made it possible.

1000 attendees

Dropped by the 2018 HaBaWaBa Spain.