Host City: Ljubljana
Ljubiljana is Slovenia’s capital and largest city with 272,000 residents calling it home. A site was founded near the modern city by the Romans who called it Emona. It grew and flourished under the Austrian Habsburg Empire until the end of World War One where it became part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. It continued as part of Yugoslavia after World War II until it was made capital of Slovenia upon gaining independence in 1991.
Calcit Ljubiljana is the leading women’s team in the city and in 2016 they won the Slovenia League and were runners-up in the Slovenian Cup final.