|Host nation Brazil|
Champions Brazil (1st title)
|Dates 6–13 October|
Venues 1 (in 1 host city)
|MVP Ricardo Lucarelli Souza|
The 2013 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship was held in Uberlândia, Brazil from 6 to 13 October 2013. This was the first edition of the tournament.
Twenty-one point rule
For this tournament, the first four sets were played over 21 points.
The 2013 FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship will feature two countries per confederation plus the host Brazil and the highest country in the world rankings not already selected by their confederation, in this case Russia.
Teams were seeded following the Serpentine system according to their FIVB World Ranking as of 22 July 2013. FIVB reserved the right to seed the hosts as head of Pool A regardless of the World Ranking. Rankings are shown in brackets except Hosts who ranked 1st.
Pool standing procedure
- Match points
- Number of matches won
- Sets ratio
- Points ratio
- Result of the last match between the tied teams
Match won 3–0 or 3–1: 3 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser
Match won 3–2: 2 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser