What are the dates for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
The dates for the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup have been set as 26 June to 17 July 2011. The opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on 26 June 2011 at 6pm in Berlin is the meeting between the home team and the Canadians.

What are the venues for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
Alongside 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Host Cities Berlin and Frankfurt, the venues are Augsburg, Bochum, Dresden, Leverkusen, Monchengladbach, Sinsheim and Wolfsburg.

What is the official slogan of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
THE BEAUTIFUL SIDE OF 20ELEVEN! is the official slogan for the first FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany (26 June - 17 July 2011). The slogan, conceived jointly by FIFA and the Organising Committee, was unveiled on Wednesday 22 April 2009.

What is the name of the mascot for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011?
A cat, Karla Kick, is the mascot for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011. The typically curious Karla Kick was unveiled on July 13, 2010, at the opening match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

When will you launch the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Volunteer programme?
The application process for the volunteer movement was launched on 29 October 2009 through the official website FIFA.com/Germany2011. A total of 4,000 volunteers, with approximately 400 in each one of the venues, will be required.

When can I buy tickets for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
Individual match tickets for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 were released for sale on 15 September, 2010, including the opening match at the Berlin Olympic stadium and the final in Frankfurt. Tickets can be purchased through the website FIFA.com/germany2011. A total of 700,000 tickets are available for the 32-match tournament, to be staged in Augsburg, Bochum, Dresden, Frankfurt, Leverkusen, Monchengladbach, Sinsheim and Wolfsburg. 250,000 tickets were already sold through the “Venue Specific Tickets” launched in October 2009. Concessionary Category Four tickets for kids and youths are priced from €10. The most expensive main stand tickets for the final at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Arena Frankfurt cost €200. Apart from the official online ticketing portal at www.fifa.com/germany2011, tickets may also be ordered via the telephone hotline on +49 1805 / 06 2011 (0.14 €cent per minute from German fixed line phones, mobile phone charges may vary). All prices include applicable VAT, a sales and processing fee and free use of local public transport on the day of the match.

Will there be tickets for wheelchair users?
Yes, there will definitely be tickets for wheelchair users. Detailed information will be published on our website as soon as it becomes available.

Where can I order tickets for the FIFA Women's World Cup?
You can order tickets from the official FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 website, FIFA.com/2011, from 29 October.

How many teams will contest the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 in Germany will feature a starting field of 16. Germany qualify automatically as hosts.

The 16 starting places at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011™ are distributed among the FIFA confederations as follows:

AFC: Australia, Japan, Korea DPR
CAF: Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
CONCACAF: Canada, Mexico, USA
CONMEBOL: Brazil, Colombia
OFC: New Zealand
UEFA: England, France, Norway, Sweden
Host nation: Germany

When was the Final Draw?
The Final Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ took place on 29 November 2010 in Frankfurt.

Who are the ambassadors for the FIFA Women's world Cup?
The FIFA Women's World Cup™ will be represented by ambassadors from various different spheres on a regional, national and international level. They will support OC President Steffi Jones in her work and provide the tournament with a publicly recognisable face.

International ambassador
• Mia Hamm

First Ladies (The magnificent eleven):
Renan Demirkan, Ulrike Folkerts, Dr Maria Furtwangler, Dunja Hayali, Britta Heidemann, Monica Lierhaus, Nena, Magdalena Neuner, Shary Reeves, Franziska van Almsick, Beatrice Weder di Mauro.

National ambassadors:
Britta Carlson, Renate Lingor, Sandra Minnert, Silke Rottenberg, Manuela Schmermund.

City ambassadors:

• Augsburg: Karl-Heinz Riedle & Magdalena Neuner

• Bochum: Shary Reeves & Dariusz Wosz

• Dresden: Stephanie Stumph & Matthias Sammer

• Frankfurt: Sandra Smisek & Karl-Heinz "Charly" Körbel

• Leverkusen: Britta Heidemann & Bernd Schneider

• Mönchengladbach: Dunja Hayali & Rainer Bonhof

• Sinsheim: Franziska van Almisick & Hans-Dieter Flick

• Wolfsburg: Britta Carlson & Roy Präger

When was the first FIFA Women's World Cup?
The People's Republic of China staged the first tournament in 1991, attracting huge and passionate crowds. Twelve nations battled for the trophy, and the competition was regarded as a great success. The FIFA Women's World Cup has taken place every four years since then. For more information about previous FIFA Women's World Cup finals, please go to "Previous tournaments".

Which nations have been most successful?
Germany (2003 and 2007) and USA (1991 and 1999) are jointly most successful with two FIFA Women's World Cup victories each.

How many girls and women play football in Germany?
There are more than one million girls and women playing at clubs affiliated to the German FA.

Where can I buy FIFA Women's World Cup merchandise?
Information regarding official FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 merchandise will be published on the website shortly.

Where do I find videos showing women's football?
You'll find a wealth of video material covering the women's game in the video area at FIFA.com.

Can we apply to be Escort Kids at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011?
Yes, the current plan envisages girls' teams acting as Escort Kids during the tournament. We will publish further information in good time.