The 2021 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship will see six of the best club teams in the world competing for the title of Club World Champion.
The Preliminary Round format features:
- Six teams
- Two pools of three teams each
- Three competition days
- Two matches per team
- Six matches in total in the Preliminary Round
- The top two teams of each pool as per the Teams Ranking System at the end of the Preliminary Round advance to the semifinals.
The format of the semifinals will be as follows:
The first ranked team in Pool A will play a semifinal match against the second ranked team of Pool B, and the first ranked team of Pool B will play a semifinal match against the second ranked team of Pool A.
The winners of the semifinals will play for the Club World Championship title, while the runners-up will play for third place in the competition.