Where: Spain (6 cities, Madrid is the Championship game site)
When: August 30 - September 14
Competing: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Iran, Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United States
More: This is the 1st iteration of the event as a 'World Cup', whereas previously it was called a World Championship. The champion also earning 2016 Olympic qualification.
Fun Fact: The next World Cup will be in 2019, five years later - so as to start a new every-4-year-cycle that does not coincide with football's World Cup.