The FIVB Brazil Grand Slam is the last of ten double gender Grand Slam events on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball international calendar. The FIVB returns to Brazil for the 27th consecutive year with Rio de Janeiro hosting the first men’s event in Brazil in 1987 and the first women’s event in 1993. The home of international pro beach volleyball, Brazil has staged a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event every year since the start of the international circuit for men in 1987 and women in 1992. The 2013 tournament in Brazil was the first FIVB World Tour event held in São Paulo.