The draw was conducted on Tuesday in Belgrade:
The format will be four teams per group with four teams. The top team in each group will make it directly to the quarterfinals while the last place team will be eliminated. Latvia will hosts Groups A and B while Serbia will host Groups C and D as well as the knockout round. Both hosts got to pick a team for the other group at their location and Latvia picked Sweden and Serbia picked Slovenia. Olympic qualification will heat up next summer as these continental championships will be critical.