Nordic Invitational Cup - Esbjerg, Denmark
The Nordic Invitational Cup is our newest tournament taking place in Esbjerg, on the west coast of Denmark.
A very strong elite tournament for all age categories between U11 and U17, it will see the participation of a total of 96 teams. To be considered for participation, clubs must be in the top-10 in their respective countries.
July 25th will be arrival day for all referees, with no matches being played. The tournament will be played 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th with departure day either the 29th at night or the 30th.
All games will be played in two sports complexes in the city of Esbjerg, the Veldtofte Idrætspark (18 fields) and the Esbjerg Idrætspark (10 fields).
By attending this tournament, included in the participation fee, you’ll receive:
– Accommodation for the entire tournament in Residence-style lodging;
– Full board for the entire duration of the tournament (from dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the last day)
– Transport to and from games
Referees will referee around 4 or 5 games per day, with shortened halves. Every referee will also get one free day to visit the city.
Referees must be at least 16 years of age to attend this tournament.
Arrival and departure dates: 25/07/2023 – 29/07/2023
All referees will be accommodated in a local residence/hostel in the city of Esbjerg. Referees may need to share with one or more other referees.
All referees will be accommodated at either Veldtofte Idrætspark or UC Syd. All rooms are provided with full equipment for sleeping.
Esbjerg, the fifth largest town in Denmark, presides over the west coast of Jutland, the country’s mainland peninsula, opposite the northern tip of Fanø Island. Denmark’s most important North Sea harbor and largest fishing port, Esbjerg is also the base for the country’s significant oil and gas exploration in the North Sea.
It’s Denmark’s most important North Sea harbor and largest fishing port in addition to being the base for Denmark’s significant oil and gas exploration in the North Sea.
The huge sculpture Man Meets The Sea proudly marks the fact that this is Denmark’s trading gateway to the west. Although Esbjerg is primarily an industrial port, there are plenty of attractions in the city and surroundings to make a visit worthwhile. Take time to explore some unique architecture, impressive museums, and excellent coastal amenities.
Top attractions are Wadden Sea National Park, the Ribe Viking Museum and the Man Meets the Sea statues and Fisheries & Maritime Museum.
Esbjerg is located on the west coast of Denmark. It can easily be reached by train and/or bus from many locations both in Scandinavia and Europe.
The closest airport to Esbjerg is Billund International Airport, only an hour away. Copenhagen is another option, but it lies about three hours by train from the tournament location.
Apply for the Nordic Invitational Cup
Date(s) – 25/07/2023 – 29/07/2023
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