Tournament Information

1. Age groups


Class U12 - boys born in 2007 – 2008

Class U14 - boys born in 2005 – 2006

Class U17 - boys born in 2002 – 2004


Class U12 - girls born in 2007 – 2008

Class U14 - girls born in 2005 – 2006

Class U16 - girls born in 2003 – 2004

2. Playing courts & match details

Playing courts:

All matches will be indoor on wood or plastic coated courts.

Court Sizes:

In each age group: 20 meters x 40 meters (3x2m goal size)

Playing periods:

Playing periods are the same in group contests and playoffs. In the playoff phase and finals (direct elimination), there is no extra time. In case of a draw, penalty throws (5 throws for each team, if still no decision, 1 throw for each team until decision) - according to IHF rules - will decide the result of the match.

Playing Periods:

In U12-U17: 2x20 mins (10 mins break)

Number of players:

One team may register an unlimited number of players in the tournament. Any of the registered players may enter a match, though no team may use more than 17 players in a single match.

3. Intersport Youth Handball Festival program

10 MAY, 2019

Registration  deadline, so after this date we will not be able to accept qualifying requests due to the safety requirements of the festival. This is the deadline for paying the registration fee (bank transfer).

The registration fee is 20% of the accommodation price. The registration fee will be part of the accommodation expenses.

30 May, 2019

Full payment for the accommodation and meals (the previously calculated and mutually accepted fee for each team individually), and payment for the bus transfers arranged on request (bank transfer).

4 July, 2019

Arrival day for the participating teams, until 22:00 (10 PM).

Teams’ registration

5 July 2019

1st match day (group phase) All teams are divided to groups in one age group.
Evening: opening ceremony

6 July 2019

2nd match day (group phase)

7 July 2019

3rd match day (group phase)

8 July 2019

Play off phase. All teams play also this day at least one match.

9 July 2019

Semi finals and finals.
Evening: closing party

10 July 2019

Departure day

4. Registration and payment deadline

Register your team for the INTERSPORT Youth Handball Festival by filling in the registration form  or sending an e-mail.

The registration fee is 20% of the accommodation price. The registration fee will be part of the accommodation expenses.

Registration deadline is 10 May, 2019
Final payment deadline is 30 May, 2019

Contact information:

Intersport Youth Handball Festival


Postal address:
INTERSPORT Youth Handball Festival Organizing Office
1138 Budapest, Váci út 91A.
Hungary, Europe

Opening hours: Monday to Friday; 10:00-18:00
Tel: +36-20-285-8020  (English and German)
Tel: +36-20-315-0922  (Russian)

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INTERSPORT Youth Handball Festival - 2019

We are pleased to inform you that we organizing INTERSPORT Youth Handball Festival from 4-10 July, 2019. INTERSPORT Youth Handball Festival is one of the greatest European youth handball cup. The event is going to be held in Hungary in the surrounding areas of Europe's biggest fresh-water lake Balaton, in the city of Kaposvar. As many European youth handball tournaments, this European youth handball cup is a really great opportunity for young players to show their talents and skills, and also have a great time in Hungary. Hungary is one of the most beautiful countries in Central Europe with gorgeous landscapes and historical sights. Our European youth handball cup has grown to be one of the best world youth handball tournaments. This large-scaled sports event is being organized for youth teams from about 10-20 countries of the world. Many of the teams take part in our event as a part of their international youth handball tour. Our international youth handball cup offers maximum joy, fun, and great games for all participants of this international youth handball tournament. Welcomed handball teams of boys U12, U14, U17 and girls: U12, U14, U16 age groups.

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