International amateur hockey tournament Riga Cup 2016
Greetings, ice hockey friends!
Already for the 5th year together with you, the participants, we had a great Riga Cup hockey tournament. Thank you all! You were as good on the hockey rink as you were outside the rink. We apologise for the delay in posting the results and images. They are now available on our website.
Next year Riga Cup society will be organising 3 different ice hockey tournaments:
1. Riga Lady Cup, 13-14.05.2016 - women's ice hockey team tournament (8-12 teams)
2. Riga Cup, 19-21.05.2016 - men's amateur tournament (20 teams)
3. Riga Veterans Cup, 26-28.05.2016 - men's amateur tournament (12-16 teams with age restriction 35 years and older)
We are starting to invite teams for those tournaments, but first we want to invite our friends who have taken part before!
Registration open until 1st December 2015! If you want to reserve a place for your team ,just let me know and I will add your team to the list!
Rules for the men’s tournaments:
1. Length of one game is 3x12 minutes
2. Phisical force is not used during the games
3. All players must be 18 years or older
4. Professional ice hockey players as well as retired professional players who have stopped playing professionally less than 2 years prior to the tournament are not allowed to participate
5. Players of Riga Veteran Cup tournament must be 35 years and older
During the 3 years 50 teams from 10 different countries have participated in the Riga Cup tournament. This is the largest amount of participants amongst all other amateur ice hockey tournaments in the Europe.
Every year we, the team behind Riga Cup, are thinking of new ways to improve the tournament. We are in touch with the participants, listen to their suggestions and desires. It is therefore we can be sure to say that the Riga Cup tournaments are created by you - the participants.
Photos and videos from the previous year are available on our website www.rigacup.eu
We are looking forward to hearing your suggestions - firstname.lastname@example.org
BRING YOUR GAME !!!
Riga Cup 2013 from miks on Vimeo.