International amateur hockey tournament Riga Cup 2017
Greetings, ice hockey friends!
We want to thank you all for taking part and making the 2017 season so memorable, we had 4 great Riga Cup hockey tournaments;
Riga Winter Cup - 4 Teams
Riga Spring Cup - 4 Teams
Riga Cup Classic - 20 Teams
Riga Challenge Cup - 8 Teams
This year we had a record number of teams, representing 13 different countires. You were as good on the hockey rink as you were outside the rink and we cant wait to see you all again next year.
Next year Riga Cup society will be organising 5 different ice hockey tournaments including a new 'Elite' tournament
1. Riga Winter Cup - Men's amateur tournament (8 Teams) // 22-24th February 2018
2. Riga Spring Cup - Men's amateur tournament (8 Teams) // 26-28th April 2018
3. Riga Cup Elite - Men's elite tournament (8 Teams) // 3-5th May 2018
4. Riga Cup Classic - Men's amateur tournament (20 teams) // 24-26th May 2018
5. Riga Challenge Cup - Men's amateur tournament (20 teams) // 31st May - 02nd June 2018
We are starting to invite teams for those tournaments, but first we want to invite our friends who have taken part before using our 'Early Bird' offer.
Registration open until 1st December 2017! If you want to reserve a place for your team, just let us know and we 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. The Elite cup will have the same rules with the exception of rule 4, there will be no limit to the number of active professional / high level / ex-professional players that play.
6. The minimum number of participants in a group is 14, this can include visitors and supporters. All teams will stay at our Riga Cup Hotels, for more info or questions you can contact us.
During 7 years, 85 teams from 15 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 - email@example.com
BRING YOUR GAME !!!
Hai. Here we have some new video from this year's Riga Cup. Enjoy it!