FAQ – Generation Handball

FAQ

Find answers to frequently asked questions here. Please e-mail us at info@generation-handball.com, if you do not find your answer here.

REGISTRATION

When is Generation Handball?
The festival is always held in week 31. In 2018, the festival is from 30 July to 4 August. The festival begins on Monday 30 July, and the matches begin on Tuesday 31 July around 8 AM. The finals are played on Saturday 4 August, and the last matches will be finished around 4-5 PM.

How and when do we register?
You register on the sign up page. The deadline for both registration and the last payment for all players’ accommodation is 1 June 2018.

Visa application for Denmark
Generation Handball is pre-approved for digital invitation to foreign teams, which makes the visa process easier. We need the following information about the players of your foreign team that needs a Danish visa: Full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, and e-mail address.

TRANSPORTATION

How do we get to Generation Handball in Viborg, Denmark?
Generation Handball is in Viborg, Denmark. The closest airports are Billund (90 km.), Aalborg (90 km.), and Karup (28 km.). We can help you arrange buses from either ferries (Hirtshals (147 km.) and Frederikshavn (143 km.)) or from any airport in the country including Copenhagen (330 km.) or Hamburg in Germany (360 km.). Please see the extra services page for more information about prices.

Transportation during the festival
Almost everything is within walking distance. Two accommodation sites are 2 kilometers away from the festival site, and they have shuttle buses running from early morning to midnight every 30 minutes. There is no need to arrange your own transportation during the festival.


ACCOMMODATION

What kind of accommodation can we get?
We have different packages either with or without extra services (airbed, duvet, pillow, and bedlinen). You can find the prices on the sign up page.

Early arrival or later departure
You can arrive either on 28, 29, or 30 July and leave on either 4, 5, or 6 August. This allows especially foreign handball clubs to get better airplane tickets. The price of extra nights can be found on the sign up page.

When will we know where we are going to stay?
When you check in at the information desk you will receive information about your accommodation.

Family
We recommend family members to find accommodation either at hotels, bed & breakfasts, hostels, or camping sites in or near the city of Viborg.

Deposit
After successful check-out, your deposit will be refunded if your accommodation site is still in good shape.

Laundry
There are washing machines at the festival site. One wash costs 4 EUR (see the extra services page).


MEALS

What meals do we get?
Teams that choose accommodation through Generation Handball get three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). The menu will be available on the meals’ page during July.

Where are the meals served?
All meals are served at the festival site.

Can we buy extra meals?
Extra meal tickets e.g. for parents or siblings can be bought at the information desk at least one day in advance. The price per meal ticket is 7 EUR.
If your team buys extra nights, all three meals during that day is included in the price of the extra night.


THE TOURNAMENT

Rules of the tournament
Please, read the page with the rules of the tournament for information about the rules. This page also contains information about ball sizes, classes etc.

Match schedule
The match schedule will be online some time during July and can be found online on our website and through our app.

Beach handball
All teams can register for the beach handball tournament for free. The match schedule for the beach handball tournament will be ready at least one day in advance.

Outdoor shoes
U-10, U-12, and U-14 who play outdoor matches are allowed to use football boots.

Indoor training
Your team can book indoor court time either before or after the festival, if you arrive or leave earlier or later than the festival itself. The price per hour is 15 EUR (see the extra services page).

Festival T-shirts
Buy special Generation Handball festival T-shirts for your team. You can even get your name and player number printed on your shirt. Read more on the merchandise page.