International Winter World Cup

International Winter World Cup
The first world cup football 11 a side for government employees


Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the official organisation of the first, 11-on-11 football world championship exclusively for government personnel, it is our great pleasure to invite your department/team to the International Winter World Cup in the Netherlands 2018. The intention of the organisation is to turn this into a large, recurring, annual event, which will become common knowledge to government personnel across the whole world.

When is it:  Friday 11 January to Monday 14 January 2019.
Programme ends on Monday 14 January.

Where is it: Groene Huevels bungalow resort located in the Dutch province of Gelderland close to Nijmegen and Arnhem.

What is it: An 11-on-11 football tournament for government personnel

The football teams from the Netherlands and abroad will compete for the championship cup in three various categories. The teams play 11 on 11 in these categories:
Men’s Tournament
Women’s Tournament
Men’s Tournament (35+)

Who can participate: police officers, firefighters, customs officers, military personnel, personnel from the Ministries of Domestic and Foreign Affairs, provincial and municipal officials, and the personnel from various ministries.

Who else is welcome: Family, friends, sponsors, and supporters are also very welcome to come watch and support their team. Whoever wants their family, partners, or friends to participate will benefit from the same prices as the football players.

- Games will be played on artificial grass.

- During the tournament, KNVB rules will apply and the games will be judged by KNVB referees. The tournament will be played over a period of three days. Your team will play in the group phase on Friday or Saturday. The knock-out rounds and finales will take place on Sunday.

- The tournament will be played on the fields of various football associations in the nearby area of the Groene Huevels bungalow resort.

- In this tournament, your team will play against some of the most competitive football teams of government officials from different countries.

Not interested in playing football?
If you want to spend a fun long weekend away with your team (without the football), then is also possible. You will stay in one of the many lovely bungalows at the resort and you will not pay a registration fee for the tournament.

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