Göteborg Basketball Festival is one of Europe’s largest youth tournaments in basketball. The tournament started in 1979 and is always held during Ascension weekend.
The tournament is organized by Högsbo Basket with the help of other basketball clubs in the Gothenburg area.
Welcome to Gothenburg!
FACTS Date: 25th - 28th May 2017 Number of teams: around 500 Age: 11-20 years and senior 20+ Wheelchair Team: 6 Participants: between 4 000 - 4 500 Nations: around 9 Game courts: 25 Games: 1050 Referees: 120 Schools: 11 (accommodation in the classroom)
THE TOURNAMENT – GAMES Group games: Thursday - Friday Playoff games/ finals: Saturday - Sunday Finals are played in Idrotts Högskolan and Valhalla. B-finals will be played at Gothia Arena.
REFEREES Approximately 140 judges from 14 different countries. For further information please contact Head of referee; Laszlo Csiszér, +46 703 201 074
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL For further information please contact Olympic participant in wheelchair basketball Tommy Olsson, 070 51 53 518
MEALS Swedish Taste is our caterer and they provide good and healthy diet for the participants. For further information, please contact Magnus Lindstrom 031-13 27 80, owner of Swedish Taste, Chef of the Year and two-time Olympic gold medalist in gastronomy.
CONTACT Carina Peleg - Festival General 070 96 33 513 Johanna Fredrikson - Festival Manager 070 752 16 24