UPDATE! Due to the situation with COVID-19, the tournament is postponed for a future date!
We are excited to announce that Beskidzka Liga Biznesu and the Polish city of Bielsko-Biała will host our next European championship EFBLU European Cup 4 on 5th-6th September 2020!
This time, the tournament will be for 5-a-side (4+1) teams which will compete on the outdoor natural grass pitches of Centrum Sportu Rekord, which also offers accommodation for the teams. In case of a heavy rain, it is possible to use the outdoor artificial grass pitches of the same sports centre.
The size of the pitches and the goals are 40m x 20m and 3m x 2m, respectively.
The tournament participation fee is 500 EUR net per team and includes the following:
- 2 football pitches for the official games and 1 pitch for warming up
- Cups, medals and dyploms
- Referees licensed by the Polish Football Federation
- Technical staff
- Ambulance and a doctor
- Photo coverage
- Video coverage
- Draw ceremony
- Award ceremony
- Official meeting of the team captains
- Lunch (Polish soup “Żurek”) on Saturday
- Lunch (Polish sausage) on Sunday
- Official dinner on Saturday with grilled food, beer and live Polish folk music.
The official draw of EFBLU European Cup 4 will take place in Centrum Sportu Rekord at 18:00 local time on Friday, 4th September, and the games will kick off at 10:00 on Saturday. We are planning to finish the tournament around 17:00 on Sunday.
The duration of the games will be 30 minutes (2 halves x 15 minutes) and the format of the tournament will be determined after we confirm the exact number of the participating teams.
Centrum Sportu Rekord's hotel is also the recommended accommodation option by the local organizers Beskidzka Liga Biznesu. The price for a 2-night stay there from Friday till Sunday is 60 EUR per person with included 2 breakfasts and a dinner on Friday. The cost of a 3-night stay at Centrum Sportu Rekord from Friday till Monday is 90 EUR per person with included 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners on Friday and Sunday.
The hotel at Centrum Sportu Rekord has a limited number of places and the local organizers can help the teams to find another accommodation options.
We recommend the interested teams to confirm their participation as soon as possible.
Together with the application, teams should send their squad list with player numbers and an official confirmation from the HR department of their company that all listed players are employees of the company. Each team, however, can register 1 player who is not an employee of the company. In case the non-employee is/was a professional football/futsal player, he should be at least 35-years-old.
Players from 2 companies can form one team.
Please, also attach a team photo in high resolution and a short description of the history and achievements of your team.
Applications should be send by e-mail to both:
EFBLU President Pawel Dimow - firstname.lastname@example.org
Beskidzka Liga Biznesu manager Tomasz Mikołajko - email@example.com
For more information about EFBLU European Cup 4, please download the official PDF presentation of the tournament here.
We also invite you to visit the website of Bielsko-Biała's Tourist Information Centre to learn more about the city and the attractions it offers.
See you in Bielsko-Biała :)