CHALLENGE CUP TOURNAMENTS

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH HANDBALL CUP

THE TOURNAMENT
In 2020 around 200 teams from all over the world will compete during the Challenge Cup Tournaments in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal. Teams will have time to enjoy the beach and go sightseeing in the city, and many activities off the field at the recreation area, and a free entrance to Slide & Splash (the most popular water park in the Algarve).

FUTURE
With the Challenge Cup being a multisport event, in 2020 we will take place Football and Handball, together with a category of Futsal, and in 2021 Basketball will be incorporated, making this event the largest multisport tournament in Portugal.

CHALLENGE CUP TOURNAMENTS

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH HANDBALL CUP

THE TOURNAMENT
In 2020 around 200 teams from all over the world will compete during the Challenge Cup Tournaments in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal. Teams will have time to enjoy the beach and go sightseeing in the city, and many activities off the field at the recreation area, and a free entrance to Slide & Splash (the most popular water park in the Algarve).

DATES

From Tuesday 23th (arrival day)

to Sunday 28th June 2020

LOCATION

Algarve, Portugal

Regions of Portimão, Albufeira and Lagoa

AGE CATEGORIES

Boys:
B11/12 - Born in 2007/2008
B13/14 - Born in 2005/2006
B15/16 - Born in 2003/2004

Girls:
G10/11 - Born in 2008/2009
G12/13 - Born in 2006/2007
G14/15 - Born in 2004/2005

2020

PROGRAM

1st Day | 23 June Tuesday

Day of arrivals
Accreditation for all teams
Check-in at your accommodation

1st Day | 23 June Tuesday

Day of arrivals
Accreditation for all teams
Check-in at your accommodation

2nd Day | 24 June Wednesday

Games group stage from 9:00 to 17:00
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h
Opening Ceremony from 19:00 to 20:30

2nd Day | 24 June Wednesday

Games group stage from 9:00 to 17:00
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h
Opening Ceremony from 19:00 to 20:30

3rd Day | 25 June Thursday

Games group stage
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h

3rd Day | 25 June Thursday

Games group stage
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h

4th Day | 26 June Friday

Last group stage games
Playoff games start
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h

4th Day | 26 June Friday

Last group stage games
Playoff games start
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 18:00h

5th Day | 27 June Saturday

Last playoffs games
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 15:00h
Recommended day to enjoy Slide & Splash
Final-Girls Playoff A
Finals Playoff B

5th Day | 27 June Saturday

Last playoffs games
Fun Zone opens from 10:00 to 15:00h
Recommended day to enjoy Slide & Splash
Final-Girls Playoff A
Finals Playoff B

6th Day | 28 June Sunday

Finals Playoff A
Awards Ceremony
Departures (we do recommend to not book flights with departure hour before 17:00)

6th Day | 28 June Sunday

Finals Playoff A
Awards Ceremony
Departures (we do recommend to not book flights with departure hour before 17:00)

SCHEDULE A CALL WITH OUR TEAM

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FACILITIES

FACILITIES

ACCOMMODATION

The organization offers school accommodation (which consist in 1 classroom per team with air-mattress and bed-linen included - pillow not included) an several options of Hotel Standard and Superior based in apartments with capacity for 4-5 pax each.

PRICES 2020

PARTICIPATING PACKAGES

PACKAGE
S

Accommodation 6 days / 5 nights in the choosen type
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Tournament participation
Water for the matches (1 pack of 6 bottles 1.5l per team)
Use of hotel facilities
Free access to the fun area
Entrance to the opening ceremony
1x Free entrance Slide & Splash - Aquatic Park
(just for players and coaches) - 50% discount for the relative

PACKAGE
XL

All included in the package S
Shuttle service (transport to the games)
Airport transfers from Lisboa or Faro airport

PRICES 2020

PARTICIPATING PACKAGES

PACKAGE
S

Accommodation 6 days / 5 nights in the choosen type
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Tournament participation
Water for the matches (1 pack of 6 bottles 1.5l per team)
Use of hotel facilities
Free access to the fun area
Entrance to the opening ceremony
1x Free entrance Slide & Splash - Aquatic Park
(just for players and coaches) - 50% discount for the relative

PACKAGE
XL

All included in the package S
Shuttle service (transport to the games)
Airport transfers from Lisboa or Faro airport

SLIDE AND SPLASH - AQUATIC PARK

1x Free entry for all participant players and coaches
50% discount for the relative

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

What is the deadline to confirm my team?
April 15: Last day to register for the tournament

How do I confirm my team?
After submitting the pre-registration and schedule the call with our team to advice you, you will receive instructions, via e-mail, how to proceed with the payment.

What is the first payment?
To confirm the team participation, a first non-refundable deposit of EUR 1000 per team is required. The deposit will be deducted from the final payment.

What happens after I submit the deposit?
After we receive your deposit, you will receive your team ID by email. With these credentials, you can log-in to the “My Team Info” page.

Note that you will not be able to edit your “Team Info” 15 days before the start of the Tournament. Changes after this period can only be sent by email.

TRAVEL

Which airport do we fly in and out of?
Lisbon Airport (LIS) or Faro (FAO). Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a staff member who will direct you to the bus.

The bus will take you directly to the tournament venue, or to your accommodation depending on the time of arrival.

The whole group must arrive on the same flight, only one transfer per group is provided. Participants arriving / departing at different dates / times can arrange the transfer with the organization or on their own.

We do not recommend to book flights on the departure date with a departure hour before 17:00 (the group may miss the finals).

ACCOMMODATION

Bring passports or a copy of the identification document ready upon arrival at the accommodation for the check-in.

Check-in is after 14:00. If the teams want to check-in before 14:00 they will have to pay an extra night.
Check-out is until 10:00.

In all accommodations, it is necessary to leave a security deposit (in cash) that will be handed to the accommodation upon arrival of the team.
Entry to the accommodation is not possible without sending the rooming list to the organization 15 days before the check-in date.

If the rooming list is not sent, the organization will not be liable for any last-minute changes in the distribution of accommodation made by the hotel reception after the arrival of the team.

MEALS

All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be served at the accommodation place.

Drinks are included (water and juice).

Early breakfasts must be informed at the reception the night before.

The organization is not responsible for adjusting meals outside the normal hours of accommodation.

The lunch on Sunday is at the school nearby the stadium of the finals for all participants.

PAYMENTS

What is the payment schedule?
The payment is divided into three steps:

1: Team confirmation - 1000 EUR per team – Deadline in 10 days after the organization sends the order confirmation.

2: Payment 50% - Deadline in 90 days before the tournament starts.

3: Payment 100% - Deadline in 60 days before the tournament starts.

How do I pay?
All payments are made via:
IBAN Code: PT50 0018 0003 4370 7496 0200 7
Swift code: TOTAPTPL
Bank: SANTANDER TOTTA, S.A.
Beneficiary: HAD AN IDEA, Uni, Lda
Address of the bank: MAIA

Your registration will be confirmed as soon as the receipt of payment has been confirmed in the bank account.

CANCELATION OF THE TOURNAMENT

In the event that the tournament cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the tournament organizers (force majeure) or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the tournament organizers, the tournament organizers cannot be held liable by delegates for any damages, costs or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, or costs for any additional orders.

Under these circumstances, the tournament organizers will do anything they can to refound the clients after deducting costs already incurred for the organization of the tournament and which could not be recovered from third parties. The tournament organization has the right to either retain the entire registration/accommodation fee and to use it for a future tournament.

Challenge Cup Tournaments is not responsible for any economic injuries or losses that may arise in the event of war, war, civil war, revolution or civil unrest or for the actions of the authorities, strikes, blockades, natural disasters, disputes with transport, kidnappings, accidents in the Army and Navy, orders of public institutional departments in Portugal and foreign countries, epidemics, attributable to causes of force majeure with quarantine, customs regulations or problems with public immigration, fires, traffic accidents, illnesses, thefts, fraud, violence, heterosexual relationships or similar events, before, during and after the tournament. These issues will be resolved under the responsibility of the teams or groups with the collaboration of the tournament organization or the local organization.

KEY POINTS ABOUT REGULATION

The maximum number of players is 16, minimum is 12 players; 7 players on the court, with a maximum of 4 staff members per team

A player of the same club is allowed to play for several teams from the same club, but never in the same category. For this purpose, the player must be in the registration form of the teams where he will participate.

Substitution rules according to IHF rules.

No authorization is automatically accepted. Special commitments must be considered by the organization, and at most one (1) player of a higher age may be included when there are special circumstances.

Female players can play in the men categories as long as the regulations are met.

Each team may play between 4-7 matches depending of its final classification.

Boys:
B11/12 – 20 x 2 min
B13/14 – 25 x 2 min
B15/16 – 30 x 2 min

Girls:
G10/11 – 20 x 2 min
G12/13 – 25 x 2 min
G14/15 – 30 x 2 min

KEY POINTS ABOUT REGULATION

The maximum number of players is 16, minimum is 12 players; 7 players on the court, with a maximum of 4 staff members per team

A player of the same club is allowed to play for several teams from the same club, but never in the same category. For this purpose, the player must be in the registration form of the teams where he will participate.

Substitution rules according to IHF rules.

No authorization is automatically accepted. Special commitments must be considered by the organization, and at most one (1) player of a higher age may be included when there are special circumstances.

Female players can play in the men categories as long as the regulations are met.

Each team may play between 4-7 matches depending of its final classification.

Boys:
B11/12 – 20 x 2 min
B13/14 – 25 x 2 min
B15/16 – 30 x 2 min

Girls:
G10/11 – 20 x 2 min
G12/13 – 25 x 2 min
G14/15 – 30 x 2 min

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Our Contacts

ADDRESS

R. José da Silva Padilha 133, 4435 – 717
Baguim do Monte, Portugal

E-MAIL

sales@challengecuptournaments.com

TELEPHONE

English speakers:
Phone 1: +44 23 8097 1017 (office)
Whatsapp: +48 881 211 985

Portuguese and Spanish speakers:
Main phone for teams: +351 966 679 996
Telephone: +351 224 050 886 (office)
Cell Phone: +351 912 466 288 (office)

WORK HOURS

Mon. - Frid. 10AM - 19PM

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Last update: 21 February 2020
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