Zagreb-Rijeka, Croatia: July 12 – 25, 2016
The 3rd edition of the European Universities Games will be held in the Croatian cities Zagreb and Rijeka in July 2016. Sport featured are Badminton, Basketball, Basketball 3x3, Beach Volleyball, Bridge, Chess, Football, Futsal, Golf, Handball, Judo, Karate, Rowing, Rugby 7's, Sport Climbing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo.
On behalf of the European University Sports Association (EUSA), the Organising Committee of the European Universities Games Zagreb-Rijeka 2016 and the Croatian Academic Sports Federation (CASF), we have the pleasure of inviting European university teams to participate in the 3rd European Universities Games, which will be organised in Zagreb and Rijeka, Croatia between July 12 and 25, 2016.
The first deadline for applications has been determined as January 15, 2016. The registration for some sports is exceptionally possible latest until May 16.
All relevant information is published on EUSA website www.eusa.eu and on the official website of the event www.eug2016.com.
General Entry: 15.01.2016 (extended to 16.05.2016 for selected sports)
Quantitative Entry: 01.05.2016
Individual Entry: 01.06.2016
The Games will be held in two Croatian cities, the capital Zagreb and the coastal city of Rijeka, encompassing the event slogan Heart Believes - Mind Achieves. European Universities Games will feature competitions for men and women in 21 sports: Badminton, Basketball, Basketball 3x3, Beach Volleyball, Bridge, Chess, Football, Futsal, Golf, Handball, Judo, Karate, Rowing, Rugby 7's, Sport Climbing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Volleyball and Water Polo. Two of the sports - Table Tennis and Swimming - will also include competitions for students with disabilities. Apart of the sports competitions, the Games will be accompanied by the Rector's Conference, educational side-events, cultural program and other activities.
Opening Ceremony: July 13, 2016
Closing Ceremony: July 25, 2016
Badminton: July 18-24, 2016
Basketball: July 11-18, 2016
Basketball 3x3: July 22-25, 2016 [qualifying tournament for FISU World University League]
Beach Volleyball: July 19-24, 2016
Bridge: July 18-22, 2016 (updated)
Chess: July 11-15, 2016
Football: July 12-19, 2016
Futsal men: July 16-24, 2016
Futsal women: July 17-24, 2016
Golf: July 19-23, 2016
Handball: 12-18, 2016
Judo: July 22-25, 2016
Karate: July 11-14, 2016
Rowing: July 11-14, 2016
Rugby 7s: July 11-14, 2016
Sport Climbing: July 21-24, 2016
Swimming: July 22-25, 2016
Para Swimming: July 22-25, 2016
Table Tennis: July 18-23, 2016
Para Table Tennis: July 20-23, 2016
Taekwondo: July 22-25, 2016
Tennis: July 12-18, 2016
Volleyball: July 17-24, 2016
Water Polo: July 11-16, 2016