21-26 APR 2014
Girls: U15-U17 & Over 17
The name of the tournament, Tossa Cup, comes from the XII century fishing village of Tossa de Mar where the tournament was first played several years ago. A charming village, just minutes away, well worth visiting.
The tournament now takes place in and around the well appointed sea-side resorts of Lloret de Mar, Blanes, Malgrat and Santa Susanna along the Mediterranean coast. Hotel accommodation for players and fans can be at any of these resorts, all providing a choice of accommodation and facilities that will contribute to make your tournament the holiday of a lifetime.
Distance to football pitches is just minutes away by car, i.e., 15 to 30 minutes. Some pitches are of well kept real grass and some are 3G artificial grass (important: metal studs are not allowed at any of the pitches); facilities at the pitches include changing rooms and bar-cafeteria.
Secure your place in this international Tournament: pre-register your team now and ask for a free price quotation.
Arrival in Spain. Check in the Hotel; briefing and distribution of tournament schedule. Evening: official reception (*) for team delegates (2 per team).
Morning: opening ceremony of the tournament. Afternoon: begin first round matches.
Continue first round matches.
Tournament continues. Play-off matches.
Semi finals and finals. In the evening, prize-giving ceremony. Non-qualified teams, will have the chance to go on an excursion (**) i.e., to Figueres and Dalí's,Museum or Barcelona, taking in F.C.'s Barcelona stadium " Camp Nou or enjoy the natural beauty of the the area. Travel by boat along the most spectacular coastline in Spain; visit one of the villages nearby or travel to the famous Universal Studios Theme Park of Port Aventura (about 2hrs and 45 minutes away)
NOTE: Matches will be organized so that the teams have enough time to enjoy some excursions and visits.
** Excursions NOT included.
The Tournaments are organized by local clubs, members of the Catalan Football Federation, special event organizers in cooperation with the official referee's association of Catalonia and Sport Contact International. The tournament follows the regulations of the Catalan and Spanish football federation and FIFA/UEFA.
Artificial grass and grass pitches. NO metal studs allowed. Teams are requested to bring the appropriate boots to play.
Matches will be played mainly in Blanes but can also be played in Malgrat, Pineda, Calella and other towns in the area.
Matches will be played in the Costa Brava area, mainly in Blanes, Pineda, Lloret and Calella and/or other towns in the vicinity. The Costa Brava, is known for its many amenities. There is a large selection of discos, bars, restaurants to choose from, sandy beaches and breathtaking views. There are also many interesting excursion possibilities to do if you want to get to know the surrounding area and have a good time such as Barcelona and the Camp Nou, Girona, several theme parks, Dali's Museum etc.
DOCUMENTS & RULES
On arrival you will be given an information folder containing documents and rules of the tournament together with final playing groups and kick-off times. Player must bring an official document as proof of age (ID card, passport or FA card).
Players must bring at least 2 different numbered shirts.
Matches will be played in a league format in groups of mainly of 4 teams each; groups of 3 or 5 teams may also be possible. The organizers can change formats at their discretion. A maximum of 6 matches could be played. A minimum of 3 matches are guaranteed under any competition format.
Exceptionally, teams may have to play 2 matches on the same day or one after the other.
Match won: 3 points; match drawn: 1 point; match lost: 0 points
LENGTH OF MATCHES
U19-U17-U15-U13, Seniors and Girls: 2x20 minutes.
U11-U9: 2x15 minutes
- One cup for each team from 1st to 4th place in each category.
- One Fair Play Cup per tournament.
- One participation medal per player.
- One trophy for best goal keeper in the tournament
- One trophy for the best scorer in the tournament
TOTAL AMOUNT OF PLAYERS
Maximum of 18 in all categories
ACCOMMODATION - HOTELS
The hotels are all in the 2, 3 and 4-star category, situated in the towns of Lloret de Mar, Blanes or Malgrat/ Santa Susanna, at approx., one hour from the city of Barcelona. Accommodation: the group will be accommodated in twin, three or four-bedded rooms on request (Pls. note 3 and 4-bedded rooms are twin rooms with extra bed/beds). Services: all our hotels feature at least a swimming pool, TV room, bar and cafeteria. All rooms are with bath en suite. Meals: based on full-board from dinner on arrival day to lunch on departure (can be changed to suit your arrival/departure arrangements). All meals are served mostly buffet-style in the hotel where you are staying. Drinks are not included but can be organized for a nominal amount. Depending on the times of matches it may sometime be necessary to have to order a picnic lunch from the hotel the day before.
IMPORTANT: On arrival, the Hotel will request a mandatory deposit of €15,00 per person for the whole group. This is a guarantee against possible damages to property that any member of the group might cause in the Hotel. The deposit will be reimbursed on departure after the completion of a routine check.
A committee, specialized in sport events oversees the organization of your stay. You may also have your personal bilingual assistant with your team throughout your stay if you wish. (At extra cost).
When you choose your transportation to Spain, consider also the possibility of flying into the airports of BARCELONA-GIRONA and BARCELONA. The towns of Lloret de Mar, Blanes and Malgrat/Santa Susanna are only 30 minutes away from Girona airport (and 1 hour and 15 minutes from Barcelona). There are several low-cost airlines operating flights from the UK, Ireland, Italy, Holland, Scandinavia and Germany. We can arrange transfers and general transportation within Spain on request.
NOTE: The registered teams undertake to participate in this sports competition at their own risks and decline to take any action whatsoever against the organizers and/or Sports Contact International, including any claims for personal injuries, damages to property, loss or theft. Prices do NOT include insurance. Players and participants are advised to subscribe an insurance policy to cover risks.
- Participation in the tournament
- Opening ceremony.
- Reception for team managers.(*) Max. 2 p/team.
- Minimum of 3 matches per team.
- Artificial grass or grass pitches.
- Official referees of the Catalan Federation
- Accommodation with full board in the chosen hotel category.
- Bilingual information and assistance during the competition.
- Prize-giving ceremony.
- Participation medal for all players
- One person free for every 25 paying.