Euro FestInternational Field Hockey Round Robin
Competitive Test Series
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No team? No problem.
A team or teammates are not needed to have the greatest time-of-your-life.
Join Team Liberty as a Free Agent, solo athlete.
Experience the Thrill of Competitive International Field Hockey.
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International Team Meals
plus Day of Top Dutch Training
and Two-Country Touring
Sport EuroTour is the exclusive U.S. registrar for the Euro Fest. An international summer youth field hockey series of round robin test matches in Europe. We will be selecting a limited number of USA teenage athletes and teams to travel and compete with us at the competition. Our program is designed as an all inclusive world class hockey tour for athletes joining with or without their family.
Free Agents are athletes who want a unique tournament experience, but are without a team. They may be with a friend or two, but will not be traveling with a team. Team Liberty was created for you.
We are limited to taking only 50 U.S Athletes (including players with teams). Family and fans invited too.
Two Ways to JoinFamilies Invited
For athletes traveling with a parent or family.
Playing on Team Liberty.
Family Escorted Tour Package.
An 7-day European Hockey Family Adventure!
Included as a Free Agent with Family:
-Family members invited
(ie, if two adults join wanting a private room,
we can pair and room athletes together)
-Option for single room too
FAMILY Free Agent Price
Athlete and Family member(s)
Does not include airfare
For athletes traveling with at least one family member. EuroTour will escort athletes and family members starting at Schiphol Airport and throughout the two country program plus assign them a roster spot on "Team Liberty" at tournament. Airfare is not included. This allows families to find the best air price or use air miles while flying direct from their regional airport. We meet athletes with their family members at either our hotel or Schiphol Airport in Holland. We will be running two scheduled shuttles from the airport to the hotel on the morning of July 21. This tour is fully comprehensive, Family members get everything the athletes receive except for what is included in the athletes hockey tournament and hockey clinic. Complete tour details are outlined under "What's Included" and "Itinerary".
For athletes NOT with a parent or team.
Playing on Team Liberty.
An 7-day European Hockey Experience!
Included as a Solo Free Agent:
-Round trip air flight from JFK
Solo Free Agent Price:
include s airfare FROM JFK
Solo athletes travel on their own, without a family member. EuroTour will escort and chaperone them from the USA and throughout the two country program while assigning them a roster spot on "Team Liberty" at tournament. Complete tour details are outlined under "What's Included" and "Itinerary".
Itinerary7-Days| Two Countries
HOLLAND & GERMAY
EuroTour Chaperone Staff
All logistics will be covered by the Sport EuroTour staff team who travels with tour members 24/7 beginning at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Nothing is left to chance. You are traveling with a top rated sport organization that has operated first-rate field hockey tours in Europe for over 30 years.
All ground transportation to scheduled activities and events where a bus is needed.
Sightseeing and Entrance Fees
We do a lot of great sightseeing.
No need to worry about where to find breakfast, it will be waiting for you.
Good meals. Not dorm food. *Parents are provided with 3 dinners while all Athletes have an additional lunches that occur during the Hockey Fest.
*Lunches are only included for Athletes during their on-field hockey days.
Tournament Entry Fees
Everything is taken care of for all athletes to participate in all hockey events.
Two Team Liberty game shirts (light & dark) plus one pair of socks. Athletes are asked to bring two pairs of shorts – White and Navy blue (they’ll fit better for game speed).
*Airfare is only included for SOLO ATHLETES who are NOT traveling with an adult family member. All other participants must secure their own airline tickets to Holland.
No Hidden Fees
You know going in what your bottom line will be. Athletes will want to bring about $200 with you. Not paid to us, but for drinks, snacks and souvenirs as they travel. Never extra charges from us.
What kind of tour is this?
First and foremost it's a competitive international hockey experience along with great destinations and sightseeing with like-minded athletes.
What is the field hockey component?
2-days at Hockey Festalong with one day of TOP, TOP training at our Dutch clinic.
What's the Tournament format?
7v7, 1/2 field, on water-based turf.
What is Team Liberty?
Team Liberty is the name of our USA teams made up of Free Agents. U.S. clubs will play under their club assigned name.
Will I get equal playing time on Team Liberty?
Yes. While we like to win, our main goal is not a trophy but how you grow personally and your improvement in the game. We cannot guarantee that we can get everyone on the field to the exact minute, but we do our best to make that happen.
How do I sign-up?
All athletes (clubs too) traveling on a USA passport will register with Sport EuroTour here. Athletes from South America or any qualified international free agent who wishes to play on Team Liberty are welcome to sign-up here. All will be placed on Team Liberty except club teams who will play under their club name.
Who or what is Sport EuroTour?
Sport EuroTour, SportWays Amsterdam and Dusseldorf HC are co-organizers in delivering the Tournament. EuroTour with SportWays is responsible for providing TOP hockey clinics. Sport EuroTour, a U.S. organization, has been operating internationally recognized Field Hockey tours exclusively in Europe for over 30 years.
How much does it cost?
--Solo Athletes travel all inclusive for only $3350. This price does includes airfare and chaperoning.
--Athletes with a family member is $1750. each person No airfare included.
Why do Solo athletes cost more?
Solo athletes program includes round-trip airfare from JFK and adult oversight throughout.
I am Solo (not coming with my parents) is there an option for a flight credit if I plan to meet you in Europe?
There may be an opportunity for a flight credit for Solo players under the right safety protocols. Email us to discuss this possibility.
What do Family Members get?
Family Members, young and old, enjoy all the services that athletes receive except during the Athletes hockey programs during the three days of the Hockey Fest and the one day of Dutch clinic.
Can I get a single room?
Yes. All prices are based on at least two people in a room (double occupancy). Single rooms have a supplemental cost of $600. If needed we can arrange for your athlete to room with another athlete. Please email us with this request after you register.
Do you have triple rooms?
We're looking into this option with our hotels.
I am not coming with my parents - how well chaperoned is it? is it safe?
30 years without an indecent. While we can't guarantee you won't have a hockey injury, we are focused on your safety both on and off the field.
Is everyone welcome?
This is not a beginner or novice hockey program. If you join and we determine this program is not appropriate for your skill level, we will cancel you from the tour and refund any monies paid to us. This is a robust program that includes city walking during city visits and sightseeing excursions, young children and adult family members who have trouble walking should not attend.
Who are the chaperones?
Our chaperones have not been determined at this time, however, they are typically college coaches. They are not undergrad college students.
On the 3 days of excursions, are the parents and athletes together?
Absolutely. The only time that the Athletes will be formally separated from their families is during their hockey days.
How are athletes roommates selected?
We first look at placing friends with friends and players with players from the same club or team. If you are not with a friend or team, we place you with athletes of the same age.
I am coming with my family but don't want to room with my parents. Can this be arranged?
Yes. We will make every effort to place you in a room with players of your same age.
How many are on a team?
We will be playing 7v7. Typically we will have 10 to 11 players on each team.
How and when do you select the team I will play for?
We look at a number of factors prior to travel and make our final team placements on Friday of the Tournament weekend. Players traveling with their club will play on their club team assigned by their coach.
Will EuroTour provide the names and info of other U.S. athletes participating beforehand?
We post this in June along with the names of our chaperones and staff.
A Summer Tournament in Europe?
Yes. We work at the highest levels of hockey in Europe and the world. We’ve been planning and organizing this with our European network and partners for more than three years. A lot of time and effort has been invested by top people in our sport to create this world event.
What International teams can I expect to play against?
Because of the European school calendar and preseason this coming summer we expect teams will predominantly be German. While we are still in the invitation stage, we have had good responses from Great Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands.
-- Can i get a credit if I meet you in Germany and only participate in the 2-day tournament?
-- Can I get my own accommodations and get a credit?
-- I need to arrive late or leave early, is that possible?
It is possible to deviate from the tour itinerary (arrive late or leave early) if necessary. However, there will be no credit given for joining late, departing early or any deviation from the tour itinerary. Deviations are not recommended or encouraged.