Basketball

When in doubt, dribble

Team München is co-organising the basketball tournament with EuroGames Bern 2023. We will be offering competitive and recreational tournaments for male-identified, female-identified and non-binary players. Please be aware that we may make mix certain levels, should we not receive enough registrations to conduct a tournament.

We play according to the rules of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) with some exceptions in playing time, free throws, as well as team and personal fouls. Games are made up of two halves of 12 minutes each.

A team consists of 5 to 12 players. We recommend a minimum of 7 players per team. Female-identified teams play with size 6 basketballs, male-identified with size 7.

It is possible to register for the tournament as a team or without one. Please keep in mind that the registration fee is due per person. Should there be a high number of participating teams final games may be held on the morning of Saturday, July 29. We will communicate four weeks in advance should this be the case.

Key facts

Tournament dates
Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28 (finals may extend into Saturday morning, should there be a high number of teams)

Levels
Competitive, Recreational

Tournament format
Separate tournaments for male/mixed teams and for female-identified teams

Fees
Registration for EGLSF members: €80
Registration for non EGLSF members: €100
Basketball sports fee: €10

Tournament Information

Tournament dates

Thursday, July 27 –
Friday, July 28

Max. participants

20 teams

Rules

We play according to the FIBA rules.

Gender categories

male-identified, female-identified, nonbinary

Registering for EuroGames 2023

Registration is open to everyone above the age of 18 regardless of skill level, sexual orientation, gender identity and nationality. A registration fee is required for all athletes.

What you can expect from participating in EuroGames 2023:

  • You will receive a complimentary functional shirt (please indicate your size when registering) from our sports partners Craft and Ochsner Sport
  • You will take part in a professionally organised tournament
  • You have the chance to win a medal in your sport
  • You will have access to discounts for selected events and parties
  • You can participate in the Opening Ceremony
  • You can participate in the Closing Ceremony Ceremony
  • You will have access to the EuroGames Village in the Old Town of Bern
  • You can experience BernPride on Saturday, July 29, 2023
  • You can attend several side events and cultural programs

All registered participants will receive our official athlete’s shirt.

Your location for Basketball

Venue
Turnhalle Gymnasium Neufeld 1-4
Bremgartenstrasse 131 – 133
3012 Bern
www.sportamt-bern.ch

Food & Beverage
We are currently working on a catering concept for the tournament days. We will provide more information in June 2023.

Good to know
You will be playing on two full size courts and on a third slightly smaller court. A fourth court will be available for warming up.

How to get there

Option 1: Take post busses 102, 103, 104, 105 or 106 from «Obergericht» to «Lindenhofspital», Travel time is approximately 4 minutes. Walking time from the bus station is 2 minutes.

Option 2: Take bus line 11 «Neufeld P+R» to the final stop or bus line 20 «Länggasse» to the final stop. Travel time from Bern main station is approximately 7 minutes. Walking time from both bus stations is 10 minutes.

BernTicket
If staying at a hotel or registered Airbnb, you will receive a Bern Ticket for free access to public transport to all sports locations.

Your sports director

Your sports director

André Wenzel from Team München is co-organising the Basketball tournaments with EuroGames Bern 2023.

Questions?

Questions?

Email us at info@eurogames2023.ch. We will do our best to reply in a timely manner. We work Tuesdays to Fridays. ​