Talk to the hand

We are excited to offer this year’s tournament in a professional handball arena!  The competition will take place on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28.

We are offering a tournament for male-identified, female-identified and nonbinary teams.

The tournament will be judged according to the rules of the International Handball Federation (IHF). You can find them here.

A more detailed schedule for the tournament will follow.

It is possible to register for the tournament as a team or without one. When registering as a single player, please indicate if your position. Please keep in mind that the registration fee is due per person.

Key facts

Tournament dates
Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28 2023

A, B

Tournament format
Group stages and finals

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

Tournament Information

Tournament dates

Thursday, July 27 –
Friday, July 28

Max. participants

15 teams


We play according to the rules of the IHF

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 Handball

Die Mobiliar Arena
3073 Muri bei Bern

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
Die Mobiliar Arena is a state-of-the-art facility for handball tournaments and was the venue for the men’s, women’s and junior’s Swiss Cup Finals 2021/2022. We guarantee that you will be playing in Switzerland’s most professional handball arena!

How to get there

Option 1: Take train S1 «Thun» or S2 «Langnau» from Bern’s main station and get off at «Gümligen». Travel time: 8 minutes. The arena is a 6 minute walk away (450 metres).

Option 2: Take tram line 6 «Worb Dorf» and get off at «Gümligen Hofgut» stop. Travel time from Bern main station is approximately 18 minutes. The arena is a 4 minute walk away (350 metres).

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 tournament organisation

Your tournament organisation

EuroGames Bern 2023 staff and handball experts are organising the Handball tournament.



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