We hereby invite your club/ team to participate at the Dutch Open Walking football 2021.
The Dutch Open Walking football is organized by the experienced tournament organization Holland Football Events. Our organization annually organizes various (walking) football tournaments on Mallorca ( www.mallorca-tournament.com) and the World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament (www.wpist.eu) in the Netherlands for government employees. We are pleased to invite your team to the Dutch Open Walking football 2021.
The Dutch open walking football will take place from: Monday 15th of November up to and including Thursday the 18th of November 2021 in Groenlo, the Netherlands.
Families, friends & colleagues are more than welcome to come and spectate and cheer on their team or just come for a holiday! Anyone wishing to bring along their immediate family, partners or friends can benefit from the same rates as the rest of the team, this also includes the airport transfers and any special discounts for the excursions that are planned. Please just let us know who you would like to bring and we will sort out the rest for you.
All matches are played according to a carefully planned schedule. Each team has one day off, so you have time to explore the beautiful surroundings. A number of fun excursions are available upon request. The championship takes place at the beautiful sports complex of the football club “GROL” in Groenlo. Teams will play 6 agains 6 (without keeper). The pitches are articial grass.
The Tournament will be played over a three-day period. Your team will have to play the groups phase on Tuesday or Wednesday. On Thursday are the knock out rounds & finals.
The maches will be played according to the the Walking Football rules of the KNVB and will be controlled by the KNVB and international referees.
There are 4 divisions:
• A division for men who are 50 years or older
(The team may have 2 players younger than 50 years old but these players must be at least 45 years of age or older)
• A division for men who are 60 years or older
(The team may have 2 players younger than 60 years old but these players must be at least 55 years of age or older)
• A division for men who are 70 years or older
(The team may have 2 players younger than 70 years old but these players must be at least 65 years of age or older)
• A division for women who are 40 years or older
(The team may have 2 players younger than 40 years old but these players must be at least 35 years of age or older.)
All walking football clubs / teams (m / f).
If your team wishes to take part in the DUTCH OPEN WALKING FOOTBALL for clubteams, your application form must be submitted no later than the 1st of November 2021.
Those teams who enter first will receive first priority for reservations.
For applications after 1 November 2021 please contact the organization.
The Marveld Resort is a five-star bungalow & hotel resort located in the Dutch province of Gelderland and close to the Dutch-German border. The resort consists of various bars, restaurants, take-away restaurants, a game hall, discotheques and a supermarket. Guests can enjoy indoor as well as outdoor tennis courts, squash, golf (9 & 18 holes) a subtropical swimming pool with slides, a pool suitable for training/competition, the Crazy Cone slide, bowling, mini golf, sauna, horseback riding and bicycle rental.
Marveld **** Bungalows
Participants can choose luxurious 4, 6, 8 or 9 person four-star bungalows. The bungalows have a comfortable living room, 1 or 2 bathrooms with toilet, fully equipped kitchen and 2, 3 or 4 double bedrooms. The kitchen is equipped with 1 or 2 refrigerators, a dishwasher, gas stove, microwave oven and a coffee machine. All bungalows have a flat-screen television equipped with international and film channels as well as a DVD and CD player. Wi-Fi is available.
The price for accommodation for the 3 nights during the midweek tournament will be:
The price for accommodation for the 3 nights during the midweek tournament will be: € 95 per person based on a four- star bungalow for the period 15 November – 18 november 2021
- The prices include the following:
- Housing bungalows in the Marveld resort.
- 3 days of a self-serve, buffet style breakfast (starting November 16th)
- 3 days of a self-serve, buffet style dinner (starting November 15th)
- Rental of a pillow case, sheet and quilt cover. Bungalows have no towels.
- Unlimited entrance to the tropical swimming paradise and other swimming pools
- A trophy for each team
- Daily parties
- Superb opening and closing ceremonies
- Free entrance to the discotheque and parties
- Tourist tax
It’s also possible to book extra days in the weekend before the tournament at the following prices:
- € 34.00 per person per night for the four-star bungalows.
No meal is included in the prices for the extra days.
The Marveld resort has good restaurants that you can use mid-week before and after the World Cup. Marveld also has a large supermarket.
After mailing the application form and receiving an invoice from our organisation, the total payment per team must be received by the HFE by bank transfer before the latest date stated on the invoice received by you.
185 Euro per team. Whatever number of players.
Teams arriving on flights into Amsterdam or Düsseldorf Airport can use our convenient airport service. Transfers to and from the airport of arrival/departure will cost €58 per person, both ways. You are required to pay these transportation fees directly to the bus company. Please notify us of your travel arrangements and group size as soon as possible.
The organizing committee organizes various excursions in the Netherlands and Germany. We will give you more information about this later.
The organisation cannot be held responsible for damage or injuries caused during, or resulting from, the tournament. Participants take part at their own risk. We further advise every participant to have adequate medical and/or travel insurance when arriving at the tournament.
You will not have to pay the amount for the accommodations and registration fee until the moment the organization will know for sure the tournament will take place. So you don’t have to pay anything for the time being! But please do register in time.