Basketball

The basketball competition will take place at same venue as roller derby, figure skating and ice hockey. We look forward to seeing you play the best you can!

Basketball

For the first time ever EuroGames and WorldPride have merged into one global mega event – Welcome to Copenhagen 2021!
When you sign up as an athlete for EuroGames, you will automatically be part of Copenhagen 2021, meaning you are signing up for a lot more than sports.
We are offering you a program packed with sports, culture, human rights, social events, parties, and Pride.
You will be part of a unique experience, including professionally-organized tournaments, a grand EuroGames Opening Ceremony where you will take the stage alongside thousands of other athletes, the chance to witness a remarkable show, and running the Mile of Pride. You will get access to our Sports Village, and you will have the opportunity to participate in many extraordinary events throughout your stay. This includes joining the WorldPride Parade with all the EuroGames athletes and around 60.000 other participants while 750.000 spectators will show their support.
So we urge you to stay for as long as possible and we promise you won’t get bored! We are looking forward to seeing you at Copenhagen 2021 where #YouAreIncluded.

Practical information

The basketball tournament will take place Wednesday, August 18 to Friday, August 20, 2021 at The Stadium District in Malmö Stad. A more detailed program for the tournament will follow.
We offer a tournament in basketball at two levels: Recreational and Competitive.

Everyone must register as one of those levels. You can participate as a female-identified team or a male-identified/mixed team. Each level has two categories: female-identified or male-identified/mixed.

The games will be played on existing floor (wood/plastic). In the tournament it is first a group stage play with four to five teams in each group. The first and second teams in each group are qualified to A-playoff, the other teams in each group will play B-playoff. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games.
The tournament will be judged according to the rules of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) with the exeptions presented below. You can find the FIBA rules here.

Recreational rules

  • Game time is 4 x 6 minutes.
  • Half time pause is 2 minute.
  • One time out per half.
  • If the game is tied at full time, sudden death” will be played (First goal wins).
  • In Play-off the overtime is 1 x 3 min , one time out per team.
  • Ball size 6 female-identified.
  • Ball size 7 male-identified/mixed.
  • The 24 second rule will be monitored by the referees.
  • If both teams have the same colour on their uniforms, the away team (according to the game schedule) has to change uniforms.
  • No time for warming up on the court is guaranteed.

If two or more teams have the same points, the order will be decided after the following principle:
1) The results in the games between teams with the same number of points.
2) Goal difference in the games between teams with the same number of points.
3) Number of goals made in the games between teams with the same number of points.

In all other matters the games will be played according to the FIBA rules.

Competition rules

  • Game time is 4×10 minutes.
  • Half time pause is 5 minute.
  • One time out per half.
  • If the game is tied at full time, ”sudden death” will be played (First goal wins).
  • In Play-off the overtime is 1 x 3 min , one time out per team.
  • Ball size 6 female-identified.
  • Ball size 7 male-identified/mixed.
  • The 24 second rule will be monitored by the referees.
  • If both teams have the same colour on their uniforms, the away team (according to the game schedule) has to change uniforms.
  • No time for warming up on the court is guaranteed.

If two or more teams have the same points, the order will be decided after the following principle:
1) The results in the games between teams with the same number of points.
2) Goal difference in the games between teams with the same number of points.
3) Number of goals made in the games between teams with the same number of points.

In all other matters the games will be played according to the FIBA rules.

Registration

Registration opens autumn 2020. The participation fee for EGLSF-members is 90 Euros and 120 Euros for non-members.
When you sign up as an athlete for EuroGames 2021, you will have plenty of benefits and offers at our International mega event, Copenhagen 2021.

  • You will participate in a professionally organized tournament
  • You can be a part of the EuroGames Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, August 18
  • You can be part of the WorldPride Parade with 60.000 other participants
  • You have access to the Sports Village
  • You have access to affordable accommodation in Copenhagen and Malmö
  • You have affordable fees for public transportation in Copenhagen and Malmö
  • You have access to pre-sale tickets for signature parties
  • You have access to a lot of sports, human rights, arts, and cultural events in Copenhagen and Malmö from August 12 – 22, 2021

Venue

The basketball tournament will take place at the stadium district in Malmö, Sweden.
The venue will also feature tournaments in ice hockey, figure skating and roller derby. You can get to the venue by public transport, and it will only take 50 minutes to Copenhagen City.

Organizers

Copenhagen 2021 is organizing the tournament in cooperation with Malbas Basketball Club, The Swedish Basketball Federation, and Skånes Basketball Federation.

All of the above is subject to change.

Reach out!

Need more details? Contact us by phone, email or social media. We’d love to hear from you!

Contact

Key Facts

Copenhagen 2021 dates
August 12 – 22

Tournament dates
August 18 – 20

Location
The Stadium District
Eric Perssons väg
Malmö, Sweden

Distance from Copenhagen City Hall Square
40 km (approx. 50 minutes by train)

Public Transport
Train

Categories
Female-identified and Male-identified/ Mixed

Levels
Recreational and Competitive

Expected participants
200

Rules
FIBA

Participant Fee
EGLSF members: 90 Euros
Non-EGLSF members: 120 Euros