Field Hockey

Field hockey is ranked as the third most popular sport in the world with over 2 billion fans, and the players travel more than 5 miles during the course of a field hockey match!

Field Hockey

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The Field Hockey tournament will take place from Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 August 2021 at Valby Sports Park in Copenhagen.

Field Hockey will have one tournament where all teams, regardless of gender, are welcome. All teams will play at the same level.

It is possible to register for the tournament as a team or without one. If you register as “no team”, we will help you find one.

The maximum number of players on a team is 18. The primary rounds will be played according to the pool system, and the final round will be for places.

The Field Hockey tournament will be judged according to the rules of the International Hockey Federation. You can find them here.


Wednesday 18 August

0830Arrival and Welcome
0900Tournament starts
Preliminary matches
1800Tournament day ends

Thursday 19 August

0900Tournament day starts
Preliminary matches
1800Tournament day ends

Friday 20 August

0900Tournament day starts
1700Tournament day ends
1730Medal ceremony
1800Tournament official ended

Social Schedule

Tuesday 17 AugustThursday 19 August
1900Meet and Greet1900BBQ


The participation fee for EGLSF members is €90, and for non-members €120.

When you sign up as an athlete for EuroGames 2021, you will enjoy the broad benefits of participation in the whole of Copenhagen 2021, including

  • Participation in a professionally organized tournament
  • Joining the EuroGames Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 18 August
  • Taking part in the WorldPride Parade and Copenhagen 2021 Closing Ceremony on Saturday 21 August
  • Activities in the Sports Village
  • Access to pre-sale tickets for nightly Signature Parties in Copenhagen and Malmö
  • You have access to more than 200 sports, human rights, arts, and cultural events in Copenhagen and Malmö from 12-22 August!


The tournament will take place at Valby Sports Park in Copenhagen. Field Hockey will have one water-based hockey pitch available, along with 2 artificial fields. The venue contains several sports facilities, such as 25 football fields (both artificial and field grass), three other sports halls Valby Hallen, Gammel Valby Hal and Hafnia Hallen. The venue is 15 minutes from downtown Copenhagen by public transport and approx. 20 minutes by bike

Besides Field Hockey, Valby Sports Park will also host tournaments in Volleyball, Beach Volley, Floorball and Football. Next to the Football courts, you will find Hafnia Hallen where the Beach Volley tournament takes place.

At Valby Sports Park you will find Vandkulturhus which contains a 25-meter swimming pool and a wellness area with an infrared sauna, panorama sauna and an aroma sauna. It is public and will be possible to use against (a fair) payment.


Copenhagen 2021 is organising the tournament in cooperation with Pan Idræt’s Field hockey team, Black Swans.


If you’ve got questions, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Facebook event

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Key Facts

Tournament dates
17 – 20 August

Valby Sports Park
Julius Andersens Vej 1

Distance from Copenhagen City Hall Square
5,9 km (approx. 20 minutes by bike)

Public Transport
Train and Bus

Gender Categories
All Genders

Expected participants


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

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