North Sea Trophy 2023 Boys U11, U13, U14, U15, U17, U19

Belgium INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS 2023
THE north sea trophy
26 - 29 MAY

R&T Tours are proud to link in with some of the biggest and best football tournaments across Europe.  Your team can be represented at a Premium Tournament, amongst hundreds of teams from up to 11 different countries.  So if you want your tournament experience to be extra special - read on.

AGE GROUPS - BOYS U11, U13, U14, U15, U17, U19

The North Sea Trophy is played at the impressive De Schorre sports park in Ostend, a few kilometres from the beach and the city centre. The park has no fewer than 20 pitches, various clubhouses, canteens and a sports hall with a restaurant. Sportpark De Schorre is also the part-time home base of KV Oostende.

Ostende is known as the ‘Queen of the Belgian coast’. Almost every street ends at the beach. A buzzing boulevard with countless pavement cafés and restaurants, lively shopping streets and a vibrant nightlife make Oostende a popular destination. For anyone who wants to combine all these aspects with an international youth football tournament, Oostende is the place to be.

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES:

 Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands  England  Czech Republic
Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, England, Czech Republic

Accommodation: 

YOUR ACCOMMODATION :

Friday 26th May to Monday 29th - 3 nights in 4 or 6 berth self catering accommodation, including luxury coach travel and ferry.

Our teams stay at the excellent Sunparks Oostduinkerke with a host of facilities staying in comfortable holiday homes.

Oostduinkerke aan zee is a dynamic Belgian city on the west coast, close to Ostende which offers culture and entertainment for all ages, and boasting the biggest casino in Europe. More than just a seaside resort, Oostduinkerke has beautiful natural beaches and many walking and cycling routes to explore.

SUNPARKS OOSTDUINKERKE

Accommodation is at Sunparks Resort Oostduinkereke in comfortable self catering holiday houses.  The resort has a subtropical swimming pool with water slide and wave pool, several saunas, baths and massages, and is near the beach of Oostduinkerke.  You'll be spoilt for choice of what to do when you're not playing football!
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Distance from Sunparks Oostduinkerek to Westende - 

Nearest Main Airport is: Ostende-Bruge International Airport

Best Camp Kustpark strand Westende

Kustpark Strand Westende is a nice family park along the dunes of Westende. Westende fits in the list of popular seaside resorts with Knokke in the north and Koksijde in the south. Westende is 10 kilometers from Ostend, which can be reached within 15 minutes with the famous coastal tram line. The beach promenade of Westende has a wide range of restaurants, bars, bistros, terraces and ice cream parlours. In addition to neatly furnished mobile homes, the park offers a tavern where you can eat or drink a drink and of course a “chip shop” for a tasty portion of Flemish fries.

Because of its specific location, Kustpark Strand Westende lies only 800 meters away from the beach, making it an ideal destination for a Belgian seaside holiday. Combine your football tour with a beach holiday in a luxurious mobile home with a visit to the historic city of Brugge and the amusement parks Plopaland and Bellewaerde. 

The mobile homes are comfortably equipped with everything you need to make your stay easy with a furnished sitting area with TV, kitchen with hob, refrigerator, microwave,  and kitchen inventory, bathroom with toilet, sink and shower and a garden area.

Distance from Grounds at Ostende to Westende - approx 10 kms - approx 20 mins by coach
Nearest Airport: Ostende-Bruge International Airport

Dates and prices per person: 

PRICE PER PERSON

Prices are per person and based on groups of 40 persons. in self catering accommodation.  Parties of less than 40 will incur small group supplements.
Luxury coach travel and ferry included.
Entry for one team in The North Sea Trophy is included in the price per person - additional teams can be added at a supplement of £180.

Your Accommodation (price pp)
Date: Fri 26 - Mon 29 May - 3 Nights

6 Bedded

4 Bedded

Half Board Option
Per Person

Best Camp Kustpark Strand

£301

£301

£48
Oostduinkerke £321 £359 -
Book this tour with a deposit of £50 per person!
Other dates and friendly fixtures are available on request or by using Get A Quote

FREE PLACES AND SPECIAL OFFERS

Number of persons in group Number of free places
25-47 1 Free
48-71 2 Free
72-89 4 Free
90-119 5 Free
120-149 8 Free
150 or above 10 Free

PLUS - Book your tour, and pay the appropriate deposit by 31st October 2022, and you will receive the following fantastic early booking discounts:

20 to 25 persons booked - £250 Discount
26 to 29 persons booked - £320 Discount
30 to 34 persons booked - £400 Discount
35 to 39 persons booked - £470 Discount
40 to 48 persons booked - £600 Discount
49 to 60+ persons booked - £750 Discount

GETTING THERE - TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Prices are based on return luxury coach travel with a pick up from your local area of the UK and include ferry fares using the Dover - Calais route.  Your luxury coach remains with you for the duration of your football tour and transports you to your football tournament each day.  Alternative ferry routes are available.  Flight options are also available (your own arrangements) - speak to us for more details.

 

Tournament info: 

HOST COUNTRY: Belgium

 

 

 

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES: 

Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, England, Czech Republic

 Belgium  Denmark France Germany  Netherlands England  Czech Republic

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 27TH AND 28TH MAY 2023

AGE GROUPS:   

Boys: U11, U13, U14, U15, U17, U19

Entrance fee:  For 1 team is included. Each additional team is charged at £180 per team.

PROGRAMME: 

Organiser:  The North Sea Trophy is organised by VC Vamos Zandvoorde. This club was established in 1941 as Union Zandvoorde. The main goal is to offer footballing youth in the Zandvoorde-Oostende region a solid football education and important values such as respect, Motivation and commitment.

Sports Grounds:  The North Sea Trophy is played at the impressive De Schorre sports park in Ostend, a few kilometres from the beach and the city centre. The park has no fewer than 20 pitches, various clubhouses, canteens and a sports hall with a restaurant. Sportpark De Schorre is also the part-time home base of KV Oostende. During the tournament, the venue will host a large tent, terrace, food and drink stalls, bumper balls, bouncy castles and a stage. The event will also include numerous other activities. The sports park is only a stone's throw from the beach and the boulevard on the Belgian coast.

Minimum of 5 matches are played with a duration of 2 x 15 minutes each way.

FORMAT:

Age Category
(Male or Female)

Born on or after

No. of Players

No. of Subs

U10 01/09/12 7 99

U11

01/09/11

7

99

U12

01/09/10

8

99

U13

01/09/09

9 or 11

5

U14

01/09/08

11

5

U15 01/09/07 11 5

U16

01/09/06

11

5

U17

01/09/05

11

5

HOW THE PROGRAMME RUNS:

Saturday Morning:  Start of the match programme.  TThe tournament will be held at a large sports park with more than 20 pitches just a few kilometres from the centre of Oostende and the beach.  The matches will be officiated by referees from the Belgium Football Association (KBVB).

Sunday Daytime: Continuation of the match programme. Qualification matches and finals followed by prize-giving ceremony at the sports parks. followed by a UEFA Respect ceremony. 

Sunday Afternoon:  UEFA Respect ceremony is held where every participant receives a medal on the podium.

THINGS TO DO NEARBY:

ostende

Ostende offers everything you would expect from a seaside town: an expanse of sea, a beautiful beach and a boulevard jam-packed with restaurants, cafés and hotels. In addition, the area behind the boulevard is riddled with shopping streets. In short: Ostende is a seaside town with an urban flair. De Schorre sports park is a couple of kilometres away from the centre and the boulevard.

bruges

Historic Bruge is just 30 kms from Ostende and easily reachable by train (approx 15 mins).  Bruge is a World Heritage Site and absolutely teems with things to look at or do.  Canals, picturesque squares, bars, restaurants, shops (especially chocolate shops) - Bruges it has it all.

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