GBF Facts

Göteborg Basketball Festival is one of Europe’s largest youth tournaments in basketball. The tournament started in 1979 and is always held during Ascension weekend.

The tournament is organized by Högsbo Basket with the help of other basketball clubs in the Gothenburg area.

FACTS
Date: 21 May - 24 May 2020
Number of teams: 700
Age: 11-20 years and senior 20+ 40+
Wheelchair Team: 6
Participants: between 7 000 - 7 500
Nations: 10-12
Game courts: 35
Games: 1200
Referees: 140
Schools: 15 (accommodation in classrooms)

THE TOURNAMENT – GAMES
Group games: Thursday - Friday
Playoff games/ finals: Saturday - Sunday
Finals are played at Idrottshögskolan, Valhalla and Lisebergshallen.
B-finals will be played at Gothia Arena and Lundbystrand

REFEREES
Approximately 140 judges from 14 different countries.
For further information please contact Head of referee;
Laszlo Csiszér, +46 703 201 074

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL
For further information please contact Olympic participant in wheelchair basketball Tommy Olsson, +46 70 51 53 518

MEALS
TBA


CONTACT
Carina Peleg - Festival General +46 70 96 33 513
Johanna Fredrikson - Festival Manager +46 70 752 16 24
Scandic 2win Liseberg Goteborg&co