Prior to arrival – important!
All teams (coach or manager) will receive an email with a link to the teams "team card". This MUST be filled out prior to arrival with the players' names, jersey number and a cellphone number to the coach of the team. This way we can ensure that the scoresheets automatically are filled out prior to each game.
Please report to:
Aarhus Basketball Festivals Secretariat
Vejlby-Risskov Idrætscenter (The Sportscenter)
Vejlby Centervej 51, DK - 8240 Risskov.
Please ensure that only coaches and/or managers’ report to the Secretariat upon arrival.
Even if the team does not sleep or dine at our facilities, the team still needs to report to the Secretariat before going to the games.
The schools are not open for housing before Wednesday at around 17:00!
Wednesday 15.00 - 23.00
Thursday and Friday 07.00 - 23.00
Saturday 07.00 - 15.00
Outside opening hours the Secretariat can be reached via phone nr. +45 24 79 62 18
The Secretariat can help with many practical matters such as information about the games, schedules, suggestions to sightseeing in Aarhus and lost items.
The official T-shirt can also be bought here.
You can pay with or exchange foreign currency at the Secretariat. But we do advice you to exchange currency into Danish Kroner before you arrive.
Denmark is not part of the Euro.
The Secretariat and main venue is located at:
Vejlby Risskov Idrætscenter (Sportscenter), Vejlby Centervej 51-53, 8240 Risskov
Courts are also located at:
Ellevangskolen, Jellebakken 17, 8240 Risskov
Egå Gymnasium, Mejlbyvej 4, 8250 Egå
We advice you to use www.rejseplanen.dk (also in English and German) to find the best possible local transport from the trainstation to the Sportscenter. Bus number 1A and 16 are leaving from Aarhus Central Station to Vejlby Centervej/Nyringen - Vejlby Risskov Hallen.
Shuttlebus during the Festival
Please note that the bus stop at the Sportscenter is at Tranekærvej, just down the stairs to the right from the main entrance at gym 1/Sportscenter.
Wednesday night there will be shuttle transport by bus to and from the Sportscenter to Ellevangskolen between 17:00 and 23:15. (There is no shuttle bus between 19.30-20.30 on Wednesday!)
Bus schedule Thursday and Friday
First departure from Ellevangskolen is at 06:35. Shuttlebus will drive between Ellevangskolen and the Sportscenter until 07:40.
First bus to Egå Gymnasium from the Sportscenter is at 07:45!
Departure thereafter every hour at:
Last bus from Egå Gymnasium Thursday at 16:00
Last bus from Egå Gymnasium Friday at 21.00
Between 21.20 and untill 23:00 there will be shuttlebus only between the Sportscenter and Ellevangskolen.
Last departure towards Ellevangskolen is at 23:00!
Bus schedule Saturday
First departure from Ellevangskolen is at 06:35. Departure thereafter every hour at: 15, 35 and 55 towards the Sportscenter. Last departure from Ellevangskolen is at 08:55!
There is no transport going from Sportscenter to Ellevangskolen on the Saturday. Accommodations must be cleared by 09:00!
Physiotherapist/medical service will be on hand at the Secretariat all through the Festival.
Ice (bags with ice cubes) can be picked up at the Secretariat.
Important phone numbers
Lost Cup Cards
If you lose your Cup Card/Cup Card Pro, you may buy a new one at the secretariat.
The cost is DKK 500,- on the Thursday and DKK 300,- on the Friday.
Cup Card Minus cost DKK 200,- on the Thursday and DKK 100,- on the Friday.
Change of currencies
Denmark does not use the Euro, and the Danish currency is the Danish Kroner (DKK). Change of currencies can be done at the secretariat. But we do advice that you change your currency before arriving to the Festival. There can only be paid with Danish Kroner in the kiosks.
During the Festival a photographer will be at the facilities taking pictures. The pictures will be uploaded to our website and to our Facebook page; Aarhus Basketball Festival.
You can purchase the official 2018 Aarhus Basketball Festival T-shirts in the main kiosk (Hal 1) and at the secretariat. The price is DKK 150,-. You can pay in foreign currency at the secretariat.
On Saturday, accommodations must be cleared out by no later than 9:00. That way we have time to clean the facilities. Therefore, all luggage and belongings must be taken with you to the Sportscenter.
Please ensure that all luggage is placed upstairs on the balcony/entrance area in Hal 1. Signs will be posted. Luggage must not be placed in hallways or in front of fire exits. Storage of luggage is done at your own responsibility.
Teams or participants who cancel their participation, after the payment deadline (March 5. 2018) will be charged DKK 350,- per cancelled participant. Team Fee will not be refunded.
There is free WIFI at the Sportscenter. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer WIFI at Ellevangskolen. The school is no longer allowed to offer access to guests at the school. We are sorry for this inconvenience.
The main kiosk is located in Hal 1.
In the kiosk you can buy the official 2018 Aarhus Basketball Festival T-shirt, sandwich, toast, soda, hotdogs, candy, water and fruit.
Opening hours for the kiosk: (Times are subject to change).
Wednesday 17.00 - 21.00
Thursday 09.00 - 21.00
Friday 09.00 - 21.00
Saturday 09.00 - 16.00
There is also a small stand at the Ellevangskolen. See opening hours at the school.
Purchase can only be done with Danish Kroner. Change of currencies can be done at the secretariat.
Bakken Bears play-off game
All participants are invited to attend Bakken Bears quarterfinal game against Copenhagen Wolfpack for FREE! The game will be played at court 1 at the Sportscenter, Thursday, April 29. at 16.00!
We do not supply balls for warm-up and practice. The teams are asked to bring their own balls for this purpose. Basketballs CAN NOT be borrowed at the secretariat!
Medals and prizes will be handed out as follows:
Winner of the B-finale: Team cup and medals
Please note that there are only medals and T-shirts for 12 players and 2 coaches for each finalist teams.
Ceremony involves winners of 1, 2, 3. place and the winner of the B-finals. The ceremony is directly after the A-final in each age group. Coaches and managers are advice to ensure that relevant teams are present directly after the A-final.
Most Valuable Player
MVP will be elected by Bakken Bears players. The MVP will get a prize.
We will collect the lost items found and keep them for 14 days. After that they are given to the Danish Red Cross. Inquiries regarding lost items can be done to the secretariat during the Festival or to email@example.com after the Festival has ended.