The Easter Open (East) Football Tournament
The best of youth football in Holland!
The Easter Open tournament’s popularity has increased significantly throughout its 20-year history. With the event attracting 600 teams from 16 different countries, the games are now split across three different regions of the Netherlands.
Friday 15th April – Monday 18th April 2022
£275 per person
*Price based on 47 paying passengers and 1 free place
The increasingly popular Easter Open East tournament is held in the Overijssel province of the Netherlands. Football matches are played within 2 different sports grounds – Gramsbergen and Coevorden, which are based just 30 minutes apart.
The tournament is open to boys teams aged U8 to U19, and your team will play up to 5 games per day, with trophy presentations on the final match day.
European Age Groups
|Boys Age Group||Format||Birth Dates|
|U7||4-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2015|
|U8||7-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2014|
|U9||7-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2013|
|U10||7-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2012|
|U11||7 or 8-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2011|
|U12||8-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2010|
|U13||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2009|
|U14||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2008|
|U15||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2007|
|U16||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2006|
|U17||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2005|
|U19||11-a-side||Born on or after 1st January 2004|
Dispensation for players born between September and December:
Easter Open – 3 players in the squad
What to Expect
Day 1: Arrive Holland & check in. Remainder of day spent exploring the local area.
Day 2: Tournament begins & spend the remainder of your day at leisure.
Day 3: Remaining group games followed by celebratory awards!
Day 4: It’s time to return home!
What’s included in your package
3 nights’ accommodation
On a self-catering basis
Travel to the tournament
By coach or air
With trophy presentations and medals issued to all participants
Use of facilities
Make the most of what your accommodation has to offer
Manage your booking online
Access to our online booking management system
A new offering for 2021, Center Parcs De Huttenheugte is located in North East Holland, approximately 2 hours from Amsterdam. It is a highly-rated park situated in a beautiful wooded area and surrounded by moors. It is well located for tours with friendly matches and has good access to Germany, so you can play fixtures in both countries!
The facilities are just as you would expect from a Center Parcs, with the Aqua Mundo swimming paradise providing a wave pool, rapids and slides, an adventure playground, animal trail, bars, restaurants and much more.
- 4, 5, 6 or 8 Berth Bungalows
- Comfort or Premium Standards
- Spacious lounge/diner with Satellite TV
- Private terrace with outdoor furniture
- Twin rooms
- 1 or 2 bathrooms
Book your tournament
Like what you see and want to start planning? The best way to get things moving is by speaking to one of our tournament advisors on 01708 565014 or by filling in an enquiry form online.
Things to do in the Netherlands
Known for its fascinating flower markets, clog making, windmills and canals, the Netherlands is far from dull. You’ll find plenty for the whole family to enjoy on the eastern side of the country.
The Netherlands highlights
- Grolsch Brewery Tour
- De Weerribben National Park
- Hellendoorn Adventure Park
- Bonami SpelComputer Museum
- Theatre De Spiegel
Hellendoorn Adventure Park
De Weerribben National Park
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