The Easter Open (West) Football Tournament
Spend Easter weekend playing football in the Netherlands!
Sassenheim is on the west coast of the Netherlands, one of the three host areas for the Easter Open tournament. Just a short hop from the beaches of the North Sea coastline, it’s a great choice for a family seaside break.
Friday 15th April – Monday 18th April 2022
£295 per person
*Price based on 47 paying passengers and 1 free place
The Easter Open West tournament is played across three different sports grounds – Sassenheim, Lisse and Noordwijkerhout – which are all within 15 minutes of each other.
The tournament is open to boys teams aged U8 to U19, and attracts over 600 teams from 16 different countries, making for a busy weekend with groups playing up to 5 matches per 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 Netherlands & check in. Rest of the day exploring the area at your leisure.
Day 2: Tournament begins today & spend the remainder of your day at leisure.
Day 3: Remainder of group games! Celebratory awards presentation follows.
Day 4: Time to begin your return journey 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
Center Parcs Zandvoort has always been a firm favourite for our football tours because of the excellent accommodation, luxurious facilities and the perfect seaside location. Situated just 30 minutes from Amsterdam, it’s easy to access and based in a great location for both tournaments and friendlies.
The on-site facilities are outstanding and there are a number of nearby attractions, including Walibi Theme Park and the Ajax Football Stadium.
- 6 or 8 Berth Bungalows
- Spacious dining/lounge area with Satellite TV
- Private patio with outdoor furniture
- 1 or 2 bathrooms
- Twin Rooms
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
With this tournament being based in Sassenheim, you are just a 40 minute drive from Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ capital city. There you’ll find many well-known tourist highlights and attractions.
What are your team waiting for? The Netherlands is calling you!
The Netherlands highlights
- Anne Frank House
- Van Gogh Museum
- Honden strand Beach
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
- Amsterdam Catacombs
- City canal cruise
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum
Honden strand Beach
City canal cruise
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