Dear sport friends,


The  “Chris Verwijst Tournament” organization is pleased to invite your Junior U16 ice hockey team as possible participant for our 2016 Chris Verwijst Tounament, which will be held during Easter weekend, March 25, 26, 27 and 28  in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The 2016 tournament is our 40th anniversary tournament. The tournament is a high rated event wich hosted through the years  National teams from , Norway, Switserland, France, Austria, Denmark, Great Brittain, The Netherlands amongst strong clubteams from USA, CAN, RUS, GER and host Tilburg Trappers.

The arrival date for the teams in Tilburg at the ice hockey rink is thursday afternoon March 24, 2016. The members of our organization will receive your team.

The tournament is for junior players born after JANUARY 1st, 2000.

Ten teams are choosen to participate and will be divided into two poules competing for the “Chris Verwijst Memorial Cup”. On the last day, cross-finals and  a one game final  will be played.

The tournament is played under full authorisation and rules of the I.I.H.F.

Please respond by sending an official letter or email to our organization if your team  is interested in participating. Deadline for receiving your request is Januari 31st , 2016.

Of all the applicants for the 2016 tournament a selection will be made for the teams that will be allowed to participate. All teams that will apply will be published on our internet site,

The tournament will provides lunch, dinner and pre game snacks. The organization  can mediate in overnight stay in nearby hotel(s) on tournament rates.

Teams selected for the 2016 tournament will receive confirmation at the latest  December 31st  2015.

Tournament Rules are available here.


Kind regards,

 H Maas