Bayer Uerdingen Pokal

30 - 31 May 2020
, Krefeld

Conviviality definitely comes a close second

Internationaal jeugdvoetbaltoernooi in Uerdingen, Duitsland: Bayer Uerdingen Pokal
Participating countries: 
Austria Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands Luxembourg Switzerland

FC Bayer Uerdingen is well known to footballing insiders. In the '80s and '90s, the club played in Germany's top tier. They are still ambitious in terms of professional football, but the Bayer Uerdingen Pokal has also become a fixture in the diary. The tournament takes place at a beautiful, large sports park on the banks of the Rhine. The grounds are decked out with festive decorations for the occasion and naturally features a BBQ and additional kiosks but also a "beach park" where you can chill out between and after matches. Football takes first place during the Bayer Uerdingen Pokal, but conviviality comes a close second.

Age Categories: 
U11, U12, U13, U15, U17, U19
Organiser: 
SC Bayer 05 Uerdingen e.V.
Teams: 
100
First edition: 
2013
Friday
Afternoon /
Arrival: check-in with welcome address and information from our on-site employees at the five-star sports park which is home to Bayer Uerdingen in Krefeld. You will be informed in person about your stay and the tournament.
Evening /
Free time. See tourist information for some great tips.
Saturday
Daytime /
Opening ceremony in the cosy stadium of SC Bayer 05. Start of the match programme. The tournament will take place on the attractive, spacious sports park which is home to Bayer Uerdingen. The matches will be officiated by referees from FV Niederrhein e.V
Evening /
Leisure time.
Sunday
Daytime /
Continuation of the match programme. Qualification matches and finals followed by prize-giving ceremony in the event area of the sports park.
Afternoon /
UEFA Respect ceremony: every participant receives a medal on the podium.
Evening /
Free time. See tourist information for some great tips.
Monday
Morning
Departure.

Organiser

The Bayer Uerdingen Pokal is organized by the former Bundesliga Club FC Bayer 05 Uerdingen in collaboration with the regional football association. The club has 29 teams, of which 24 are youth teams.

Sport facillity

The Bayer Uerdingen Pokal is played at the 5 star SC Bayer 05 Uerdingen sports grounds. The impressive 25-hectare park offers, among other things, 9 pitches, a large stand at the main pitch, sports halls, a beach club, and a big restaurant with a terrace. During the tournament, all of this is supplemented with a grill, a soda bar and all sorts of gaming facilities.

Krefeld

Krefeld (222,000 inhabitants) is located on the west bank of the Rhine, halfway between Duisburg and Düsseldorf. With four clubs in the German Bundesliga, this region is a real hot spot for football fans. The borough of Uerdingen, bounded on one side by the Rhine, is part of Krefeld. The historic city of Krefeld has a pleasant, car-free centre with all the familiar attractions of a lively shopping centre. And if you do want to check out Düsseldorf, you can be in its famous old town in less than half an hour.  

Düsseldorf

For a night out, you have to head to Düsseldorf. This famous historical and tourist city has 600,000 inhabitants and is famous for its dazzling nightlife. It's not only the 'Altstadt' (the old town), with more than 300 cafes and clubs, that's a great night out, but also the trendy area around Nordstrasse. Düsseldorf is 25 kilometres from Krefeld.