Our 16 Sports

Handball

Boys

Age Groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 1601.01.2004 and younger2 x 15
U 1401.01.2006 and younger2 x 15
U 1201.01.2008 and younger2 x 10

 Girls

Age Groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 1601.01.2004 and younger2 x 15
U 1401.01.2006 and younger2 x 15

Number of matches/Tournament modus

  • Round robin / group phase
  • Play Off
  • Final games
  • 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs

Click here for the regulations and exceptional rules of our Handball tournament.

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Tennis

Mixed* – Team Competitions
CategoryCutoff Date
U 16Born 01.01.2004 and younger
U 14Born 01.01.2006 and younger
U 12Born 01.01.2008 and younger

* A team consists of a minimum of 4 players. 2 additional players can be registered as substitutes. At least one girl has tio be registered per team.

Boys and Girls – Singles Competitions
CategoryCutoff Date
U 18Born 01.01.2002 and younger
 
Tournament Mode (Team Competitions)
  • There will be a group stage (Round Robin) followed by a KO stage
  • An encounter consists of:
    • 4 singles
    • 1 double
  • Mode of Play:
    • In the group stage each match is played on 2 won match-tiebreaks (until 10 points, 2 points difference)
    • In the KO stage each match consists of 2 short sets (first player to win 4 Games) with a match-tiebreak to be played in case of a 1:1 in sets
  • Points System:
    • Win – 1 point
    • Loss – 0 points

For every player an ITN Rating Number has to be provided, so that the Organizing Committee can assess the level of all players and divide teams into an elite tournament and a regular tournament if necessary.

More information and detailed descriptions of the ITN rating system can be viewed here: http://www.tennisplayandstay.com/itn/itn-categories/itn-categories.aspx

Please also rank all your players from position 1 to 4, with the strongest player on position 1 and let us know your internal ranking.

Disclaimer: The Tournament Mode is still subject to change and may be adapted to fit the number of participants. Requests and feedback of the respective coaches shall be considered as well.

Click here for the detailed rules and regulations of our Tennis tournament.

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Basketball

Mixed*
Age Groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 12 mixed01.01.2008 and younger4 x 8 min
U 10 mixed01.01.2010 and younger4 x 8 min

*No minimum number of boys or girls required.

Boys
Age Groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 1901.01.2001 and younger4 x 8 min
U 1601.01.2004 and younger4 x 8 min
U 1401.01.2006 and younger4 x 8 min
Girls
Age Groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 1901.01.2001and younger4 x 8 min
U 1601.01.2004 and younger4 x 8 min
U 1401.01.2006 and younger4 x 8 min

Number of matches/Tournament mode

  • The 4×8 minutes are “running time”. Only the last 2 minutes of the fourth quarter are stopped.
  • Round robin / group phase
  • Play Off
  • Final games
  • 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs


Click here for regulations and exceptional rules of the UWG Basketball tournament.

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Volleyball

Boys and girls

Age groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
Player/Team
U 19 01.01.2001 and younger2 sets (21 points)6
U 1701.01.2003 and younger2 sets (21 points)6
U 1501.01.2005 and younger2 sets (21 points)6
U 1301.01.2007 and younger2 sets (21 points)4
U 1101.01.2009 and younger2 sets (21 points)3

Number of matches/Tournament modus

  • Round robin / group phase
  • Play Off
  • Final games
  • 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play offs

Click here for the regulations and excpetional rules of our Volleyball tournament.

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Orienteering

Boys and girls

Single competitions
Age groupsCutoff DateWinner Time
U 1801.01.2002 and youngerapprox. 30 minutes
U 1601.01.2004 and youngerapprox. 30 minutes
U 1401.01.2006 and youngerapprox. 30 minutes
U 1201.01.2008 and youngerapprox. 25 minutes
Sprint-relay
Age groups Cutoff DateWinner Time
U 1801.01.2002 and youngerapprox. 15 minutes
U 1401.01.2006 and youngerapprox. 15 minutes

There is no Limit of competitors in a team or age group.

Competitions: 1 x Training, 2 x Single, 1 x Sprint-Relay

Sprint relay: Every relay has to have 2 male and 2 female runners. The running order is: female-male-male-female.

Program Overview

25th June 202010:00 – 16:00Training
26th June 202010:00 – 13:00Training
26th June 202013:00 – 16:001. Orienteering Competition Single Run
27th June 202013:00 – 16:002. Orienteering Competition Relay Run
28th June 202010:00 – 12:003. Orienteering Competition

Overview of the Orienteering Areas

Link for runners information and results: http://orientierungslauf.hsv-villach.at

Click here for the rules of our Orienteering tournament.  

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Field Hockey

Boys & Girls  
Age GroupCutoff Date
Duration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 1601.01.2004 and younger2 x 2011

 

Mixed*   
Age GroupCutoff DateDuration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 12 (3/4 field)01.01.2008 and younger2 x 159
U 10 (Small field)01.01.2010 and younger2 x 157


*No minimum number of boys or girls required.

Number of matches / Tournament mode

  • 1) Round robin / Group phase
  • 2) Play Offs / KO phase
  • 3) Finals
  • In total 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs

Click here for the regulations and rules of our Field Hockey tournament.

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Rugby 7s

Boys   
Age GroupCutoff Date
Duration of games
Players/Team
U 1801.01.2002 and younger2 x 77
U 1601.01.2004 and younger2 x 77
U 1401.01.2006 and younger2 x 77
U 1201.01.2008 and younger2 x 77
U 1001.01.2010 and younger2 x 57
Girls   
Age GroupCutoff Date
Duration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 1801.01.2002 and younger2 x 77
U 1501.01.2005 and younger2 x 77

Number of matches / Tournament mode

  • 1) Round robin / Group phase
  • 2) Play Offs / KO phase
  • 3) Finals
  • In total 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs

Tournament Meeting

On Thursday (25th of June) a Rugby coaches’ meeting will be held at 20:00 hrs.
If possible, all coaches and referees should be present. At this meeting the tournament
board will discuss organizational matters, the tournament schedule and regulations, and all coaches have the opportunity to raise issues, make suggestions and ask questions.
Location/Meeting point: Players Town, at the VIP Area

Rugby Clinics with South African Coach

As a special treat, workshops and training sessions with top coaches from South Africa will take place in between and during games. The coaches will offer advice and know-how to both athletes and coaches during the tournament, so you can improve your skills.

Click here for the regulations and rules of our Rugby tournament. 

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Swimming

Boys and girls

Age GroupsYear of Birth
U 182002/2003
U 162004/2005
U 142006/2007
U 122008/2009
U 102010/2011

Depending on the age groups the following contests take place:

Backstroke50m, 100m, 200m
Breaststroke50m, 100m, 200m
Freestyle50m ,100m, 200m, 400m, 8x50m, 4x100m
Butterfly50m, 100m
Medley200m, 4x100m

More information about the swimming competition incl. Regulations and Registration instructions is available for download under the following link.

The results of the 2019 UWG swimming competition can be found under the following link.

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Athletics

Boys and Girls 
Age GroupYears of Birth
U 182003-2004
U 162005-2006
U 142007-2008
U 122009-2010
U 102011 and younger

Depending on the age groups the following contests will take place:

Sprint40m, 60m, 100m
Hurdles40 hurdles, 60 hurdles
Time Runs300m, 400m, 800m, 3000m
Relay4 x 400m
Long Jump/ Vortex/Javelin/Shot Put

A supporting program consisting of flying sprints will be offered in order to give athletes who have been eliminated from their competitions the possibility to stay active. Everyone can participate in this event.

Click here for the regulations and rules of the UWG Athletics meeting.

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Floorball

Boys*
Age Group
Cutoff Date
Duration of games
U13
(small court)
01.01.2007
and younger
2 x 15 Min. (5 players + 1 goalkeeper)
U15
(small court)
01.01.2005
and younger
2 x 15 Min. (3 players + 1 goalkeeper)
U17
(large court)
01.01.2003
and younger
2 x 15 Min. (3 players + 1 goalkeeper)


*Girls allowed as well.

Number of matches / Tournament mode

  • 1) Round robin / Group phase
  • 2) Play Off / KO phase
  • 3) Finals
  • In total 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs

Here you can have a look at the detailed rules for the Floorball competition.

Floorball Referees

We are still looking for Floorball referees for the United World Games. If you are interested please contact us at office@unitedworldgames.com or 0043/69910545.

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Soccer

Boys
Age GroupsCutoff DateDuration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 18 Full pitch01.01.2002 and younger2 x 2011
U 15 Full pitch01.01.2005 and younger2 x 2011
U 13 Full pitch01.01.2007 and younger2 x 2011
U 12 Half pitch*01.01.2008 and younger2 x 159
U 11 Half pitch01.01.2009 and younger2 x 157
U 10 Half pitch01.01.2010 and younger2 x 157
U 9 Half pitch01.01.2011 and younger1 x 127
U 8 Small pitch01.01.2012 and younger1 x 125
U 7 Small pitch01.01.2013 and younger1 x 125

* In the U12 games will either be played on one half of the full pitch (from sideline to sideline) or from box to box (16 m area) on the full pitch.

Girls
Age GroupsCutoff DateDuration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 19 Full pitch01.01.2001 and younger2 x 2011
U 15 Full pitch01.01.2005 and younger2 x 2011
U 13 Half pitch01.01.2007 and younger2 x 157

1-day-tournament

In addition to our regular 3-day-tournament, we will have 1-day-tournaments in some age categories.

In the following age categories only 1-day-tournaments will be held (no 3-day-tournaments):

• U9 Boys
• U8 Boys
• U7 Boys

Number of matches / Tournament mode

  • Round robin / group phase
  • Play Off
  • Final games
  • 4 – 6 Matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs


Click here for the regulations and excpetional rules of our Soccer tournament.

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Ice Hockey “3on3”

The 3on3 tournament will be played with 3 players plus 1 goalkeeper per team in one third of the rink on two goals.
The players need to wear full equipment. Body checking and slap shots are not allowed.
A team consists of a maximum of 9 players plus 2 goalkeepers.

Boys
Age groups
Cutoff DateDuration of games
U 1601.01.2004 and younger15 min
U 1401.01.2006 and younger15 min
U 1201.01.2008 and younger15 min
U 1001.01.2010 and younger15 min
Girls
Age groupsDeadlinesDuration of games
U 1601.01.2004 and younger15 min

Tournament mode

  • Duration: 15 minutes running time. There is no halftime break.
  • Round robin / group phase
  • Play Off
  • Final games

Click here for regulations and exceptional rules of the UWG Ice Hockey tournament.

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Ultimate Frisbee

Mixed  
Age category
Cutoff Date
Duration of Games / Mode
U 20 (Smaller Pitch)01.01.2001 and younger1 x 40 min (5 vs. 5 players)
U 17 (Smaller Pitch)01.01.2004 and younger1 x 20 min (5 vs. 5 players)
U 15 (Smaller Pitch)01.01.2006 and younger1 x 20 min (5 vs. 5 players)

Number of matches / Tournament mode

  • 1) Round robin / Group phase
  • 2) Play Off / KO phase
  • 3) Finals
  • In total 4-6 matches, depending on your success in the Play Offs

For further information and detailed rules and regulations, please click here.

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Bouldering

We are happy to announce that the bouldering competition will go into the next round in 2020. After a successful bouldering premiere last year we want to make the 2020 edition even bigger and better:

Boys & Girls 
Age categoryCutoff date
U 162005-2006
U 142007-2008
U 122009-2010
U 102011-2012
U 82013-2014


Tournament mode

  • Climbing mode: bouldering
  • Qualification: 8 boulder, 5 tries per boulder
  • Possible Superfinals: 1 boulder, 1 try per boulder

You can find all the rules and regulations here.

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Softball (Fastpitch)

We are glad to announce Softball as a new sport at the United World Games 2020. The games will be played on artificial turf. We will upload the rules and regulations for the tournament soon. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at any time.

Female  
Age categories
Cut-off date
Duration of games
U 19 Girls01.01.2001 and younger
7 ings. or (1:15h)
U 17 Girls01.01.2003 and younger
7 ings. or (1:15h)

Beachvolleyball

Boys and Girls 

Age groupsCutoff DateDuration of gamesPlayers/Team
U 1901.01.2000 and younger2 won sets (15 points)2 on field, 3 on team
U 1701.01.2002 and younger2 won sets (15 points)2 on field, 3 on team
U 1501.01.2004 and younger2 won sets (15 points)2 on field, 3 on team

 

Click here for the regulations and excpetional rules of our Beach-Volleyball tournament.