Ventspils to host Baltic Cup 2019

September 13-15, 2019

Olympic Centre “Ventspils”, Sporta street 7/9, Ventspils, LV-3601, with 3 courts

Participants’ countries:

  • Estonia
  • Latvia (host of Baltic Cup 2019)
  • Lithuania
  • *wild card – team from any other country

Age categories:

  • Men 40+; 45+, 50+; 55+; 60+; 65+; 70+
  • Women 30+, 35+; 40+; 45+; 50+, 55+
    Age determined at December 31, 2019.

Competition format:
At least 2 teams have to apply in each age category, with a maximum of 4.

  • 4-team format: Teams are playing Semi-Finals and the Finals:
    • Pair I of Semi-Final: Lithuania vs Estonia
    • Pair II of Semi-Final: Latvia vs *wild card;
  • 3-team format: Teams play each other. Guests play in two days (one game per day), host team plays two games per day;
  • 2-team format: Teams play each other (4×8 min) twice or only one full time game (by mutual agreement of parties)

* In case of non-defined situations, the host – Latvian Organizer has rights to choose a competition format.

Playing rules:
The official FIBA basketball rules, except the playing time. It sets at 4 x 8 minute quarters.

The winner of each age category will be awarded with the Baltic Cup trophy.

Draft of the Program:

  • September 13, 2019
    Games will start at *3 p.m. in 3 courts
  • September 14, 2019
    Games will be played from 10 a.m. to 7 p.p. in 3 courts
    AWARD ceremonies at *15:00 and 19:00 in O/C Ventspils
    CLOSING PARTY at 20:00 (place will be announced later)
  • September 14, 2019
    Some games would be played just in case of short of time limit on Saturday
    Departure! Good bye until next year in Lithuania!

*time of activities could be changed due to the number of the teams and competition format in each age category