This site hosts all the general info regarding the European Veteran Roller hockey Invitational Cup, an event to be held once a year (in the Spring or Autumn) throughout Europe to promote veteran roller hockey at its highest level. There are two categories, the well known 35+ tournament (since 2003) and the 50+ tournament (since 2009).
"Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does". Nelson Mandela in the year 2000.
After exciting final host Os Lobinhos winner 35+ category
Delft - after a series of 39 EVRICup veterangames in the 50 + category the team of C.P. Cibeles 50+ from Spain and in the 35 + category the host Os Lobinhos 35+ from Portugal were the deserved winners of the 17th edition EVRICup in Sintra (Portugal). The organization of the event was perfect and was a platform for friendship and sports.
Through the following address the final in the 35 + category is visible for some 20 minutes: http://youtu.be/s1zMd_U3RNY. With thanks to Bal Productions 2011-The Netherlands.
Sintra ranking 50+ : 1th C.P. Cibeles (Spain), 2th Hockey Veterani Castiglione della Pescaia (Italy), 3th Os Lobinhos (Portugal), 4th GEiGG (Spain), 5th R.V. Rolta (Belgium) and 6th DREAMTEAM 5 (The Netherlands).
Sintra ranking 35+ : 1th Os Lobinhos (Portugal), 2th Pacos de Arcos (Portugal), 3th C.T. Barcino, 4th V.R.C./DREAMTEAM 16 (The Netherlands), 5th Parede F.C. (Portugal), 6th F.C. Porto, 7th C.P. Vilafranca (Spain), 8th GEiGG (Spain), 9th C.P. Voltrega (Spain), 10th Herne Bay United Veterans (England), 11th R.S.C. Darmstadt (Germany) and 12th R.V. Rolta (Belgium).
Winner Jaime Labory Fair Play Cup : C.T. Barcino (Spain).
Update ranking EVRICup
Delft - After the EVRICup edition in Sintra - Portugal there is an update of the EVRICup ranking. The following teams can be invited by the present EVRICup organization committee. Every participation in an EVRICup edition gets 1 ranking point. The ranking points prescribe the determine of the invitation for the next EVRICup edition.
I.E.C. ranking categorie 35+
1. C.T. Barcino-Spain (16 points), 2. DREAMTEAM/Valkenswaardse R.C. 35+-The Netherlands (16 points), 3. GEIGG-Spain (16 points), 4. H.C. Castiglione-Italy (14 points), 5. R.S.C. Darmstadt-Germany (11 points), 6. C.P. Vilafranca-Spain (10 points), 7. R.V. Rolta Leuven-Belgium (9 points), 8. C.P. Parede-Portugal (8 points), 9. C.P. Voltrega-Spain (6 points), 10. R.S.C. Cronenberg-Germany (5 points), 11. G.D.R. Os Lobinhos-Portugal (5 points), 12. The Haque Veterans-The Netherlands (3 points), 13. Southsea R.H.C.-England (2 points), 14. Herne Bay United Veterans-England (2 points), 15. T.G.S. Darmstadt-Germany (1 point), 16. All Stars Italy-Italy (1 point), 17. Hockey Novara-Italy (1 point), 18. F.C. Oporto-Portugal (1 point) and H.P. Paco de Arcos 35+ (1 point).
I.E.C. ranking categorie 50+
1. DREAMTEAM 50+-The Netherlands (5 points), 2. TUGASS 50+-Portugal (3 points), 3. K.V. Rolta R.H.C.-Belgium (3 points), 4. H.C. Castiglione veterani 50+-Italy (2 points), 5. GEiGG-Spain (2 points), 6. Retroveterans 50+-international mixed team (1 point), 7. Euroveterans 50+-international mixed team (1 point), 8. C.P. Cibeles-Spain (1 point) and 9. G.D.R. Os Lobinhos-Portugal (1 point).
Update item Tournaments with 50+ medals
Delft - The 50+ category 2009 in Zaandam-The Netherlands with the try-out games was very sucessful. The older players wanted to go on playing in the EVRICup circuit after their "35+ career" ! From now on you see the medalists in the 50 + category of the latest EVRICup editions under the website item Tournaments.
Italian interest 18th edition in Vwaard 2012
Delft - The organizingcommite of the 18th edition EVRICup 2012 in Valkenswaard - The Netherlands has the possibility to host 12 teams in the 35 + category and 8 teams for the 50 + category. The teams will be invited in conformity with the E.I.C. ranking which is composed of the number of times participating in an EVRICup edition. If the number of 12 teams 35+ in March 2012 will not be met, the Italian H.C. Ottoruote Carbonia from Sardinia (www.clubottoruote.org) is one of the competitor teams. Belgium and Switzerland have also shown interest in EVRICup participating.