Koper Handball Cup
International Easter handball cup
Koper/Izola, 19th - 21st Apr 2019

Rules of play



CatagoryPlaying timeBall size
WG (2002) 2x15 min 54 cm
WF (2004) 2x15 min 54 cm
WE (2005) 2x15 min 52 cm
WD (2006) 2x15 min 50 cm
WC (2007) 2x15 min 50 cm
WB (2008) mini handball (1+4) 2x8 min 48 cm
WA (2009) mini handball (1+4) 2x8 min 48 cm


CATAGORYPlaying timeBall size
MG (2002) 2x15 min 58 cm
MF (2004) 2x15 min 58 cm
ME (2005) 2x15 min 54 cm
MD (2006) 2x15 min 52 cm
MC (2007) 2x15 min 50 cm
MB (2008) mini handball (1+4) 2x8 min 48 cm
MA (2009) mini handball (1+4) 2x8 min 48 cm



1.) The competition takes place under the rules of Handball Federation Slovenia.

2.) The winner in the qualifications (in the group) in the team is the team which win a greater number of points.

In case of equal number of points, the winner is decide by the order of the results of mutual matches:

  • The number of points in their mutual matches. 
  • Goal difference, in their matches.
  • More performance goals, in their matches.
  • Goal difference together and the total number of goals achieved.

3.) Time out

In qualifications  "time out" is not possible to use. “Time out” is possible only in the final match.

4.) Final match

If the game ends with the tie, the winner is selected based on the final outcome of seven-meters penalty throw:

  1. Each team has five seven-meters penalty throw (more players)
  2. In case of re-tie, seven-meters penalty throw are preformed until we get the final winner (penalty throw can be preformed by only one player)

5.) Jersey or. dress

In the event that both teams have the same colour of jersey, must the first appointed team replace it with jersey of another colour.

6.) Delay or not coming to the match

If the team is late more than 15 minutes without unjustified reason,or does not come to the match team loose with the result of the match 0:6.

In the event of a recurrence of delays, the team looses the game with the outcome 0:6, the team excluded from further competition.

7.) Verification of the identity of players

Verification of the identity of individual players is carried out at the request of management teams and by the judges before the game. The player can be identified only with a passport or identity card. To the extent that a player does not have, a corresponding document of identification that cannot start the game, except in the case of an agreement, the head of the team with the lead judges to deliver their identity document within 30 minutes after the end of the game and then made the identification. If it is proven that, the player does not correspond to the category in which it had, the player excluded from further competition.

8.) Complaints

Appeal to the lodging of 100 Euro must be submitted in writing immediately after the race to the table and delegates. One hour after the game in the 'Press Centre'. All complaints will be considered by a Disciplinary Board. In the event that the appeal is favourably resolved, the deposit is returned.

9.) Disciplinary measures (on the handball courts and next to the courts)

Leadership of the contest or the disciplinary board action in the event of complaints, disciplinary offences, or in case of non-sporting misconduct (fighting, criticism, ect) players or management teams that occur during the competitions in playgrounds or outside them. 

In the event of non-sporting behaviour of players or officials of the team, a physical attack on the judges or the counterparty players, the player or an official is reported to the disciplinary commission. Which only it can be punishable by a ban on playing one game, in the event of serious misconduct non-sporting it can be excluded from competitions with the tournament. If non-sporting behaviour of the player or official who has been penalized with reminders or was band to play one game, repeat he or she is excluded from the tournament.

All the participants in the tournament should adhere to the rules prohibiting playing with ball, smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages in accommodation (schools, student hostels, hotels). In case of violation of this rule, the team is warned, if the "offence" is repeated again, the team is excluded from the tournament without recourse of all of the costs.

Minor players (under 18 years) must always be accompanied by the head of the team (responsible adults).

10.) Medical care/ health insurance

Upon arrival teams are obliged to deliver a list of all participants with the following information to the Eurofest organisation team: name, date and place of birth, address of residence, the number of identity documents. 

All tournamenta participants must have international health and accident insurance as the organizer does not take any responsibility of any costs of treatment. Organizer ensures that at each field has a medical staff, which provide emergency medical assistance in case of injuries incurred during the competitions.

All participants participate in the event at their own risk. The organizer does not take responsibility for unforeseen events before, during and after the tournament.

11.) Others

In case of insufficient number of registered teams in individual category, the organizer may decide to merge the two categories.