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Veterans hockey tour, Bordeaux 2016

We have recieved the following email from Olivier Caddoux in France with an invitation to a vets tournament in Bordeaux.  Take a look below...

The veterans hockey tournament of Chateaux will be organized in Bordeaux on the Fri 13th, Sat 14th and Sun 15th MAY 2016. It's an annual event since the 90's.

Open to veterans sides, men/women and every year, teams from England, Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, switzerland are coming.

For this edition almost fully booked, we have already 3 french men teams, 3 english teamsh, 1 belgian team and we expect women teams from England, Ireland and Holland (the orangina's)


The tournament will start on the Friday 13th May at 1pm. Teams can then arrive on the Friday am early (11am maximum) or the day before (better idea) Teams can leave on the sunday late evening after the tournament or on the Monday morning early (better) Friday night is free for teams in town. Saturday night is the gala dinner in the wine chateau + vineyards + tasting. Saturday and Sunday’s lunches are included. The tournament will finish on the Sunday afternoon at roughly around 4pm.

We propose a package including everything there (4 days / 3 nights ) in 2 stars-standing hotel twin room with breakfast, all transport, tournament fees entry, meals at the clubs (some lunches and dinner), gala dinner in a wine chateau for 349£ euros (379€) per person including transport from airport, tournament fees, daily shuttle to the club, meals at the club on the Friday lunches, saturday and sunday lunches + Saturday gala dinner (wine chateau) + all aperitives and fun stuff during 4 days.

If you want to stay in a better standing hotel (4 star-standing) where some english will stay, the price per person is 399£ per person.

The hotels are central and are all closed to each other (100m) and then, you will stay with the other teams (English, Belgian etc…) in central Bordeaux close to shops, restaurants, cathedral, histrial places, bras and pubs, night clubs etc….

If you wanna stay one night more, it's possible. Extra night at the hotels including breakfast is possible (if you wnna leave on the monday am for exemple):


Deposits of 100 euros per person is required to register the team.