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Basketball 3×3

As a worldwide popular sport, basketball 3x3 is a big hit in Croatia too

Basketball 3×3 is one of the most widespread recreational sports with over 25 million players worldwide. This sport outlines a dynamic student life – it is fun, exciting and unpredictable. The winner of 1st EUSA Basketball 3×3 Championship was the team from Croatia while the same team won second place at FIBA 3×3 World Tour in Miami. That is why it is a “must have” sport within the EUG 2016.

Team tournaments:

  • one (1) men’s tournament, twenty-two  (22) Universities applied,
  • one (1) women’s tournament, thirteen (13) Universities applied.

Side tournaments:

  • one (1) men’s Slam Dunk Contest,
  • one (1) men’s Three-point Contest,
  • one (1) women’s Three-point Contest.

Side tournaments are non-compulsory for participating teams. Entries to these tournaments only are not allowed.

The competition consists of three (3) days. The General Technical Meeting (GTM), where the presence of each Head of the Delegation is obligatory, will be held one (1) day prior to the start of the competition in the afternoon hours.

The tournaments will be played with balls size 6.

EUG 2016_Technical regulations_Basketbal 3×3

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The EUSA EUG 3×3 Basketball as the qualifying tournament for the FISU World University League

The EUSA EUG 3×3 Basketball is used as the qualifying tournament for the FISU World University League (Xiamen, China, October 21-23, 2016). The finalists, two best teams per gender will be awarded to the FISU WUL – with the limitation, that no more than one team per country and per gender will be qualified from the same country. May the two finalists be from the same country, the qualification shall thus be awarded to the next team in the ranking from a different country. The qualified teams will have to confirm their participation right after the awarding ceremony in Rijeka (July 25, 2016).

 All costs for the qualified teams (four payers and one official) will be covered by FISU and the Local Organizing Committee. Players shall respect the FISU age limit rule which define that athletes must be more than 17 and less than 24 years old on January 1, 2016. In case the qualified team is composed by athletes which are not in line with FISU age limit, team can change their athletes for the FISU WUL.

 The FISU WUL will feature sixteen men teams and sixteen women teams; those teams will be chosen according to the below structure – per tournament:

  • Two teams per Continental University Sports Association (10 in total, 2 from EUSA – Europe)
  • On invited team from the host country
  • Four wild cards
  • The previous edition’s winner.





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