Referee registration for Copenhagen Invitational 2023

Danish Basketball Federation (DBBF) and Værløse Basketball Club, supported by FIBA hereby invites referees from all over Europe to our 9th international 3PO-clinic in Denmark.

The traditional tournament COPENHAGEN INVITATIONAL is being played in and around Farum, about 20 km north of Copenhagen center. This is a strong tournament with participation primarily of national teams and strong club teams, age U14/U15 Boys & Girls. This year we expect to play games on 7 courts in 3 different locations. 

Again this year there will be a 3PO-clinic from the 15th (evening) to the 18th of June (late afternoon). There will be 3 theory sessions, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and you will have 5-6 international games, all of which will be conducted with 3-Person-Officiating, with instructors on almost every game. Please arrange your travel so you arrive Thursday during the day and leave late Sunday.

There will be fee for the referee clinic, which will be 125 EUR. This fee goes directly to raise the quality of the clinic, and the amount of qualified instructors.

You will also receive a referee t-shirt and some other related referee equipment.

The 3PO-clinic is being held in collaboration with FIBA, and there will be instructors sent by FIBA and other national instructors or former international referees to give feedback develop the referees. FIBA will be selecting the main speaker for the clinic among their best referee instructors.

This year we can present three levels of lodging options:

- Standard lodging will be in school classrooms or equal on air matresses provided by organization. You only need to bring sleeping bag and pillow.

- HOTEL TENT is the local option. If you want to get a better nights sleep and stay local, avoiding shuttle busses, HOTEL TENT is your option. A new an innovative way to get a good nights sleep. Within walking distance of the main arena and cafeteria.
A Hotel Tent contains:
3x3 meter quality tent that will keep out any light
2 quality guest beds with 10 cm mattress, duvets, pillows, bed sets, blankets, 2 camping chairs, table and a battery powered lamp.

- Zleep Hotel. Through our trusted partner we again able to offer a quality budget hotel in Nordic design. The hotel 20-25 minutes drive from the main arena and cafeteria. The tournament will service the hotel 3-4 times a day with busses.
Electronic check in and 24h on-call service
The room holds quality beds, nice in room showers and and a flat screen TV.
Please contact if you want to book anything else than standard lodging. These options are only available as long as there are available beds.
Standard lodging and all meals are included in the clinic price for the participating referees.

All travel cost will be covered by the referees themselves, but we will arrange pickup and transportation to Farum if you arrive in Copenhagen Airport. 

Each applicant must fill out the registration form to be considered for participation. This should be done no later than April 15th. This also applies for any referees appointed by their National Federation for the clinic.

Since we only have room for a certain number of referees this year, we need to have a selection process, to determine who can participate in the clinic, we hope for your understanding of this. We are prioritizing referees that has been participating in the tournament before.

 You will receive an approval email from the system as soon as your application has been reviewed and accepted. In this email, you will also have details for paying the participant fee.

Once we have registered your payment, we will finally confirm your participation. We need to have received your payment no later than by the May 1st. If not your registration for the clinic will be cancelled.

 If we get overbooked,, we will create a standby list for referees in that case, you will be notified as soon as you register.

Each National Federation can send up to 2 referees. If you are sent by your national federation, contact your national instructor about payment.
Please feel free to contact Thomas at if you have any questions about the tournament or the 3PO Clinic.

We hope to see many of you in Farum in June.

Happy officiating!

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