International Whitsun 6-a-Side Outdoor Football Tournament for Leisure and Corporate Football Clubs/Teams as well as Football Supporters` Clubs within the framework of „Fest des Jahres“ (4-day Whitsun Festival from Friday to Whit Monday with Live Bands, Top DJs and lots of fun) on the sports complex (near the football ground) in Neustift im Muehlkreis, Upper Austria.
Whit Saturday, May 27, 2023 (Preliminary round)
Whit Sunday, May 28, 2023 (Intermediate and final round)
Address of the tournament venue:
Sportzentrum Neustift im Muehlkreis
A-4143 Neustift im Muehlkreis
As in previous years, clubs/teams from at least 8 European countries will participate in the tournament. Namely:
- Czech Republic
For the 2023 tournament we expect clubs/teams from other European countries such as Luxembourg and Hungary and maybe for the first time a club from outside Europe.
FREE ADMISSION THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL!
Travelling to the venue: For teams with long journeys it would definitely be advisable to travel to Upper Austria by plane.
Munich Airport, Germany – www.munich-airport.de – is about 160 km away from the tournament venue and the festival site
Salzburg Airport, Austria – www.salzburg-airport.com – is about 90 km away from the tournament venue and the festival site
Upon request we offer a pick-up service by bus from airport to venue and accommodation.
Possibly planned combination of tournament participation with a short holiday:
The tournament venue Neustift im Mühlkreis is situated in a hilly and beautiful landscape surrounded by the Danube and Rana valleys and is only 8 km away from the Danube.. The surrounding area of Neustift im Muehlkreis offers a wide range of leisure opportunities, such as cycling on the road and offroad, horse riding, horse-drawn carriage ride, swimming in the bathing lake „Ranna-Badesee“ (approx. 2 km outside Neustift), hiking etc., therefore, it is highly recommended to bring your family and/or friends to Upper Austria and combine the tournament participation with a short holiday. Detailed information on the leisure activities is available by e-mail at At www.urlaub-neustift.at you can see pictures of the many leisure activities. The website is available in German only!
Accommodation: There are available accommodations from almost all categories in Neustift im Muehlkreis and in the immediate vicinity such as hotels, inns, bed & breakfasts, private apartments and farm cottages. There are also available accommodations in the German border region (Untergriesbach and Gottsdorf).
you will find some accommodation in the vicinity of the venue. Please contact the accommodation provider of your choice directly to book the accommodation. If, contrary to expectations, you cannot find a suitable accommodation please contact us at
Camping on the campsite near the festival site is possible free of charge.
Note: A shuttle service by bus between the accommodation and the venue and vice versa is available throughout the Whitsun weekend.
By clicking on the links below you can watch videos from the events in 2022, 2019 and 2018. From both the 2-day tournament and the 4-day Whitsun Festival. Year after year the festival is attended by more than 15000 (FIFTEEN THOUSAND)!!! people.
2022 event aftermovie (duration about 7 minutes) >>>
2019 event aftermovie (duration about 7 minutes) >>>
2018 event aftermovie (duration about 5 minutes) >>>
At www.facebook.com/dasfestdesjahres you can view images from past events as well.
In case of interest in participating in the 2023 International Whitsun 6-a-Side Outdoor Football Tournament you can get the tournament documents (Invitation with regulations, tournament schedule, information to the 4-day Whitsun Festival, entry form) either by downloading from
or by clicking on the link below.
Honorary prizes: Material prizes, cups and certificates. Picture of the Tournament Winner`s Cup >>> https://www.fc-lions.at/img/IPKT-Neustift-PokalM01-B400.jpg
Registration for the participation in the tournament:
Online via www.fc-lions.at
Closing date: APRIL 24, 2023 or after 42 registered clubs/teams for the tournament