1. Organizer
Kyushu Handball Association
Sanix Sports Foundation

2. Host Union
Fukuoka Handball Association

3. Special Supporter
Embassy of Canada
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Fukuoka Branch, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
Japan Handball Association
Kyushu High School Athletic Association
Fukuoka Prefectural Government, Fukuoka Prefectural Board of Education
Fukuoka Prefectural Amateur Sports Associaton, Ambitious Youth Project Promotion Center
Munakata City Government, Munakata City Board of Education
Munakata City Amateur Sports Associaton, Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation
The Asahi Shimbun Company, The Nishinippon Shimbun, The Mainichi Newspapers
The Yomiuri Shimbun, Kyushu Railway Company, Nishitetsu Bus Chikuho Co., Ltd.
Sports Event Handball

4. Sponsor
Molten Corporation
Sanix Inc.
Global Arena Inc.
Yoshitake-district Community Consortium, Takayama Amazake Honpo

5. Cooperation
Fukuoka University Handball Team
University of Teacher Education Fukuoka Handball Team
Kyushu Kyoritsu University Handball Team

6. Dates
October 12 – 14, 2018

October 12: Coaches’ meeting, Opening ceremony, the first day of Pool stage
October 13: the second day of Pool stage
October 14: Final tournament, Friendly match, Prize giving

October 12: Coaches’ meeting, Opening ceremony, Round-robin Day 1
October 13 Round-robin Day 2
October 14: Round-robin Day 3, Prize giving

7. Venue
・Global Arena
46-1 Yoshidome, Munakata City, Fukuoka 811-4153 JAPAN

・Munakata Civic Gymnasium
5-2-1 Inamoto, Munakata City, Fukuoka 811-3406 JAPAN

・Kyushu Kyoritsu University
1-8 Jiyugaoka, Yahata Nishi-ku, Kitakyushu City,
Fukuoka 807-8585 JAPAN

8. Tournament rule
All matches shall be played in accordance with the rules of the game of the IHF 2018

9. Player Eligibility

1) Players must be born on/after January 1, 2001
2) Three overseas teams recommended by their association
3) Four teams nominated from the top four teams of the Inter-High school tournament 2018
4) Three teams recommended by Kyushu Handball Association
5) Two teams recommended by Sanix Sports Foundation

1) Players must be born on/after January 1, 2001
2) One oversea team recommended by its association
3) Two teams nominated from the top teams of the Inter-High school tournament 2018
4) One team recommended by Kyushu Handball Association

10. Participating teams

【Mens】 12 teams attend
Three Oversea teams
Hong Kong Youth Team(Hong Kong)
HV Hellas(Netherlands)
Taiwan Youth Team(Taiwan)

Nine Japanese teams
Fujishiro Shisui High School(Ibaraki)
Sundai Kofu High School(Yamanashi)
Himi High School(Toyama)
Hokuriku High School(Fukui)
St. Michael’s Senior High School Affiliated to Kobe International University(Hyogo)
Kagawa Chuo High School(Kagawa)
Oita Oginodai High School(Oita)
Konan High School(Okinawa)
Fukuoka Selections(Fukuoka)

【Womens】 4 teams attend
One Oversea team
Alberta Team Handball(Canada)

Three Japanese teams
Rakuhoku High School(Kyoto)
Oita High School(Oita)
Meiko Gakuen High School(Fukuoka)

11. Official ball
【Mens】IHF official balls (Product ID: Molten H3X4000)
【Womens】IHF official balls (Product ID: Molten H2X4000)

12. Tournament format

13. Team composition
20 players, three officials, two referees (overseas team only)
Up to 16 players will be registered at each game.
Refer to the attached invitation details

14. Participating
Change of players can be allowed until the coaches’ meeting.
suggestionsCohesive tapes are allowed to use but resin (including spray resin) is prohibited.
Players must wear indoor shoes inside the gymnasiums.

15. Prizes
An award certificate will be presented to the winner, the second place and the third placed teams from Kyushu Handball Association.
A cup will be presented to the winner and the second place from Sanix Sports Foundation.

16, Official HP