DUKE International Youth Handball tournament

Dec 6, 2018

Rules - Age Categories


Edited: Dec 7, 2018




Duke 2019 games will be played under the following conditions:


Age Categories

Boys 2004/2005

Boys 2006/2007


Tournament rules

The tournament follows the international rules approved by IHF with the following amendments

Game duration: 2X25 (2004/2005), 2X20 (2006/2007)

Ball size: Number 2 for 2004/2005, Number 0 for 2006/2007

Resin:Only for 2004/2005



A team is guaranteed to play a minimum of 5 matches.


Ranking of teams

Ranking of teams in preliminary round and in main round groups of the A-final phase is decided as follows:

1) the total number of points won in the group, 2) the number of points from mutual matches 3) the goal difference from mutual matches 4) the number of goals scored in mutual matches 5) the total goal differences in the group 6) the total number of goals

scored in group matches 7) the lot „Shoot-out“ is played, if a game is tied at the end of the regular playing time and a winner has to be determined. Winner has to be determined in all knock-out system matches, final matches and bronze medal matches.


Team Roster

Each club must before the start of tournament must send OC a list of all participating

teams. The rosters contain the names of all players in respective category and also at least one name of a team leader.



Teams placed on first, second and third positron in each categories will receive Cups and medals.


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