SWEDISH HOCKEY SUMMIT '14
European Hockey Tour
2014 Tour Information
Enköping, founded in the 13th century is a prospering city of nearly 35,000 people, about 75 km (45 miles) northwest of Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm.
The region dates back to the Bronze Age (approx. 1800–500 B.C.) and is situated by rich farmlands close to Lake Mälaren. Numerous well-kept parks, green areas and lakes provide plentiful outdoor activities.
Enköping, is a strong hockey community in close proximity to some of the top hockey in Sweden. ESK (Enköping Sports Klub) is proud to have developed many top hockey players including several NHL players and is excited to host the Planet Hockey Swedish Hockey Summit this summer.
July 27-August 4, 2014
International Cup & Camp (Tournament & Hockey Camp), International Skills training education program, family hockey vacation, Coaches International education & certifacation program & much more! Our 18th year! International Hockey Training & Games for skilled North American teams/players. The hockey opportunity and experience of a lifetime!
Coaches/Managers - Contact Planet Hockey to submit a team for participation. You may (1) bring an existing team or (2) assemble your own tournament team. Team spots are LIMITED.
Players/Families - you may join Planet Hockey as an individual player, based on skill, character and availability.
* Interested players, please fill out a Player Profile.
Participating players/coaches expected from: Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Denmark, Canada, Srbia, USA.
Competitive Teams / 4 Divisions. Youth Divisions - Skilled Players Only
We operate under next season's (2014/15) USA Hockey birth years:
Hockey Training, Games and Education
Xtreme Games - Players will be divided into teams comprised of players from different countries and will compete in a FUN, competitive, friendship-building environment. Get to know your new International hockey buddies while playing: Floorball, Team Handball, Soccer, Flag Football, Baseball and Dodgeball.
ICEP (International Coaches Education Program) - All coaches from all teams/countries will participate in the annual ICEP, consisting of classroom sessions, meetings, socials, training materials exchange, off ice training and on ice training sessions. more
Player Package - Each player receives a custom sublimated team jersey (name and number on back) & socks. more
Included for all participants.
Players stay with Enköpings SK Hockey Club (ESK) hockey host families (2-3 PH players per house).
Non-Players (accompanying family members, coaches and Planet Hockey staff) stay at First Hotel Park Astoria.
Meals - Parents - all meals except lunch are included. Players - all meals are included.
Host Family Dinner - Join your child's host family, in their home, for a great night of Swedish food, spirits and hockey conversation. A tour highlight.
Transportation - Tour includes airport transfers (ARN - Stockholm Arlanda Airport) and all tour transportation is included.
Adult Activities - may include golf, wine tours, shopping, city tours, museums, pub crawls & social evenings. We will connect you with your housing family approximately 8 weeks prior to the tour to meet your housing family and to begin discussing and organizing fun activities.
Schedule - view our 2013 schedule below. Our 2014 schedule will be very similar and will be available Spring, 2014.
Tour Information - Planet Hockey is currently recruiting skilled teams, players and hockey families to represent TEAM Planet Hockey at all levels (Peewee, Bantam, Midget, Junior) in the Planet Hockey International Cup & Camp in Enköpings, Sweden July 27-August 4, 2014. All teams will be comprised of skilled players. Rosters/teams are limited and will be filled by qualified players on a first committed, first served basis.
Tour Objectives - To expose skilled North American players to European Hockey through Competition (Games) and Skills training (Camp) both on the ice and off the ice. Also, to provide quality European competition, training, cultural exchanges, touring and a memorable international experience for both players and family members.
Do players have to be invited/recruited by Planet Hockey? - No. Roughly half the players on each of our teams are new to Planet Hockey and we welcome new players and hockey families to join us.
Coaches - Enter your team! Are you interested in bringing your current team or in organizing your own select team to participate in the Slovenian Summit Series? We can accommodate 3 teams per division (see above) on a first come, first served basis. Please fill out a Team Interest Form . We will follow up with you. Also, be part of the ICEP - International Coaches Education Program. Included for all coaches.
Individual Players/Family Members
Bring your team or organize a team to go to Sweden! Team pricing is defined as your total number of tour participants including players & family members, but excluding participants 8 & younger and the team coach. To begin, please submit a Team Interest Form.
How are players selected?
Do I have to attend a Planet Hockey Camp to be evaluated and selected?
No, many players and families join us each year who are new to Planet Hockey.
When are Planet Hockey European Tours?
Typically in the Summer. Periodically we offer Christmas/Holiday Tours and Spring Tours. We organize Custom Tours any time of the year.
Can I bring my team?
Yes. You can even organize your own All-star team. Space permitting. Contact Shawn Killian
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Tour questions, contact:
Planet Hockey European Tours Director