NGO “EUROIJADA” is officially registered in the Register of Associations on 6th of February 2014. “EUROIJADA” founded as an idea of team of young people who are very active in lives of youth. Beside student policy, “EUROIJADA” members are experienced in social inclusion, cooperation, networking, conference, meetings, large-scale of youth events, helping new students to easier adapt to university life, helping graduated young people to find jobs and to adapt to it, organizing meetings, workshops, events, sport events, activities against racism and many other actions. Members of “EUROIJADA” are young people from many faculties and universities in Serbia and young experts in various fields such as science, education, sport, active life etc. One of the examples is International Meeting of Students of Technology. This Meeting has been held at Faculty of Technology, University of Novi Sad in cooperation with Students Union of Faculty of Technology. Members and president of “EUROIJADA” are former members and former president of the Student Union.
– contribution to the strengthening of youth to become active in their own community
– trainings and educational lectures about techniques for successful negotiation
– giving opportunity to young people for gaining experience through volunteering
– promotion of cultural diversity, culture of peace, human rights and equal chances for all
– cooperation, networking and other activities fostering efficient management, internationalisation and leadership of youth work organization
– development of non-formal education and sport events
– Inclusion of the refugees
The strongest field of our organization is the implementation of our ideas and activities through sport tournaments. Organization of sport tournaments for youth across the Europe is our agent for networking and dissemination of multilateral partnership. Since 2011 members of our organization are organizing “Euroijada sport and knowledge competition for youth”, changing the host city around Europe. First edition of “Euroijada sport and knowledge competition for youth” was held in 2011 in Prague (Czech Republic), second in 2012 in Krakow (Poland). Next year we connected with students association of Transylvania (ASUT), and agencies and government of Brasov (Romania) and made our tournament in this Romanian city. In 2014 with support of Municipality of Thessaloniki with city major Jannis Boutaris in front, we organized tournament in Greece (Thessaloniki). City major Jannis Boutaris awarded “EUROIJADA” organizers with the plaque of Alexander the Great! We are very proud of this award! 2015. edition of Euroijada tournament was very successful. Euroijada 2015 tournament was held in Krakow (Poland) with 1058 students from 13 countries. City of Krakow major Jacek Majhrowski supported EUROIJADA and tournament was held in cooperation with Sport Department of Municipality of Krakow. All our events are documented by videos, pictures, documents…NGO “EUROIJADA” got her name after our successful sport competition.
Since 2011 and starting of international cooperation, EUROIJADA is growing. In 2011 project started with around 450 participants from 6 countries. All participants were accommodate in TOP hotel, near Chodov metro station in Prague. EUROIJADA 2011 has 3 sport disciplines (futsal, basketball and volleyball) in men and women competition. Tournament was organized in cooperation with Student association of University of Economy in Prague. Start was successful and this was tickets for next edition.
EUROIJADA 2012 edition in Krakow, Poland, was initial moment of cooperation with Modena Travel agency from Novi Sad, Serbia. They took care about transportation and accommodation of participants in second edition of EUROIJADA and we increased professional level of the tournament. Competitions in all sport disciplines were very strong. Even without social networks and other marketing EUROIJADA has got strong voice and many young people from 7 countries applied. Around 500 students were part of EUROIJADA 2012 in Krakow.
Edition 2013. in Brasov, Romania was start of cooperation with host city representatives. Major of Brasov, together with University rector and other leading persons of city of Brasov supported EUROIJADA event. Even medical staff and police were involved in organization and help for the tournament. They have provided professional conditions for organization with sport association high level referees. Futsal tournament was played in Brasov Arena. Around 700 students from 9 countries participated in EUROIJADA 2013. Here you can check EUROIJADA 2013 after video clip. Participants were accommodated in hotels in city center (“Coroana”, “Capitol”, “City”, “Decebal”). Tournaments was played mainly in Colina University center, Arena Brasov and two more sport halls. Like all previous years EUROIJADA has entertainment nights in the best clubs in Brasov (one of them is club “Goha”). Radio Television Vojvodina – RTV from Serbia made the movie about EUROIJADA.
EUROIJADA 2014. was organize in Thessaloniki, Greece. Thanks to city government with major Yannis Boutaris in front, EUROIJADA 2014 was held in University sport center and 3 other halls (“MENT” and “Triandria” are two of them). Around 750 participants from 9 countries were accommodate in hotels “Vergina”, “Telioni”, “Rotonda” and 5 stars hotel “Grand hotel Palace”. Like every year, our participants had transportation from hotels to sport halls and back. EUROIJADA 2014. attracted several media. Few television from different countries fallowed tournament: Radio Televizija Srbije RTS, Novosadska TV , TV 100 Thessaloniki and numerous portals Lika Clubbing Croatia … EUROIJADA 2014 after movie.
Euroijada 2015 was evolution in all segments of organization. 1058 participants from 13 countries were part of our history. Ministry of Sport of city of Krakow with director Barbara Mikołajczyk supported EUROIJADA tournament. All participants got free public transport tickets for all zones of transport in Krakow. Sport games were played in fabulous TAURON ARENA Krakow, COME COME ZONE sport hall, Hutnik, Kusy and AWF University sport hall. TAURON ARENA KRAKOW was the place of volleyball World Cup final, handball European Championship and World Volleyball League. Participants have been accommodated in 6 hotels: Ibis Budget, Ibis Stare Miasto, Ibis Bronowice, Olimp, Ibis Centrum and Quality System hotel. All three nights EUROIJADA had entertainment for participants. In the best Krakow clubs SHINE, COCO and Local were EUROIJADA parties. Welcome party, first day in the afternoon, was settled in Havana club. EUROIJADA 2015 was unique because of new idea of organizers. For the first time in history tournament has got album-catalogue. EUROIJADA catalogue is magazine with 52 pages. Catalogue contains all necessary information: addresses of the hotels, halls, facts, all sport groups with pictures of all participants, tournament schedules…this is two pages from catalogue: EUROIJADA 2015 improved her “surname”: the strongest European student sport competition. High level of the teams and professional referees are references for good voice around University teams in Europe and wider. For example, Slawomir Steczko and Grzegorz Hamowski are professional, first league futsal referees, from Krakow and they were part of Euroijada tournament.
EUROIJADA 2017 was held in Paris, France from 3rd till 6th of November. Around 1100 students from 14 countries participated in seventh edition of EUROIJADA. We used 5 hotels for accommodation (Mercure Rungis 4*, Ibis Rungis 3*, Ibis Budget Rungis 2*, Ibis Orly airport 3* and Ibis Orly airport 2*) and 8 sport halls with 10 courts for sport (1.Carpentier, 2. Delaune, 3.Ladoumegue, 4. Espace Edmond Delfour, 5. Champagne, 6. Cheymol, 7.Gymnase Piere Coubertin COSOM and 8. Complex Sportif “David Douillet”) all in 3 cities of Paris region. City majors of Viry-Chatillon, Savigny-Sur-Orge and Juvisy-Sur-Orge gave full support to EUROIJADA tournament and they were main figures in successful organization of Euroijada 2017 in Paris.
EUROIJADA 2018 in Prague continues to dominate with the strongest competition in tournaments for young people all over the world. 1050 students from 16 countries competed in 10 standard sport disciplines and one new: football! Beautiful classic sport complex STRAHOV, was EUROIJADA home of football teams.
EUROIJADA 2019 was held in Berlin, Germany from 15th till 18th of November. Around 1150 students from 19 countries participated in 9. edition of EUROIJADA. We used 2* and 3* hotels for accommodation which were located in eastern part of Berlin on very popular locations (Ostbahnhof) and 4 locations with all facilities for sport competition which were located in western part of city in Wilmersdorf and Charlotenburg. City major supported EUROIJADA tournament and were main figure in successful organization of Euroijada 2019 in Berlin. Students’ overarching impression of Berlin is that it is the perfect city for young people with excellently organized transportation, nightlife, low prices. After this fantastic city, a huge number of students asked us to organize a competition here again in the future and we are sure we will be back soon
This is main things that city host should provide for Euroijada tournament:
1) Sport hall for first day of competition (at least 11 pitches) and sport halls for second day of competition (at least 6 pitches)
2) referees for all games: 2 for every futsal game, 3 for every volleyball game, 2 for every basketball game and one or two table referees, 2 for every handball game, one for table tennis games for each table (3 tables are enough to finish competition). For chess, debate and quiz of knowledge we have our referees and host city can also have their
3) Medical help – very important!
4) Conference halls for debate and quiz of knowledge (3 conference halls for debate first day and one conference hall for second day, AND one conference hall just one day for quiz of knowledge)
5) Cups and medals for all competitions
7) to invite all Universities or faculties in the city host or from other cities or other countries to participate in Euroijada (it is important to have team from host city)
8) to be ready to put stamp and signature for visa invitation to participants who needs visa for host country – very important
9) water in sport halls for participants
This is 9 main things that is necessary to have from the city host. Additional things like free tickets for public transport, presents from the city to participants (T-shirts, souvenirs…), prizes to winners, one or two buses (around 40 or 50 seats per bus) to use them for transportation from hotels to sport halls and back, and also in the night to clubs…all additional things are welcome!
It is necessary to have volunteers and people from University or city hall for help in organization during Euroijada (in sport halls).
EUROIJADA part of the negotiations is to find good and cheap hotels to have low price. Than to animate teams to apply and come, than to draw all competitions and send to host city, than to inform all participants etc. Album-catalogue is unique in all students sport tournament and this is project inside of Euroijada project (collect all pictures of teams, prepare groups and information, game timetables…).
Host city should contains 3 huge clubs for parties.
Serbia – 4 Universities, 29 faculties
Slovenia – 3 Universities, 6 faculties
Macedonia – 2 Universities, 2 faculties
Bulgaria – 3 Universities, 5 faculties
Romania – 3 Universities, 4 faculties
Italy – 1 University, 1 faculty
France – 1 University, several faculties
Switzerland – 1 University, several faculties
Austria – 1 University, several faculties
Germany – 4 Universities, several faculties
Spain – 1 University, several faculties
Poland – 3 Universities, 7 faculties
Hungary – 1 University, 1 faculty
Croatia – 4 Universities, several faculties
BiH – 3 Universities, several faculties
Greece – 1 University, 1 faculty
Russia – 1 University
Lebanon – 1 University, several faculties
Morocco – 1 University, several faculties
Algeria – 2 Universities, several faculties
and many more contacts from Ukraine, Wales, Qatar, Libya…