On behalf of the official organisation of the world’s largest soccer tournament exclusively for government personnel, I have the great honour of inviting your department/team to the 34th annual World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament in the Netherlands this October. This event has the full support of the IPA in the Netherlands.
Our 2016 tournament was a great success with enthusiastic participation from 2,900 government personnel from over 52 countries. More than 200 football teams competed for the championship cup in three different divisions.
For invited teams that are new to the WPIST, you can read more about the history of the tournament and watch videos covering the event.
This year’s World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament will be held from Monday October 9th up to and including Friday 13th October 2017.
Our opening ceremony will take place on Monday, with tournament matches scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday. This year, teams will complete all of their matches in a short time period and enjoy one day off for excursions in the Netherlands or neighbouring Germany.
All teams will need to depart no later than Friday the 13th of October. For participants who wish to spend more time in the Netherlands, special accommodations are available one week prior to the official start of the tournament.
The World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament is the only world championship indoor soccer (futsal) event exclusively for government teams.
The World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament is open to: Police Officers, Fire fighters, Custom Officers, Military personnel, Tax Officers, personnel of the Ministry of Interior, state, provincial or municipal employees and staff from the various ministries.
In this tournament, your team will face some of the most competitive government football teams from more than 50 countries. It is also the largest government soccer tournament in the world organized at the most economical cost for participants. The organisation has worked for 34 years to achieve this unique standard