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Pond Hockey
World Cup
26–27 January 2024.

An annual
sports event.

The event takes
place in
Levitunturi, Finland.

200 team
places and approx. 1500 players.

event, participants
from several different countries.

Read the rules

Pond Hockey World Cup rules

  • The matches of the tournament are played in a 3 vs. 3 format.

  • In the Fun Hockey series, it is also possible to play with mixed teams.

  • Team size max 6 players.

  • No goalkeepers

  • Game time 1x15 min of direct time. In overtime games, if the game is tied, overtime is played. Extra time is played until the decision is made

  • The puck may be raised to knee height.

  • Kick shots are prohibited

  • Tackle prohibited

  • There are no offsides in the game and scoring is allowed from the entire playing area.

  • Teams change "on the fly"

  • For fouls, the puck is awarded to the opponent and the own team must retreat to its own half of the court. Bigger fouls lead to a penalty shot, which is executed by shooting from the center point into an empty goal.


  • Hockey stick, skates and numbered jersey. We recommend wearing a helmet.

The best teams from the preliminary groups will find their way to the playoffs. 2 points are awarded for a match win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss. The size of the groups and the number of finalists are set according to the final number of teams in the event.

In the groups, the superiority of the teams in the event of a tie is decided as follows:

  • The result of the mutual match

  • Goal difference

  • Goals scored

  • KPS​

The players participating in the event are not insured on behalf of the organizer.



Pond Hockey World Cup

The Pond Hockey World Cup event will take place in Levi on January 26-27, 2024.

The Pond Hockey World Cup event is an entertaining hockey event aimed at hobby teams and groups of friends. On the frozen ponds next to the Levi fell, you can play hockey with a relaxed grip. The event's competition village in the heart of Levi takes care of the comfort of the players and stakeholders from morning to night!


There are 200 team spots in the event. The participation fee is €199/team.

Pond Hockey World Cup tournament

PHWC is a low-threshold sports event that offers hockey games for players of all levels. The matches are played on fields made of natural ice, surrounded by a pond hockey rink. The goals are of the Pond hockey model - i.e. no goalkeepers are used.

The matches will be played on Friday 26.1. and on Saturday 27.1. The games start on Friday at 12 noon and the event culminates with the crowning of the champions on Saturday evening.

The event offers three different series. The series are Women's, Men's and the Fun Hockey series in which mixed teams can also participate. Each team will have at least three matches in the tournament. The playoffs are determined by the team's success.

Accommodation in Levi

Levi also offers a wonderful setting for accommodation. A hotel and cottage accommodation are available. The accommodation offers for teams registered for the Pond Hockey World Cup event will be published on these pages in August.

If You would like to check what accommodation is free you can do it here: Our partner Visit Levi will also help you in this matter thru their sales team: / +358 16 639 3370

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