Hello Erasmus students in the Olympic city of Lausanne!

We are very happy to present you one of the most exciting ESN events of the semester : the International Erasmus Games 2017 !

Form your team and compete against the other Erasmus in 3 different sports: basketball, volley and futsal. The best teams will be sent to the international competitions in Porto (Portugal), where you will have the honor to represent Switzerland, your Erasmus country. So get your sport equipment ready and prepare yourself for the most incredible sport and team experience of your life!

The International Erasmus Games (IEG) 2017 edition will be held in 3 parts:

*** Sunday, March 5th, 2017 >> Lausanne qualification. Enjoy a sports day in a fun atmosphere among your Erasmus friends and get selected for the Swiss IEG qualification!

12:30h: Warm-up at sport center (SOS1), please be changed and ready at this time!
13h - 15h: Football
15h - 17h30: Volleyball
Please eat lunch before the event. Some sport snacks will be available during the afternoon.

*** Weekend 25th / 26th March 2017 >> Swiss IEG qualification. Did you know that Erasmus Student Network (ESN) exists in 15 different universities of Switzerland? At least 8 of them will join us for a friendly competition and getting trained even harder! Of course there will also be a social program for the participants, we are still ESN :) The 3 winning teams (1 for each sport) will be sent to the official IEG 2017 in Porto, Portugal!

*** 18th - 21st May 2017 >> 37 countries, 3 sports and around 400 Erasmus students all united together for this crazy sports weekend. If you made it until here - just enjoy! And let the Swiss delegation be the best delegation of course :)

* EPFL students : Wednesday, February 22th to Wednesday, March 1st, 12:00 to 13:00 at Agepoly (ME C1 398.1)
* UNIL students : Wednesday, February 24th to Wednesday, March 1st from 12:00 to 13:00 at the ESN UNIL office (Anthropole 1128.1)

For those who already have a team: You will be able to register your team on a google sheet once you have registered at one of our offices!
For the others: We will give our best to create teams for you!

The teams consist of 5 players (futsal), MINIMUM 1 girl, 3 players (basketball) and 6 players (volleyball), MINIMUM 2 girls, each with max. 2 reserve players per team. You can come with a complete team to the registration, or just sign up with a random team. Every person can play up to 2 different sports.

Exchange student with ESNcard: CHF 5.- per person
Without ESNcard: CHF 10.- per person
The price includes some snacks during the afternoon.

The 3 best teams (1 for each sport) will be selected for the Swiss qualification on the 25th/26th of March (participation for free). And the 3 best teams of the Swiss qualifications can participate to the finals in Porto, Portugal on 18th - 21st May 2017. A reasonable participation fee will be due for this trip, but you can still decide not to go after being selected.

The event is mainly for Erasmus students. If you are a local student, you can still come and play together with your Erasmus buddies / friends, but there has to be a minimum of 50% of Erasmus students in each team for the local qualifications.

We hope we've managed to motivate you to join the #InternationalErasmusGames2017 !

Your beloved ESN EPFL & UNIL Erasmus Games organisation committee