IWT Nordic Racket Games

We are very excited to welcome a new IWT event to the calendar: The Nordic Racket Games.

The tournament will take place from May 5-7, in Holbaek Denmark. The Nordic Racket Games had a previous edition, a Challenger event in 2018. This year’s Nordic Racket Games will be held in what was voted the Danish Sports Construction of the year in 2020, Holbaek Sportsby. The tournament organisers have made an excellent deal for hotel rooms at the club, free transport from the airport to the venue, and free access to the best nightclub in Holbaek!

Venue – Holbaek Sportsby

The multipurpose sports centre is an ideal place to hold a Racketlon tournament. They have eight badminton courts that meet the latest requirements to hold international badminton events. There are four indoor (hardcourt) and nine outdoor (clay) tennis courts, four squash courts and there is room for four table tennis courts in the table tennis hall. There is also a swimming pool and a gym. 


Hotel – Special deal: sleep at Holbaek Sportsby accommodation for only 47,- EUR per room per night. 

The first 30 people who would like to stay at the venue can book a room for 4 people. The rooms will be 47,- EUR per room per night. There is an additional charge for cleaning of only 34,- EUR and linen/towels for 17,- EUR per person. Reservations can be made by emailing sportel@holbaeksportsby using Racketlon in the email. There are nine 4-person rooms available so it’s first come first serve. At the moment, there are only seven rooms left. Breakfast is not included but this will be available in the cafe inside the venue.

Other hotel options are mentioned below:

Hotel Strandparken is a beautiful located conference hotel, located on the seaside of Isefjorden and 15 minutes walk from the center of Holbæk and 5 minutes drive to Holbæk Sportsby.


Single room: DK 800 / EUR 108 night / Breakfast included

Double room: DK 900 / EUR 121 night/ Breakfast included

Reservations: email hotelstrandparken@vilcon.dk and state the discountcode “Racketlon”.

Hotel Sidesporet is a smaller hotel located, at the heart of Holbæk. Close to the train station and a few minutes’ drive from Holbæk Sportsby.


Single room: DK 835 / EUR 112night / Breakfast included

Double room: DK 1000 / EUR 135 night / Breakfast included

Reservations: email hotel@sidesporet.dk and state the discount code “Racketlon”.

Free transportation from the airport to the club

Thanks to the sponsors of the Nordic Racket Games, there will be several cars running on thursday afternoon as well as friday. You can therefor get to the venue easily and for free from Copenhagen Airport.

Contact Thomas Ostenfeld Larsen on tol@bio.dtu.dk or phone +4529694119 if you want to take advantage of this offer.

Player Dinner

There will be a player dinner on Saturday, where afterward people can access the best nightclub in Holbaek for free. SOHO is within walking distance from hotel Strandparken and hotel Sidesporet. Access to the nightclub is free, and more information can be found here.

Sanne Veldkamp / FIR Media Officer

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