Newsletter Mallorca tournament 2022

Dear Participants of the Mallorca football tournaments

Herewith we sent you an information letter for the Mallorca football tournament for Government teams. Please read the information and share the information with all of your team & delegation members.

Government tournament 12 – 16 May 2022.

IMPORTANT: Tournament Package / Contact with the organization: VERY IMPORTANT
All teams will have to pick up their tournament package at the tournament reception: At the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça, Carrer Riu Síl, s/n, 07180 Santa Ponça. (Tournament Office next to the sports bar view the map)

The tournament package includes:

- Voucher for the welcome drink. (for most of the hotels)
- Tournament wristband (without you can’t participate in the tournament)
- 2022 Tournament schedule/ fixtures will be send to you by the end of April &
   online by the beginning of May.
- Common information

Opening hours tournament reception

• Wednesday May 11th. at the tournament office between 20.00h and 21.30h

• Thursday May 12th at the tournament office between 15.00h and 18.30h.

• During the tournament days the organization will be present all the time at the football grounds. Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça: Carrer Riu Síl, 07180 Santa Ponça

• The local teams from Mallorca and the late arrivals of the Thursday May 12th will have to pick up their tournament package on the Friday May 13th at the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça.

• Outside these hours you can reach us via the telephone numbers:

TOURNAMENT ORGANISATION IN GENERAL/ Mallorca football Events; Harry Engels. 0031-653333083. (For questions concerning the tournament, and the organization in general.) NOT for hotel, apartment or airport transfer issues. For this you have to contact Viajes Adramar, Ms. Gabriela Gatin 0034-674102353.


The days before the tournament it’s possible to train on the tournament pitches between 11.00 hrs. and 18:00 hrs. You will not have to pay for the pitches.

Medical assistance:

Participants take part on their own risk. We advise to have a good medical or/ and travel insurance when arriving at the tournament.

Opening ceremony Mallorca tournament:

The opening ceremony will start on the 12th of May at 21.00h at the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça. We expect all the teams + referees to be present at 20.30h on the 2nd football pitch of the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça. We will start at 21.00 hrs.!

The opening ceremony for all the teams + the team captains will be between 21.00h and 22.00h. During this short ceremony all the participating teams will be presented to the audience. The local government will welcome the participants/ teams in Santa Ponca.

We realize that due late arrivals not all the teams can make it to the opening ceremony. We advise to have your dinner in the hotel BEFORE the opening ceremony.


Before the matches in the Mallorca Tournaments it’s normal to exchange pennons. It’s not obligated but kind and friendly.

Competition for best team presentation:

During the opening ceremony there will be a contest for the best team presentation. We will judge both the football team and the accompanying fans on the stand/tribune.

Football teams will be judged on their:

Performance during the opening ceremony, sports gear, original presentation, fancy clothes, carrying national flags, presenting your country in an original way. Presentation of the accompanying fans during the official opening on the stands. Fans are judged on their: Outfit, cheering up/singing, noise (use of horns, musical instruments etc.), flags/banners.

The winners will be announced on Thursday evening during the opening party and rewarded with tokens for drinks.


After the opening ceremony, on Thursday, May 12th there will be a openings party at the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça.

The party will be organized by the management of the M.F.E. in cooperation with the Santa Ponca sports bar. We expect everyone to come and meet and greet with your fellow football players & colleagues from all over the world. On Sunday May, 15th the management of the M.F.E. in close cooperation with the Santa Ponca sports bar will organize a 2nd party. The theme for this party is Roman Empire.

In order to make this party to a success we expect all participants to be dressed according this theme. When you pack your suitcase for the Mallorca tournament don’t forget your Halloween outfit. The most beautiful outfits (men/ ladies, groups) will be rewarded with nice prices.

Due to the Spanish Corona rules we might have to adapt the parties to the rules applying in May 2022.


There is an opportunity to see the island and the capital Palma. For all tickets and availability please speak to Viajes Adramar. They will be available throughout the whole tournament for any information regarding any excursions you may wish to book during your stay. Viajes Adramar will be present with a stand during the tournament. You can ask information via the e-mail address

Lunches during the tournament

During the tournament you can buy very tasteful lunches on the premises of the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça . From a simple burger with fries to a typical Spanish paella.

*Breakfast and dinner are included in your tournament package. (Food in the apartments are not included in this package)


All the teams (except for the teams who stay in the apartments) will have their breakfast and dinner in the hotel where they stay during the tournament. The times for breakfast and dinner depend on the hotel where you stay.

In common:

Breakfast between 07.45h-10.30h.
Dinner between 18.45h-21.30h.

We apologize already for the conflicts between the times for meals and the tournament schedule. If it happens to your team you could try to arrange something with the hotel management.


Tuesday, May 10th
• Arrivals

Wednesday, May 11th
• Arrivals

Thursday, May 12th
• Arrivals
• 20.30h.  All the teams have to gather/arrive on the 2nd football pitch of the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça. There you will be instructed by the organization.
• 21.00h. Start of the opening ceremony.
• 22.00h. End of the opening ceremony, teams can go to the opening party on the central area of the Santa Ponca sports complex.
• 22.00h Start of the opening party.

Friday, May 13th
• Start of the first group matches. The tournament schedule will be send to you before the tournament.

Saturday, May 14th
• Start of the group matches. The tournament schedule will be send to you before the tournament.

Sunday, May 15th
• Start of last group matches. Start of the knock out competition. Finals. Closing ceremony.
• 21.30 hrs. Start of the Final party at the central area of the Polideportivo Municipal de Santa Ponça. The theme for this party is; Roman Empire

Monday, May 16th
• No program.


The pitches are artificial grass. So we advise to wear regular futsal shoes or special astro turf football shoes, as shown below:

We advise not to wear regular 11a side football shoes with steel pins as shown below. This to avoid injuries.

Alcohol & Smoking on the stands

Due to new Balearic laws:
• It’s forbidden to drink alcohol on the stands/tribunes or pitches.
• It’s forbidden to smoke or bring open fire on the whole sports area!
• It’s forbidden to bring glasses or bottles on the stands/tribunes or pitches.
• We will enforce this strictly. Police fines must be paid by the team itself.
• There is a cosy central area with a large tent between de football pitches where everyone can party.

Vouchers for Welcome drink & wristband

The tournament package includes vouchers for a free welcome drink.

The vouchers for the welcome drink are only for the teams staying in the hotels! (not all hotels are included)

The envelope includes also a participant card and a security wrist band. Everybody has to wear the wrist band visible during the tournament. Only persons who wear a wrist band are allowed to play in the tournament.

The wrist bands are of paper/textile and NOT plastic. The referees will check the wearing of the wrist band

Very Important:

The organization cannot be held responsible for damage or injuries caused during or resulting the tournament. Participants take part on their own risk. We advise to have a good medical or/ and travel insurance when arriving at the tournament.


If the members of your team need a Rapid Antigen test or PCR test before going back to your country you can do this in Santa Ponsa in several places:

• Make an appointment at the reception of the hotels Playas del Rey, H10 Casa del Mar, Hotel. Pionero / Santa Ponsa Park and Sun Beach/ Holiday Center Apartments , Verdemar Apartments. you only have to request at the reception one day before leaving.

• Make an appointment via Deutsches Fachartz Zentrum in Santa Ponsa.


For the latest news and changes in the program please view our website. The website has been updated with the latest news about the tournament.

Or you go to our Facebook page for the latest news. Look for Mallorca Football Events.

Our Tips to visit:


(10% discount for the participants of the Mallorca football tournaments.)

(Avoid the regular problems with expensive car rental, long queues at the airport, extra costs for insurance, etc.)

As an extra service for our participants of the Mallorca football tournament we have come to an agreement with Rosslind Car & boat rental in Santa Ponca. Reasons to rent your car from Rosslind car rental

1. Rosslind has good cars and boats for an economic price.
2. The participants of the Mallorca football tournament get an extra 10% discount on the regular prices mentioned on the website
3. Ask for the discount/promotion code and send an e-mail to Rosslind gives you a very good personal service. You can pick up your car near your hotel or apartment in Santa Ponca or if you wish at your arrival in the airport area.
4. No stress at all with your rental car when you arrive in Mallorca. Rosslind will take care of all. a. No hidden costs. The price is the price. b. No extra costs like most car rental companies count for extra insurance, 2nd driver, tyres and mirror insurance etc.
5. Very simple pick up and drop off procedure: a. You pick up the car. b. Bring back the car as you have received. c. No discussions at the office.
6. The Rosslind office is very near the Santa Ponca sports centre and the tournament hotels and apartments.
7. You can rent the car without the use of a credit card.
8. Rosslind is a very flexible company. They will try to help you were they can and offer a fantastic service. They will be present during the tournament!
9. Mallorca football tournaments cooperates already for many years with this company.

The Mallorca football tournaments have been made possible by the tremendous help, sponsorship and support of:

Organization Mallorca Tournaments
Tel: 0031-(0)6-53333083
Fax: 0049-(0)2874-9017765

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