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Major event bidding

The City of Tampere has a lot of experience in bidding for and hosting major events. We want to assist you in bringing exciting events to Tampere. We can help you in the bidding process.

We assist you in:

  • creating bidding materials
  • drafting a realistic budget
  • finding local authorities and partners
  • making preliminary hotel and venue bookings (quotas)
  • planning your marketing

International Sports Events in Tampere


European Masters Games 2023
IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships 2022
48th EKF Junior & Cadet U21 European Karate Championships 2021
ITF Taekwon-do World Championships 2021
Men’s European Volleyball Championship 2021
European Masters Athletics Championships 2021
World U23 Wrestling Championships 2020
Pool EPBF Men, Women & Wheelchair Dynamic Billiard European Championships 2020
Finland-Sweden Athletics International 2020
Homeless World Cup 2020


Taido European Championships 2019
European Open, Junior & Master Equipped Bench Press Championships
Tampere 2019 PDS International Competition & Suomi Open 2019
5th IAADS Open European Athletics Championships & 2nd ITTADS Open European Table Tennis Championships
UEFA European Qualifiers: Finland-Bosnia and Herzegovina
UEFA European Qualifiers: Finland-Italy
UEFA European Qualifiers: Finland-Greece


EDSO 5th European Futsal Championships 2018
IAAF World U20 Championships 2018
LEN European Junior Swimming Championships 2018
Finland-Sweden Athletics International
European Pinball Championships 2018
Finland – Belarus International Friendly Football Match
UEFA Nations League Finland – Greece
UEFA Nations League Finland – Hungary
ECCC Track and Field Senior Group B


UWW Junior Wrestling World Championships
IOF Junior World Orienteering Championships & Fin5
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
Athletics Nordic Indoor Championship
WPA 9-Ball Wheelchair World Championships


FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Finland-Croatia
AETF Taekwon-Do European Championships
Finland-Sweden Athletics International
SELL Student Games


Boxing Nordic Championships
IFAGG Aesthetic Group Gymnastics World Cup & Challenge Cup Finals & EUSA Cup in Aesthetic Group Gymnastics
Finnish FIM Speedway Grand Prix
ETTU European Veterans Table Tennis Championships
IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship
IFF Women’s Floorball World Championships


CEV U19 Volleyball European Championships for Women
49th EKF European Seniors Karate Championships
FCI Sighthound Racing World Championships
Finnish FIM Speedway Grand Prix


IFF Floorball Champions Cup
EAA European Athletics U23 Championships
GPA World Powerlifting and Benchpress Championships
UEFA Futsal Cup Preliminary Round


EJU Judo European Cup
The 40th Interparliamentary Soccer Tournament
ISIHF Standing Amputee Ice Hockey World Championship
EU Swimming Invitational


8th EUSA Futsal European Championship
ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championships


Ice Hockey Old-Timers World Classic Tournament
Youth Jukola Relay
IRF World Ringette Championships
EGF 54th European Go Championship
IUKL Kettlebell Lifting World Championship
LEN European Junior Swimming Championships (synchronized swimming)


EOC European Youth Olympic Festival


FILA Wrestling European Championships
EAME Waterskiing U-21 Championships
International Orienteering Jukola Relay
EMF Minigolf European Championships


IIHF Ice Hockey U-18 World Championships
ITF Taekwon-Do European Cup
IDSF (WDSF) World Championship Youth Latin


WKF Karate World Championships
IFAGG Aesthetic Group Gymnastics World Championships
EJU European Judo Championships
Swimming Nordic Junior Championships
Basketball Nordic Championships


Judo World Cup for Women
PDGA European Disc Golf Championships


ITF Taekwon-Do European Senior Championships
IFF Women‘s Floorball U-19 World Championships
WDF Darts Europe Cup
XX SELL Student Games
WRRC Boogie Woogie World Champioship
World Veterans Volleyball Championships
Greyhound Racing World Championships


IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships (with Helsinki and Turku)
EAA European Athletics Junior Championships
FIFA U-17 World Championship


EPBF Pool Billiards European Championships


IOF World Orienteering Championships
UEFA European U-18 Championship


EUBC European Amateur Boxing Championships
World Veterans Volleyball Championships

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