Fulfill during a week end the dream of young hockey players from Switzerland , Europe even North Atlantic to compete as a player of the prestigious NHL



Declaration of Principles

The International Piccolo Tournament of Fribourg (TIPF) has adopted the Declaration of Principles, a set of commonly shared beliefs
from the NHL and 16 other hockey organizations internationally. This joint statement advocates hockey as a platform for participants
to strengthen their character, adopt positive values, and develop important life skills that extend beyond the game.

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The organization committee has 10 members all volunteers, working all year round, in their free time, for the success of the tournament.



President's word

Chers amis du Tournoi International des Piccolos de Fribourg (TIPF),

Pour la 23e année consécutive, le TIPF animera la fin de la saison de hockey sur glace dans la région. Grâce au label NHL, utilisé avec l’accord exclusif de ses responsables new-yorkais, quelque 200 piccolos arboreront fièrement, le temps d’un week-end, les couleurs d’une équipe de la plus prestigieuse ligue de hockey du monde.


Honorary Guests

Every year a personality of the ice hockey world joins the event as the “Honorary Guest”




The 23th Edition, from March 24 to March 26 2017, will take place in the BCF Arena and the 2nd Rink in Fribourg.



We need around 150 people to ensure the smooth running of the tournament ...




Our vision of sponsorship

The committee is developing stable and friendly relations with its partner, assuring the continuity of that event.



Main partners


Tournois International des
Piccolos de Fribourg

14 - 17 April 2022