TIPF Purposes

  • to 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
  • to offer a structure allowing sportive and cultural exchanges among the participants and their, to create ties between different hockey club;
  • to promote ice hockey in the region of Fribourg.

The TIPF in brief

TIPF, means…

  • more then 200, 8 to 10 years old, players;
  • 9 teams of 17 players from Switzerland and from all over Europe ;
  • 3 teams, selected among all the Fribourg clubs;
  • 150 voluntary collaborators

…and also

  • as souvenir on NHL jersey for each player and the 3 coaches (approx. 240 pieces given each year)
  • a presentation of each team – with it’s national hymn – Saturday evening ;
  • teams pictures send directly to the participants;
  • festivities in the premises with concerts, bands and catering;
  • the participation of “Guggenmusik”
  • game opposing the “Old Blades” and “HC Fribourg-Gottéron” veterans;
  • on the air with Radio Fribourg, Saturday all day;
  • a Honorary Guest;
  • a final show with the “Dragon” and the “Guggenmusik”


Main partners


Tournois International des
Piccolos de Fribourg

14 - 17 April 2022