Relation with Authorities

Portuguese Government:

Concerning relations with tertiary educational and governmental authorities, the event will be endorsed by the Ministry of Education and Science (MEC) and the Secretary of State of Sport And Youth (SEDJ), respectively the highest educational and sports governing bodies in Portugal.

Braga City Mayor:

The Town Hall of Braga, though it’s Mayor, will officially recognize the occasion and the city’s dedication to success of the Championships through logistic support. Facilities, transportation and customary receptions will be handled in coordination the Organising Committee, bearing in mind the events international, national and local importance and needs.

Portuguese University Sports Federation:

The National University Championships Finals 2014/2015 will be organized in Braga and Guimarães between 18th and 26th April 2015.

Portuguese Handball Federation:

Event officially supported by the Portuguese Handball Federation (FAP). FAP will cooperate with EHF and Technical Delegate in the nomination of referees for the event. EUC Handball will be included by FAP in the 2014/2015 national calendar.

Police, Customs, Security:

Master plan for all security issues will be developed, after receive the complete list of teams. Close cooperation was established between local police and University of Minho private security company to assure the normal running of the event. As in previous events, Portuguese authorities will recognise this competition and will cooperate very closely with the Organising Committee in order to facilitate customs formalities. The countries with visa procedures will be assisted by the OC in contacting Portuguese diplomatic representatives in the respective country in order to obtain detailed information and necessary visas. Athletes and other delegation members should then apply for an entry visa in order to allow entry into Portuguese territory.