On the 9th, 10th and 11th of June, 1500 fanatic athletes from all over the Netherlands will come to Eindhoven for the 59th edition of the Great Dutch Student Championship. The GNSK is the largescale, annual sport event where athletes from Dutch universities and colleges battle for the title ‘’Dutch Student Champion’’. The event is seen as the Olympics for Dutch students.
Each year, there are eight annually returning sports: volleyball, handball, tennis, squash, outdoor soccer, basketball, badminton and fencing.
In addition to these annually returning sports, the board has chosen rotating sports. This year’s rotating sports are: water polo, ultimate frisbee, indoor soccer, korfball, cycling and judo. This year the GNSK will have debut sports, which are: (sports) climbing, golf, survival run and eSports. The following eSports are at the championships: League of Legends, Smash 4 (WiiU) and Hearthstone. Eindhoven is known for its innovation, adding eSports to the GNSK will support this.
The Great Dutch Student Championship depends on volunteers and all help is welcome. When you contribute during the whole weekend, breakfast, lunch, dinner, sleeping options and free drinks are included. Do you want to help us? Sign up here!
Do you want to know everything about the Great Dutch Student Championship? Look at their Facebook page or at the website!