Bidding for and organising major international sporting events

Major sporting events are:
  • the Olympics,
  • Mediterranean Games,
  • Universiades,
  • world championships (including junior championships),
  • European championships (including junior championships),
  • world cups,
  • grand prix meetings and tournaments.

The following principles are taken into account when deciding on consent to the submission of a bid for an event to an international sport association:

  • that the event contributes to the development and expansion of sport in general or the particular sport in the country;
  • that the event draws interest for live TV and radio broadcast and other media, and to spectators;
  • that the event is commercially attractive;
  • that the event helps promote Slovenian sport and Slovenia as a country;
  • that the particular sport has an organisational and competitive tradition in Slovenia;
  • that there is a chance that Slovenian athletes will finish among the top third of the participants.


Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport | Last updated: 21. 12. 2015