The European College Sports activities Affiliation pronounces that the fifth European Universities Video games won’t be held in Belgrade, Serbia this yr.
Initially scheduled to happen in 2020, the Video games had been postponed to the summer season of 2021, but as a result of ongoing world pandemic, a call was taken in March this yr to additional postpone the occasion to a later date.
EUSA, the Native Organising Committee, along with the Serbian authorities, explored the choice of internet hosting the competitors within the autumn of 2021, but considering the unstable state of affairs which could hinder the Video games from being organized underneath the standard cultural and social ambiance related to EUSA occasions, a call has now been made to not have the occasion this yr. EUSA acknowledges the choice to not have the Video games in Belgrade this yr is in one of the best pursuits of all involved, preserving the security and well-being of the members, officers, volunteers in addition to the internet hosting nation residents as a precedence.
All events stay absolutely dedicated to moreover discover the chances of getting the occasion staged in its rightful and pleasant method at a later time. Discussions with each the native organizers and the Authorities of Serbia concerning a future date for the occasion are ongoing, with a call set to be introduced in the end. Within the meantime, EUSA members, registered groups, and people acquired detailed directions on the refund process.
EUSA retains its dedication to the upcoming editions of the European Universities Video games. Native organizers of the EUG2022 in Lodz, Poland, and EUG2024 in Debrecen-Miskolc are laborious at work to make sure the profitable internet hosting of each these occasions, and the bidding course of for the EUG2026 is open till September 30, 2021.