Frequently Asked Questions

How can we come to Lithuania?
Probably the most popular low-cost flight's companies Ryanair and Wizzair fly to Kaunas airport (KUN), Vilnius airport (VNO) and even to Palanga airport (PLQ), which is just 37 km away from the FIELDS!!
Riga is a bigger air route hub, so if you find a suitable flight to Riga airport (RIX) you also may consider grabbing that one!
By the way, there is an international ferry connection between Germany, Kiel to Klaipėda and Sweeden, Karlshamn. More info about ferries www.dfdsseaways.lt

How far is Klaipėda from Vilnius, Riga, Kaunas?
Vilnius  306 km Riga  306 km Kaunas 217 km., Palanga  ~35 km .

Public domestic buses/trains?
If you are using public transport, check the  Lithuanian railways ' website and  Lithuanian Bus schedule web site.

How far is the local railways/bus station from the fields?
From stations you can take bus or taxi to the old ferry port terminal (upper part of the map. Passengers only!) or the new ferry terminal (lower part of the map. This one accepts cars!) 
Ferries: during summer season ferries are going quite often to Curonian Spit-Smiltynė It takes ~5-10 minutes to cross-over with the ferry ( www.keltas.lt )
From the ferry to fields: distance to the fields are 1,5 km - 3 km (depending on your chosen ferry), so you can take a walk or a warm-up jog 🙂

Tournament map
Right here - map above is detailed here. PUSH for MORE.

At what time does tournament end on Sunday?
The closing ceremony is expected to take place about ~18.00 (6.00 PM).

Can we order lunch or any other food and beverage in the fields?
Lunch: Yes! Lunch menus will be sent about 2 weeks before the event to team captains so you can order a proper meal.
Water: Each team will receive 10 liters of fresh water daily (stay hydrated!).
Snacks/drinks: You can purchase some snacks at the place, but we recommend you to buy it from the city.

Tournament timetable?
Friday, Saturday we will start early and finish playing around 6 o'clock.
Sunday should be a bit less crowded. 
Last games should be played ~3 P.M./4 P.M. o'clock.
The official schedule will be posted ~1 week before the event. 

How many players does a team consist of?
Five on the field: a roster of at least 8 people is highly recommended

How many games will each team play during the tournament?
We are focusing on a schedule that will allow teams to have ~8 games.

Can I play in two teams?
No. One player can play one team. Not two, not three. Just one.

Size the fields?
Official size fields for 5 x 5 play BULA (Beach Ultimate Lovers Association)
75 x 25 meters. End zones are 15 meters long.

Time after time we do get question miXed division? How many women there should be on the filed?
2 men, 2 women. Gender of the 5th person is decided according to 2017 beach rules appendix.

Can we sleep in the tents on the beach?
We’re afraid that this is illegal and you could get in trouble for doing that. Curonian Spit is one big national park with its own laws, please respect them.

How many Beach Ultimate lovers will join the event?
We are aiming to gather about 300! (like in the movie 🙂 )

How is the weather like in Klaipėda in July?
average 24-hr temperature: 18.2 °C

average maximum temperature: 21 °C
average minimum temperature: 15 °C

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