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July 2, 2024

Everything a Clan Fan Needs to Know About The Warrior Invitational Pro Tournament

The Glasgow Clan will play in the first ever Warrior Invitational Pro Tournament in Kaufbeuren over the weekend of Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September.

We will be joined in the pre-season competition by RedBull Salzburg, Jokerit Helsinki and hosts ESV Kaufbeuren.

About the Teams

EC Red Bull Salzburg

The Red Bull Salzburg ice hockey team, also known as EC Red Bull Salzburg, is a powerhouse in Austrian ice hockey. Since Red Bull’s acquisition in 2000, they’ve dominated the Austrian Ice Hockey League (EBEL & ICEHL) with multiple league titles and domestic cup victories. Their home matches at Eisarena Salzburg are known for their intense atmosphere. With a focus on talent development and excellence, they remain a force to be reckoned with in European ice hockey.

Jokerit Helsinki

Jokerit Helsinki, founded in 1967, is a powerhouse in Finnish ice hockey. With multiple Finnish championships, they joined the KHL in 2014, making waves internationally. Playing at the Hartwall Arena, Jokerit boasts a passionate fan base and a legacy of excellence in European hockey.

ESV Kaufbeuren

ESV Kaufbeuren, founded in 1946, is a respected ice hockey club in Kaufbeuren, Germany. Competing in the DEL2 league, they’ve won multiple titles and cups. Their home games at the Erdgas Schwaben Arena are known for their vibrant atmosphere. This will be the setting of the Invitational Pro Tournament.

Tournament Schedule

The Saturday will see the Clan face newly crowned ICEHL Champions RedBull Salzburg in the 1st semi-final (2:30pm face-off), with Jokerit playing ESVK in the 2nd semi-final (6:30pm face-off).

The Sunday will see the losers of the semi-finals play a bronze meal game (2:30pm face-off), with the winners of the semi-finals progressing to the tournament’s final (6:30pm face-off).

Sports Entertainment Tours Packages

The team at Sports Entertainment Tours have put together accommodation and game ticket packages for Kaufbeuren and the surrounding area with prices starting at just £219 per person.

Check them out HERE

The club and SET have investigated chartering a flight to Germany, however it will not be a cost effective option for fans.

Due to the complexity of block booking the amount of flights likely required, any of the Purple Army that would like flights included in their package are invited to contact SET: info@sportsprotravel.com.

We’re currently working with SET to investigate a potential more cost effective coach package.

Those Making Their Own Way

For Clan fans looking to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements, there are several options available.

Flight paths and prices vary. The closest airports to Kaufbeuren are:

  • Memmingen Allgäu International Airport
  • Stuttgart International Airport
  • Munich International Airport

There are flights available to all 3 from Glasgow Airport and Edinburgh Airport. Check out Skyscanner for flight options.

Fans can also find reasonable accommodation prices on booking.com.

Tickets For The Weekend

Tickets for the tournament are now available from the ESV Kaufbeuren website CLICK HERE

Clan fans can use the code: CLAN-6TPQ6V to unlock reserved sections T (seated) and S & R (standing).

Prices below are per day and are valid for both games and each day must be purchased separately.

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