Welcome to the 3rd Hamburg Queer Cup!

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and our team from Startschuss SLSV Hamburg e.V. are very happy to welcome you to the Hamburg Queer Cup!

This overview gives you all the information you need to enjoy the Hamburg Queer Cup.

Getting around

Hamburg has a great public transportation system with Subway (“U-Bahn”) and Metro (“S-Bahn”). A “9 am Day Pass” costs 6.50 EUR and is valid all day at the weekend. It is often cheaper than a regular return-ticket. For 2 persons it is better to buy a group ticket (12.20 EUR). All U-Bahn and S-Bahn pass the Main Station (“Hauptbahnhof”).

You can also come to our locations by bike. The “StadtRAD Hamburg” bike system has stations all over the city. The first 30 minutes of each ride are free of charge! You simply need to register for 5.00 EUR in advance.

You can also use the car sharing systems DriveNow or Car2Go. They have cars at every corner. But please be aware that our competition pool in Wilhelmsburg is out of their area of operation.


Check-In on June 21st

At the Check-In you register for the whole weekend and meet new friends while we have a glass of sparkling wine together.

When: 21.6.2019, 18.00 – 21.00 h

Where: to be announced

Your competition bag is filled with party tickets and breakfast tickets that you have pre-ordered with your initial registration. Besides it contains vouchers for the buffet at the pool.

If you cannot make it to the check in, just get your bag on Saturday at the buffet at the pool.


Competition on June 22nd

The competition takes place in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg. The best way to get there is by S-Bahn. Parking is very limited. You’ll need a 1-EUR-coin for the lockers.

Ort: Schwimmhalle Inselpark, Kurt-Emmerich-Platz 12, 21109 Hamburg, S3/S31 Wilhelmsburg

The pool opens at 9.30 am. The warm up begins at 10.00 am. The competition start at 11.00 am.

It is important that you are on time at your lane. Be nice to the judges and don’t stand in their way ­čÖé

As soon as the results are published, you can receive your Gold-, Silver-, or Bronze- Medal.

During the competition you can get food and drinks at the buffet. You can find vouchers in your bag.


Party on June 22nd

Our party “Badeanstalt” starts at 9.00 pm. So you can rest a little after the competition and look awesome again to meet us on the dance floor. At 10.00 pm we hand over the Hamburg Queer Cup.

When: 22.6.2019, 9.00 pm

Where: to be announced


Breakfast on June 23rd

The night was short. But anyway – join our breakfast at the T.R.U.D.E. in Barmbek. These funny letters stand for “Tief runter unter die Elbe”, (“deep down under the Elbe river”) and it is the name of the partial shown tunnel drilling machine that was used for the fourth tunnel under the Elbe river.

Please don’t forget your ticket! You also get a glass of sparkling wine – to celebrate your achievements with your new friends.

When: 23.6.2019, 10.00 am

Where: T.R.U.D.E. Hamburg,┬áMaurienstra├če 13-15, 22305 Hamburg, U3/S1 Barmbek

After the breakfast, you can take the S1 from Barmbek to Hamburg Airport or the S1 from Barmbek to Hamburg Central.
Please note: On Sunday due to constructions there is no U3 service between Barmbek and Berliner Tor!


Discover Hamburg

There is much to see and do in Hamburg. If you have some time left, we will give you some ideas and tips.

Elbphilharmonie: The new concert hall is just finished and already a landmark. For the Plaza, you can get a ticket for free on site (at the advance booking for 2 EUR). You can get there via the largest curved escalator in the world and have a great view over the HafenCity and the harbor.

Hamburg Harbour / Landungsbr├╝cken / Old Elbtunnel: During a walk along the jetties you can admire some ships. Through the old Elbtunnel you reach the free port side of the Elbe. From there you have a fantastic view of the city and the Elbphilharmonie. By the way, you can take the ferry (line 62) from the jetties to Finkenwerder and back and enjoy the view of the harbor and the Elbe suburbs. The ferry is included in the HVV tariff. The best fish sandwiches can be found at the fish bun king on bridge 6 .

St. Georg und die Lange Reihe: Das Zentrum der schwul-lesbischen Szene liegt in St. Georg und vor allem an der Langen Reihe. Zwischen gem├╝tlichen Caf├ęs, hippen Bars und leckeren Restaurants kann geshoppt und viel gestaunt werden. Tipp: Ein St├╝ck Kuchen im Kult-Caf├ę Gnosa.

Miniatur-Wunderland: The attachment located at < strong> Hamburger Speicherstadt is by far not just for kids and nerds. For hours you can admire the different landscapes, cities and scenes. There are not only railways here, but also ships, lovers, bog bodies and even an airport. It is best to buy a ticket online for it You do not have to wait long. The Speicherstadt Incidentally, is the world’s largest contiguous warehouse complex and, since 2015, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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