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Information on the Riesa Tournament

The tournament will take place on Saturday 5th January 2008 and will start at 12:15pm at the Erdgas Arena in Riesa.

Tickets cost 24 Euros, 19 Euros concessions and 35 Euros for a ’VIP’ticket. All tickets allo free access to local transport from 8am on Saturday to 4pm on Sunday. FC supporters have been allocated to Blok K.

Tickets are available from a ticket hotline +49 3525 601160 or at info@erdgasarena.de. Supporters can get more infromation by going on the website www.erdgasarena.de and clicking on the Freiberger Hallenmeister event.

You can also contacy Kathleen Prautzsch for tickets. Details below:

Phone: 0049 -3525 601258
Email: kathleen.prautzsch@erdgasarena.de
Address:FVG Riesa mbH, Am Sportforum 5, 01589, Riesa

Tickets are also available from:

1)Ticketschalter der erdgas arena
- 10.00 Uhr - 18.00 Uhr
- Am Sportzentrum 05, 01587 Riesa
- Tel.: 03525 - 60 11 60

2) Ticketschalter der Sächsischen Zeitung
- 10.00 - 18.00 Uhr
- Hauptstraße 56, 01587 Riesa
- Tel.: 03525 - 72415720

3) Ticketverkauf des Wochenkurier
- 10.00 - 18.00 Uhr
- Friedrich-Engels-Straße 70 a
- Tel.: 03525 - 50710

FC United will not be selling any tickets for this event and all ticket enquiries should be made to Kathleen at the above.

About Riesa

Riesa is a town with 36,221 inhabitants in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It is located at the river Elbe, approx 50km northwest of Dresden. Within the last few years Riesa became known as a dedicated sports town. A variety of high-carat sporting events and international championships contributed to it. Enjoy a walk in the
lovely Riesa municipal park at the Elbe, discover the old monastery with the modern Elbaquarium and the zoo. Admire the "Elbquelle" - the biggest steel sculpture of Europe. Get familiar in the municipal museum with the interesting history of the region. Familiarise yourself with the history of the much loved pasta in Germany’s unique noodle museum. Numerous cafés and restaurants invite to stay. Thanks to its favourable position, Riesa is the ideal starting point for expeditions into the Saxon hinterland.

How to get to Riesa

Plain: The nearest airports are in Dresden (50 km), Leipzig (90 km), Berlin(220km) or Altenburg (90 km). There is a well priced connection between London Stansted and Altenburg (Ryanair).

Train: At the airport you have got the opportunity use the train to Riesa. There is a direct train connection from Dresden, Berlin and Leipzig to Riesa. More information about the departure times you can find on the following website: www.bahn.de

Car: Furthermore you can rent a car at the airport.
Rent a car with Sixt Phone: 0049-1805-262525


Information on accomodation can be had by telephoning the Riesatourist information office on +49 3525 529420 or by e-mailinginfo@tourismus-riesa.de. More information can be obtained from www.tourismus.riesa.de This website has information on many hotels and b&b’s listed aphabetically for Riesa and the wider area so check how far it is to the Erdgas Arena before booking.

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First Posted ~ 15:10 Fri 21 Dec 2007
News ID ~ 1380
Last Updated ~ 13:59 Mon 21 May 2018