Bränbollscupen is a university sporting event held in Umeå, Sweden. Student teams compete in brännboll, a Scandinavian game similar to baseball.

Brännbollscupen was first arranged in 1974 with 44 paticipating teams.Throughout the years the tournament has grown to over 1000 participating teams.Brännbollscupen is always played the last weekend of May.

When the sun sets and it's too dark to play brännboll, the festival Brännbollsyran takes place.

External links

* [ Bränbollscupen website] (in Swedish)

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