Play the Game

Play the Game 2019

Date and time

Sunday October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM to Wednesday October 16, 2019 at 11:00 PM

Registration Deadline

Wednesday October 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM


DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs, 1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs CO-80906, United States DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs
1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO-80906
United States


Play the Game
Maria Suurballe
Phone: +45 20 20 68 38

Play the Game 2019 - Athlete power on the rise

Play the Game 2019 is arranged in collaboration with University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and the conference will gather journalists, scientists and sport officials from all over the world.


13-16 October 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado – USA

Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton, 1775 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA


The full package registration fee includes:
- Full participation in the conference programme
- Social and cultural events
- All conference materials
- 3 x lunch: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
- 4 x dinner: Sunday (Welcome reception), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (Farewell party)

PRICESPayment only by credit card
Please note that the registration price for abstract submitters will be calculated as of the day of the abstract submission. 

Full package (13-16 October 2019)

Early Bird - until 31 July 2019               USD 650
From 1 August-14 September 2019     USD 750
From 15 September 2019                     USD 850

Day packages
If you want to regsiter for more than one single day, please use the green 'add to cart' button after having chosen each day. You must also answer the question about participation in Farewell Dinner for every single day you choose.
13 October 2019                                   USD 185/230/275
14 October 2019                                   USD 185/230/275
15 October 2019                                   USD 185/230/275
16 October 2019                                   USD 185/230/275

Accompanying person
Fee includes: Social and cultural events, 4 x dinner: Sunday (Welcome reception), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (Farewell party)

Full package
13-16 October 2019                              USD 350

Day packages
13 October 2019                                   USD 85
14 October 2019                                   USD 85
15 October 2019                                   USD 85
16 October 2019                                   USD 85

Full package*
13-16 October 2019                              USD 550

Day packages
13 October 2019                                   USD 150
14 October 2019                                   USD 150
15 October 2019                                   USD 150
16 October 2019                                   USD 150

* Students have to provide a written certification by their institution, head or department or employer. This certificate has to be sent to upon registration. If this letter is not received, the full registration fee will be charged.

You must book and pay your own accommodation and travel.
Play the Game has secured a number of hotel rooms at the conference venue hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Colorado Springs, as well as at a couple of other nearby hotels.
You can see the accommodation choices here Accommodation at Play the Game 2019

On Tuesday 15 October we will visit the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Buses will leave from the DoubleTree hotel at 5.30 pm and will return at 10.30 pm. The tour is included in the conference registration price. Please sign up when you register.

Registrants may transfer their registration to a colleague at any time, requests must be in writing and sent to There will be no fee for this service.

Cancellation must be in writing and sent to

In case of cancellation before 13 September 2019 the full amount less a cancellation fee of USD 25 will be refunded. Cancellations made from 13 September 2019 and "no shows" will be charged at full cost (according to the conference package you have registered under.)

The Danish Institute for Sports Studies/Play the Game collects and processes personal data as a part of the institute’s activities. This applies primarily to research/analyses and the institute’s communication channels, including newsletters and websites.

In our data protection and cookie policy, you can find information about what personal data the Danish Institute for Sports Studies collects, how we use them as well as what your rights are concerning how we manage personal data.

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Play the Game will record video and take photos during the conference for publication at our conference website and at

You will find more information about Play the Game 2019 at the conference website: Play the Game 2019

We are looking very much forward to seeing you in Colorado Springs.

Event Location

Organizer Contact Information

Play the Game
Maria Suurballe
Phone: +45 20 20 68 38

Organizer Contact Information

Play the Game
Maria Suurballe
Phone: +45 20 20 68 38