Stade Delloye, a place especially dedicated to the practice of field hockey, is located next to green lungs : the Jardin Public and the Coulée Verte. 38668 inhabitants live in Cambrai, in the North, with an enjoyable and quiet quality of life. It’s good to live in Cambrai ! A town of Art and History, but a sporty one too, recording 10000 sportsmen and women, Cambrai has a sport heritage quality. Sport has perfectly found its importance in the town, and the Cambrésiens can practise, whatever their age, gender or abilities. Cambrai is close to Lille (52km), Paris (160km), Bruxelles (108km) ; the motorway network (A2, A1, A25) makes it easier to reach Paris in 1h30, and Brussels il 1h. Cambrai station connects to Douai, Lille (TGV), and Valenciennes, and can indirectely serve five major airports : Lille Lesquin (60km), Charleroi Bruxelles Sud(114km), Brussels (148km), Beauvais ( 151km), Roissy Charles de Gaulle (152km). A free shuttle has been set for several years, in order to encourage people to move inside the town. With pleasant temperatures, the climate is oceanic. Schools and universities are significant and active : 12 kindergartens, 12 primary schools, 4 middle schools, 4 high schools (general, technological and professional). Moreover, Cambrai is host of two regional branches of The University of the Hauts de France (UPHF) and the University of Lille. Finally, the town has catholic, protestant and muslim cult places. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Jii9SFlxaY
Stade Delloye, identified by the higher international instances, is equiped of a brand new synthetic lit pitch, a practice field, 4 collective change rooms, a nursing station, a technical room, a conference room ; without forgetting the club-house next to the sport gym (100m), an available weight room (200m), as well as a wooded park all around.
Cambrai Hockey Club’s dynamism, supported by the city council, its 50 volunteers, 220 members, used to host high standard competitions, will be the privileged partner.
Paul Duez Middle School, its hockey class, will strengthen this will to host and welcome all the delegations.
Plus, Cambrai will provide accomodation for everyone in an entirely renovated historical military site.
The Delloye stadium is taking its name from Jean Luc Delloye : an international player, leader, coach and regional technic advisor within the French Federation.
The club was created in 1931, progressing in the highest national level for women and National 1 for men, counting 220 licensees and one of the most important national ranking with 15 indoor hockey national women titles, 5 field hockey national women titles, one bronze medal in the women European Cup, 3 indoor hockey national men titles. The club organised a European indoor hockey championship, many indoor hockey European Cups and a field hockey European Nation Men and women. 3 players participated to the Olympic Games in Rome, Mexico and, today, some athletes are in the National French Team or on the list of the high-level athletes.
Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Sauna Vehicle hire service Adapted vehicle hire service