European Youth Olympics Festival

European Young Ambassadors - EYA

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European Young Ambassadors Programme invests in a group of young people aged 18-25 who are inspired by the sport and the Olympic values, and wishing to contribute in building a strong value-based foundation for the international sporting community.

The purpose of the programme is to work towards implementing the Recommendation 22 of the Olympic Agenda 2020: spread Olympic values-based education and the mission is to promote respect, friendship and excellence, act according to the EOC’s own values of integrity, solidarity and innovation.


Participation in the European Youth Olympic Festival is open to all European young athletes nominated by their National Olympic Committee (NOC) and that is a Member of the EOC, subject to the current EYOF Charter and EOC regulations on age categories and quotas for each EYOF edition.