Sporting programme

19 –26 May 2018

26 May
ROSCONGRESS CUP. SPIEF 2018 International Golf Tournament
Peterhof Golf Club Peterhof, Gofmeysterskaya ul., d. 1
The tournament is organized by the Roscongress Foundation and the Golf Association of Russia. The competition will be hosted by the Peterhof Golf Club, located 25 minutes from Pulkovo International Airport and just a few minutes from Peterhof’s famous fountains, the Konstantinovsky Palace, and Alexandria Park. The strategic and panoramic components of the 18-hole golf course were built by renowned architects Greg Norman and Steve Forest, which guarantees that it is an exciting golf course for players of all levels.

SPIEF Premium package participants who have a confirmed ‘home country’ handicap can take part in the tournament. A Peterhof Golf Club team will lead group lessons with a subsequent mini-tournament for Forum participants who want to get an introduction to golf and pick up the club for the first time.

You must complete e-registration in the personal web office. to take part in the tournament.
Registration for the tournament will be open until 16:00 (Moscow time) on 22 May 2018.

26 May
ROSCONGRESS CUP. White Nights tennis tournament
Razliv Sports Complex tennis courts 1, ul. Akademika Vernova, Sestroretsk
The White Nights tennis tournament, a SPIEF tradition, will take place this year on the courts of the new Razliv sports complex, which recently opened on the shore of Lake Razliv. The tournament will feature doubles matches in a round-robin system with a semi-final and final round.

Access to the event as a participant in the Premium package is by invitation only. Detailed information is available in the personal web office.

26 May
St. Petersburg Corporate Games
Vasily Alexeyev Sports Centre 16, pr. Rayevskovo, St. Petersburg
The St. Petersburg Corporate Games will feature a fascinating rivalry between the teams of leading companies and the state authorities of the northern capital and the Leningrad Region. More than 700 employees from state institutions and commercial enterprises will take part in tournaments in 15 sports, including team sports (futsal, volleyball, basketball, tennis, darts, badminton) and intellectual sports (checkers, chess, backgammon) as well as arm-wrestling and weightlifting sports. The St. Petersburg Corporate Games are part of the Unified Calendar Plan of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation. The main goals of the project are to promote sports and a healthy lifestyle, establish new business and friendly contacts, and team-building.

SPIEF participants may attend the games as spectators by presenting their badges.

26 May
Ladoga Trophy Raid start ceremony
St. Isaac’s Square
The Ladoga Trophy is one of the world’s biggest 4×4 adventures on difficult-to-pass areas, off-road, all-wheel drive cars, special off-road motorcycles, and ATVs.

The grand opening of the competition and the start of the trophy raid will take place in the heart of St. Petersburg, on St. Isaac’s Square. Per tradition, this major event is part of the programme for City Day celebrations and the sports programme of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

For the first time in history, the European Championships in Motor Sports Tourism on off-road vehicles will be organized as part of the race.

Each year, over 250 crews from all over Russia and Europe attend the start. Over the course of 8 days, participants and spectators can expect to take an exciting journey through the expanses of Karelia and the Leningrad Region. The length of the route is 1200 kilometres, including about 200 kilometres of special sections.

More information is available on the event’s official website:
We look forward to seeing you at our competitions.

Free entrance.

26 May
Peace Rally
The international project ‘Peace Rally’ which will be held this year under the mottos ‘Russia and Europe Together’ and ‘Russia and the Western Countries Travel Along One Peacemaking Road’ will be included in the programme of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Rally will be held for the second time in a row and will start from Monte Carlo on 16 May. The first stage is scheduled to finish by 23 May at the SPIEF venue and the participants themselves will take an active part in the Forum.

Such rare collectible antique cars as Buick 1947 Roadmaster, Morgan 1973, Aston Martin DB2, Morgan Threewheeler, MG Racing 1969, Rolls Royce Corniche, Citroen 1922 will participate in the Peace Rally.

The second stage of the rally starts from St. Petersburg on May 26. The ceremonial finish is scheduled for June 2 in Monaco, where the rally participants will meet Prince Albert II.

The number of participants will increase at this stage as Russian businessmen join the drivers in retro and sport cars.

Free entrance.

26 May
ROSCONGRESS CUP. Hurdle Racing Tournament. Roscongress Sport Club Meeting
“Derbi” horse club and “J.U.M.P.” sports team are happy to invite both amateurs and professionals.

Club “Derby” is probably one of the best horse clubs in Russia is glad to announce ROSCONGRESS CUP. Hurdle Racing Tournament with participants of all ages will be held in the frame of Regional tournament “North-West Hurdle Racing Championship and Individual Championship”. It is a great opportunity to enjoy the competition and picturesque surroundings.

The first Roscongress Sport Club meeting will be held in the Club at the same day from 15 to 16. Members with Roscongress Sport Club Cards and Club Partners are invited to take part in Roscongress Sport Club Meeting. The program of the meeting will include the Club presentation and buffet reception.

SPIEF participants may attend the Tournament as spectators by presenting their badges. For more detailed information, please see your personal web office.

26 May
Leningrad Retro Rally
Europe Square
The Leningrad Retro Rally in St. Petersburg will kick off this year’s most prestigious series of competitions for regular classic car traffic – the 2018 Russian Automobile Federation (RAF) Retro Rally Cup.

The northern capital will host a competition for owners of classic cars of this level for the first time. The race will kick off in the very heart of the city on the last day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Participants will travel more than 200 km along some of the most picturesque roads of St. Petersburg and its famous suburbs: Peterhof, Lomonosov, and Kronstadt.

Depriving the rally participants of the opportunity to get to know the city on the Neva better would be simply wrong. So this time the rally will be held in a two-day format: on Saturday, 26 May, the retro rally component of the RAF Cup will kick off, while on Sunday, on the anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg, we will visit the city’s most interesting and significant historical and cultural monuments.

Participants may attend the full two-day rally programme or either of the days separately. The only condition is that they register in advance on the race website:

Free entrance.