Entitled to enter the competition are newly built facilities as well as expansions, modernizations, rehabilitations or conversions of existing buildings and facilities as well as temporary venues. Submitted projects will be assigned by the jury in one of the following categories:
Major outdoor stadiums Outdoor stadiums for competitions and events, e.g. for ball games, athletics and other uses - with large spectator facilities
Community outdoor grounds and public areas Outdoor grounds, public areas, school and educational facilities for sport, leisure, recreation and touristic uses, e.g. for ball games, athletics, skating / boarding, urban trend sports - with small or no spectator facilities
Multipurpose halls and major arenas Multipurpose halls and major arenas for competitions and events, e.g. for indoor sports and other uses - with large spectator facilities
Indoor facilities for sports, leisure and recreation Indoor facilities consisting of several building components or as well of only a single building component for competition, training, trend sports, leisure, recreation and touristic uses - with small or no spectator facilities
Pools, spas and wellness facilities Aquatic facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, spas and thermal pools, wellness and health facilities, for sports, leisure, recreational and touristic uses
Specialised facilities for sports, leisure and recreation Indoor and outdoor facilities for special sports, leisure and recreational activities, e.g. for Alpine and Nordic skiing, motor racing, mountain biking, canoeing, rowing, sailing, golf, equestrianism and shooting as well as beach sports, free climbing etc.