University Sports 100 : 1924–2024

In 2024, we celebrate the 100-year history of Finnish student sports and the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL). Formerly known as Suomen Akateeminen Urheiluliitto (SAUL), OLL was founded on 1 February 1924.

Annual Ball on 13 April

We will celebrate the Annual Ball on 13 April 2024 at the Koskenranta venue in Vanhankaupunginkoski, Helsinki. Mark the date in your calendar! Registration for the Annual Ball is open now!

Other events will also be held during the anniversary year, such as the student sports 100th anniversary seminar. The Ministry of Education and Culture has granted the Federation funding for the anniversary activities. The funding will be used for various purposes including hiring a new project worker.

Participate in documenting the history of student sports!

In the anniversary year, the hundred-year history of organised student sports in Finland will be celebrated by publishing a history of student sports. The book will be compiled in collaboration with the TAHTO Center for Finnish Sports Culture. You can contribute to documenting history by donating to our centenary fundraising campaign!

Account number: FI63 1555 3000 1279 29
Recipient: Finnish Student Sports Federation
Payment reference: 2024

Fundraising permit: RA/2021/1472

Further information:

Nicklas Nyman
Anniversary coordinator
+358 44 525 6962

Niko Peltokangas
Secretary general
+358 44 780 0210