Description Championship 2019

This year’s Swiss Hitchhiking Championship 2018 will be held on June 22nd-24th in Fribourg (Switzerland)


The concept

  • It’s a contest: Multiple two-person teams will hitchhike to a certain destination. The first team to arrive wins!
  • Once everyone has arrived at the destination, celebrations and exciting stories will be shared 🙂
  • Participation is free!



Meeting point

The meeting point and start point of the championship will be Saturday, the 22nd of June at 8 AM at the Grand Place in Fribourg

The destination

The destination is 200 – 300km away form Fribourg and will be announced shortly before the start.

The destination will be a camping ground. Definitely bring your tent and sleeping bag with you!!!




Saturday June 22nd:

  • Start Hitchhiking Championship in Fribourg at 9am
  • Arrival at the destination in the afternoon/evening
  • New: This year we’ll have a small music festival at the destination with a local band and a band that will participate at the championship

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Sunday June 23rd:

  • Announcement of the winning team in the morning
  • Different activities, e.g. Hiking in the region, visit of a farm, swimming in the lake, music, etc


Monday June 24th:

  • Return (you’ll have to organise for yourself)


Participation is free. The club will cover the charges of accommodation at the start and destination. Please also take enough money to cover your basic needs; snacks are probably a good idea.

General information

  • You should register as two-person teams
  • If you don’t have a partner, register alone and a partner will be assigned
  • The destination will be a camping ground. You will need a sleeping bag and a tent
  • Take enough food and water with you
  • For participants from outside of Fribourg, a place to sleep will be organized. Please mention in the registration form if you need a place to sleep or not
  • Participants have to be over 18 years old

If anything is unclear, please do not hesitate to contact us!