Frequently Asked Questions

Camping Eindhoven, Tilburg and Venlo

Visitors need to have a valid admission ticket. You will receive this from the introduction committee on the first day.
On Monday and Tuesday, it is not allowed to enter or leave the campsite between 03:00 AM and 07:00 AM. On Wednesday and Thursday, it is not allowed to enter or leave the campsite between 04:30 AM and 07:00 AM. When entering and leaving the event location/events, visitors should not cause any disturbance to local residents and the nearby living environment.
The campsite is a car-free zone. You can unload your belongings at the entrance, but after that, you walk with your stuff to your spot on the campsite.
It is best to check this with your introduction committee. Some committees have rented army tents, while others ask participants to bring their own tents.
This is 150cm by 210cm for a 2-person tent.
After each breakfast shift, certain introduction committees will perform cleanup duties so that everything is neat and clean the next day.
Yes, visitors must always have valid identification on them, as the organization can always ask (to have) this shown. It is also advisable to bring your health insurance card.
Bringing or possessing glassware, plastic bottles, cans, fireworks, drugs, (fire)arms, and/or other dangerous objects or substances, as well as food items, alcoholic beverages, and/or (household) pets at the Purple campsite is not allowed (Assistance dogs are allowed if communicated in advance). Between 10:00 PM – 08:00 AM, amplified sound is not allowed. Any speakers, soundbars, etc. will be confiscated if sound is played during these times.
If there is a reason, security personnel may frisk you.
The security or organization may perform a bag check if they see a reason for it. You or a guide from your institution will always be present.
Participants of Purple enter the event location at their own risk. The organizer is not liable for any damage, of any nature whatsoever, that is directly or indirectly the result of actions or omissions by the organizer, persons employed by her, or other persons employed by or on behalf of her, or by third parties, during the event organized by her and/or in connection with the stay at the event location, unless the damage is the result of intent or gross negligence. Threats, assault, theft, discrimination, unwanted sexual advances, and other troublesome and/or offensive behavior, and/or attempts thereof, are not tolerated by the organizer. If the visitor causes any damage during their visit to the event, the organizer will recover this damage from the involved (to do so). Moreover, the organizer can file a report of such behaviors.
Without written permission from the organizer, it is not allowed to distribute promotional materials (samples/flyers, etc.).
Without prior written permission from the organizer, visitors are not allowed to make and use for commercial purposes images or sound recordings (photos and videos, etc.) of the stay during events organized by Montopinto.
During Purple events, image and/or sound recordings may be made for promotional purposes. Anyone visiting this event location/events agrees that images may be made of him/her. These images may be made public. Images can be removed upon request.
It is not allowed to buy and/or consume alcohol before 4:00 PM. This will be confiscated.
Cleaning of the sanitary facilities happens daily, we are all responsible for keeping it clean for the next user.
Visitors are only allowed to smoke in the designated smoking areas at the event location, and cigarette butts must be cleaned up!

Study program days

You can find all the necessary information on Goede Start. Select the city and your program, and you will be directed to the correct page.
Then contact the liaison of the program you will be attending. The contact person can tell you more about the introduction week and everything that follows.

Sports morning

Yes, that would be useful.
Yes, the introduction committee has done that for the entire group.
Yes, that's not a problem, but please mention it at the start of the activity.

Activities in the city

The schedule including the time and location is sent to the introduction committees via email and MS Teams. The activities (bowling, cinema, and swimming) take place on Wednesday.
This is not included as standard. However, it is possible to buy this on-site.
It is allowed to bring your own bottle of water. You can buy food and drink on site.

Pub tour

For each pub listed on the card, you get an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink at the participating pubs.
You will receive this from your introduction committee. They distribute these among the intro-parents who pass it on to the intro-kids.
No, under 18 years old = no alcohol rules also apply at Purple and in the pubs. This is also checked in the pubs.
Yes, you must always have valid identification on you, as the organization can always ask (to have) this shown.

Purple Festival general info

Thursday 29th August 2024.

Doors open at 2 PM and the festival lasts until 11 PM.

Note: you can enter the festival area until 9 PM!

Leijpark in Tilburg.
Various drink and food points are available on the festival location. There is a wide range: from soft drinks to alcoholic drinks. In terms of food, there is a wide choice that takes into account dietary requirements and allergies.
You can rent a locker on location by scanning and paying for a QR code. You can use your locker immediately. The lockers are small, so avoid large bags (these are not allowed onto the festival grounds).

Please note: full = full, so book your locker at the festival in time. This link will be shared later.
There is no separate wardrobe. If you want to leave your sweater or bag somewhere, use a locker.
No, that is not possible.
At Purple Festival you pay with your wristband at the bars and food corners. You can easily top up via your account. Do you have any balance left after Purple? The money will be automatically refunded to your bank account within 14 days. Keep in mind that you pay a €1 service charge each time you top up.
There is no WIFI network available for visitors.
This will be announced.
There are different stages and music styles and they all have their own volume. The music is generally loud. It is therefore advisable to use hearing protection. Don't you have it with you? Earplugs are also available at the bars.
No cigarettes are sold. Smoking is not allowed in tents. There is plenty of room to smoke elsewhere outside.
There are bicycle sheds at Purple Festival, to reach the bicycle places you cycle via Professor van Buchemlaan into the Leijpark, just before/after the intersection with the Ringbaan-Zuid.

Purple Festival tickets

Single Purple Festival tickets are (limited) for sale here.
* Are you a participant in the Purple introduction week? Then your Purple Festival ticket is included in your registration.
No, Purple Festival is part of your introduction week, so you don't have to buy a separate ticket.
We like to work as sustainably as possible, so it is not necessary to print your ticket. You can show this from your phone at the entrance.
We can and we think it's great fun! You can buy a separate ticket for Purple Festival. Please spread the word and bring all your friends. A ticket is required for a wristband and you cannot enter the site without a wristband. So make sure you have arranged this before Purple Festival and don't miss out on a ticket.
As a participant you have a Purple wristband. Is it broken or have you lost it? Then register with the organization with your account (in the app) and we will arrange a new wristband that we link to your account. Important: if the strap is broken, take it with you and it will be replaced on the spot.

Purple Festival transport

The Leijpark is a 30-minute walk from Tilburg Central Station. Buses (for example bus lines 1/2/142/143) also drive that way, so you can be in the park in fifteen minutes.
Will you be dropped off and picked up again? Then use the space available around the park for this. No specific kiss & ride will be arranged.
Are you coming by car? The easiest way to park your car is paid parking in the neighbourhood or at the Tilburg/Hilvarenbeek carpool.
You can park your bike at the festival location. There is enough space. From there you can walk to the entrance of the festival in a few minutes. Due to possible nuisance, we request that you park your bicycle in the designated parking facilities.
Shuttle buses from the Fontys cities ensure that you get to and from the festival site safely. This applies to Purple introduction week students in all Fontys teaching locations except Utrecht (by public transport), Tilburg (by bicycle) and Venlo.

Purple Festival general info

First aid is also present during the festival, at a fixed post and mobile on the site.
For everyone's safety, security is present who also perform bag checks for the safety of all participants and employees.
There are toilets for the disabled. These are indicated on the map in the physical floor plans. These toilets are clearly marked per toilet block. For more info send an email to purple@fontys.nl
Do you have allergies or other dietary requirements? Then Purple Festival is the right place for you. There is a wide variety of food on site and there is something for everyone.
Do you want to help during the Purple Festival or at another time during the introduction week? Send us an email at purple@fontys.nl and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Did you lose something during Purple Festival? Please contact the Fontys Customer Contact Center on 08850-80000
Of course you can take photos and videos with your phone for your own use. Bringing your own professional equipment is not allowed. Photographers and videographers are also walking around at the party. If you are at the party, you automatically agree to the fact that photos or video images may be taken of you. You can indicate to the photographer/videographer that you do not like this. Images are mainly used for own reporting.
The house rules of the organizer apply to this event. You can read this at the entrance of the event.

Welcome Party @ Campus Rachelsmolen

It takes place at Campus Rachelsmolen in Eindhoven.
You are welcome for snacks and drinks between 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM.
For all international students, coaches, buddies, and other involved parties.
Yes, vegetarian and vegan diets and allergies are accommodated.