The "Nederlands Olympisch Comité * Nederlandse Sport Federatie" (NOC*NSF) is the main organization for organized sports in the Netherlands. The 74 member organizations account for more than 23,000 sport clubs which totals 5,3 million people involved in organized sports. The average number of people joining a club is approximately 200 members.
NOC*NSF is the umbrella organisation for sports in the Netherlands. As the country’s Olympic Committee, it is develops, promotes, and projects the Olympic Movement in the Netherlands and is responsible for sending Dutch athletes to the Olympic Games, the Youth Olympic Games, and the European Youth Olympic Festival.