Croatian Handball Federation
The Croatian Handball Federation (HRS) (Croatian: Hrvatski rukometni savez) is the governing body of team handball in Croatia. It is based in Zagreb.
It organizes the handball leagues:
It also organizes the Croatian national handball team and the Croatian national women's handball team as well as the Croatian national beach handball team and Croatian women's national beach handball team.
The Handball Working Committee was first formed in Zagreb in 1940 and the following year the HRS itself was formed within the Independent State of Croatia. After the Second World War, it was renamed the Handball Federation of Croatia and ceded some powers to the Yugoslav Handball Federation. Upon Croatia's independence from Yugoslavia, the Croatian Handball Federation again represented the country. It joined the European Handball Federation and the International Handball Federation in 1992.