EUROPEAN JUNIOR & UNDER-23

EUROPEAN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

1st DECEMBER 11th DECEMBER 2016

EILAT, ISRAEL

1. DATES

December 1st2016                            ARRIVAL                                                        
December 2nd 2016    09:00              Committee Meetings

December 2nd 2016    12:00               Joint Committee Meeting

December 2nd 2016    15:00               Executive Board                            
December 2nd 2016    18:00-19:00   Final Entries Verification                     

December 3rd 2016    09:30-12:00   General Congress

December 3rd 2016    12:00-13:00   Technical Officials Meeting

December 3rd 2016     14:00-18:00   Scientific Symposium

December 3rd 2016    20:30             Opening Ceremony

December 4th10th 2016                    Competitions

December 6th2016     22:00 Half-way Meeting

December 10th 2016    20:30 Closing meeting - Banquet

December 11th 2016                           DEPARTURE

2. ACCOMMODATIONS, WEATHER and ENTRY FEE

 

All delegation members participating in the Event will be accommodated at the Leonardo Club Hotel Eilat. The hotel is 4 stars, full board, all-inclusive hotel.

The minimum stay in hotel for the participants in competition is three (3) nights.

During the competition period, In December 2016, the expected average temperature is 24C during the day and 12 C during the night.

The accommodation fees and entry fee are:

Entry Fee - 150 per person

Single in a room 135 per person per day

Two in a room 105 per person per day

 

3. COMPETITION AND TRAINING VENUE

 

The competitions will be held at the Leonardo Club Hotel Eilat. A dedicated training hall is located 5 minutes away from the hotel. Shuttles will be available for transportation. During the European Championships Eleiko Barbells will be used.

 

4. ACCREDITATION

 

The accreditation procedures will take place at the Leonardo Club Hotel Eilat. All participants will be given a special bracelet in order to have access to the hotels facilities and services.

 

5. ELIGIBILITY

 

Athletes born between 1 January 1993 and 31 December 1995 are eligible to participate in the Under-23 Championships.
Athletes born between 1 January 1996 and 31 December 2002 are eligible to participate in the Junior Championships.

 

6. COMPETITION RULES

 

The Championships will be held according to current IWF and EWF Technical Rules.

 

7. DOPING CONTROL

 

Doping Control will be conducted in accordance with IWF Regulations

 

8. INSURANCE

 

All Federations must undertake full moral and financial responsibility for their respective delegations regarding health, and in case of accidents or damage.

 

9. TRANSPORTATION

 

There are 3 optional paths to get to the Hotel in Eilat:

 

Option # 1 :

Get to the Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and then take a domestic flight to Eilat. From there, a transportation will be provided by the organizing committee to the Leonardo Club Hotel in Eilat for 25 per person.

There are three internal Air-lines from Tel-Aviv to Eilat: ARKIA, ISRAIR, ELAL. The flights can get from the international airport Ben-Gurion, or, from a domestic airport in Tel-Aviv, called "Sde-Dov" (SDV). You need to take transportation (Taxi / Bus) to get to "Sde-Dov".

Note: the distance between "Ben-Gurion" and "Sde-Dov" is 25 km.

 

Option #2:

Get to the Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) and then take a Taxi to get to Eialt. Or, ask in advance from the organizing committee to provide transportation services. In such case, it shall be taken into account that the fee for the transportation will depend on the number of passengers and the vehicle appropriate for that number of passengers.

 

Option #3:

Take a low-cost flight from Europe to Ovda (OVD) international, which is located 65 km. From Eilat. Then, take a transportation to the Leonardo Club Hotel in Eilat. Or, ask in advance from the organizing committee to provide transportation services. In such case, it shall be taken into account that the fee for the transportation will depend on the number of passengers and the vehicle appropriate for that amount of passengers.

 

10. AWARDS

 

The first, second and third lifters in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total in each weight category will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.

The best individual athlete (boys and girls, Junior and U23) according to the Sinclair Formula 2013 2016 will be awarded a trophy.

The highest six (6) ranked federations (boys and girls, Junior and U23) will receive team awards.

All participants will receive diplomas.

 

 11. VISAS

 

Some countries might need visas in order to enter Israel. Each Federation/Association must contact the Israeli embassy in their own country to verify if a visa is needed.

If any problems, please contact Organizing Committee (Israel Weightlifting Federation).

12. FLAGS and ANTHEMS

 

Each national federation is kindly requested to bring 2 (two) National Flags (100 x 150 cm) and national anthem with mp3 format.

The Organizing Committee will collect them upon arrival from each delegation.

13. BANK ACCOUNT

 

IBAN: IL390111050000084049911

Swift code: IDBLILITXXX

Address of Bank: "Israel Discount Bank", Branch no. 105, City: Tel-Aviv, Street: Haim Levanon.

14. FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Please contact the Israel Weightlifting Federation:

Wingate Institute, Netanya 42902. Israel

eilat.weightlifting@gmail.com

Fax: +9724-8201339