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Welcome to the 25th           

                                                                    

      December 1 to December 5, 2003

          Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

25th Annual World
Armwrestling Federation Championship

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Schedule of Events

 

Saturday and Sunday

November 29 and 30th                      Team Arrivals

 

Monday

December 1, 2003                            9:00 am to 1:00 pm       Team Registration

                                                          2:00 pm to 4:00 pm       Continental Meetings

                                                          5:00 pm to 8:00 pm       Congress Meeting

 

Tuesday

December 2, 2003                            8:00 am to 6:00 pm       Country Weigh-ins

                                                          1:00 pm to 5:00 pm       Referee Seminar

                            

Wednesday

December 3, 2003                            9:00 am to 10:00 am     Opening Ceremonies

                                                         10:00 am to 5:00 pm     Masters

                                                                                      Grand Masters

                                                                                      Disabled

                                                          5:00 pm to 6:00 pm       Awards Ceremony

 

Thursday

December 4, 2003                            10:00 am to 5:00 pm     Left Hand classes

                                                           5:00 pm to 6:00 pm       Awards Ceremony

 

Friday

December 5, 2003                            10:00 am to 5:00 pm     Right Hand classes

                                                          5:00 pm to 6:00 pm       Closing Ceremonies

                                                         7:00 pm to 1:00 am       Dance Party                                    

Saturday

December 6, 2003                            Team Departures

                                                Tour into Ottawa

 

Sunday

December 7, 2003                            Team Departures

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                     25th World Armwrestling Championship

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

December 1 to December 5, 2003

 

TOURS and ATTRACTIONS IN OTTAWA

 

          These are just a few things that you can visit during your stay in the Nations Capital

 

          Walking Distance from the Hotel

 

     Parliament Hills

     National Art Centre

     Sparks Street Mall (Shopping)

     Worlds longest skating rink The Canal

     Rideau Centre (Shopping)

     Byward Market

     Great Restaurants

     Festival of Lights (Christmas)

 

Within 30 minutes from the Hotel

         

     Museum of Science and Technology

     Museum of Arts

     Museum of Civilization

     Museum of Nature

     Royal Canadian Mint

     Casino du Lac Lemay

     Rideau Carleton Raceway Slots

     Ottawa Senators NHL Hockey

     Ottawa 67 OHL Hockey

 

Organized Tours

 

     Casino Night

     NHL Night

     Festival of Lights

     Tour of Parliament

     Much, Much More

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                    25th World Armwrestling Championship

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

December 1 to December 5, 2003

 

Weight Classes

 

MASTER Division 40 years and over

 

Mens Right and Left Hand Classes         70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg, 100+ kg

 

Ladies Right and Left Hand Classes         60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 80+ kg

 

 

GRAND MASTER Division 50 years and over

 

Mens Right Hand only                    75 kg, 90 kg, 90+ kg

 

 

DISABLED Division

 

Mens Right and Left Hand Classes         60 kg, 75 kg, 90 kg, 90+ kg

 

Ladies Right and Left Hand Classes         60 kg, 60+ kg

 

 

SENIOR Division

 

Mens Right and Left Hand Classes         55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 75 kg, 80 kg, 85 kg,

                                                          90 kg, 100 kg, 110 kg, 110+ kg

 

Ladies Right and Left Hand Classes         50 kg, 55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 80+ kg

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                  25th World Armwrestling Championship

 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

December 1 to December 5, 2003

 

VISA INFORMATION

  

          VISIT: www.immigration.ca for further information

 

As per Immigration Canada the following Countries DO NOT need a Visa to come to Canada

         

     Australia   

     Austria

     Belgium

     Finland

     France

     Germany

     Hungary

     Italy

     Japan

     Norway

     Sweden

     Switzerland

 

The Committee is working with all other Embassy to help facilitate Visa applications.

 

More Information to follow as it becomes available to us.

 

Please contact:    Mr. Fred Roy at fred.roy@sk.sympatico.ca or

                             Ms. Lise Blanchard at blanch@videotron.ca    

 

         

                    25th World Armwrestling Championship

       Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                                              December 1 to December 5, 2003

  

HOST HOTEL and VENUE INFORMATION

 

In the Heart of Canadas Capital

 

       Official Host Hotel: Ottawa Marriott

                                         100 Kent Street

                                         Ottawa, Ontario

                                         K1P 5R7

www.marriotthotels.com

 

       Room Rates:      $129 (+ taxes) CDN Double Occupancy

                                            (Includes Full Breakfast Buffet)

                                                

       Reservations must be made October 27, 2003

       Deposits must be received by November 15, 2003

 

       For reservation or more information please call or email:

       Lise Blanchard - 613-446-4685

Or email: blanch@videotron.ca

 

Room rates will increase to $179 per night after deadline date.

                 

                   25th World Armwrestling Championship

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                                              December 1 to December 5, 2003

 

TRAVEL and AIRPORT INFORMATION

         

IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE:

 

          Destination Airport is the:

                  

          MacDonald Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

          Transportation:

 

    Transportation for all athletes will only be supplied from the MacDonald Cartier Airport in Ottawa to the Marriott Hotel 30 minutes from the airport.

    Transportation is not available for any other hotel.

    To allow us to properly prepare for all team arrivals please complete the form below:  Please confirm your arrival and departures no later than November 15, 2003.

Country Name:

 

 

 

 

Number of people in Group

Contact Person:

 

 

Contact Information:

 

 

Telephone:

 

 

Email:

Team Arrival

Information:

 

 

Date:

 

 

Time:

Airline Information:

 

 

Airline Name:

 

 

Flight:

Team Depart

Information

 

Date:

 

Time:

                                          

                     25th World Armwrestling Championship

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                                              December 1 to December 5, 2003

  

Team Registration Procedures

Monday, December 1 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE:  Only one person will Register their Team.

 

The Representative will bring with them the following:

 

        Completed Team Registration Form

        Passport or Photo ID for each competitor

        $30  fee per class per arm per competitor in US Funds only

 

PLEASE NOTE:  A Country will not be scheduled for Weigh-ins until each item is met .

 

 

 

 

WAF REPRESENTATIVE will then:

 

        Issue a Country Number

        Issue a Weigh-In Time

        Photocopy each passport or photo ID

        Accept Registration Form

        Accept Individual Registration Fees

        Accept Country Registration Fee

        Prepare Official Receipt

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Any Country requiring Official Documents to be stamped with the WAF Official Stamp must bring these documents to Registration.

  

 

                                                  

               25th World Armwrestling Championship

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                                          December 1 to December 5, 2003

  

**IMPORTANT**

 Team Weigh-In Procedures

Tuesday, December 2 (Time to be assigned at Registration)

 

Each Country will come to Weigh-ins in the following order: 

*Team Captain will be present with Team to answer any questions.

 

Weigh-Ins:

        Ladies 50 kg, 55 kg, 60 kg

        Mens 55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg

        Disabled competitors

 

Please Note:

        If a competitor does not make weight, they have until 6:00 pm, December 2 to make weight.

        A test scale will be made available for competitors

        A Competitor only has two shots at official weigh-in scale

        A Competitor may only weigh-in between other countries

 

Official Event Badge:

 

        Once the competitor has weighed-in, they will have a picture taken for their Official Competitor Badge.

        The Competitor can then leave the Weigh-in area

        The Team Captain will wait till all team pictures have been taken

        Once the full Team is completed the Team Captain will receive all competitor badges.

        Any Team Officials (Referee, President, and Coach) with a Country must be present at Weigh-ins to have photo and badge prepared.

        Badges must be worn at all times during competition days.

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