World Armwrestling Federation
Sofia 1766 Bulgaria, Sofia Park trading zone, building 16V, fl.1 office 1-2
e-mail: contact@waf-armwrestling.com

2015 ASIAN ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

 

WELCOME TO THE

 

14th 

 

 

Asian Open Armwrestling Championships

 

APRIL1-8.2015

                  TURKEY,

            ANTALYA CITY

                                 HOTELWOW KREMLIN PALACE

 

Hosted by 

Asian Armwestling Federation

                                

 2015 Schedule  

  

April 1-2-3     Team Arrivals at the Antalya Airport only

 

April 04              9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Team Registration & Weight-In

           5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Referee Seminar

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Continental Meetings

April 05           9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

10:30 a.m. Start of Competition

-18 juniors Boys & Girls Left & Right Hands (26)

Masters Men & Women Left & Right Hands (18)

Grand Masters Left & Right Hands (8)

Senior Grand Master Left & Right Hands (6)

Disabled Men & Women Left & Right Hands (12)

Final-Awards Ceremony (72classes)

         April 06        9:30 a.m. Start of Competition

-21Youth Boys & GirlsLeft Hand (11)

Men & Women Left Hand (18)

Final-Awards Ceremony (29 classes)

April 07          9:30 a.m. Start of Competition

-21Youth Boys & Girls Right Hand (11)

Men & Women Right Hand (18)

Final-Awards Ceremony (29 classes)

 

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m weighing to the International tournament for the prizes of Ferite Osmanli

 

 

April 08          9:00a.m. Start of Competition International tournament

 for the prizes of Ferite Osmanli

April 08          6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Team Departure

 

                                                       

 2015 Weight Class 

 

MASTERDivision – 40 years and over - $40.00 per arm per class

 

Men’s 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 $40.00 per arm per class

 

Men’s Right and Left Hand Classes   75 kg, 90 kg, 100kg+100 kg

 

 

SENIOR GRAND Master Division–60years and over $40.00 per arm per class

 

Men’s Right and Left Hand Classes   75 kg, 90 kg, 90+ kg

 

 

DISABLED Division – $20.00 per arm per class

Physical Impairment athletes (ARM1 – sitting athletes)

Men: 55 kg, 65 kg, 75 kg, +75 kg

Women: 65 kg, +65 kg

Physical Impairment athletes (ARM2 – standing athletes)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, +90 kg

Women: 65 kg, +65 kg

Junior men: 55 kg, +55 kg

Junior women: 50 kg, +50 kg

 

Visual impairment athletes (ARM3)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg, +100 kg              

Women: 60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg

 

Hearing impairment athletes (ARM4)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg, +100 kg              

Women: 60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg

 

 

 

SENIOR Division - $40.00 per arm per class

 

Men’s 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

 

-18 JUNIORS1997 and less Division - $20.00 per arm per class

 

Girls Right and Left             45kg,50kg, 55 kg, 60 kg, 65kg,70kg,70+ kg

Boys Right and Left            50kg,55kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 75kg,80 kg, 80+kg

 

-21 YOUTH (1994-1996) Division - $20.00 per arm per class

 

Girls Right and Left           50kg, 55 kg, 60 kg, 65kg,70kg,70+ kg

Boys Right and Left           55kg, 60 kg, 65 kg, 70 kg, 75kg,80 kg, 85kg,90kg,90+kg

 

 

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF WEIGHT CLASSES:  140

 

 

Team Schedule of Events 

 

IMPORTANT:

Team Registration will be made before the championship ONLY ON-LINE at http://www.waf-armwrestling.com 

All completed registration forms must be sent to the

General Secretary, Mr. FIKRAT KERIMOV, by Monday, March 02, 2015

(A Fine of $50 US will be charged to Countries, which do not send their registration on time)

NOTICE TO ALL: Countries will only be allowed to make 5 changes to the

Registration Form once they have sent it to the General Secretary. Every change made after March 02,will be fined $20 US for each change made.

 

TUESDAY, April 04, 2015 – TEAM REGISTRATION & WEGHT-IN

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1) Only one person per country & translator will be allowed to enter the Register Room.

2) The Country Representative must bring with them the following:

Completed Team Registration Form

Passport or Photo ID for each competitor

$40 or $20 fee per class per arm per competitor in US dollarsonly.

If any of these items are missing, the Country will need to come back when they

have the complete Team Registration. No exceptions will be made.

3) No Countries will be registered for the Championships after 1:00 p.m.

4) The AAF Team will then

Photocopy each passport or photo ID 

Make necessary changes and Approve Registration Form

Accept Individual Registration Fees & Country Fee

Prepare Official Receipt

PLEASE NOTE: Any country, requiring Official Documents to be stamped with the AAF Official

Stamp, must bring these documents to Registration.

 

                          

TEAM WEIGH-IN – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1) If a Country is late for their Weigh-in time, they must wait until the last team has been weighed-in before the team can be weighed-in. PLEASE do not be late.

2) English speaking Team Manager or Captain must be present during the full weigh-in time.

3) Only 1 team at a time will be allowed into the weigh-in room. All other teams must wait in a separate area for their Team to be called.

4) Each team must come to weigh-in in the following manner:

junior girls 45kg,50kg, and so on

junior boys 50kg,55kg, and so on

Youth girls 50 kg, 55 kg, and so on

Youth boys 55 kg, 60kg..and so on

Ladies 50 kg, 55 kg, 60 kg ……and so on

Men’s 55 kg, 60 kg, 65 kg …….and so on

Master & Grand Master& Senior Grand Master

Disabled

5) Once a person is weighed-in they will then go to have their photo taken.

Once the photo is taken the competitor then leaves the weigh-in area immediately.

6) The Team Manager will stay until his last competitor has weighed-in and has had his

photo taken.

 

Please Note:

If a competitor does not make weight, they have until 5:00 p.m.,

April06, to make weight.

A test scale will be made available for competitors

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

A Competitor may only weigh-in between other countries

 

Official Event Badge:

Any Officials with a Country must be present at Weigh-in to have photo and badge prepared.

Badges will be given to the Team Captain at the competition days.

 

Badges must be worn at all times during competition days.

 

 

HOTEL         

 

 ACCOMMODATION / HOTEL & RATES

To one person per night  (including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

 

Accommodation of all athletes, coaches and judges at the hotel of "WOW KREMLIN PALACE" (five stars) Antalya City (Turkey) with good lodging (3 times per day) (Buffet) and sports complex, the total cost is $ 60 US per person. I fill it out, and, please send a matter necessary for the Travel Information that there is the attached sheet and hotel name and the number (single & double) of the room by an email to the following address. I adhere rigidly until March 02, 2015.

In case you may not attach it, because it becomes the reservation order, please warn the hotel.

                                 

Reservations: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Fikrat Kerimov)  

PLEASE MAKE CERTAIN THAT ONE PERSON RESERVES FOR THE WHOLE TEAM

 

 

HOTEL toSPORT HALL

 

Free Pick-up BUS existence from each Hotel to a Championship Sport Hall

 

 

Others  

                                  

VISA INFORMATION

Arrangements have been made to facilitate Visa procedures,

Contact: Fikrat Kerimov at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .for your official AAF Invitation to be sent by mail, faxed or emailed to you. You must include the names, passport numbers, date of birth and nationality of each person you wish to receive a Visa entry to the TURKEY

Competitor Name Passport # Date of Birth # Nationality

Visit: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . for more information and to apply for a visa.

It will take approximately 6 to 8 weeks to process your Visa application, if you wait until the lastminute we will not be able to help you.

TRANSPORTATION

Will be supplied from the Antalya Airport only to the Hotel in approximately 1 hour from the airport. Round trip transportation will be supplied for a fee of

To register for Transportation please log on to.

You will need to complete a form and pay the fee. A confirmation will be sent to you upon

completion.

 

PLAYER

Each country starter takes part in a championship in National T-shirt (uniform).

I do the T-shirt (team T-shirts) except the uniform with disqualification.

In addition, it is sweat pants, training shoes wearing. ( jeans and the shorts sandals are disqualified, too)

REFEREE

Black Pants, Black Shoes of the stripe Shirt (WAF rule) Black that the referee is monochrome Perform.

 

  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Fikrat Kerimov)   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SCHEDULE

 

26.09.15 Saturday

        Teams Arrival

 

27.09.15 Sunday

1000 Referee Seminar

1600 Continental Meetings

 

28.09.15 Monday

0900  Team Registration

0930 1st Weigh-in Day for juniors and masters

1500  Technical Meeting

1800  WAF Congress Meeting

 

29.09.15 Tuesday

0900 Opening Ceremonies

0930  1st Competition Day, left hand for juniors and masters

1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

 

30.09.15 Wednesday

0900  2nd Weigh-in day for seniors and disabled

0930  2nd Competition Day, right hand for juniors and masters

1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

 

01.10.15 Thursday

0930  3rd Competition Day, left hand for seniors

1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

 

02.10.15 Friday

0930  4th Competition Day, right hand for seniors

1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

 

03.10.15 Saturday

0930 5th Competition Day, left hand for disabled

1430  Finals & Awards, Doping

 

04.10.15 Sunday

0930  6th Competition Day, right hand for disabled

1430  Finals & Awards, Doping

Closing Ceremonies

 

05.10.15 Monday

 

Team’s departure

EUROARM 2015 - XXV EUROPEAN ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

  

2015

XXV EUROPEAN ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

30.05.2015 – 07.06.2015 SOFIA - BULGARIA

 

 The 25th European Armwrestling Championship among seniors

The 20th European Armwrestling Championship among juniors till 18 years old

The 18th European Armwrestling Championship among sportsmen-disabled

The 3rd European Armwrestling Championship among juniors till 21 years old

 

 XXV EUROPEAN ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

  

The European Armwrestling Federation (EAF) would like to officially invite you as an EAF member country to attend the 25th European Armwrestling Championship which will be held in the city of Sofia in the country of BULGARIAJune 1st to June 7th, 2015

2015 European Armwrestling Championship will be hosted by Bulgarian Armwrestling Federation in the name of Assen Hadjitodorov as President of the Federation.

They prepare to receive over 30 participating countries and over 700 competitors.

Teams are expected to make arrangements for receiving VISA’s for each member of their team if is necessary. Once your visa has been approved, you need to contact the Bulgarian organizing team to make transportation and hotel arrangements.

You will find all the information you require in this package, should you required further information please do not hesitate to contact us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS / РАСПИСАНИЕ СОБЫТИЙ  

6 COMPETITION DAYS / 6 соревновательных дней

Saturday / суббота            – 30.05.2015                                                          @ Hotels

Teams arrival / Команды прибытие

Sunday / воскресенье     – 31.05.2015                                                          @ Park Hotel Moskva

Teams arrival / Команды прибытие

18:00    – Congress Meeting / EAF Конгресс встреча

Monday / понедельник – 01.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

08:30    – Team registration / регистрация команд

09:00    – Weigh-in / Взвешивание: Junior 18, Junior 21, Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master

10:00    – Referee meeting / Главный арбитр встречи

17:00    – Technical Meeting / Техническое совещание

Tuesday / вторник            – 02.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

09:30    – Opening ceremony, teams presentation / Церемония открытия, презентация команды

10:00    – Qualification LEFT hand / Квалификация левая рука

         – Junior 18, Junior 21, Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master

16:30    – Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

Wednesday / среда            – 03.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

09:00    – Weigh-in / Взвешивание: Senior, Disabled

10:00    – Qualification RIGHT hand / Квалификация правая рука

         – Junior 18, Junior 21, Master, Grand Master, Senior Grand Master

16:30    – Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

Thursday / четверг           – 04.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

10:00    – Qualification LEFT hand / Квалификация левая рука

         – Senior men and women

16:30    – Semi Finals and Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

Friday / пятница                 – 05.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

10:00    – Qualification RIGHT hand / Квалификация правая рука

         – Senior men and women

16:30    – Semi Finals and Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

 21:00   – Banquet / Банкет

Saturday / суббота            – 06.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

09:30    – Qualification LEFT hand / Квалификация левая рука

         – Disabled Juniors and Disabled Seniors

14:30    – Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

 

Sunday / воскресенье     – 07.06.2015                                                          @ Venue

09:30    – Qualification RIGHT hand / Квалификация правая рука

         – Disabled Juniors and Disabled Seniors

14:30    – Finals and awards ceremony / Финал и церемония награждения

Monday / понедельник – 08.06.2015                                                         

Teams departure / Команды вылета

  

WEIGHT CLASSES AND AGE GRUPS   

 

AGE GRUPS

+1998

1997

1996

1994

1993

-1992

1975

-1964

1965

-1954

1955

-1954

Juniors 18

Juniors 21

Seniors

Masters

Grand Masters

Senior Grand Master

 

WEIGHT CLASSES:

JUNIORS 18: (1997, 1998, 1999 …)

Boys Left & Right Hand: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, +80 kg

Girls Left & Right Hand: 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg

JUNIORS 21 (1994, 1995, 1996):

Boys Left & Right Hand: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, +90 kg

Girls Left & Right Hand: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg

SENIORS (1993, 1992, 1991 …)

Men Left & Right Hand: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 110, 110+kg

Women Left & Right Hand: 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 80, 80+ kg.

MASTERS (1975, 1974, 1973 …):

Men Masters (>40 years old) Left & Right Hand: 70, 80, 90, 100, 100+ kg

Ladies Masters (>40 years old) Left & Right Hand: 60, 70, 80, 80+ kg

GRAND MASTERS Division (1965, 1964, 1963 …):

Men Grand Masters (>50 years old) Left & Right Hand: 75, 90, 100, 100+ kg

SENIOR GRAND MASTERS Division (1955, 1954, 1953 …):

Men Grand Masters (>60 years old) Left & Right Hand: 75, 90, 100, 100+ kg

DISABLED CLASSES

Physical Impairment athletes (ARM1 – sitting athletes)

Men: 55 kg, 65 kg, 75 kg, +75 kg                                               Women: 65 kg, +65 kg

Physical Impairment athletes (ARM2 – standing athletes)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, +90 kg                                 Women: 65 kg, +65 kg

Junior men: 55 kg, +55 kg                                                           Junior women: 50 kg, +50 kg

Visual impairment athletes (ARM3)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg, +100 kg               Women: 60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg

Hearing impairment athletes (ARM4)

Men: 60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, 100 kg, +100 kg               Women: 60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg


TEAM TROPHIES:

1) Youth Women and Men     2) Master and Grand Master Women and Men      3) Senior Women and Men

 POINTS DISTRIBUTION:

1st = 10 points                              2nd = 7 points                     3rd = 5 points                         4th = 4 points

5th = 3 points                             6th = 2 points                      7th = 1 points                        

  

TRAVEL INFORMATION   

 

Population: 7.3 million | Language: Bulgarian | Currency: Lev (BGN) = 1,96 € | Dialling code: +359

 

Sofia guide: http://visitsofia.bg/?lang=en

 

GETTING TO SOFIA

 

By plane:

International Sofia Airport (SOF)

http://www.sofia-airport.bg/default.aspx

 

Check your local low-cost operators, there are many cheap flights to Sofia.

Here is a list of low-cost airlines flying to Sofia:

www.wizzair.com | www.aegeanairlines.gr | www.easyjet.com | www.airberlin.com | www.vueling.com

By car:

Driving distance from Sofia to:

 

Bratislava        960 km

Bucharest        350 km

Budapest          770 km

Frankfurt     1.720 km

Istanbul           710 km

Kiev                1.250 km

Minsk             1.880 km

Moscow        2.100 km

Paris               2.250 km

Prague           1.280 km

Riga                2.300 km

Roma             1.670 km

Vilnius           2.100 km

Tallinn           2.600 km

Warsaw        1.630 km

Tallinn           2.600 km

By Train:       http://www.raileurope-world.com/about-us/railways/article/bulgaria-bdz-4272

Check the link to see your connections or contact your local train company.

By Bus:          www.eurolines.bg  

There are direct buses from all major cities in Europe to Sofia. Check connections with your local international transport companies.

  

VISITORS INFORMATION

 Bulgaria measures an area of 110.910 km2. Bulgaria shares borders with Serbia, Macedonia, Romania, Greece, and Turkey. Two mountain ranges and two great valleys mark the topography of Bulgaria, a country the size of Tennessee and situated on the Black Sea. The Maritsa is Bulgaria's principal river, the Danube also flows through the country.

Population of Bulgaria is 7.33 million (2012) from which in Sofia lives ~1.11 million people.

Ethnic groups: Bulgarian (85 %), Turkish (10 %), Roma (4.7 %), others including Macedonian, Armenian, Tatar (2 %).

State Language: Bulgarian (Slavic language)

Government: Parliamentary Republic

Religion: Mostly Bulgarian Orthodox (83 %), Islam (12 %), other Christian (1%)

Membership: NATO (2004), European Union (2007)

Sofia weather, 1st week in June:

High 28°C, Low 15°C

 Time zone: GMT+2 hours                     

 National currency is Lev (BGN)

1 € = 1.95 Lev

  

VISAAND TRANSPORT INFORMATION    

For VISA requirements please contact:

Mrs. Lucy Mazhdrakova

Mobile. +359888916282

Fax +35929461415

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

Copy of passport is necessary for VISA requirements.

 All visa applications should be sent before 15th of April 2015. After this date the Host Federation can not be held responsible for visa formalities.

 

CHAMPIONSHIP TRANSPORT

 TRANSFER AIRPORT – HOTEL - AIRPORT

20 € per person. Please book in advance at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

- Please provide following details: arrival airport, date and time of arrival and departure (flight time).

HOTEL – VENUE - HOTEL

The hotels are in vicinity of the Venue, walking distance 800 meters.

  

HOTEL AND VENUE INFORMATION   

PARK HOTEL MOSKVA 3***

www.parkhotelmoskva.net

Sofia1113, 25 Nezabravka str.

Reservations: +359888916282,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Located in the Borisova Garden, a direct metro ride from Sofia city centre, this hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and apartments with great views of the park and of Sofia. Its 2 restaurants serve Bulgarian and international cuisine. A summer garden and a lobby bar are available. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire property.

Rooms and apartments at the Park Hotel Moskva include cable TV, a minibar and a desk. A complimentary bottle of water is provided. Each bathroom has a shower or a bathtub, a hairdryer and toiletries. An individually controlled air conditioning system is available.

The Panorama Restaurant offers scenic city views. Further dining options are the Winter Garden Restaurant and the Moskva Restaurant.

A 5-minute walk takes you to Joliot Curie Metro Station. Buses are just 100 metres away.

More info:

- Commercial Centre    0,2 km

- Best Western Hotel     1,2 km

- Old town                         3,2 km

- Venue                                0,8 km

Room prices / night:

Double room (2 guests)       96 BGN / 50 Euro

Suite (3 guests)                         122 BGN / 63 Euro

Double room Economy 2** (2 guests) 62 BGN / 32 Euro

Single room Economy 2** (1 guest)  49 BGN / 25 Euro

Hotel prices valid for 31.05.2015 – 07.06.2015

 

BEST WESTERN HOTEL EUROPE 4****

www.hotel-europe-bg.com

Sofia 1113, 1 Liditse str.

Reservations: +359888916282,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Best Western Hotel Europe in Sofia is centrally situated near the Tsarigradsko Shose Boulevard, offering luxuriously equipped and stylish rooms and an outdoor swimming pool. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Private parking is also provided on site and is free of charge.

The majority of rooms have balconies with a panoramic view of Sofia and the Vitosha Mountain.

Restaurant Europe has a capacity of up to 120 seats, serving European and international dishes accompanied by fine wines. It can be used for a formal lunch or dinner, cocktails, family celebrations or weddings. There is also a Sky Piano Bar Europe on the rooftop. In addition, Best Western Hotel Europe offers a fitness centre.

The property is located 800 metres away from Sky City Mall, a 7-minute drive away from Arena Armeets and an 8-minute drive away from Boris Garden Park.

More info:

- Commercial Centre 0,8 km

- Park Hotel                   1,2 km

- Old town                      3,2 km

- Venue                            0,8 km

 

Room prices / night:

Single room (1 guest)                     108 BGN / 56 Euro

Double room (2 guests)                 127 BGN / 66 Euro

Triple room (3 guests)                   170 BGN / 87 Euro

One bedroom Suite (3 guests)    195 BGN / 100 Euro

Two bedroom Suite (4 guests)   225 BGN / 116 Euro

Hotel prices valid for 31.05.2015 – 07.06.2015

  

Price is for the room and includes:

·      night and breakfast for every person in the room

·      Unlimited using of a free internet access – WI-FIin the public areas

·      Free using of an outdoor pool

·      VATtourist tax and tourist insurance

*Payment policy and terms:

·        Prepayment of 100% will be asked at the first day of accommodation.

·        Payment at the reception is necessary for every additional bill out of a package.

  

ALL NATIONAL TEAMS MUST ACCOMMODATE ONLY IN THE OFFICIAL HOTELS APPOINTED BY HOST COUNTRY. OTHERWISE THE COMPETITORS WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO COMPETE IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

VENUE / SPORT HALL

 

 

 

UNIVERSIADA EAD HALL

http://universiada-bg.com/index.php?lang=en

2, Shipchenski Prohod Blvd.

Universiada Hall is one of the architectural landmarks of Sofia. It was built in 1961 and its name is associated with Universiada 61 World University Summer Games of 1961, hosted by Sofia.

Universiada Sport Hall was designed by architects A. Barov, D. Vladishki, I. Tatarov, I. Ivanchev, among others. Since its foundation, Universiada Hall has become an established centre of prestigious international and national sport events, congresses, trade and industrial exhibitions and bazaars, concerts and shows.

In the course of the years, over 4,500 sport and cultural events have been taken place at the hall.

 

TEAM REGISTRATION PROCEDURES / КОМАНДА ПОРЯДОК РЕГИСТРАЦИИ

ON-LINE Registration

Team Registration will be made before the championship ONLY ON-LINE at http://www.waf-armwrestling.com 

Team registration at Championship

Teamrepresenting:

Only one person will register their team.

The Representative will bring with them the following:

Completed Team Registration form, final version, stamped and signed.

Country fee: 200 Euro

Senior fee: 30 Euro per class per hand

Junior fee: 15 Euro per class per hand

 

EAF Representative will then:

Accept Registration Form,

Accept Individual Registration fees

Accept Country Registration Fee

Prepare Official Receipt

All teams are obliged to fill online registration (www.waf-armwrestling.com) form and send their registration forms (PDF file) to the General Secretary of EAF till 18th of May 2015.

The registration order depends on the first online registration time if the registration form (PDF file) was sent to the General Secretary.

Multiple entries registration:

Juniors 18 years can not register in Juniors 21 years classes.

Juniors 18 years can register in Seniors classes.

Juniors 21 years can register in Seniors classes.

Masters can not register in Grand Masters or Seniors Grand Masters classes.

Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters can register in Seniors classes.

Disabled athletes can register in any able athlete’s classes.

Fees paid due miss registration of multiple entries will not be refunded.

 

WEIGH-IN PROCEDURES / ВЗВЕШИВАНИЕ В ПРОЦЕДУРЫ

The weigh-in order depends on the receiving times of the registration forms. A schedule will be available 7 days before weigh-in.

The first received registration form receives the right to be first at the weigh-in and so on.

Team Captain will be present with the Team to answer any questions.
Each competitor will have the passport or ID with picture. Birthday and citizenship should be deductible from those documents.
Each team captain will prepare the team for weigh-in in the following order:
Ladies 50, 55, 60 kg and continue...
Men 55, 60, 65 kg and continue...
 
Please note:
If a competitor does not make weight, they have until 15:00 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.
A competitor may weigh-in to their normal weight or jump one weight class higher.
 
Official Event Badges:
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 at the evening of the weight in day.
 
Any Team Officials (Referee, President and Coach) with a Country must be present at Weigh-in to have photo and badge prepared. Badges must be worn all the time during competitions days.
 
ORGANIZER’S COMMITTEE
 
Bulgarian Armwrestling Federation
 
Assen Hadjitodorov – President of Bulgarian Federation
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Lucy Mazhdrakova (Russian and English speaking)
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Veronka Bonkova (Russian and English speaking)
) +359 89 860 9293     
 
European Armwrestling Federation (EAF):
 
Mircea Simionescu-Simicel – General Secretary (English speaking)
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www.eaf-armwrestling.com

WAF - IPC Recognised International Federation

04.02.2015

Press Release

World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) receives recognition by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

 

The World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) is pleased to announce that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has been granted the status of “IPC Recognised International Federation (IF)”.

Para-Armwrestling is the new approved by IPC terminology in regard with WAF Armwrestling Paralympic Movement.

 

“This is a historical recognition for WAF” says Assen Hadjitodorov the WAF President.

“This is a great achievement for WAF and for our great sport” says General Secretary Mircea Simionescu-Simicel.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is an international non-profit organization and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement. Founded in 1989, its mission is to enable Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire the world.

About WAF:                                                                                                                             

The World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) is the international governing organization for the sport of ARMWRESTLING established in 1977, composed of more than 70 National Federation and six Continental Federations.

The Organization is WADA Code Compliant.

Armwrestling Championships for persons with disabilities started in 1996.

The main annual event of WAF is the World Armwrestling Championship, 37th edition in 2015 which will be held in Malaysia.

For more information, please contact:

Assen Hadjitodorov, President – email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mircea Simionescu-Simicel, General Secretary – email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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