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INFO: WorldArm 2016: 38th World Armwrestling Championships 2016 (WAF)

WorldArm 2016, 38th World Armwrestling Championships 2016 (WAF), 19th WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, 01 - 10 October 2016, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria │ Image Source: worlds2016.waf-armwrestling.com [edited by XSportNews]

WorldArm 2016, 38th World Armwrestling Championships 2016 (WAF), 19th WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, 01 – 10 October 2016, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria │ Image Source: worlds2016.waf-armwrestling.com [edited by XSportNews]

WorldArm 2016, 38th World Armwrestling Championships 2016 (WAF), 19th WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, 01 - 10 October 2016, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria │ Image Source: World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championship 2016

WorldArm 2016, 38th World Armwrestling Championships 2016 (WAF), 19th WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP, 01 – 10 October 2016, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria │ Image Source: World Armwrestling & Para-Armwrestling Championship 2016

38th WORLD ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
19th WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

01 – 10 October 2016

Blagoevgrad, BulgariaView on Google Maps

CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

01.10.2016 Saturday – VENUE
Teams arrival

02.10.2016 Sunday – HOTEL MONTE CRISTO
09:00 Team Registration Classification Training Seminar (for disabled Classifiers) 15:00 Continental Meetings: North America, South America, Africa, Oceania 16:00 Asian Continental Meeting 18:00 European Continental Meeting

03.10.2016 Monday – VENUE
09:00 1’ST WEIGH-IN DAY for juniors 18, youth 21 and all master classes 09:00 Classification, Weigh-in: disabled 10:00 Referee Seminar 12:00 Technical Meeting 16:00 WAF Congress Meeting

04.10.2016 Tuesday – VENUE
09:00 Opening Ceremonies 09:30 1’st Competition Day, LEFT hand for JUNIORS 18 and YOUTH 21 16:30 Finals & Awards, Doping

05.10.2016 Wednesday – VENUE
09:30 2’nd Competition Day, RIGHT hand for JUNIORS 18 and YOUTH 21 16:30 Finals & Awards, Doping

06.10.2016 Thursday – VENUE
10:00 3’rd Competition Day, LEFT hand for all MASTER classes and DISABLED 15:00 Finals & Awards, Doping

07.10.2016 Friday – VENUE
09:00 2’nd Weigh-in Day for seniors 10:00 4 th Competition Day, RIGHT hand for all MASTER classes and DISABLED 15:00 Finals & Awards, Doping

08.10.15 Saturday – VENUE
09:30 5 th Competition Day, LEFT hand for SENIORS 16:30 Finals & Awards, Doping

09.10.15 Sunday – VENUE
09:30 6 th Competition Day, RIGHT hand for SENIORS 16:30 Finals & Awards, Doping 21:00 Closing Ceremonies

10.10.15 Monday
Team’s departure

WEIGHT CLASSES

AGE GROUPS
+1999 – 1998: Juniors
1997 – 1998: Youth 21
1994 – 1993: Seniors
1976 – 1965: Masters
1966 – 1955: Grand Masters
1956 – 1955: Senior Grand Master

WEIGHT CLASSES
JUNIORS 18 Left & Right Hand (1998, 1999, 2000 …)
Boys: -50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, +80 kg
Girls: -45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg

YOUTH 21 Left & Right Hand (1995, 1996, 1997)
Men: -55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, +90 kg
Women: -50, 55, 60, 65, 70, +70 kg

SENIORS Left & Right Hand (1994, 1993, 1992 …)
Men: -55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 110, 110+ kg
Women: -50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 80, 80+ kg.

MASTERS (40 years and older) Left & Right Hand (1976, 1975, 1974 …)
Men: -70, 80, 90, 100, 100+ kg
Women: -60, 70, 80, 80+ kg

GRAND MASTERS (50 years and older) Left & Right Hand (1966, 1965, 1964 …)
Men: -75, 90, 100, 100+ kg

SENIOR GRAND MASTERS (60 years and older) Left & Right Hand (1956, 1955, 1954…)
Men: -75, 90, 100, 100+ kg

DISABLED CLASSES
Physical Impairment athletes (PID – sitting)
Men: -55 kg, 65 kg, 75 kg, +75 kg Women:-65 kg, +65 kg

Physical Impairment athletes (PIU – standing)
Men: -60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, +90 kg Women: -65 kg, +65 kg

Junior 18 boys: -55 kg, +55 kg Junior 18 girls: -50 kg, +50 kg

Visual impairment athletes (VI – standing)
Men: -60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, Women: -60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg
100 kg, +100 kg

Hearing impairment athletes (HI – standing)
Men: -60 kg, 70 kg, 80 kg, 90 kg, Women: -60 kg, 70 kg, +70 kg
100 kg, +100 kg

TEAM TROPHIES for the WORLD ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP:
1) Over all (all classes except disabled classes)
2) Junior Women and Men (Junior 18 and Youth 21 classes)
2) Masters Women and Men (Master, Grand Master and Senior Grand Master classes)
3) Senior Women and Men (Senior classes)
TEAM TROPHIES for the WORLD PARA-ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP:
1) Overall Women (all classes for women)
2) Overall Men (all classes for men)

POINTS DISTRIBUTION:
1st place = 10 points
2nd place = 7 points
3rd place = 5 points
4th place = 4 points
5th place = 3 points
6th place = 2 points
7th place = 1 points

STARTING LISTS

1st Weigh-in Monday 03 October 2016 starting 09:00 at the Venue (all juniors, all masters, all disabled).
2nd Weigh-in Friday 07 October 2016 starting 09:00 at the Venue (all seniors)

The weigh-in order depends on the receiving times of the registration forms. A schedule will be available 7 days before the 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 register 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 until all the team pictures will be 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, Presidents 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.

WEIGH-IN PROCEDURE FOR ATHLETES
1. Photocopy Passport / ID
Each competitor must have at weigh in:
a. Original passport + copy
b. Weigh-in ticket received at Team Registration
2. Undress before weighing (if necessary)
3. Weigh-in
4. Go to free computer for photo
5. Take photo, look in the camera
6. Dress and you are good to go
7. The badges will be distributed by Team Captains

CLASSIFICATION FOR DISABLED ATHLETES

The classification and weigh-in will be held on Monday 03 October 2016 starting 09:00 at the Venue.

It is the responsibility of the teams that athletes who have to be classified arrive in time for the classification session.

Classifiers will not accept in the schedule teams arriving on classification day.

Classification will only be held for official participants of the championship.

For athletes that need to be classified, a medical intake form, translated in English, is mandatory. It must be emailed to the chief classifier by 18th of September 2016 at classification@waf-armwrestling.com

Should this information not be submitted by email before this date, the athlete will not be classified and therefore, will not be eligible to participate in the Championship.

There will be only 1 panel of VI classifier. In case of protest, there will not be possible to have a new classification on place. It would be done on another event with a VI classification session.

CLASSIFICATION TRAINING

Sunday 2nd of October 2016, 15:00 at MONTE CRISTO Hotel – Training, testing and certification.

The course is open to any interested person with a medical or physiotherapy/ sports Science backgrounds who wish to become classifiers. Trainee classifiers who wish to complete their International Classifiers training will be required to attend other WAF competitions.

Coaches and other trainers who are interested in classification may attend for information and education purposes.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION

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

TEAMS THAT DO NOT REGISTER ONLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN THE COMPETITION!
Technical support will be assured during the online registration upon request at mircea@waf-armwrestling.com

The on-line registration will be open on 1st of August and will close on 18th of September 2016.

Team registration at Championship
MONTE CRISTO HOTEL, Sunday 02.10.2016 between 0900-1500 according with the schedule.
TEAMS THAT DO NOT MAKE THE TEAM REGISTRATION AT THE HOTEL WITHIN THE SPECIFIED TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN THE COMPETITION!

Team representing person:
Only one person will register their team.
The Representative will bring final Team Registration form, stamped and signed.

WAF Representative will then:
Accept Registration Form,
Accept Individual Registration fees
Accept Country Registration Fee
Prepare Official Receipt
Give the Weigh-in tickets needed by athletes at weigh in.

All teams are obliged to fill online registration (http://registration.waf-armwrestling.com) form and send their registration forms (PDF file) to the General Secretary of WAF until 18th of September 2016.
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 cannot register in Youth 21 year classes.
Juniors 18 years can register in Seniors classes.
Juniors 21 years can register in Seniors classes.
Masters cannot 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 wrong registration of multiple entries will not be refunded.

Fees:
Annual membership: 300 Euro / member
Senior fee: 40 Euro per class per hand
Junior fee: 20 Euro per class per hand
WAF license: 5 Euro per athlete

Click to see the  ► HOTELS on waf-armwrestling.com

Source: worlds2016.waf-armwrestling.com

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