LIVE: WAL NORTHERN REGIONALS 2016, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS

Source: World Armwrestling League

EVENT DETAILS

SHUTTLE INFO:
Shuttle Times- all of these times are approximate, depending on traffic.
When you get your luggage, go to terminal 3, door G. Please call Igor at 630-297-1023 to tell him you’re at the door. You can call Alberto at (773) 677-6725 if you have any questions.

Thursday, May 19
10am- shuttle (holds 20 people)
12:45pm- small shuttle
4:45pm- shuttle (holds 20 people)
8pm- shuttle (holds 20 people)
10pm- shuttle (holds 20 people)

Friday, May 20
9:45am- shuttle (holds 20 people)
1pm- shuttle (holds 20 people)
6pm- shuttle (holds 20 people)

Sunday, May 21- Subject to change- we will announce on Saturday
6am- shuttle (holds 20 people)
10am- shuttle (holds 20 people)

$20/arm & $30/both arms
It is MANDATORY to register here by MAY 16. Competitors cannot compete at this event unless they are a WAL 2016 Qualifier and have registerd here.

Weigh-Ins will only be held on Friday, May 20. When booking travel, try to plan your arrival time to Chicago anytime except 4pm – 6pm to ensure you make weigh-ins.
Friday, May 20: 10am- 2pm; 4pm – 8pm
Weight Cutters First! (Anyone losing 10 lbs or more.) If you are not cutting weight PLEASE wait until at least 11am to weigh in.

Compeititon:
Amateur & Women’s competition: 11am
Pro Classes: Upon Completion of Amateurs/Women

Hotel Information. There are plenty of affordable hotels close to the event. Below are suggested hotels.
SUPER 8 WOODSTOCK: $59/night- .4 mile from venue
(815) 337-8808 | www.Super8.com/woodstock
QUALITY INN WOODSTOCK: $80/night- 0.5 mile from venue
(815) 334-9600
BEST WESTERN WOODSTOCK INN: $76/night- 1.1 miles from venue
(815) 337-0065 | www.bestwestern.com/Woodstock
HAMPTON INN: $109/night
www.mchenry.hamptoninn.com | code: ARM
(815)578-1900- ask for “World Armwrestling League room block.”

TRANSPORTATION:
Parking will be held offsite on Saturday May 21st, at the corner of Lake and Route 14 by Farm & Fleet.

Shuttles from the lot to the Woodstock, Harley Davidson will start at 7am and run every 10-15 mins nonstop throughout the day.

There will be no parking onsite at Harley Davidson on Saturday, but you can park there for Friday during weigh-ins/registration.

We are providing a hotel shuttle going from each hotel picking up every 15 minutes starting at 8:30am on Saturday.

SHUTTLE INFO:
WAL will provide transportation from O’Hare to Woodstock and from Woodstock to O’Hare for athletes (and their family members) who are flying in to compete in our Northern Regionals.
Transportation will be offered starting on Thurs, 5/19 at 7pm. The van will take competitors to their hotels and return to O’Hare to start a new trip. The interval between trips is approximately 1.5 hours to 2 hours, depending on the traffic.
Other pick-up times will most liked by approx 9pm & approx 11pm. This service will run until midnight on 5/19.
On Friday 5/20, the shuttle will start at 9am and will continue to run three trips until 2-3 pm. A similar service will be provided to go back to O’Hare on Saturday 5/21 and Sunday 5/22.
Also, transportation will be provided back and forward from the hotels to Harley Davidson.
To provide the best service possible, we need you to email your flight information ASAP to [email protected] so we can make the appropriate arrangements. If the times listed do not work for you, please email Li[email protected], and we will try to work out other possible options.

Directions coming from O’Hare International Airport to Woodstock Harley Davidson:
****Please note that shuttle buses will be set up only from O’Hare airport not Midway Airport.

Public transit: (total travel time is 2 hours and 36 mins)
Take the Blue Line from O’Hare International Airport towards Forest Park. Take this for 4 stops (about 15 mins) to Jefferson Park Transit Center. Then walk about 4 mins to Jefferson Park metra stop called, UP-NW towards Crystal Lake and you will be on this metra for 15 stops (about 1 hour and 12 mins). You will then exit at Crystal Lake and walk about 1 min towards Woodstock/Grant bus – 808 Harvard Community Hospital and stay on this bus for 25 stops (about 21 mins) then exit HWY 14/Lake and walk about 19 mins (1.0 miles) to 2235 Eastwood Dr, Woodstock, IL 60098.
Driving directions: (total travel time is 55 mins – 45.8 miles)
** Please note this route has tolls
Leave O’Hare International Airport (10000 W. O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666) and get on I-190 for 2 mins then follow I-90 W. to IL-47 N in Rutland Township and take the IL-47 Exit from I-90 W should be about 34 mins (33.3 miles), then merge onto IL-47 N and stay on this for 17 mins (11.7 miles) till you reach 2235 Eastwood Dr, Woodstock, IL 60098.

Directions coming from Midway Airport to Woodstock Harley Davidson:
Public Transit: (total travel time is 3 hours and 5 mins)
Walk to the Orange Line and take it towards the “Loop” for 7 stops (about 19 mins) till you get to Roosevelt Station. There you will exit the Orange line and get on the Green Line towards Harlem and stay on the Green line for 5 stops (about 11 mins) till Clinton, then walk 5 mins (south) to Ogilvie Transportation Center Metra and get the UP-NW Harvard train for 11 stops (1 hour and 13 mins) to Crystal Lake, where you will exit and walk 1 min to Woostock/Grant to pick up the 808 Bus called Harvard Community Hospital you will be on this bus for 25 stops (about 19 mins) and exit on HWY 14/Lake where you will walk about 19 mins, 1.0 miles to 2235 Eastwood Dr. Woodstock, IL 60098.
Driving directions: (total travel time is 1 hour 28 mins – 71.9 miles)
*Please note this route has tolls
Exit Midway International Airport, 5700 S. Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL and get on I-55 S. in Forest View from S. Cicero Ave and W. 47th St. You will be on this for 11 mins (3.1 miles) and follow I-55 S, I-294 N, & I-90 W to IL-47 N. in Rutland Township for about 57 mins (57.1 miles). Take the IL-47 exit from I-90 W and merge onto IL -47 N for about 17 mins (11.7 miles) and end at 2235 EastWood Dr. Woodstock, IL 60098.

WEIGH-IN

  • Date: Friday, May 20th, 2016
  • Time: 10am-2pm, 4pm-8pm
  • Address: Woodstock Harley-Davidson
    2235 S Eastwood Drive
    Woodstock, Illinois 60098

EVENT DETAILS

  • Date: Saturday, May 21st, 2016
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Address: Woodstock Harley-Davidson
    2235 S Eastwood Drive
    Woodstock, Illinois 60098

MEN’S COMPETITION

Right & Left:
0-165
166-195
196-225
226+

PAYOUT & PRIZES

LEFT & RIGHT HAND

  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes

CASH PAYOUT

  • $2000 1st Place
  • $1000 2nd Place
  • $750 3rd Place
  • $500 4th Place
  • $400 5th Place
  • $350 6th Place
  • $250 7th Place
  • $250 8th Place

WOMEN’S COMPETITION

Amateur and Novice!
0-128
149-148
149+

PAYOUT & PRIZES

LEFT & RIGHT HAND

  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes
  • all weight classes

CASH PAYOUT

  • $750 1st Place
  • $500 2nd Place
  • $250 3rd Place
  • $200 4th Place
  • $175 5th Place
  • $150 6th Place
  • $100 7th Place
  • $100 8th Place

Source: walunderground.com

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Devon Larratt, WAL NORTHERN REGIONALS 2016, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS │ Capture by XSportNews from the video
Devon Larratt, WAL NORTHERN REGIONALS 2016, WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS │ Capture by XSportNews from the video