2015 IMMAF European Itinerary Information

Competition Venue:

Walsall Sports Centre, University of Wolverhampton, Birmingham (UK)
Address: Walsall Campus, Magdalene Road, Walsall, West Midlands WS1 3TA

Planned Schedule:

Attention: The schedule is subject change according to total number of entries and circumstances of competition.

Wednesday, November 18th 2015
09:00 – 17:00 Accreditation, Unofficial Weigh in & pre fight medicals Hilton Metropole, NEC
Attention: After 17:00 there will be no possibility for adding or changing the entries. Delegations are requested to arrive earlier than Wednesday 18th at Birmingham Airport.
15:00 – 17:30 Referees seminar and briefing Hilton Metropole, NEC
18:30 – 20:00 Tournament Bracket Draw Hilton Metropole, NEC
Thursday, November 19th to Sunday November 22nd   – 1st, 2nd 3rd, 4th & 5th rounds
07:30 – 9:00 Official Weigh In & pre fight medical examinations University Campus, WS
6:45, 7:00, 7:30 Travel to venue  (athletes and coaches) , 8:00 (officials) Hilton Metropole, NEC
10:00 (Thurs only/ 11:00 – FINISH Bouts Begin University Campus, WS
PM Confirmation of bout order for following day Hilton, Metropole, NEC
SUNDAY ONLY Medal Ceremony after each bout of round 5 University Campus, WS

Weigh-in & Pre Fight Medical Examinations

Official weigh-in & pre-fight medical examinations for each weight category will be held on the morning of each competition day.

Official scales will be available for test weigh-ins on Wednesday  (registration day) from 09:00 – 18:00 and then 60 minutes before the official weigh in on each competition day.

Tournament Draw:

The draw will take place on Wednesday 18th November at 18.30hrs at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham

Fees:

  • The Participation Fee is £150 (GBP) for all competitors
  • The Participation Fee for team coaches and team affiliates is £50 (GBP)
  • Teams are to pay for their own accommodation, meals and competition equipment
  • IMMAF will provide transport to and from the official hotel &  recommended NEC campus hotels* to the venue and return for all persons paying the participation fee. Competitors not electing to stay at the official hotel have to arrange their own way to the weigh in, either by foot or alternative

* More information can be provided by your national federation or for team leaders on the IMMAF registration portal

Equipment:

All competitors must compete in IMMAF Approved Equipment. Equipment must be purchased via the official IMMAF website, including for each competitor 1 x blue shorts, 1 x red shorts, 1 x pair of gloves, 1 x pair of shin guards and (for female competitors) 1 black rash guard. * More information will be provided to team leaders in due course

All purchased equipment apart from gloves and shin guards will be given out at the registration on Wednesday 18th November. Gloves and shin guards will be given out on the first day of the competitor’s first bout.

Mouth guards and groin guards can be purchased away from the IMMAF official equipment provider. If the competitor hasn’t purchased the IMMAF approved Equipment by November 1st 2015 then they will forfeit their place to compete. This does not apply to replacements.

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Guidelines  can   be   found  by nominated Team Leaders on the  SPLITDRAW  registration  system   under “Information Documents”.  Please refer any questions regarding this to your national federation.