2018 Shanghai Information Flyer - FISAC-IRSF

2018 Shanghai Information Flyer - FISAC-IRSF

2018 Shanghai Information Flyer - FISAC-IRSF

CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 1 Introduction Launched in 1997, the FISAC-IRSF World Rope Skipping Championships is an international event held biyearly that welcome skippers at every level from all over the world. This year, we are pleased to announce that the FISAC-IRSF World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 (WC2018) will be held in Shanghai, China from July 24 to August 2, 2018, with the aim to promote rope skipping as a beneficial fitness activity, as well as to engage and excite the interest of young people in skipping.

We will strive to host a spectacular event for the skippers, coaches, judges and also the public.

Host City Shanghai serves as the largest base of Chinese industrial technology. The important seaport and China’s largest commercial and financial center, Shanghai, draws the attention of the whole world. In addition to its modernization, the city's multicultural flair endows it with a unique glamour. Here, one finds the perfect blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional, and the western and the oriental. New skyscrapers and old Shikumen together draw the skyline of the city. Western customs and Chinese traditions intertwined and formed the city's culture, making a visitor's stay memorable.

Shanghai has two international airports: Pudong International and Hongqiao International, the former of which has the third highest traffic in China. Pudong is the main airport.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 2 The Organizer CRSA (China Rope Skipping Association) was founded in 2012, it is the national official organization for governing rope skipping in China. Its tasks include coaches and judges training, competition management, and official communication with FISAC-IRSF. CRSA has successfully hosted the three national rope skipping league competitions, national championships, etc.

In addition, CRSA also organized the national Chinese team to participate in the 2014 and 2016 FISAC-IRSF World Championships, and the Asian Rope Skipping Championships in 2013, 2015, and 2017. CRSA has accumulated much experience with international events organization.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 3 Competition Venue: The Gymnasium of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics The gymnasium of the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics is a modern comprehensive gymnasium, which is located in the northeast end of the campus. The gymnasium covers an area of 23,482 square meters, with a total construction area of 19,466 square meters. This gymnasium can undertake a variety of sports events is designed according to the standard of medium sports venues. The gymnasium building is divided into the main stadium and gymnasium training warm-up area.

All aspects of the gymnasium meet the requirements of international events. The gymnasium is completely equipped with multipurpose activity rooms, an athletes’ lounge, judges’ room, offices, and meeting rooms. The construction of the space layout, structure, system organization, and construction materials have adopted a series of energy saving measures, including natural lighting, heat insulation, energy-saving materials, equipment intelligent monitoring, etc. In 2014 and 2015 the China Rope Skipping League Competition was successfully held in the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 4 Hotels All participants will be accommodated in hotels which are close to the competition venue.

(The hotel fee is included in the package price.) All of the three candidate hotels will be within a short walking or driving distance of the competition venue, and CRSA will arrange transportation to and from the venue during the competition days. Participants will share rooms with each other: 2 persons per room. If desired, you can pay an additional fee (+70USD/day) and get a single room.

Howard Johnson Caida Plaza Hotel Howard Johnson Caida Plaza Hotel Shanghai is a modern, urban city hotel offering convenient solutions. It is conveniently located next to the Shanghai University of Finance & Economics in the Yangpu District. This hotel offers 269 rooms (about 470 beds) and more than 1,000 square meters of comprehensive space for important business and social events, including a 450 square meter Grand Ballroom and seven other function rooms. High-end audio-visual equipment is available, as well as advanced simultaneous interpretation equipment and wireless broadband internet access in all meeting spaces.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 5 Baolong Hotel Shanghai The Baolong Hotel is a full-service hotel for convenient business travel,productive meeting and cost weekend breaks, which is 2hm from the Shanghai University of Finance & Economics. This hotel offers 321 rooms (about 550 beds) and comprehensive meeting rooms for important business and social events. Audio-visual equipment is available, as well as advanced simultaneous interpretation equipment and wireless broadband internet access in all meeting spaces.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 6 Guangdong Hotel Shanghai The Guangdong Hotel (Shanghai) is located on Yi Xian Road.

The hotel is 23 stories high and has 328 rooms (about 550 beds). The European-style rooms portray bring you the passion and romance, whereas the Japanese-style rooms remind you of the tranquility found in nature. The complete business facilities, which include a business center, multi-function conference, ticket center and broad-band internet, make people feel relaxed.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 7 Transportation CRSA will provide the transport from both Shanghai airports to the hotels on the arrival days, and back to the airports on the departure days. The two airports are:  Shanghai Pudong International Airport (IATA code PVG), approx. 1 h drive to the hotels  Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (IATA code SHA), approx. 40 min drive to the hotels The time from the airports to the hotels depends on the traffic. CRSA will also provide shuttle bus service from each of the hotels to the venue on the competition days.

Visa application information CRSA will provide invitation letters to Chinese Embassy in participants’ countries to allow for smooth visa processing.

Competition Structure World Junior Championships 12-14 Team Female, Male, Open 12-14 Masters Female, Male Chinese International Open Tournament 15+ Team Female, Male, Open 15+ Masters Female, Male World Championships 15+ Team Female, Male, Open 15+ Masters Female, Male World Cup Open

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 8 Schedule Date Events Day 1 July 24 Arrival (IOT/Full Package) Registration Practice Day 2 July 25 International Open Tournament Team Practice Day 3 July 26 International Open Tournament Masters Practice Day 4 July 27 Arrival (WC Package) Practice Opening Ceremony Day 5 July 28 Departure (IOT Package) World Championships Team Junior World Championships Team Day 6 July29 World Championships Team Junior World Championships Team Practice Day 7 July 30 World Championships Masters Junior World Championships Masters Practice Day 8 July 31 FISAC-IRSF AGM World Cup Closing Ceremony and Social Evening Day 9 August 1 World Camp Day 10 August 2 Departure (Full/WC Package)

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 9 Package Information 1. Full Package (10 days & 9 nights) World Junior Championships, International Open Tournament, World Championships, World Camp, Social Evening Arrive: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (Dinner included) Depart: Thursday, August 2, 2018 (Breakfast included. Check out before 14:00) Total: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners Fee: USD $810 2. IOT Package (5 days & 4 nights) Arrive: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (Dinner included) Depart: Saturday, July 28, 2018 (Breakfast included. Check out before 14:00) Total: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners Fee: USD $510 3.

WC Package (7 days & 6 nights) Arrive: Friday, July 27, 2018 (Dinner included) Depart: Thursday, August 2, 2018 (Breakfast included. Check out before 14:00) Total: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners Fee: USD $710 Additional Day It is possible to arrive one day early (arrive July 23) or stay one day later (depart August 3). The additional day fee is $100 USD (including accommodation and meals). The fee for an extra night during the WC (July 26 and 28) is $125 USD (including accommodation, local transport, meals, and access to the sport arena as a spectator) Spectator Information The fee for a spectator pass for the World Championships, World Youth Tournament and World Cup is 60 RMB for the entire week.

Spectators can purchase tickets at the venue.

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CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 10 Payment Deposit of USD $200 to be paid on or before March 1, 2018 Final payment to be paid by April 15, 2018 USD $500 will be charged for late registration and payment (April 15, 2018) USD $500 will be charged if you change a name (per name) after (May 30, 2018) All banking costs are to be paid by the participants. Payment details PLEASE SEND ALL FUNDS IN US DOLLARS 1) Beneficiary: CHEN YANGHUI 2) Beneficiary’s address: RM1407 #A Building, #15 Changyi RD, Shanghai, China 3) Account no.: 168 446029 833 4) Name of bank: The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 5) Address of bank: 1 Queens' Road Central, Hong Kong, China 6) Swift code: HSBC HKHHHKH Insurance Policy Coaches will be fully responsible for their teams during the entire stay in China.

All participants are responsible for their own insurance. First aid will be provided during competition events.

Cancellation Policy Cancel by April 15, 2018 100% refund Cancel by May 10, 2018 50% refund Cancel by June 8, 2018 25% refund

CRSA China Rope Skipping Association January 15, 2018 World Rope Skipping Championships 2018 Page 11 Deadlines March 1, 2018: 1. Submission of the Estimation Form 2. Payment of a 200 USD deposit per participant April 15, 2018: 1. Submission of the Final Registration Form (including all details and full payment of all packages) 2. Final payment April 30, 2018: 1. Submission of the Judge Registration Form FISAC-IRSF Website http://www.fisac-irsf.org Inquiries Please send all correspondence to: wc2018@fisac-irsf.org

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