Information

World Championships Information
NB: See also www.wcwheelgym.no

 

1. Competition Address
2. Competition Information
3. General Programme, Timetable
4. Accreditation
5.
Visa
6.
Health and Accident Insurance
7.
Orientation Meeting
8.
Training
9.
Starting order
10.
Competition and Training Hall
11.
Music
12.
Judging course and Attendance Check
13.
Judging Panels
14.
Scores
15.
Complaints
16.
Arbitration Panel
17.
Medical Care and Massage
18.
Doping Controls
19.
National anthems and flags
20.
Video Documentation
21.
Seats for delegation members
22.
Opening Ceremony
23.
Award Ceremonies
24.
Closing Ceremony
25.
Farewell Party
26.
Transport
27.
Information Stand
28.
Official languages
29.
Accommodation and Meals for National Delegations
30.
Tourist Accommodation and Meals
31.
Ticket prices for tourists
32.
Information and Correspondence

1.

Competition Address:
Håkons Hall
Stampesletta
N-2609 Lillehammer
NORWAY
Tel: +47 61 26 36 55
Fax. +47 61 26 46 90

 

2. Competition Information
The competition will be conducted on the basis of the International Code of Points 2000 with Corrections 2002 and the IRV Competition Rules 2002.

 

3. General Programme, Timetable
See Program

 

4. Accreditation
Delegation members will be accredited on arrival in Lillehammer. Please report to the competition office in Håkons Hall.

Accreditation is personal, non-transferable and a pre-requisite for access to the training and competition hall. All competitors are requested to have their accreditation with them whenever they are in the competition area.

Total payment (competition, registration, accommodation and meals) must be transferred to the following account before 25th April 2003. A confirmation of the transfer payment must be enclosed with the main registration form.

 

Bank: Gjensidige Nor Sparebank
Postboks 1172 Sentrum
N-0107 OSLO

 

Account name: Oppland Gymnastikk og Turnkrets

 

Bank number: NO 937886349

 

Account: 1604 03 18791

 

SWIFT: UBNONOKK

 

Deadline: 25th April 2003.
If the total payment has not been received, participation in the World Championship will not be permitted.

 

5. Visa
All those requiring an official invitation in order to apply for a visa are requested to contact the Organising Committee without delay.

 

6. Health and Accident Insurance
Personal Health and Accident insurance is the responsibility of each athlete, documentation might be asked for during accreditation.

7. Orientation Meeting
An orientation meeting will take place on Wednesday 28th May at 21:30 hours in the Håkons Hall. This meeting is compulsory for all delegation leaders, coaches and judges. The IRV and the Organising Committee will use this meeting to distribute detailed information about the championships. The start draw will also take place at this meeting.

 

8. Training
The training plan will be given to the delegation leaders at accreditation.

 

9. Starting order
The start draw will take place at the orientation meeting on Wednesday evening 
(see point 7).

 

10. Competition and Training Hall
All training and competitions will take place in the Håkons Hall in Lillehammer.
The sports hall measures 44 x 54 m.
The floor surface is wooden parquet.
Outside shoes may not be worn in the sports hall.

 

11. Music
The following information must be clearly marked on the gymnasts’ cassette/CD/mini disc:
  1. National Association (country abbreviation)
  2. Name of competitor
  3. Competitor category
  4. Title of music, if known
  5. Total time (in minutes and seconds) from the first to the last tone of the music.

The delegation leaders or coaches must sign the following declarations:

  1. Acceptance of the technical conditions under which the Organising Committee plays the music.
  2. Confirmation that the music used does not infringe any legal rights and may be used within a sporting context.

Competitors must bring a reserve copy of their music with them.

 

12. Judging course and Attendance Check
Judging course and Attendance Check will all take place in Håkons Hall.

 

13. Judging Panels
The individual panels of judges will be selected be the IRV Judging Officer.

 

14. Scores
The scores will be displayed after each routine. All delegations will receive a detailed list of results after the competitions.

 

15. Complaints
In accordance with the IRV Competition Rules 1999, § 2.5 c), written complaints may be submitted to the competition management by the delegation leader or coach immediately after the score has been made known.

A deposit of NOK 500 / EUR 60 must be made, which will be repaid if the complaint proves justified.

 

16. Arbitration Panel
The IRV will nominate members of an arbitration panel from three different IRV member countries at the beginning of the competition.

 

17. Medical Care and Massage
The Organising Committee will provide medical care during training and competitions in Håkons Hall. A physiotherapist will be available in periods during the WC.

 

18. Doping Controls
The Organising Committee, under the supervision of the IRV, may carry out doping controls during the World Championships in accordance with the guidelines for the IRV.
The controls may take place during training and competition.

 

19. National anthems and flags

Each delegation must bring their national anthem on cassette/CD/Mini Disc. We also ask each delegation to bring a national flag with the following dimensions: Approximatly100x70 cm.

 

20. Video Documentation
All routines will be recorded on video.

 

21. Seats for delegation members
Seats will be reserved for delegation members.

 

22. Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony of the 5th World Championship in Wheel Gymnastics will take place on Thursday 29th May at 20:00 hours.

 

23. Award Ceremonies
The award ceremonies will take place as follows:
  • Thursday 29th May, approximately 20:00 
    (Junior All Around Competition)
  • Friday 30th May, approximately 16:30 
    (Senior All Around Competition)
  • Friday 30th May, approximately 21:00 
    (World Team Final)
  • Saturday 31st May, afternoon (Junior Finals)
  • Saturday 31st May, evening (Senior Finals)

The top eight competitors in the All Around Competitions and all finalists will take part in the award ceremonies and must wear their official team clothing.

 

24. Closing Ceremony
The closing ceremony will take place on Saturday 31st May, immediately after the finals in the Håkons Hall. All athletes are invited to take part and must wear their official team clothing.

 

25. Farewell Party
A Farewell Party will be held in the Håkons Hall after the Closing Ceremony on Saturday 31st May.

 

26. Transport
Lillehammer is 180 km north of Oslo. The nearest airport is Oslo Airport Gardermoen, 145 km south of Lillehammer. There are direct trains from Gardermoen to Lillehammer. A single ticket Gardermoen-Lillehammer costs approximately NOK 200. Children aged 4-15 receive 50% discount. Groups of 10 people or more receive 25% discount. Travelling time is 2 hours.

Sandefjord Airport Torp is another choice for those able to take advantage of Ryanair’s low price flights from "Frankfurt Hahn" to "Oslo Torp". Sandefjord is approximately 300 km south of Lillehammer. Bus and train transport are available, travel time approximately 4 -5 hours. Car or minibus rental is also a possibility.

For those planning to drive to Norway, there are ferry links from the North of Denmark to Larvik (near Sandefjord), from Kiel in Germany to Oslo, and from Copenhagen to Oslo. It is also possible to drive up the coast of Sweden from Malmö.

For help in planning your travel to Norway (reservations, timetables, prices, advice), please contact:
Maria Sollohub
Tel.: +47-33 45 33 81
Fax: +47-33 45 32 69
Email: sollohub@frisurf.no

 

27. Information Stand
There will be an Information Stand providing both competition information and tourist information in the foyer of the Håkons Hall. The stand will be open from Wednesday 28th May until Saturday 31st May. An Internet Café will also be available.

For tourist tips in advance of your arrival in Lillehammer, please contact Lillehammer Tourist Information Office (Tel.: +47-61289800) or visit their web pages (in English, German or Norwegian):
http://www.lillehammerturist.no/german/

http://www.lillehammerturist.no/english/

http://www.lillehammerturist.no/

 

28. Official languages
The official languages of the championship are English and German. Translation into other languages must be organised by the delegations. Announcements will be made in Norwegian, English and German.

 

29. Accommodation and Meals for National Delegations
The official World Championship Hotel is:

Birkebeineren Hotel/Motel & Apartments

Birkebeinerveien 24
N-2618 Lillehammer

booking@birkebeineren.no

Tel: +47 61 26 47 00
Fax: +47 61 26 47 50
(Only 300 m from Håkons Hall)

Accommodation is also offered in:
Lillehammer Vandrerhjem
Jernbanegata 2
N-2609 Lillehammer

lillehammervandrerhjem@c2i.net
Tel: +47 61 24 87 00
Fax +47 61 26 25 77
(15 minutes walk from Håkons Hall)

Rica Victoria Hotel
Storgt. 84 B
2600 Lillehammer
Tlf: 61 25 00 49
Fax: 61 25 24 74
rica.victoria.hotel.lillehammer@rica.no
www.rica.no
(10-15 minutes walk from Håkons Hall)

The following table gives price information for Delegation Members only. See point 30 (below) for information about tourist accommodation and meals.

 

Location Category

Price pr person

Birkebeineren:
From Tuesday 27th May (first meal: breakfast Wednesday), until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

2- or 4-bed hostel rooms, or 6- to 7-bed apartments 240 EUR

Birkebeineren:
From Wednesday 28th May (lunch), until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

2- or 4-bed hostel rooms, or 6- to 7-bed apartments

208 EUR

 

Lillehammer Vandrehjem:
From Tuesday 27th May (first meal: breakfast Wednesday), until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

Youth hostel

4-bed rooms, limited capacity

 

205 EUR

Lillehammer Vandrehjem:
From Wednesday 28th May, (lunch) until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

Youth hostel

4-bed rooms, limited capacity

 

180 EUR

Rica Victoria Hotel:
From Tuesday 27th May (first meal: breakfast Wednesday), until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

Hotel room

2-bed rooms

 

430 EUR

Rica Victoria Hotel:
From Wednesday 28th May (lunch), until Sunday 1st June (breakfast)

 

Hotel room

2-bed rooms

 

360 EUR

Evening meal Tuesday 27th May
(served in Birkebeineren at 20:00 hours)

 

 

9 EUR

 

NB: Lunch/dinner will be served in Håkons Hall.

 

30. Tourist Accommodation and Meals
The Organising Committee of the championships is only responsible for booking accommodation for the national delegations. Tourist accommodation must be booked privately, but can be ordered at the same hotels/hostels as for the delegations. Please use the reference "WHEELGYM" when ordering.

The following table gives price information for tourists (non-delegation members). See point 29 (above) for information about delegation accommodation and meals.

Birkebeineren Hotel/Motel & Apartments
Birkebeinerveien 24
N-2618 Lillehammer
booking@birkebeineren.no
Tel: +47 61 26 47 00
Fax: +47 61 26 47 50
(Only 300 m from Håkons Hall)

NB: These prices are available for a minimum of 3 consecutive nights!

Motel rooms:
NOK 235 per person per night in double room including breakfast
NOK 335 per person per night in single room including breakfast

Hotel rooms:
NOK 395 per person per night in double room including breakfast
NOK 545 per person per night in single room including breakfast

NOK 1095 per room per night in family room (2 adults, 2 children) incl. breakfast

Apartments:
NOK 1120 per apartment per night (5-6 people) self-catering
NOK 930 per apartment per night (3-4 people) self-catering
NOK 85 extra per person per night for hotel breakfast (children under 4 free, age 5-15 half price)

 

Location Category

Price per person per night

Lillehammer Vandrehjem:
(Bed & Breakfast)

 

Youth hostel

4-bed rooms, 
limited capacity

 

200 NOK

Ekstra for linen, 
60 NOK

 

Rica Victoria Hotel:
(Bed & Breakfast)

 

Hotel room
2-bed rooms

 

470 NOK
Alternative tourist accommodation

Lillehammer Tourist Information (see point 27) will be able to provide information about alternative offers of tourist accommodation.

Tourist meals (lunch/dinner)

Lunch and dinner served in the Håkons Hall can be ordered for non-delegation members at a price of EUR 27 per day – please book through the Organising Committee before 25th April.

 

31. Ticket prices for tourists
Ticket prices are as follows:

 

Thursday 29th May Opening show NOK 100

 

Friday

 

Team Competition NOK 100
Saturday 31st May

Junior Finals

Senior Finals

 

NOK 100

NOK 100

 

All-in ticket   NOK 250

 

Saturday 31st May Farewell party including dinner NOK 250

 

NB: Delegation members do not need to purchase tickets.

 

32. Information and Correspondence
Please contact the Organising Committee:
WC Wheelgym 2003
Postboks 152
N-2711 Gran
NORWAY

post@wcwheelgym.no

www.wcwheelgym.no

Tel: +47 932 41095
Fax: +47 61 33 36 02

 


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