2019 European Senior and World U23 and Junior  Outdoor Tug Of War Championships

2019 European Senior and World U23 and Junior Outdoor Tug Of War Championships

2019 European Senior and World U23 and Junior Outdoor Tug Of War Championships

4th to 8th September

…………. at the Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar, Ireland

             

                            

                         

ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES

The accommodation packages in the Breaffy House Hotel are now fully booked.  Other accommodation is available and can be booked by contacting Claire Bird, e-mail: claire.bird@breaffyhouseresort.com

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION

Three Airports for airport transfers are:

NOC Ireland West Airport, Knock  – 45 km to Breaffy House Resort

SNN Shannon Airport – 160 km to Breaffy House Resort

DUB Dublin Airport – 265 km to Breaffy House Resort

The costs are €40 per person return based on groups per bus. Costs are included in the accommodation prices. Individuals can book the transport as well and will be added to a group. If group transport is not possible individual transport can be arranged, the extra costs will be charged to the individual.

For all airport transfers please contact Aukje van Raaij, e-mail Aukje.inttow@gmail.com , transport has to be booked before the 15th of August 2019. 

Following information is required:

Date, time and airport of arrival and flightnumber,

Date, time and airport of departure and flightnumber.

Airport transport will only be provided for those who book accommodation

through the official European Outdoor Championships accommodation provider (Breaffy House).

2019 Outdoor European & World Championship Program, 4 – 8 September

Arrival days:  Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th of September.

Dinners in the Ballroom: Tuesday until Sunday from 18:00-20:30

Breakfasts in the Ballroom: Wednesday from 07:00-11:00, Thursday until Monday from 07:00-09:30

Briefing in the Ballroom: Wednesday 4th of September 21:00 (there will only be ONE BRIEFING)

Opening ceremony: Friday 6th of September 20:00 on the competition field

Departure day: Monday 9th of September

Schedule:
Weigh -ins: Wednesday 4th September at Breaffy Woods sportshall        07:30 – 12:00 Morning session, 16:00 – 18:00 Afternoon session

Day 1 and 3 / Thursday/ Saturday:

Morning session:                                                                                                    07:30 – 08:30: Stamping

09:30:  Start competition. Which weight class starts depends on the entries. 680 Senior Men, 580 Senior Mix, 560 Junior Men, 480 Junior Women

Afternoon session:                                                                                                11:30 – 12:30: Stamping

13:00 Medal Ceremony (right after morning competition has ended)

13:30: Start competition. Which weight class starts depends on the entries. 560 Senior Men, 520 Senior Women, 560 Under23 Mix

17:30: Medal Ceremony (right after afternoon competition has ended)

Day 2 and 4 / Friday/ Sunday

Morning session:                                                                                                    07:30 – 08:30: Stamping

09:30: Start competition. Which weight class starts depends on the entries. 720 Senior Men, 600 Under23 Men, 500 Under23 Women

Afternoon session:                                                                                                11:30 – 12:30: Stamping

13:00: Medal Ceremony (right after morning competition has ended)

13:30: Start competition. Which weight class starts depends on the entries. 640 Senior Men, 560 Senior Women, 520 Junior Mix

17:30 Medal Ceremony (right after afternoon competition has ended)

*Please note that times might change due to the length of the competitions.

WEIGHTS

Senior Men: 560, 640, 680 and 720 kg U23 Men: 600 kg Junior Men: 560 kg
Senior Women: 520 and 560 kg U23 Women: 500 kg Junior Women: 480 kg
Senior Mixed:  580 kg U23 Mixed: 560 kg Junior Mixed: 520 kg

AGE LIMITS
Junior category
A puller is eligible to participate in the junior category from the beginning
of the year in which the puller reaches the age of 14 years until the end
of the year in which the puller reaches the age of 18 years.
Junior is born in 2001 to 2005

Under 23
A puller is eligible to participate in the Under 23 category from the
beginning of the year in which the puller reaches the age of 16 years
until the end of the year in which the puller reaches the age of 22 years.
Under 23 is born in 1997 to 2003

Senior
A puller is eligible to participate in the senior category from the beginning
of the year in which the puller reaches the age of 16 years.
Senior is born in 2003 or earlier

ACCREDITATION AND TEAM ENTRIES

People not booking through the official European Outdoor Championships accommodation provider will be required to pay €125 euro per person for accreditation.  No airport transport will be provided.

The link to accredit can be found  on the TWIF website, as the link to club team entries. TWIF has send forms to enter national teams to the TWIF representatives. 

Please follow this link for team entry: http://twif.hortgro.co.za/twif/live/aanmeldclub.aspx?chooseeventbyclub1=139

You cannot use a previous accreditation. So keep your passport or ID at hand. Use a photo like on a passport. Do your accreditation in time. Accreditations which have to be made or changed at the championships office will cost an additional € 30.00.

Please follow this link for accreditation: http://twif.hortgro.co.za/twif/live/aanmelduser.aspx

For questions and changes email Aukje: aukje.inttow@gmail.com  

INFORMATION AND CONTACTS

General information: irishtugofwar.com, tugofwar-twif.org,

Dan McCarthy, President Irish TOWA: e-mail twifjudgedan1@eircom.net or telephone 00 353 87 2308 258

Denis Dunlea, TWIF representative Irish TOWA: e-mail denisdunlea@eircom.net

 Accommodation e-mail: claire.bird@breaffyhouseresort.com

For all airport transfers please contact Aukje van Raaij, e-mail Aukje.inttow@gmail.com , transport has to be booked before the 15th of August 2019. 

Club team entries and accreditations: Aukje van Raaij, e-mail: aukje.inttow@gmail.com