Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland          


The Aura Arena is a state of the art facility and will host the event. The Aura arena has a fully equipped gymnasium, hot and cold sauna, heated indoor swimming pool, conference and meeting rooms, with excellent parking space.

The indoor arena measures 45×23 mt when fully seated. The seating capacity is for 800 people.


Prices per person

6 nightsSingle Room (1  person)€860
5 nightsSingle Room (1  person)€790
6 nightsDouble/Twin Room (2  people)€760
5 nightsDouble/Twin Room (2  people)€690
  • Juniors pullers will have a reduction of € 125 per person.
  • Additional night’s accommodation are available to arrive prior or post Championships: costs are per person per night: €110 (sharing) and €150 (single).
  • Most twin rooms have a double (queen size) bed and a single bed. Standard they are booked for 2 persons but on request they can be used for 3 persons as well.

All packages include Airport transport, dinner,  bed & breakfast and transport from your hotel to the competition hall.

20% of accommodation costs will have to be paid within 14 days after invoice date.
Remaining costs will have to be paid in full before the 1st of January 2020.
If booking is done after the 1st of January 2020 all costs will have to be paid immediately after receipt of invoice.
These costs are not refundable.

Late bookings (made after January 15th 2020) will incur a 10% surcharge in all quoted rates.

Book before January 1st to make sure you have a room (as long as the hotels aren’t already fully booked).

Payments can be done by international bank transfer or all major credit cards.

All bedrooms will be locked for extra cost charges unless you present your credit card a reception and arrange a pre-installed authorisation of € 200 onto the card. This can only be done after check-in.

The following hotels are being used for the championships:

  1. Clanree
  2. Mount Errigal
  3. McGettigans
  4. Dillons


The closest international airport are in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Both around 2 hrs drive to Letterkenny. Transport can be arranged to from Dublin, Ireland, this will be a 3 hrs drive through Northern-Ireland.

For countries who need visa to travel to Ireland and fly to Belfast: you might need UK visa as well. Please check this. We can arrange transport from Dublin and drive around Northern Ireland as well.

The costs included in the accomodation package for transport are based on combination groups per bus on arrival days Tuesday the 18th of February 2020 and Wednesday 19th of February 2020; departure day Monday the 24th of February 2020.

Transport on other days or for individuals can be arranged but will be charged to the group or individual.

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.

Following information is required: Date, time and airport of arrival and flight number,
date, time and airport of departure and flight number;
contact name and mobile number for each group and individual.

Airport transport will only be provided for those who book accommodation through the official World Championships accommodation provider.


Please send your e-mail for airport transport to:
aukje.inttow@gmail.com or mary.inttow@gmail.com


If you require Visa to enter Ireland please do so in time.

The type of visa which applicants should apply for will depend on the
reason for travel. Further information in relation to the visa application
process can be accessed at the following link:

Terms & Conditions:

  1. Hotel facilities will only be made to residents who book the Official Package.
  2. A 20% down payment is requested before the 1st of September 2019 or after this date within 2 weeks after invoice date.
  3. Full balance of payment is required by the 1st of January 2020 or within 1 week of invoice date but definitely before the 15th of February.
  4. Late bookings (bookings made after 15th of January 2020) will incur a 10% surcharge in all quoted rates.
  5. Book before January 1st to make sure you have a room (as long as the hotel aren’t already fully booked).
  6. Payments can be done by international bank transfer or all major credit cards.
  7. All bedrooms will be locked for extra cost charges unless you present your credit card at reception and arrange a pre-installed authorisation of €200 onto the card. This can only be done after check-in.


Senior Men: 560, 600, 640 and 680 kgU23 Men: 600 kg
Junior Men: 560 kg
Senior Women: 500 and 540 kgU23 Women: 500 kg
Junior Women: 480 kg
Senior Mixed:  580 kg
U23 Mixed: 560 kg
Junior Mixed: 520 kg


Everyone booking accommodation through the official World Indoor Championships provider has to accredit her/himself. Even if you are not a puller.

Everyone who has accredited her/himself and did NOT book accommodation throught the official World Indoor Championships will have to pay € 125.

The link for accreditation will be HERE in due time. The link will be closed the 13th of February 2020 so make sure to do your accreditation in time.

Accreditations that have to be made at the office will cost an additional € 30.

When doing your accreditation please be sure that your data is correct and do it only once. You will most likely NOT receive a confirmation.
Upload a recent passport photo, that means a photo like on your passport or ID (so only your head/face is on it) and NOT OF YOUR ENTIRE PASSPORT OR ID!

If you use an accreditation of the previous event please check your data especcially your passport or ID number. Change it if you have a new passport or ID since the previous event. And bring the same passport or ID with you as you entered.

If you’re not sure it’s correct or if you have any changes please send an e-mail to: Aukje.inttow@gmail.com or marloes.inttow@gmail.com

Please enter your club only once except if you have more than one team in the same weight category. Then you enter your club again and add B to the name.

The entryfee for clubteams is € 80 per team.

If there are any changes in entries already done please email: Aukje.inttow@gmail.com

National team entries will be published after closing date. This date still has to be determined. The secretary general of TWIF will send an entry form to all TWIF representatives. National teams are free of charge.

Payment by international bank transfer to:

NSC: 90-48-78
Branch address: Dungloe, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Account No.: 67037203
IBAN No.: IE92 BOFI 9051 1767 0372 03
Accountholder: JMG Travel Ltd.
Address accountholder:
Magheraroarty, Gortahork; Letterkenny, Co. Donegal; Ireland.

If you want pay by credit card send an e-mail to: Aukje.inttow@gmail.com


For regular updates, competition entries, etc, please visit: https://wcindoortugofwar2020.com/

General information:
Dan McCarthy, President Irish TOWA: email twifjudgedan1@gmail.com or telephone: +353 87 230 8258
Denis Dunlea, TWIF representative Irish TOWA: e-mail denisdunlea@eircom.net or telephone: +353 87 221 3203

Accommodation, visa invitation letters:
Aukje van Raaij: e-mail aukje.inttow@gmail.com

Accreditations and clubentries:
Marloes van Raaij: e-mail: marloes.inttow@gmail.com
Aukje van Raaij: e-mail: aukje.inttow@gmail.com

Airport transport:
Mary Herder: e-mail: mary.inttow@gmail.com
Aukje van Raaij: aukje.inttow@gmail.com