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Convocatoria iwrf Americas Championship Paraguay 2017


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Convocatoria iwrf Americas Championship Paraguay 2017

  1. 1. IWRF 2017 AMERICAS CHAMPIONSHIP WHEELCHAIR RUGBY September 3 to 10 ASUNCIÓN PARAGUAY ORGANIZERS The event is organized by the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation-IWRF with the “National Sport Secretariat-SND” of Paraguay, Paraguayan Olympic Committee and the sponsoring of Maximus Project (Usaid-Arcangeles Foundation). PARTICIPANT TEAMS IWRF 2017 Americas Championship involves 7 Wheelchair Rugby teams in the Zone: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay and United States DATES
  2. 2. The Championship will be development of September 2 to 10 of 2017 with the activities scheduled as follow: September 2 Classifiers/HO arrives September 3 Classifications of players Teams arrives Referees/NTO arrives September 4 Classification of players Clinic to referees September 5 Opening ceremony and matches September 6-9 Matches and closing ceremony September 10 Departure of teams, referees and classifiers (breakfast) FEES Thank you to the generous support of the Maximus Project, entry fees four South American Nations will receive a subsidy. Fees for the event are as a follow: - North American nations: USD 12.000 per team Up to 12 Athletes and 6 Staff - South American nations: USD 9.000 per team Up to 12 Athletes and 4 Staff Additional participants may be registered for a fee if USD 150 per person per day.
  3. 3. ACCOMMODATION The accommodation venues are: Hotel Dazzler Asunción and Hotel Esplendor of four stars. The hotels are located to 9 kms of International Silvio Petirrossi Airport at 20 or 30 minutes. There is 1 kms of distance between Esplendor Hotel and Dazzler Hotels and 15 or 20 minutes of distance from de Hotels to de Competitions and training venues. • The accommodation is double in for all the delegations with free wi-fi. • The hotels selected has the breakfast included and has minimum two lifts. • Bathrooms has tub, in these cases will be supply 2 bath chairs for each delegation. More information in these links: Hotel Dazzler Asunción: asuncion/dazzler-asuncion/ Hotel Esplendor MEDICAL SERVICES During the event, there will be a health care service on the stage to attend any emergency and provide first aid. However it is delegations must attending with health care card. • Each team is responsible for issues related to yellow fever vaccine and documentation for entry to the country.
  4. 4. COMPETITION AND TRAINING VENUES The event will be held at the facilities of the Paraguayan Olympic Training Center. It is located 15 minutes from the hotels, where there is a venue with regulatory measures of IWRF for the competition. It has a warming area for the teams and storage area for delegations' chairs. TRANSPORTATION The organizer of the event will provide the shuttle service from/to Silvio Petirrossi Airport, Hotels and venue.
  5. 5. CONTACT INFORMATION Leticia Báez Houdin Coordinadora General- IWRF Americas Championship 2017 Móvil +595 982129896 Secretaría Nacional de Deportes Asunción Paraguay SPONSOR MAXIMUS PROJECT MAXIMUS Project is a develop program to promote peace, empowerment and social inclusion of people with disabilities in South America. It´s a program sponsoring by United States Agency for International Development-USAID and executed by Arcangeles Foundation. MAXIMUS Project aims to establish a sports and social network among South American countries as a way to improve the improvement of the quality of life of people with disabilities in the region and to consolitade sports results in the Americas Zone. One of the objectives of Maximus is the develop of a clasification Championship for their teams involved. For that reason, the “Secretaria Nacional de Deportes-SND” in Paraguay, one of the social partner for the project in the Region was postulated as host of “IWRF 2017 Americas Championship”. This is the most important event because for first time the Championship has 10 participant teams and will be qualifying to “IWRF-2018 World Quadrugby Championship” in Sydney-Australia.