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Malmö, Sweden 18-25 July 2020
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Welcome to WJUC2020 in Malmö, Sweden

Mattias Ahlgren
WJUC 2020 Event Director
ma@wjuc2020.com
Karina Woldt
WFDF Managing Director Events
karina.woldt@wfdf.org

WFDF 2020 World Junior Ultimate Championships
Malmö, Sweden, 18-25 July 2020
Bulletin v1 (June 2019)

The WFDF 2020 World Junior Ultimate Championships  (WJUC) Tournament Organising Committee (TOC) are thrilled to host you at the WFDF 2020 World Junior Ultimate Championships in Malmö, Sweden.

 

The tournament will run inclusive from Saturday July 18 to Saturday July 25, 2020, at the fields and stadiums throughout the city introducing Ultimate players to the beating heart of the city.

 

Malmö is filled with top quality fields, most of which are located in the city alongside parks, streets and the busy city life. This gives us the chance to showcase our sport of Ultimate to the local Malmö people.

 

We look forward to welcoming the wolds best junior Ultimate athletes and coaches to Sweden, while offering a truly world class tournament. For us to be able to offer you the service and content you as a top athlete expect and deserve, we need you to register and to make payments in accordance with the deadlines outlined in this bulletin. We will work hard to ensure the information you need is available and that the registration process is as simple as possible, but please note that the deadlines are in place for good reasons and not meeting them could result in a team losing their bid offer.

 

On the following pages you will find the details needed to begin the pre-registration process.  Please pay attention to action points highlighted in red.   We’ve also included some extra details on transport and accomodation to help you with your travel planning.

 

Should you have any immediate questions, please feel free to email WJUC Event Director Mattias Ahlgren at ma@wjuc2020.com. “Immediate” meaning that it will affect your ability to register a team. For all other information, please wait for further instructions or visit the official WJUC website.

 

All WFDF member National Federations (NF) are welcome to participate at WJUC in the Under 20 Men’s and Women’s Junior divisions. Any player who is twelve 12 years or older and is not turning twenty (20) years old during 2020 will be eligble for a teamroster.

 

We look forward to hosting you while helping to create some unforgettable moments in Malmö, Sweden.

Mattias Ahlgren, WJUC 2020 Event Director

Karina Woldt, WFDF Event Manager

Event Dates

WJUC 2020 will be a eight (8) day tournament running from Saturday July 18 to Saturday July 25, 2020. The Captains & Spirit Captains meetings will take place on Saturday, July 18, in the afternoon followed by the Opening Ceremony and the Opening Game at the beautiful Malmö Stadion right in the middle of Malmö. Some teams might play rounds in the afternoon on Day 1. All teams should plan their travel accordingly.

 

Attendance at the Captains and Spirit Captains meetings by at least one (1) representative for each team is required. A limit of two (2) representatives per team will be enforced due to space restrictions. Times for the Opening Ceremony and Opening Game will be advised at a later time; However, we do expect each team (in uniform) to participate in the Parade of Nations during the Opening Ceremony on Day 1.

 

The Finals will be played on Saturday, July 25 at the Malmö Stadium, with the Medal and Closing Ceremonies and the Players Party taking place immediately after the finals.

 

Should weather cause delays to play, the schedule will be adjusted accordingly to ensure the finals are played as scheduled on day 8.

 

Teams and divisions

All WFDF member National Federations (NF) in good standing are invited to participate at WJUC 2020 in Malmö in the following 2 divisions: Under 20 Men’s (U20M) and Under 20 Women’s (U20W).

Please see here for instructions on how to pre-register your teams.

 

"Stortorget" at the historic parts of Malmö

Turning Torso next to Öresund

Malmö is ranked top 10 as a bike friendly town in the world

Malmö is a young, vibrant and multi cultural town

 

Malmö: Location, venues, climate and overview map

LOCATION: MALMÖ

Malmö is the third-largest city in Sweden, after with a population of 340,00 inhabitants. The Malmö Metropolitan Region is home to over 700,000 people, and the Øresund Region, which includes Copenhagen, is home to 4 million people.

Malmö is the captial of the region Skåne and the 3rd largest city in Sweden with a population of 330,000 and a total of 4 million in the region.

 

Malmö has transformed from a industrialized town to a modern tech- and bio centre with the Malmö University as the hub attracting students from all over the world. Malmö is constantly growing and has one of the youngest populations in Sweden.

 

Malmö is rich on entertainment, culture and sport. The proximity to the danish

capital Copenhagen – some 20 mins away with train – rubs of on Malmö. Malmö and it’s residents are diverse in ethnical background, sexual orientation, religious beliefs and political preferences.

 

Malmö is situated directly on the coast of Öresund. Here both old and young Malmö-

itians enjoy the benefits of vibrant city life and tranquility of the open horizon, warm sea and sandy beaches during the never ending nordic summer days.

The Main Venue at Malmö Stadion is used for games throughout the whole tournament

All tournament venues and hotels are easy accessable on one Shuttle Bus Route – included in Player Fee.

 

VENUES

 

Games will be played at three venues:

1: Main Venue with satellite fields

Location: Stadionområdet and Kroksbäck IP

Number of fields: 6 fields, (possible 9): 3 grass, 3 turf and possible 3 hybrid fields. Arena: The covered Malmö Stadion, a 20,000+ capacity arena.

Amenities: WC, showers, possible WiFi, food trucks, main food hall, free fruit and water, players lounge and rest area, WJUC HQ

2: Venue North

Location: Mariedals IP
Number of fields: 3 fields; 2 grass, 1 turf.
Stadium: A covered 1,500+ seats stadium, Hästhagens IP

3: Venue South

Location: Hyllie IP

Number of fields: 3 fields; 2 grass, 1 turf.
Stadium: Open air stadium, 300+ seats

 

Playing surfaces:

The grass fields are in excellent to good condition.

 

The turf fields are latest generation turf, aging 1-10 years old. The oldest are more worn with less atrifical grass.

 

The hybrid fields (not decided yet) consist on 90% grass and 10% turf, and are in very good conditon. The surface is soft, even and excellent for playing ultimate.

 

Some of the fields have fencing within 5 meters from the back goal line. If the run off area is determined too short, possible shortening of the playing field might be considered.

 

Please note: All teams and players will most likely play on turf. Prepare for playing on turf with suitable equipment.  

 

All venues offers parking, indoor change rooms, water, restaurants/cafe, field house with washrooms and space to get out of the sun or protect from rain between games.

The venues

The Main Venue: Malmö Stadion

Overview with Main Venue and Malmö Stadion

Venue South: Hyllie IP, 750 meters from Arena Hotel

Venue North is Hästhagen IP and Mariedals IP

Kroksbäck IP is the satelite field to the Main Venue

CLIMATE

 

Malmö, like the rest of southern Sweden, has an oceanic climate. Climate is mild compared to other locations at similar latitudes. Daylight lasts 17 hours in midsummer.

 

Malmö typically has warm, humid summers with light winds and around 13 hours of daily sunshine. The average daily high temperature for July is 23°C (73°F) with an overnight low of 14°C (57°F). Heat waves during the summer arise occasionally.

 

Average rainfall in July is 71.1 mm (2.80 inches). Mean monthly sun hours in July is 272.1. 

 

At occasions wind can be strong in Malmö in July. This is due to Malmö’s location by the sea. Really hard wind hits Malmö usually in spring and fall, but is not uncommon also in summertime. Prepare for the possibility to play Ultimate in all conditions.

 

MAPS

 

Overview map of Malmö with the Venues and hotels

wjuc-venues-map.jpg

Transport: How to get to Malmö

By air to Malmö/Copenhagen:
  • Closest international airport with a huge range of connections is Copenhagen Airport in Denmark, 30 km from Malmö.

  • We recommend that you use Copenhagen Airport in Denmark as your choice of airport with a large variety of connecting flights, and transit to Malmö being very easy and the least expensive alternative. 

  • Local Malmö Airport Sturup have a smaller number of connections, mainly from eastern Europe. Transit bus from Malmö Airport to Malmö are rare and take about 45 mins. 

Transit from Copenhagen Airport to Malmö
  • Trains leave Copenhagen Airport destination Malmö 3-6 times per hour, 24/7. Malmö is 20-30 min by train from Copenhagen Airport. Train tickets are bought in ticket machines at the airport (approximately SEK 120 per person (one way) or €12/$12 pp). The WJUC Hotels are the first and second stop after Copenhagen Airport destination Malmö/Sweden.

  • WJUC will provide transit busses with from Copenhagen Airport for a fixed rate. The busses will pick you up at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation. This option need to be booked by June 18 2020.This option is very good for teams travelling together with more than 20 people arriving at the same time.

 
Trains:
  • Trains to Malmö Central Station are easily accessible from most parts of northern europe, either directly or via Copenhagen Central Station in Denmark.

 

Ferry:
  • Arriving by ferry from Germany, Poland and some Baltic States is possible to the ports of Karlskrona, Landskrona or Ystad. Either you bring your car on the ferry or take the train from the ports destination Malmö. Trains leave regularly to Malmö and is 1-2 hrs away from the ports.

 
 

Transport in Malmö during WJUC 2020

Main transportation: WJUC Shuttle Busses:
  • WJUC Shuttle Busses will transport you from the two official WJUC-hotels to all fields.

  • The Shuttle Busses can reach all fields in aprox 20 mins. A full loop is 45 mins return.

  • The Shuttle Busses will run 2 hours before games start and 2 hours after the last game ends.

  • The Shuttle Busses are free to use for persons with WJUC accreditation only (players, coaches, other team acreditated staff).

  • Please note that only hotel A and B are on the Shuttle Bus loop and will be given access to the WJUC buses – if teams choose to stay in other locations, they will also have to make their own transport arrangements to move between fields
     

Public transport
  • At present public transportation is not included in the player pack. We are still working on a deal with the local transportation authorities. However, all fields, venues and accommodation are easily accessible by public transportation. See www.skanetrafiken.se for information on tickets and pricing.

 
Bike rental:
  • Malmö is one of the premiere biking towns in the world. WJUC have reserved bikes to rent for all players and coaches for the whole week. Going by bike is a great option. Taking the bike from the two most distant venue is around 30 mins. Bikes must be booked no later than March 31 2020.

Travel Visa

You are responsible for obtaining the correct paperwork to visit Sweden to compete at WJUC 2020. Please note that we cannot provide specific advice on the process, but we do strongly recommend that you get started as soon as possible. The TOC can provide your team administrator with a letter confirming your team’s registration for the event.

 

Please note: we cannot and will not provide a formal “invitation” to attend the event and non-ability to enter Sweden is not grounds for a request of a refund for a team and/or player fees. Please be aware that some nations do not require a visa, however must travel with certain paperwork to show officers at the Swedish border - we recommend EVERY TEAM makes specific enquiries.

 

Please visit the following webpage and select your country of citizenship to see the requirements for visiting Sweden. 

 

http://www.government.se/government-policy/migration-and-asylum/list-of-foreign-citizens-who-require-visa-for-entry-into-sweden/

 
 

A: Good Morning Hotel** with Malmö Stadion in the background

B: Arena Hotel*** is located in between Main and South Venue

C: Comfort Hotel***, 3 km to the Main Venue 

4: Clarion Hotel Malmö Live***, 3 km to the Main Venue 

Accommodation: Details

Hotel

The TOC have chosen two primary hotels for the main WJUC 2020 accomodation:

Hotel A; Good Morning Hotel**, situated at the Main Venue

Hotel B: Malmö Arena Hotel***, situated between Main and South Venue

Good Morning and Malmö Arena are both on the shuttle bus loop.

Two secondary hotels are targeted to non-players/tourists:

Hotel C: Comfort Hotel Malmö***

Hotel D: Clarion Hotel Malmö Live****

The Comfort and Clarion hotels are NOT on the shuttle bus loop. Both hotels are situated approxemately 3 km from the Main Venue.

These four hotels have a total capacity of 1700+ guests, and are currently fully reserved for the players, coaches, other staff members and tourists coming to Malmö.

Since the hotels are fully occupied with WJUC 2020 participants or guest, the personnel and amenities are fully dedicated to our expectations and needs. This will also mean an “Ultimate” atmosphere at the hotels.

 

Social areas for the players to meet, mingle and socialize will be made available at Hotel A and B.

 

The expected occupancy and length of stay has also made it possible to acquire a rate from the hotels way under the standard rate given in the tourist season.

 

Hotel A and B are on the Shuttle Bus Loop, making all venues and fields accesable. A minimum 4 and possible 8 fields are walking distance. All fields and venues are accesable by bike.

 

Hotel C and D are not on the Shuttle Bus Loop.  

The hotels vary in standard and price range in order to accomodate the need and price range from as many players as possible.

Camping

On site camping is not allowed by Swedish law. Malmö has one camping site, being approx 6 km off the shuttle bus loop. Neither breakfast nor shuttle bus is provided in camping alternative.

 

Booking

Booking of all hotel options and camping is centralized via WJUC. FInd out more in the reservation part of the bulletin.

Map

Overview map over hotels and venues 

wjuc-venues-map.jpg
 

Accommodation: Prices

A: GOOD MORNING**
0,2 km from the Main Venue

PRICES

Part in 4-bed room: -

Part in 3-bed room: SEK 335

Part in 2-bed room: SEK 375

Single bed room: -

All prices are per person per night in a fully occupied room.

 

All prices in SEK.

 

ROOM SIZES

3-bed room:

2-bed room:

DETAILS

  • Breakfast is included for all guests.

  • Situated on the Shuttle Bus Loop

  • Situated next to the the main venue (200 meters).

  • Shopping, supermarket and restaurants within walking distance.

  • Laundry is possible at the hotel (not free of charge).

  • No air condition

  • Small showers, no baths

  • Small gym with sauna

  • Dinner is possible at the hotel.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, personal refrigerator, coffeemaker, radio, alarm clock and iron.

  • Players lounge for WJUC participants

B: MALMÖ ARENA***
2,5 km from the Main Venue

PRICES

Part in 4-bed room: SEK 345

Part in 3-bed room: SEK 355

Part in 2-bed room: SEK 385

Single bed room: SEK 615

All prices are per person per night in a fully occupied room.

 

All prices in SEK.

 

ROOM SIZES

4-bed room:

3-bed room:

2-bed room:

Single bed room:

DETAILS

  • Breakfast is included for all guests.

  • Situated on the Shuttle Bus Loop

  • Situated close to the South Venue (500 meters).

  • 200 meters from the railway station with direct trains to Copenhagen Airport (departures every 10-20 mins, taking 15 mins)

  • 100 m to supermarket and restaurants.

  • 100 m to Malmö’s largest shopping mall

  • Laundry is possible at the hotel (not free of charge).

  • Air condition in all rooms and open areas

  • Small showers, no baths

  • Small gym with sauna

  • Dinner is possible at the hotel.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, personal refrigerator, coffeemaker, radio, alarm clock and iron.

  • Players lounge for WJUC participants

C: COMFORT HOTEL***
3,0 km from the Main Venue

PRICES

Part in 4-bed room: -

Part in 3-bed room: SEK 365

Part in 2-bed room: SEK 395

Single bed room: -

All prices are per person per night in a fully occupied room.

 

All prices in SEK.

 

ROOM SIZES

3-bed room:

2-bed room:

DETAILS

  • Breakfast is included for all guests.

  • NOT situated on the Shuttle Bus Loop

  • Public transportation to all fields, venues and Copenhagen Airport

  • Supermarket and restaurants.

  • Laundry is possible at the hotel (not free of charge).

  • Air condition in all rooms and open areas

  • Small showers

  • Gym

  • Dinner is possible at the hotel.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, personal refrigerator, coffeemaker, radio, alarm clock and iron

D: CLARION MALMÖ LIVE****
3,0 km from the Main Venue

PRICES

Part in 4-bed room: -

Part in 3-bed room: SEK 495

Part in 2-bed room: SEK 595

Single bed room: -

All prices are per person per night in a fully occupied room.

 

All prices in SEK.

 

ROOM SIZES

3-bed room:

2-bed room:

DETAILS

  • Breakfast is included for all guests.

  • NOT situated on the Shuttle Bus Loop

  • Public transportation to all fields, venues and Copenhagen Airport

  • Supermarket and restaurants.

  • Laundry is possible at the hotel (not free of charge).

  • Air condition in all rooms and open areas

  • Showers, some rooms with bath

  • Gym

  • Dinner is possible at the hotel.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, personal refrigerator, coffeemaker, radio, alarm clock and iron

E: CAMPING SITE
6,0 km from the Main Venue

PRICES

Tent spot: SEK 500

Trailer/camper spot: SEK 1000

Cottage (2-6 beds): SEK 1200-2500

All prices are estimates and per night. Please contact the TOC for further information.

All prices in SEK.

DETAILS

  • No breakfast.

  • Not situated on the Shuttle Bus Loop

  • No WiFi

  • Shared WC and shovers

  • No supermarket or restaurants.

  • Laundry is possible (not free of charge).

 

Food included in player pack

Breakfast is included for participants choosing any of the hotel options.

 

One hot main meal per player/day is included for all players/coaches/team personnel. This is a hot meal (rich on protein, vitamins and carbs), a sallad buffé, bread and beverage, Special food options (such as gluten/laktos free or vegan/vegetarian) are of course available.

 

This meal is served in a 1,500+ person seated dining hall, right in the middle of the Main Venue and some 100 meters from the Main Arena. This facility has a fully equipped kitchen and dining hall with personnel experienced to cater to large crowds in an efficient manner.

 

Serving hours is 12.30 - 19.30. The flexible hours are for the players to choose when to have the meal according to the playing schedule: As lunch between round 1 or 2, or as a hot meal late afternoon/evening after round 2. The hot meal is to guarantee that all players get at least one meal rich on protein, carb and vitamines a day adequate for a top athlete. 

Additional food options

Breakfast for non-hotels guest served from 07.30 - 10.30 at Restaurant 1910 in the Main Venue. Must be pre ordered.

 

Light lunch/snacks, served from 11.00 – 13.00 at Restaurant 1910 in the Main Venue. Must be pre ordered.

 

Dinner, served from 18.00 - 20.00 at Restaurant 1910 in the Main Venue. Must be pre ordered.

 

Free water and limited amount of free fruit is provided for players at each venue.

Cafe with sandwiches/snacks/beverage at all venues.

 

Food Trucks at the Main Venue, hopefully also at the other venues.

Food options, overview

If you have special dietary needs, please highlight them when ordering your meals

 

Registration fees and deadlines:

WJUC fees are set with the following deadlines:

Notes:
  • All fees are in Svenska kronor (SEK). Please ensure your payments are in the correct currency.

  • The team fee is non-refundable

  • The player fee can be transferred but is non-refundable (subject to certain exceptions as agreed by the TOC)

  • The Non-Player Fee includes access to all event facilities, the shuttle bus, accreditation, one hot meal per day and a gift pack. This option should be chosen for anyone attending the event as part of a team who is not included on the team roster and is not playing (ie coach, chaperone)

  • All bank fees and transfer charges are at the cost of the payer – if there are any outstanding monies they will be collected in cash during on-site event registration

 

Event Deadlines

Please make note of the event deadlines as outlined below:

 You are kindly asked to supply information and make payments as soon as possible – please do not wait until you are close to the deadline as this simply creates a bottleneck of work for WFDF and the TOC. We are not able to extend the deadlines below nor make exceptions to the fees published – please do not ask

 

Team and player registration

To register your team for each division, please click on the link below before September 14th, 2019;

 

https://goo.gl/forms/IPbqU8af05pMpvEs (new link)

NOTE:

On September 21, 2019, each National Federation will be sent the team fee invoices via email. Full team fee payment (prior to the September 30, 2017) will secure your teams bid in each division. Any teams not meeting the payment deadline will risk losing their bid. Teams are asked to ensure that their payments and transfers cover the cost of any banking fees.

 

WFDF Contact:

For any questions about the Team registrations process, please do not hesitate to contact WFDF Event Manager – Karina Woldt                                    Email: karina.woldt@wfdf.org

Please be sure to put WJUC Reg and your Country Code and Division in the subject (Eg: WJUC Reg, CAN, Men’s).