The World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) would like to officially invite you as WAF Member country to attend the 41st World Armwrestling and 22nd World Para-Armwrestling Championships, which will be held in Constanta – Romania, from October 26th to November 4th, 2019, under the patronage of the Alliance of Independent recognized Members of Sport (AIMS) and United Through Sport.
All Finals and seniors Semi-Finals will be live broadcasted on TV, available for all WAF Members media partners. Complete championships(preliminaries, semi-finals and finals) will be live streamed on the Olympic Channel platform and WAF YouTube Channel.
The Association is prepared to receive more than 1.500 competitors, officials and supporters from over 50 participating countries.
You must have a U.S. passport that is valid for at least three months beyond your departure date from Romania. U.S. citizens may enter and remain in Romania without a visa for up to 90 days total in any 180-day period.
For more details click here http://romaniatourism.com/entry-requirements.html
Athletes must stay at the host hotels and book their hotel accommodations with the USAF, see below, full payment of your hotel costs must be received by the USAF no later than Sept 15, 2019. ATHLETES MUST BOOK THEIR HOTELS DIRECTLY WITH THE USAF TO BE ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE.
Please complete the hotel registration form below
The WAF hotel costs are originally calculated in Euros, however for this year the WAF is requiring the USAF to submit one consolidated request and payment for hotel rooms to the WAF for all of its athletes and guests. The above table has been converted to USD based upon the annual average value of the Euro to USD, inclusive of the costs of converting USD to Euros. This table above shows you what it will cost for the number of nights stay from 4 days and beyond based upon the amount of people in the room. For example, the Malibu hotel for 4 nights for 1 person is $405 total. The same hotel for 4 nights for 2 people is $486 total. Athletes sharing rooms will need to work out room costs amongst themselves and submit one registration and payment to the USAF using the below hotel registration form, once we have received your hotel request you will receive a contact with instructions on how to make the payment to the USAF. The final total payment must be received in full by the USAF no later than Sept 15, 2019.
Malibu Hotel, main host hotel, 50m to venue
Ramada by Wyndham, 500m to the venue
Hotel Parc 150m
New Royal 4 2.1 km
New Royal 3 1.2km
Turist Hotel 850m
Dobrogea Hotel 900m
3 hours from Venue and Hotels. Transportation is offered, please see airport transfer details below.
USAF recommends flying into this hotel as flights to the Constanta Airport are limited.
Please plan to arrive the day before your weigh in. Be careful to notice that many flights are overnight and arrive the next day (+1 day).
30 Minutes to Venue and Hotels. Arrivals from Istanbul or London Luton Airports, however, fights are not available daily.
Welcome Service will be provided upon arrival at Bucharest or at Constanta International Airports based on the bookings.
The teams will be met by their welcome desk team and volunteers with the logo of the championships.
Operating hours are from Saturday 26 October to Monday 4 November from 7:00 to 22:00. After collecting luggage, team members will be escorted to the official buses by the welcome desk staff and taken to the official hotels.
The transfer time from the airport to the official hotels is approximately 30 minutes from Constanta and 3 hours from Bucharest. Returning transfers must be re-confirmed 2 days before departure.
Transfers from the airport to the official hotels and return are available only by booking at the price of 20 € per person round-trip. Please book your transfer at email@example.com and provide the following details: airport, date and time of arrival / departure, flight number and origin airport before 15th of October 2019.
For transfers booked after 15th of October 2019 or outside of operating days/hours the price is 50 € per person round-trip.
TEAMS accommodation, Event Help Desk, WAF & Host Office 27.10
Team registration, Classification & Weigh-in, Continental Meetings 28.10 Weigh-in Juniors and Para, Technical Meeting, Classification Seminar, WAF Congress Main facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming pool outdoor, Sauna, Massage, Children´s Playground, Beachfront, Free public parking About: With its beach-front position, a swimming pool, a children´s playground and cool modern architecture, this property offers the ideal spot for exploring the surroundings. Specifically situated at the entrance of Mamaia Resort, on the shore of the Black Sea, next to the event venue, this hotel fuses superb views with a host of impressive facilities. All air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Malibu are elegantly furnished and have a private bathroom equipped with bathrobes, slippers and toiletries. Sip drinks in the bar and sample traditional and innovative cuisine in the restaurant or on the sunny terrace
Main facilities: Free WiFi, Bar, Restaurant, inside the Park, Lakefront, Free private parking (upon availability)
Hotel Ramada Constanta by Wyndham was born out of the desire to offer you a unique experience. Situated on the shores of Lake Tabacarie, at the intersection between Mamaia and Constanta, Hotel Ramada Constanta by Wyndham is a 4-star location, a place where you can experience relaxing moments, culinary delights, hospitality and personalized services. More than a 4-star hotel, Ramada Hotel Constanta by Wyndham is a business & leisure concept whose goal is to offer you a wonderful experience. Here you will find the most spacious and comfortable 170 rooms and suites in Constanta, a stylish and generous restaurant, 3 conference rooms and two bars: Centrum in the lobby area on the ground floor of the hotel and Atmosphere Sky Bar on the 8th floor.
Main facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming pool outdoor, Hot tub, Fitness room, Massage, Children's Playground, Beachfront, Free private parking About: Hotel Parc, situated in Mamaia, features rooms with balconies less than 100 m from the beach. You can admire the sunset from the 14th - floor Sky View Bar. Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire property. The air-conditioned rooms at Parc Hotel have cable TV, a minibar and a seating area. Some rooms have beach or Black Sea views. The hotel restaurant offers international cuisine in casual surroundings. There is also a room service menu available. The leisure facilities include a hot tub and a fitness centre, and guests can make use of the bicycle hire and packed lunch service. The hotel also has a 24- hour front desk. Hotel Parc is close to the Fair and Exhibition Centre and the Aqua Magic amusement park. Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport is at 31 km from this property.
Main facilities: Free WiFi, Bar, Restaurant, Fitness room, Free public parking
Featuring 4-star and 3-star accommodation, NEW ROYAL is located in Constanţa, 3.6 km from Ovidiu Square and 1.5 km from Gravity Park. The hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 1.8 km from City Park Mall. At the hotel rooms come with a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV. Speaking English and Romanian at the reception, staff are ready to help around the clock. The Microreserve of Constanţa is 2.5 km from NEW ROYAL, while Constanta Casino is 5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport, 25 km from the accommodation.
Main facilities: Free WiFi, Bar, Restaurant, Free public parking
Turist Hotel in Constanta, Romania, is located on Mamaia boulevard, in the Delfinariu (Dolphinarium) area, about 500 m from the Mamaia Resort, the exhibition pavilion, Aqua Magic aqua park, gondola and Satul de Vacanta (Holiday Village). Being a privileged position closed to the commercial center of Constanta and closed to the Black Sea and across to the Tabacarie Lake, you have a splendid view, the area is ideal for walking. Renovated recently, the Turist Hotel combines excellent accommodation with features and facilities designed to provide comfort and peace during your stay at sea and is aimed for recreational tourism, transit tourism and business tourism, the hotel also has a conference room and car park. The rooms benefits by modern air conditioning, WI-FI Internet, TV and minibar.
Main facilities: Free WiFi, Bar, Free public parking
Comfortable and affordable, located just at the entrance of Mamaia resort - 5 minutes from the Aqua Park Aqua Magic and 10 minutes from the beach. Hotel Dobrogea will surprise you from the first moment. The entire staff of the hotel complex is at your disposal to ensure a pleasant and comfortable stay. Hotel Dobrogea belongs to the category of 2-star hotels. Our hope is that once you pass the threshold you will feel at home and want to return whenever you visit Constanta. The sea is beautiful in any season, even when it is angry or frozen, offering a wonderful landscape.
Juniors 15 & 18, Youth 21 and confirmed Para Athletes
Event Venue Cupola First Floor
Sub Juniors 15
Juniors 18 Left Arm
Youth 21 Left Arm
Opening Ceremony 16:00
Finals & Awards 16:30
Sub Juniors 15 Right Arm
Juniors 18 Right Arm
Youth 21 Right Arm
Master Weigh Ins start at 10am
Finals & Awards 16:30
Para Opening Ceremony
Masters Left Arm
Para Armwrestling Left
16:30 Finals & Awards
Masters and Para Right Arm
Senior Weigh Ins 10am
Seniors Left Arm
16:30 Finals & Awards
Seniors Right Arm
Finals & Awards 16:30
Closing Ceremony 21:00