2018 FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY
AMERICAN FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
The Organizing Committee warmly welcomes you to FISU World University American Football Championship, which will be held on 14th-24thof June 2018 in Harbin,China.
The Championship event center/Athletes’ Village will be located at Harbin University of Commerce, where IFAF U19 World Championship was successfully organized in 2016.
Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province, is the political, economic, cultural and traffic center in the Northeast China.It is a city with excellent traffic network and spectacular scenery, full of passion and vitality.The average temperature stands at 23 °C in June.
Founded in 1952, Harbin University of Commerce(HUC)is the first multidisciplinary commerce-oriented university in China and is one of the key universities in Heilongjiang Province. It enjoys a long history of American Football program.
On behalf of the International University Sports Federation (FISU),2018 FISU World University American Football Championship will be organized by:
Federation of University Sports of China(FUSC)
Harbin University of Commerce (HUC)
June 12, 2018
Arrivals and Accreditation
June 13, 2018
Arrivals, Accreditation, First Technical Meeting, Training Venue Option
June 25, 2018
The International Federation of American Football technical regulations will be followed in the World University American Football Championship.In case of any challenge to the regulations, the English text will be regarded as authoritative.
Each country isauthorized to enter a maximum of ninety-seven (97) persons: a maximum of eighty (80) competitors and seventeen (17) officials.
Each country may enter:
-One (1) men’s team of sixty-eight (68) players, forty-five (45) of which can take part in each game and twelve (12) officials
-One (1) women’s team of twelve (12)players and five (5)officials playing tackle football.
At the first General Technical Meeting, the Head of Delegation or his/her representative shall confirmand sign the official list of competitors accredited by CIC.
Documents needed for theplayers
Documents needed for officials:Passport
4. Important Dates
Four(4) months prior to the event
Deposit of team fees
February 24th, 2018
25% deposit of participation fees
March 14th, 2018
Travel schedule of the Delegations
One(1)month prior to the event
Please logon tohttps://accreditation.fisu.net/Pages/Home.aspx
5. Doping Control
Doping control will be organized during WUCAF by the Chinese Anti-doping Agency authorized by FUSC in accordance with the World Anti-doping Agency guidelines.
a. FISU and OC shall not be responsible for any claim or loss, injury or damage arising from the holding of this Championship.
b. All participating country MUST have their appropriate insurance to cover travel and participation,as theyare not the responsibility of the OCfor FISU.
20 EUR per participant (all competitors and officials) for Member Associations and 40 EUR for per participant for Non-Member Associations.
8. Participation Fees
The participating countries shall be responsible for their own cost of travel to the nearest airport and return. The participating countries, upon arrival, shall pay OC the Participating Fees (per person per night for each member of the delegation).
The amount to be paid to OC is70 EURper night and per person. Extra officials will cost140 EUR per night per participant. The participating countries must confirm their entry with an advance payment of 25% of the participation fee competitor and official.
Harbin Taiping International Airport
Distance from airport to HUC:43km, around 50 min by bus. Transportation service from and to the airport will be provided to all teams.
All participants and officials will be accommodated in HUC on north campus.
Between the hotel and the competition venue:
All the competition venues are located on university campus within 10 to 20 minutes’walk.
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Receiving EURO Payment at Agricultural Bank of China Heilongjiang Branch
Receiving EURO Payment in China can be very easy. Just request the remitter to instruct the remitting bank to route the payment as follows:
Intermediary Bank: Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt
SWIFT BIC: DEUTDEFF
Or COMMERZBANK, FRANKFURT
SWIFT BIC: COBADEFF
Account with Bank: Agricultural Bank of China Heilongjiang Branch
SWIFT BIC: ABOCCNBJ080
Beneficiary: Account Number: 08061238040000012
Name:Harbin University of Commerce
Receiver Information: /ACC/ AGRICULTURAL BANK of CHINA HARBIN SONGBEI BRANCH
Add/postcode: No.15 Songbei Road Songbei DistrictHarbin/ China 150028
The Organizing Committee will prepare the invitation letter for visa. Before that, every team is supposed to send the Organizing Committee via email:
(1)The official list of the participants with the information of: Passport Name, Sex, Nationality, Date ofBirth, Passport Number, Date of Issue, Date of Expiry.
(2)Scanned copies of passports.
Documents Needed (Basic but not limited to these documents) :
(1)Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity, at least 2 blank visa pages, a photocopy of the passport's data page
(2)Visa Application Form (complete, printed and signed)
(3)Photo (taken within the last six months, against an all-white background, printed on high-quality photo paper, 48 mm tall x 33 mm wide exactly, provide the full-frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression, eyes open, ears visible, no background light or shadow over your face, neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes.)
(5)Other required documents.
For more information, please visit the official website of Chinese Embassy in your country.
Harbin University of Commerce
No.1 Xuehai Street, Songbei District, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China