Welcome to Russia!

WORLD SENIOR TROPHY 2003

27 – 31 August, 2003

 

 

INFO BULLETIN No. 2

 

PLACE

The Volga by-pass channel in the center of Balakovo City.

Balakovo is a modern industrial city, which is situated in the European part of Russia on the middle Volga River.

The population is about 350.000 people.

 

WEATHER IN AUGUST

Average air temperature                                  +20 / 24 grad. C

Average water temperature                             +19 / 22 grad. C

 

TRANSPORTATION

Participants and guests are suggested to arrive by one of the two ways:

 

     -         through Moscow by a special charter flight:

27.08.03.                 MoscowSaratov (evening)

01.09.03.                    SaratovMoscow (evening)

 

-          through Moscow by a  official flight (normal daily flight)

evening 20

morning 9

-          through Saratov  by a official  flight

morning 650

evening 18ơ

 

The cost is about USD 200.00 (round-trip ticket).

Free delivery from Saratov airport by bus (150 km).

 

-      Official flight                       2915 (27.08.03): FrankfurtSaratov 1540 p.m.

Departure                                  2915 (31.08.03): SaratovFrankfurt   805 a. m.

(Frankfurt time).

 

Free delivery from Saratov airport by bus (approx. 150 km).

 

ACCOMODATION

Official hotel                            The Balakovo Hotel ****  Fax: +78453332827

Additional hotel                       The Sinaya Ptitsa ****       Fax: +78453660183

 

 The cost of rooms in hotel "Sinay Ptitsa", "Balakovo".

Single room (1 person) – 30$.

Single room (2 person) – 50$.

Double room (Lux)       - 100$

The distance is approximately 2 – 7 km.

 

Please state clearly in your reservation which kind of room you want to reserve.

 

ENTRY FORMS

The Official Entry forms for Teams and Individual qualified skiers are attached.

 

 

ENTRY FEE

USD 100.00

 

 

CURRENCY

USD / EURO by Master Card ,Visa.

 

NATIONAL FLAGS

We kindly request team captains to bring two national flags of 1 x 1,5 m and a national anthem in audio.

 

BOATS

Correct Craft – Ski Nautique 2003

Speed control: Perfect Pass

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

            27th August                              Arrival .

 

 

            28th August                              Informal practice at the competition site is available.

                                                           The cost is USD 2.00 per minute.

                                                           Opening Ceremony.

 

             29th August                            Preliminary rounds slalom

                                                           Preliminary rounds tricks

                                                           The Volga round trip by ship

                                                            Dinner on board (free)

 

            30th August                               Trick finals.

                                                            Slalom. Finals. Seniors I, II and III                                                                                                    Preliminary rounds jump

                                                            A picnic in the country (free)

 

            31 August                                Jump finals. Seniors I, II and III                                                                                                    

                                                            Water ski overall  Finals. 

 Closing Ceremony

 Banquet at Balakovo Mayor (free)

 

           1st September                                      Departure from Balakovo

 

                                                          

 J URY

Jury members will be published on the IWSF homepage www.iwsf.com.

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VISA SUPPORT

Please send us your passport copies by fax not later than 30th July, 2003, to issue Invitation Letters for you to get visas in the Embassies of Russia in your countries.

 

ORGANIZERS

Balakovo City Administration & OLYMP Water Ski Club

  413800 Balakovo, Saratov region, Russia

 Contact Persons:        

Mr. Anatolia Chernyshov                     Fax: +7 8453-66-54-01

E-mail: olimp@balakovo.san.ru

 

 

 

VISA procedures

 

The Organizing Committee will make invitation and arrangements for the participants of our Championships. To get an invitation you will need to send:

  1. The copies of passports (of good quality) of every member of delegation,+ the same information as showed below.
  2. The number of Fax of the Russian Consulate in your country.

 

 

NAME

Passport No.

DATE OF BIRTH

  1. Ivanov Ivan

63589874

23. 02. 1965

 

       

 

Transportation

 

Official flights:                     MoscowSaratov 830 p.m.

        Departure                      Saratov -   Moscow 600 p. m.

(Moscow time)                      (every day)

 

MoscowSaratov  920 a.m.

SaratovMoscow  650 a.m.

(except Saturdays and Sundays)

 

SPECIAL CHARTER FLGIHT ON 27.08.03:

         Departure                     MoscowSaratov  700 p.m.

 (Moscow time)                    Saratov –  Moscow 200 p.m.

 

Approximate time (duration) of flight is about 2 hours.

 

 

Official flight                       2915 (27.08.03): FrankfurtSaratov 340 p.m.

Departure                             2915 (31.08.03): SaratovFrankfurt   805 a. m.

(Frankfurt time).