INVITATION Helsinki Open Wrestling Tournament 2022

INVITATION

2022 Voima Gold Helsinki Open Wrestling Tournament

Tournament Dates: December 10th – December 11th 2022

International Training Camp: December 12th – December 15th 2022

Wrestling Style: FS and FW

Rules: Nordic AB – pool system, normal FS rules

Competition venue:  URHEA HALL

Address: Mäkelänkatu 47, 00550 Helsinki

Weight-in and competition times / Age and weight categories
CATEGORIES ON SATURDAY 10.12.2022

U9 BOYS AND GIRLS born in 2013 and later
Categories will be decided after weight-in. Please state the wrestler’s weight and year of birth when registering.
Weight-in Fri 9.12. 18.00-19.30 or Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sat 10.12. 10.30-15.00

U13 BOYS born in 2009-10 (-11)
35, 38, 42, 46, 50, 56, 65 and +65kg
Weight-in Fri 9.12. 18.00-20.30 or Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sat 10.12. 11.00-17.00

U13 GIRLS born in 2009-13
26, 29, 32, 36, 41, 46, 52, 60 and +60kg
Weight-in Fri 9.12. 18.00-20.30 or Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sat 10.12. 11.00-17.00

U17 GIRLS born in 2005-08 (09)
40, 43, 46, 49, 53, 57, 61, 69 and +69 kg
Weight-in Fri 9.12. 18.00-20.30 or Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sat 10.12. 12.00-19.00

U17 BOYS born in 2005-06 (-07 and -08)
51, 55, 60, 65, 71, 80, 92 and 110kg
Weight-in Fri 9.12. 18.00-20.30 or Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sat 10.12. 12.00-19.00

CATEGORIES ON SUNDAY 11.12.2022

U11 BOYS born in 2011-12 (-13)
27, 29, 32, 35, 38, 42, 47, 53 and +53kg
Weight-in Sat 10.12. 18.30-20.00 or Sun 11.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sun 11.12. 10.30-17.00

U15 BOYS born in 2007-08 (-09)
44, 48, 52, 57, 62, 68, 75 and +75kg
Weight-in Sat 10.12. 18.30-20.00 or Sun 11.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sun 11.12. 10.30-17.00

Men 2004- (+2kg weight tolerance)
57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86, 97 and 125kg
Weight-in Sat 10.12. 18.30-20.00 or Sun 11.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sun 11.12. 11.30-18.30

Women 2004- (+2kg weight tolerance)
53, 57, 62, 68 and +68kg
Weight-in Sat 10.12. 18.30-20.00 or Sun 11.12. 08.30-09.00
Competition Sun 11.12. 11.30-18.30

PROGRAM

Address: Mäkelänkatu 47, 00550 Helsinki

Fri 9.12. 14.00-19.00 Arrival of international delegations
Fri 9.12. 17.30 Competition venue opens
Fri 9.12. 18.00-20.30 First weight-in for Saturdays categories
Fri 9.12. 18.00 Mats open
Fri 9.12. 19.00-20.30 Dinner (Meal A)

Sat 10.12. 08.30-09.00 Second weight-in for Saturdays categories
Sat 10.12. 10.00-10.20 Opening ceremony
Sat 10.12. 10.30-19.00 Tournament
Sat 10.12. 12.30-14.30 Lunch (Meal B)
Sat 10.12. 18.30-20.00 First weight-in for Sundays categories
Sat 10.12. 18.00-20.00 Dinner (Meal C)

Sun 11.12. 08.30-09.00 Second weight-in for Sundays categories
Sun 11.12. 10:30-17.00 Tournament
Sun 11.12. 12.00-14.00 Lunch (Dinner D)

Please note that there is no sauna at the competition venue. The saunas in Mäkelänrinne swimming hall (50m from the competition venue) can be used with the normal entrance fee.

Wrestlers competing in two age categories (1 on Saturday and 1 on Sunday), please make sure that your weight is entered in both categories when you go through weight-in. If your weight is entered only for Saturday, but you wish to compete on Sunday as well, you will have to go through weight-in again on Saturday evening or Sunday morning.

MEALS

Price: 7€/meal

A Friday 9.12. 19.00-20.30
B Saturday 10.12. 12.30-14.30
C Saturday 10.12. 18.00-20.00
D Sunday 11.12. 12.00-14.00

PARTICIPATION FEE

Tournament: 20€/person for international participants

REGISTRATION

Hannu Rantala: hannu@painimiehet.fi

Tournament: wrestler’s name, age category, weight category, club name and country, meals

Training Camp: wrestler’s name and duration of stay. If you register for camp only, please also write the wrestler’s birth year, weight, club name and country.

Last day to register: 2.12.2022

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CAMP 12.-15.12.2021 (male and female wrestlers 15yrs and older)

Camp Venue: Urhea Hall (same as the tournament) Address: Mäkelänkatu 47, 00550 Helsinki

Mon-Thu 12.-15.12.2021
Training 2 times a day (Mon-Wed) 1 time Thu

A) Camp fee 10€/person/day, meals are not included.
B) Camp fee 25€/person/day, lunch and dinner is included
B) Camp fee 60€/person/day, meals, accommodation is included

Registered teams for the camp:
GBR 2
ITA 2

National Team Finland

ARRIVAL BY AIR

Helsinki Airport. Direct connection by local train to Pasila railway station (~25min), then 800m walk from Pasila to Urhea Hall. Single tickets (ABC zone) 4,10€/adult and 2,10€/child 7-17yrs

PARKING

Helsinki Open Parking

SOCIAL MEDIA

WEBSITE www.painimiehet.fi/helsinki-open-wrestling-tournament

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INSTAGRAM www.instagram.com/helsinkiopen

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ACCOMODATION

CheapSleep Hostels Helsinki
Website: https://www.cheapsleep.fi/
0,8km from Urhea Hall: MAP

Use the promo code ”WRESTLING” to get a 15% discount from normal prices when booking through the hostel’s website. The code is valid for any stay between 07.12.2022 – 18.12.2022.

Park Hotel Käpylä
Website: https://parkhotel.fi/
2,4km from Urhea Hall: MAP

Use the promo code ”Wrestling” to get a 20% discount from normal prices. 

Email: parkhotel@park.fi
tel: +358 9 799 755
Online booking: https://cloud.hotellinx.com/NetReservationsParkHotelHelsinki/Rooms/Index

Other accommodation in the area:

Folks Hotel
Website: https://folkshotels.fi
0,95km from Urhea Hall: MAP

Original Sokos Hotel Tripla,
Website: https://www.sokoshotels.fi/en/helsinki/original-sokos-hotel-tripla
1,4km from Urhea Hall: MAP
Reservation: Sokos Hotel Sales Service
Phone: +358 300 870 000 / single room reservation
Telefax: +358 20 1234 646 / group reservation
Email:  sokos.hotels@sok.fi /group reservation

Scandic Kallio
Website: https://www.scandichotels.fi/hotellit/suomi/helsinki/scandic-kallio
1,6km from Urhea Hall: MAP

 

We reserve the right to make changes.

 

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