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IBF Para Bowling World Championship 2021

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm

WELCOME TO DUBAI

Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf. It is well known for its rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality to visitors. Dubai is a city of contrasts, a land where east and west, old and new, traditional and modern blend seamlessly to create a fascinating destination, with vast deserts and picturesque golden beaches. Dubai is made up of a diverse but coherent community keen on maintaining its identity.

Given its strategic location in the heart of the world, Dubai has turned into a leading investment and tourism hub where 90 airline companies offer direct flights to more than 130 cities around the world.

Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai witnesses remarkable and sustained development in all walks of life: high-level education system, world-class health system, knowledge modern facilities and designs such as the Burj Al Arab Hotel, overlooking Jumeirah Beach, the world’s only 7-star hotel, and Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building that stands at 828 meters, located near Sheikh Zayed Road, which includes a number of iconic residential and commercial towers & hotels. Dubai also boasts of ‘Palm Jumeirah’ the largest manmade island built in the shape of a palm tree on the sea. It includes hundreds of luxurious residential units and resorts highlighted by Atlantis Hotel, Zabeel Saray, to name a few. Dubai also features stunning nature including sea beaches and mountain peaks.

Dubai is also a land of natural beauty and diversity extending over an area of 4,000 square kilometres combining foothills, high sand dunes and mountains at Hatta.

unparalleled hotel facilities and modern residential complexes that blend ancient Islamic architecture with racing course in the world, in addition to other facilities and playgrounds.

TRAVEL

Travelling to Dubai

IBF OFFICIAL AIRLINE

We are delighted to have secured a valuable partnership with Emirates Airlines.

For further information on flights please visit Emirates flights – Book a flight, browse our flight offers and explore the Emirates Experience

Once you have registered for the event we will issue a code that can be used in the bookings of the flights to provide you with a preferential rate for all those attending the event in a formal capacity.  (Athlete, Coach, Official).

By nature of the partnership we are able to extend an offer to all accompanying entourage and further information can be provided upon request.

For any questions related to flights please email info@bowling.sport

Before you book

Check if you need a visa. Depending on your nationality you can get a visa on arrival, or you can apply for your prearranged visit visa from Dubai Immigration before you travel.

For any questions related to Visa enquiries please email info@bowling.sport

COVID-19 Protocols

Version 1.0

International participation procedures

The concrete actions to be implemented for an optimal organization of competitions should be considered according to the national health regulations in force in the country of the event.

International Events are required to create and maintain a protective “Bubble” around their Participants/Teams.

All participants/teams should arrive minimum 3 days before the event, to ensure that if any active case reached the country to be dealt with in accordance with current protocol before the start of the event.

Each team will have to follow strict rules when not taking part in the event. This includes: eating in exclusive in-hotel restaurant for breakfast and dinner, not allowing guest visitation & not allowing visiting public areas for recreational activity

Pre-event

There will be an appointment of a COVID-19 Coordinator for the Event

The COVID-19 Coordinator is the link between the event organizer and DHA.

IBF shall ensure that the accommodation where teams are staying is adequate to maintain a “life bubble” around each participant/team.

The accommodation arrangements shall enable distancing between participants/teams with measures such as grouping each team on a single floor (or a wing of the hotel) and a reserved and independent dining room, whenever possible. The event organizer must inform each hotel of the required preventive measures (room cleaning, physical distancing, hand washing, wearing a mask during service, etc.).

IBF shall ensure the prior management of suspected COVID-19 cases

The event organizer shall consider arranging rooms (if possible a single room per team) known as “isolation” to be used by anyone presenting symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, before referral to the DHA

Inform the participants/teams of the requirements and/or recommendations in terms of prevention procedures within their group (staff and Athletes)

These measures may include personal protection, cleaning of technical equipment, cleaning and disinfection of commonly touched surfaces in the vehicle buses, etc.

Before the events

Pre-Event health checks

These health checks shall be undertaken for all members of the team (officials and Athletes ) and should be completed 48 hours prior to travelling to the Event.

On Arrival

All members of the delegate will need to have (PCR) test in Dubai airports as per Dubai government guidelines for International flight arrival, teams have to remain in the hotel until the test results are received, if the result is:

Negative: team members are allowed to continue their procedures in terms of clearance from Covid-19 to allow registration in the event.

Positive: Team members will be quarantined and will be dealt with in accordance to the Government Protocol, and will not be allowed to participate in the event until fully recovered with a Negative test result.

Athletes, officials, entourages and staff should present a 48 hours valid negative PCR test in order for them to participate in the tournament or training camps.

A team member’s participation in the event shall only be authorized if the 2 tests have been received and are confirmed as negative prior to the event. Teams shall be entirely responsible for compliance with this rule regarding staff members.

If any athletes come back with a positive test then they should not be permitted to participate. As per the latest guidelines, all close contacts with a confirmed positive case, must quarantine for 14 days regardless their negative PCR tests.

The requirements below apply to any team member whether present from the beginning of the event or joining during the event.

Complete health checks daily during stay in Dubai.

Have a first viral test for (PCR type) 3 days before the event. If this diagnostic test is negative, a second viral test will be carried out no more than 48 hours before the Event.

A team member’s participation in the Event shall only be authorized if the results of these 2 viral tests have been received and are confirmed as negative prior to the Event.

These tests are the responsibility of the organizer/teams, both in terms of logistics and costs.

Coordination with the local health authorities (DHA, hospitals)

The Event medical service provider must contact the local hospital and/or emergency medical services to inform them of the Event, and ensure they have the capacity to handle trauma patients during the pandemic.

Before the event

Identifying a physician in charge of COVID-19 suspected cases (COVID doctor)

In coordination with local health service provider and/or in accordance with applicable rules, this doctor shall be responsible for managing any clinical suspicion of COVID-19. The COVID doctor must:

Provide a face mask to anyone who is sick or has suspicious symptoms;

Comply with applicable rules regarding mandatory protective equipment for medical personnel when dealing with COVID-19 suspected patients (mask, gloves, visor or protective glasses, coveralls).

On Event Days

Limit access to the Field area as much as possible. Only allow access to essential people, with compulsory face masks (1 to 2 people per team, a few photographers), and everyone with a compulsory face mask.

Organize COVID-19 diagnostic tests;

For Events of more than 5 days, the Event organizer shall be responsible for providing the infrastructure and/or logistical support for diagnostic tests to be carried out for all team members at least every 5 days (with a recommendation for tests to be carried out on rest days.

In case of a positive test returned during the event, the event organizer shall carry out a follow-up test with a view to establishing if the person concerned is likely to infect third persons or not.

These tests are the responsibility of the Event organizer, both in terms of logistics and costs

Management of a suspected COVID-19 case;

All persons involved in the event are requested to signal any suspicion of COVID-19 immediately to the Event medical services.

the event medical services will contact the DHA / Hospitals  manage the follow-up with the suspect patient.

The management of clinical cases will carried out in agreement with the local or any health services approved by the government.

The determination of the persons who shall be quarantined shall be the competence of the DHA, as the case may be according to national guidelines

Decision-making after confirmation of a COVID-19 case.

If there was one confirmed case to one bubble, it will be mandatory for the Event Organizer to redo PCR test for the close contacts, they will be quarantined in accordance with the Government Protocols and decisions will be:

If Team members have Negative results: they can proceed with the event.

If Team members have Positive results: the event organizers needs to either disqualify the team from participating in the event or postpone the event in case the team participation will affect the event.

Adjustment of the awards ceremony:

  • Restrict the number of athletes to receive prizes at one time
  • Require winners, and any other person involved, to wear a mask during the ceremony
  • Place the podium blocks 2m apart
  • Create 2m pre-podium boxes in which winners can wait their turn to stand on the podium
  • Create a self-serve option where winners can collect their medals after hand sanitizing
  • Request winners not to touch each other during the podium ceremony
  • Limit the number of photographers.
  • Limit the size of the crowd, respecting social distancing
  • Create a one-way traffic plan for pedestrian traffic into this area.

Isolation Zones

Mandatory Isolation Zones provisioned to host suspected cases until transition to Dubai Health Authority [“DHA”] for further checks wherever applicable.

IBF OFFICIAL HOTELS

IBF will manage all hotel bookings through a centralised process.  Official Hotels are available in Single and Double room blocks from Official Arrival to Official Departure within this system.

Alternative booking options are available for shorter stays, please see email below.

Details of the hotels available via links below:

Hyatt Place Wasl

Hyatt Regency Dubai Deira

Movenpick Al Mamzar Athletes and official staying at  this hotel will receive a 20% F&B discount at Mövenpick Al Mamzar (room service & mini bar not included) as well as 50% discount on laundry.

For any questions regarding shorter hotel stays, additional hotel rooms pre and post event please email info@bowling.sport

 

IBF PARA BOWLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2021

Official Arrival November 10th 2021

Official Practice November 12th (Times to be confirmed)

Official Competition STARTS – 0800 November 13th 2021

Official Competition ENDS – 2100 November 17th 2021

Official Departure November 18th 2021

Categories for each gender will be:

  • (W1) Para/Amputee Classification– incorporates all wheelchair classifications. Includes leg amputees, cerebral palsy (with functional hands), and Les Autres athletes with mobility disfunction. All must compete from a wheelchair and follow the rules of play and modified rules established for this discipline.
  • (W2) Quad Classification– All wheelchair users with quadriplegia, meaning disability and dysfunction in all four limbs, including both hands with manifest functional limitation.
  • Singles  (Maximum four athletes per gender per federation)
  • Doubles (Maximum two doubles per gender per federation)
  • Team (Maximum one team per gender per federation)
  • Mixed Team (Maximum two mixed teams per country (2 female +2 male per team))
  • Most Valuable Athlete Medal per gender
  • Most valuable Federation Trophy per gender
  • Most valuable Federation Trophy (combined female and male)

If a federation can only send one athlete then that athlete will only compete in the Singles event.

If a federation sends two male athletes and two female athletes then they will enter the singles, doubles and mixed team event.

A federation can bring a maximum of eight athletes per gender, if desired, though each event holds a maximum number of participants per federation.  Meaning not all eight athletes can compete in the same category.  As example;  Four could compete in the singles event and a different four could compete in the doubles.

Most Valuable Athlete Medal and Federation Trophy will be earnt from positioning NOT pinfall.

Most Valuable Athlete Medal will be based on any athlete who competes in all three primary medal phases:  Singles, Doubles and Team

Most Valuable Federation Trophy per gender will be based on the results of the federation per gender in all four medal phases: Singles, Doubles, Team and Mixed Team

World Championships Singles format 

Round One: All athletes will bowl 12 games of qualifying. Top 32 bowlers qualify for Round Two.

Round Two: 32 athletes are divided into four groups of eight based on the results in Round One. Within each group the athletes will bowl seven games round robin and will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. The winner and second place in each group will advance to the quarter final. If there is a tie to advance in a group, one game matches will be played until the tie is broken.

Quarter-final: Winners in groups play second place athletes from Round Two. Match will be best of three games. Winners advance to Semi-final.

(LiveTV)

Semi-final: Winners from quarter-final play a best of three games matches.

Final: Winners from semi-final play a best of three games match for the Gold medal

World Championships Doubles format

Round One: All Doubles will bowl 12 games baker of qualifying. Top 32 doubles qualify for Round Two.

Round Two: 32 Doubles are divided into four groups of eight based on the results in Round One. Within each group the Doubles will bowl seven games baker round robin and will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. The winner and second place in each group will advance to the quarter final. If there is a tie to advance in a group, one game matches will be played until the tie is broken.

Quarter-final: Winners in groups play second placed Doubles from Round Two. Match will be best of three games baker. Winners advance to Semi-final.

(LiveTV)

Semi-final: Winners from quarter-final play a best of three games baker matches.

Final: Winners from semi-final play a best of three games baker match for the Gold medal

World Championships Teams (4) format

Round One: All teams will bowl 12 games baker of qualifying. Top 16 teams qualify for Round Two.

Round Two: 16 teams are divided into 4 groups of 4 based on the results in Round One. Within each group the teams will bowl three games baker round robin and will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. The winner and second place in each group will advance to the quarter-final. If there is a tie to advance in a group, one game matches will be played until the tie is broken.

Quarter-final: Winners in groups play second place teams from Round Two. Match will be best of three games baker. Winners advance to Semi-final.

(LiveTV)

Semi-final: Winners from quarter final play a best of three games baker matches.

Final: Winners from semi-final play a best of three games baker match for the Gold medal

World Championships Mixed Teams (4) format

Round One: All teams will bowl 12 games baker of qualifying. Top 16 teams qualify for Round Two.

Round Two: 16 teams are divided into 4 groups of 4 based on the results in Round One. Within each group the teams will bowl three games baker round robin and will be awarded 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. The winner and second place in each group will advance to the quarter-final. If there is a tie to advance in a group, one game matches will be played until the tie is broken.

Quarter-final: Winners in groups play second place teams from Round Two. Match will be best of three games baker. Winners advance to Semi-final.

(LiveTV)

Semi-final: Winners from quarter final play a best of three games baker matches.

Final: Winners from semi-final play a best of three games baker match for the Gold medal

 

Details

Start:
November 12 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://ibfparawc2021.events.mygameday.app/

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