Östersund 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

Information

Biathlon and Nordic skiing Stadium
City of Östersund continues to make many upgrades to the Ski stadium more than 89 kilometers of World class biathlon and cross-country racing trails at an average elevation. The Östersund World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup held at the Östersund Ski Stadium will be following a tradition of international Nordic events in the future hosted at this historic venue.

Climate
In middle of January we can expect nice but cold weather with sun and temperature from -5 to -30 degrees Celsius and there will be daylight from 09:30 to 15:00.

Arrival

At your arrival to Östersund/Åre Airport you will be meet by volunteers that will help you with the luggage and the transportation to the Hotel, a short bus ride for about maximum 5 minutes from the airport.

Visas
For those who need visa for entering Sweden, please do not forget to apply for it in advance. We will be glad to assist you. Just send the completed name list (with dates of birth) for visa to the organizing committee.

Hotel
You will be accommodated in twin rooms at Quality Hotel Frösö Park www.frosoparkhotel.se in the hotel or 3-4 beds rooms right next of the hotel. At the arrival to the Hotel your Team Manger will get the teams accreditation cards and room keys to hand out. Breakfast is served at the hotel, lunch will be served at the Ski stadium in the restaurant Arctura. Dinner will be served at the competition hotel. You will have free access to the gym facilitations and you will also have the possibility to use the Hotels own SPA for a reduced charge. Enquiries and bookings for accommodation: @ TBD


Participant

Accommodation – BOOK HERE
Fee 120€ / night including taxes. This rate is per person for double occupancy. For single room it will be 30€ extra.

Facilities and Waxing – BOOK HERE 
Cabins, the Competition Office and the Wax-cabins will be located next to the stadium. Waxing Rooms for rent during the competition period 15m2 waxing rooms, price 500€/event, make your reservations here and waxing cabin keys from the reception of Hotel Frösö Park. Team Captains’ Meetings Auditorium will be located at the hotel.

Insurance:
Each NPC/NSF must ensure that all the members of their delegation are
appropriately insured, including coverage for travel, liability and accidents. All
delegation members must have appropriate accident and health insurance in
order to race in international ski competitions. For more information please
contact info@WorldParaNordicSkiing.org

Age Limit: According to WPNS Rules
WPNS Point
limit: According to WPNS Rules
Race entry: IPC Online Entry System

Race entry fee:
Competition fee is 20 € / athlete / race. This will be paid to LOC upon arrival
to Östersund. It can also be paid beforehand to the Bank Account of
Parasport Jämtland-Härjedalen – See Bank Account data and mark it Name
and nation in case if that is more suitable.

Entries
Biathlon and Cross-Country World Cup in Östersund Sweden entry (e-mail) shall be sent to the Organizing Committee astridaslin@hotmail.com and marianne.nilsson@jamtlandsjuridiska.se . Preliminary entry info (accommodation & team size) by 30 November 2018. Race Entries by 2th January 2019 Online entries system www.paralympic.org/entries

Final Payment for Race & Accommodation Fees deadline 29/12-2018

Please pay the full Race Entry and Accommodation Fees. The race entry and accommodation fees are NOT REFUNDABLE.

Bank Account data:
Payments should cover bank transfer charges.

Bank: Swedbank
Account: 5728-1248
IBAN: SE7980000814710433770237
BIC (SWIFT) SWEDSESS

Rules: WPNS Rule Book 2018/2019 (valid until October 2019)
Doping: According to the IPC Doping Control Agreement

Team Captain’s Meeting Competition Hotel
Address: Quality Hotel Frösö Park


Volunteers
Each nation will have at least one volunteer that will make your stay memorable in Östersund.

Currency
The currency used in Sweden is Swedish Krona. You can exchange your own currency in the City center in a bank or at Forex Exchange. It is very common to use credit and debit cards in most of the stores in the city.

Local transports
Transport to and from the arena must be ordered 24 hours in advance at the transport desk at the Hotel. It will take maximum 15 min to the Arena from the Hotel. To City center about 15 minutes. The local transportation between airport, hotel and Ski stadium is included to the accommodation fee.

Supporters/Family
For supporter and family we recommend Hotel Clarion:
https://www.nordicchoicehotels.se/clarion/clarion-hotel-grand-ostersund/.
Another alternative is Hotel Östersund and Scandic Syd:
https://www.hotellostersund.se/
https://www.scandichotels.se/hotell/sverige/ostersund/scandic-ostersund-syd

From city center it takes about 20 min to walk to the Ski stadium.

Contact during your travel to Östersund
If there are any delays or other problems during your travel to Östersund please contact the event coordinator: Fredrik Andersson, mobile: +46 70 253 04 24, or email: fredrik.andersson@parasport.se

Official Notice Board Location
At the Ski stadium in Media House and at the hotel Other information