The Finnish Flying Disc Association would like to invite you to the Finnish Championship Tour II. The Tour is a tournament format for the Finnish National Championship Series. With this decision to open up the Finnish national competition, the Finnish Flying Disc Association is looking to attract teams from the neighbouring countries to play against the best ultimate teams in Finland, and to further increase the level of competition.
Date: August 4-5, 2012 (2 days)
Venue: Tampere / Pirkkahallin nurmikentät (Tampereen messu- ja urheilukeskus). Address: Ilmailunkatu 20, Tampere (map).
Game schedule: Saturday 9-19 (approx.), Sunday 8-17 (approx.). Target is to get 5-7 games for each team.
(We can adjust the schedule so that people travelling on Saturday have their first games as late as possible. Just be sure to inform us on time!)
Format: We can host up to 15 open teams and 8-10 women’s. The basic format will be a group stage followed by quarters and placement games. The group stage and possible quarters will be played on Saturday and the rest of the games on Sunday. The games will be played till 15 points. Playing time is 75 minutes, halftime cap 40 minutes. Otherwise latest (pub. 2/2012) WFDF appendix for Ultimate rules is followed. There is no requirement to win by a margin of two goals.
Registration deadline: July 22, 2012
Register by e-mail to: sarjavastaava[at]liitokiekkoliitto.fi
Team Fee: 150 € / foreign teams. (Finnish teams: See Finnish-language info here.)
Payment deadline: July 22, 2012
There will be a refund of only 50% of fees for cancellations after July 22, 2012. There will be no refund of fees after July 29, 2012.
Payment instructions: You will be informed during registration.
Possibly available on venue (no information available yet). We willl arrange small kiosk on site if there are no other services open. Shops, hamburger restaurants etc. are located also fairly close about 1-2 kms from the fields.
All hotels in city center are reachable by bus from/to fields.
Härmälä camping and summer hotel are situated very close, only few kilometres from the fields.
If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Finnish Flying Disc Association at ultimatejaosto[at]liitokiekkoliitto.fi.