15 - 17 SEPTEMBER 2017 MARIBOR

ORGANISER

Slovenian Judo Federation

  • Address:Partizanska 35, 2310 Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenia    
  • Tel: +386 2 843 00 30                      
  • Fax: +386 2 843 00 31
  •  Email: ecmaribor@judo2017.eu

Emergency contacts:

Ms. Jasmina OCKO | +386 2 843 00 30 | (Accommodation)
Mr. Ales IRSIC  | +386 40 771 918 (Transportation)

PARTICIPATION

Nationality

These European Championships are open for all Member Federations of the European Judo Union (EJU). The athletes must be of the same nationality as the National Federation for which they have been entered. If a competitor has multiple citizenships they may compete for only one country.

After having represented a country in the Olympic Games, in continental or regional games or in world or regional Championships, recognised by the EJU, she/he may not represent another country unless she/he meets the following conditions: When a competitor wants to change nationality, she/he must wait 3 years before she/he can represent the new country, unless the two countries concerned (the old country and the new country) agree to authorize the change of nationality and this is approved by IJF (see IJF SOR, chapter 1.9). Important: Entry for the new country is only possible after approval of IJF!

Age

The competitors must be born between 1997 and 2002.

INSCRIPTION

JUDOBASE Registration

All participants and delegates must be in possession of an IJF ID Card and registered for this event in the IJF Registration System (JUDOBASE): https://admin.judobase.org/ by September 4th, 2017. After the deadline further registrations (late entries, replacements) are exclusively handled during accreditation according to the following rules:

 

 

NO IJF Official ID Card

Late entry IJF Official ID Card: YES

Replacement

IJF Official ID Card: YES

Athletes

•   ENTRY NOT POSSIBLE

•   REPLACEMENT NOT POSSIBLE

letter + 30€

letter + 0€

Other delegates (Head of delegation,

Coaches, …)

letter + 0€

letter + 0€

 

Please note:

  • After the inscription deadline, replacements or additions can only be made on spot during accreditation, presenting a signed and stamped letter of the National Federation.
  • Persons, who are banned by their Federation, cannot be entered as late entry or replacement.
  • Persons without IJF ID Card can only be entered on spot, if IJF ID Card will be ordered until end of Accreditation.
  • Above mentioned penalties have to be paid in cash on spot.

           

DURATION OF CONTEST

The duration of each contest (both individual and team) will be of 4 minutes and Golden Score without a limit.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – INDIVIDUAL EVENT

COMPOSITION OF DELEGATION

Each delegation may enter a maximum of 10 athletes in total for men and 10 athletes in total for women. In each weight category of men or women a maximum of 2 athletes can be entered. The maximum number of athletes per delegation is 20.

 

COMPETITION FORMULA

The Competition will be held using Quarter Final Repechage System.

WEIGHT CATEGORIES

Women:          -44, -48, -52, -57, -63, -70, -78, +78 kg

Men:               -55, -60, -66, -73, -81, -90, -100, +100 kg

WEIGH-IN

The official weigh-in takes place the day before the competition for the category concerned.

Control scales should be available in all official hotels for athletes to check their weight between 08:00 – 22:00 from the first arrival date. Athletes shall be allowed to check their weight on the official weigh-in scales (that will be used for the official weigh-in) from 30 minutes before the official weigh-in begins.

Exact times and place for weigh-in can be found in the program. The weight of the competitors has to fall within the category in which they are enrolled. The competitors…

  •  presenting themselves after the closing of the weigh-in, cannot participate at the competition.
  • can present themselves only one time on the scales during the official weigh-in.
  •  must present their EJU Accreditation and Passport or official identification document with nationality and photo at the official weigh-in.

Random weigh-in with the same rules as the official weigh-in can be organized before the first contests in the morning of the competition. The weight of the athlete cannot be more than 5% higher (without Judogi) than the official maximum weight limit of the category. The athletes do not need to bring their passports, as their accreditation is sufficient for identification.

DRAW

The draw will take place before the first day of contests after the accreditation. Time and place are stated in the program.

The top eight (8) among the entered competitors in each weight category will be seeded according to the current IJF Junior World Ranking List.

Before the draw the lists of each category are hung in the corridor outside the draw room. Each Head of Delegation is responsible to check that all inscribed competitors are on these lists and that they are under the right category and with the correct IJF Junior World Ranking List position. No corrections can be made after the draw.

At least one delegate from each participating National Federation must attend the draw. After the completion of the draw, two sets of the draw lists will be provided to each delegation.

AWARDS

The organizer shall provide a certificate of participation for each competitor (given to head of delegation). Medals and flowers are given at the medal ceremony.

o   First place: Gold medal and flowers o   

o   Second place: Silver medal and flowers o   

o   Two Third places: Bronze medals and flowers o   

DOPING – CONTROL

Doping control will include in each category: a. the winner of the category

b. one of the three other medal winners by draw

The draw (for b) is carried out in accordance with the IJF Anti-doping Rules and the IJF SOR during the competition before the start of the final block. Competitors have to report to the Doping Control Station immediately after signing the Notification form. Pursuant to WADA ISTI Art. 5.4.4, prior to doping control, athletes are allowed to take part in the awarding ceremony and fulfil their press commitments or receive medical treatment if needed. The selected competitors will be constantly accompanied by an official chaperone (appointed by the organizing committee) from the time of notification until arriving at the Doping Control Station. A person of the athlete’s choice (team doctor, coach, trainer, delegation head etc.) may accompany them.

TECHNICAL DETAILS – TEAM EVENT

COMPOSITION OF TEAMS

Each team should consist of 5 athletes, one in every official weight category. A total of 10 athletes can be inscribed with a maximum of 2 athletes per weight category.

In order to be represented, the team must be composed of at least 3 competitors who can compete in 3 different weight categories.

Each national federation may enter one team in the women category and one team in the men.

WEIGHT CATEGORIES

Women:  -52, -57, -63, -70, +70 kg Men:      -66, -73, -81, -90, +90 kg

The weight of the competitors has to fall within the category in which they are enrolled. However, they can compete in the category immediately above their own category. The team contest will be held from the lightest to the heaviest weight category.

 

COMPETITION FORMULA

The Competition will be held using Quarter Final Repechage System.

WEIGH-IN

The official weigh-in takes place on Saturday. Exact times and place for weigh-in can be found in the program.

For those competitors that have NOT competed in the individual competitions, weight must be within the weight limit of their category. Those competitors that have competed in the individual competition will be permitted a 2kg tolerance.

The competitors inscribed in team categories Women -63, -70 and +70 kg, Men -81, -90 and +90 kg competing in individual events on Saturday will NOT be required for the official weigh-in for team competition Saturday evening.

Random weigh-in will not take place in team competition.

DRAW

The draw will take place before the final block on Saturday. Details can be found in the program. At least one delegate from each participating National Federation must attend the draw.

The four medal winners from the previous year’s Junior Team European Championships will be seeded.

Up to four (4) teams will be seeded in men and in women competitions.

CONFIRMATION OF TEAM LIST

Final confirmation of the team list will be done on Saturday during the announced time in the competition hall. The Team official must sign the final list.

In case of injury during the competition in individual weight categories contested on Saturday, replacement for the injured athlete will be accepted before the weigh in for teams on Saturday evening.

LINE-UP OF TEAMS

Before each round the team leader must present the line-up of the team to the Sport Director. At each round he/she has the right to replace one or several competitors by other competitors of the corresponding weight category or from the next lower category.

All competitors in the line-up for the team contest presented to the Sport Director and at the official bow on the mat have to compete. If one competitor does not compete the team will lose by disqualification!

A competitor, who has presented himself for the contest and does not compete, loses the right to compete in the event.

If one team does not arrive for a match, the other team will be declared the winner 5 – 0.

DECISION

If at the end of the contest there is not at least a difference of a Waza-ari between the two competitors, the contest will continue according to Golden Score rule.

The number of contests won will decide the winning team.

In the case of a tight number of contests won and sum of winning scores, one category will be drawn for immediate golden score.

Scores will be given as follows:

o   IpponGachi/ SogoGachi/ FusenGachi/ KikenGachi: 10 points o   Waza-ari: 1 point o Win by Shido: 0 points

AWARDS

The organizer shall provide for the medal ceremony:

o   First place: 1 Trophy and max. 11 Gold medals o         Second place: 1 Trophy and max. 11 Silver medals o         Two Third places: 2 Trophies and max. 22 Bronze medals

DOPING – CONTROL

One (1) member of the gold medal winning team and one (1) member of the other medal winning teams for both men and women teams; the choice of the weight categories is made by draw for men and women separately (two (2) tests for men and two (2) tests for women).

Competitors have to report to the Doping Control Station immediately after signing the Notification form. Pursuant to WADA ISTI Art. 5.4.4, prior to doping control, athletes are allowed to take part in the awarding ceremony and fulfil their press commitments or receive medical treatment if needed. The selected competitors will be constantly accompanied by an official chaperone (appointed by the organizing committee) from the time of notification until arriving at the Doping Control Station. A person of the athlete’s choice (team doctor, coach, trainer, delegation head etc.) may accompany them.

           

TRANSPORT

NEAREST AIRPORT: Airport GRAZ (AUT)

NEAREST TRAIN STATION: Maribor

The organizer will take care of the transportation from the above mentioned airports and railway stations to the official competition hotel and competition venue during the competition. Transport will be provided only to those who are accommodated via the organiser.

TRAINING

Tatamis for training will be available at Hotel Habakuk, Hotel Arena, Hotel Piramida and Hotel Orel from Wednesday – Saturday 09:00 – 21:00.

VISA

The organisers will help with obtaining entry visas for competitors and officials. Please specify all information that is needed in the invitation letters for visas and submit Form 6 and a scanned copy of the first page of the passports until August 14th 2017.

MEDIA

Official or EJU recognized media can apply online for a Media accreditation via the following link:

http://www.eju.net/accreditation-registration

Time and place for Media Check-in are stated in the program.

JUDOGI CONTROL

Approved Judogi

All Judoka must compete in IJF Approved Judogi (only red label allowed). Judogis from all IJF suppliers are allowed (see www.ijf.org  Official Supplier List).

Judogi Control

It will be operated with a Sokuteiki prior to the fight. Each of the competition clothing articles (jacket, trousers and belt) must have the official IJF label, which will be controlled with an optical lamp (coloured belts do not have to have the IJF label).

The jacket and the trousers must be of the same brand (belt can be of a different brand).

Backnumber

Each competitor taking part in the EJU events is obliged to have sewn on the back of his Judogi the official backnumber (both EJU and IJF are allowed) bearing his surname and his National Olympic Committee abbreviation. The backnumber can be ordered from www.mybacknumber.com or www.ijfbacknumber.com (Attention: production and delivery may take around 4 weeks). The SPONSOR part (if needed) will be given to the head of delegation during registration, and the athletes can stick it themselves using the special glue on the back number.

Markings and Advertising

The space on the shoulder stripes (25cm x 5 cm on both right and left side) and on the upper arms (10cm x 10cm on both right and left side) can be either used for own sponsors of the Federation or Judoka or EJU Suppliers, BUT not for any other Judogi supplier.

The space on the right chest (5cm x 10cm) can be used by federations and their Judoka for their own sponsors. The logo of a Judogi brand can only be used, if it corresponds with brand of the Judogi itself and if it is of an EJU Supplier.

Please note: On all advertising spaces it is strictly prohibited to promote tobacco, alcohol, any substances listed in the doping code, or any product or service contrary to public morals.

The space on the left chest (10cm x 10cm) can be used for the national colours or the national emblem corresponding with the IOC code on the backnumber (regional emblems are not allowed).

All other markings on the Judogi, like Judogi brand logos, name of Judoka, etc. have to comply with the IJF Judogi Rules (see IJF SOR Appendix C).

Detailed information is available on http://www.eju.net/statutes.

Important:

•        If an athlete does not respect the Judogi rules, the athlete will not be permitted to pass the Judogi Control, and the coach who is responsible for the athlete will be suspended for the rest of the competition day.

•        The organiser is not obliged to provide reserve Judogi at Judogi Control, but the athlete is allowed to present himself in another IJF Approved Judogi, complying with the Sokuteiki rule (and without backnumber) – in this case no coach can go with this athlete to the mat!

•        In the case of a repeated offence the coach will be suspended for the rest of the competition.

COACHING

Code of behavior of coaches as defined in the IJF Sports and Organization Rules, Annex 4 will be strictly observed, inclusive the Dress Code.

•        Coaches are not allowed to give indications to the competitors while they are fighting.

•        Only during the pause time (after matte), will coaches be permitted to give indications to their athletes.

•        After the pause is finished, and the fight continues (hajime), coaches must keep silent.

•        If a coach doesn´t follow these rules, she/he can be expelled from the competition area.

•        If coaches persist with such behavior the EJU Accreditation will be taken away for the day. If the coach still persists with this behavior from outside the competition area, she/he could be penalized further.

RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FEDERATIONS

Medical Certificate

The sex certificate and the medical certificate of the competitors are not required. The competitors will compete under the full responsibility of the federations.

Insurance

Each federation is responsible for insuring its competitors against ‘injury and third part risk (public liability)’ during the period of the championships. The European Judo Union declines all responsibility.

Attitude of Competitors

The federations are responsible vis-à-vis the EJU concerning the general attitude of their competitors.

Image of Athletes

The federations are responsible to have obtained the rights for the EJU to use the competitor’s image in whichever way it considers it necessary for the promotion of the sport.

Neither the organizer of the event, nor the European Judo Union (nor any of its officials or members) will be liable or responsible for any personal injury nor for any loss or damage to your property arising out of your participation and travelling in connection with these events.

FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE

All National Federations, officials, coaches and athletes participating in this event have to respect and accept the authority of the EJU officials, the rules and statutes of the International Judo Federation and European Judo Union. Individuals deemed to have acted against the EJU or IJF, their principles or purposes shall be subject to suspension or expulsion from the event and/or cancellation of their accreditation cards.

AWARDING CEREMONIES

All competitors having won a medal have to attend the ceremony to receive their medal in person. If a competitor is absent during the awarding ceremony for no valid reason, he/she will lose the right to have the medal. It is strictly forbidden for competitors on the podium to bring national flags or the similar identification other than the one represented in the regular manner on their equipment. Any demonstration of religious, political, personal or commercial sign is prohibited and so is wearing a cap or any other head cover.