Open team competition entry for the upcoming World Team Championships closes on Sunday 20th December, exactly one month before the tournament begins.
We urge all nations to ensure they have submitted their teams before the deadline to guarantee a spot at the tournament.
The World Team Championships are taking place at the Sportpark Leipzig, Germany from the 20th to 24th November alongside the Racketlon World Singles Championships.
The deadline for the Juniors and Seniors team classes is the 4th of November.
World Team Championships Open Categories
All Open Teams, with details of all the players in their squads, must be submitted by October 20th 2019 – one month before the World Championships. Please submit teams into one of the three open team competitions you wish your teams to play in.
FIR World Cup – this will be for the eight strongest teams as decided by the FIR Delegate Team. No country’s 2nd teams may enter this competition.
FIR Nations Cup – This will be for the next level down of teams below those in the FIR World Cup.
FIR Challenge Cup – This is for the level below those in the FIR Nations Cup and mainly aimed at emerging, new nations and different countries 2nd, 3rd or 4th teams depending on the level.
17th FIR World Championships, National Teams Schedule
While the full Team World Championships will take place across all five days, the Open classes will be completed on Thursday and Friday. Matches begin each day begin at 08:00 (earliest possible) and end at 22:00 in the evening.
- FIR World Cup: Thurs (AM) – Friday (Night)
- FIR Nations Cup: Thurs (AM) – Friday (Night)
- FIR Challenge Cup: Thurs (AM) – Friday (Night)
Team Fees and Payments
All team payments are required in advance by bank transfer before November 13th 2019 – one week before the World Championships. All Open team fees are 200 euros.
Please send all team payments to the following bank details using “Team” and your country’s initials as a payment reference. For example: “Team GB”, “Team SWE” or “Team AUT”. We also recommend sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org once you have made your team payment.
Bank Details for Team Payments
Account Holder – DWS Events
IBAN – DE40 7001 6050 8197 69
Bank Code (SWIFT / BiC) – DEKTDE7GXXX
Elsenheimer Str. 41
Please make sure you register your teams online by the deadline given above and that you make your payments by November 13th. Chasing countries for online team entries and payments takes a lot of time making the successful organisation of the tournament much more difficult.
Further Information and Useful Links
Entry to the World Team Championships is available here.
Entry to the World Singles Championships is available here.
More information about the Racketlon World Championships is available here.
Sam Barker / FIR Media Officer