Welcome to Göteborg Athletics Grand Prix on August 18th 2018

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Welcome to Gothenburg Athletics Grand Prix on August 18th 2018.
Please read the athletes information below.


Entry
Your entry is made by contacting Mario Bassani at the latest on August 8th.
Phone: + 46 70 485 00 01 goteborg_gp@goteborgfriidrott.se

Late Entry
In exceptional cases, late entries may be accepted through a request to Mario Bassani + 46 70 485 00 01. goteborg_gp@goteborgfriidrott.se The fee for an accepted late entry is 240 SEK. No entries will be accepted on the competition day.

Traning
It is possible to use our indoor track Friidrottens Hus for training until 07.00 p.m. on Friday 17th. At the competition arena there will be ongoing preparations, so training is limited but with great respect for the workers you can use the arena for training between 02.00 p.m.-07.00 p.m. on Friday. At the competition day you are only allowed to use our indoor track. Accreditation is mandatory to enter the arena.

Parking
Free parking is available at the gravel field close to the outdoor track. Look for trafficsigns with Meeting logo on.

Athletes accreditation
Athletes in main programme will get a Accreditation when arriving to the hotel or in Friidrottens Hus from 03.00 p.m. on race day. Accreditation Card gives access to arena, athletes area and a Athletes dinner after the meeting. For competitors in post programme the number bib is a valid ticket to the arena.

Coaches accreditation
Coaches to athletes in main programe need a special Accreditation Card and should therefore email alexander.nilsson@goteborgfriidrott.se to be signed up. Accreditation Card that can be collected at arrival to the hotel or in Friidrottens Hus from 03.00 p.m. on race day. Accreditation Card gives access to arena, athletes area and a meal after the meeting.

Traning
It is possible to use our indoor track Friidrottens Hus for training until 07.00 p.m. on Friday 17th. At the competition arena there will be ongoing preparations, so training is limited but with great respect for the workers you can use the arena for training between 02.00 p.m.-07.00 p.m. on Friday. At the competition day you are only allowed to use our indoor track. Accreditation is mandatory to enter the arena.

Massage
All athletes are welcome to use our massage service according to the following opening hours:
Friday 17th 04.00 p.m.-09.00 p.m. at the hotel
Saturday 18th 03.00 p.m.-08.00 p.m. at the indoor track, Friidrottens Hus.

Implements check
Please bring your implement to the implements check at the indoor track no later than 90 minutes before the start of your event.

Competition clothing
You must use your club vest or sponsors vest while competing. Any larger logos will be taped in accordance with the IAAF Advertising Regulations.

Spikes
The maximum length of spikes is 7 mm for track events and 9 mm for field events.

Height Progressions
High jump: 180, 185, 189, 193, 196, 198, +2

Heats
In running events the seeding is based on your season best. Heats will be presented at our website www.goteborggp.se and in the app Roster Athletics. Any changes will be announced at competition day and will be availible in Friidrottens Hus.

Number bibs
The bibs will be handed out at the indoor/warm-up arena on the competition day from 03.00 p.m. You must wear your bib on the front (except for high jumpers who may wear the bib at the back) and it is forbidden to fold away the commercial logos at the bib. You must pick up your bib at least one hour before your event starts.

Warm-up
There is a green park close to the competition arena for warm-up outside. It is also possible to use the indoor arena, Friidrottens Hus, located next to the competition arena. Throwers may use our throwing field just outside of the indoor arena. Warm-up is not allowed at the competition arena before you have passed the call room.

Call Room
The Call Room procedures prior to each event are as follows:
Field events: report to the Call Room 45 minutes before, entrance infield 40 minutes before
Track events: report to the Call Room 25 minutes before, entrance infield 20 minutes before
The call room is located in the indoor arena, Friidrottens Hus.

Infield
It is forbidden for athletes or coaches to be on the infield without authorisation for security reasons.

Post competition procedure
The official in charge of each event will tell you when you may leave the arena. The winner will move on to the prize ceremony immediately following the end of competition, others leave the arena through mixed zone. The winners of the running events will be taken care of by officials at the finish area.

Prize giving ceremony
The Prize Ceremony is held immediately after each event and involves only the winner of the event. Close to finish line. In those events with more than one heat, the price money will be handed out to the winner of heat A.

Mixed Zone
All athletes must pass through the Mixed Zone after the end of their event. The Mixed Zone is located after the finish line.

Dressing rooms/shower
There are dressing rooms available at the main building that connects to the competition arena. Please follow signs from athletes area.

Protests
You must file a written protest to the competition office located in the tower by the finish line no later than 30 minutes after the results have been published. The protest fee is USD 100.

Results
www.goteborggp.se and the app Roster Athletics for Live-Results. The app can be found on App-Store or Google play for free.

Medical care
There will be doctors, nurses and masseuse present for the entire competition.

Anti-Doping
Athletes must bring a valid photo identification such as Passport to the arena. If you should be chosen for doping test you must be able to identify yourself.

Food & Snacks
There will be food and snacks available for sale at the arena.

Athletes Dinner
Athletes dinner will be served for competitors participating in the main program, between 06.00 p.m.-08.30 p.m. at the arena. Follow signs from Athletes area. Athletes use their Accreditation Card as a food ticket.

Competition
Competition arena: Slottsskogsvallen, maplink https://goo.gl/maps/zBa5YZbW3SQ2
Meeting Director: Henrik Eliasson +46 70 435 31 34, henrik.eliasson@goteborgfriidrott.se
Athletes contact: Mario Bassani + 46 70 485 00 01, + 1310 709 1796 goteborg_gp@goteborgfriidrott.se


Meeting hotel:
Spar Hotel Majorna Spar Hotel Majorna
Karl Johansgatan 66
414 54 Göteborg
Phone: +46 317510700.
Website: www.sparhotel.se

Athletes Office +46 700 26 54 38
There is an Athletes’ Office on second floor. The opening hours are:
Friday 17th 09.00-09.00 p.m., Saturday 18th 08.00 a.m.-10.00 p.m. and Sunday 19th 08.00 a.m.-03.00 p.m. Here you can find the timetable for the competition, maps of Gothenburg and transport service. If you have any questions, please visit the office.

Breakfast
Breakfast will be served on floor two between 06.30 a.m. and 12.00 noon all days.

Meals
Lunch Friday: in the restaurant between 01.00 p.m.-03.00 p.m.
Dinner Friday: in the restaurant between 06.00 p.m.-08.30 p.m.
Lunch Saturday: in the restaurant between 01.30 p.m.-03.30 p.m.
Dinner Saturday: at the competition area, between 06.00-08.30 p.m.
Your Accreditation Card is also your food ticket.

Phone calls, Pay-TV
If you want to use the phone in your room for outgoing phone calls or want to watch pay-TV you must present your credit card at the front desk. Those services are not included in your stay.

Checkout
The checkout time is at 12.00 noon on Sunday August 19th.

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