Finnish Open regulations

RSL RACKETLON FINNISH OPEN 2024 (IWT)

REGULATIONS

DATES
2.-4. February 2024

TIME SCHEDULE
First doubles matches start on Friday at the earliest at 12.00 (GMT +2) and the prize giving ceremony is on Sunday at 16.00 (appr.)

VENUE
Smash Center, Varikkotie 4, 00900 Helsinki

CLASSES
Men A – Elite
Women A – Elite
Men A – Elite Doubles
Women A – Elite Doubles
Mixed A – Elite Doubles

Men B – Advanced
Women B – Amateur
Men B – Amateur Doubles
Mixed B
Men C – Amateur
M & W – First timers

Juniors u13, u16, u21
Girls u16, u21

Seniors 40+, 50+, 60+
Women Seniors 40+, 50+

Seniors 45+ – Doubles
Seniors 55+ – Doubles

For a class to be played there must be at least three entrants. All classes will be filled inworld ranking order. The organizer and FIR reserve the right to wild cards in each class. A player can enter one doubles and mixed class and two singles classes (one men/women and one seniors/juniors).

PRIZES
Men A and Women A according to FIR regulations
Prizes in kind in all other classes.

ORGANIZER
The Finnish Racketlon Federation
Poku Salo -Tournament Director +358 40 7765320 – poku@racketlon.fi
Heli Mäkelä – Finances

ENTRY
Entries close on Monday 22nd January 2024
Entry fee € 55 in all classes, to be paid before the first match.
Entry fee for a additional singles class € 40.
Entry fee for doubles € 20 / player.
All players need to have a valid 2024 FIR license

BALLS
Table tennis – DHS D 40+ ***
RSL – Classic Tourney
Squash – Dunlop Pro xx
Tennis – Yonex Tour

COURTS
Table tennis-Novopol
Badminton-Novopol
Squash-Unpolished parquet
Tennis-Plexipave

RULES
The Rules of the FIR World Tour will be applied.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19
00100 Helsinki
www.hotelarthur.fi/en
email: vastaanotto@hotelarthur.fi
tel: +358 9 173 441

The hotel is situated in downtown Helsinki with an excellent connection by underground to the venue.

Classic singe room 95.- € / room / day
Standard twin room – 100,- € / room / day for one person and 105,- € / room / day for two persons.

Prices include breakfast and VAT

Reservations using the code “RACKETLON24” by email myyntipalvelu@hotelarthur.fi or by phone +358 9 1734 4200.

Rooms available to these prices as long as room types are available.

MEALS
Meals available daily at the venue (appr. 10 €).

REFEREES
Elite matches will be refereed.

INSURANCE AND RISK
Players are reminded of the ”Koubaa Rule”, that they are responsible for their own insurances.
FIR and the tournament organisers decline all responsibility in cases of insurance.
With their registration for the tournament, players are explicitly agreeing to this condition.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Although we aim at giving all the relevant information here, please feel free to contact us by phone +358 40 7765320 (Poku Salo) or email poku@racketlon.fi if there is something more you want to know.

WEBSITE
www.racketlon.fi/?page_id=3954

With their registration for the tournament, players are explicitly agreeing to:

1. the FIR Private Data protection privacy policy:
https://www.racketlon.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/FIR-GDPR-Policy.pdf
In addition, players agree that FIR may send their contact information to their national Racketlon federation.

2. the Terms and Conditions for players’ participation in FIR international Racketlon events, as governed by the official FIR Players and Draws Regulations:
https://www.racketlon.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FIR-Players-and-Draws-Regulations-2.2.2019.pdf

3. allow images and videos to be taken of them and published on the FRF and FIR media channels as well as any other media like TV, newspaper etc.

4. the ”Koubaa Rule”, that they are responsible for their own insurances, such as health, accident and third party liability etc.
FIR and the tournament organisers decline all liability and responsibility in cases of missing or inadequate insurance.

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