2000 FIAS WORLD OPEN SOMBO CHAMPIONSHIPS
2000 AAU GRAND NATIONALS SOMBO CHAMPIONSHIPS
DAYTON, OHIO, USA
Preliminary information effective as of 15 September 1999.
All information subject to final confirmation on 1 January 2000.
The 2000 FIAS World Open Sombo Championships will be Championships will be held in the
Hara Arena in Dayton, Ohio U.S.A. 28 June 2000.
This event will be run on TEN mats, in conjunction with the AAU GRAND NATIONALS
WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS, which also includes:
WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2000 SOMBO
THURSDAY 29 JUNE 2000 GRECO-ROMAN
FRIDAY 30 JUNE 2000
SATURDAY 1 JULY 2000 FREESTYLE
WRESTLING (day two)
The AAU GRAND NATIONALS is the USSA recognized Open National Sombo
Championships for youth age categories (8-20). Foreign athletes welcome. AAU medals
The FIAS WORLD OPEN is the FIAS world championships for the Espoir,
Senior and Masters Categories.
AAU medals awarded to all place winners in order of finish.
Special awards also presented to international participants (one per nation) in order of
finish using mass scoring system.
DATES and TIMES:
TUES 27 JUNE 4:00-5:00 PM Medical
TUES 27 JUNE 5:00-8:00 PM Weigh-in and drawing lots
TUES 27 JUNE 8:00 PM Officials and Coaches Meeting
WED 28 JUNE 8:30 AM Officials and Coaches Meeting
WED 28 JUNE 9:00 AM SOMBO Competition
THUR 29 JUNE 9:00 AM GRECO-ROMAN Competition
FRI 30 JUNE 9:00 AM FREESTYLE Competition
SAT 1 JULY 9:00 AM FREESTYLE Competition
DIRECTIONS TO VENUE:
1001 Shiloh Springs Road
Dayton, Ohio 45415-2727 U.S.A.
Hara Arena is close to Dayton International Airport.
Exit the airport to the right onto Rte. 40, heading towards Englewood.
Cross the dam and go to the end of the road.
Turn right at the end onto Route 48.
Proceed about 5 miles (8 kilometers) and turn right on Shiloh Springs road.
The Hara Arena will be on your right after about a half of a mile (about one kilometer).
AGE GROUPS AND WEIGHT CLASSES: (1 KG kilogram = 2.2 U.S. lbs.
--SOMBO YOUTH (8-18):
Madison system on weights (determined after weigh-in)
For the following age categories:
-- Tot (Born in 1994 and after )
-- Bantam (Born in 1992 or 1993 ),
-- Midget (Born in 1991 or 1992)
-- Novice (Born in 1989 or 1990)
-- Schoolboy/girl (Born in 1987 or 1988)
Standard fixed weight classes for the following categories:
--Cadet (Born in 1984 or 1985):
83.5Lbs, 88lbs, 92.5lbs, 99lbs, 105.5lbs, 12 lbs, 121 lbs, 130 lbs, 138.5 lbs, 149.5 lbs,
160.5 lbs, 171.5 lbs, 192 lbs, 192+
--Elite (Born in 1982 or 9983 ):
9lbs, 106lbs, 115lbs, 123lbs, 132lbs, 143lbs, 154lbs, 165lbs, 178lbs, 178lbs, 192 lbs,
|SOMBO ESPOIR (Born in 1980 or 1981):
|SOMBO ADULT MEN (17 years or older)
|SOMBO ADULT WOMEN (17 years or older)
|SOMBO MASTERS MEN Age Categories:
30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-50, 50+
The winners of each age group will receive AAU medals.
The champions of the 5 age groups will wrestle for overall title and special award.
Open to all amateur athletes. Countries may send more than one athlete per weight class
(only top athlete will count for world standings).
ENTRY FEE and COSTS:
1. All participants must pay entry fee described below.
2. All participants must also have the 2000 AAU Card (includes insurance.)
3. Foreign participants (non-U.S.A.) must have new 2000 FIAS.
4. Foreign participants (non-U.S.A.) must also have new 2000 FIAS License Book
(2000 stamp fee waived.)
COST SUMMARY: (all expressed in $ U.S. Dollars)
1. Entry fee of $50.00 (includes $15.00 late fee)
2. AAU Card (insurance) $20.00 AAU Card (Adults) or $10.00 (youth)
3. FIAS License Book (foreign athletes) $5.00
4. FIAS License Stamp: Fee Waived for 2000
TOTAL $75 adult ($65.00 youth Tot--Espoir)
No personal checks accepted.
This entry fee entitles each athlete to compete in all three styles: Sombo, Greco-Roman
NOTE: The AAU card is in addition to the entry fee. All participants must have a
current, valid 2000 AAU card for insurance and access to floor ( athletes AND coaches).
Card must be presented at registration--no exceptions.
If you do not have a card at that time, you will be required to purchase a card. Cards
available for purchase at
registration ($10.00 Youth or $20.00 Adult & Masters). Cost of AAU card includes
deductible secondary accident insurance, in case of injury.
International participants (Athletes and coaches) must also possess a current FIAS
License books available for purchase at registration at a cost of $5.00 U.S. Dollars each.
Must be the new, official FIAS book issued in 2000.
The Price of the individual FIAS stamp for 2000 is waived for this year.
All participants are responsible for their own accomodation, including room, food and
Hotel ACCOMMODATION can be booked directly with the official travel agency, to be
Hotels located nearby at the I-70 interchange include:
10 Rockridge Road
Englewood OH 45322
TEL: (937) 832-1234
FAX: (937) 832-3548
RESERVATIONS: (800) 465-4329
RATE: $72.00 + $9.00 (12.5% tax) = $81 U.S. dollars
per room--up to five persons
Hotel has swimming pool. Free access provided to
nearby Bally's Fitness Center (free hotel shuttle).
Restaurant and Lounge (with Friday night karaoke).
Coffee maker, iron and hair dryer in each room.
Free 24 hour shuttle to airport (runs every 30 minutes)
Hotel located 15 Minutes from Hara Arena.
Hotel located 10 minutes from Dayton International Airport.
20 Rockridge Road
Englewood OH 45322-2744
TEL: (937) 832-2222
FAX: (937) 832-3859
WEB SITE: www.hampton-inn.com
TOLL FREE RESERVATION NUMBER: (800) 426-7866
$85.00 per room per night 1-4 adults
Excercise facility but no swimming pool.
Complimentary continental breakfast (6-10:00 am)
Free parking and local calls. Irons available at front desk
Cable + movie channels and satellite TV, plus VCR rentals.
Hotel located 5 miles - 10 minutes from Dayton International Ariport
hotel is located 8 miles - 15 minutes from Hara Arena
Restaurants within walking distance.
Free access to Bally's Fitness Club nearby
Free airport shuttle provided 6:30 am to midnight.
MOTEL 6 (Dayton/Englewood)
1212 South Main Street (I-70 exit 29)
Englewood Ohio 45322-2821
TEL: (937) 832-3770
FAX: (937) 832-0128
WEB SITE: www.motel6.com
TOLL-FREE RESERVATION NUMBER: (800) 466-8356
COST: Week day Double room (2 persons) = $ 45.99 week
Week-end Double room (2 persons) = $42.99 week-day
$3.00 extra per person per room per night.
Free local telephone calls Free morning coffee.
Cable television (HBO, ESPN) and Outdoor pool.
On site coin laundry and adjacent restaurant.
Public transport stop at hotel (goes to airport)
No airport shuttle.
Hotel is located 3 miles from Hara Arena (10 minutes)
Hotel is located 5 miles from Dayton International Airport
Transportation to and from hotels to competition site is not
provided. Participants should make their own arrangements.
RENTAL CAR COMPANIES AT DAYTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
Avis (800) 331-1212
Dollar (800) 800-4000
Enterprise (800) 325-8007
Hertz (800) 654-3131
National (800) 227-7368
Thrifty (800) 367-2277
International vertical pairing system will be used. Competition Director reserves the
right to cancel, change, add or combine weight classes or to change the pairing system.
Exhibition matches may be scheduled during or after the competition, if possible.
Red and blue sombo jacket with matching red and blue wrestling singlet or shorts REQUIRED
(one of each color or reversible) with sombo or wrestling shoes. Some jackets and
equipment for sale at tournament site.
sAthletes must also carry white handkerchief.
Participants must provide their own soap, towels and locks.
Proof of age required (Driver's license, passport or school record).
--AAU Championship medals to the top three place-winners in all weight categories,
regardless of nationality.
--Special awards to World Open Sombo place-winners, based on MASS scoring system--using
one athlete per country (top place winner only) in each weight category.
--Certificates to all participants.
--Trophy to top Senior, Espoir and Masters National Team.
--T-shirt to all participants.
P.O. Box 2196
Falls Church, Virginia 22042-0196 U.S.A.
(703) 560-3310 (tel)
(703) 560-6699 (fax)
Wade SCHALES, AAU Wrestling
P.O. Box 22409, Lake Buena Vista Florida 32830-2409
TEL: (407) 828-2892
FAX: (407) 934-7242
SPONSORS OF THE AAU WRESTLING PROGRAM
Participants assume all risk of any injury as condition of participation and waive
liability against the AAU, USSA, FIAS and all other involved organizations. Signed
liability waiver required.
THE BRUTE GROUP
MSP-MARTIN SCREEN PRINTS
SPONSORS OF THE USSA SOMBO PROGRAM
THE BRUTE GROUP
SPORT FOR ALL
ORIENTAL SPORTS ACADEMY
RECOGNITION CONSULTANTS, INC.
U.S. COMBAT SPORTS CENTER
INTERNATIONAL SOMBO ACADEMY
WASHINGTON WRESTLING CLUB
THE SPORTEK GROUP