Arrivals: January 23th, 2022
Departures: January 30th, 2022

Competition Dates (Tournament): June 26th to 29th, 2022
Departures: January 30th, 2022

*Note – Competition Dates may change depending on the number of teams registered and subsequent competition format

Classification: June 24th & 25th, 2022
Team Training: June 24th & 25th, 2022

Atanasio Girardot Sport Unit – Medellín, Colombia

The event will be held in the ATANASIO GIRARDOT SPORTS UNIT, which is an urban complex that concentrates scenarios such as the Olympic swimming pool, velodrome, skating rink, basketball coliseums, softball and baseball fields, volleyball, table tennis, chess, among others sports. The venue is a short wheel from the host hotel. (900 meters around 11 minutes) The facility will be available to teams on January 24 and 25 for training sessions with the cost included in the event registration fee.

Hotel Information:

Trip Medellin Estadio Hotel Calle 50 # 70-124 Laureles Sector Medellín, Colombia Phone: +574 6040686

Transportation will be provided between the airport and the host hotel. The hotel is within easy wheeling distance of the competition venue, a major shopping mall, and the transit system. Transportation will not be provided between the hotel and competition venue due to their close proximity.

For individual arrivals, including Officials, Classifiers, IWRF Delegates and others, the hotel does provide a free shuttle service between the airport and the hotel, and has agreed to provide accessible service for individual arrivals as required.

The WWR would like to congratulate you on your selection to the 2022 America Zone
Championship Tournament in Medellin, Colombia! Your commitment and dedication to the
sport is greatly appreciated especially at this difficult with travel restrictions and current
worldwide pandemic.

The selection committee consisted of head referee Bob Lopez, America Zone head official
Mitch Carr, Asia-Oceania Zone head official Liam Costello, Kevin Bowie Technical Committee Representative. I would like to thank Chris, Mitch, Liam, and Kevin for their time in the section process.

Various criteria, as listed on the application, were used as the basis for these selections.

Once again, congratulations on your selection. The head referee, Bob, will provide any additional communication for the details of the event. Jon Corson Assistant IWRF Technical Commissioner.

HO Robert (Bob) Lopez
Evaluator Jean Choiniere
Evaluator Kerin Banfield
Game Commissioner Nicole Hoim
Game Commissioner Johnathan Williams
Referee Diego Ceballos
Referee Kevin Caldwell
Referee Mateus Campana
Referee Yun Ho Kim
Referee Jarek Malec
Referee Karol Malec
Alt Evaluator David Woods
Alt GC Sophia Azzi
Alt Referee(s) Chris Shore / Sayoko Watanabe
Classification Panel
Chief Classifier, Level 4, Argentina Patricia Ana Beckwith
Level 4, Canada Emile Newell
Level 4, Poland Izabela Sauerbier
Level 3, Netherlands Kees Van Breukelen
Level 3, Israel Genia Berger
Level 2, Brazil Patricia De Carvalho Reis
Level 2, Argentina Catalina Indavere

Officials & Classifiers: The event will deliver certification and certification upgrade clinics for International Officials and Classifiers. All the Officials and Classifiers will be announced by Technical Committee of WWR.

Doping Control: Please be advised that drug testing will take place at the 2022 WWR American Championship, in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Minister of Sport (MoS), and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regulations.

Rules: IWRF Rules and Regulations will govern the 2022 WWR American Championship.