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Atlantic Coast Championships 2018

Date 
Apr 13, 2018
Where 
Quebec City, Canada

Dear North American UWH community,

ACCs 2018 will be held April 13-15th 2018, in Quebec CIty, Canada. The venue will be the same venue as the 2018 World Championships.

Join us on Facebook under the Facebook Event : UWH Atlantic Coast Championship 2018.

Marie-Renee, for the organizing committee.

Games on Friday evening will be confirmed later and will depend on the total number of teams attending the tournament. We ask that teams plan to be available to play on Friday 6PM. If no games are played Friday evening, then pool time may be available for National team training sessions, at a slight cost (details to follow).

LOCATION : The 2018 Atlantic Coast Championships will be held in Quebec City, Canada. The location for the competition will be the PEPS (Pavillon de l’Éducation et des Sports) pool, located on Université Laval campus (www.peps.ca). This is the same pool that will be used for the 20th CMAS Underwater Hockey World Championships in July 2018. The courts layouts will be similar to what will be used for the WC.

POOL AND COURT DETAILS :
- 3m deep, 50m pool
- two courts widhtwise, roughly 13.5m x 25m, 4 walls
- tournament puck : SIMS puck (official puck of the WC)
- in water subbing area
- 10m x 25m available for warmup and cool down

DEADLINES :
- intent to participate are due Jan 15th 2018
- deadline for payment : February 1st 2018 (a 30% surcharge will be charged after this date)
- rosters due Thursday April 12th, 8am. No changes allowed following this date.
*** Note that we can only accommodate 16 teams for the Championship due to time available for the competition– teams will be accommodated on a first come first serve basis until we reach the
16-team limit ***

TO REGISTER:
To register, follow these simple steps:
1) BEFORE JANUARY 15th, send your intent to participate to Marie-Renee Blanchet, @ mariereneeblanchet@gmail.com
2) BEFORE FEB 1st:
a. send payment via email money transfer to Alexandra Toupin, club treasurer (Alexandra.toupin@hotmail.com) (for USA clubs and participants, you may use PayPal, drop us an email and we will sort it out)
b. in addition to payment, send an email to mariereneeblanchet@gmail.com AND Alexandra.toupin@hotmail.com, with team name and preliminary roster
3) BEFORE APRIL 12th: send finalized rosters to mariereneeblanchet@gmail.com

TOURNAMENT ACCOMODATIONS :
Hotel Universel, 3 mins walk from the pool.
2300 Ch Ste-Foy, Ville de Québec, QC G1V 1S5
www.hoteluniversel.qc.ca
The tournament fee and event number are not yet negociated with Hotel Universel. We invite teams to wait for the confirmation of a tournament fee and reservation code before making reservations. We will provide it as soon as we have it. Teams are also invited to check availability at the University residences, which are also an option listed for the WC housing: https://www.residences.ulaval.ca/en/short-term-accommodations/

BANQUET:
The banquet will be held on the Saturday evening. It will likely be held in a local restaurant or pub. Details to follow.

COMMUNICATION:
All official communication will be done via the Facebook event page. All email communications will be done via team representatives / captains closer to the competition who will be responsible to distribute to their respective teams. However we advise every player hoping to participate to join the Facebook event page. Look for us on Facebook events under: UWH Atlantic Coast Championship 2018

TEAM FEES:
Final team fees will be determined later in the year and depend on various things such as expected total team numbers. Team fees for such an event in Canada in this quality venue vary between $1100- 1300 CAD per team.

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