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Aqua Sphere
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The 5th Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open, from 4th – 6th of January 2019, are THE ice-water-swim-event in Germany and a MUST DO for any athlete who's searching for an extraordinary challenge. Ice cold, crystal clear water and international participants will provide the ideal conditions and background for a sporting long weekend of fun, action, great atmosphere and loads of adrenalin in Veitsbronn, Franconia.

 
 

Distances

50 m, 100 m, 200 m, 500 m, 1.000 m

Water Temperature

You can be assured of “extreme goosebumps” with water temperatures of less than 5º C!

Competition Venue

Ice-free competition pool.

Warm-up Area

Heated tents, hot tubs, patio heaters, saunas etc are available at the venue.

Competition Pool

Ice-free pool - 7 x 50 m lanes.


Starting fee / Race Category

What you get for your money …

Entry fee

5. Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open 2019  

1.000 m Freestyle Friday


75,- €

NEW - up to eight starts will be possible at one weekend!!!

1.000 m at Friday incl. World Cup, five single starts at Saturday and Sunday from 50 - 500 m and 2 relays

1

Start


50,- €

2

Starts


90,- €

3

Starts


120,- €

4

Starts


140,- €

5

Starts


150,- €

1

Relay Team


Total 60,- €

Inclusive

Ticket for Gala and/or Ice Party relevant to event participation


Entrance

public pool

Goody bag

Presents for each participant

Entrance fee

VIP-Visitor Area

Ice Dinner Saturday

Eichwaldhalle Puschendorf**
 

Race categories / Age groups

Races up to 200 m

Joungsters (12 – 16); Juniors (17 – 19); Age groups AK20/ AK25/ AK30/ ... gender-segregated

500 - 1000 m race

Open category, gender-segregated

 

Relays

Open category, mixed genders

 
 

Prizes

 

1st - 3rd place Dog-Tags & material prizes from Aqua Sphere

1st - 3rd place in Super Finals trophies

 

The seven fastest swimmers of each competition (except relays and 1000 m), qualify for the Super Finals.

  * Entrance VIP-Area
** Participants German-Open free (without relays), additional cards available at the venue.

Program

timetable

IISA World Cup Series & 5th ICE SWIMMING AQUA SPHERE GERMAN OPEN 2019 Veitsbad, in Veitsbronn

The official Program as PDF-File you can download here!
 
Friday, 04.01.2019
12.00 - 19.00 h Competion office opens for registration
12.00 - 18.00 h Medical check-up for participants of 500 m and 1000 m races
12.00 - 14.30 h Training opportunity in the competition pool
14.30 - 15.00 h Technical meeting and referees meeting
From 15.00 h Food court at the competition venue opens with "Franconian food"
15.00 - 15.30 h Opening ceremony of the 5th ICE SWIMMING AQUA SPHERE GERMAN OPEN and the IISA World Cup Series - Veitsbronn 2019
15.45 - 20.00 h 1000 m freestyle women and men. Every 35 minutes.*
From 20.00 h Cozy evening in our competition hotel HerzogsPark, Herzogenaurach (Please make your table reservation in front of the evening, if you would like to have dinner in the Restaurant)

Saturday, 05.01.2019
10.00 - 18.00 h Competion office opens for registration
10.00 - 12.30 h Training opportunity in the competition pool
From 11.00 h Food court at the competition venue opens with "Franconian food"
12.30 - 13.00 h Technical meeting and referees meeting
13.30 - 14.30 h 50 m freestyle women and men
14.30 - 15.20 h 50 m breaststroke women and men
15.20 - 16.40 h 200 m freestyle women and men
16.40 - 17.20 h 4 x 50 m freestyle relay
17.20 - 18.00 h Super Finals 50 m freestyle, 50 m breaststroke and 200 m Freestyle of women and men
From 19.30 h Cozy dinner and Ice-Party in the Eichwaldhalle in Puschendorf

Sunday, 06.01.2019
07.30 - 11.30 h Competion office opens for registration
07.30 - 09.30 h Medical check-up for participants of 500 m races
07.30 - 08.30 h Training opportunity in the competition pool
09.00 - 09.15 h Technical meeting and referees meeting
From 08.00 h Food court at the competition venue opens with "Franconian food"
09.30 - 09.45 h 50 m butterfly women and men
09.45 - 11.10 h 100 m breaststroke women and men
11.10 - 13.40 h 500 m freestyle women and men
13.40 - 14.30 h 4 x 250 m freestyle mixed relay
14.30 - 15.10 h Super Finals 50 m butterfly and 100 m breaststroke women and men
15.10 - 16.10 h Award ceremony of the age groups and the Super Finals
16.10 h End of the 5th Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open 2019

* ATTENTION: Please take a look in your starting list, which will be publish at the venue for the correct starting times.


Safety / Rules

Safety first...

Swim wear

It's only allowed to wear standard swim wear (swimming trunks, Swimsuits/Bikini for women). The regulations of the Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open you can download by following link: Safety / Rules ISGO and the Rules of International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) are applicable: www.internationaliceswimming.com/...

Time limit

The time limit for each race is set to the start time of the race that follows. If a swimmer exceeds the time limit, he or she will be asked to exit the water and the swim will be deemed as DNF (did not finish).

 

Safety briefing

All swimmers must attend the safety briefing. The participation is entirely at the swimmers’ own risk. The event host and organiser shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage sustained by the participants, nor for death or injury to any participant unless caused by negligence of the host or organiser. The participants declare to effectively waive any rights to pursue a claim for any loss, damages, death or injury liability from the event host and organiser and its employees and volunteers, unless caused due to negligence of the event host and organiser.

Safety and rules

Participants/swimmers takes part entirely at their own risk and are obligated to use a belt during every race (the belt will be provided by the host/organiser). Every participant of the 500 m and/or 1000 m races must provide an affidavit at the medical examination (we need an ECG no older than three month) confirming that he/she has swum the relevant distance at a water temperature of below 5 C within the last 12 months. Proof of participation in such races in other competitions will be accepted. Should such proof or affidavit not be available, it is possible to obtain this free of charge at the venue, provided the participant contacts the organisers in advance to arrange for this.

By registering to participate in the event, the swimmers declare that they are fit to take part in the competition and that they have no medical conditions that would endanger them or others taking part.

 

Travel / Accomodation

we recommend ...

... the official hotel partner - the home of sportsmen from all over the world,
the 4-Star Superior Hotel HerzogsPark in Herzogenaurach Germany

  Hauptsponsor

For our competitors we have a special offer* at Hotel HerzogsPark.
With the booking code "KeepFrozen", a single room for one night will cost 75 EURO and a double room 120 EURO incl. breakfast.
Normally the prices are more expensive and we have to say thank you very much to the Team of HerzogsPark for this great support.
In Sport We Trust!

Hotel HerzogsPark

Hotel HerzogsPark
Beethovenstr. 6
91074 Herzogenaurach
Germany


Tel.: +49 (9132) 778-0
Fax: +49 (9132) 778-778
Send E-Mail
Online: www.herzogspark.de

Contact & Service

Important contact data Telephone
Hotel Reception (open 24 h) +49 (9132) 778-0
Hotel Fax +49 (9132) 778-778
Conference and Banqueting Office +49 (9132) 778-307
Hotel Restaurant Stüberl +49 (9132) 778-0
St. James Bar +49 (9132) 778-306
BeautyLounge +49 (9132) 778-343
Fitness-Studio +49 (9132) 778-210

* Booking only by telephone, fax or e-mail.

Here you can find the venue:
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Interested? … Well, complete the application and take part! It’s that easy …

Registration

Participation eligibility & Safety regulations

Participation eligibility

Anyone can participate. A membership of any club is not required. By registering to participate in the event, the swimmers declare that they are fit and have no health issues that would prevent them to swim the relevant distances in water temperatures of below 5° C. The minimum age to participate is 12 years. The laws and anti-doping regulations of the relevant associations are applicable. The host and organiser reserves the right to exclude participants from taking part in the competition.

Registration deadline: 10.12.2018*


Safety regulations

By registering to participate in the event, the swimmers confirm their ability to compete. All swimmers are obligated to use a belt during every race. All participants must attend the safety briefings. All participants take part entirely at their own risk. The event host and organiser shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage sustained by the participants, nor for death or injury to any participant unless caused by negligence of the host or organiser. The participants declare to effectively waive any rights to pursue a claim for any loss, damages, death or injury liability from the event host and organiser and its employees and volunteers, unless caused due to negligence of the event host and organiser. Every participant of the 500 m and/or 1000 m races must provide an affidavit at the medical examination confirming that he/she has swum the relevant distance at a water temperature of below 5 C within the last 12 months. Proof of participation in such races in other competitions will be accepted. Should such proof or affidavit not be available, it is possible to obtain this free of charge at the venue, provided the participant contacts the organisers in advance to arrange for this. An ECG not older than three month.

 
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* Be quick and register online via our partner company and secure one of the desired places.

(external Link - we take no responsibility for the contents of the webpages available via this link.).

Please complete the relevant online registration via the links provided (secure https connection). More info is available on the registration page. Please note the discounts applicable when registering for more than 1 race. We need one registration for 1000 m IISA World Cup and one for the shorter distances and maybe a thrid for relays.