The event will take place in Mar del Plata City (main tourist vacation center of the country), in July, winter season in Argentina. Winter holidays grant the assistance of an important quantity of people. I. DATES Dates will be proposed by I.H.F.
POLIDEPORTIVO ISLAS MALVINAS Venue of the final round of the Tennis Davis Cup 2008 (Argentine-Spain). ESTADIO MULTIUSO Mar del Plata City (under construction) It’s placed less than 100 meters from the first one. II. STADIUMS
ASTOR HOTEL -------------- 4 **** DORÁ HOTEL --------------- 4 **** VERSAILLES HOTEL ------- 4 **** The three hotels are located within a radius of 200 meters. This proximity enhance the teams support and their meetings. III. TEAMS ACCOMMODATION
Hotel Provincial de Mar del Plata 5 ***** Superior Class - In front of the sea. - Located 200 meters from the delegations hotels. - The best location in the City. IV. REFEREES AND OFFICIALS ACCOMMODATION
Mar del Plata City is located at 400 km from Buenos Aires City, linked by an excellent highway, that can be covered in 4 hours bus. Other way to reach Mar del Plata City is by plain, through Ezeiza Airport of Buenos Aires connection.
VII. DELEGATIONS ARRIVAL The Argentinean Handball Federation will provide a bus for those delegations who arrive directly to the Buenos Aires City Airport (Ezeiza) for their transportation to Mar del Plata and return to Buenos Aires. The delegations arriving directly to Mar del Plata Airport will be transported to their hotels by buses. This buses will be available during the whole event.
VIII. ARGENTINIAN HANDBALL FEDERATION Was founded in 1921 and has currently 20 provincials members federations. More than 50.000 affiliated players with systematic competitions. In Argentina, the Handball is the sport with the greatest number of practicing people, more than other sports like Basketball, Volleyball and Field Hockey and a little less than Football. There is about 1.000.000 players participating in non systematic competitions.
VIII. ARGENTINIAN HANDBALL FEDERATION For our Federation, this event is extremely important due to its relevance and to the high promotional impact it will have for our sport. All our people is ready to work on it.
VIII. ARGENTINIAN HANDBALL FEDERATION Our Federation is leader (together with Brazil) of Panamerican Handball. With Brazil, ours neighbors and rivals, we share all men and women’s titles. In U 14 - U 16 - U 18 - U 21 - Seniors. We compete and we grow up together. We are rivals and friends.
IX. FLIGHT TO BUENOS AIRES We are right now starting negotiations with a spanish air company for organizing a charter flight from Madrid to Mar del Plata (and return) in order to reduce travel costs for delegations outside America.
X. HOTEL SERVICES SINGLE rooms (officials) and DOBLE rooms (players). Four daily meals with free soda drinks and juices. Self service lunch and dinner. Continental breakfast. Afternoon tea.