Practical information

Welcome to the 2021 Nordic Open Championships with Wushu, Kung Fu, Tuishou, Taiji and Sanda.

The competition is open for all individuals, regardless of federation, club or national affiliation.

Here is some practical info on

DATE & PLACE

December 4-5, 2021 in Stockholm, Sweden at venue Fryshuset, Mårtensdalsgatan 2 – 8
Stockholm

SCHEDULE

Day 1 – Dec 3, Friday
– Arrival day all athletes & judges
– Registration, weigh in Sanda & Tuishou – 15:00–17:00*
Day 2 – Dec 4, Saturday
– Registration at venue, weigh in Sanda & Tuishou – 07:30–08:30*
– Competition Taolu & sanda – 09:00–20:00

Day 3 – Dec 5, Sunday
– Competition Taolu – 09:00–15:00

The full competition schedule will be published online after registration closes.

STOCKHOLM KUNG FU FESTIVAL SHOW

We welcome all teams and individuals to participate in the Stockholm Kung fu festival performance show.

Preferably a team program of 2–5 minutes, or individual performances 20 sec–40 sec.

To participate in the show, please send us an email to info@nordicopenwushu.se with a description of performance.

To be able for the organizer to set the program correctly, we need as accurate information as possible about the performance. The athletes must be aware of the timing and schedule in the performances, and that the organizer has the last word concerning the program and terms for participation.

REGISTRATION AND FEES

  • The registration fee will be paid online by credit card upon registration for the competition.
  • For Taolu there is an additional 10 EUR per extra competition class.
  • The registration fee is to be paid in advance online in the registration system, by credit card.
  • Cancellation for 100% refunds can be made until November 6.
  • Registration will open July 1, 2021

NON-EU CITIZENS VISA REQUIREMENTS

For participants from outside EU (from countries that requires visa for entering Sweden) we recommend applying through your official national Wushu federation. We can only send our invitation letter to such federations, not to individuals. To get an invitation letter (“formal visa-based invitation”), please ask your federation to email us at info@nordicopenwushu.se with an application for all participants.

INSURANCE POLICY FOR NON-SWEDISH CITIZENS

Non-Swedish citizens need to have a valid International insurance certificate for sports performance and travel, since the organizer is not responsible for any possible injuries, resulting in medical bills or hospital treatments. You will have to show this certificate upon registration on site.
When you register online to the competition, you need to confirm the Waiver of liability.

COVID PANDEMIC INFORMATION

We strongly recommend full covid vaccination and covid vaccination pass for all travellers and participants. As all are aware of, the situation and regulations are a subject of changes and updates.
See travel information from the Swedish authorities here

COMPETITION SYSTEM

Smoothcomp competition system will be used in all competitions. The score of each athlete will be announced on a monitor after each performance and published online. You can follow the competition live with starting times and results in your smartphone.

VENUE

The venue is Fryshuset, located in Södermalm, Stockholm City, and easily accessible by local transportation.

STAYING

Suggestions to stay while in Stockholm, whether you prefer to stay close to the venue or in Södermalm (the inner city district closest to the venue, with a travel time of approx 10 minutes with commuter train or taxi).

Recommended event stay
We can recommend our two special event hotels with good prices, where you get special rates and booking conditions:
Motel-L
Located just by the venue on 2 minutes walking distance. 2-4 bed rooms, breakfast included. 10 minutes walk to the central parts of Södermalm. Free cancelation upon check in-date.
Online booking only (booking code coming soon).

Mosebacke Hostel.
Central located on downtown Södermalm, by all restaurants and bars etc, and only 10 min with public transportation or 20 minute walk to the venue. Many different room types for up to 4 persons. Breakfast included.
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before arrival date.

For booking with best price at Mosebacke hostel, please send email directly to the hostel, and tell that you are participating in the Nordic Open Wushu Championships! You can also call them.
info@mosebackehostel.se
Phone: +46 8 641 64 60

Other places

If you prefer the 4-star hotels, we would like to recommend either Hotel Scandic Malmen or Hotel Rival. They are both very likable, centrally located in busy restaurant & night life areas, and close to the commuter train station.

Please email us your interest in this option at info@nordicopenwushu.se!

SIGHTSEEING & SHOPPING

Welcome to Stockholm! Sweden’s capital is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, built on fourteen islands. Lots of bridges, parks, castles and museums but also restaurants and nightclubs. And shopping! Stockholm has some of the nicest Christmas markets in the world.

NOTEWORTHY

LINKS

Visit Sweden

Visit Stockholm

Lonely Planet: Södermalm

Lonely Planet: Stockholm attractions

EBD/Stockholm

Marie Claire/Christmas in Stockholm

TimeOut/Stockholm

Take me to Sweden/Christmas in Stockholm

Independent/48 hours in Stockholm (from 2015)

Stockholmsmässan (venue)

Södra Station (commuter train station in Södermalm)

2-, 3- and 4-star hotels in Södermalm

Hotel Scandic Malmen

Hotel Rival

Hostels and house boats in Södermalm

S.M.A.C (club house) at Åsögatan 153, Södermalm, Stockholm

YR/Weather forecast for Stockholm

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