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2012 World's Grades announced

posted 25 Feb 2012, 13:36 by Unknown user



GAA Handball is pleased to announce the gradings and eligibility guidelines for the World Handball Championships 2012. Entry will be opened on Wednesday February 22nd at 6pm on www.worldhandball2012.com 



World Wall Ball NATIONS Team Championship
One Wall Big Ball NATIONS Men’s Team Championship (Team of 2 or 3 - 1 Singles/1 Doubles)
One Wall Big Ball NATIONS Women's Team Championship (Team of 2 or 3 - 1 Singles/1 Doubles)
 

40x20 Four-Wall Events
Men's Singles Open
Men's Singles 23 & Under
Men's Singles A
Men's Singles B
Men's Singles C
Men's Singles (35+)
Men's Singles Masters (40+)
Men's Singles Masters B (40+)
Men's Singles Silver Masters (45+)
Men's Singles Silver Masters B (45+)
Men's Singles Golden Masters (50+)
Men's Singles Golden Masters B (50+)
Men's Singles Emerald Masters (55+)
Men's Singles Diamond Masters (60+)
Men's Singles Diamond Masters B (60+)
Men's Singles Ruby Masters (65+)
Men's Singles Veteran Masters (70+)
Men's Singles Veteran Diamond (75+)
Men's Singles Platinum (80+)
Men's Doubles Open
Men's Doubles 23 & Under
Men's Doubles A
Men's Doubles B
Men's Doubles C
Men's Doubles 35+
Men's Doubles Masters 40+
Men's Doubles Masters B 40+
Men's Doubles Silver Masters 45+
Men's Doubles Golden Masters 50+
Men's Doubles Golden Masters B 50+
Men's Doubles Emerald Masters 55+
Men's Doubles Diamond Masters 60+
Men's Doubles Veteran Masters 70+
Men's Doubles Platinum 80+
Boy's Singles 11 and Under
Boy's Singles 13 and Under
Boy's Singles 15 and Under
Boy's Singles 17 and Under
Boy's Singles 19 and Under
Boy's Doubles 11 and Under
Boy's Doubles 13 and Under
Boy's Doubles 15 and Under
Boy's Doubles 17 and Under
Boy's Doubles 19 and Under
Women's Singles Open
Women's Singles 23 & Under
Women's Singles 30+
Women's Singles A
Women's Singles B
Women's Singles C
Women's Doubles Open
Women's Doubles 23 & Under
Women's Doubles B
Women's Doubles 30+
Girl's Singles 11 and Under
Girl's Singles 13 and Under
Girl's Singles 13 and Under
Girl's Singles 15 and Under
Girl's Singles 17 and Under
Girl's Singles 19 and Under
Girl's Doubles 11 and Under
Girl's Doubles 13 and Under
Girl's Doubles 13 and Under
Girl's Doubles 15 and Under
Girl's Doubles 17 and Under
Girl's Doubles 19 and Under

One Wall Small Ball Events 
One Wall Small Ball Men's Singles Open
One Wall Small Ball Men's Singles Masters (40+)
One Wall Small Ball Men's Singles Golden (50+)
One Wall Small Ball Men's Singles Diamond (60+)
One Wall Small Ball Men's Doubles Open
One Wall Small Ball Men's Doubles 50+
One Wall Small Ball Women's Singles Open
One Wall Small Ball Women's Doubles Open

One Wall Big Ball Events 
Big Ball Men's Singles Open
Big Ball Men's Singles 23 & Under 
Big Ball Men's Singles B
Big Ball Men's Singles C
Big Ball Men's Singles Masters (40+)
Big Ball Men's Singles Silver Masters (45+)
Big Ball Men's Singles Golden Masters (50+)
Big Ball Men's Singles Emerald Masters (55+)
Big Ball Men's Singles Diamond Masters (60+)
Big Ball Men's Singles Veteran Masters (70+)
Big Ball Men's Doubles Open
Big Ball Men's Doubles 23 & Under
Big Ball Men's Doubles B
Big Ball Men's Doubles C
Big Ball Men's Doubles Masters (40+)
Big Ball Men's Doubles Golden Masters (50+)
Big Ball Men's Doubles Diamond Masters (60+)
Big Ball Boy's Singles 11 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Singles 13 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Singles 15 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Singles 17 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Singles 19 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Doubles 11 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Doubles 13 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Doubles 15 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Doubles 17 and Under
Big Ball Boy's Doubles 19 and Under
Big Ball Women's Singles Open
Big Ball Women's Singles 23 & Under
Big Ball Women's Singles 30+
Big Ball Women's Singles B
Big Ball Women's Singles C
Big Ball Women's Doubles Open
Big Ball Women's Doubles B
Big Ball Women's Doubles 23 & Under
Big Ball Girl's Singles 11 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Singles 13 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Singles 15 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Singles 17 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Singles 19 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Doubles 11 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Doubles 13 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Doubles 15 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Doubles 17 and Under
Big Ball Girl's Doubles 19 and Under

Information 

Entry Fees: 
€100 per person for first entry to any grade in the World Championships.
€25 per person for each entry afterwards.
All players can enter a maximum of 4 events (in all competitions - maximum 2 in 4-wall 40x20 and 2 in One Wall).
All entrants will be given a unique World Championship Personalised Tournament Jersey with their entry and must provide exact size on entry. Special Competitor Packs will also be provided to all entrants (to be announced by WHC Executive).

Presentations: 
There will be official Podium presentations of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals for all A Grade Championships announced by the World Championship Executive Committee (3rd Place Playoff will be required for Bronze medals). Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will also apply for all grades.
Special Crystal Presentations will also be made for Open Events and certain key awards over the course of the Championships.

GRADING & Eligibility for Grades shown: 
Players may enter grades and criteria for each grade (where relevant) will be provided by Executive Committee. All Entry Gradings must be approved by the World Championship Gradings Committee. Following release of Officials entries in all Grades following final deadline date, players who have been moved up from the grade they have entered have 7 days to appeal this decision to the World Championship Gradings Committee. Appeals can only then be made to the World Championship Executive Committee. World Championship Executive Committee reserve(s) the right to combine or cancel any division due to insufficient entries.


Official Ball:  
• GAA Handball Official International Ball 40x20 Adult Grades. 
• GAA Handball Official Dark Blue Ball 40x20 for all Women's Events & for
    Boys Juniors 15&U, 13&U. 
• GAA Handball Official Challenger 2 Ball for 11 & Under Boys and Girls 
• GAA Handball Official Big Ball for all One Wall Big Ball events.

Matches:
All 40x20 four-wall Grades will be 2 x 21 ace games, tie-break of 11 aces (unless otherwise specified)
All 13 & Under and 11 & Under 40x20 four-wall grades will be 2 x 15 ace games, tie-break of 11 aces.
All Consolation 40x20 four-wall Events will be 2 x 15 ace games, tie-break of 11 aces.
All One Wall Open Grades will be 2 x 21 ace games, tie-break of 11 aces
All other One Wall Grades TBC.
All Nations Team One Wall Championships will be Timed Games (aggregate scoring)

Sanctioning: 
40x20 International rules will apply. Eyeguards are essential in ALL Events. 

Consolation Match(s): 
Every player who enters will be provided the opportunity to play more than one match, with Consolation Events planned in ALL Grades.

Age Requirement: 
October 20th 2012 for ALL Events: For age division competition, players must meet the proper age requirement in 2012 and Juniors by October 20th 2012 for ALL Events. Be prepared to show proof of age. This date is applicable for ALL EVENTS, regardless of their concluding participation date in the World Championships.

Registration Deadline: 
Online registration will open on Wednesday February 22nd and will remain open until Friday 10th August 2012, 5pm (GMT) 
FINAL DEADLINE for ENTRY: FRIDAY 10th AUGUST 2012, 5pm.

NO ENTRIES will be accepted after this deadline date.

Refunds: 
No refunds given after August 10th, 2012 deadline.

Appeals can only be granted at the discretion of the World Championship Executive Committee.

 

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