Oct. 20, 2016, 3:05 p.m. (ET)
IWGA Senior Men’s Inline Hockey World Team
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Arrival Date (New York): Friday, July 21, 2017
USA Training Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
USA Training Location: Skate Safe America, Old Bethpage, NY
Departure Date to Poland: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Arrival Date (Poland): Monday, July 23, 2017
Competition Dates: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017
Departure Date to USA: Sunday, July 30, 2017
Eligibility: Minimum age is fifteen (15) years (born in 2002) as calculated on January 1 in the year of the IWGA.
Proof of Age/Citizenship: Passport proof of U.S. citizenship is required. Only U.S. citizens are eligible to represent our country at the IWGA.
Team Size: A team consisting of 12 members (including 2 goalies) will be selected. The USARS Hockey Committee reserves the right to adjust team size as needed.
Your application does not include any USA Roller Sports membership benefits.
It is important to read all the details and understand payment deadlines and understand your commitment!
ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
Additional Team Information: An adult, for international travel, must accompany all participants under the age of 18.
Responsibility of IWGA Players: You will be responsible for the cost of travel from your home airport to the USA Training site, then on to Poland. The total cost is $300.00 plus airfare (excluding the USARS Membership and Application Fee). The amount payable to USA Roller Sports will include hotel with three meals daily, on-site ground transportation, travel insurance, Team USA uniforms, Team USA apparel and gifts for the other countries in the competition. Sponsors may provide additional apparel and equipment.
Athlete must become a member of USA Roller Sports ($85), upon selection to a team. On-line membership can be completed at the USARS website at: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Roller-Sports/Resources/Online-Registration – memberships expire annually on December 31.
Application Fee: $30.00 must accompany the participant’s applications.
Deadline for the Receipt of Applications: Monday, November 7, 2016.
Teams Posted: Team will be selected and posted to the USARS website by Thursday, December 1, 2016.
Payment Due Date: Player has until Monday, November 28, 2016 to accept and make the $300 fee to USARS. An alternate Player will be contacted immediately and will have 24 hours to accept and make the $300 deposit.
Airline Purchase Date: All players must purchase airline tickets by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 through USARS travel agent unless approved by USARS Hockey Committee.
Passport Requirements: All players must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure from Poland. For additional information, visit the US Department of State at:http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/poland.html
Applications should be emailed to Brent Benson at: firstname.lastname@example.org. They may also be faxed to 402-483-1465.
For additional information, contact Jon Roux at: email@example.com or 724-986-2370.