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Welcome to Winter Open 2023 in Norway, January 28th & 29th!

Eiker Cheer Team EAGLES, in collaboration with the Norwegian Federation of American Sports, has the pleasure of inviting you to Winter Open 2023 in Drammen, Norway Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th January 2023!

  • Last time, in 2020, there were 148 teams, 29 clubs and over 2000 participants competing on the floor!
  • All categories that are part of the competition are open for International Teams
  • Qualifying competition for European Cheer League 2023

INVITATION & REGISTRATION FORM

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CATEGORIES

Pom:

Youth Pom

Junior Pom **

Senior Pom **

Hip-hop:

Youth Hip-hop

Junior Hip-hop

Senior Hip-hop

Cheerleading Youth:

All Girl & Coed Intermediate

All Girl & Coed Median

All Girl & Coed Advanced

Cheerleading Junior:

Group Stunt: All Girl & Coed (Level 3, 4 og 5)

All Girl & Coed Intermediate*

All Girl & Coed Median*

All Girl & Coed Advanced*

All Girl & Coed Elite**

Open Category Jr/Sr (level 3)

Cheerleading Senior:

Partner Stunt All girl & Coed (Level 6)

Group Stunt All Girl & Coed (Level 4, 5 og 6)

All Girl & Coed Median*

All Girl & Coed Elite*

All Girl & Coed Premier**

*= Qualifying Norwegian Cheer League
**= Qualifying for European Cheer League

The arena (Drammenshallen) will open at 08.00. Extra floor time for preparation and run-throughs will be allocated all teams that are in need for it. Please let us know in the registration form, tab 2.

Competition start is estimated to start at 11.00 Saturday and 10.00 Sunday.

Performance Cheer (both junior and senior) categories will run on Saturday 28th January, as will the Cheer senior categories. Cheer youth and junior will compete on Sunday 29th January.

Rules and Regulations

ECU Competition Rulebook for Cheerleading and Performance Cheer 2022. This you will find following this URL http://www.cheerunion.eu/competitions/rules/rules-documents/

European Cheer League

Winter Open 2023 is the first qualifying contest in the European Cheer League (ECL). ECL is a virtual championship where teams compete with other teams in other competitions across Europe. The rules and overview of which categories are included can be found here: http://www.cheerunion.eu/competitions/ecl/ecl-rules/. The winner is awarded a special scoring system, giving the winner in each category the opportunity to participate in next year’s EM (2024). Information about the scoring system can be found here: http://www.cheerunion.eu/competitions/ecl/ecl-scoring-system/

Registration Fees

Per Team Cheer and Dance: EUR 85,- per team
Group Stunt and Partner Stunt: EUR 35,-  per team

Athlete: EUR 35,- per athlete
PeeWee: EUR 25,- per athlete

Late registrations and changes EUR 10,- per change

The registration fee includes participation in the competition, lunch and a Winter Open T-shirt. Please fill out the attached form to register. Invoice will be sent immediately after deadline of registration.

Note: the registration is not finalized until the fees are paid.

REGISTRATION

Ordinary Team registration including all athletes, substitutes, coaches and team leaders/helpers with deadline 11. December 2022.
Please fill out tabs 1-4 in the registration form and submit the form via email to winteropen@ecteagles.no. The form will be for downloading at this page later this year.

Other due dates:
6. January: No late registrations accepted after this point.
13. januar: No more changes in registrations allowed after this point

Accommodation

There are 4 hotels in Drammen, the three first in the list below is part of the same company and we have a common discount code to be used when booking online: β€œWinteropen2023”. Link to common webpage in english: https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/norway/drammen/

Comfort Hotel Union Brygge, is located close to Drammen train station, 15 min walk from the arena. Link to homepage: https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/norway/drammen/comfort-hotel-union-brygge/

Quality Hotel River Station, is located close to Drammen train station and is a new great hotel that had their opening in October 2019. Link to homepage: https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/norway/drammen/quality-hotel-river-station/

Clarion Collection Hotel Tollboden, which is about a 5 minute walk from Drammenshallen, offers sports prices. Read more about this here: www.nordicchoicehotels.no/idrett/. (This link is in Norwegian, for information in English – contact the hotel.) Link to homepage: https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/hotels/norway/drammen/clarion-collection-hotel-tollboden/

Scandic Ambassadeur Drammen which is located closely to the railway station: https://www.scandichotels.no/hotell/norge/drammen/scandic-ambassadeur-drammen

Directions from the Oslo Gardermoen airport

Take airport express directly to Drammen Station (60 min). From there you walk toward the Shell gas station and take the underpass. Then you follow the walkway towards Drammensbadet and then further to the left until you see Drammenshallen on the left hand side.

Address:
Drammenshallen,
Knoffs gate 18, 3044 Drammen

Map: Map of Drammen.


We hope to be seeing you at what we are sure will be a social and exciting cheer-event here in Drammen!

Kind regards,

Frode Brurberg Hansen, on behalf of
ECT Eagles
Tel: +47 464 05 638
E-mail: winteropen@ecteagles.no