Asian Club Championships - June 9 & 10, 2012
Asian Club Touch Championships & International Club Challenge 2012
Who: Club teams from Asia and internationally
Where: Johor Bahru, (JB) Malaysia – harbour side playing fields
When: Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June, 2012
The Asian Club Championships & International Club Challenge is a regional tournament that is staged annually.
The event has been held in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok over the past years – since 2002.
The concept to stage the championships in Johor is so as to work as a catalyst for future development; promotion of the game and future growth. Certainly we would hope to attract ‘Malaysian’ based teams that are currently playing ‘Touch’ socially in Malaysia.
Categories: Open Men; Women & Mixed. Masters Men 30’s & 40’s; Senior Mixed
Participation Fees: Per team Entry Singapore $250 / Per player registration Singapore $160
The fees include entry to the tournament; morning tea on both mornings; a free flow of ice water throughout the tournament; some refreshments each day post tournament and the closing awards and party.
Official Hotels: Johor has a wide range of accommodation – the rate at the official hotel would be approximately S$60 including breakfast
Transport will be coordinated to / from official hotels for all teams free of charge daily
Getting to Johor Bahru, Malaysia:
Teams can fly directly into Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the recommended transport is by VIP bus to JB – approximately 3.5hrs – there will be options for inbound groups on offer. One way ticket approximately Singapore $40.
JB is the closest Malaysian state to Singapore and is connected by a causeway / bridge. So close, that approximately 150,000 people travel across the causeway to Singapore daily for work returning each evening.
For groups arriving in Singapore – various modes of transport will be available – the most popular (and cost effective) will be by bus. Bus transport will be coordinated for all groups with drop off at the official hotels.
The tournament attracts quality referees from Australia and New Zealand with Asian based referees welcome. All Referees are to nominate their interest by e mail and a confirmation will be sent.
Referees are offered a ground package and this includes:
- · 3 night’s twin share accommodation inclusive of breakfast daily
- · Tournament referee uniform
- · Morning tea and lunch during competition
- · Fee flow of drinks during all competition
- · Tournament t-shirt
- · Transport to / from hotel daily to competition
- · Closing awards party
Promotion: The tournament will be promoted to all contacts in Asia so as to attract the widest possible base of teams.
The event will be promoted by FIT worldwide and directly to the Australia and New Zealand markets via TFA and TNZ.
The International Club Challenge is an important event with teams from outside showcasing the skills of the game.
The Asian Technical Development Forum will be staged on Friday June 8th – where management from as many Asian nations will be welcomed to join a meeting to officially establish the formation of the Asian Touch Federation.
The technical forum also allows for enthusiasts in Asia to attend certification courses for coaching and refereeing conducted by FIT approved presenters.
For further information see: -
See www.touchsingapore.org – Asian Club Championships tab - regular updates will follow.