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UANA 2013 Pan-American Masters Water Polo Championships
June 21-23, 2013 --- Orlando, Florida

Location: YMCA Aquatic Center, 8422 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

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Entry Fee: $700 (US Dollars) per team
(non-refundable; except in the instance less than 3 teams enter in a particular age group)

Entry Requirements: All club teams (men's & women's) are eligible to compete - not restricted to national teams. Team registration - gender, club name, country, age group - must be received with payment prior to entry deadline of June 1, 2013.

Online Registration:
For USA Water Polo Teams: Click here to register
For International Teams: Click here to register
Note: Teams within United States must be registered with USA Water Polo in order to enter 2013 UANA Pan-American Masters Championships.

Age Divisions: Age groups for men and women are - 30+; 35+; 40+; 45+; 50+; and five-(5) year increments as high as necessary. If there are fewer than three (3) teams entered in an age group, they will be offered the opportunity to compete in the next youngest age group, even keeping a separate ranking. Minimum age = 30.

Age Determining Date: The age of the participant on December 31, 2013

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Travel Information

Local Airport:
Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Ground Transportation:
Teams should make their own arrangements to and from the airport. Reservations can be made with Mears Transportation by calling (407) 839-1570, or by visiting taxi stand at airport. Cost is approximately $40-$55 (USD)

Recommended Hotel:
Crowne Plaza Universal
7800 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
*Mention USA Water Polo for discounted rate.
Hotel is walking distance from pool (less than 1.5km)

Competition Format & Playing Rules

Competition Format:
Determined according to number of teams entered in each age group. Each team shall receive a minimum of four (4) games. Format may be round-robin or group play. Schedule will be posted no more than 7 days after registration closing date.

Rules and Team Composition:
FINA Masters Water Polo MWP4 and MWP5 apply to this competition.

Periods and Matches:
FINA WP11 Rules apply with the following exceptions:
- 30+; 35+; 40+: each of the four (4) periods shall have the duration of seven (7) minutes of actual play;
- 50+; 55+; 60+ and the following: each of the four (4) periods shall have the duration of six (6) minutes of actual play;
- the time of ball possession shall be 35 seconds

Team Presentation:
It is each team's responsibility to be ready for each competition on the assigned field at least 15 minutes prior to the expected start time. If a team does not participate in competition or arrives with a delay of more than five (5) minutes with respect to the expected start time, victory will be awarded to the opposing team with a score of 5-0.

Warm up:
Athletes must enter the water using extreme caution and must obey all posted signs.

Equipment:
Each team shall bring its own balls and caps. Team caps must comply with the WP4 FINA Rule and have numbers 10 cm in height minimum.

Medals/Awards:
Medals will be awarded to the coach and all players composing the teams that ranked 1st through 3rd in each division.

Questions?

Contact Nick Gaffey
ngaffey@usawaterpolo.org
(321) 356-9696

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