LIFESAVING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

2019 RICCIONE

from 17th September to 1st October

Welcome

OPENING CEREMONY

19th of SEPTEMBER, 2019

3.00 p.m
Teams, athletes, judges and staff will meet at Piazzale Ceccarini (the square in front of the Palace of tourism. They will be welcomed by volunteers with the poles of different nations and flags.)
The teams representatives, gathered and lined up, will walk towards Piazzale Roma.
In front of them, the band, the flag wavers and then the authorities, the delegations and behind them the coordinators and family members.
– Parade to Piazzale Roma
– The speaker calls the nations which are gradually arriving at Piazzale Roma. The last national team will be Italy.
– Arrived in Piazzale Roma the band stops near the stage.
– The athletes with the flags get on the stage forming a choreography around the authorities.
– Volunteers with the country’s poles will be placed in order under the stage. Flag-wavers will be placed on one side while waiting for the whole delegation to take their place.

5.15 p.m.
– The band will sing the National Anthem.
Greetings from the Mayor of Riccione Renata Tosi
Greetings from the Chairman of F.I.N. Paolo Barelli
Greetings from the Chairman I.L.S.E. Detlev Mohr
– Oath of athletes and judges
– The Mayor of Riccione will declare open the XIII I.L.S.E. European Championships and the XXIII I.L.S.E. Youth European Championships
– The speaker invites those present to move to the beach in front of them

5.40 p.m.
Rescue exhibition at the beach:
– Lifesavers: sea rescue operation with boat (pattino)
– Rescue Boards: Stand Up Paddle, Prone Paddle Board
– Rescue with watercraft and Sea Electric Module (S.E.M.)
– FIN rescue dog unit
– Rescue operation in team: lefesavers and dog units with floating spine board
– Stunts with jet skis and hydro jets

6.20 p.m.
Fireworks

LIFESAVING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

From 17th September to 1st October 2019 Riccione will be the capital of the LifeSaving European Champioships 2019. Competitors, officials, coaches, team managers, spectators will meet in Riccione, to live this amazing experience.

RICCIONE: READY.. STEADY.. GO...

Renata Tosi - Major of Riccione, Giuseppe Solfrini – President of Polisportiva Riccione, and Paolo Barelli - President of the Italian Swimming Federation, are honored to host the Lifesaving European Championships 2019 in Riccione.

The town of Riccione is known as the “Green Pearl of the Adriatic Sea”, a kind of jewel that reveals itself through unique places of interest and attractions. It is with great pleasure for us, The Major of Riccione, The President of Polisportiva Riccione and The President of the Italian Swimming Federation to welcome you and host an important event such as the Lifesaving European Championships in 2019.
Riccione, the Liberty Style Villas speak about the history of the town: Villa Mussolini on the seafront, Villa Franceschi and other beautiful examples of Art Nouveau architecture situated in downtown.
With its renovated swimming stadium with indoor and outdoor 50 mt pool and its Adriatic Sea, Riccione is konwn for the many international sports competitions events held there each year.
One of the most famous seaside resorts on the Adriatic Sea, is known for offering a wide range of accommodation facilities fulfilling all the needs of its guests. With the many structures available, there is a wide choice to suit everyone’s needs. Riccione is also known for the friendliness and warmth of the people working in the field of tourism, the special skills that will make your stay unique and unforgettable.

A warm welcome and hospitality: these are the typical features of Riccione Identity.

READY.. STEADY.. GO... RICCIONE IS WAITING FOR YOU!

News


CLOSING PARTIES & LUNCH MEAL VOUCHERS


14/09/2019

PURCHASE OF CLOSING PARTY TICKETS AND LUNCH MEAL VOUCHERS AVAILABLE ON SITE AT POOL ENTRANCE


Discover all the benefits by purchasing the competition packages on the Official Website.

The packages guarantee the best onsite service.
To better organize your stay in Riccione, it’s important to know your needs in order to propose the best solutions for you.
By booking a package, you will be guaranteed the following inclusions for an average total amount of 350 euros per person:


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Guaranteed accommodations in selected hotels and apartments in Riccione, with a vast selection of structures in different categories and meal treatments.
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Local accommodation city tax
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Individual Entry Fee
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Arrival & Departure Transfers from/to Bologna Airport and from/to Bologna Railway Station, by dedicated transportation arranged. Please, fill in the Arrival & Departure form you will find on the website, in order to organize a suitable transportation plan
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Welcome/information Desk at the railway station upon your arrival
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Welcome/Information Desk at the airport upon your arrival
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Local transfers from Hotel to Pool/Beach
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Complimentary Lycra Vest for athletes
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Onsite English-speaking staff to assist you
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Assistance with online registration and online purchase of the packages
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Assistance with any visa issues, if needed
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Accreditation for spectators (maximum of 2 persons for every competitors of the team) with local transport service , access in special zone during the competitions and merchandising discounts
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Free training pool for 3 days before the Champs
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Complimentary Board, Ski, Boat Storage on the beach
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50% discounts for pool rental for training
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Complimentary use of pool facilities for pre-competition training
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Onsite Safety and security
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Assistance with organizing local tours
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Onsite dedicated Staff Assistance
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Local discounts on services and facilities
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1 Official photo for every competitor/official