WPA sanctioned

Accreditation must be collected at the Official Event Hotel – Hotel IBIS Paris Porte d’Italie – close to the competition area. The start numbers for the Grand Prix will be distributed on the following dates:
4 – 5 May (9 am – 6 pm)
6 May (9 am – 12 pm)

Official Event Hotel: Hotel IBIS Paris Porte d’Italie
13 rue du Val de Marne – 94250 Paris – FRANCE

The Official Event Hotel is 400m from the Competition Venue and therefore transport is not necessary. All hotels offered by our travel agency are well served by public transport, as is the Paris Charléty Stadium.

Competition area
The Charléty stadium is located in central Paris, in the 13th arrondissement.

99 Boulevard Kellermann, 75013 PARIS

Public Transport Acces
RER B (Cité Universitaire)
Tramway T3A (Charléty)
Bus n°21 and 67

Callroom Times
Information will follow

Classification for Athletes with a Visual or Physical Impairment (VI and PI) will take place on Monday 4 May, Tuesday 5 May and Wednesday 6 May 2020.

Classification slots are allocated per Nation and therefore World Para Athletics will be in contact with your NPC/NF if you require classification. Athletes who will undergo Classification must arrive in Paris prior to the start of Classification.

PI Classification will take place at the competition stadium (warm-up track), Paris, Stade Charléty.
VI Classification will be held at the Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital.

World Para Athletics

Classification schedule
Schedule PI classification > information will follow
Schedule VI classification > information will follow

Competition schedule
The competition schedule (v.0) will be communicated after the entry deadline.

Track: 100 m; 200 m; 400 m; 800 m; 1500 m; 5000 m; Universal Relay 4×100 m
Field: High jump; Long jump; Club Throw (F31/F32/F51); Shot put (except seated throws); Javelin

ATTENTION: All athletes wishing to participate in the Grand Prix in Paris must be entered via the IPC Online Entry System by their NPC/NF and with the LOC in order to be eligible to compete (in their chosen events).This year, we are not able to offer discus (for all) and sitting shot put events!

Equipment Repair Service
Information will follow

Equipment storage
Personal Equipment, Throwing frames & Racing Wheelchairs
The arrangements will be as follows :
• LOC Logistics and transport Team will facilitate transfer of the team’s sport equipment from the airport arrivals to the storage at the venue.
• LOC Logistics Manager will meet the team, take a count of equipment, send it accross to the storage area.
• The Team representative should ensure that all equipment’s are loaded onto the logistics truck.
• Equipment will be grouped together according to countries.
• The equipment storage area will be allocated close to the call room and is locked up over night.
• Storage request forms will be filled in by Team Representative and Logistics Team member and a receipt will be provided for each piece of equipment.
• Equipment may be collected by athletes /team officials by handing in the storage receipt.
The return of all equipment will be coordinated by the LOC Logistics & Transport Team together with one representative of each country/club at least the day before the departure. The team representative has to make sure that the equipment is complete befrore sending over the airport.

Competitors will have to provide for their own accident and liability insurances. The organisers exclude any liability and assume no responsibility for loss or theft of materials or personal belongings during the entire competition.

Foreign competitors must possess a valid WPA Athlete license. French competitors must additionally possess a valid FFH license.

Athletes & Accompanying Persons
There will be a food stand in the competition venue selling a selection of snacks.

Medical Service
During competition: Medical service is provided at the competition area, see map of venue.
In all other cases: Please ask at the hotel reception.

Ranking lists will be published immediately after the competition.

Technical aspects of the meeting as well as classifications are subject to the rules of the WPA.
The event is sanctioned by WPA.

Technical Information Center (TIC)
For questions please visit the TIC at the competition area. The TIC will be open as follows:

Monday 4 to Friday 8 May 2020
Opening times will follow

Technical Meeting
Wednesday 6 May 2020
Information will follow

Training and Warm-Up Venues
The warm-up track can be used if it is freely available. No fixed reservations can be made. We ask for mutual respect.
Training will be permitted at the following times :

Warm-Up Arena
4 – 6 May : 10:00 – 18:00
7 – 8 May : 08:00 – 20:00

Main Stadium
4 -6 May : 13:00 – 15:00 for wheelchairs only
8 May : 15:00 – 17:00 for ambulant throwers only (NO DISCUS !!)

The LOC do not provide any fitness and conference rooms.

Victory ceremonies
There will be some victory ceremonies per day in the competition area. For those participating in the victory ceremonies please be at the tent next to the time keeping tower at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time. From there you will be guided to the victory ceremony area.

Victory ceremony schedule > information will follow