Rules for 8th Asian Water Polo Clubs Championships

1. TITLE
Asian Water Polo Clubs Championships

2. AUSPICES
The Water Polo Clubs Championships will be held annually under the
auspices of the Asia Swimming Federation (AASF).

3. DATES
The Championships will be held 16-21 Sep.2010 in Tehran/Iran.
Arrival: 14, 15 Sep.
Managers and Referees Meeting: 15 Sep. (afternoon)
Competitions: 16-21 Sep.
Departure: 22 Sep.

4. ELIGIBILITY
1. All countries can nominate two teams for participation.
2. Club Teams of AASF Member.
3. Only the athlete with citizenship of the countries.
4. Each team can have two foreign players from other countries.

5. NUMBER OF COMPETITORS / OFFICIALS
13 Players, 2 Coaches, 1 Referee, 1 Physician, 2 Officials
(Total 19 persons).

6- ENTRIES
All documents must be certified by President / Secretary General of National
Swimming Federation.
Entries not supported by the documents will be automatically rejected.

7- DRAWS
The Draws shall be held at the respective Managers Meeting.

8- ENTRY FEES
No fee will be charged

9- PRIZES
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the respective winner
teams.
Certificates will be presented to the first six finalists.
Certificates of Participation will be presented to all participants

10- COSTING FOR ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORTATION
1. All Teams must accommodate in Hotels which had been appointed by Host
country and bear their own cost of board and lodgings and transportations
(overseas).
All Teams must pay their accommodation fees regarding the fee announced by
host country and approved by AASF.
2. The host country will provide local transportation for all teams.

11. OPENING CEREMONY
Opening Ceremony will be held on the first day of the Championships.
12- TECHNICAL & MANAGERS AND REFEREES MEETINGS
The meeting will be held on the day before the Championships.
Technical & Managers Meeting at 18: 00 p.m. Referees Meeting at 19:00 p.m.

13- FAREWELL PARTY
The Farewell Dinner party will be held on the final day.
The following members of the team will be invited:
1. All officials under categories A and B.
2. Team officials
3. Team athletes

Notices:
1- Competition:
In the case of 6 teams participating, the competition will be played on a round robin
basis in one group.
If 7 up to 12 teams participating, the competition will be divided into
2 groups and they will compete on round robin basis in each group.

By presences of 13 or more teams, the competition will be divided into 4 groups and
they will compete on a round robin basis in each group whose schedule will be drawn
up at the Managers Meeting.
Days of competitions:
a. If 6 teams or less participate the competitions will be held in 4 days. (Plus 1
day for arrival and 1 day for departure)
b. In case of 7 or 8 teams participate, the competition will be held in 6 days. (Plus
one day for arrival and one day for departure)
c. By presences of 9 teams or more , the competitions will be held in 8 days. (Plus
1 day for arrival and 1 day for departure)

2- Rules:
FINA and AASF Regulations.
2.1- Any Team withdraws 1 week after the closing date for entries shall pay a
penalty fee of U.S. $ 200 to AASF.
2.2-1. Any Team withdraws after drawing ceremony and competition schedule
shall pay 2000 U.S. $ and face a suspension of 3-6 months.
Note: All countries shall bring two national standard flags:
one No. 1 flag (size: 280 cm x 192 cm) and one No. 4 flag (size: 144 cm x 96
cm).
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