The Dutch throwdown buddy edition

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Event description

The Dutch Throwdown – Buddy Edition 2019

REGISTRATION OPENS : March 29
QUALIFIERS : May 10 - 19
FINALS : October 5 / 6

If you have problems with purchase a ticket: send us a mail:  info@thedutchthrowdown.nl and we fix it

 

 

By participating in The Dutch Throwdown – Buddy edition qualifications/finals, the athlete agrees to all rules and policies pursued by the organization of The Dutch Throwdown Organization. The athlete accepts all the risks associated, or could reasonably be associated with a sport event. For each specific case, the policy conducts by The Dutch Throwdown Organization is always determined by decisions made by The Dutch Throwdown Organization.

The athlete accepts that these decisions are final and binding in all respects. To clarify the rules that apply before, during and after The Dutch Throwdown, the following rules (“Rules”) are established and are compulsory for every athlete, participating in The Dutch Throwdown finals.

I.               Athletes

a.     Athletes participate at their own risk in the finals.

b.     Athletes have to be 18 years or older (except in the kids division)

c.     All athletes are responsible for arranging all the necessary and statutory insurances. If an insurer in a particular case does not (fully) pay out on a claim, the athlete cannot forward any damage on to The Dutch Throwdown Organization.

d.     The Dutch Throwdown Organization cannot be held liable in any way for any injury, including explicitly sports injuries caused during the finals.

e.     The athlete declares that he/she knows the risk of: the movements, the workouts (“WOD”) and participation in The Dutch Throwdown. The athlete himself is responsible for exceeding (mental or physical) boundaries.

 

II.            Movement Standards

a.     The rules relating to the movements to be performed by the athlete are prescribed by The Dutch Throwdown Organization. These prescriptions are binding and conclusive.

b.     The Dutch Throwdown Organization will demonstrate the required movements and explain these to both athletes and judges.

c.     If an athlete has a disability and therefore cannot perform or continue with a standard movement as prescribed by The Dutch Throwdown Organization, the movement does not count as a repetition in the WOD (and will be considered as a ‘no rep’).

 

III.          Buddy Team

a.     Athletes will have to form a team of two persons (athletes); male/male, female/female, male/female. When registering for The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition, the athlete will register as a Buddy team. Rules in this rulebook apply to the Buddy Team as a whole, and each of the individual athletes in it.

b.     The composition of a Buddy Team cannot be changed after registration for The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition. Mutual exchange of athletes between Buddy Teams is not allowed and will result in disqualification of both teams.

 

IV.          The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition qualifications/finals

a.     If a Buddy Team withdraws from The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition (e.g. because one of the athletes is prevented from participating) this will result in an open place in The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition finals.

b.     A Buddy Team can only participate if one or both athletes never participated in a buddy throwdown at an elite or RX level (Beach Throwdown (2017 RX or elite, 2018 Alpha or Bravo division) or Njoya League (Top Level)).

 

V.             Categories in The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition qualifications/finals

a.     Male Buddy Teams; team exists of two males.

1.     Scaled; single unders, knee raises, maximum weight 40 kg

2.     Advanced; benchmarks, maximum weight 60 kg

3.     RX; benchmarks except Amanda and Elizabeth

b.     Female Buddy Teams; team exists of two female.

1.     Scaled; single unders, knee raises, maximum weight 25 kg

2.     Advanced; benchmarks, maximum weight 40 kg

3.     RX; benchmarks except Amanda and Elizabeth

c.     Male/Female Buddy Teams; team exists of one male and one female.

1.     Scaled; single unders, knee raises, maximum weight 40/25

2.     Advanced; single unders, knee raises, maximum weight 60/40

3.     RX; benchmark except Amanda and Elizabeth

d.     70+ Buddy Teams; team exists of two people (male and/or female) with a joint age of 70 years minimum. there wil be 2 divisions Scaled/advanced

1.     Male/Male Advanced; benchmark, maximum weight 60 kg

2.     Female/Female Advance; benchmark maximum weight 40 kg

e.     The qualifications will take place in the week of 10 May until 17 May/finals will take place on Saturday/Sunday 5/6 october 2019.

 

VI.          Reserve list finals

a.     The Buddy Teams that cannot subscribe for the finals are placed on a reserve list by The Dutch Throwdown Organization. When an already subscribed Buddy Team cannot participate in the finals, the first Buddy Team on the reserve list are eligible to participate in the finals.

 

VII.        Cost

a.     The registration qualifications is EUR 20,00 per Buddy Team inc VAT ex Admin. Final Ticket is EUR 75,00 per Buddy Team inc VAT ex Admin. This price includes a T-shirts.

b.     Late payment of a ticket to the finals will result in a Buddy Team no longer being entitled to take part in the finals. The Dutch Throwdown Organization will approach a Buddy Team on the reserve list who can participate in the finals, all-in accordance with Rules as described in article IV and VI.

c.     Facilities, including refreshments and dressing area are available at the site. Drinks, food etc. on site will be charged and handled by the local facility.

d.     Costs made by the athletes for the finals but not limited to the cost of the tickets are non-refundable under any circumstances.

 

VIII.      Finals

a.     If two Buddy Teams have the same final scores, the lowest ranking(s) of the previous WOD’s, determine which of the two Buddy Teams ends higher. If these are also exactly the same, the team with the youngest athlete win.

b.     Final scores will be announced by The Dutch Throwdown Organization via The Dutch Throwdown Website and through regular communication (bulletin boards, etc.) at the final event.

 

IX.          Judges

a.     The scores in the finals will be registered by The Dutch Throwdown Judges. The Judges will determine the WOD’s results but are entitled to change a result after irregularities.

b.     The finals are accompanied by a head judge.

c.     Photo or video material made by spectators or other participants does not have to be taken into account in case of a dispute and may be neglected by the judges.

d.     In case of a dispute the judge is always right unless the head judge decides otherwise.

X.             Final field

a.     All participants and spectators can be urged by the organizers of The Dutch Throwdown to move from or to an area if needed.

b.     It is not allowed to advertise without the prior consent of The Dutch Throwdown Organization or engage in business activity in The Dutch Throwdown field.

c.     The Dutch Throwdown assumes no liability for lost clothing or other belongings of athletes. This also applies to personal possessions which have been left in The Dutch Throwdown changing facilities.

d.     The athlete has to follow the instructions given by The Dutch Throwdown Organization, or The Dutch Throwdown staff in The Dutch Throwdown uniform, or otherwise apparently belonging to The Dutch Throwdown Organization.

e.     The Dutch Throwdown Organization has the right to disqualify an athlete and/or pull him or her out of The Dutch Throwdown if the athlete does not abide by the rules, or behaves in an unsportsmanlike or improper manner, or of it is considered necessary due to medical reasons. In such a case, the entire Buddy Team will be taken out of the finals.

f.      Athletes are expected to not cause damage to the property of others and leave no waste.

g.     Any regulations not covered here will be displayed at The Dutch Throwdown final field and must be abided by.

 

XI.           Prices

a.     The prizes are provided by sponsors of The Dutch Throwdown.

b.     A prize must be returned to The Dutch Throwdown Organization by the Buddy Team when its results are revised and it appears that a Buddy Team is no longer entitled to a prize.

c.     An athlete or Buddy Team cannot claim a refund in return of his prize/prizes. No fees or other costs are paid (back) to the winners.

 

XII.        Drugs

a.     The use of drugs or stimulants is strictly prohibited. The Dutch Throwdown Organization may disqualify an athlete if they think there are sufficient grounds and it is sufficiently plausible that an athlete has used drugs or other stimulants.

 

XIII.      Cancellation The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition

a.     The Dutch Throwdown Organization may cancel the finals (hereinafter “Cancel”), or on the day of the finals withdraw (“Withdraw”) them. The Dutch Throwdown may Cancel or Withdraw The Dutch Throwdown if there are unforeseen circumstances and/or force majeure, which includes (but is not limited to) (expected) extreme weather conditions. It is unilaterally decided by The Dutch Throwdown what constitutes extreme weather or a force majeure. It is the responsibility of The Dutch Throwdown Organization to determine when the risk of accidents or dangerous situations are increased due to extreme weather conditions or force majeure. The decision of The Dutch Throwdown to Cancel or Withdraw The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition in the event of such conditions is undisputable.

b.     In the event of a Withdraw or Cancel costs incurred by the athlete for participating in the finals, including the costs of the ticket are non-refundable.

 

XIV.      Intellectual property rights

a.     All intellectual property rights and material made by the camera crew of The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition (both photos and film material) is property of The Dutch Throwdown.

b.     Photographers or cameramen who do not belong to the camera crew of The Dutch Throwdown and which have not received explicit permission from The Dutch Throwdown Organization, shall not be permitted between the athletes or on the site of The Dutch Throwdown final. The Dutch Throwdown Organization is entitled to send these people away.

c.     Athletes taking part in the finals, or located on the site of The Dutch Throwdown automatically agree to waive their portrait rights and other intellectual property rights for images of video created during The Dutch Throwdown Buddy Edition.