Madrid Slalom European Championship

We have the pleasure to invite you to the MADRID SLALOM EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP2017 to be held by the SPANISH SLALOM ASSOCIATION on 16th and 17th of September 2017.

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1. THE RACE

The race will take place in the heart of Madrid city(Tight and Hybrid, SUNDAY) and at a recently paved street not far away (Giant Slalom. SATURDAY)

1.1‐ CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTATION

FRIDAY, 15th of September. 19.00 – 22.00 CARIBBEAN SPORT SHOP
AYALA, 110. MADRID

There can not be a better place to present the European championship than the first Spanish skate shop, always promoting Slalom since 1975. CARIBBEAN. We will have the riders meeting and inscriptions check in. They have an expo area, perfect for this event. They will also invite us for a welcome cold dinner with Spanish and Madrid specialities.

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1.2‐ LOCATION / SPOTS

NEW LOCATION FOR GS

We have managed to clinch a better and nearer location for the GS:

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1.2.a GIANT SLALOM

SATURDAY 16TH of September

Timetable: 15.00 – 21.00 Address:

Pedro Bosch St. (no number)+

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How to get to the GS location:

‐ METRO: MENDEZ ALVARO STATION

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Mendez Alvaro is quite an important transport hub, so it’s not easy to take the proper exit, we’ll try to guide you :

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1.2.b ‐ TIGHT AND HYBRID

SUNDAY 17th September Timetable: 12.00 – 21.00 Madrid City Center Address:

Paseo del Prado (Right In front of Museo del Prado)

You are going to race in a densely tree‐lined, wide and centric avenue, a landmark for the city residents and the location of important cultural and tourist spots in the city, including the so‐called Golden Triangle of Art.

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1.3 ENTRY FEES

  • PRO 105 €
  • AM 85 €
  • Masters 85 €
  • Women 85 €
  • Juniors 50 €
  • Teens 25 €
  • Kids 15 €

ON SITE   + 20€ Entry fees can be paid by Bank Transfer or Paypal (+ 8€)

BANK: BBVA ACCOUNT NAME: AGRUPACION DEPORT MADRID OLD SKOOL SKATERS
IBAN: ES33 0182 6387 0602 0155 3532
BIC: BBVAESMM
PAYPAL:  contacto@sssa.es  – If you pay with Paypal is 8€ more. Or do the payment as a friend or family.

1.4 REGISTRATION FORM
https://form.jotformeu.com/71545796783372

1.5 CONTACT: contacto@sssa.es

2. MADRID INFO


A City of Culture. Madrid is home to some of the best Art Galleries in the world. (Museo del Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Reina Sofia Contemporary Art Museum)Nightlife. The party seems to never stop — except after lunch siestas when the locals rest after their big lunches.The Food. You can find a lot of amazing food in Madrid.Cheap and Reliable Public Transportation. You’ll have no problem getting around the city and it’s cheap.Madrid is elevated 646 metres above sea level on a vast plateau in the centre of Spain, making it the highest capital city in the European Union. This implies very low humidity and extreme temperatures. September, however, is a mild month with the average high temperature of 26,4 ºC and the average low 15.4. The average number of “wet days” (days with more than 1 mm of rain) in September is 3.3.
2.1 AIRPORT Adolfo Suárez Madrid‐Barajas
Direct flights with many European cities and major capitals around the world. Located 12 kilometres from the city.
Taxi: fixed rate from the airport to the city centre (inside the M‐30 ring road): €30 Taxi supplement for other routes: €5.50. Free luggage transport.
Metro surcharge: €3. Express Bus Line: €5. C‐1 suburban train line: €2.55
There is a tourist ticket that allows to make an unlimited number of trips, using the regular passengers transport services operating within the chosen zone (A or T). This is the easiest way to get around the city. The GS location is out of Zone A but it is not worth the extra cost of zone T just for this tripMetro Map: http://www.crtm.es/media/146302/serie_0a_esqmetro.pdf

2.2 ACCOMMODATION

Madrid is a city that offers many opportunities  when it comes to finding accommodation that could suit any budget. It has a huge amount of hotel accommodation, one of the largest in Europe. In addition, it is a relatively inexpensive city. If you are looking for an area to book  a hotel we recommend you the “Barrio de las letras” – the literary quarter – It is a cultural center, full of pedestrianized streets, boutique stores of different types and leisure areas. Plaza Santa Ana is the hub of the Barrio de Las Letras, a great spot to enjoy the real Madrid. It is just off the tourist circuit while still being smack dab in the center of the city. There are plenty of hotels to choose from as well as quite a few guest apartments and hostales.

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‘Downtown’ Madrid is in the area of Atocha.  Behind the station (south) is an area with the cheapest accommodation you can find. It’s not the prettiest part of Madrid, but it is excellent if you’re on a budget and if you’re not planning to spend too much time at your hotel. In Spain, hostal doesn’t mean hostel, it means hotel, albeit a basic one. A hostal is similar in style to a hotel, because you pay for a bedroom and bathroom, but doesn’t offer all the same facilities. Therefore it is cheaper than a hotel
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