25-27 November, 2021

ELFIT CrossFit® Championship 2021 Athletes Guide

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Divisions

Due to Covid19 qualifiers has been divided into 2 phases: the 2020 online qualifiers and 2021 qualifiers. In order to make it to the Finals in November 2021. 

Below are expected number of athletes who will be competing in the Finals

Men

70

Women

50

Masters Women 45+

20

Masters Men 35+

30

Masters Women 35+

10

Masters Men 40+

 20

 Masters Women 40+

10

Masters Men 45+

20

Men Juniors U22 (20-22)

30

 Women Juniors U22 (17-22)

10

Men Youth U19 (17-19)

20

Women Youth U19 (17-19)

 10

Men Scaled

30

Women Scaled

30

3 Males Team

40

Scaled Mixed Teams (2 M + 1 F)

40

ElFIT CrossFit Championship 2021 Online Qualifer Leaderboard

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  Timeline of the event:

Day Date Action
 

15 December 2019 –

3 February 2020 

2020 Online Qualifiers 
Sunday 8 August  2021 Online Qualifier Registration Opens
Thursday 9 September 2021 Online Qualifier Registration Opens
Friday 10 September 2021 Workout 2 Release
Saturday 11 September 2021 Workout 3 Release
Sunday 19 September 2021 Registration close
Monday 20 September Deadline for 2021 3 Workouts
Monday 27 September 2021 Leaderboard Officially Announced
Wednesday 29 September 2021 Qualified Athletes – Invitation wave 1
Friday 1 October  2021 Qualified Athletes – Invitation wave 2
Sunday 3 October  2021 Qualified Athletes – Invitation wave 3
Thursday 25 November  Log in / COMPETITION Day 1
Friday 26 November 

COMPETITION Day 2

Saturday 27 November  COMPETITION Day 3

Travel and Accommodation 

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Whether you are an ELFIT athlete or just coming to spectate then don’t worry, we’ve got your back.

We’ve gathered up some pretty important information for travel and accommodation purposes that will be crucial before you make your reservations. 

Venue Location:

We are excited to say that ELFIT CrossFit Championship 2021 finals will be returning back to Cairo!

The event will be held in the new Capital Sports City Complex. Which is 45km away from Cairo International Airport, 58km from Down-town Cairo, and 66km from the pyramids of giza. 

Unique Experience:

We will be taking over the tennis center court to be the event’s main arena, which will guarantee a unique experience to both the athletes and the fans.

We will also be using the artificial turf soccer field as well as the outdoor swimming pool as our second and third arenas during the event.

About The Sports City:

The New Capital Sports City is a one kind piece of art established on an extensive area of 400,000 m2. The project includes a football stadium complex with 4 full artificial turf soccer fields, 10 5-aside soccer fields, 8 tennis courts, a tennis center court, and outdoor team sports facilities with 17 different courts for: handball, volleyball, basketball and beach volley. It also includes 4 world-class indoor facilities for combat sports, gymnastics, squash & paralympic sports. Aside from the aquatic center which includes an outdoor pool, indoor swimming and diving pools which can accommodate 2000+ spectators. Last but not least, the project includes an indoor hall with a seating capacity of 7,000 spectators, which also hosted the 2021 World Men’s Handball Championship.

About the New Capital:

The New Capital is located 45 km (28 miles) east of Cairo and just outside the second greater Cairo Ring Road. According to the plans, the city will become the new administrative and financial capital of Egypt, housing the main government departments and ministries and foreign embassies. On 700 square kilometers (270 sq mi) total area, it would have a population of 6.5 million people, though it is estimated that the figure could rise to 7 million.

ELFIT 2021 Official Hotel:

We’re super excited to announce that our official hotel for this year will be St. Regis Almasa hotel.

This 5-star hotel is located in the New Administrative Capital and is around 10 km – 13 minutes – away from The Sports City (The competition venue), 50 km away from Cairo International Airport and 59 km from City Center.

The St. Regis Almasa Hotel, Cairo features an artificial beach area, indoor & outdoor pool, 2 fitness centers as well as cycling activities. It also has a children’s playground and a state-of-the-art clubhouse. 

Dining is available at one of the hotel’s 4 restaurants and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/cafés. Various dining options including Italian, Middle Eastern and International cuisine are also available at the in-house restaurant.

The hotel is located 59 km away from Al Hussein Mosque, Moez Street, and Khan el Khalili Market. It is also 62 km away from Al Azhar Mosque, Mosque of Mohamed Ali, Tahrir Square, and the Egyptian Museum, and 59 km away from Salah El Din Al Ayoubi Citadel.

Hotel Rates:

Anyone from ELFIT Community who will book their stay through us will get the following:

  • Daily free shuttle service from the hotel to the venue and back during the 3-day event (25-27 November).
  • Complimentary early check-in starting from 10:00 am and complimentary late check-out till 04:00 pm.
  • 15% discount on laundry service rates. 

ELFIT special rates will be available for single, double, triple & quadruple rooms.

All below rates are per standard room per night and include all charges (VAT, Service Charge, City Tax).

Room types

Capacity

Room Details

Rate Per Room Per Night

Bed Only

B&B

Half Board

Two Bedroom Apartment 

4 People

HERE

$   320 

$   394

$   558

One Bedroom Apartment

3 People

HERE

$   240 

$   294

$   420

Superior Double Room

2 People

HERE

$   192 

$   228

$   312

Superior King Room 

1 People

HERE

$   162 

$   180

$   222

 

Travelling alone and interested in sharing a hotel apartment with someone? Email us and we’ll try to put you in touch with other athletes bookings@elfiteg.com

 

In addition to preferential booking rates, St. Regis Almasa Hotel amenities are as follows:

  • Coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Welcome drinks and bottled mineral water in the room.
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms & public areas.
  • Balcony in all rooms.
  • Iron & ironing board.
  • 2 Health clubs.
  • Private artificial beach.
  • Indoor pool.
  • Outdoor pool (all year).
  • Tennis court.
  • SPA & sauna.
  • Fax/Photocopying.
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities.
  • Massage (surcharge).
  • Free parking. 
  • Airport pickup service at a fee.

Booking Process:

Rooms will be reserved on a first come, first served basis, make sure you book your stay with us to guarantee your extra special benefits, for booking please:

  1. Fill the accommodation form  HERE
  2. To confirm your booking, you will be required to pay only 1 night as a down-payment.
  3. All remaining payments will be done during check-in.
  4. An email will be sent to you within 48 hours with the total cost and payment link.
  5. Cancellation Policy: Full refund up to 72 hours before check-in, any cancellation after 72 hours deadline will get no refund for the 1 night paid.

Airport pick Up and return service:

If you need a ride from/to the airport please email us at bookings@elfiteg.com 

Please make sure you mention the arrival/departure time, flight # and details as well as the # of passengers.

Travel Documents needed:

  • A valid passport must be available for at least 6 months after the intended stay.
  • Visas can be obtained from the Consular Missions abroad or upon arrival at the airport from the Visa department. 
  • Visa Fee is 25 USD, please note that only USD or Euro is accepted for Visa issuance at the airport

COVID-19:

Egypt is open to tourism and the government is now issuing visas. The safest way to obtain a visa during the pandemic is by using the Egypt online visa system. You can obtain your visa through this link  https://e-visa.ie/egypt

As a safety measure, overseas visitors travelling to Egypt during the pandemic must present a printed negative PCR test certificate on arrival. The test must be based on a nasal or oral swab and the certificate issued by an approved laboratory. Certificates are accepted in Arabic or English. The coronavirus test medical certificate has to be issued no more than 72 hours before the flight to Egypt.

COVID-19 vaccination

Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating full vaccination at least 14 days before travel are exempt from testing. Accepted vaccines are AstraZeneca, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer, BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, and Sputnik V.

The Airport COVID-19 Procedures

ü  Temperature checks are in place at airports in Egypt.

ü  Travelers are required to wear a face mask at all times in the airport terminal, especially.

ü  Passengers are also asked to maintain a safe distance between themselves and others, especially when boarding and disembarking the aircraft.

ü  The airport has set up hand sanitizing stations. Visitors should wash their hands or make use of the alcohol-based hand gel at regular intervals.

ü  At the airport, passengers arriving from overseas will be asked to present the medical certificate, public health card, and proof of valid health insurance.

 

For more information visit the regulations book:

For Arabic: http://egypt.travel/media/2386/regulations-for-the-resumption-of-toursim-to-egypt-6.pdf

For English: http://egypt.travel/media/2385/regulations-for-the-resumption-of-toursim-to-egypt-arabic.pdf 

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