SWT Racketfest Leipzig

Sport(s): Racketlon

Federation: Federation of International Racketlon

Status: Super World Tour

Date: 9 Oct 20 - 11 Oct 20

Location: Sportpark Leipzig


We’re very pleased and proud to announce the launch of SWT Racketfest to be held at the outstanding World Championships venue: Sportpark Leipzig.

All players can enjoy the same world champonships facilities across all 4 sports, live streaming, a spa area, 4 star tournament hotel right next to the venue as well as a welcome meal on Thurs evening, a Friday night BBQ and the player’s dinner and party on Saturday in the now legendary hotel basement dancing bar!

We look forward to welcoming you all back on court and crowning the first ever SWT Racketfest winners in what will be a special tournament.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the low infection rates in the Saxonia/Leipzig region of Germany, official local law has stated that events of less than 1000 people may take place from July 14th 2020 onwards.

There are currently no travel restrictions into Germany from countries within the EU / Shengen area or from the United Kingdom.

The list of countries outisde the EU from which unrestricted travel is allowed into Germany is growing regularly – details of this list of countries is updated regularly and details can be found at this link: Travel Restrictions to Germany

We are working closely with Sportpark Leipzig to come up with a detailed plan of running the tournament in the safest way possible where the health and well being of all the players is our main priority…but we are very excited to be able to get everyone back on court at the first Supr World Tour of the year!

Due to the ever changing situation it is the responsibility of all the players to book travel and accommodation options that are flexible or to have insurance that can cover any possible change or cancellation of the tournament due to any change in coronavirus restrictions.

 

 

Venue Information

A Badminton and Table Tennis hall with new lighting and flooring, glass back Squash courts and indoor carpet Tennis courts, all situated very close to each other, with a central bar and restaurant with views over the courts _ Sportpark Leipzig is a fantastic tournament Racketlon venue.

Venue Details:
Sportpark Leipzig
Schongauerstraße 37
Leipzig, Germany

With a free spa area, a large shopping mall within walking distance and an excellent tournament hotel next door, players will be very comforatble and well looked after.

Schedule

The tournament will follow the normal World Tour format with doubles starting on Friday morning. Some of the biggest singles categories (usually Men's A to C) may start on Friday afternoon, but the rest of the singles will all start on Saturday morning. Prize giving will be no later than 16.00 on Sunday.

Thurs 8th Oct

20.00 until late: Welcome meal at the tournament hotel

Friday 9th Oct

09.00 Doubles categories start
16.00 Singles in biggest categories (Men's A, B, C) may start
20.00 until late BBQ at the Tournament Hotel

Sat 10th Oct

09.00 Remaining singles classes start
20.00 until late: Player's Dinner & Party at Tournament Hotel

Sun 11th Oct

09.00 All singles continue
16.00 Prize giving ceremony

Accommodation Details

The excellent 4 star H4 Hotel is once again the main tournament hotel:
- situated only 50 metres from the venue
- excellent, high quality breakfast
- where all the tournament entertainment (party, meals etc) will take place

Address: Schongauer Straße 39, 04329 Leipzig, Germany

The Suite Hotel is situated 1.2 km from the venue

Address: Permoserstraße 50, 04328 Leipzig, Germany

H4 Hotel (4 Star) Single: EUR89 per night
Double/Twin: EUR 99 per room per night
*including breakfast, access to the Spa & free Wifi

To get these rates & services please quote the code: "RACKETFEST" and contact:
mailto:reservation.leipzigh4@h-hotels.com
Tel. +49 341198389134

All bookings must be made before 10th September 2020


Suite Hotel (3 star) Single: EUR70 per night
Double/Twin: EUR 91 per night
*including breakfast & free Wifi

To get these rates and services quote the code: "RACKETFEST" and contact:
info@suitehotel-leipzig.de

All bookings must be made before 10th September

Tournament Entry

All entries should be made online at:
RACKETFEST LEIPZIG ENTRY

It's very important that people enter early so that we can plan the tournament. Entry deadline is Friday 18th September

Travel

Closest airports are Leipzig and Dresden (but these have a limited service from some countries)

Berlin has cheap flights from all destinations and then it is a 60mins direct train to Leipzig main station