This page is a guide only. It contains recommendations from either TMs, Referees or Parents from previous seasons.  Venues or official hotels may change for the current season so we recommend that you check the reglement’s before confirming any travel arrangements.  If you are booking hotels before the reglement is out we advise you may want to consider booking with free cancellation as it is not guaranteed that competition details will stay the same.

Background Info
Bochum is the sixth largest city of the most populous German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia after Cologne, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Essen and Duisburg, and its 364,920 (2016) inhabitants make it the 16th largest city of Germany. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bochum

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Visa Requirements
None (as of 01.06.2020)
(Athletes are responsible for getting their own visa’s)
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/germany/entry-requirements

Local Emergency Numbers
Ambulance                                    (+49) 112
Police                                                (+49) 110
Fire Service                                   (+49) 112

Venue
Fecht und Sportgemeinschaft Ruhr Wattenscheid e.V.

Nearby Supermarket (to venue)
There is a Kiosk across the road or there is petrol station on the Westenfelder Str both only less than a 5min walk. Or it is about a 10-minute walk to a supermarket.

Hotels
Wald & Golf Hotel Lottental
Hotel Ibis Bochum Zentrum
TRYP Bochum

Flights
The nearest airport is Dusseldorf and there are flights from most UK airports. London Heathrow has the most options in terms of times

Transfers
Official transfers are provided by the organisers to and from the official hotels to the venue.
An airport shuttle is available on request.

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