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2011 Cycle Speedway World Championships

Bookmark this page for the latest information on the 2011 Cycle Speedway Championships, which will take place in Edenton, USA in April 2011.

LATEST: Volunteers Required - Posted 14th June 2010

The Edenton Cycle Speedway Club, who are hosting the World Championships next year, have asked for experienced volunteers to undertake various official roles during the staging of the Championships.

Although the club has many volunteers they have approached British Cycling's tour manager Pete Barnes about using experienced volunteers to ensure that the event is a success. There will be a need for public address announcers, pit marshalls and starting marshalls. Those who wish to assist during the event should contact Pete Barnes on 01202 245087 or via email at pete@poolecsc.com

Hotel Details Released - Posted 14th June 2010

The official hotel for the World Championships has been announced as the Hampton Inn which will be the official Event and Accommodation Centre. 40 rooms have been reserved and special rates have been obtained but costs are dependant on room configurations required. The cost for 2 people are in the region of $90.00 to $100.00 per room per night plus taxes. A light breakfast is provided free of charge.

All reservations have to be made by calling the motel direct on 01 252 482 3500 and advising them of dates and the group name (International Cycle Speedway). Credit Card details may be required.

For ease of reference the E Mail address is ednnc_hampton@hilton.com or visit www.hamptoninn.com

For further details contact Pete Barnes on 01202 245087 / 07954422923 / or via email at pete@poolecsc.com

Flight Details Released - Posted 14th June 2010

Full details of flight arrangements with American Airlines have now been released.

Departure from London Heathrow on Saturday 16 April at 11.00am. Arrival into Rayleigh Durham at 14.50pm. Departure from Rayleigh Durham at 18.15pm on Tuesday 26 April. Arrival into London Heathrow on Wednesday 27 April at 06.15am.

The overall cost of the flight which includes fare, fuel surcharges and airport taxes will be £632. The only possible increase will be the airport tax and exchange rate factors.

This group fare will require a £100 non-refundable deposit with the balance due by 19th February 2011.
Checked baggage allowance will be one piece of no more than 23kgs with the maximum dimensions of 62"/157cm. Carry on baggage allowance will be one piece of no more than 18kgs with the maximum dimensions of 45"/114cm.

The USA has changed its entry procedures for travellers to the USA under the Visa Waiver Program and has introduced a system named ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation). Full details are available at their web address https://esta.cbp.gov/esta American Airlines will only permit us 90 seats on each flight so early booking is advised.

HOW TO BOOK: Worldspan Travel of Ferndown are the booking agent and they can be contacted on 01202 875986. You should ask for Tanya Marshallsay and quote World Cycle Speedway Championships 2011.

For ease of reference their E Mail address is res@worldspantravel.co.uk. When booking you should indicate whether you intend to take a "bike bag". They will also provide details of travel insurance but competitors who require additional racing cover should contact Capital and County on 01795597170.

For all further enquires please contact Pete Barnes on 01202 245087 or 0795 442 2923 or via email at pete@poolecsc.com