Asian Underwater Hockey Championship (AUHC) 2015

13-15 November 2015, Jakarta - Indonesia

Indonesia will be hosting this years AUHC in Jakarta, Indonesia. It will be held from the 13th to the 15th of November. Players from Philippines, Singapore, China, Japan and Indonesia are expected to join the event. And invitations are exended to any Australian teams/players interested in attending.

 

Following previous AUHC tournaments, Indonesia will host a Nations Cup and Challenge Cup. The Nations cup will include a male and female division, open to Asian countries only. The Challenge cup will use a mixed team format and encourages a high level of social hockey, forming teams of combined Asian and Australian players. There will also be exhibition matches between an all-Australian team with each Asian nation.

 

The tournament ill be hosted at the Universitas Pelita Harapan Swimming Pool, one of the top private university in Indonesia. The campus is located in Karawaci, Tangerang which is 15-20km away from Jakarta CBD. Karawaci is a well-developed satellite town so all modern amenities and services are available.

 

The tournament pool is olympic size, with 2 playing courts planned. The length of each court will be 21m x 12m. Court 1 depth will be 1.8m, court 2 will be 1.8m  and slightly sloping to 1.6m. Tiles for the pool is blue in color, size of tile is 5x5cm.

 

Like previous AUHC, there will be an optional post event trip that will be arranged by the tournament organisers. It will be a 4 days 3 night trip, 16-19 November. Further information will be provided at a later date.

 

The tournament fee is expected to be similar to previous AUHC tournaments. About USD 100 per participant.

 

Aryaduta lippo village is the choice accommodation for AUHC 2015. Current booking rates on booking.com is about USD 66 per night for 1 twin room.

 

Stay tuned for more information.