Please refer to the UPDATED Timetable for the competition (as of 03.03.2023).
The Timetable has been updated further to the closing of the Final Entries.
Each competitor shall receive 3 competition bibs:
• 2 bibs shall be pinned to the front and to the back of the competition clothing
• 1 bib shall be pinned to the back of the tracksuit
Bibs must not be cut, folded or covered in any way.
The competition bibs will be delivered to the teams after the Technical Briefing.
Competitors must wear the Federation’s official team clothing. World Athletics Rule 5 of the Technical Rules or TR5 will be strictly applied. Please make sure to follow the World Athletics Advertising Regulations in force. Clothing and items not conforming to this rule and the current World Athletics Advertising Regulations will be removed/taped at the Call Room.
The European Athletics has a record of the Team vests of all Member Federations available online and accessible at the following link: https://eathletics.sharepoint.com/sites/EAExtranet.
Member Federations shall confirm their team vests using the link above. If the uniform displayed differs from your current official uniform, the revised Team Vests form must be uploaded by 01 March 2023 (14:00 CET), using the form sent by European Athletics for that specific purpose. Otherwise, the existing records will be used as reference.
Team clothing must be uniform. A competitor wearing any other clothing will have no access to the competition area and will not be allowed to compete. This rule applies both to competition clothing (vest, shorts and tights) as well as to tracksuits.
The rule stipulating the compulsory wearing of the official competition clothing will be applied during the competition but also during interviews at the Venues and Victory Ceremonies.
All the competition shoes must comply with World Athletics TR5, including the sole and/or heel and the spikes dimensions. It is the athletes’ responsibility to make sure that the shoes to be used for competition are on the current list of approved shoes models by the World Athletics (https://www.worldathletics.org/about-iaaf/documents/technical-information). In case of no compliance with the TR5 or the list of approved shoes, an athlete may be not allowed to compete or disqualified after the competition with the result being void.
The shoes will be checked at the Call Room, as all other clothing items. In case of a World or European record, an athlete is to provide the used shoes to the competition officials, after the event, to allow further checks.
There will be two Call Rooms: one located at the National Throwing Centre and a second one at the Municipal Stadium Dr. Magalhães Pessoa (East stand, gate 2, floor -1). Access will be allowed to athletes only and according to the following reporting times:
|Event||First Call||Last Call||Exit from Call Room||At Site|
|Hammer, Javelin and Discus||50 minutes||45 minutes||40 minutes||35 minutes|
|Shot Put||45 minutes||40 minutes||35 minutes||30 minutes|
All times are prior to the actual starting time of the event.
Athletes who fail to report on time to the Call Rooms without a valid reason may be excluded from participating in this and all further events in the Cup.
A detailed Call Room schedule will be issued once the Final Entries are confirmed. It will made available through the European Athletics online tool and presented at the Technical Briefing.
It will be displayed at the Warm-up areas and at the TICs daily.
Refreshments (still water) and toilets will be available next to the Call Rooms.
Call Room Procedures
In the Call Rooms the judges will check the following in accordance with World Athletics Rules:
- Competition Bibs
- Shoes and Spikes
- Bags (identification on and content of)
- Any other kind of advertising
Personal belongings (video cameras, tape recorders, radios, CD players, radio transmitters, MP3/MP4, cell phones or similar devices) will not be permitted in the infield as per World Athletics Rule 6 of the Technical Rules or TR6. Competition officials in Call Rooms will confiscate all not authorised items. Athletes will receive a receipt for any such items. Upon presentation of this receipt, the athletes will be able to collect such items from the TIC once their event has finished.
Specific Event Procedures
Each athlete is allowed a minimum of two practice trials under the supervision of the officials, more if time allows. The athletes will be called to the practice trials in the competition order.
Only official markers provided by the LOC will be allowed for marking the runways.
Once the practice trials are finished, the participants will be asked to stand in the order of the competition for the presentation.
All participating athletes have the right to 6 (six) attempts.
For further information, please refer to the respective competition regulations available under: https://www.european-athletics.com/competitions/competition-regulations
To allow communication between athletes and coaches, special passes for each event will be distributed to the teams. There will be one pass per athlete competing. The pass is only valid when accompanied by a team accreditation and this accreditation needs to be visible at all times.
Timing & Measurement
The distance measurements in all events will be taken by electronic equipment from Mato & Go win.
Post Competition Procedures
After the competition, athletes leave immediately through the Mixed Zone.
In the Mixed Zone, all athletes meet the media: first TV, then radio and finally the written press. It is for the athlete to decide whether he/she will give an interview.
Protests & Appeals
Protests and appeals are permitted and will be processed in accordance with World Athletics Rule 8 of the Technical Rules or TR8.
In the first instance, protests must be made orally to the Referee by the athlete himself/herself or by someone acting on his/her behalf or by an official representative of a team (World Athletics Rule 8 of the Technical Rules or TR8). Such person or team may protest only if they are competing in the same round of the event to which the protest (or subsequent appeal) relates.
Where the appropriate Referee is not accessible or available, the protest should be made to him through the TIC. Protests concerning the result or conduct of an event shall be made within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the result of that event (posted on the TIC information board).
If the final decision of Referee is not satisfactory a written appeal can be submitted to the Jury of Appeal also through the TIC.
Any written appeal to the Jury of Appeal must be made in accordance with World Athletics Rule 8 of the Technical Rules or TR8 and signed by a responsible official on behalf of the athlete and submitted to TIC within 30 minutes after the official announcement of the decision made by the Referee.
When submitting an appeal form, a deposit of EUR 75, as set in the rules, must be paid. If the protest is unsuccessful, the deposit will not be returned. The Jury’s decision will be provided in writing.