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Board Members In Italics


Patrick M Hickey, President
John Linebarger, Vice President
Roger Jarrett, General Secretary
Patrick D Hickey, Esq, Assistant Secretary
Robert Burns, Esq, Treasurer
Carol Hofer, Assistant Treasurer
Brian Pendleton, Executive Director
David Lang, Cpa, Cpa
Ellen O'Connor, Esq, Legal Counsel
Jeffrey D Ellis, At Large
John Nanay, Operations
Corinne Housley, International Representative
Roger Jarrett, NGB Representative
John Nanay, National Training Center Representative
Carl Wilcox, National Training Center Representative
Patrick Hickey, National Training Center Representative
Ben Deleon, National Training Center Representative
John Linebarger, National Training Center Representative
John Nanay, National Training Center Representative
Bill And Kathleen Mello, Regional Training Center Representative
Sam Justice, National Training Center Representative
Jim Mather, National Training Center Representative
Patrick Hickey, Central Techincal Committee
Michael Bukala, Kobudo
John Nanay, Referees
David Ames, Referees
Ken Ferguson, Coaching
Patrick Hickey, Coaches Education
Dr. Raymond Leone, Medical
Joseph D'avello, Dds, Medical
Larry Overholt, Law Enforcement
Ronald M. Layton, Law Enforcement
Raymond Jones,Jr. - Chaplain, Chaplain
Patrick Hickey, Life Members
Michael Bukala, Kobudo
Michael Bukala, Tournament Administration
Lesley Anderson, Tournament Administration

Information about the 4th World Junior Championships

for Cadets, Juniors and Children in NoviSad, Servia

October 10-14, 2012

WUKF Website for Information

PROPOSED ITINERARY (pdf file of proposed itinery)

We have prepared a trip for this event and also included an opportunity for an extra 4 day stay to visit Hungary. John Nanay, one of the most senior karate-ka in the USA has family in Hungary and has volunteered to help those interested in visiting to act as guide and interpreter.

VISA

Holders of diplomatic and official passports DO NOT require a visa for visits of up to 90 days. Holders of ordinary passports & other travel documents DO NOT require a visa for visits of up to 90 days. This applies to both Serbia and Hungary.

AIRFARE: 

From Cleveland, Round-Trip Belgrade - $1315 per person at current rates.  
From Cleveland to Belgrade, Returning from Budapest - $1282 per person.
Actual cost will depend on where you leave. The team will convene in Serbia the day before the event.

TRANSFERS FROM BELGRADE AIRPORT TO NOVI SAD

OPTION 1:    The transfer from Belgrade airport to Novi Sad hotels (about 90 km /60 miles) will be organized by the Local Organizing Committee; the transfer fee will be 25 Euro/per person, round trip (about $35 USD, currently)   Note:  The fare should be less for one-way, but sometimes it is nearly as much as round-trip.

OPTION 2 – EURAIL:    (For Example) 11:03AM DEPART BELGRADE, ARRIVE NOVI SAD 12:43PM   $20-$52 per person, based on availability.

HOTELS

HOTEL CENTAR - 4 STAR HOTEL / .62 MILES FROM THE SPORTS HALL

The Hotel “Centar” is situated in downtown Novi Sad, near the central pedestrian zone and most of the city sights. You can reach every part of the city from the hotel very easily, because it is surrounded by many cultural, historical, business and commercial contents. Services meet the highest hotel standards. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff and the top level services is how you will remember the Hotel “Centar”.   Conduct important business meetings, explore the hidden corners of the city, discover the colorful shopping centers, visit museums, or spend time with your dearest ones in Hotel Center. Hotel provides bed and breakfast.  www.hotel.centar.com

HOTEL NOVI SAD - 3 STAR HOTEL / 1.24 MILES FROM THE SPORTS HALL

Hotel “Novi Sad“ is a three-star hotel, ideally located near the central bus and railway station in the urban part of town. Being surrounded by the boulevards, Hotel “Novi Sad“ has a location that provides easy access to city center, Novi Sad fair, sports and business center Vojvodina (SPENS), cultural-historical monument Petrovaradin fortress and other city attractions. Not only a favorable location, but also exceptional service, makes hotel “Novi Sad” one of the most attractive hotels in Novi Sad.  www.hotelnovisad.rs

HOTEL PUTNI - 3 STAR HOTEL / .49 MILES FROM THE SPORTS HALL

Web site is not in English.  www.hotelputnik.rs

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY SIDE TRIP

3 - NIGHT BUDAPEST EXTENSION - October 15-18

Rail from Novi Sad to Budapest - $57 - $65 per person

Transfers from rail station to hotel - $30 per person 

3 – NIGHTS at Hotel Carlton Budapest - $462 per room based on double occupancy;           taxes and continental breakfast included.

Transfer from hotel to airport - $30 per person.

Notes:

1)     We have asked for hotel pricing, and are hopeful that it is available soon.
2)     The cost of insurance is not yet known.
3)     This information was obtained from the website and independent research.     

Prices are subject to change based on availability.

Tom Heffelfinger - Travel Agent

Sunrise Travel Vacations, An Affiliate of the KHM Travel Group

Tel:  440-572-0335
Cell:  440-785-6336
Fax:  440-846-0998

Email: tom@sunrisetravelvacations.com
Web:  www.SunriseTravelVacations.com

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Online: www.KHMTravel.com   Toll Free:  1-877-220-9260

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