Enter your name by 16th May and you will get a discount!  The second official European Masters Games will be held in Friuli Venezia Giulia from 10th to 20th September 2011. Racing for boards will be over 3 days 12th to 14th September.[more] It is now possible to enter for the many competitions on schedule on the website http://www.lignano2011.it/

All sports enthusiasts wishing to discover the seaside resort that Ernerst Hemingway defined “Italy’s little Florida”, as well as other locations in Italy’s most north-eastern region, can take part in the EMG bearing in mind that the only prerequisite for participating is being older than 30/35 years, depending on the sport one wants to compete in. It is worth pointing out that the entry fee entitles to enter for other sports for free, competition schedule permitting.

All entries, not only of the athletes but also of their coaches and managers, must be submitted by 31st July 2011, but all those who enter by 16th May 2011 will benefit from a special 15% discount.

The Masters Games will attract a great number of athletes and visitors to Friuli Venezia Giulia who, through the website, can access a booking system that presents in real time the accommodation facilities available in Lignano. All those who book benefiting from the offers of the hotels in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Latisana, Cervignano del Friuli and Lignano Vacanze tourism consortium by 16th May 2011 will get a 5% discount.

Lignano Vacanze provides the possibility to choose from various types of accommodation facilities, among which 107 hotels, 3,000 apartments, 2 campsites and 1 holiday village and offers the Lignano Vacanze Card, which provides the opportunity to benefit from discounts and reductions for the whole family.

Finally, the GE.TUR Village, which will also stage some competitions, is equipped with hotel facilities that can accommodate the Paralympic athletes who will take part in the competitions.

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