1 The committee will organise the competition in close cooperation with the representative of the host country.
The competition can be organised in the context of a trade fair
Each participant should bring their own samples of panels/ test pieces. These will not be judged.
2 All countries taking part will send:
2 competitors (2 persons; upper age limit 25)
exceptionally (a reason must be given) upper age limit can be 28.
In any event no more than 5 years in the trade (including training).
2 officials, one of whom should be a member of the panel of judges
These 4 persons are guests of the host country. They will pay their travelling expenses themselves and will be accomodated in double rooms.
3 It is possible to take part in the competition once only
4 The previous year’s winner will have the opportunity of presenting the new winner with the first prize.The host country, exceptionally the Supporting Association (EUFA P+F), will pay the expenses of the previous year’s winner
5 Accomodation and daily sight-seeing itineries will be organised for a maximum of 12 accompanying persons. The costs of this will be passed on to those persons and should be paid by them two months before the beginning of the competition.If there are more than 12 persons coming along with the main party they will have to see to accomodation etc themselves, although the organisors can provide addresses.
6 Invitations to the competition should be sent out at least 8 months before it commences. Completed registrations forms for competitors, officials and accompanying persons should be returned at least 4 months before the competition commences.
7 If a competing country, after having registered, is unable to take part its withdrawal can only be accepted if a good reason is given. This “exceptional” withdrawal must be announced one month before the competition. Later withdrawals will be subject to a fine imposed by the committee.
8 The country hosting the competition will organise, in cooperation with the committee:
Board and lodging for participants and officials
The program during the competition
Competition drawings, appropriate for the various different kinds of parquet
The machines necessary if these have not been brought along by the participants themselves, *)
The kinds of parquet to be used, the screeds(sleepers), solvent-free adhesives and solvent-free surface treatment systems
*) Machines brought along by participants should have an extraction system and conform to European safety requirements
9 The participants should bring the necessary tools with them; these must meet EU safetyrequirements.
10 The competition timetable set by the judges (start, breaks, finish) must be clearly visible for the competitors at all times during the competition.
Going over the time limit will result in points being lost.
The judges can decide to allow more time during the competition.