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What is the schedule for the WorldSkills Competition?
The Competition will be held from November 15 to November 18, 2007. The Opening Ceremony will be held on November 14 and the Closing Ceremony on November 21.
→ Please see schedule/index.html for further details.
What kinds of skill categories do you have?
We have 38 official skills, 4 demonstration skills and 5 Host Member Skills.
→ Please see skillcategories/index.html for further details.
Where is the competition site?
It is located in Kadoike, Numazu City, Shizuoka (35°07’ N, 138°53’ E).
→ Please see location/index.html for further details.
Where will the Opening and Closing ceremonies be held?
The Opening Ceremony will be held at Granship Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center in Shizuoka city (34°59’ N, 138°25’ E).
The Closing Ceremony will be at Kira Messe Numazu in Numazu city (35°06’ N, 138°51’ E).
→ Please see ceremony/index.html for further details.
What is the temperature around the area of competition site in November?
The average high in November is 17 °C (62.6 °F) and the average low is 7 °C (44.6 °F).
How far is it from Narita International Airport to the competition site?
About 200km.
Travel time is about 3 1/2 hours by bus on the Tomei expressway or 2 1/2 hours by train when using Narita Express and Shinkansen (Bullet train) .
How much is the admission fee?
It is free.
How can I register for accommodation of competitors, experts and observers?
Accommodation Registration is only accepted through the Registration System.
→ Please see accommodation/index.html for further details.
I hear there is a Competitors’ Village. What does it look like?
We are organizing a Gotemba Kogen Resort called Tokinosumika for competitors.
I hear the International Abilympics will be held at the same time. Please tell me more.
The International Abilympics will be held in Shizuoka City for 3 days from November 15 to November 17, 2007.
The Opening ceremony will be held in November 14 together with the WorldSkills Competition.
→ Please see for further details.
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