Marathon

Latvian orienteering championship in prolonged distance 2016 – 1st bulletin

ORGANIZERS

LOF, Ozons un SK “Briksnis”

PLACE AND TIME

8th October 2016, Kausezers, Baldone district

Bulletin

Latvian orienteering championship in prolonged distance 2016 – 1st bulletin

8th October 2016

 

ORGANIZERS

LOF, Ozons un SK “Briksnis”

 

PROGRAMME

8th October 2016, Kausezers, Baldone district (scheme: here)

Coordinates Lat: 56.7447680 Lon: 24.5559986 (X: 534006 Y: 6289113)

 

Till 10:00 – arrival and registration

10:45 – opening ceremony

11:00 – mass start

14:00 – prize giving

 

TERRAIN

Basically, coniferous forest with undergrowth. Runnability from good to average. Forest lakes and swamps intersperses with medium-sized inland dune terrain forms. Different age clearings, regular narrow ride and road network.

 

MAPS

Existing maps: “Kausezers”, LOF Nr. 937 un “Kausupe”, LOF Nr. 970

Map maker: L. Malankovs

Map renewed in 2016.

In classes - SV 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21A and 35 map scale 1: 15 000, others - 1:10 000. Contours: 2.5m

It is forbidden to use maps  “Kausezers”, LOF Nr. 937 (here) un “Kausupe”, LOF Nr. 970 (here) for trainings till the beginning of competition. Embargoed terrain: here.

 

CLASSES

SV12,14,16,18,20,21E,21A*,21B*,35,40,45,50,55,60,65,70,75,80

* - open classes will not be awarded with Latvian championship title

 

ELECTRONIC PUNCHING SYSTEM

SPORTident electronic punching system will be used for all groups.
Participants who do not have their own SPORTident chip have to rent them at a fee of 1.00 EUR a day. It will be possible to try out the SPORTident punching near the finish area.

 

ONLINE ENTRY

Online till 3rd October 23:59 using lof.lv SYSTEM.

In case of changes write to egils.purins [at] gmail.com

 

 RESPONSIBILITY

Each competitor is fully responsible for own health status. For participants under the age of 18, responsibility is taken by parents or the person in the charge. Since traffic will not be closed, participants are obliged to comply with Latvian Republic traffic rules.

 

COMPETITORS AND PRIZE GIVING

Participation in competition without any restrictions, however Latvian champion titles will be awarded only to competitors who have registered Latvian orienteerist database (LOF club members or individually) and have paid LOF member fee. In all classes 1. – 3. Places will be awarded with sponsor prizes

 

TRAINING POSSIBILITIES

Maps from relevant terrains to competition area can be purchased by contacting orienteering club Ozons

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Jānis Tamužs, e-mail: tamuzsjanis [at] gmail.com, Tel.nr. +371 26685479

 

Embargo

Old map

970 937
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