Latvian championship in prolonged distance 2018


Latvian championship in prolonged distance 2018 – 1st bulletin

29th September 2018



Organizers: LOF and OK Saldus

Main referee – Oskars Zērnis



Sunday 29th September

Competition center – Krievukalni, Dobele district (scheme)

Till 11:00 arrival and registration
13:00 Start for competitors

15:00 prize giving



Mixed forest. The runability differs from good in areas where pine and spruce forest is growing to limited in areas with dense leaf forest and fallen trees. Terrain is rather hilly with distinct and large features. There are some steep slopes where the height difference can be up to 50 meters. Many differently sized marshes in the forest. Even in the marshes the runability differs from good to very limited. Generally there are only few paths and roads. .


MAP (old map: Vīpēža ezers)

Map author: Leonīds Malankovs and Edmunds Zvaigzne

Map drawn according to ISOM 2017 standard

Map drawn in 2017 - 2018

Scale: 1:10000 Contours: 2.5m

Till competition day it is not allowed to visit and train in area (except of competition “Kurzemes pavasaris”) of map Vīpēža ezers (Vīpēža ezers LOF_787_2005). Scheme here.




OPEN1– technically easy and short course

OPEN2 – average complexity and length course

*OPEN classes start in suitable time.



Planned according to LOF OS rules.



SPORTident AIR/contact mixed electronic punching system will be used. Competitor can choose punching type. SIAC chips will be available for rent - 1.50 EUR/day. Competitors who haven’t indicated personal SI card number in application will be allocated with rented SIAC card.
In case of losing hired Sport Ident card, competitor has to pay organizers full card value (65 EUR).



Till 23th September 23:59 online using LOF.LV system




The entry has to be transferred to bank account! (see below)

Registration date Price
01.01.18 – 16.09.18 13 EUR
17.09.17 – 23.09.17 15 EUR
MW 12-20, MW 60-80, OPEN
01.01.18 – 16.09.18 9 EUR
17.09.17 – 23.09.17 11 EUR


- Paying entry fee in cash on competition day, +50% of entry fee will be surcharged (amount depends from entry deadline). For each competitor receipt will be issued that may take long time.

- Participants who apply after 23.09.18 to vacancies, entry fee + 100% of the price on the last application date will be charged. When applying late, the start place is not guaranteed.

- Entry fees must transfered to the LOF account by each entry deadline. Electronic application via ODB.LV system is considered as guarantee for paying entry fee.

-OPEN can apply for participation in competition center for the last entry deadline price.

- If participants cancel their registration, the team does not arrive to the competition or the race is cancelled due to force majeure, the participation fee is not refunded.

OK Saldus bank details:

Orientēšanās klubs "Saldus"
Aspazijas 33-2, Saldus, LV-3801
Reģ. Nr.: 50008089151
Konta Nr.: LV77HABA0551009645960
Kods: HABALV22


If bill is required, please write to



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 winners of the 1st – 3rd places among the LOF registered orienteering club or individual members (ODB) will be awarded Latvian Championship medals (except MW21A, 21B and OPEN classes).



Cafe, WC, first-aid and refreshments.c





Information about the competition – homepage

Additional information – Oskars Zērnis, e-mail:, t. 29455360



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