Three middle distances • Three different terrains • Nice prizes to everyone
Kvarken Orienteering Festival 21-23/7/2016
Orienteering adventure i World Heritate Site environment • Since 1971
D/H21A and B, H21C, D35-75, H35-85, D/H20, 18, 16, 14, 13 and 12, as well as 12TR and 10RR.
5 km, 3 km and RR. Control rally
(Rastiralli) for 5-12 year olds, entry on site – open classes even pre-entry.
||– 18/7 at 4 pm
The fees should be paid through the online competition calendar Irma
when entering. If you represent a foreign club, another alternative is Vaasan Suunnistajat’s account at Vaasan Osuuspankki, IBAN: FI89 5670 0820 1998 32, BIC: OKOYFIHH. Inform competitor name, class and competition days.
Fees on site
in the Open classes 30 € for three days or 12 €/day, Control rally 3 €/day.
for all the three days at the latest Saturday 16th July via Irma
. When entering, please inform us about your Emit card number. If you have not entered any card number, we will automatically reserve a rental card for you. The Emit rental cost is 5€/card. Class- and Emit-changes: 2 €.
at 2 x the ordinary fee, by Monday 18th July 16.00 EET at the latest, via Irma.
Course lengths and expected winning times
Middle distance in all the other classes on Thursday. On Friday and Saturday middle distance plus 5–10 minutes.
Chasing start final
on Saturday in D/H21A and 20, 18 and 16, according to the results after the two first stages.
scale 1:10 000. In the classes D and H 70-85, 12, TR and RR 1:7 500. Contour interval 2,5 metres, printed 6/2016.
in the main categories D21A and H21A training grants to the three best overall: 1) 300€, 2) 200€, 3) 100€. The winners receive the Ring of the King Trophy for one year – and a 100€ gift voucher to the Noname
webshop. The best juniors in D/H21A will receive bonus
All participants will be awarded
after finishing each day. The best overall will receive prizes on the final day. Prizes are also distributed in a lottery among all participants, among everyone that has entered by 20th June we will give away one cruise over Kvarken by ferry with an Archipelago dinner
near the competition centres.
in the competition centres.
Dressing and showers
in field conditions.
Hannu Uusi-Pohjola tel. +358 (0)50 5919101, e-mail hannu.uusi-pohjola (at) backman-trummer.fi
News and updates
Stage 1, Thursday 21/7 • Söderfjärden, Solf
To the hill. On a new map. On the others side of the crater.
from road 8 in Malax and from the crossing of road 673 and Malax-Söderfjärdsvägen.
at 6 pm.
Solf IK, event director Sonja Friman, map creator Caj Snickars, course setter Virpi Snickars, Caj Snickars, Therése Lervik, Jan Enegren, story teller Ann-May Carlson-Wikström, controller Ossi Peltola Vaasan Suunnistajat.
Stage 2, Friday 22/7 • Kuckus, Vörå
On bedrock. In woods. Road to Finnish Championship Relay this autumn.
from crossing of road 718 and 7292 (Tuckor-Kimo).
at 6 pm.
IF Femman, event director Bengt Tunis, course setter Mikael Bäck, children’s courses Pernilla Tunis, story teller Rasmus Tunis, controller Tommy Löfroth Malax IF.
Stage 3, Saturday 23/7 • Björknäs, Malax
International challange. From scrubby marshes to bedrock hills.
from road 8 at Långåminne, a 15 minutes drive.
11 am. Chasing start in D/H21A, 20, 18 and 16. Those who are more than 30 minutes behind the leader or do not have an overall result will start at the end of the field, with interval start.
Malax IF, event director Richard Strandberg, map creators Seppo Hartvik and Richard Strandberg, course setters Bengt Lillsjö, Stefan Höstman, Jonas Vesterback, Mauri Pensas, story teller Håkan Jäntti, controller Karl Gustav Norrgrann Närpes OK.
Welcome! • Välkommen! • Tervetuloa!
…as well to the Finnish Championships in Vaasa and Vörå 17-18/9 2016.
Solf IK • IF Femman • Malax IF