Three middle distances • Three different terrains • Nice prizes to everyone
Kvarken Orienteering Festival 20-22/7/2017
True adventures in a World Heritage environment • Since 1971
D/H21A and B, H21C, D35-75, H35-85, D/H20, 18, 16, 14, 13 and 12, as well as 12TR, 10RR and 8RR.
5 km, 3 km and RR. Control rally
(Rastiralli) for 5-12 year olds, entry on site – open classes even pre-entry.
||– 17/7 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 35 € 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 17th 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 60-85, 12, TR and RR 1:7 500. In the second competition day all classes use map scale 1:7500. Contour interval 2,5 metres, printed 7/2017.
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 19th June we will give away a cruise across Kvarken to Umeå for two persons, including an archipelago dinner
near the competition centres.
in the competition centres.
Dressing and showers
in field conditions.
Josefin Torrkulla, tel. +358 (0)50 541 0650, e-mail josefin.torrkulla (at) gmail.com
News and updates
Stage 1, Thursday 20/7 • Kalapää, Vörå
On bedrock between a few fields. Liked by the R2 Finnish Championship Relay 2016 visitors.
from south at crossing of E8 and road 725, from north at crossing of E8 and road 718 and from east at crossing of road 718 and 725. About 15 minutes driving time from central Vörå.
at 6 pm.
IF Femman, event director Joakim Holmback, map creator Jussi Silvennoinen, course setter Pernilla Tunis, story teller Rasmus Tunis.
Stage 2, Friday 21/7 • Kolnebacken, Malax
Terrain filled with old sand pits. A unique challange on a new map.
from road 8, about 31 km south of Vasa. Five minutes drive.
in all classes in scale 1:7500.
at 6 pm.
Malax IF, event director Richard Strandberg, map creator Seppo Hartvik, course setter Tommy Holmback, story teller Håkan Jäntti, controller Karl Gustav Norrgrann Närpes OK.
Stage 3, Saturday 22/7 • Saarenpää, Vähäkyrö, Vaasa
Varied terrain, where bedrocks and cliffs offer additional challenges. The stones aren’t disturbing.
from central Vähäkyrö, road 717 and Jokivarsitie.
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.
Vaasan Suunnistajat, event director Pertti Välimaa, map creator Heikki Tamminen, course setters group leader Kalevi Mäki-Maunus, story teller Lasse Reinman, controller Heikki Tamminen, Suunta-Jurva.
Welcome! • Välkommen! • Tervetuloa!
IF Femman • Malax IF • Vaasan Suunnistajat