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KĀPA 2024 - XXXVII 3 day orienteering competition

Competition nameKĀPA 2024 - XXXVII 3 day orienteering competition
Start date20240628
End date20240630
CountryLatvia
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityDaugavpils
Club/organizerKāpa OK
Region of countryLatgale
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+371 29494087
Contact postal addressO.Vācieša ielā 24-7, Carnikava, LV–2163, Latvija
Latest entry date16.06.2024
Entry fee (Euro)40 - 60 EUR/ Price per all days
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5
Event descriptionThe largest orienteering sports event in the Baltics - 3 days long from Friday to Sunday with a pop-up tent city & stage for active people with all families. As part of the event, 60 groups of different lengths and ages are offered, inviting both beginners and experts for orienteering. Over 3 days, around 2,000 athletes from around 10 countries will compete for victory. Event organizers are Orienteering Club "Kāpa" and in 2024 event organized in cooperation with the municipality of Daugavpils state city, Latvian Orienteering Federation un Orienteering Club "Stiga". There are additional groups as M210 easy**, W210 easy** are for all the beginners – also for young ones born in 2006 and earlier. In the open groups DIR 1 – DIR 4 (direct entering) the runner may choose the preferred course length. WM8 until WM12* we offer marked courses supported by tapes on the terrain. Total prize fund for the event is up to 10 000 EUR and the winners of each day will be awarded with prizes. As well as the overall, prizes are given, in groups M21E and W21E 1st-6th place winners, in other groups 1st-3rd place winners. There will be a lottery of competitor’s number bibs during the closing ceremony. There will be prizes for best orienteering clubs and families. Each participant’s rating is measured by a point system.
Terrain descriptionThe area has a distinct relief of dunes with a slight height difference of 15m. Good runability.
Training possibilitiesTraining is possible on request before the event as well as interested athlete's can join our club training camps during Spring. Please write to our contact email and we can arrange different training possibilities.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Nature Park “Daugavas Loki” was created to preserve the unique natural complexes, natural, cultural and historical values and little transformed landscapes of the ancient valley of the Daugava on the site of Naujene to Kraslava. The bends of the ancient valley of the Daugava are considered to be the oldest geological formations in Latvia. The Nature Park “Daugavas Loki” was recognized as the NATURA 2000 territory in 2004, but in 2011 this park was included in the Latvian National UNESCO World Heritage List. “Wake It” Wakepark is located at Rugeļi Reservoir in Daugavpils and it is suitable for both professionals and beginners. NATURE PARK „DVIETES PALIENE” It is a world-scale unique flocking and nesting place for migratory birds where rare, natural and nearly unspoilt watergrasslands serve as home to a number of rare and protected species of plants and animals in Latvia and Europe. Rothko Museum is a multifunctional complex of contemporary art, culture and education situated in the Arsenal building at Daugavpils Fortress. It is the only place in Eastern Europe where the original masterpieces of the famous painter and the founder of the abstract expressionism Mark Rothko can be seen.
Street address of navigation point55.87023216344729, 26.62386676016088
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Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?No
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