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Cupa "VELIKDEN" 2009

Competition nameCupa "VELIKDEN" 2009
Start date20090417
End date20090420
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTargoviste, Bulgaria
Club/organizerClub po orientirane "Variant 5", Targoviste
Region of countryNortheastern Bulgaria
Number of competition days4 days
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+41 79 226 13 27 (for English and German speakers)
Contact postal addressP.O. Box 13, BG-7700 Targoviste
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions0 km to max. 30 km
Latest entry dateMarch 22nd, 2009
Entry fee (Euro)40 Euro (all starts included)
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)15 to 30 Euro
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5 Euro
Event descriptionFour days of orienteering during Orthodox Easter – on new maps in the oak-forests of Bulgaria, followed by evenings with nice food, music and dances: That is what you can expect from our traditional orienteering-event Cupa «Velikden». Cupa "Velikden" is Bulgarias main O-event in springtimes, traditionally with many guests from neighbouring Serbia, Romania, Turkey and teams of other European countries.
Terrain descriptionA variety of terrains with mixed vegetation (oak, beech, pines, scrubs), mainly good runnability, flat to hilly, with ditches, gullies, rocks and other small objects, a few small creeks.

Training possibilitiesThere are plenty of training maps in the area of Targoviste - mapped by the mapper of Cupa "Velikden". If you look for trainings before the competitions, contact the organizers for assistance.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Targoviste... ... is only two hours by car from the Black Sea Coast. The city of Varna is a good day-trip. ... is only one hour by car from Danube-river and the City of Rousse ... hosts many typical restaurants, 2 churches, 1 mosque, squares, parks ... is good for hiking and marvellous for ORIENTEERING ... can be reached easy by train or bus from Sofia or Varna
Street address of navigation pointTargovishte, Bulgaria
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