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Baltic Orienteering Championships

Competition nameBaltic Orienteering Championships
Start date20130518
End date20130519
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRuusmäe
Club/organizerEstonian Orienteering Federation, OK Võru
Region of countryVõrumaa
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
Contact email address
Contact phone number+372 5068377
Contact postal addressJüri 31, 65610 Võru, Võrumaa, Estonia
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions5
Latest entry date13.05
Entry fee (Euro)2-10
Event descriptionBaltic Orienteering Championships is an annual competition held between the teams of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus and St. Petersburg. BOC is held in categories MW 14, 16, 18, 20 and 21. First day is individual long distance, second day is relay for the national teams. Open competition is held together with the championships with individual races on both days.
Terrain descriptionTerrain: Southern slope of Haanja upland, absolute heights in the terrain vary between 215 a.s.l. in the northern part and 175 m a.s.l. in the southern part of the map. Maximum height difference on one slope is 20 m. Medium sized and small hills and depressions are interlaced by marshes of different shapes and sizes. The terrain is very variable in regard to contour features and vegetation. Mixed forest with spruces and pines dominating. Runnability is very varying, but mostly average. Network of roads, paths, and narrow rides is quite poor. Paths and narrow rides are often overgrown. Forested areas make up to 80% of the terrain.
Training possibilitiesBaltic Championships (national teams, WRE runners): Model event on Friday, 17.05 from 17:00-19:00 on a minor part of the competition map. Model event maps will be available at the event centre or as agreed with organizers prior to arrival. Baltic Masters Open Championships and Baltic Open Competition: Model event maps (part of competition map) are available on request. Map fee 1 EUR. Model event map request has to be indicated in the entry. Maps will be handed out at model event start area (follow the marked route from Ruusmäe) Additional training possibilities: Organisers offer additional training possibilities on following relevant map on request: Haanja: The request must be submitted to event director by May 12 as latest.
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Direct URL for live GPS tracking[Link]
Start time of live broadcast (CET)10:30
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