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JWOC TOUR

Competition nameJWOC TOUR
Start date20130701
End date20130706
CountryCzech Republic
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityHradec Králové
Club/organizerHradec Králové Association of Orienteering Sport
Number of competition days6
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+420 607 783 498
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions70
Latest entry date28 Feb 2013, 15 Apr 2013, 31 May 2013
Entry fee (Euro)36, 36, 48
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)30-40
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)2-4
Event descriptionHradec Králové Association of Orienteering Sport welcomes you to 6-days International Orienteering Competition during JWOC 2013 in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. Why to take part in JWOC Tour? Explore five reasons! 0. BEST JUNIORS LIVE! You will run in the same spectacular terrains as JWOC competitors. Each stage will feature different kind of terrain. For the first time in the history of the JWOC, there will be a LIVE TV coverage! For spectators, this mean big screeen in the arena with GPS information and pictures from the forest! And speaking by Per Forsberg! 1. JWOC O-SHIRT FOR FREE! Runners registered for all 6 stages on or before February 28, 2013 will receive the ISC o-shirt for free. 2. JWOC Tour IN THEATERS WINGS! You can experience the incredible Hradec International Festival! :) - Theatre of European Regions , which takes place June 21 - 30. The six official scenes and circus stages, along with many improvised presentations, attract more than 50,000 spectators each year. 3. SEX, ORIENTEERING AND ROCK FOR PEOPLE! Do you like music? Rock For People, June 2 - 5, Hradec Králové airport - over 200 bands, DJ's and other performers, including theatrical groups on more than 10 stages. That will be the 2013 edition of four day musical festival Rock for People. Since one stage does not count into your overall results, you can use this day-off and visit Rock For People. 4. CHARLIE STRAIGHT SAID YES! Moreover, there are few more but huge actions!! Very popular Czech indie-rock band Charlie Straight will perform just for JWOC and JWOC Tour participants in the evening of July 4! 5. ORIENTEERING WILL BE SEEN! Do you rememeber Swiss O-week and the videos taken from each stage presented in the evening in the city centre pubs? We will do the same! We are looking forward to you!
Terrain descriptionStage 1 – pre-alpine moderately hilly to hilly terrain form consisting of several ridges and valleys, 450-650 m above sea level (asl.). Very good runnability, mostly coniferous forest, developed irregular network of forest roads and paths, 2nd World War fortification objects. Stage 2 – recreational forest with a regular network of forest roads and paths, overall flat with many vegetation details. Stage 3 – pre-alpine forest, both broadleaved and coniferous, with stony slopes, (550-710 m asl.), crowned by cliffs up to 10 m high. Plenty of boulders up to 5 m high, uneven ground, runnability in places significantly limited by stony ground, sparse network of paths, variable density of vegetation. Stage 4 – pre-alpine forest, both broadleaved and coniferous, with stony slopes, plenty of boulders up to 5 m high, uneven ground, runnability in places significantly limited by stony ground, sparse network of paths, variable density of vegetation. Stage 5 – historical city centre with irregularly developed network of roads, housing development with arcades, terraces with walls, or yards inside the housing blocks, and partly park area with a lot of roads, grass, flower beds and hedges. Stage 6 - terrain is overall flat with some gentle slopes (260-290 m asl.), a regular network of forest roads and paths, many vegetation details. Runnability varies from excellent to poor.
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