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Velikden Cup 2014

Competition nameVelikden Cup 2014
Start date20140418
End date20140421
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityTargovishte
Club/organizerVariant 5
Region of countryTargovishte
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone numberSUI: +41 79 226 13 27, BUL: +359 88 880 73 64
Contact postal addressOrienteering Club "Variant 5" Dian Bonev P.O. Box 234 7700 Targovishte Bulgaria
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions20
Latest entry date30-03-2014
Entry fee (Euro)35-55
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)1
Event descriptionVELIKDEN CUP 2014 – Four days of Orienteering during Easter in the hearth of Bulgaria – Targovishte. Dear Orienteers, Exploring the wide oakforests of north-­eastern Bulgaria and getting an impression of Bulgarian cuisine and culture during Easter festivities: That’s what the orienteering event Velikden-Cup offers in 2014.
Terrain descriptionAll competitions will take place on new maps. The fieldwork will be done in late 2013 and early 2014 by Bulgaria’s well-known mapper Dian Bonev. The forests in Targovishte region are mainly mixed forests with big parts of oak and beech – good runnability! Lots of little creeks, gullies, ditches, trenches, foxhowls and rocks add some thrill to the interesting and hilly terrain. For last years maps go to:
Training possibilitiesThere is a wide range of training maps in Targovishte area suitable for trainings. Please let the organizer know your needs. Don't hesitate.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.VelikdenCup can easily be combined with an extended holiday in Bulgaria. From the event center it takes only two hours to the Black Sea coast. There are many other interesting historical places and more.
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