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Oceania Championships & Round 1 2015 World Cup

Competition nameOceania Championships & Round 1 2015 World Cup
Start date20150102
End date20150111
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityLaunceston/Swansea
Club/organizerOrienteering Tasmania
Region of countryTasmania
Number of competition days8
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+61 417 163 961
Contact postal addressPO Box 339, Sandy Bay Tasmania 7006 Australia
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30 to 90 minutes depending on accommodation choices
Latest entry date30 Nov 2014
Entry fee (Euro)From 10 to 37 depending on event and class
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)50-100
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5-20
Event descriptionOceania Championships in sprint, middle, long and relay for all age classes and abilities plus World Cup in sprint, middle and long
Terrain descriptionSprint - University campus with some areas of parkland, ornamental gardens and areas of detailed buildings. Middle - Intricate granite terrain with many cliffs and boulders and areas of broken rocky ground. Variable runnability. Some steeper slopes. Long - Principally gully spur terrain with areas of complex granite and small areas of remnant alluvial tin mining. Runnability generally very good. Bands of thick vegetation and marshes in major gullies provide challenges in route selection.
Training possibilitiesContact Kim Nankervis +61 400 634 328
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Where else can you find an island at the “ edge of the world” that has an abundance of fantastic orienteering terrain, UNESCO listed natural heritage featuring some of the globe’s last temperate wilderness areas, wonderful food and wine, superb white sandy beaches with lichen covered granite headlands, a vibrant arts and cultural scene and great hospitality.
Street address of navigation pointSwansea, Tasmania
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