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LOW 2015 3 stage O-event in best Slovak region

Competition nameLOW 2015 3 stage O-event in best Slovak region
Start date20150417
End date20150419
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRužomberok
Club/organizerOrienteering club Ružomberok
Region of countryLiptov
Number of competition days3 /1-night, 2-days/
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number00421905683618
Contact postal addressKOŠ Ružomberok, Štefana Moyzesa 31, 03401 Ružomberok, SLOVAKIA
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions5 km
Latest entry date1.4. 2015
Entry fee (Euro)/from 3€ , to 9€ for day/
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)/25 € with wellness, 15€ guest house/
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)/from 2€, to 4€/
Event descriptionWe invite all competitors on 3 stage National Ranking race with international participation in beautiful surroundings in region Liptov / best region from Slovakia/, which is located between 3 national parks (Great Fatra, Low Tatras, West Tatras and near Hight Tatras).The new mapped area hiding beautiful karst rock formations and detailed terrain. This is the most beautiful rocky travertine area in our region. It contains a variety of rock formations, caves and tunnels (transitions) in the rocks. We hope that you will participate in large number so that we can prepare an interesting race for you again next year. We wish you to enjoy a new interesting terrain and courses. We prepared a photo competition for the participants of the event. We believe that you will participate in the photo competition. There are many beautiful places to see in Liptov nearby the competition center you can visit Vlkolínec - village on UNESCO list. Certainly it worth to visit the highest waterfall in the Low Tatras and the third highest in Slovakia - Brankovsky waterfall. For visitors is there many tourist attractions (3 aqua parks, from one discount price for entry, discount price for indoor sky diving). We offering exclusive accommodation at the race center Jazierce with wellness. We offering accommodation vouchers for winners. We look forward for you
Terrain descriptionThe first stage / also in night version / is suitable for beginners. It's mostly open terrain in a recreation area with plenty of lodges and private areas. A large number of controls will be in relatively simple terrain. For experienced several control points will be in even more challenging rocky terrain, where part of the map reaches. Stage 2 - National ranking race middle distance. Mountain hilly terrain, half open, runnable, moderately hilly part of the course reaches the karst rocky areas with plenty of rocks and boulders, which will be run in the stage 3. Stage 3 - map sample. National ranking race on middle distance. Beautiful karst area with plenty of rocks, boulders, caves, tunnels in the rocks mapped in great detail. Various runnability, and slightly more hilly, but also slightly flat terrain. For better readability map of larger scale will be used.
Training possibilitiesIndividual training - opportunity to participate in individual training on maps from last year event LOW 2014.At the UNESCO world heritage site - Vlkolínec, which is part of the town Ružomberok. Vlkolinec is located in Velka Fatra National Park below the majestic peak Sidorovo. Please send orders of maps by club to our club e-mail untill the closing date for entries.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.We prepared a photo competition for the participants of the event. Beautiful country side for hiking, skiing, walking, visiting caves. Near UNESCO world heritage site - Vlkolínec. For visitors is there many tourist attractions (3 aqua parks, from one discount price for entry, discount price for indoor sky diving). More information on web pages of event.
Street address of navigation point Jazierce Ružomberok, Biely Potok 034 01 Ružomberok
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