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Kopaonik open 2016

Competition nameKopaonik open 2016
Start date20160713
End date20160717
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityRaska
Club/organizerThe sports association “Jasenica”
Region of countryCrossroads between Central and Southeast Europe
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+381 60 000 59 00
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions12 kilometers
Latest entry date05.07.2016
Entry fee (Euro)10-15 euro per stage depending on entry date, discounts for M/W12,14 and competitors that participate all races
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)10-20 euro per day per person
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)There is no possibility of the camp, as Kopaonik is National park
Event description For year 2016 we have prepared 2 events under the ”Kopaonik open”: “Kopaonik open 2016“ - Five-day five-stages orienteering challenge, “The Cup of Raska 2016” - Downhill orienteering challenge and “Kopko O-camp 2916”. We are offering 5 days of orienteering challenges for you, combination of one classic and one long distances, then two middle and one sprint distance challenges plus one downhill orienteering challenge with the separate ranking, meaning initial training plus 6 competition stages in total. Just after closing the Kopaonik open 2016 championship, we organize Kopko O-camp that will take place from 18th to 22th of July, on Kopaonik. It will contain 8 trainings, scheduled in 5 days, one training on Monday, two trainings per day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and one training on Friday.
Terrain description The terrains are situated in the National Park Kopaonik, on 1300 -1500 meters above the sea level. Terrains are wooded , with larch forests, with a lot of micro details, interspersed with rocks, stones and mountain streams. It is categorized as technically demanded.
Training possibilities Kopko O-camp will take place from 18th to 22th of July, on Kopaonik, just after closing the Kopaonik open 2016 championship. It will contain 8 trainings, scheduled in 5 days, one training on Monday, two trainings per day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and one training on Friday. Trainings that we are planning are follows: - intervals with a map (without roads on the map) - corridor (classic map) - clouds (classic map) - picking controls (without roads on the map) - butterflies (without roads on the map) - long route choice (classic map) - middle distance odd and even ((without roads on the map, in pairs) - memory (classic map) - every evening, we will organize evening meetings, sessions dedicated to analysis of training courses The training schedule will be defined in bulletin 2. All trainings will be evenly distributed Maps - ISOM standards; stands: 2015/2016, scale: 1:10.000, e=5 Punching System - For verification of control and time keeping will be used electronic Sport Ident system (training mode) Classes: A – hard, B – medium and C – beginners Recommended age is 15+ but in case of minimum 10 registration for the younger classes, we will extend camp for the age from 8 to 15 years. Training camp price is 70 euro for complete program, or 10 euro per training (10% discount for Kopaonik open 2016 participants). For more information & registration please follow the Kopaonik open 2016 website & our FB page, or contact us on
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc. There are many possibilities for hiking: “Canyon of River Samokovka”, "Treska & Sunny valley ", “Pancic peak &” Suvo Rudiste”, “The waterfall of Jelovarnik”, “The sanctuary of Metodje”. Recommended half-day trips: The visit of Raska and enjoyment + refreshment at the swimming pool in Raska, The visit to Novi Pazar, The visit to Vrnjacka spa, The visit of Josanicka spa, The visit to Devil's Town. Other activities: Various offer of the spa center and other offer of the Kopaonik hotels, bike rental, quad rental, cable car ride to the top of Pancic or else, usage of tennis courts, usage of courts for basketball and football…
Street address of navigation pointDriving direction coordinates: 43.286234, 20.809197
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Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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