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POM 2017

Competition namePOM 2017
Start date20170225
End date20170228
CountryPortugal
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityPortalegre
Club/organizerGD4Caminhos
Region of countryCentre
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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URL for invitation[Link]
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+351936264216
Contact postal addressAv.D. Maria II, Matosinhos
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions22Km
Latest entry date13th February
Entry fee (Euro)10,00€
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)40,00€
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)10,00€
Event descriptionFor the third time in its history, Grupo Desportivo dos Quatro Caminhos organizes the Portugal O’ Meeting. In 2003 the chosen place was Minho (Paredes de Coura and Viana do Castelo). As in 2011 the POM 2017 is back to Alentejo where it merges with our event of choice, North Alentejano “O” Meeting. Three neighbor Counties with excellent conditions for Tourism and Sports of Nature (Portalegre, Alter do Chγo and Crato) join hands and work together to create an unforgettable event. The Portugal “O” Meeting is a foot orienteering event, integrated in IOF’s World Ranking (IOF WRE) and in the Portuguese Orienteering Federation’s Cup, open to people of any age, that may participate in the competition or open classes, individually, or in group. The Portugal “O” Meeting will be composed by the following events: • February, 23rd and 24th – Model events; • February, 25th – Middle distance – Crato (Aldeia da Mata); • February, 25th – Night Sprint – Alter do Chγo; • February, 26th – Long distance – Crato (Aldeia da Mata); • February, 26th – PreO – Alter do Chγo (Alter Stud Farm); • February, 27th – Middle distance WRE Candidate (NAOM 2017) – Portalegre; • February, 28th – Long distance – Portalegre
Terrain descriptionOpen land with scattered olive trees with some rocky and vegetation details.
Training possibilitieshttp://pom.pt/2017/en/training-camps/
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.http://www.visitalentejo.pt/en/
Street address of navigation pointhttps://www.google.com/maps/place/Castelo+de+Alter+do+Ch%C3%A3o/@39.198709,-7.657162,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x6eab2341cc09bb4a!8m2!3d39.199!4d-7.6586
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Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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