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Kopaonik open 2017 -> Five-day six-stages orienteering challene

Competition nameKopaonik open 2017 -> Five-day six-stages orienteering challene
Start date20170712
End date20170716
CountrySerbia
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 competitions6 kilometers
Latest entry date02.07.2017.
Entry fee (Euro)10-15 euro per stage depending on entry date, discounts for M/W12 and M/W14
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 descriptionFor year 2017 under the ”Kopaonik open” we have prepared five-days with six-stages orienteering challenges. We are offering 5 days of various orienteering challenges for you, combination of two classic distances, then two middle and one sprint distance challenges ranked for “Kopaonik open 2017”, and promo downhill - uphill orienteering mix relay with the separate ranking for “The Cup of Raska 2017”, meaning initial training plus 6 competition stages in total. Just after closing the Kopaonik open 2017 championship, we will for the third time in the row organize Kopko O-camp, from 17th to 21st 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 descriptionThe terrains are situated in the National Park Kopaonik, on 1400 -1700 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 possibilitiesJust after closing the Kopaonik open 2017 championship, we will for the third time in the row organize Kopko O-camp, from 17th to 21st 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. Trainings that we are planning are follows: intervals with a map (with or without roads on the map), corridor (classic map), clouds (classic map), picking controls (with or without roads on the map), butterflies (with or without roads on the map), long route choice (classic map), middle distance odd and even (with or without roads on the map), memory (classic map). Every evening, we will organize evening meetings, sessions dedicated to analysis of training courses. The final training schedule will be defined in bulletin 2. All trainings will be evenly distributed. Maps - ISOM standards; stands: 2016/2017, 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. Training camp price is 70 euro for complete program, or 10 euro per training (10% discount for Kopaonik open 2017 participants). For more information & registration please follow the Kopaonik open 2017 website & our FB page, or contact us on info@kopaonikopen.org
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.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 results available?Yes
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Live GPS tracking available?No
Live TV available?No
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