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European Orienteering Championships 2018 & World Cup Round 1

Competition nameEuropean Orienteering Championships 2018 & World Cup Round 1
Start date20180505
End date20180513
CountrySwitzerland
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityLugano
Club/organizerASTI
Region of countryTicino
Number of competition days5
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone number+41916051553
Contact postal addressVia Campagnola 3, CH – 6928 Manno
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions35Km
Latest entry date31.01.2018
Entry fee (Euro)100
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)100-140 per day
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)90 all EOC2018
Event descriptionWe are very pleased to welcome participants, trainers and fans who will visit our region in 2018 in occasion of the European Championships (EOC2018) and the Swiss 5-days event of orienteering running.
Terrain descriptionHilly terrain with steep slopes and deep valleys, few paths, mostly good runnability and with good visibility. City, very good runnability. Closed oak forest, moderately hilly, with some paths, mainly good runnability, visibility varies but mainly good. Chestnuts and birch forest with some clearings, steep slopes, deep valleys, few paths, mainly good runnability, visibility varies but mainly good.
Training possibilitiesThere are some fixed trainings set in the following forests: - Cademario Nord and Cademario Sud - Sonvico and Villa Luganese - Cima di Medeglia - Arcegno - Roveredo - Taverne The latter maps, with all controls or suggested courses, are available. For more specific information please contact: training@eoc2018.ch
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.A lot of sport, but also a lot of tourism. For ten days Ticino will in attract the attention of regional, national and international media. It will be an important occasion not only to share a great passion, but also to admire the beauties of the landscape: mountains, lakes, streams, castles and typical villages… the wonders of Ticino are really many and all to be explored!
Live results available?Yes
Live GPS tracking available?Yes
Live TV available?Yes
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