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South American Orienteering Championship and Latin Cup

Competition nameSouth American Orienteering Championship and Latin Cup
Start date20241011
End date20241014
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityMedellin
Club/organizerLiga Orientación Antioquia
Region of countryColombia
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?Yes
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+573002799625
Contact postal addresscalle 37 sur # 37 30
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions30 km
Latest entry date1/10/2024
Entry fee (Euro)55
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)15
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)5
Event descriptionThe Colombian Orienteering Federation and the Antioquia Orienteering League are pleased to welcome you to the V South American Orienteering Championship and XXIX Latin Cup which will offer you a high-quality sports experience where you will get to know the natural beauty of Antioquia, Colombia. Participants from all around the world, like you, will meet for 4 days to share and enjoy the terrains and landscapes of the east of Antioquia while displaying their skills with the compass and the map. We hope you enjoy your trip through this magic land and all the places that, with our sponsors and allies, we have prepared for your enjoyment, and we hope you can make great memories and experiences from this land. This event will be the frame of four orienteering titles as the South American Elite (SAOC), Junior (SAJOC), and Youth (SAYOC) Orienteering Championship, and the Latin Cup (CPL). Besides, this event will have master and open category. The SAOC Event centre will be located in Marinilla, an historic traditional town that will receive the participants with their well-known hospitality. Thanks! Organizing team.
Terrain descriptionThere will be 3 competitions within the event: first, an urban Sprint in the touristic town of Guatapé, a colourful place with narrow passages and surrounded by a majestic mirror of water. Second, a long distance competition in the Parque Arví, the main lung of Medellín city, where participants will run in a magic forest with several paths and a panoramic view of the “eternal spring city”, as Medellín is known. Last, a middle distance competition in a high visibility terrain, located at the side of the Jose María Córdova International Airport, in Rionegro, economic hub of the region.
Training possibilitiesComing soon
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.
Street address of navigation pointcalle 37 sur # 37 30
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