Sprint – Bulletin 1 – Preliminary Information and Invitation

IOF

Riga Orienteering Sprint —
Easter Prize 2017

17 April 2017 Riga

Sprint Orienteering World Ranking Event – WRE

LOF

Riga Orienteering Sprint — Easter Prize 2017

Bulletin 1 – Preliminary Information and Invitation

Date

Event takes place on the Easter Monday – 17 April 2017 

Place

Riga, Sarkandaugava
Embargoed Area: map
The most recent orienteering map

Programme

  9:30 - 11:00 Arrival of competitors, registration
 11:15 For Elite classes – entry into quarantine zone closed (the closing time can be updated in Bulletin 2)
11:00 - 12:30 Start, by draw (free starting time for open classes)
13:30 Prize giving ceremony

Classes

M/W Elite – the best orienteers, no age limit
Age classes: M/W – 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 35, 45, 55, 65, 75
Direct class: DIR (no advance registration required)

Courses, starting order, punching

Foot orienteering, Sprint course
Starting order by draw, for Elite classes according to WRE rules
For Elite classes – quarantine zone before the start
Starting interval 1 minute
SportIdent punching, for elite classes – SIAC in contactless mode
Winning times for all courses 12-15 min.

Terrain and Map

Terrain: urban area – streets, yards, parks, recreational areas
Map: made in 2016 – 2017, map specification ISSOM-2007scale 1:4000, contours 2m

Dangerous Areas

Traffic will not be stopped during competition. The competitors should pay attention to traffic when running in the streets. When crossing the streets, please, make sure there is no traffic! The courses will cross tram line (3 trams per hour).
Riga City Council requirement - competitors shall follow the traffic rules!

Entries

Accepted no later than 11 April on the website of OK MONA: Entry Page

Entry Fee

Classes Regular entry fee Discounted entry fee, if paid by Bank transfer on/before 11 April Late entry fee SI-card hire
Elite € 8.00 € 7.00
€ 12.00 Free (SIAC)
12, 14, 16, 18 € 3.00 € 2.50
€ 4.50 € 1.00
21, 35, 45, 55 € 6.50 € 5.50
€ 10.00 € 1.00
65, 75 € 3.00 € 2.50
€ 4.50 € 1.00
DIR (age 21–59) € 4.00 € 1.00
DIR (age ...–20 and 60–...) € 2.00 € 1.00

Regular entry fee – for competitors, who register on/before 11 April, and pay entry fee by cash on the day of competition.
Discounted entry fee – for competitors who register and pay entry fee by bank transfer to the bank account of OK Mona on/before 11 April.
Juridiskās personas var saņemt rēķinu, rakstot uz parks@mona.lv. Lūdzu,norādiet savus rekvizītus.
Late entry fee – for competitors who have missed the entry deadline of 11 April.
To register changes for an entered competitor on the day of competition:
  • change of competitor, change of class € 2.00;
  • change of SI-card number – free of charge.
In the case of no-show, the entered competitors pay 50%.

Prizes

Prize:
  • to the winners of first six places in the Elite classes, and
  • to the winners of first three places in the Age classes.

Special Rules

Competitors participate at their own risk.
Competitors are not allowed in the competition area before the start; competitors are only allowed in the Event Center and warm-up area before the start.
Competitors of Elites classes shall be inside the quarantine zone before the start. Entry into the quarantine zone will be closed at 11:15 (the closing time can be updated in Bulletin 2).
Competitors are responsible for observing the correct starting times.
Competitors who have finished their courses may not contact competitors who have not started yet!

Service

Indoor area for competitors, luggage room
Car parking along the nearby streets. Please, follow the traffic rules
Food – please, look for public cafes

Other information

Sprint participants may register also for Trail-O. They will be offered late Trail-O starting times – after finishing the sprint course.
Other events taking place before and after Riga Sprint:

Supervision

IOF adviser – Jurģis Krastiņš

Organisers

Latvian Orienteering Federation, Orienteering Club MONA, co-financed by the Education, Culture and Sports Department of Riga City Council.
E-mail for information: parks@mona.lv

Account details for payment of entry fee:
Beneficiary: Orientesanas klubs MONA, biedriba
Beneficiary's Reg.No. LV40008022716
Account No (IBAN): LV24UNLA0050006006271
Bank: SEB banka
Bank code: UNLALV2X




http://mona.lv/

Event is organised by Orienteering Club MONA
co-financed by Education, Culture and Sports Department
of Riga City Council