Sprint – Bulletin 2 – Invitation

IOF

Riga Orienteering sprint  —
Easter Prize 2019

22 April 2019 Riga

LOF

Riga Orienteering Sprint — Easter Prize 2019
Bulletin 2 – Invitation

Date

Event takes place on the Easter Monday – 22 April 2019

Place

Riga, Uzvaras parks – Āgenskalns
The most recent orienteering map 
Embargoed area – partial embargo. It is allowed to cross/stay in the restricted area, but not to exercise, use an orienteering map, check the route choices etc. Full embargo from 8:00 on the day of competition.

Programme

  9:30 - 11:00 Arrival of competitors, registration
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
Open classes: OPEN-S (short course), OPEN-L (long course)

Courses, starting order, punching

Foot orienteering, Sprint course

For Elite and Age Classes

Starting order by draw 
Starting interval 1 minute
SportIdent punching – in contactless mode (SIAC card needed) or in classic mode (any other SI card valid) 
Winning times for all courses 12-15 min.

For Open Classes

Free starting time between 11:00 and 12:30
SportIdent punching
Competitors register online or at the Event Centre, and choose between 2 courses: OPEN-S (short course), OPEN-L (long course)

Terrain and Map

Terrain: park, urban areas – park, streets, multi-apartment and individual housing, some public and business buildings, yards, recreational areas
Map: made in 2018, renewed in 2019, map specification ISSOM-2007

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! 
Riga City Council requirement – competitors shall follow the traffic rules!

Entries

For Elite and Age classes – accepted from 20 February to 17 April on the LOF registration site. From 18 April – into available vacancies only, late entry fee.
For open classes – accepted from 20 February to 17 April on the LOF registration site, or at the Event Center on the competition day.

Entry Fee

Classes Entry and payment until 10 April Payment from 11 April Late Entry fee (entry from 18 April – into available vacancies) Classic 
SI-card hire*
Contactless SIAC-card hire*
Elite € 9.00
€ 11.00 € 13.00 € 1.00 € 1.50
12, 14 € 3.00 € 4.00 € 5.00 € 1.00 € 1.50
16, 18 € 4.00 € 5.00 € 6.00 € 1.00 € 1.50
21, 35, 45, 55 € 8.00
€ 10.00 € 12.00 € 1.00 € 1.50
65, 75 € 4.00 € 5.00 € 6.00 € 1.00 € 1.50
OPEN-S/L (YoB 1960–1998) € 5.00 € 6.00 € 1.00
OPEN-S/L (YoB ...–1959 and 1999–...) € 2.00 € 3.00 € 1.00

Please, pay entry fee by bank transfer to the bank account of OK Mona, or by cash on the day of competition. 
Legal persons may request an invoice at parks@mona.lv. Please,specify your payment details.
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%.
For open classes OPEN-S and OPEN-L competitors register at the day of competition, and make cash payment, or they may register/pay online before/on 17 April.
* In the case of lost SPORTident card the competitor shall pay: € 47 for lost SI-card and € 62 for lost SIAC card.

Prizes

Prize:
  • to the winners of the first six places in Elite classes, and
  • to the winners of the 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 are responsible for observing the correct starting times.
Competitors who have finished their courses may not contact the competitors who have not started yet!

Service

Luggage room
Car parking along the nearby streets. Please, follow the traffic rules

Other information

Sprint competitors may register also for Trail-O. They will be offered late Trail-O starting times – after finishing the sprint course.

Supervision

LOF adviser – Volli Kukk

Organisers

Latvian Orienteering Federation, Orienteering Club MONA, co-financed by the Education, Culture and Sports Department of Riga City Council.
  • Event Director – Pēteris Zariņš 
  • Competition Director – Juris Cebulis 
  • Map – Mikus Puriņš
  • Courses – Egīls Puriņš 
  • Registration and results – Egīls Puriņš 
  • Start – Jānis Nāgelis
  • 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 Latvian Orienteering Federation, and
Orienteering Club MONA, 
co-financed by Education,
Culture and Sports Department
of Riga City Council