Sprint — Bulletin 3 — Event Information

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Riga Orienteering Sprint — Easter Prize 2016

28 March 2016, Riga

Stage 1 of Latvia Sprint Cup

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Riga Orienteering Sprint — Easter Prize 2016

Bulletin 3 — Event Information

Date

  • Event takes place on the Easter Monday – 28 March 2016

Place

  • Riga, Imanta
  • Event Centre – Riga Imanta Secondary School (Kurzemes prospekts 158)
  • Map 

Classes

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

Courses, Starting Order, Punching

Elite Classes and Age Classes

  • Foot orienteering, sprint
  • Interval start; by draw
  • Starting interval 1 minute
  • Startlist
  • Punching system Sport-Ident, for elite classes – SIAC in contactless mode
  • Winning times for all courses 12-15 min.

Direct Classes

  • Sprint course (class DIR-SPRINT) or course with controls in no specific order, any number of controls to be visited (class DIR-WALK); freely selected starting time.
  • Old-style needle punching – on the map.
  • No time control for class DIR-WALK; the result is formed by the number of visited controls as long as the competitor finishes before 13:00.

Course Length

 Class Course (km)
ME 2.8
WE 2.6
M12 2.3
M14 2.4
M16 2.4
M18 2.8
M21 2.8
M35 2.6
M45 2.4
M55 2.4
M65
2.3
M752.3
W12
1.9
W14
2.1
W16
2.4
W18
2.4
W21
2.4
W35
2.4
W45
2.1
W55
1.9
W65
1.9
W751.9
 DIR-SPRINT2.4

Programme

Elite Classes and Age Classes

9:30 - 11:00 Arrival, registration (competitors are only allowed in the Event Center and Warm-up area before the start)
11:00 - 12:30 Start
13:30 Prize giving ceremony

Direct Classes

10:30 - 12:30 Arrival, registration, instruction
11:00 - 12:30 Start (free start time)
till 13:00 Finish (to be listed, competitors have to arrive before the Finish closes)

Terrain and Map

  • Terrain: residential area – multi-apartment houses, family houses, recreational areas
  • Map: made in 2015–2016, map specification  ISSOM-2007., scale 1:5000, contours 2m, size A4 (210x297 mm)

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 not cross any major streets with heavy traffic.
  • Riga City Council requirement - competitors shall follow the traffic rules!

Entries

  • Elite Classes and Age Classes may enter from 15 February to 22 March (at 23:59) on the OK Mona web-page, or by e-mail: parks@mona.lv, or by phone +371-26551920 ask for Mārīte. After 22 March - entries will be limited to the available vacancies on the start list.
    • The following information should be provided when entering: Country, Club, Name and Surname, year of birth, class, personal SI-card No (if any).
  • For Elite Classes, organizers may restrict number of competitors, if exceeding ~50.
  • Direct classes register at the Event Center, no advance registration required.

Entry Fee

Classes Regular entry fee, if paid on the day of competition Discounted entry fee, if paid by Bank transfer till 22 March
Late entry fee SI-card hire
Elite € 6.50 € 5.50
€ 9.50
free (SIAC)
12, 14, 16, 18 € 3.00 € 2.50
€ 4.50
€ 1.00
21, 35, 45, 55 € 6.50 € 5.50 € 9.50 € 1.00
65, 75 € 3.00 € 2.50 € 4.50 € 1.00
DIR-SPRINT
€ 3.00
(juniors up to 18 -
free entry)
DIR-WALK
 Free entry

  • Regular entry fee – for competitors, who register till 22 March, and pay entry fee on the day of competition by cash.
  • Discounted entry fee – for competitors who register and pay entry fee by bank transfer to the bank account of OK Mona till 22 March.
  • Late entry fee – for competitors who have missed the entry deadline of 22 March.
  • 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%
  • Competitors of direct classes – DIR-SPRINT and DIR-WALK register and pay entry fee (if applicable) by cash on the day of competition

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 are responsible for observing the correct starting times.
  • Competitors who have finished their courses may not contact competitors who have not started yet!
  • Except in the case of an accident, Direct Class competitors are not allowed to provide assistance to Elite Class and Age Class competitors during the competition!
  • Spiked or studded shoes are not allowed.

Map samples

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

  • A special course (DIR-WALK) will be offered to non-competitors: no time control, controls in no specifc order (see: Direct Classes)
  • Sprint participants may register also for Trail-O at discounted fees. They will be offered late Trail-O starting times after finishing the sprint course.

Organisers

  • Latvian Orienteering Federation, Orienteering Club MONA, co-financed by the Education, Culture and Sports Department of the Riga Municipality.
    • Event Director – Pēteris Zariņš
    • Competition Director – Juris Cebulis
    • Map and courses – Ainārs Lagzdiņš
    • Registration and Results – Egīls Puriņš
    • Start – Jānis Nāgelis
    • Finish – Jānis Busenbergs
    • Open classes – Dzintra Busenberga
  • E-mail for information: parks@mona.lv

  • Account details for payment of entry fee:
    • Beneficiary: Orientesanas klubs MONA, biedriba
    • Beneficiary's Reg.No: 40008022716
    • Account No (IBAN): LV24UNLA0050006006271
    • Bank: SEB banka
    • Bank code: UNLALV2X