BULLETIN 3 , Baltic Orienteering championships

[4th BULLETIN], SCHEME 26.05, SCHEME 27.05

25-27th  May 2018, Tartaks, Krāslava Municipality

From 16.00 till 21.00  Arrival and accreditation in Krāslava State Gymnasium                                             
From 16.00 Model area, “Tartaks” area
        (Model maps can be obtained in competition centre). See scheme
10.30 Opening ceremony for Baltic  Championships
11.00 Long distance start
15.00 Prize giving, “Tartaks” area
 Till 15:00 Submission of relay applications
18.00 Team leaders meeting, Cafe "Todes" (Rigas iela 58, Kraslava)
11.30 Starts of the relay for national teams, “Tartaks” area
14.00 Prize giving and closing ceremony

Competition center
Competition center: “Upes krastmalas”, Ūdrīši parish, Krāslava Municipality, Latvia (scheme: here)
Event office – Krāslava State Gymnasium, Raiņa iela 25, Krāslava, Krāslava Municipality
Map and terrain
Map: „Tartaks” LOF 1170,Map maker: Leonīds Malankovs, drawn in 2017 – 2018.
Scale: Long distance – 1:15000, for classes MW16E, MW18E, MW20E, MW21E; 1:10000 for MW14E class;
Relay all classes scale – 1:10000.
Contours after 2.5 m. Map made using LĢIA digital relief model materials. Maps in plastic bags, control descriptions on maps and additionally at start.

Coniferous forest prevails. Terrain is rich in various relief forms. Maximal height difference is 50 meters. Runnability is good and medium.

Dangerous places
Competitors will have to cross road V635 with small traffic intensity. Crossing points will be controlled. Please be careful!

Old map (click to expand)

Forbidden areas
Map LOF no. 1170 (2017) “Tartaks” is forbidden to use for trainings or competition until  27.05.2018. Map here

Baltic championships – Long
W14E, W16E, W18E, W20E, W21E*
M14E, M16E, M18E, M20E, M21E*
*In MW21E classes competition takes place in WRE ranking event. Results in these classes are not valuated in Latvian Cup ranking. All other classes are will be evaluated in Latvian Cup ranking.
Relay(3 leg)
W16E, W20E, W21E
M16E, M20E M21E
In all classes forking method will be used.

The relay applications must be handed in registration till 15:00. Written application forms wil be available in accreditation packs and in comptition centre.

Course lengths

Long distance
Class Length (km) KP Class Length (km) KP
M21E 14.6 21 W21E 9.3 16
M20E 9.8 15 W20E 6.9 13
M18E 8.5 17 W18E 6.6 14
M16E 6.6 14 W16E 5.0 14
M14E 4.2 11 W14E 3.5 9
Clas Length (km) KP Class Length (KM) KP
M21E 6.7 17 W21E 5.4 15
M20E 6.0 15 W20E 5.1 15
M16E 4.2 11 W16E 3.6 10

Competiton center - start for long distance - 300m
Competition center - parking- 0 - 300m

Registration and entry fees

Participation fee for national teams in accordance with the regulations of Baltic Championships 2015-2018.
Application deadline 20.05.2018
Teams must fill in the online form which access data will be sent to country federations by 20.02.2018.
Classes M21E and W21E will start according to WRE standings, for other classes start order will be drawn.
In cases of changes applications write to Karlis Osis (lvkaos@inbox.lv)

Entry fees has to be transferred to LOF account by 20.05.2018
Reg.Nr.: 40008021960
IBAN: LV14RIKO0002013111372
Address: Grostonas iela 6b, Rīga, LV-1013, Latvija
If bill is needed, write to lof@lof.lv

Technical information
Start and starting order:
3 min before the start competitor must enter start area and check the SportIdent number with a referее. SIAC card must be activated.
2 min before the start additional control descriptions are available
1 min before the start competitor must stand before the start line and after a start signal may take the map from the map box of appropriate class. Each competitor him-/herself is responsible for taking the right map from the right map box.

Electronic punching system
SportIdent AIR+. Competitiors with their own SIAC card must indicate its number in the application form. It is possible to rent a SIAC card from the organisers. SI rent cost – 1EUR for two days.

Prize giving
Medals and diplomas for 1-3 places. For first places prizes will be awarded.

Accommodation and catering
Krāslava tourism,
Daugavpils TIC

Krāslava State gymnasium
Sleeping place on floor - 2.50 EUR night (showers and toilets included in price). Catering can be ordered additionally
Tent places in yard - 3 EUR from tent per night.
All bookings have to be made by 18th May by writing to e-mail: info@olatvija.lv

Recreation complex "Vaclavi"
Website: http://www.vaclavi.lv/en/

Services during competition
First aid, cafe, WC

Latvian Orienteering federation, SIA “O! Latvija”
OK Kāpa
Krāslava Municipality


Director of the event: Matīss Ratnieks
Results: Kārlis Osis, Mārtiņš Dūdelis
Course planner: Indulis Peilāns

IOF controller – Rodrigo Slaviņš

Matīss Ratnieks
mob.+371 20252282