Bulletin nr. 3.

XV KURZEMES PAVASARIS

WRE – World ranking event

Latvian Cup – 2017

Mācītājmuiža

Talsi region

8.-9. 04. 2017.

Organizers:

Talsi Municipality

Latvian orienteering federation,

Orienteering club "Saldus", orienteering club "Ziemeļkurzeme"

Head of the competition: Oskars Zērnis mob. nr. +371 29455360, oskars9@inbox.lv

Results, secretary: Guntars Mankus, Ainars Mankus

Course duty: Andris Ceļapīters, Andis Rešķis

Head of the start team: Dainis Priedītis

Registration, secretary: Maira Zērne, Inga Jukneviča

 

WRE competition inspector:

Rodrigo Slaviņš

 

Competition center:

Mācītājmuiža

Coordinates: X: 418423, Y: 6344973
Lat: 57.240838, Lon: 22.648034

Place on map

 

Embargoed areas: here

 

Program: 

Two day individual competition where the runner with the lowest sum of both days wins. Middle distance on the first day, long on the second day.

Friday 07.04.2017.

Training possibility from 16:00 in similar terrain

Training maps for purchase are going to be available in the competition centre from 16.00. Price for one map - 3 EUR.

Saturday 08.04.2017. Mācītājmuiža 

Driving directions to the competition centre from road A10, Rīga - Ventspils

Arrival: until 11.00

Registration: until 12.00

Opening ceremony: 12.15

Start in middle distance: 13.00

World Ranking Event (WRE) for classes MW21E

Prize ceremony for WRE 16.00

Sprint competition in Talsi, 18.00

Sunday 09.04.2017. Mācītājmuiža

First start in long distance 10.00

Prize giving ceremony at 13.30

 

Terrain:

Mixed forest. The runability differs from good in areas where pine and spruce forest is growing to limited in areas with dense leaf forest and fallen trees. Some open land areas. The relief differs from round, poorly detailed hills to areas with micro relief and many small features. Terrain is rather hilly. On the long distance there are some steep slopes with small ravines where the height difference can be 45 meters. Many differently sized marshes in the forest. Even in the marshes the runability differs from good to very limited. Generally there are few paths and roads. There are cross country skiing tracks in the terrain. 

 

Map:

Map prepared in 2016.-2017. Laser scanned materials were used when the area was mapped.

Map author: Leonīds Malankovs

 

Middle distance 8.04.2017.

Map scale: 1:7 500 MW 8*, 10*, 12, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80

Map scale: 1:10 000 MW 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21A, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55

Contour interval 2,5m

The distance from the competition centre to the start is 1,9km. Please follow the signs.

Competitors must wear number bibs. They will be available at the start.

There are 100m from the start to the starting point. WC available at the start.

An area at the start will be mapped. Warm-up is only allowed in this area. The maps will be availble at the start.

Refreshments only at start and finish. Provided by „VENDEN”.

The maps of finished runners will be retained until 14.50.

 

Long distance 09.04.2017.

Map scale 1:7 500 MW 8*, 10*, 12, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80

Map scale 1:10 000 MW14, 21A, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55

Map scale 1:15 000 MW16, 18, 20, 21E

Contour interval 2,5m

The distance from the competition centre to the start is 500m. Please follow the signs.

Competitors must use number bibs from the first competition day.

There are 80m from the start to the starting point. Warm-up maps wil be available at the start.

Refreshments avalaible at start, finish and for all classes on the course. Provided by „VENDEN”.

Atspirdzinājumi startā, finišā un visām grupām distancē - "Venden" avota ūdens.

 

GPS Tracking 

Competitors in classes MW21E will have to carry GPS devices provided by the organizers (best 20 in M21E and best 10 in W21E based on World ranking.)           

GPS devices will be carried out 10 minutes before the respective start of the runner.

Competitiors who refuse to carry the provided GPS device will be disquilified.

 

Information for participants in elite classes:

08.04 All participants in elite classes have to registrate themselves at the start at latest 14.30

09.04. All participants in elite classes have to registrate themselves at the start at latest 11.30

Competitors who are late will be disqualified.

An area at the start will be mapped. Warm-up is only allowed in this area. The maps will be availble at the start.

09.04 M21E will have a marked leg trough the arena. Follow the markings. It will be possible to leave personal drinks there.

09.04. Spreading method will be used in class M21E. 

 

Competition classes:

M – 8*, 10*, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21A, 21B**, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80

W – 8*, 10*, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21A, 21B**, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80

* marked distance (The course is marked with a plastic tape in the terrain. The marking is shown with a red line on the map.), control points are placed on the marking.

** MW21B – technically easy course

OPEN-1, OPEN-2 entry is done on the competition day  

 

Course lengths

Class

Middle distance 08.04. (km)

Long distance 09.04. (km)

Grupa 

Middle distance 08.04. (km)

Long distance 09.04. (km)

M8*

2.1 5cp

1.8 6cp

W8*

2.1 5cp

1.8 6cp

M10*

2.1 5cp

1.8 6cp

W10*

2.1 5cp

1.8 6cp

M12

2.2 7cp

2.2 7cp

W12

2.2 7cp

2.2 7cp

M14

3.1 14cp

4.2 12cp

W14

2.9 10cp

3.7 10cp

M16

3.8 16cp

6.1 13cp

W16

3.3 13cp

5.0 13cp

M18

4.4 17cp

9.4 18cp

W18

3.6 15cp

6.5 14cp

M20

4.4 17cp

9.4 18cp

W20

3.6 15cp

6.5 14cp

M21E

6.1 22cp

14.6 27cp

W21E

5.0 19cp

8.7km 20cp

M21A

5.2 17cp

9.8 22cp

W21A

4.3 17cp

5.6 14cp

M21B

4.8 14cp

6.7 18cp

W21B

3.4 12cp

4.9 13cp

M35

5.2 20cp

9.4 20cp

W35

4.3 17cp

5.6 14cp

M40

5.2 19cp

9.4 22cp

W40

4.0 16cp

5.0 13cp

M45

5.2 22cp

8.9 24cp

W45

4.0 16cp

5.0 13cp

M50

4.7 16cp

6.6 17cp

W50

3.6 16cp

4.6 15cp

M55

4.7 16cp

6.6 17cp

W55

3.6 16cp

4.6 15cp

M60

4.2 15cp

5.7 15cp

W60

3.4 13cp

4.1 11cp

M65

4.2 15cp

5.7 15cp

W65

3.4 13cp

4.1 11cp

M70

3.4 12cp

4.4 12cp

W70

2.4 9cp

3.4 12cp

M75

3.4 12cp

4.4 12cp

W75

2.4 9cp

3.4 12cp

M80

3.4 12cp

4.4 12cp

W80

2.4 9cp

3.4 12cp

OPEN-1

3.5 19cp

3.5 11cp

 

 

 

OPEN-2

5.2 13cp

6.0 15cp

 

 

 

 

Start and starting order:

- 3 min. before the start participant shall register and check IDENT number
- 2 min before the start extra control descriptions are available
- 1 min before the start participant shall arrive before the start line and after the last start signal take the map from respective map box. Participants are responsible to take the right map from his/her class box.

Competitors in calsses MW 12, 14 are allowed to take their map 1 min before their respective start.

Competitors in classes MW 8,10 have free start time. Start intervall between two competitors in MW 8,10 is 1min.

Warm-up clothes will be transported from the start to the finish.

1. day - In classes MW21E the starting list is based on WRE ranking on 18.03.2017. The competitor who is best on the ranking starts last, the second best starts second last and so on.

2. day - In class M21E there will be a "red" starting group. 20 best runners based on WRE ranking (18.03.2017) start in the end.

 

Electronic punching system:
IDENT punching system will be used. Those with their own IDENT cards shall indicate their IDENT card number when making entry. IDENT cards are available to hire at the registration, hire fee 1.00 EUR per day.

 

Registration and entry fee:

Winners of the elite classes in 2016 - Artūrs Pauliņš and Aija Skrastiņa are invited to participate free of charge!

Registration date

Both days

One day

 

MW21E

 

Until 26.03.2017.

24 EUR

15 EUR

27.03.-2.04.2017.

28 EUR

15 EUR

 

MW 21A-55

 

Until 26.03.2017.

20 EUR

12 EUR

27.03.-2.04.2017.

24 EUR

14 EUR

 

MW 16-20, MW 60-80

 

Until 26.03.2017.

14 EUR

8 EUR

27.03.-2.04.2017.

16 EUR

12 EUR

 

MW 12-14

 

Until 26.03.2017.

8 EUR

5 EUR

27.03.-2.04.2017.

10 EUR

6 EUR

 

MW 8-10

 

Until 26.03.2017.

4 EUR

3 EUR

27.03.-2.04.2017.

6 EUR

4 EUR

Registration after 03.04.2017., only to the vacant places adding 50% to the entry fee.

Competitiors in open classes enter on the competition day. One day costs 10 euro. 

Parking fee for cars – 1.50 EUR per day, buses – 2 EUR per day.

 

Prize giving:
World Ranking Event (WRE): WM21E 1-3 places are awarded.
Sum of results in both days: First three runners in each class are awarded.                                                                                                                                Prize money for top3 runners in M21E and W21E!

Service at the competition centre:
First aid, cafe, WC, sauna.

 

Accommodation:

List of accommodation possibilities in Talsi region here

Other options: Hard floor in Talsi Secondary school no 2. Book accommodation until 07.04.

Showers are open from 19.00 to 22.00

Until 5.04, it is possible to order dinner and breakfast. Dinner 8.04 costs 3 euro and breakfast 9.04 costs 2 euro.

Please order dinner or breakfast by - email gvildema@inbox.lv or Ilze 22321988

Other info and book hard floor in Talsi Secondary school no 2. by - Aigars Vārna 27037985 or email aigars@lof.lv

 

Banking requisites:

OK "SALDUS"
Aspazijas 33-2, Saldus, LV-3801
Registration No: 50008089151
AS "Swedbank"
Account No: LV77HABA0551009645960
Code: HABALV22.


Other information:

Contact Rudolfs Zernis

E-mail: rudolfs.zernis@gmail.com