Kurzemes Pavasaris sprint race 2021

LOF Sprint Cup 1st Stage


Bulletin 2


Competition is held on 12.06.2021
Organizers are Latvian Orienteering Federation, Orienteering club "Saldus" together with the council of Auce Municipality

Competition centre

The competition centre is located in Auce town.


Opening ceremony: 17:00
Start for the first competitor: 17:30
Start for Beginners class: 18:00
Prize giving ceremony: 19:00

Map and terrain

Terrain: Classic urban terrain with parks, streets and yards. Runnability is from good to excellent. Mostly hard surface, some parts of the terrain have gravel surface and lawns.
Map: Mapped in winter 2019-2020 by Oskars Zērnis. Scale 1:4000, contour interval 2,5m.

Embargoed Area

For all competitors it is prohibited to gain knowledge about the terrain that may influence the results of the competitions (such as walking or running with any kind of map). It is allowed to stay, live, shop and visit Auce (the embargoed area) as a tourist.Running without a maps and purpose of gaining knowledge about the terrain is allowed.

Embargoed area

Competition classes

Elite classes: WE, ME – elite classes without age restrictions
Competition classes: W/M 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 35, 45, 55, 65, 75
OPEN class: Usual sprint course, registration on the competition day
Beginners class: Orienteering in Auce without time control


Course setter Rūdolfs Zērnis
Classic sprint course in urban terrain
Expected winning time in all classes 12-15 min

Course lengths

Class Sprint 12.06 (km) Class Sprint 12.06 (km)
M12 1.5 W12 1.5
M14 2.0 W14 2.0
M16 2.5 W16 2.0
M18 2.5 W18 2.5
M21E 3.5 W21E 3.0
M21 2.5 W21 2.5
M35 2.5 W35 2.5
M45 2.5 W45 2.0
M55 2.0 W55 2.0
M65 2.0 W65 1.5
M75 1.5 W75 1.5
OPEN 2.0

Start procedure

Sprint course with interval start
Start interval 1 minute

Dangerous places

Competitors have to be careful while running on streets. Make sure that no cars are approaching before crossing the roads!

Special rules

Competitors who have not started yet must check into warm-up area before 17:15.
Competitors who have not started yet are not allowed to enter the embargoed area from 17:15 until 19:00.
Warm-up area will be published later.
Participants are responsible for their own actions and health during the competition.
Before start competitors are only allowed to stay in the warm-up area close to competition centre area or outside of the embargoed area.
Finished competitors are not allowed to communicate or pass information about the course or terrain to competitors who haven’t started yet.

Electronic Punching System

SportIdent electronic punching system will be used.
Organisers provide also contactless punching with SIAC cards.
Those with their own SportIdent or SIAC cards shall indicate their SportIdent or SIAC card number in their entry.
SportIdent and SIAC cards are available for rent at the registration, rental fee is 1.00 EUR per day.


Ordinary entries are done until 06.06.2021, 24:00
After 06.06 - entry is possible only on the vacant places.
Competitors in OPEN un Beginners classes register at the competition centre on the competition day

Entry fees

MW21E, 21, 35, 45, 55 classes
Registration date Entry fee
Until 06.06.2021 6 EUR
MW12, 14, 16, 18, 65, 75 classes
Registration date Entry fee
Until 06.06.2021 4 EUR
OPEN un Beginners classes
Registration date Entry fee
OPEN, competition day 8 EUR
Beginners, competition day For free

Registration after 06.06.2021, only to the vacant places adding 50% to the entry fee!
Payments for the entry fees must be transferred to OK Saldus bank account.


The top 3 runners in each class are awarded with prizes.

Bank Account Details

OK "Saldus"
Kalnsētas street 6-1, Saldus, LV-3801
Registration No.: 50008089151
Bank Account No.: LV77HABA0551009645960
Code: HABALV22

Additional Information

Emīls Zērnis
Mobile: +37120361639
E-mail: [email protected]