The Organizing Committee and the Latvian Orienteering Federation are delighted to be the hosts for the 7th European Orienteering Championships and World Cup in Ventspils, Latvia from 25 May to 1 June 2008. We welcome all friends of orienteering in Ventspils.
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IOF World Cup 2008
European Orienteering Championships 2008
25 May - 1 June 2008
1.Welcome to the 7th European Orienteering Championships in Ventspils, Latvia
The Organizing Committee, the organizing orienteering clubs and the Latvian Orienteering Federation are pleased to welcome all friends of orienteering to the European Orienteering Championships.
President of the Latvian Orienteering Federation
2. Organizing committee
Inese Purgaile; firstname.lastname@example.org
Girts Mamis; email@example.com
Chief mapper and course planner:
3. Event Controllers
4. Preliminary Program of EuOC 2008
Sunday 25.05 Ventspils
Opening of the Event Centre in Ventspils
Monday 26.05 Ventspils
Morning - Sprint Qualification
Afternoon - Sprint Final /WCup/
Tuesday 27.05 Liepene
Long distance Qualification
Wednesday 28.05 Irbene
Long distance Final
Friday 30.05 Jaunupe
Middle distance Qualification
Saturday 31.05 Jaunupe
Middle distance Final
Sunday 01.06 Ventspils
Monday 02.06 Ventspils
Closing of the Event Centre in Ventspils
5. Terrain Description
Long distance, Middle distance, Relay
Mostly coniferous (pine tree) forest. The terrain areas have a lot of contour details, small and middle dune forms. The difference between highest and lowest points of the terrain is about 25m. The runnability is mostly good; some small areas are with middle runnability.
Middle distance terrain area has a lot of swamps.
Long distance and relay terrain areas have some open dune parts.
All areas have developed network of paths and forest roads. Visibility is mostly good.
Sprint distance course will take place in town parks, streets, suburban dune areas and beach.
6. Training Opportunities
Please consult for updated information about the official training opportunities - Secretary General /firstname.lastname@example.org/. From 2006 it is possible to train in the different terrains similar to EuOC 2008.
7. Embargoed Areas
The following areas are embargoed until further notice.
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8. Event Centre and Accommodation
The Event Centre will be situated right in the heart of Ventspils. All EuOC participants will be accommodated in hotels. Complete information will be available in Bulletin 2. For further information please contact the organizers by e-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let us keep our sport and the EuOC 2008 free of doping! We, the organizers, are fully committed to support the endeavours of the anti-doping authorities with highest priority. We will also keep the participants, through their member federations, informed about the current developments of the applicable anti-doping laws and regulations in Latvia.
All payments to EuOC2008 have to be made to:
Account Name: Latvian Orienteering federation
Bank Name: SEB Latvijas Unibanka
IBAN: LV49 UNLA 0050 0045 4965 7
11. Further Information
Web site: http://www.eoc2008.lv/
Latvian Orienteering federation
Marijas 13/1, Riga, Latvia
EuOC Secretary General: Inese Purgaile
Tel. /mobile/: +371 29751855
Fax: +371 3107045
Bulletin 2 will be published on May 2007