BULLETIN 3

ORGANISATION
Event Director: Jānis Lazdāns
Event Secretary: Inese Purgaile
Finances: Ģirts Mamis
IT Manager: Kārlis Osis
Training: Ritvars Karpikovs
Media: Aija Pakalna
Mappers: Leonīds Malankovs, Igors Bužs
Course planners: Aigars Leiboms, Juris Knēts
Arena manager: Gunārs Ikaunieks
Main speaker: Andris Rupais
TV-production: Karel Jonak
Accommodation: Ildze Straume

EVENT CONTROLLERS
IOF Senior Event Adviser: Rimas Jovaisas (LTU)
IOF Assistant SEA: Vitalijus Paulauskas (LTU)
Event Controller: Guntars Mankus (LAT)

PROGRAMME
23.08.2017    
whole day Training  opportunities  
16:00 - 20:00 World Cup Office is open Cēsis Primary School No. 2
24.08.2017    
08:00 -21:00 World Cup Office is open Cēsis Primary School No. 2
whole day Training  opportunities  
12:00 Deadline for changes in entries for Middle distance Eventor
14:00 - 16:00  Model Event Raiskumkrogs
19:00 Team Officials' Meeting (TOM) Cēsis Primary School No. 2
25.08.2017    
10:00 - 17:30  World Cup Office is open Arena Ozolkalns
08:45 - 10:00  Teams into Quarantine - Middle Distance Cēsis Primary School No. 2
10:00 - 16:00  World Cup - Middle Distance Arena Ozolkalns
12:00 Deadline for changes in nominal entries for Relay Eventor
16:30 World Cup - Prize giving ceremony for Middle Distance Arena Ozolkalns
18:00 - 20:00 World Cup Office is open Cēsis Primary School No. 2
19:00 Team Officials' Meeting (TOM) Cēsis Primary School No. 2
26.08.2017    
10:00 - 16:00  World Cup Office is open Arena Ozolkalns
09:00 - 10:00  Teams into Quarantine - Relay Arena Ozolkalns
10:00 - 12:00 World Cup - Relay Women Arena Ozolkalns
12:00 - 14:00 World Cup - Relay Men Arena Ozolkalns
12:00 Deadline for changes in nominal entries for WC Sprint Eventor
14:30 World Cup - prize giving ceremony for Relay Arena Ozolkalns
15:00 - 18:30 Public competiton "Cēsu OPEN" middle distance Arena Ozolkalns
17:00 - 20:00 World Cup Office is open Cēsis Primary School No. 2
19:00 Team Officials' Meeting (TOM) Cēsis Primary School No. 2
27.08.2017    
08:00 - 8:45  Teams into Quarantine - Sprint Qualification Cēsis Primary School No. 2
09:00 - 12:00  World Cup Office is open Arena Cēsis
09:00 - 10:00  Sprint Qualification - Women Arena Cēsis
10:00 - 11:20  Sprint Qualification - Men Arena Cēsis
12:00 - 14:30  Public competiton "Cēsu OPEN" sprint Arena Cēsis
14:45 - 15:30  Teams into Quarantine - Sprint Final (A,B) Cēsis Primary School No. 2
15:00 - 20:00  World Cup Office is open Arena Cēsis
16:00 - 17:00  Sprint Final A - Women Arena Cēsis
17:00 - 18:00 Sprint Final A - Men Arena Cēsis
18:00 - 19:00  Sprint Final B - Women/Men Arena Cēsis
18:20 World Cup - prize giving ceremony for Sprint Distance Arena Cēsis

IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Team Names Entry Deadline: 13 August 2017.
The named entries have to be done no later than 13 August 2017, in the online entry system Eventor with the following information: - All competitors and team officials: family name, first name, nation, sex, year of birth, IOF ranking ID, - team officials: family name, first name, nation, sex, phone number.
Please note that the named entries can only be accepted if the national federation by 15 July 2017 has done the initial entry.
IOF Eventor link: https://eventor.orienteering.org/Events/Show/5394

ENTRY FEES
Middle 40.- EUR
Relay 150.- EUR/ team
Sprint 50.- EUR
Accreditation fee athletes 20.- EUR all 3 days
Accreditation fee team officials 20.- EUR all 3 days
NB! Entry fees must be paid by 17 August 2017. Please note that a late payment fee of + 100% per person will be charged for late payments.

BANK INFORMATION
The payment should be transferred to the Latvian Orienteering Federation bank account.
IMPORTANT – the payer shall cover all bank charges.
Payment details:
LATVIJAS ORIENTĒŠANĀS FEDERĀCIJA
(LATVIAN ORIENTEERING FEDERATION)
Registration No.: 40008021960
IBAN: LV14RIKO0002013111372
DNB Banka
SWIFT: RIKOLV2X
Address: Grostonas iela 6b, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia
Federations can request copies of invoice via email: lof@lof.lv

VISAS
Nationals of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and any third-country national holding a residence permit of a Schengen State do not need a visa to enter Latvia. For more information, please refer to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/consular-information/entry-into-latvia

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD
Please request your reservation by sending e-mail to: accommodation@woc2018.lvReserved dates are 23-27.08.2017. If additional days are needed, please let us know ASAP, as places might not be available closer to summer!
Food court will operate at Arena Ozolkalns. At Arena Cesis additional food court will not be organized as there are many dining opportunities in Cesis city.
Where to eat in Cesis - http://turisms.cesis.lv/en/where-to-eat/
More information can be found at http://wcup2017.lv/accomodation/

EVENT CENTRE
The Event Centre will be in Cēsis, in the premises of the Cēsis Primary School No. 2.
Address: Gaujas iela 45, Cēsis
Telephone: +371 29751855
e-mail: info@woc2018.lv
Google maps: https://www.google.lv/maps/place/C%C4%93su+2.+pamatskola/

TRANSPORT AND PARKING
The teams are responsible for organising their own transport. Please follow the signs to the arenas and quarantine check-in.

TEAM MATERIAL AND INFORMATION
After having finalised their accreditation at the Event Centre, the teams will receive their information packages. The set will contain:
1) Bulletin 4
2) SI-AIR for each athlete, together with a list of numbers and corresponding names. They are the same for all races. Please do not mix them up.
3) Model maps.
4) Car permits to parking lots for team vehicles. Maximum number of permits is five (5) per national federation.
Bulletin 4 will provide updated information about the event. If any uncertainties remain, these can be clarified at the Team Officials’ Meetings.
A runner should use only his or her own number bib: the number bibs will be available in the quarantine area before the race. The number bibs should be attached both in the front and on the back, and the number should be clearly visible. It is not allowed to fold the number bib to a smaller size or to cut off a part of it.


ANTI DOPING
Doping is forbidden. “Think positive – test negative”! Doping is strictly forbidden and the organisers of the World Cup Round 3 are dedicated to supporting the anti-doping authorities in their work. Doping tests are always carried out in accordance with the procedures described in the WADA International Standard for Testing and Investigations. The IOF Anti-Doping Code and rules and the World Anti-Doping Code apply as of 1 January 2017. Athletes who are selected for the doping tests must bring an official identification (with photo) to the doping test area. The athlete should also bring along their therapeutic use exemption (TUE) if applicable. In general, the athletes must bring along their ID with photo to all the competitions and events. For more information, please consult: http://orienteering.org/anti-doping/ IOF Anti-Doping Rules apply, valid as of 1 January 2017.
Note that, even if the IOF or the organizer have not ordered any tests, anti-doping control can be conducted by other organizations (Anti-doping department of State sports medicine centre in Latvia) without any prior notice.

IOF LICENCE
Only athletes with a valid IOF Licence are allowed to start. Licence form and Licence payment should be addressed to IOF Office, at the latest, 10 days before the Event to assure a valid licence at the start of the Event. Late licence applications must be addressed to iof@orienteering.org
For more information, please consult: http://orienteering.org/athletes-licence

RULES AND PARTICIPATION
The Competition Rules for IOF Foot Orienteering Events (valid from 1 January 2017, as published on the IOF web-site www.orienteering.org) apply to all competitions.
Middle distance competition. The start order is determined strictly by the standing of the IOF Middle/Long Distance World Rankings as published on 23 August 2017 (leader starts last). The start interval shall be 2 minutes unless more than 70 entries are received, in which case it shall be 90 seconds.
Sprint competition with a qualification and final. The qualification shall consist of three heats, drawn according to the provisions of rule 12.8 (in particular, that as far as possible, the heats shall be equally strong and that athletes from any one country should be distributed as equally as possible between the heats), except that two competitors from the same country may start consecutively in the same heat. The starting order in each qualification race is determined strictly by the standing of the IOF Sprint World Rankings as published on 25 August 2017 (leader starts last) with a start interval of 1 minute. The leading 15 athletes from each heat qualify for the A final and the remaining competitors qualify for the B final, with the starting sequence in each final as determined by rule 12.9.
In relay all Federations can start with a maximum of 3 men’s and 3 women’s teams. Each team consists of 3 team members. Only the best-placed men’s team and best-placed women’s team of each Federation will count for the World Cup result list. During competition 4 teams with runners from more than one Federation (but still with 3 team members) may participate but will not be placed in the results.

MODEL EVENT
Model event with controls are available. Further information about model event will be given in Bulletin 4.

CLOTHING
There are no regulations regarding clothing.

PUNCHING, TIMING SYSTEMS AND GPS TRACKING
SPORTident Air+ touch-free punching system will be used in all disciplines. Air+ chips will be provided by the organisers. GPS tracking will be used. If athlete is selected in GPS tracking he/she must carry the GPS-device.

QUARANTINE AREAS
For Middle distance and Sprint qualifications the quarantine check-in will be located in school building. Participants will stay indoors and will be transported to start area by bus according to schedule.
Quarantine check-in in for Relay will be located at Arena Ozolkalns.
Athletes can leave their clothes and equipment at quarantine from where those will be transported to the team area at the arena. Team officials are allowed to enter the quarantine. After leaving the quarantine area, they are not allowed to return during the competition.


START INTERVALS
Middle distance: see Rules and Participation.
Relay: Mass start
Sprint qualification: 60 seconds between runners in the same heat
Sprint final: 60 seconds

TEAM AREAS AT THE ARENAS
There is one common team area on all the Arenas. The clothes and equipment left at quarantines will be transported to the team area.

COACHING
There will be coaching zones at the Arenas.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
A variety of training possibilities may be prepared before the competitions on request. Examples of training possibilities are available in event website - http://wcup2017.lv/training-opportunities

EMBARGOED AREAS
Embargoed areas apply to all potential Orienteering World Cup 2017 Round 3 competitors, team officials, and other persons who, through knowledge of the terrain, may influence the results of the competitions or may be in a position to give information to the team members. The embargoed area can be viewed at http://wcup2017.lv/embargoed-areas/


COMPETITION AREAS AND ARENAS
MIDDLE DISTANCE
Quarantine
All the competitors must travel directly to the quarantine. It is not allowed for competitors to visit the arena before the start. Quarantine check-in will be located in school building. Participants will stay indoors and will be transported to start area by bus according to schedule. Driving instructions and additional information will be given in Bulletin 4.
Arena & competition area
The Arena located at: 57.2943257, 25.2226746


RELAY
Quarantine
All the competitors must travel directly to the quarantine. Quarantine check-in will be located at Arena Ozolkalns Driving instructions and additional information will be given in Bulletin 4.
Arena & competition area
The Arena located at: 57.2943257, 25.2226746


SPRINT QUALIFICATION
Quarantine
All the competitors must travel directly to the quarantine. It is not allowed for competitors to visit the arena before the start. Quarantine check-in will be located in school building. Driving instructions and additional information will be given in Bulletin 4.
Arena & competition area
The Arena located at: 57.3132315, 25.2748685


SPRINT FINAL
Quarantine
All the competitors must travel directly to the quarantine. It is not allowed to visit the arena before the start. Driving instructions and additional information will be given in Bulletin 4.
Arena & competition area
The Arena located at: 57.3132315, 25.2748685


COURSES (preliminary)
The officials may or may not be located close to the control locations. Radio and TV controls are not specified on the control descriptions. Any structures made for TV cameras are not mapped. The sprint course length is given as the shortest feasible route as specified by rule 16.3.


MAP AND TERRAIN
Middle distance and Relay
Map: ISOM 2000, scale 1:10’000, contours 5 m, mapper Leonīds Malankovs
Terrain: A ravine with side ravines on the left-hand bank of the Gauja River. Spruce forest, runnability varies from easy to difficult. Occasional undergrowth and fallen trees that obstruct the running. Height difference 85m. Roads of various categories.
Sprint distance Q
Map: ISSOM 2007, scale 1:4’000, contours 2 m, mapper Igors Bužs.
Terrain: The southern part of the Cēsis city. The terrain features family houses, apartment houses and public buildings. The map covers a part the Old Town. Height difference 15 m.
Sprint distance F
Map: ISSOM 2007, scale 1:4’000, contours 2 m, mapper Igors Bužs.
Terrain: Old Town of Cēsis with city parks. Height difference 30 m.
The same style of mapping has been used in official training maps as well as for model event maps and competition maps. Controls may be guarded by officials during the competitions.


TV-SCHEDULE
The IOF World cup is TV broadcasted in https://liveorienteering.com

MEDIA
Contact person: Aija Pakalna, email: media@woc2018.lv
mobile: +371 28720436

CONTACT INFORMATION
Event Director: Jānis Lazdāns Janis.lazdans@woc2018.lv
Event Secretary: Inese Purgaile info@woc2018.lv +371 29751855
Trainings: Ritvars Karpikovs trainings@woc2018.lv
Accommodation: Ildze Straume accommodation@woc2018.lv +371 26563615

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