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WRC-2015. 13-й Чемпионат Мира по рогейну бегом


Что: Рогейн Где: Северная Европа (Финляндия, Швеция, Норвегия) Когда: 22.08.2015 - 23.08.2015

22.08.2015 - 23.08.2015 WRC-2015. 13-й Чемпионат Мира по рогейну бегом. Новости события:

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Чемпионат мира по рогейну публикует бюллетень №1

21.10.2014Чемпионат мира по рогейну публикует бюллетень №1

Организаторы приглашают всех рогейнеров принять участие в Чемпионате мира по рогейну 2015, который пройдет в Финляндии.

Правила рогейна стандартные - 24 часа.



Центр соревнований по рогейну


 Fell Centre Kiilopдд - попробуй доберись в полярную Финляндию. 1000 км от Хельсинки, 450 от Мурманска.
Можно долететь
www.finnair.fi до Ивало (IVL) в 30 км от центра соревнований или до Рованиеми в 270 км от старта и далее на автобусе до Saariselka. Или поездом от Хельсинки до Рованиеми (www.vr.fi)


Регистрация на чемпионат мира по рогейну


Регистрация для преквалифицированных участников начинается с 01.12.14, для остальных с 15.01.15

Bulletin 1



All rogainers are cordially welcome to participate the 13th World Rogaining Championships in Finland. WRC2015 will be the first ever WRC to be organised above the Arctic Circle.

The rules of the International Rogaining Federation are followed in the competition.
The championships are held in 24-hour competition format.

By registering to the WRC 2015, you agree the IRF rules: (1)
Competitors will be penalized penalised according to the rules in case of violations.

Event Centre
The event centre is located at the Fell Centre Kiilopaa (2), Finland. The site can be found at the links below: Google map (3) or NLS Citizen's MapSite (4)

A competition team consists of 2 to 3 members. A team which has a member who is under 18 years of age, shall also have a member who is over 18 years of age. All participants under 18 years need to have a written permission (from their legal guardian) for taking part on the competition.
In WRC 2015 the youth category age requirements are altered from previous championships.

Competition categories
In the WRC 2015 there are several competition categories:

  • MO Men open
  • WO Women open
  • XO Mixed open
  • MY Men Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 22.8.1992)
  • WY Women Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 22.8.1992)
  • XY Mixed Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 22.8.1992)
  • MV Men Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 22.8.1975)
  • WV Women Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 22.8.1975)
  • XV Mixed Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 22.8.1975)
  • MSV Men Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 22.8.1960)
  • WSV Women Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 22.8.1960)
  • XSV Mixed Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 22.8.1960)
  • MUV Men Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 22.8.1950)
  • WUV Women Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 22.8.1950)
  • XUW Mixed Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 22.8.1950)

The teams compete in every category for which they are eligible, i.e. youth, veterans, super veterans and ultra veterans compete in open category too.

Registration for pre-qualified rogainers starts on 1.12.2014 12.00 Finnish time (GMT +2.00)
and ends on 15.1.2015 12.00 Finnish time (GMT +2.00)
Registration for all rogainers starts on 15.1.2015 12.00 Finnish time (GMT +2.00)

The registration is made over the internet at: wrc2015.rogaining.fi (5). After the registration has been received, the organisers will send a confirmation of the registration and an invoice. Participation will be confirmed after the payment is cleared to the organizers.

The maximum number of participants is 1000. If there are more applicants, the excess teams are placed on a waiting list in the order the registrations are made.

Pre-qualified -entrants
According to the IRF rules, teams that include at least one person from a team that meets the requiremets  of the pre-qualification criteria are accepted. All team members do not need to have the pre-qualification status.

List of pre-qualified rogainers will be published at wrc2015.rogaining.fi (6) website latest on 1.12.2014.

Team with pre-qualified status must compete with original pre-qualified team member. He/she cannot be changed.
Pre-qualified rogainers not registering before 15.1.2015 will not be eligible for the pre-qualification status. 

Entry fees
The entry fee for a team is the sum of individual fees of the team members.
Class            Paid by 15.1.                Paid by 15.2.                Paid by 31.5.         Paid by 31.7.
24 h       105 €/person        105 €/person        120 €/person 135 €/person

Cancellation policy
In case of a cancellation, the organisers refund the team as follows:
The cancellation done by 1.3.2015, 80 % is refunded.
The cancellation done by 31.5.2015, 50 % is refunded.
The cancellation done after 1.6.2015, no refund will be made.

A team can change its members using the WRC2015 internet service free of charge until 31.7.2015. Any other change, after given date, or change requiring manual labour, costs 5 euro, and must be paid in cash at the event centre before the competition material is handed to team.

In case you need an invitation for visa use the Visa Invitation Form on the WRC2015 website within two weeks of the registration. Processing time of invitation letters is two weeks. Act in time, please.

Event map
The map is a topographic map in a scale 1:40000 with a contour interval of 5 metres. The map is printed on one A2 and is specifically made for the WRC2015. Each team member receives his/her own map.
There are other maps available at NLS Citizen's MapSite (7) and www.retkikartta.fi (8) and www.pikakartta.fi (9)
There are map legends available at Map legend (PDF) (10)

A dedicated A3 sized training map is also printed for the event. The training map is in use until 22.8.2015. There are 11 training controls on the map which are available from 30.6.2015 to 22.8.2015 with control flags.
Training on the competition area is not limited until 19.8.2015 23.59.

Forbidden area
Competition area is forbidden to be used in anyway from 19.8.2015 23.59 onwards until the start of the competition.
Moving in the competition area is also forbidden to the rogaining team assistants.

Checkpoint descriptions
In the competition the checkpoint descriptions are given in symbols used by the International Orienteering Federation. Rogainers can ask for translations of the symbols from their national orienteering federations. IOF controls descriptions (11). English definitions for checkpoint descriptions will be available at event centre.

Preliminary competition timetable

Thursday, 20.8.2015
18.00 Event centre opens
18.00 Camping area opens

Friday, 21.8.2015
12.00 Race Office opens - registration
22.00  Race Office closes

Saturday, 22.8.2015
6.00 Race Office opens
9.00 Distribution of maps
12.00 (at noon) Start of the competition

Sunday, 23.8.2015
12.00 (at noon) Finish of the 24-hour competition
12.00 After Race Meal
15.00 Prize-giving Ceremony

Monday, 24.8.2015
14.00 Event centre closes

Travelling to Kiilopaa
More details on Kiilopaa, (12)
More information about travelling: WRC2015 How to get there (13)
Please have a look at Northern Lapland Tourist Information (14) for travelling information.

At Fell Centre Kiilopaa (15) and at Saariselka (16) there are several options for accommodation, including camping site. For further information and bookings, please contact at Fell Centre Kiilopaa (17) or Northern Lapland Tourist Information (18)
Compulsory equipment
List of the compulsory equipment will be published in the Bulletin 3.

Compulsory equipment must be with the participant during the whole race. Rogainers are not allowed to leave the compulsory equipment in a backpack and then leave the pack for example 100 metres behind while visiting control.

Compulsory equipment checks can be performed at any time, before the race, during the race or right after finishing the race. Missing compulsory equipment is penalized as in the rules. During the race the time spent on checking the equipment is counted as race time and there is no compensation on time lost. Keep the compulsory equipment easily accessible.

Additional information
Further information will be added on the website (19) whenever it becomes available. You may also contact the organising committee. Please join WRC2015 facebook event (20) for additional information.

Event manager: Jari Kaaja, jari.kaaja(at)x-sprint.com
International contact: Miika Pietila, miikapietila(at)miip.biz

Bulletin 2
Will be published at 15.1.2015 

Welcome to Kiilopaa!
Kalke ry