VELIKDEN CUP 2019

four days of orienteering

in Bulgaria during Orthodox Easter, 26.-29. April, 2019

 

Welcome

We kindly invite you to take part in our international 4-days-orienteering event «Velikden Cup» from April 26th to April 29th, 2019, in Targovishte, Bulgaria. The event takes place during the Orthodox Easter festivities and is a splendid opportunity to explore Bulgarian culture off the beaten tracks.

Program

The starts include a sprint competition, a middle distance competition, a middle distance competition with mass start (one man relay) and a long distance competition, where the «Targovishte Trophy» is awarded. One of start is considered an IOF-World Ranking Event (applied). – Competition center: Targovishte, BULGARIA

Maps and terrains

All competitions will take place on new maps. The forests in Targovishte region are mainly mixed forests with big parts of oak and beech – good runnability! For last years maps go to: www.variant5.org/maps

Classes

Women: 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, open short, open middle, open long.

Men: 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 and open short, open middle, open long.

Entries

Deadline for entries is April 5th, 2019. Please register starting from November 2018

online on www.variant5.org/entry. On spot you may register for open classes only.

Entry Fees

The entry fee including all fours starts will be:

45 EUR for classes M/W 12, 14, 16

55 EUR for all classes from M/W18 to W55 and M75

65 EUR for elite classes M/W 21E

Please note: We offer substantially reduced entry fees for competitors from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Turkey.

Accommodation

We offer packages including all start fees, transport to the events and accommodation (standard hotel, bed in double room, breakfast included) starting from 130 EUR. Moreover guesthouses and group accommodations are available. Please contact us for further details.

Organizers

The event is organized by Orienteering Club «Variant 5» Targovishte, backed by the Swiss supporting club of «Variant 5». Event directors: Dian Bonev.

Information

For further information please contact our information desk: teamcontact@variant5.org

You will find additional information on cup.variant5.org and our Facebook page fb.com/velikdencup

information desk: teamcontact@variant5.org

Variant 5 ORIENTEERING CLUB

ONLINE ENTRIES

Entries are now OPEN! Foreigners register at cup.variant5.org/entry, Bulgarians at orienteering.bg.

Partners

Targovishte terrains

Here you can have an impression about the diversity of the terrains around Targovishte...

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