WOC Spectator race Kainuu Orienteering Week’s registration deadline is in two weeks, even though post-registrations will be accepted until June 16. At the moment there is already 4667 orienteers from 30 nations who will be competing at KOW. It will be a record-breaking KOW.
World Trail-O Championships bulletin number 3 has been published. The informaton package for teams can be downloaded on our website as PDF-file.
Are you still trying to figure out how to move around during the WOC week? The answer for most convenient mean of transportation is WOC Shuttle Bus. When buying your weekly pass by June 14, you save euros: the pass for adults is only 25 euro, normal price being 30 euro.
Spring has brought elite orienteers to Vuokatti. This week, Denmark had a squad on training camp in WOC terrain types. Among them there was Maja Alm, who last summer in a sprint won his first medal at major Championships.
WOC song Find your flow, Finnish version Suuria unelmia (big dreams) has been released. The songs are made by Sininen Ylivoima, which equals Finns Matti Maajärvi (31) and Tero Väisänen (23) who started to make orienteering-related music a few years ago mainly for the joy of their club friends.
The WOC event is much more than just World Championships and public events. One of the sports-related events is the 2null13 camp, which is aimed for 18–25 year-old instructors or for those considering instructing. The camp will be held July 10–14. 10 participants from Norway, 10 from Sweden, 7 from Finland and 5 from Denmark will be coming to the camp.
The WOC event is associated with a variety of different ceremonies, which, in order to progress smoothly and elegantly, demands for the success of many details. The person in charge of the ceremonies, Helka Leimu-Pelkonen, informs that the situation in regards to the planning of the opening ceremony, flowering, prize distribution and closing ceremony is good.
May's edition of WOC newsletter has been published. Thierry Gueorgiou in spotlight, some actual numbers related to registrated runners and other WOC guests, behind the scenes in WOC ceremonies, 2null13 camp and important dates.