15 May - application for the most favorable fee expires
12 June - application fee increases
18 June - registration is closing
27 June - start list is published
from 16.00 competition centre camping "Hortus" is open
16.00 - 22.00 Registration at the competition centre, camping "Hortus"
from 10.00 Registration at the event centre of Day 1 in the vicinity of Cirpstene
14.00 Start of the long distance race (WRE middle distance race for W21E and M21E) in the vicinity of Cirpstene
16.00 - 19.00 Trail-O (PreO 1’st course - Absolute Championship of Latvia)
21.00 Opening ceremony, prize giving, camping "Hortus"
11.00 Start of the middle distance race in the vicinity of Pāvilosta
15.00 - 18.00 Trail-O (PreO 2’nd course - Absolute Championship of Latvia and Stage 5 of European Cups)
21.00 Concert, prize giving, open-air party, camping "Hortus"
9.30 Start of the long distance in the vicinity of Pāvilosta
9.00 - 12.00 Trail-O (Temp-O course - Absolute Championship of Latvia and Stage 6 of European Cups)
15.00 Closing ceremony, prize giving, camping "Hortus"
Kapa 2018 - XXXII Three-Day Orienteering Event
29.06 -01.07.2018 Pāvilosta
29.06. - IOF elite ranking event in middle distance (WRE)
Organised by orienteering club Kāpa in collaboration with LOF, Pāvilosta municipal council and Ventspils City Council
Mostly coniferous forest, relief - dune forms. Maximal height difference is 30 metres. Runnability is good and medium. Very few clearings.
Map scale 1:10000 (1:7500 for age groups MW65 and older), Trail-O 1:5000
Contour interval 2,5m.
ELECTRONIC PUNCHING SYSTEM
SportIdent. Rent is 5 EUR for three days, or 2 EUR per day. DIR groups 2 EUR per day. In case a SI card is lost or damaged, the competitors are obliged to cover the expenses.
It will be possible to try out electronic punching at the finish area.
Competitors must use the exact SI card that is given in the start protocol, otherwise you can get disqualified. In case there are some problems with SI cards, please do not hesitate to seek assistance at the sekretariat.
COMPETITION GROUPS AND COURSE PARAMETRES
|M21E||6,0 - 13,0||W21E||5,0 - 8,5||- 1997|
|M8*||1,5 - 2,5||W8*||1,5 - 2,5||2010 -|
|M10*||1,5 - 2,5||W10*||1,5 - 2,5||2008 -|
|M12*||2,0 - 2,8||W12*||2,0 - 2,8||2006 -|
|M12||2,5 - 2,8||W12||2,0 - 2,5||2006 -|
|M14L||4,0 - 5,0||W14L||3,0 - 4,0||2004 -|
|M14**||3,0||W14**||2,0 - 2,5||2004 -|
|M16L||5,0 - 6,0||W16L||3,5 - 4,5||2002 -|
|M16**||4,5 - 5,0||W16**||3,0 - 4,0||2002 -|
|M18||6,5 - 7,5||W18||4,5 - 5,0||2000 -|
|M20||7,5 - 9,0||W20||5,0 - 5,5||1998 -|
|M21L||7,5 - 9,0||W21L||5,0 - 6,0||- 1997|
|M21S||5,5 - 6,5||W21S||3,5 - 4,5||- 1997|
|M210**||4,0 - 5,0||W210**||3,5||- 1997|
|M35L||7,5 - 9,0||W35L||5,0||- 1983|
|M35S||5,0 - 6,0||W35S||4,0||- 1983|
|M40L||6,5 - 8,0||W40L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1978|
|M40S||5,0 - 6,0||W40S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1978|
|M45L||5,5 - 6,5||W45L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1973|
|M45S||4,5 - 5,5||W45S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1973|
|M50L||6,0 - 7,0||W50L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1968|
|M50S||4,5 - 5,5||W50S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1968|
|Open course||DIR 1**||2,0 - 2,5 km|
|DIR 2||4,0 - 4,5 km|
|DIR 3**||5,5 - 6,0 km|
|DIR 4||7,0 - 7,5 km|
|OPEN-100||Weight 100 kg and over||4,5 km|
In case of necessity, also age groups M80, W80, M85, W85 can be introduced (provided that at least 3 competitors of the respective age group have entered).
Groups M 210**, W 210** are for all the adult beginners.
In the open groups DIR 1 – DIR 4 (direct entering) the runner may choose the preferred course length irrespective of the age.
The proposed course lengths are approximate, and the exact parameters will be specified in the competition programme.
W8*, M8*, W10*, M10*, W12*, M12* – marked courses supported by tapes on the terrain. Punching is with SportIdent following the order shown on the map. Both the route marked on the terrain and the controls on the map are in the sequential order to be followed. Runners may prefer either to follow the route marked with the tapes or to take their own route between the controls. In groups W8* and M8* the main prize will be awarded to the competitors who have completed their course without the assistance of an adult. For groups W8*,M8*, W10*, M 10* controls are placed directly on the tape-marked way, while for groups W12* and M12* controls can be placed up to 150 metres away from the tape.Explanation:
- * - marked course
- ** - technically easy courses
- S - short course
- L - long course
- 0 - beginners’ course
The winners of each day will be awarded with prizes. In the groups of M21E and W21E, regarding the final results of the three days, the first six places will be awarded. For other groups the number of places awarded will be published on June 30 in the competition centre.
There will be a lottery of competitor’s number bibs during the closing ceremony.
There are 3 deadlines for the entries (Cena par visām trīs dienām / Cena par dienu):
|before 15 May||from 16 May to 12 June||from 13 June to 18 June|
|MW 8-10||6 EUR / 2 EUR||10 EUR / 4 EUR||13 EUR / 5 EUR|
|MW12-14||10 EUR / 4 EUR||13 EUR / 5 EUR||16 EUR / 6 EUR|
|MW16-20||15 EUR / 6 EUR||19 EUR / 8 EUR||25 EUR / 10 EUR|
|MW60 and older||20 EUR / 8 EUR||25 EUR / 10 EUR||30 EUR / 12 EUR|
|Others||33 EUR / 13 EUR||43 EUR / 17 EUR||53 EUR / 21 EUR|
|OPEN 100||according to the age group|
Entry fees must be paid by the entry deadline. An entry is considered as a warranty to pay the fee.
Entries after 20 June involve a + 50% surcharge on the entry fee. Course change is possible only up to 24.06.2017 provided there are vacancies, + 7 EUR. Only those participants who have registered by 12 June can request a refund of participation fee in case of canceling their participation. Those who register after 12 June will not be refunded in case of canceling their participation.
- Online entries can be made here (available starting from 1 December 2017; the entry becomes valid following the settlement of the entry fee).
- Families of at least 3 people, where at least 2 of the family members are young people (starting in classes MW8 to MW18), are eligible to a 20% discount of the original fee for the respective entry deadline. (Discount applies for children <=18 and their parents)
- For DIR1-DIR4 courses, the entry and payment has to be made at the respective event centre of the competition day. The fee is 5 EUR per day for competitors in the age groups MW18 and younger, and 7 EUR per day for competitors in the age groups MW20, MW60 and older, and 13 EUR per day for all other competitors.
- Car pass – 3 EUR (allows to enter the competition centre and each day’s event centres)
- Bus pass – 7 EUR. Minivan (up to 10 passengers) – 4 EUR
Association OK "Kāpa"
Reģ. Nr 40008021994
O.Vācieša ielā 24-7, Carnikava, LV–2163
15 May - application by the most favorable fee expires
During the competition, we will provide
Katras dienas sacensību rezultātu tiešraide live.kapa.lv
A place where one can enjoy pristine nature, peace and quiet. A place worth staying at.
Participants’ campsite at camping "Hortus"
Care of the participants’ children – kindergarten at each day’s event centres (from 2 years and older)
Warm showers at the event centres
Catering services at the competition centre
Competition centre and participants’ campsite at camping "Hortus".
Competition centre at camping "Hortus"
- Price of a tent place: 3,50 EUR per night
- Place for trailer with power supply - 8,00 EUR per night
- Place for trailer without power supply - 5,00 EUR per night
Other accommodation options can be found on www.pavilosta.lv