Bulletin 3

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Programme
Thursday, September 24th
10:00 - Competition office open
Arrival of teams and accommodation

Friday, September 25th
Model event
10:00 - 17:00 Model event
12:00 Deadline for entry to individual event
13:00 Start drawing for individual event (not open for public)
18:00 Team Leaders' meeting

Saturday, September 26th
Qualification Race for Classic Distance
10:00 - 11:45 Start of qualification race for classic distance
18:00 Team Leaders' meeting

Sunday, September 27th
WC Event no.10, Classic Distance
9:30 - 12:30 Start of WC Event no.10, Classic Distance Final - A and B finals
14:00 Prizegiving ceremony
20:30 Banquet

Monday, September 28th
Rest day
12:00 Deadline for entry to relay event
13:00 Start drawing for relay event (not open for public)
18:00 Team Leaders' meeting

Tuesday, September 29th
WC Event no.11, Relay
10:00 Start of WC Event no.11, Relay
13:00 Prizegiving ceremony
From 14:00 Departure of teams

Event centre/competition office
Hotel Karupesa in Otepää.
Address: Tehvandi 1A, Otepää .
Phone +372 76 61 500 (hotel), +372 50 37 100 (competition office).
Fax +372 76 61 601
Open from September 24th at 10:00. In the competition office there will be given all information about World Cup programme, accommodation, catering.

Best way of travelling
Information on: http://www.ee/timetable/
Tallinn- Otepää: Otepää is situated 227 km from Tallinn (3,5 h by bus). On request we will organize transport from airport or sea port of Tallinn to Event centre (and backwards). Price of one direction is 150 EEK.

Local transport
The transport between accommodation and competition area is free for competitors, team officials and media representatives. Own transport can be used to all events. Distances between Event centre and competition areas are 12-20 km (10-20 minutes by bus).

Terrain
Otepää Upland - situating 60 - 120 m above sea level. Moderately hilly forested terrain with many paths and forest road. Some cultivated fields. Lots of contour features, in some areas very detailed. Plenty of marshes of different size. Mixed forest of different age with very varying runnability. Runnability is often reduced by undergrowth and/or fallen trees. Height differences up to 30 m.

Maps
Individual event- qualification and final: scale 1:15000, contour interval 2.5 m.
Relay event: scale 1:10000, contour interval 2.5 m.
Field work 1998. A copies of the previous maps were attached to the Bulletin 2.

Courses
Qualification Race for Classic Distance




Men A  7,12 km  13 KP  175 m		



Men B  7,15 km  13 KP  170 m		



Men C  7,12 km  13 KP  165 m		




Women A 5,10 km 10 KP 130 m Women B 5,14 km 10 KP 135 m Women C 5,07 km 10 KP 135 m

Classic Distance Final - A and B finals




Men A  11,73 km  21 KP  350 m



Men B  9,84 km   17 KP  280 m




Women A 7,71 km 15 KP 250 m Women B 6,45 km 14 KP 200 m

Relay Event




Men    7,86-7,98 km 17 KP 280 m



Women  5,15-5,26 km 14 KP 210 m



Embargoed area
Area between: Otepää - Palupera - Elva - Laguja - Otepää.

Team Leaders' meetings
Will be organized in the Event Centre a day before competitions at 18:00. Start numbers, e-cards, etc. will be distributed at 17:45.

Accommodation & catering
Deadline for official accommodation bookings was: June 26th, 1998
Detailed information was in Bulletin 2.

Closing dates for entries
Deadline for general entries and accommodation bookings was: June 26th, 1998

Deadline for full payment: August 7th, 1998

Deadline for entries with names of competitors: September 14th, 1998

The nominative entry form is sent out with Bulletin 3.

Entries to:
ESTONIAN ORIENTEERING FEDERATION
Regati pst. 1-380
EE0019 Tallinn ESTONIA
phone +372 6 39 86 81
fax +372 6 39 86 53
e-mail: eol@spin.ee

Payment to:
ESTONIAN ORIENTEERING FEDERATION
Account number: 221002100295
Bank: HANSAPANK
Swift code: HABA EE 2X

NB! Exchange rate for Estonian kroon (EEK) is fixed by law to DEM (8 EEK=1 DEM). If your bank isn't selling EEK, you can also transfer in your currency or in DEM (in this case, please use the exchange rate 1 DEM = 7.98 EEK).
Actual exchange rates on: http://www.hansa.ee/pank/english/.

Spectator's events
In 26.-27.09.1998, after the World Cup Event, there will be an open orienteering event SUUNTO GAMES in ESTONIA for all categories. More information on http://www.math.ut.ee/~uve/sg98/sg98_eng.html.

Training opportunities
There are numerous possibilities for training in Otepää area. Teams, who are interested, are welcome. We can also organize the accommodation for teams, who will arrive before 24th of September. Please contact Estonian OF.

Press accreditation
Press accreditation form was attached to Bulletin 2. Please copy and distribute Bulletin 2, Bulletin 3 and the press accreditation form to relevant newspapers, radio and TV stations etc. in your country. Responsible for media registrations is Estonian OF.

Visa
The holders of passports of the following IOF member countries do not need a visa to enter Estonia: Australia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA.
The latest information on: http://www.vm.ee/eng/.

Organizing officials
Event director: Leho Haldna
phone +372 5 037 100
fax +372 7 420 651
e-mail: leho@server.ee
Course setter: Kalle Kalm
National controller: Mati Poom
IOF controller: Jorma Ake (FIN)
phone +358 2 458 34 70
fax +358 2 458 10 42
e-mail: mapake@netti.fi

Organizers
Otepää SK, OK Kape, OK Ilves and Estonian Orienteering Federation


Summary of received team entries / 28.7.1998

Nation

Men

Women

Leaders

Australia

5

5

0

Austria

2

2

1

Belgium

2

0

0

Czech Republic

3

3

1

Denmark

6

4

2

Estonia

6

6

1

Finland

6

6

4

France

6

4

3

Great Britain

6

6

2

Hongkong

2

0

0

Hungary

3

3

1

Japan

1

3

0

Latvia

6

4

0

Lithuania

6

6

2

New Zealand

6

5

1

Norway

6

6

2

Romania

3

1

0

Russia

6

6

3

Slovakia

3

0

0

Sweden

6

6

5

Switzerland

6

6

3

Ukraine

0

0

0

Total

96

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