Bulletin

Sveikuļu rogaining

Latvian rogaining championship 2018

Qualifying Event for the World Rogaining Championships

            2nd Bulletin

Date July 21th-22nd, 2018

Organizer Tour and orienteering club “Silva”, LOF

Event center  Camping “Sveikuli” near Tukums; N 56 59.661  E 023 08.196; www.sveikuli.lvThe event center is in the race area.

Competition area     Tukums and Tukums surroundings, which include Seme and Brizule parishes, partly Smarde parish, part of the Ķemeri national park. Approximate area- 160 sq. Km. Prohibited areas will be described in future bulletins. 

Format 24-hour,6-hour, 3-hour rogaines. The distance must be completed by foot.

LRC – time limit 24 h – two to three people per team.6/3 h time limit 6h or 3h – two to five people per team.  LRC (24h)  in according to the rules of the International Rogaining Federation. http://www.rogaining.com/attachments/article/331/IRF%20Rules%20of%20Rogaining%202017.pdf, LOF accepted rules: : https://www.rogaining.lv/?ucat=3

6h rogain – in according to the rules of the IRF and LOF except as otherwise provided by this bulletin.

Time limit for Tauta class (T3) is three hours- without competition element. 

During the race it is not allowed for participants to use GPS watches, mobile phones, step counters or other devices which may help to orientate oneself in the area, set the distance or in any other way may affect the result. A mobile phone can be used only in the case of an emergency to help another team. It will be allowed to take devices along in the distance, but only in an non-transparent packing given by the organizers. If the above mentioned devices are being used for the needs of the team, the team will be disqualified. In the distance it is forbidden to use a car or use a help in any other way, which may affect the result. During the distance planning, it is not allowed to leave the race center. Participants must take into account the rules of a fair play.

Mandatory equipment

For 24h teams (every team member) it is compulsory to bring along:

  • SI card with non-removable wristband
  • race number, attached to a visible place
  • whistle

For 6h teams (every team member) it is compulsory to bring along:

  • SI card with non-removable wristband
  • race number, attached to a visible place

For T3 class there is no mandatory equipment.

 Classes              (24/6)

MJ, WJ, XJ   mixed teams – all members must be younger than 23
MO, WO, XO   men, women and mixed teams – no age restriction
MV, WV, XV   men, women and mixed teams – all members must be at least 40 or older
MSV, WSV, XSV   men, women and mixed teams – all members must be 55 or older
MUV, WUV, XUV   men, women and mixed teams – all members must be 65 or older
T3   class for everyone who wants to participate – without age or gender restrictions

 

Schedule

20.07

From17.00

18.00-21.00

21.07

From 8.00

 

Event center is available

Registration

 

Registration

9.00

11.00

Map handout 24h

Map handout 6h /T3

12.00

12.30

13.00

Race start 24h

Race starts 6h/T3

Registration close

22.07

12.00

 

Finish for 24 h

14.00 Award ceremony for 24h
17.00 Event center is closed

 

 Punching

All team members must make punches with SI cards. SI stations will operate in contactless mode too (0.3 m (30 cm). SIAir+ is provided by the organizer (for 24h and 6h).

All team members must punch the control point with their SI card. The whole team must punch the control in time of 1 minute, otherwise the point will not be taken into account. SI card and the wristband will be removed by a referee. If one team member has a broken or damaged wristband, the whole team will be disqualified.

Map

The map will be specially prepared for this event using LIDAR data and other public cartographic information

Author of the map: Raimonds Lapiņš

Map scale and the total amount of control points will be announced in the next bulletin.

Author of the layout: Zigfrīds Freimanis

Evaluation

Evaluation happens in accordance with the IRF and LOF rules of rogaining.

In evaluation the sum of the points of all collected control points is taken into account. In the case of identical sum, the highest place goes to the team which has finished the distance first. For every extra minute over the control time (less than 1 minute as well), 1 penalty point will be counted off of the collected point sum. For finishing 30 minutes over time the team will get 0 points.

Registration

You can register online through application form in http://www.rogaining.lv/  through e-mail sveikuli@sveikuli.lv from  01.03.2018 till 15.07.2018

From July 16-th through e-mail sveikuli@sveikuli.lv only.

If in the team there are members, younger than 14 years, it is obliged that there is a participant who is older than 18. There can be an exception, if it is previously arranged with the organizer – COK Silva (write to: sveikuli@sveikuli.lv)

Participants, younger than 18, who are willing to take part in the 24h distance, should hand in a written parent or guardian agreement at the time of registration.

Changes in the team member list without extra payment can be made till the June 15th 23:59 . If a previously arranged team wants to ad a member, the payment is according to the rules valid at the moment of members’ registration.

In the application (for 24 and 6h rogaining) there must be name of  the team, name and surname for each participant, date of birth, ODB number (if there is one), start group (how many hours), gender, country, menu choice (traditional, vegetarian or gluten-free), e-mail address (at least for one of team members).

In application form for 3h rogaining there must be name of the team, name and surname for each participant, date of birth, SI number, if he/she have, e-mail address (at least for one of team members).

Entry fees per participant (eur):

Date/groups      24h 24h O,V,SV J,UV
01.03- 31.03 33,- 22,-
01.04-31.05 44,- 27,-
01.06-15.07 55,- 33,-
16.07-19.07 66,- 40,-
Uz vietas- 20.,21.07 77,- 50,-
Date/groups 6h 6h T T
O,V,SV J,UV 19-64 <19; 64<
01.03- 31.03 20,- 13,- 5,- 3,-
01.04-31.05 25, 18,- 7,- 3,-
01.06-15.07 30,- 23,- 10,- 5,-
16.07-19.07 40,- 30,- 12,- 5,-
Uz vietas- 20.,21.07 50,- 35,- 15,- 10,-

 

 

Participation fee covers:

for 24h participants – SIAC rent, competition material (Map, number, etc.), service of results, catering (breakfast, Hash house and after finish (traditional, vegetarian and gluten-free cuisine)), prize fund, drinking and snack points, souvenir and other organizational expenses, first medical aid during the race, parking in competition center and tent sites (2 nights) and other costs;

for 6h participants – SIAC rent, competition material (Map, number, etc.), service of results, catering (breakfast, after finish), prize fund, drinking and snack points, souvenir and other organizational expenses, first medical aid during the race, short-term parking and other costs;

for T3 participants – competition material (Map, number, etc.), service of results (without publication of results), souvenir, breakfast and other organizational expenses, first medical aid, short-term parking and other costs;

For any changes with entries after July 15th – Eur 3,00 for every change.

Participants are responsible for returning SI Air unbroken to organizers. If the participant, by any reason, doesn’t return SI Air to the organizer (has lost it, etc.), participant must pay it’s value – 65,00 (sixty five) Eur.

If the team by any reason doesn’t take part in the event, the participation fee won’t be repaid.

Prizes Top three teams in each time and class category will be awarded, depends on budget of rogaine. Winners of 24 h rogaine in every age and gender group will receive a Latvian champion medal.

Participants responsibility for their own health and for insurance against accidents and possible injuries borne by the participants (over 18 years) or their parents / guardians (for participants 18 years and younger). Teams will be registered as full team at the event center, will receive participant accessories, will sign by the personal signature responsibility for their own, theirs child or guardians – participants health status, responsibility for possible accidents and possible injuries during the race. It is possible to take routes on distance in order to keep away the health and life hazards.

Participant, agrees that during the competition, he or she can be photographed and the photos can be used for publicity of this or any other race, or active lifestyle itself in print, electronic environment and social networks.

INFO: sveikuli@sveikuli.lv;

Zigfrids tel. +371 29232026

Evita tel. +371 29267142

www.sveikuli.lv

See you in Sveikuli, Tukums!