Important notice to all Kapa3days participants
After serious discussions about Kapa 3-day in 2020, we have decided to move the largest orienteering event in Baltics to 2nd to 4th of July 2021 at the same location!
The decision is based on publicly available information about further social distancing measures in Latvia during the whole summer of 2020 and we understand that we will not be able to organize our event under such conditions!
At the same time, we as Kapa orienteering club promise to organize a smaller sized event as soon as it will be possible this summer!
We are truly sorry about these unprecedented changes!
All existing entries to Kapa3days we move to 2021 by default. At the same time understanding the harsh financial situations, we are ready to return any entry payment made after receiving such notification from an applicant with no sanctions at all!
EVENT SCHEDULETrīs dienu individuālās sacensības
26 June 14.00 Start of the shortened long distance race - guest house "Kazupes" region
27 June 10.30 Start of the middle distance race (WRE race for W21E and M21E) - "Porkaļi" region
28 June 10.00 Start of the long distance race - "Porkaļi" region
Competition area is among various forms of lakes. Pine forests of different ages prevail in the area. Medium, big-sized relief forms concentrated in area.
Map scale 1:10 000 or 1:7 500 (1:7 500 for age groups MW65 and older), contour interval 2.5m
For sprint event Map scale 1:5 000, contour interval 2,5 m
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
Participant brings full responsibility about his health condition and ability to run chosen distance. (in 2nd day - middle distance)
|M21E||6,0 - 13,0||W21E||5,0 - 8,5||- 1999|
|M8*||1,5 - 2,5||W8*||1,5 - 2,5||2012 -|
|M10*||1,5 - 2,5||W10*||1,5 - 2,5||2010 -|
|M12*||2,0 - 2,8||W12*||2,0 - 2,8||2008 -|
|M12||2,5 - 2,8||W12||2,0 - 2,5||2008 -|
|M14L||4,0 - 5,0||W14L||3,0 - 4,0||2006 -|
|M14**||3,0||W14**||2,0 - 2,5||2006 -|
|M16L||5,0 - 6,0||W16L||3,5 - 4,5||2004 -|
|M16**||4,5 - 5,0||W16**||3,0 - 4,0||2004 -|
|M18||6,5 - 7,5||W18||4,5 - 5,0||2002 -|
|M20||7,5 - 9,0||W20||5,0 - 5,5||2000 -|
|M21L||7,5 - 9,0||W21L||5,0 - 6,0||- 1999|
|M21S||5,5 - 6,5||W21S||3,5 - 4,5||- 1999|
|M21 easy**||4,0 - 5,0||W21 easy**||3,5||- 1999|
|M35L||7,5 - 9,0||W35L||5,0||- 1985|
|M35S||5,0 - 6,0||W35S||4,0||- 1985|
|M40L||6,5 - 8,0||W40L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1980|
|M40S||5,0 - 6,0||W40S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1980|
|M45L||5,5 - 6,5||W45L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1975|
|M45S||4,5 - 5,5||W45S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1975|
|M50L||6,0 - 7,0||W50L||4,5 - 5,0||- 1970|
|M50S||4,5 - 5,5||W50S||3,5 - 4,0||- 1970|
|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 M85, W85 can be introduced (provided that at least 3 competitors of the respective age group have entered).
Groups M21 easy**, W21 easy** are for all the beginners - also for young ones born in 2003 and earlier, paying participant fee according to the age group
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. Time limit for every course is 120 min
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. Participants who will be orienteering at least one day with the assistance of an adult are included in the separate groups "W8* with parents" and "M8* with parents". There will not be DQ in Groups M8* and W8* instead penalty time 60 minutes will be added to result so they will be ranked below those who punched correctly. For groups W8*, M8*, W10*, M10* 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
- easy - easy 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 27 in the competition centre.
There will be a lottery of competitor’s number bibs during the closing ceremony.
Prizes for best orienteering clubs and families. Each participant's rating is measured by a point system. Results from DIR groups are not included in these ratings.
During the competition, we will provide:
- Online results - http://live.kapa.lv
- Kindergarten - Care of the participants’ children at each day’s event centres (from 2 years and older)
- Warm showers near the finish arenas
- Cafeteria services at the competition centre
There are 3 deadlines for the entries (Price per all days / Price per day):
|by 1 May 2020||from May 2 to June 2||from June 3 to June 14|
|MW 8-10||7 EUR / 3 EUR||9 EUR / 4 EUR||12 EUR / 5 EUR|
|MW12-14||12 EUR / 5 EUR||14 EUR / 6 EUR||18 EUR / 7 EUR|
|MW16-20||18 EUR / 7 EUR||22 EUR / 9 EUR||28 EUR / 12 EUR|
|MW21 easy||35 EUR / 14 EUR||35 EUR / 14 EUR||45 EUR / 18 EUR|
|MW60 and older||22 EUR / 9 EUR||28 EUR / 11 EUR||35 EUR / 14 EUR|
|Others||35 EUR / 14 EUR||45 EUR / 18 EUR||55 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 18 June involve a + 50% surcharge on the entry fee. Course change is possible only up to 22.06.2020 provided there are vacancies, + 7 EUR.
Refund of participation fee in case of canceling registration is possible only till 2nd June. After 3rd June participation fee will not be refunded in case of canceling participation.
- Online entries can be made here (available starting from 1 December 2019; 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 (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 7 EUR per day for competitors in the age groups MW20 and younger, and 9 EUR per day for competitors in the age groups MW60 and older, and 14 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 Orientēšanās klubs "KĀPA"
Reģ. Nr 40008021994
O.Vācieša ielā 24-7, Carnikava, LV–2163