KĀPA 2020
THREE-DAY
ORIENTEERING EVENT

Registration

1st BULLETIN

KĀPA 2020
XXXIV ORIENTĒŠANĀS TRĪSDIENAS
26.06.-28.06.2020. Ludzas novads
Sacensību centrs "Porkaļos", Pildas pag. Ludzas novads
27.06. - IOF elites ranga sacensības vidējā distancē(WRE)
Organizē: OK Kāpa sadarbībā ar Ludzas novada pašvaldību un LOF

EVENT SCHEDULE

Trīs 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

TERRAIN

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

EMBARGOED AREA

KAPA 2020 EMBARGOED AREA

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)

Men km Women km Y.o.b.
M21E6,0 - 13,0 W21E5,0 - 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 -
M122,5 - 2,8 W122,0 - 2,5 2008 -
M14L4,0 - 5,0 W14L3,0 - 4,0 2006 -
M14**3,0 W14**2,0 - 2,5 2006 -
M16L5,0 - 6,0 W16L3,5 - 4,5 2004 -
M16**4,5 - 5,0 W16**3,0 - 4,0 2004 -
M186,5 - 7,5 W184,5 - 5,0 2002 -
M207,5 - 9,0 W205,0 - 5,5 2000 -
M21L7,5 - 9,0 W21L5,0 - 6,0 - 1999
M21S5,5 - 6,5 W21S3,5 - 4,5 - 1999
M21 easy**4,0 - 5,0 W21 easy**3,5 - 1999
M35L7,5 - 9,0 W35L5,0 - 1985
M35S5,0 - 6,0 W35S4,0 - 1985
M40L6,5 - 8,0 W40L4,5 - 5,0 - 1980
M40S5,0 - 6,0 W40S3,5 - 4,0 - 1980
M45L5,5 - 6,5 W45L4,5 - 5,0 - 1975
M45S4,5 - 5,5 W45S3,5 - 4,0 - 1975
M50L6,0 - 7,0 W50L4,5 - 5,0 - 1970
M50S4,5 - 5,5 W50S3,5 - 4,0 - 1970
M555,0 W554,5 - 1965
M604,5 W604,0 - 1960
M654,5 W653,5 - 1955
M704,5 W703,5 - 1950
M753,5 W753,0 - 1945
M803,2 W802,8 - 1940


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

PRIZEGIVING

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.

SERVICES

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

ENTRIES

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

Bank account:
Association Orientēšanās klubs "KĀPA"
Reģ. Nr 40008021994
O.Vācieša ielā 24-7, Carnikava, LV–2163

A/S "SWEDBANK"
LV93HABA0551032772606
S.W.I.F.T. HABALV22