Invitation 

The 2009 Fin5 Orienteering Week and the World Cup Qualification for the Finnish team are organized by the clubs Hauhon Sisu and Hämeenlinnan Suunnistajat.

For more information, see the Fin5 home page at


Programme 12 to 17 July 2009:

Date Time Event Location
Sun 12 July 12:00 Opening Hauho
13:00 Day 1, middle distances
World Cup Qualification for classes H/D21E, middle distances
Hauho
Mon 13 July 10:00 Day 2, shortened long distances
Rest day for classes H/D21E
Hauho
19:00 Prize-giving, winners of Days 1 and 2, Shopping centre Tuulonen Tuulos
19:00 – 01:00 Official FIN5 Dance, Kapakanmäki dance hall Tuulos
Tue 14 July 9.00 Finnish Championship for orienteer golfers, Aulanko-Golf, Eversti course Hämeenlinna
13:00 Classes H/D21E: Day 2, WC Qualification, sprint distances
Rest day for all other classes
Hämeenlinna
Wed 15 July 10:00 Day 3, long distances
Classes H/D21E: WC Qualification, shortened middle distances
Renko
Thu 16 July 10:00 Day 4, middle distances
Classes H/D21E: WC Qualification, long distances
Renko
18:30 Prize-giving, winners of Days 3 and 4, Event centre Hämeenlinna
Fri 17 July 9:00 Day 5, long distances
Classes H/D21E: middle distances
All Elite classes: pursuit
Renko
12:30 - Prize-giving at the Competition centre Renko


Classes & Preliminary Distances:

Class Distances (km)
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
H21E 5,5 3 3
16 6
H20E 5,8 7,3 8,3 5,3 9
H18E 5,2 6,3 7,9 4,8 8,2
H16E 4,1 4,4 6,8 4,2 7,3
D21E 4,5 2,5 2,6
11 5
D20E 4,3 5 7,1 4,5 7,3
D18E 4,1 4,4 6,8 4,2 7,3
D16E 3,6 4,2 6,3 3,6 6,3
H21A 6 7,9 8,6 5,8 9,2
H21AL 4,5 5,9 7 4,2 7,1
H21B 4,2 5,8 6,3 3,8 7
H21C 4 4,4 4 2,8 4,1
H35A 5,8 7,3 8,3 5,3 9
H35AL 4,1 5,1 6 3,4 6,8
H35B 4 4,3 4,5 3,2 4,8
H40A 5,5 6,6 7,6 5,7 8
H40AL 3,9 5 5,6 3,3 6,8
H40B 4 4,3 4,5 3,2 4,8
H45A 4,7 5,5 7,5 5,2 7,3
H45AL 3,8 4,5 5 3,2 6,6
H45B 3,5 4 4,4 3 4,5
H50A 4,5 5,5 7 4 6,3
H50AL 3,7 4 4,8 3 5,6
H50B 3,5 3,9 4,3 2,8 4,2
H55A 4 4,9 6,3 3,8 6
H55AL 3,5 3,9 4,4 2,9 5,1
H55B 3,3 3,5 3,8 2,6 4,1
H60A 3,8 4,6 5,6 3,2 6,4
H60AL 3,5 3,5 4 2,7 4,5
H60B 3 3 3,7 2,5 3,8
H65A 3,5 4 5 3 5
H65AL 3 2,9 3,5 2,5 3,8
H70 3,3 3,6 3,6 2,5 3,7
H75 2,8 2,9 3,1 2,1 3,1
H80 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
H85 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
H90 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
H20A 4 4,6 6,2 4 6,7
H18A 4 4,6 6,2 4 6,6
H16A 3 3,2 5 2,9 5,4
H15-18B 3 3 3,7 2,5 3,8
H14A 3,4 3,3 3,2 2,6 3,2
H13A 3 2,9 2,9 2,4 2,8
H13-14B 2,3 2,5 2,7 2,2 2,8
H12 2,4 2,3 2,3 2,2 2,4
H12TR 2,1 2 2,2 1,8 2,2
H10RR 2,9/2,1 3,1/2,5 3,1 / 2,4 2,6 / 2,0 3,3 / 2,8
H9RR 2,5/2,1 2,6/2,3 2,8 / 2,0 2,3 / 1,7 2,9 / 2,4
D21A 4,3 5 7,1 4,5 7,1
D21AL 3,5 3,9 4,4 2,6 4,7
D21B 3,5 4 4,4 3 4,5
D21C 3 3,4 3,7 2,7 4
D35A 3,5 4,2 5,6 3,3 6
D35B 3,5 3,9 4,3 2,8 4,2
D40A 3,5 4,2 5,6 3,3 6
D40B 3,3 3,5 3,8 2,6 3,9
D45A 3,5 4,2 5 3 5,5
D45B 2,9 2,9 3,5 2,4 3,3
D50A 3,5 3,5 3,9 2,8 4,5
D50B 2,9 2,9 3,5 2,4 3,3
D55A 3 3,3 3,5 2,5 3,8
D55B 2,8 2,8 3,1 2,2 2,8
D60A 3 3,2 3,6 2,4 3,5
D60B 2,8 2,8 3,1 2,2 2,8
D65 2,8 2,9 3,1 2,1 3,1
D70 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
D75 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
D80 2 2,4 2,5 1,9 2,6
D20A 3 3,2 5 2,9 5,5
D18A 3 3,2 5 2,9 5,5
D16A 3,3 3,5 3,8 2,5 4,1
D15-18B 2,8 2,8 3,1 2,2 2,8
D14A 3,2 2,9 2,9 2,6 3,1
D13A 2,8 2,7 2,9 2,5 3
D13-14B 2,3 2,5 2,7 2,5 2,8
D12 2,2 2,3 2,2 1,8 2,3
D12TR 2,1 2 2,2 1,8 2,2
D10RR 2,9/2,4 3,1/2,5 3,1/2,4 2,6/2,0 3,3/2,8
D9RR 2,5/2,1 2,6/2,3 2,8/2,0 2,3/1,7 2,9/2,4
Kunto A7 6,9 7 6,4 6,1 7,1
Kunto A5 4,8 5,1 4,7 4,5 5,1
Kunto A3 3,1 3 2,8 2,8 3
Kunto B4 3,5 3,5 2,7 2,5 3,5
Kunto C 1,7 1,7 2,3 1,7 2,1
Perhe - RR 2,5/2,1 2,6/2,3 2,8/2,0 2,3/1,7 2,9/2,4

E = Elite A = Normal distance
L = Short distance
B = For less experienced orienteers
C = For beginners
Kunto = Keep-fit class
H = Men
D = Women
RR = with guiding signs
Perhe - RR = Family class, with guiding signs

Distances to Starting Places

Distances to starting places are 500 to 1,500 m on Day 1. On other days, distances to starting places are 500 to 3,000 m.

Maps

All maps are printed (6/2009) maps with a scale of 1:10 000, on long distances 1:15000 for some classes. Contour interval is 5 m. In youngster and adult classes, maps are of size A3 or A4, in children’s classes A4 or A5 (printed map). In sprint competitions, a special sprint map is used. All maps are provided in plastic pockets.

Emit Punching System

You must present the number of your Emit (electronic punching card) when registrating. Organizers will reserve rental Emit cards for those having not notified their Emit card numbers. We will charge of rental fee of €12 per week, or € 3 per day. Pre-reserved Emit cards can be picked up from the Event centre Info point until 10 PM 11 July. Thereafter, cards can be picked up from the Competition centre Info point. Emit card payment must be made when paying the registration fee. For loss of a rental Emit card a fee of €70 will be charged.

Registration

Registration by 15 June 2009:

1) Primarily using the registration service. Searching the registrations.

2) By post to the following address: Fin5-suunnistusviikko 2009, Raatihuoneenkatu 17A (5. kerros), 13100 Hämeenlinna, Finland.

3) By email to the following address: fin5ilmot@aina.net

Registration fees

Registration fees depend on the day of the registration:

Classes Payment by 31 Dec 2008 Payment by 31 March 2009 Payment by 15 June 2009 Payment by 26 June 2009
€/week €/day €/week €/day €/week €/day €/week €/day
Elite classes 80 18 95 21 110 24 160 34
H/D 9 to 16 35 9 45 11 55 13 70 16
Other classes 70 16 85 19 100 22 140 30
  In Competition centre:
Kunto   40 10
Kunto RR-perhesarja (family class)   40 10


Registration fees must be paid when registrating by bank transfer using the reference number provided by the registration system or your club’s own reference number.

All payments must be made with the following information: Bank - Nordea; IBAN - FI2110333000106636; SWIFT code - NDEAFIHH. Banking charges will be paid by the competitor.

Elite Classes Qualification

In classes H21E and D21E (World Cup qualification), registration is restricted. The organizers and the Finnish Orienteering Federation reserve the right to choose competitors for the classes H20E, H18E, H16E, D20E, D18E, and D16E. Those elected not to be included in the elite classes will be placed in the next class corresponding as closely as possible the elite class in question. Selection criterion for Finnish orienteers is the Finnish ranking on 15 June 2009. Elite classes selection criteria for foreign orienteers are the World Ranking and achievements on national level. Selections will be made primarily from those competitors competing on all five Days. In elite classes, on the last day of Fin5 there will be a pursuit.

Keep-fit Class

For keep-fit class, there are offered five courses every day (for classes, distances and starting places, see the table above). Registration is made in the keep-fit class info in the competition centre. Map fee: €40 per week, or € 10 per day. Perhe - RR class: registrations are made in the keep-fit info of the competition centre. Map fee: €40 per week, or € 10 per day.

Rastiralli Class

Rastiralli is a marked-out orienteering course especially designed for children. On every day on Fin-5, there is a course of 0.5 to 2 km for the Rastiralli class. A charge of €12 per week, or € 3 per day, is charged for Rastiralli.

Child Care (Muksula)

In competition centres, there is a child care area (Muksula) for small children above the age of one. Registration for Muksula must be made by 29 June 2009 to the address fin5toimisto@aina.net. When registrating, the child’s name, age, days of participation, possible allergies, and name and telephone number of the guardian must be provided. For children not pre-registrated, child care is only provided depending on the availability of children's nurses. The daily charge of €4 includes a snack.

Prizes

On the Fin-5 Orienteering Week, prizes in the form of goods are given for all competitive classes according to final results of the week. Additionally, the winners of Days 1, 2, 3, and 4 are awarded.

After the finish line of the day 5, all competitors as well as participants in the keep-fit class are awarded a commemorative medal.

Among the participants of the keep-fit class, two prizes per course are raffled off every day.

Sign Posts

To

Sign posts in place Sign posts in place (date/time)
Event Centre, Kauriala School Highway 3, junctions in Hämeenlinna city centre 10 July 2009 10 AM – 19 July 2009 5 PM
Hauho, Days 1 & 2 In the crossing of the highway 12 and the public road 305, and in the crossing of the main road 57 and the local road 13911 (Hauhontaka) 11 July 2009 10 AM – 14 July 2009 5 PM. Driving time to the competition centre approx. 20 min.
Renko, Days 3 to 5 In the crossing of the highway 10 and the public road 2871 (Oinaala), and in the crossing of the main road 3 and the local road 292 (Virala) 13 July 2009 12:00 – 17 July 2009 5 PM. Driving time from the highway 10 approx. 15 min and from the highway 3 approx. 30 min.
Sprint distance, H/D21E 14 July 2009 Event centre Given in the competition guidelines.


Parking

Parking places are in the vicinity of the competition centre on a field on a walking distance less than 1 km from the completion centre.

Parking fees for cars and mobile homes/caravans are €25 per week, or €6 per day, and for buses €50 per week, or €16 per day. Parking tickets are sold at the Info point and at the parking area. Our parking assistants will review all vehicles for parking tickets when exiting the parking areas. Weekly parking tickets can be purchased when registrating, and also using our registration service. Pre-paid parking tickets are picked up from the Event centre Info point. Accommodation at the parking area is forbidden.

Transportation

Buses for competition centre leave from the Event centre. A bus ticket for adults costs €25 per week, or €6 per day, and for 12-year-olds and younger orienteers €15 per week, or €4 per day. Bus tickets are sold at Info points. Weekly bus tickets can be purchased when registrating, and also using our registration service. Pre-paid bus tickets are to be picked up from the Event centre Info point. Bus timetables are provided on the Fin-5 home page and in the programme leaflet.

Competition Centre Services

Info point, guide pole, dining, cafe and kiosk services, a place for washing, a place for washing gear, and toilets.

Event Centre Services

Info point, simple accomodation (sleeping on the floor), showers, dining room, café/kiosk services, sales and demonstration points.

Accommodation services

You can ask for a simple accommodation (sleeping on the floor) from the Fin-5 office. On the home page, there is provided information on available cabins. A place for sleeping on floor can be reserved when registrating using our registration service. On our home page, there are links to various accommodation services. Information on tenting, caravan and mobile home accommodations are provided on the Fin-5 home page, too.

Training

For more information on training possibilities, see the Fin5 home page.

Auxiliary Services

If you require information on other events organized in the Hämeenlinna region during the Fin5 Orienteering Week, please visit our home page.

Officials

Chairman of the Organizing Committee: Tapani Koskela, tel. +358 40 45 10 670
Event managers: Rauno Lepistö (Hauho) and Hannu Joensuu (Renko)
Coordinator of course setters: Hannu Lähteenmäki
Main course setters: Mikko Lepistö, Hauho
Kalevi Heiskanen, Renko
Result service manager: Lasse Lepistö
Field manager: Asko Lautamäki
Official technical expert: Unto Kanerva
Course controllers: Pertti Hartman, RaN (Days 1 and 2)
Markku Pessi RiSu (Days 3 to 5 pv)
Youngster and children courses: Timo Salonen, VaHa (Days 1 to 5 pv)
Keep-fit classes: Ilpo Laiho, HlT (Days 1 to 5 pv)
Spokesman Keijo Suomalainen, tel. +358 40 58 27 770

Fin5 Office
Mail address: Fin5-suunnistusviikko
Raatihuoneenkatu 17 A (5. kerros)
13100 Hämeenlinna
Tel: +358 45 7732 1225
E-mail: fin5toimisto@aina.net
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