Kurzemes Pavasaris sprint 2020

LOF Sprint Cup 1. Stage

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Competition is held on April 4, 2020
Organizers are Latvian Orienteering Federation, Orienteering club "Saldus" together with the council of Auce Municipality

Competition centre

The competition centre is located close in Auce.
Exact location of the competition will be published later.


Opening ceremony: 17:30
Start for the first competitor: 18:00
Start for Beginners class: 19:00
Prize giving ceremony: 19:30

Map and terrain

Terrain: Classic urban terrain with parks, streets and yards. Runnability is from good to excellent. Mostly hard surface, some parts of the terrain have gravel surface and lawns.
Map: Mapped in winter 2019-2020 by Oskars Zērnis. Scale 1:4000, contour interval 2,5m.

Competition classes

Elite classes: WE, ME – elite classes without age restrictions
Competition classes: W/M 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 35, 45, 55, 65, 75
OPEN class: Usual sprint course, registration on the competition day
Beginners class: Orienteering in Saldus town without time control


Course setter Rūdolfs Zērnis
Classic sprint course in urban terrain
Expected winning time in all classes 12-15 min

Course lengths

Class Sprint 04.04 (km) Class Sprint 04.04 (km)
M12 1.5 W12 1.5
M14 2.0 W14 2.0
M16 2.5 W16 2.0
M18 2.5 W18 2.5
M21E 3.5 W21E 3.0
M21 2.5 W21 2.5
M35 2.5 W35 2.5
M45 2.5 W45 2.0
M55 2.0 W55 2.0
M65 2.0 W65 1.5
M75 1.5 W75 1.5
OPEN 2.0

Start procedure

Sprint course with interval start
Start interval 1 minute

Dangerous places

Competitors have to be careful while running on streets. Make sure that no cars are approaching before crossing the roads!

Special rules

Competitors who have not started yet are not allowed to enter the embargoed area from 17.30 until 19.00.
Embargoed are will be published later.
Participants are responsible for their own actions and health during the competition.
Competitors are only allowed to stay in the competition centre area or outside of the embargoed area.
Finished competitors are not allowed to communicate or pass information about the course or terrain to competitors who haven’t started yet.

Electronic Punching System

SportIdent electronic punching system will be used.
Organisers provide also contactless punching with SIAC cards.
Those with their own SportIdent or SIAC cards shall indicate their SportIdent or SIAC card number in their entry.
SportIdent and SIAC cards are available for rent at the registration, rental fee is 1.00 EUR per day.


Ordinary entries are done until 29 March, 24:00
After 29 March - entry is possible only on the vacant places.
Competitors in OPEN un Beginners classes register at the competition centre on the competition day

Entry fees

MW21E, 21, 35, 45, 55 classes
Registration date Entry fee
Until 22.03.2020 6 EUR
23.03–29.03.2020 8 EUR
MW12, 14, 16, 18, 65, 75 classes
Registration date Entry fee
Until 22.03.2020 4 EUR
23.03–29.03.2020 6 EUR
OPEN un Beginners classes
Registration date Entry fee
OPEN, competition day 8 EUR
Beginners, competition day For free

Registration after 29.03.2020, only to the vacant places adding 50% to the entry fee!
Payments for the entry fees must be transferred to OK Saldus bank account.


The top 3 runners in each class are awarded with prizes.

Bank Account Details

OK "Saldus"
Kalsētas street 6-1, Saldus, LV-3801
Registration No.: 50008089151
Bank Account No.: LV77HABA0551009645960
Code: HABALV22

Additional Information

Emīls Zērnis
Mobile: +37120361639
E-mail: emils.zernis@gmail.com