Invitation (update 10.12.2017)
28.4.2018 Lahti region – Finland
All outdoor oriented people are welcome to participate in 9th Salpaus-rogaining on 28th of April 2018. The competition is organized by the orienteering branches of two sport clubs of the area: Lahden Taimi and Lahden Kaleva. The competition is aimed at all orienteerers, runners, hikers, nordic walkers, adventurers, companies, friends, families – everyone interested in spending time in the great outdoors!
Event Centre (Hash house)
The event centre is located approx. 20 km from Lahti Railway station. More detailed location reveiled 1 month before event date.
Four competition classes, based on duration (h=hours):
12h Main class
6h Middle distance
3h Short distance
All competition results are published in these three competition classes. However the teams also compete in different categories based on the age and sex of the participants (these differ from official rules):
12MO Men Open
12WO Women Open
12XO Mixed Open
In 6h class, no age categories, only by sex:
6MO Men Open
6WO Women Open
6XO Mixed Open
In 3h class, only one open category
3HO 3h Open
Under 15 year old participants can only take part with an 18+ adult in the same team
5h MTB class which can be attended as one person or team.
A team consists of 2-5 members. All members of the team must stay within 30m radius of each other during the competition. This distance will be observed in the terrain. The sex and age distribution inside the team is not restricted.
10.00 Map handout 12h class
10.30 Map handout 3h , 6h and 5hMTB classes
11:50 start 5h MTB class
12.00 Start – all classes
15.00 3h Finish
16:50 5h MTB Finish
18.00 6h Finish
24.00 12h Finish
24.15 Finishline closed
Topographical map A3+. Confirmation for the scale will be informed before competition time.
All controls have been marked with standard white and orange orienteering flags. Punching is done by electronic EMIT-system. There will be a sample control at the event centre and guidance to the use of the EMIT-system will be available. All teams use their own EMIT-cards. If a card is not available, it can be rented from the organizers for the price of 3€. If the card is lost, the value of the card will be charged.
Registration is opened. Please follow instructions given below.
Registration will be done via email to address: email@example.com.
In the email you need to share Team name, EMIT number (if lease-EMIT, write ”vuokra”), name and year of born of the team members , Class to join, Team Captain and his/her contact info (email address /phone number). Prefer if you use following info as copy, fulfill with your info and send it via email:
registration to Salpaus-rogaining event
Team contact email:
Team phone number:
Class (12h/6h/3h, 5hMTB):
Captains name and year of born:
member 2 name, sex (M/F) and year of born:
member 3 name, sex (M/F) and year of born:
member 4 name, sex (M/F) and year of born:
member 5 name, sex (M/F) and year of born:
Note, Registration only valid after team has made payment
Team captain must pay the fees for all team members at once, according to the following. (team fee is a sum of the fees of all team members):
Class Paid by 11.3. Paid by 1.4. Paid by 23.4
12 h/ 30 €-person /40 €- person/ 60€-person
6 h / 30 €-person /40 €- person/ 60€-person
3 h / 40 €-team / 50€-team / 60 €-team
5h MTB 30 €-person /40 €- person/ 60€-person
For Late entry payment team must be ready to show payment confirmation in the competition organizer when registration in hash house before map handout
The fees should be paid to the organizers bank account:
Receiver: Lahden Kaleva/Taimi_Suunnistus
Account number: FI07 554271400558 55
Please add your teams name in the message box
IBAN FI07 554271400558 55
for international paymet, Bank address
Camping, Food & Facilities
All services during the competition and one hour after the finish of the event are included in the fee. There is a camping possibility at the event center. Possibility for indoor sleeping facilities will be confirmed later. There are separate toilet for men and women which are open from Saturday 28.4 between 8 – Sun 29.4 until 03am. NOTE: showers for men and women are inside hash house .
Catering will be in Hash House open from Sat 12am.until Class 12h winners have receive prices. Available: Soup, juice,bread,Coffee . There will be few water posts along the course.
Prices for winners
Prices are not given to all categories, only main Classes: 5hMTB,12h,6h, 3h three best teams will get price.
Details will be added on the webpage during the spring. Detailed competition instructions will be pusblished just before the competition. You may also contact the organizers.
Event email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Manager: Kimmo Köppä
Course chiefs: Kimmo Köppä /Marko Ollikainen
Communications and publishing: Kimmo Köppä