Event invitation

Biathlon Orienteering Finnish and Finnish Military federation Championship, World Cup 3th and 4th Competition, Nammo Lapua Games

9th and 10th of May 2014

Seinäjoki, Finland

Ylistaron Kilpa-Veljet and Seinäjoen Hiihtoseura invite you participate open Finnish Championship and the World Cup Competition in Biathlon Orienteering. The competitions will be held in Seinäjoki, located 70 km from Vaasa airport, and about 80 km from Vaasa harbor, and only 3km from Seinäjoki CityCenter. Please also note to Seinäjoki is a good train connection from Oulu, Tampere, Turku and Helsinki.


Friday May 9th

Sprint distance competition. Map scale 1:5000. Interval starts is one minute. (Orienteering – prone shooting, 5shots, penalty loop – orienteering – standing shooting 5shots (classes under 16 years has only prone shooting, 5+5 shots) penalty loop – running to finish line)

Competition classes are M14- M70 and W14- W70. M21 and W21 are the World Cup classes.

Adjustment shooting starts at 16.00. First start 18.00.

Saturday May 10th

Mass start by series, long distance. Map scale 1:10000 (Orienteering – prone shooting (10 shots), penalty loop – orienteering – standing shooting (10 shots), classes under 16 years has only prone shooting (10+10 shots), penalty loop – orienteering – running to finish line)

Competition classes M14- M70 and W14- W70. M21 and W21 are the World Cup classes.

Adjustment shooting starts at 09.00. First start 11.00


Registration deadline untill 2.5.2014 at 24.00. Registration must include following information: name, class, year of birth, Emit-number, or if necessary rent Emit-card (5 EUR).

Control systems and rifles

EMIT cards will be used in the competition. Please indicate each competitors Emit number at registration form. EMIT cards can be rented from the organizer at the price of 5 euro/day. Disappearance EMIT card will be charged 50 Euros.

The caliber of the barrel must be 5.6 mm (.22 inch rifle). Only international standard .22.long (cal.5,6mm) rimfire ammunition may be used. Rifles and ammunitions must be owned by competitors.

Entry fees

Sprint competition 18 EUR/person

Mass Start competition 20 EUR/person

Bank account information

Receiver: Ylistaron Kilpa-Veljet

IBAN: FI9555320440012173 BIC OKOYFIHH

The registration fees must be paid before 2th of May 2014!

Competition centre

Guidance towards to the competition center starts from Seinäjoki city Suupohjantie and Huhtalantie. Competition Center located Jouppilanvuorentie 85, Seinäjoki.


We recommend the following accommodation:

Hostel Wanha Karhunmäki Karhunmäentie 923, 62100 Lapua +358 6 437 7757 email: info@wanhakarhunmaki.fi

More information about Wanha Karhunmäki

Hotel Sorsanpesä, reservation code” Ampumasuunnistajat” Törnäväntie 27 60200 Seinäjoki +358 20 741 8181 email: sorsanpesa@sorsanpesa.fi or  myynti@sorsanpesa.fi

At the same weekend, a large congress held in Seinäjoki. For this reason, almost all the downtown hotels are already fully booked.


Competition Manager: Teemu Hauhia teemu.m.hauhia(a)gmail.com +358 40 8401640

Communications and Media: Eija Hauhia eija.hauhia(a)gmail.com  +358 400 865 202

Chief Course Planner: Jaakko Istolahti jaakko.istolahti(a)netikka.fi +358 44 5050 440

All Information, Results, Split times etc.

Websites: www.ykv.fi/suunnistus



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