18th Open Croatian championship in orienteering „CROATIA OPEN 2014“
Croatia open 2014 is a 6-day orienteering festival and will be placed in Croatian region Primorsko-Goranska from 21st-26th July 2014. Event will have 5 stages (with rest day beetween stages 2 and 3) all ranked for overall standings. Second stage (sprint) will also be ranked seperately and will have prize-giving ceremony. Beside event we will provide you excelent training posibilities for real o-holiday. See you in Croatia!
01.03.2014. – First entry deadline
Delnice, island of Krk.
21 July: middle, Sunger - 10% NEW MAP
22 July: sprint Omišalj - NEW MAP
23 July: rest day
24 July: long, Delnice;
25 July: short-long, Petehovac - NEW MAP,
26 July: middle, Golubinjak., Petehovac - NEW MAP.
Short text about and what to visit during Croatia open 2014 can be found in about competition section.
M10, M12, M14, M16, M18, M20, M21A, M21B, M21E, M35, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65, M70
W10, W12, W14, W16, W18, W20, W21A, W21B, W21E, W35, W40, W45, W50, W55, W60, W65
OPEN LONG, OPEN SHORT, BEGINEERS (up to 8 years old)
More about courses and technique tips for our terrains can be found in analysis section.
Drawn in 2013/2014 according to latest ISOM and ISSOM standards. All maps will be made based on laser-scaning and drawn by well known international mapmakers and printed on high-quality waterproof paper.
More about maps (for both training and competition) can be found in competition area section.
1st stage: Karst terrain mixed with steep continentall slopes close to Sunger.
2nd stage: Extraordinary mediterranean town with irregular network of streets.
3rd stage: Karst terrain.
4th stage: Highland terrain.
5th stage: Karst terrain.
More about terrains can be found in competition area section.
You may register your participation on Croatia open 2014 on this LINK. You can also check list of entries HERE.
*Entry fee per stage for OPEN L, OPEN S, BEGINEERS, W10, M10, W12, M12, W14, M14. W16 and M16.
Late entries on day of the event are possible only in case if there are enough vacant places.
Payments can be made on following bank account:
Will be published by July 15th 2014 on web pages.
Since during last years we had a lot of changes in last moment we want to avoid that in future - therfore, late changes are going to be charged 2€. Under late changes we imply:
Accommodation type „A“ – sport hall indoors
All accommodation types cost 5€ per person per day. It is possible to pay upon your arrival!
We will aslo make T-shirts with Croatia open theme. T-shirt will be available at price of 10€.
Will not be provided this year. Instead, each day (except Stage 2 - Krk) a string course race for children will be organized. The string course is a short orienteering course which is marked by a continuous ribbon or yarn.
Via club bank account or in cash upon your arrival to event. For entries made after July 1st all payments can be made in cash upon arrival - no cash sending by post.ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ
Where can I get bulletin? – Bulletin will be printed and you will get it in your club bag upon arrival.
Where can I get training maps? – You can get training maps in event entre in sport hall in Delnice or in finish area.
Is second stage ranked for overall result? – Yes! It is ranked for for overall standings but also as „extra“ stage since we will have prize giving ceremony for this stage.
Are there toilets on start? – No, toilets are placed only in finish area.
Is it allowed to put tent in finish area? - It is allowed for teams to make club tents in finish area. Organizer is not taking any responsibility for your tent during event.