Invitation

Welcome to FJORD-O ARCTIC 2011 

 

BUL-Tromsø Orientering,  Storsteinnes  Orientering and Troms Orienteringskrets,   welcome to the 24th  Fjord-O Arctic. Fjord-O Arctic 2011 is a

 4 days overall competition with the 3 best of 4 counting. 

 

VENUE AND MAPS.

Storsteinnes is responsible for race 1, 2. and 4 (all long distance) from venue at Kjerkevik in Malangen. The venue was used during the Nordic Championship in orienteering in 1984. The three races are held on a revised map of  Aursfjord-Hamnvåg from 1984.

BUL-Tromsø is responsible for race 3 from Tromsøhallen in a sentral part of the island of Tromsø (close to downtown Tromsø) on a revised Midt-Tromsøya map.

TERRAIN

The terrain in the 3 races at Kjerkevik is open birch and pine forest with moors. The terrain is very detailed.  There are a few spruce plantations. In general high runability.

The terrain on Tromsøya is in general open and detailed birch forest. There are some conifer plantations. The semi-urban forest is divided by lots of paths and tracks. Some parts have dense vegetation. In general easy to run.

 

PROGRAM

Tuesday, June 28: race 1: The forest race (long distance) from Kjerkevik.

1. start: 18.00. Arr: Storsteinnes. Course planner: Børge Larsen

Wednesday, June 29: race 2: The mountain race (long distance)  from Kjerkevik.

1. start: 20.00. Arr. Storsteinnes. Course planner: Ottar Kvaal 

Thursdag, June 30: race 3: The urban race (middle distance) at Tromsøhallen.

1. start: 18.00 Arr: BUL-Tromsø. Course planners: Bengt Haugen and Stein Johansen

 

Friday, July 1: race 4: The Fjord race(long distance) from Kjerkevik

1. start: 15.00. Arr. Storsteinnes. Corse planner: Ivar Helgesen

 

 

PARKING

Venue A: parking for private cars and mobile homes, 5 minutes to walk from the venue.

Parking for buses 10 minutes walk from venue.

Parking fee a day: 30 NOK for cars, 50 NOK for mobile homes and cars with caravan, and 100 kr for buses. For all 3 days, the fees are 50 NOK for cars, 100 NOK for mobiles/caravans and 250 NOK for buses.

For Venue B (Tromsø), there is free parking close to the venue.

 

EMIT CONTROL SYSTEM

The Emit control system is used in all classes except Small Trolls.

Emit tag may be rented. The fee is 50 NOK a day, 100 NOK for 3 days and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSES AND CLASSES

Course Level Categories Dag 1 Dag 2 Dag 3 Dag 4
1 A H21- 9,3 11,2 5,4 10,0
2 A H35-,

H19-20

7,7 9,0 4,5 7,4
3 A D21-,

H17-18

7,3 8,2 4,4

 

7,0
4 A H40-,

H45-

7,4 7,5 4,1 6,2
5 A H15-16, 

D19-20

D35

5,4 5,8 4,0 5,5

 

 

6   H50

A Direkte

5,3 6,1 3,9 5,5
7 A D17-18,

 D40-,

 D45-

5,0 5,2 3,6

 

5,1
8 A H55-,

H17AK

4,8 5,4 3,2 4,9
9 A D50-,

 D55-,

 D15-16, D17AK,

4,1 3,9 2,9 4,3
10 A H60-,

H65,

4,6 4,7 2,6 4,4
11 A D60-,

 D65-,

H70-,

 H75-

3,1 3,3 2,5 3,3
12 B H13-14, D13-14 3,1 3,5 2,3 3,5
13 C H17C,

D17C

C-Direkte

3,1 2,6 2,1 2,8
14 C/N H11-12, D11-12, 2,5 2,6 2,0 2,7
15 N H10,

D10,

D11-12N

H11-12N

2,3 2,1 1,7 1,8
16 N D17N,

H17N,

D13-16N, H13-16N

2,9 2,4 1,9 2,0
17 A/B D70,

D75,

H80,

H85

2,3 2,5 2,4 2,4
18 N N-åpen 2,0 1,7 1,7 1,8
    Små-troll        

 

DIRECT ENTRY CLASSES

A and C direct, N open  are direct entry classes. Entry at secretary

Small Troll entry at Small Troll tent.

 

START

2 starts at Kjerkevik: Start  1. for corses  1-13 + 17, 1,5km from venue – 20 minutes to walk. Start 2 for 14-16 +18(Also N Open!) corses 100 m from venue.

1 starts  at  Tromsøhallen.

STARTING ORDER

You enter  start “box” 3 min before start. You take the map and zero your after the start moment. Free control descriptions in the start box. Remember back-up tag.

N Open class and classes for those younger than 12 years receive the maps in forehand.

For race 1, the maps are to be found in the club bags. The maps for race 2, 3 and 4 are to be fetched at secretary.

Direct entries ( included N open) choose their start time and start from special start box.

DELAYED STARTS

goes from special box.

 

START NUMBER

All runners receive a start number to be used in all races.

DRINKWATER DURING THE RACE

In general, no water at controls. Generally all water in lakes and brooks in the Aursfjord-Hamnvåg area are drinkable.

MAPS

Maps are in scale 1:10000 and  A3-format for the longest courses, 1:7500 and A4 for the shortest. Maps are protected in plastic bags.

Maps in ordinary classes are collected after race in boxes for each course, and released 1 hour and 45 minutes after  1.start.

CLUB BAGS

Bags with start numbers, program. MG-magazine, MG pin for each runner except N open and Small Trolls, back-up tags and maps in forehand for runners  12 years and less, and PM, are to be fetched from Secretary desk.

 

PAYMENT

Foreign clubs and runners should pay the start fee in advance to MG 2011, Merkantilservice,

Veiskift, N-9050 Storsteinnes, to  Iban account No7047761672513 and with schwith-code SNOWNO22, or latest at arrival(the secretary). Payment terminals are available.

 

CHILD MINDING SERVICE

Free child minding service (Barnepark) at each race.

 

WASHING

”Wet towel” at races 1, 2 and 4, showers in Tromsøhallen at race 2.

PRIZES

MG pin for all runners except for Small-Trolls and N Open.

In classes 17 years and older, there are prizes for the winner in each of the 4 races. In the overall competition, there will be a prize for 1/3 of the competitors according to the entry list at 31.5.

In classes DH 15-16, DH 13-14 and DH 13-16N, there are prizes for the 3 best in each race. In the overall competition, there will be prizes for 1/3 in the DH 15-16 classes. In the DH 13-14 and DH 13-16N, all will have a prize in the overall competition.

In classes N åpen, DH 11-12N, DH10, and DH 11-12, there will be prizes for all in each race.

In A and C direct classes, there will be a prize for the winner in each race.

PRIZEGIVING CEREMONIES

for DH 21 classes are planned to take place

                Race 1:    21.

                Race 2:    23

                Race 3:    20.30

                Race 4:    18

The Small Trolls choose their prizes diectly after each race. For N åpen and other classes, the prizegiving ceremony will take place when the results for each class is ready.

 

FOOD

Sale of hot food and snacks at Kafe Midnight Sun..

MEDICIAL CARE.

Balsfjord Red Cross at the Kjerkevik venue.

Doctor and nurse available at Tromsøhallen.

 

TRAINING

1. Training map with 15 controls  in Svartåsen, a part of the Aursfjord-Hamnvåg map. 15 km to drive from Hamnvåg. Maps available at the secretary for 20 NOK.See alosowebside.

2. Training map with 15 controls at a new Nikkavatn map close to Malangen Brygger. Maps available at Malangen Brygger or the secretary for 20NOK.

3. Tour Orienteering Malangsturen  2011 with 50 controls in 4 maps in the Meistervik-Sand area. The whole  Malangsturen envelope for 200 NOK at Malangen Brygger or the secretary.

Single maps available at Malangen brygger and the secretary for 10NOK.

We recommend the maps for the Norwegian championship in 2008 at Kvaløya.(Secretary).

 

TRANSPORT

Bus transport from Tromsø Airport Langnes monday 27. at  22.45. Reservations to MG 2011.

Return bus Friday July 1th. at 17.00  which should be in Tromsø ca 19.00.

Buss shuttle in the Hamnvåg-Aursfjord-area June 28., 29.,  and  July 1.

Bus transport from Malangen to Tromsø for 3. race. The bus leaves from Hamnvåg 10 o’clock and returns shortly after the race.

 

BOAT TRANSPORT over the fjord

from Malangen Brygger to Kjerkevik ca 10 minutes. 15 min to walk. Fee 75 NOK a trip.

Order to Malangen Brygger or MG 2011.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Midnight Sun and Seefishing Fjord cruises will be organized from Malangen Brygger. See webside.

Malangen and Tromsø offers excellent opportunities for all out-door activities. Go to:  www.tromso.kommune.no or www.balsfjord.kommune.no.

MG 2011 BOARD

                  Gunnar Kvaal, Storsteinnes i.l

                  Roar Flydal, BUL-Tromsø

                  Eli Blomseth helgesen, TROK

                  Helmer Hemmingsen, Storsteinnes i.l

 

TD: Race 1, 2 og 4: Carl H Bjørseth

        Race 3: Gjermund Alfonsson Urset

 

JURY: Jan Gaute Buvik. NO/ Korgen(leader)

             Eli Blomseth Helgesen, TROK/Sørreisa

             Jussi-Petri Hirvonen, Rastivarsat

 

CONTACT: E-MAIL: ottkva@hotmail.com.  

                      MOBILE: mg 2011(urgent): ++47 90813050

                                       Or: Gunnar Kvaal ++47 48141883

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