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Invitation to IOF Trail Orienteering Event Advisers' Clinic 2014 SWE

This Trail Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic is organised for the education and recruitment

of new IOF licensed Trail Orienteering Event Advisers. The clinic also serves as a refresher

for current IOF Event Advisers. National orienteering federations are asked to identify and

enter suitable candidates.

Organiser: IOF Trail Orienteering Commission and IOF Rules Commission, in collaboration with O-Ringen Academy

Date & time: 22 July, afternoon

23 July, whole day

Venue: Kristianstad, Sweden

Course Objectives: The main objective of this IOF Trail Orienteering Event Advisers’

Clinic is to prepare participants to be licensed IOF Trail Orienteering

Event Advisers. The clinic is also recommended for already licensed

Event Advisers who wish to get the latest updates regarding the

controlling of IOF major events.

Requirements: The requirements for licensing are:

1. Be an active and experienced trail orienteer.

2. Have competed in trail orienteering in countries other than your own.

3. Have successfully controlled or played a major part in the organisation of national or international standard trail orienteering events in the last 3 years.

4. Be competent in the English language.

5. Have attended, and have been an active participant in, an IOF Trail Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic.

6. Be familiar with the Competition Rules for IOF Trail Orienteering Events and other relevant publications.

7. Be recognised as an expert in trail orienteering and endorsed as suitable by your federation.

Course content: - Understanding of the task of an IOF Trail Orienteering Event Adviser.

- Deeper understanding of the nature of orienteering and each format of trail orienteering (PreO and TempO).

- Understanding of the IOF Competition Rules for trail orienteering and the requirements for international competition.

Accommodation It is the participants own responsibility to arrange accommodation.

Meals The organiser is planning for a possibility for clinic participants to eat lunch together with special prices. More information will follow after


Travel Kristianstad can be reached by car or train.

Material The following IOF publications will be used at the clinic:

• Competition Rules for IOF Trail Orienteering Events

• Technical Guidelines for Elite Trail Orienteering

• International Specification for Orienteering Maps, ISOM

• International Specification for Sprint Orienteering Maps, ISSOM

• IOF International Specification for Control Descriptions

• The Leibnitz Convention

• IOF Protocol Guide

• IOF Jury Guidelines

The material is available at the IOF website and shall be read through beforehand.

Course leader Owe Fredholm, IOF Council member Martin Fredholm, IOF Trail Orienteering Commission member

Programme The programme and times are preliminary.

Tuesday 22nd July

15:00 – 18:00 Lectures

Wednesday 23rd July

10:00 – 13:00 Terrain exercises on the courses from the 3rd stage of O-Ringen

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 18:00 Terrain exercises or lectures

Language English

Deadline for entries 23rd of June 2014

Entries Please send your entry by email to

Note the requirement for endorsement by the national federation. It is generally best if the delegate sends the entry form to the federation who endorse it and send it to the clinic organiser.

Entries are restricted to 3 participants per federation. Additional entries can be considered on request, however. There will be no participation limit for current IOF Event Advisers.

Entry fee The entry fee is 50 Euro.

This shall be paid on arrival, or in advance. An invoice can be sent to the federation, or directly to the delegate if needed.

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