Arena
Arena for Blodslitet 2014 is “Fredrikstad Ridesenter”, Torsnesveien 28. Map of the Arena is attached at the last pages with this bulletin.

Parking
Because of the rain last days, we now have an alternative Parking. Please follow the directions when approaching the area!
The parking fee will be 50 NOK.
Information regarding parking will be continuously distributed on www.blodslitet.no.

Map
Østsidenmarka (1:10000 og 1:15000), Regimentsmyra (1:7500), contour interval 5 m, last updated 2014.

Terrain
This year event will be held in “Østsidenmarka” between Gamlebyen in Fredrikstad and Torsnes. The map covers an area of approximately 17,5 km2 and it is a typical coastal terrain with open vegetation and areas of bare rocks. The terrain is divided by agriculture area. Some areas have restrictions for runners crossing. This areas is marked by red hatches on the map. Corridors for passing this fields are marked with parallell red lines. The corridors are also marked in the terrain.
Highest elevation in the area is approx. 65 meters above sea level and lowest point is located at 5 meters above sea level. There are a lot of roads and small roads which gives good opportunities for optimizing the orienteering. The contourlines is detailed and will give demanding orienteering. Some areas have forest with high density which will slow down the runners speed.


Classes and Course Information

Classes

Start

Length (km)

Stip.time (min)

Mapscale

Startno

N Åpen

10.15

3,5

27

 1:7500

2401-2550

H10

10.15

3,9

36

1:7500

3701-3800

H11-12

10.00

4,5

34

1:7500

3401-3500

H13-14

12.30

6,3

48

1:10000

751-900

H15-16

12.15

11,7

81

1:10000

1301-1500

H17-18

10.30

17,3

114

1:15000

201-400

H19-20

10.00

18,3

118

1:15000

501-600

H21-

10.45

26,3

163

1:15000

1-200

H35-

11.30

14,0

95

1:10000

2301-2400

H40-

11.30

14,0

95

1:10000

3501-3600

H45-

11.00

13,0

91

1:10000

2701-2800

H50-

11.30

13,0

97

1:10000

1801-1950

H55-

10.00

11,7

93

1:10000

1601-1700

H60-

10.15

11,7

104

1:7500

3301-3400

H65-

11.45

9,6

88

1:7500

1501-1600

H70-

11.45

8,3

93

1:7500

1751-1800

H75-

12.00

6,2

85

1:7500

3801-3850

H80-

12.00

5,5

81

1:7500

2551-2600

H Åpen

12.00

9,6

59

1:10000

2801-3100

H Åpen C

12.45

5,8

53

1:10000

3851-3950

D10

10.15

3,9

37

1:7500

3601-3700

D11-12

10.30

4,5

37

1:7500

901-1000

D13-14

12.45

6,3

55

1:10000

2001-2150

D15-16

12.45

9,6

80

1:10000

1001-1150

D17-18

11.15

14,4

120

1:15000

601-700

D19-20

10.45

15,7

123

1:15000

701-750

D21-

11.00

17,3

125

1:15000

        401-500

D35-

11.30

11,7

98

1:10000

1201-1250

D40-

11.30

11,7

101

1:10000

1701-1750

D45-

10.45

9,6

101

1:10000

2601-2700

D50-

10.45

9,6

88

1:10000

2201-2300

D55-

11.15

8,3

90

1:10000

1151-1200

D60-

11.15

8,3

103

1:7500

1951-2000

D65-

11.00

6,2

82

1:7500

1251-1300

D70-

11.00

6,2

85

1:7500

2151-2180

D75-

11.00

5,5

118

1:7500

2181-2200

D Åpen

11.45

8,3

68

1:10000

3101-3300

D Åpen C

12.45

5,8

69

1:10000

3951-4000

 

Marked routes are included in the length.

Number bibs
All runners i required to wear number bibs well visible. They will be available in the team bag.

Competition clothing
According to the competition rules of Norwegian Orienteering Federation the competitionclothes shall cover the whole body except head and arms.

Team bag

Rented emit cards, backup labels, number bibs and maps for the runners in D/H10, D/H11-12 and N Åpen are in the team bag. Check that the emit card number is correct according to the start list. Errors should be reported to the event office (løpskontoret) before start.
Payment has to be done in advance of receiving the team bag. If the payment is done the last days before the event, a receipt has to brought with you. It is also possible to pay at our bank terminal.

Rented emit cards should be returned by club to the event office. If failing to do so, or returning a damaged emit card, the club will be charged for the cost of a new one.

The maps for the D/H10, D/H11-12 and N Åpen are only copies. The runners will get a new map on the start line.

Runners in D/H17-18, D/H19-20 og D/H21-: emiTag, GPS og displaycards
All runners in D/H17-18, D/H19-20 and D/H21- must run with an emiTag and Emit o-card. Runners who have not entered emit-Tag and/or Emit o-card will need to pick up rented devices in the tent close to start(Only applicable for the elite runners, other classes will find it in teambag).

Some selected runners will run with a GPS. GPS-units will be available in the tent at the start. Runners in D/H17-18, D/H19-20 and D/H21 must not use display cards. It is the runners responsibility to change to approved Emit o-card. There is not set asside rented unit for runners who have registred with displaycard. 

Fair Play:
See NOFs competition rules, paragraph 13.2 regarding fair play.

GPS-tracking shown at arena and internet:
GPS tracking will be shown at arena. It is not allowed to get information about the map or courses by using electronically facilities during the competition.

Start
All runners must activate their emit cards before entering the start area. Runners failing to activate their emit card, will be disqualified. There are mass start in all classes. Maps are marked with the number of the runner. The runner is responsible for taking the right map. The marked route to the start point is compulsory to follow (about 350m)

Splitting system
There is no splitting system in N Åpen, D/H10, D/H11-12, D/H13-14, D65- older and H75- older. D/H21-, D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 will first run 2 forked short loops, while H21- will run 3 forked short loops, with a map exchange after each loop. New maps are available at the map stand. Remember to take the right map according to your start bib. Map for the last loop in D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 are available from marked boxes at the end of the map stand. «Butterfly systems» are used for splitting in other classes.

Refreshments
Drink stations for D/H21-, D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 will be available on the arena (when changing maps) and in the forest. For the other classes all of the drink stations are in the forest and not situated on controls. They are marked by a cup symbol on the map.

Out of bounds
Forbidden areas are marked on the maps using the out-of-bounds symbol. Running through forbidden areas will lead to disqualification. It is allowed to run on fields which are not marked on the maps with the out-of-bounds symbol. Border running along the fields marked with the out-of-bounds symbol is allowed. It is forbidden to run through areas which have olive green colour at the map. Special awareness has to be taken regarding the nearby Golf field. For information, see the courses for N Åpen, D/H10 and D/H11-12 at www.blodslitet.no

Road crossings
Some of the tracks will crosses roads with ordinary traffic. For some tracks there will also be necessary to run along such roads. It is allowed to both cross and follow roads but special attention has to be taken by the runners to avoid accidents. Sign will be set out to inform drivers of the event and possibilities of crossing runners. For some crossings there will be guards helping the runners to cross safely.

Controls near the arena
There will be 2 different last controls, so checking codes will be essential. There is one for D/H21-, D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 and another one for the other classes. Please note that for the classes D/H21-, D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 the last control and the last control in the loops are the same control. It is very important to choose the right marked route; either to passing to new map (left) or finish (straight forward).

GPS-watches
It is forbidden to use GPS-watches in D/H21- (acc. To IOF rules)

Finish
All runners in the ordinary Blodslitet must punch the emit unit after crossing the finish line. The runners in the classes D/H21-, D/H17-18 and D/H19-20 have a separate finish and the time will be registered when passing the finish line.

Last finish/map change
Finish will close at 15.30. Runners realizing they will not complete the race before this time, are required to give up the race, get back to the arena and notify the finish. Runners that have not passed the last map change by 14.00 will be required to end the race. Followers to runners in N Åpen must not pass the finish line.

Complaints
Any complaints must be in written and forwarded to the organisers at the event office within 15 minutes after announced by the speaker.

Retired runners
Retired runners most return the backup card in the event office.

Open classes
The D/H Åpen, D/H Åpen C, D/H10 and D/H11-12 are open for entries until 1h before start. The entries can be notified in the event office.

Shower/toilets
Shower with hot water and toilets are south at the arena (see the arena map)

Team tents and banners
Team tents shall be placed in a certain area (see event map). Banners should not be placed along the last distance before finish. This regulation is made to avoid reduction of sight for the spectators.

Game observation
Game observation shall be reported to the event office.

Prize giving ceremony
There will not be a prize giving ceremony for the classes H/D35 and above. Prizes must be collected at the prize tent at the area.
A sprint prize «Sløyfeprisen» will be given to the one leading the race before entering the last long loop (last control at the last short loop). To be a winner of such a price, the race has to be completed. All prizes must be collected at the arena.

Badges for completed Blodslitet
Specially made pins are available for runners completing their 1.st, 5.th and the every

5.th time.

Children's park
Children's park (with supervision) is available at the arena. The park is open for children at the age of two years or older.

Jury

· Ivar Maalen Johansen

· Hanne Lerche Raadal

· Kjell Blomseth


Technical delegate
Bernt Myrvold

Lost items
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All new activity this year – GPS Orienteering
Blodslitet will this year have a new activity.
We call it “GPS orienteering”. The track is 5,5 kilometers and have 10 controls. A map for smart phones or GPS devices can be downloaded at www.blodslitet.no
Entries can be notified in a separate tent east of the arena and south of the ordinary start (see also the event map).
For the GPS orienteering there are free start between 11.00 and 14.00. The start fee will be NOK 100. 


2 maps from the Arena on these links:

Arena, surrounding area...
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Arena, central...
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