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23/11/2017 || Masses of snow for new SkiO season ||Arena, News||

The new SkiO season begins in Ylläs, Finland this weekend with three races for the Individual World Cup 2017-2018. There will be three rounds in all, the second and third rounds also including Team World Cup competitions.

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21/11/2017 || New control process for mapping for IOF events ||News||

Map quality is a major topic of discussion among orienteers. Following the introduction of the latest standard, ISOM 2017, the IOF Council has agreed with the  recommendation of the Map Commission and will be instituting a new process for the control of the mapping done for IOF major events.

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17/11/2017 || High Level Event Seminar 2018 ||News||

The invitation, schedule and registration for HLES 2018 has been published!

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16/11/2017 || Event Adviser Clinics coming up ||News||

A vital part of IOF Event Quality is the Event Adviser. Each year, a number of discipline specific clinics are held to educate new Event Advisers. Here is an overview of upcoming clinics.

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15/11/2017 || Ski Orienteering season approaching – Have you checked the updated rules? ||News||

The international Ski Orienteering season starts November 27th with the sprint competition at the World Cup in Ylläs, Finland. 
Based upon experience gained at the European Ski Orienteering Championships earlier in 2017 and recommendations from the SkiO Athletes Commission, the IOF Council have approved several changes and clarifications to the competition rules for ski orienteering.

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09/11/2017 || Updated Conflicting dates policy ||News||

The new policy makes Event planning easier, and contains an appendix with the IOF Event Period Calendar for Foot Orienteering Events. The Calendar is a good tool to use for Organisers and Federations to plan applications and find out possible and impossible periods for IOF Foot Orienteering Events.

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31/10/2017 || Trail Orienteering: Marit Wiksell wins European Cup ||Arena, News||

The final European Cup event of the 2017 TrailO season took place in Slovakia last weekend. In an exciting event, the 26-year-old Swedish athlete Marit Wiksell won the TempO competition and secured the overall crown.

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26/10/2017 || Competition rules updated ||News||

After Council meeting 186 in Stockholm all disciplines competition rules have been updated together with World Ranking Scheme rules, SkiO World Cup 2017-2018 special rules and Approved Punching system rules.

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