World Ranking instructions

WRE Application process

Application are formally applied for and processed in IOF Eventor by the Organisers’ Federations. To help the Federation and WRE organiser to collect the right information there is also a word template to be used if necessary. Process:

  1. The Organiser sends mandatory information to the Federation. The word template (see templates below) may be used to collect and send the information to the Federation.
  2. The Federation formally applies in IOF Eventor (Deadline 30th September the year before the Event)
  3. IOF Office and Commission processes the application using IOF Eventor
  4. IOF Office formally approves* the application in IOF Eventor
  5. The Event becomes visible in the IOF Eventor Event Calendar

*The approval could sometimes be conditional. For example: deviations must be processed according to agreement and the agreed followup for non-offset printing of WRE Maps.

Important WRE Application and  WRE organising information

  • For rules and guidelines around organising an WRE Event please consult the Guidelines for World Ranking Events (updated) as well as the documents at the Rules and Organisers’ Guidelines sections of the IOF Website.
  • National quota for FootO WREs is 3 Sprint + 3 Middle/Long Events
  • The service fee for the IOF World Ranking Events in foot orienteering for the year 2016 is EUR 250 / competition. The total sum of WREs in all disciplines will be invoiced along with the IOF membership fee 2016 (invoices are sent to national federations at the beginning of the year).
  • Late applications may also be accepted in extraordinary circumstances. A late fee of EUR 50 / competition will be charged for applications received later than 1 January 2016 provided that the application is approved.


Word Template WRE Application Form FootO

WRE result templates

Other links and guides

Link to IOF Eventor Guides
Specification for the transcription of athlete names
Summary of min & max scores for WRE winners

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