Invitation to the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Rusutsu, Japan, 2-3 March 2009

Posted on | January 19, 2009 | Category: News

This Ski Orienteering Event Advisers’ Clinic is organised for the education and recruitment of new IOF licensed Event Advisers. The national orienteering federations are kindly asked to identify and enter suitable candidates.

In addition to individuals seeking to obtain an IOF Event Adviser license, the Ski Orienteering Commission also welcomes to the clinic team leaders and athletes interested in acquainting themselves with the Competition Rules for IOF Ski Orienteering Events and other ski orienteering related matters.

Organiser: The IOF Ski Orienteering Commission

Date: 2-3 March 2009

Venue: World Ski Orienteering Championships venue, Rusutsu, Japan
Planned start at 10 am on Tuesday, March 2 and closing at 8 pm on Wednesday, March 3

Accommodation: Can be ordered through WOC Rusutsu website ( or arranged individually

Programme: The clinic programme will consist of lectures, discussions and group work, and of observing the WOC events and activities. In addition to the main theory sessions on Tuesday, March 2, the programme will, among other things, include attendance at the team leader meetings. The presence of the clinic participants at WOC events is recommended, as it will give them an insight into the practical work of the Event Adviser. Detailed timetable and programme will be provided to the registered participants in advance by email and it is available later at the WOC website.

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

· Competition Rules for IOF Ski Orienteering Events
· International Specification for Orienteering Maps (ISOM) 2000
· Map Specification for Ski Orienteering 2002
· IOF Control Descriptions
· The Leibnitz Convention

The above material is available at the IOF website at The participants are asked to download and acquaint themselves with the material beforehand.

Course leaders: Markku Vauhkonen, Chairman, IOF Ski Orienteering Commission

Entries: Entries (please use the below form) shall be sent to the IOF, e-mail by Monday, February 23, 2009.

Entry form for the IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic

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