New World Ranking Event rules

Posted on | September 1, 2017 | Category: News

On the Council Meeting 185 in Tartu, the Council decided upon new World Ranking Scheme Rules and fees for the 2018 season(2017-2018 for SkiO).

Summary Changes

  • Trail Orienteering will have a World Ranking, starting with the 2018 season.
  • A new Service Fee model based on ability to pay principles.
  • Unlimited number of WRE applications per federation.
  • Sub-regional championships competitions will have a Service Fee based on the new model and must apply according to WRE application procedures.

The new fee model

The new fees are based upon the number of entries in the World Ranking Event. The IOF Federations will be divided in two groups depending of the membership fee group the member is in (1-5 and and 6-7). Membership groups can be found here. The 1-5 group will have a fee of 3 EURO per entry. The maximum fee is 600 EURO for an event. The minimum fee is 120 EURO. The 6-7 group will have a fee of 1 EURO per entry. The maximum fee is 200 EURO for an event. The minimum fee is 40 EURO.

WRE Service Fee for IOF members in Group 1-5 3 EURO per entered athlete.
Minimum 120 EURO
Maximum 600 EURO
WRE Service Fee for members in Group 6 and 7 1 EURO per entered athlete.
Minimum 40 EURO
Maximum 200 EURO

The minimum fee will be invoiced after the WRE application is approved and the per entry part will be invoiced efter the competition. Invoicing will be done 4 times per year.

The new model is calculated to have a total of service fees equal to year 2017 figures. The IOF hopes that the new “ability to pay” principle will open up for more WRE events opportunities around the globe for all disciplines.

Welcome to IOF Trail Orienteering World Ranking!

Starting with season 2018, TrailO will have an official World Ranking list. We hereby encourage all Federations to apply for World Ranking Events. The rules are being updated and will be published 1 Nov.

If you need more info please contact TrailO Commission, Martin Fredholm, on or IOF Sport Administrator David Wästlund on

Apply for WRE:s

Applications are done in IOF Eventor and we would like ta have the applications by 30 September 2017.  FootO, MTBO and SkiO applications are open now. TrailO applications will open in a week.

If you need more info please contact IOF Sport Administrator David Wästlund on

Link to WRE application summary info 2018

Link to WRE pages for each discipline:





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