Invitation to FootO Event Advisers Clinic 22-23 February 2011 in Turkey

Posted on | October 25, 2010 | Category: News

The Turkish Orienteering Federation, in cooperation with the International Orienteering Federation, is pleased to invite you to to the IOF FootO Event Advisers’ Clinic, which will be held 22-23 February 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 Antalya O Days Orienteering Championships in Antalya, Turkey.

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

Organizers: The International Orienteering Federation in cooperation with Turkish Orienteering Federation
Date & time: 22-23 February 2011


Clinic site: Linda Hotel Titreyengöl, Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey,
Course leader: Unni Strand Karlsen, IOF Senior Event Adviser and member of IOF Foot Orienteering Commission
Guest Speaker: Veysel Güler
Language: English
Course Objectives and requirements: The main objective of this IOF Event Advisers’ Clinic is to prepare participants to be licensed IOF FootO Event Advisers.
The requirements for licensing are:
Be an active foot orienteer.
Have competed in countries other than your own.
Have successfully controlled major national events in the last 3 years.
Be competent to communicate with IOF and the organising Federation (mainly in English).
Have attended, and have been an active participant in an IOF Event Advisers Clinic.
Be familiar with the IOF Rules and other relevant publications.
Be recognised as a top standard controller/event adviser and endorsed as suitable by your Federation.
Course Content: Understanding of the task of an IOF Event Adviser
Deeper understanding of the nature of orienteering and each format of footO (long, middle, sprint, relay)
Understanding of the IOF rules and requirements for international competition
Programme: The seminar will consist of lectures, discussions and group work. The course will include a short field exercise in course controlling.
Monday 21 Feb. Possible arrival and registration.
Tuesday 22 Feb. Arrival and registration

09:00 Start of first session

afternoon: Group work, lecture

Wednesday 23 Feb. Lecture/group work


17:00 Closing

Course Materials: The following IOF publications will be used at the Clinic:
• 2010 IOF FootO Competition Rules
• International Specification for Orienteering Maps, ISOM
• International Specification for Sprint Orienteering Maps, ISSOM
• IOF Control descriptions
• The Leibnitz Convention
• IOF guidelines for WRE, WMOC and JWOC

These documents are available on the IOF website ( and participants are asked to roughly study the material beforehand.

Accommodation & meals:
Alternative 1: Linda Hotel (price for one night) (Clinic site)
30 EUR for single room
50 EUR for double room
Dinner on Monday Tuesday 21 Feb. 2011
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on Tuesday Feb. 22, 2011
Breakfast and lunch Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011
Any extras must be paid individually upon check-out.
Alternative 2: Own arrangements
Travel: The nearest airport is the Antalya International Airport (approx 60 km from Manavgat).
From Antalya International Airport to Manavgat Linda Hotel:
• Take the HAVAS public bus from Antalya International Airport to Antalya City Bus Terminal
• Use public bus from Antalya City Bus Terminal to Manavgat
Or you can rent a car in airport.
Entry & enquiries: Please send any enquiries to Veysel GÜLER
Tel:+90 533 658 35 94
Fax:+90 312 324 61 88
Please send your entry (see the form below) by e-mail to or Fax:+90 312 324 61 88 to Veysel Güler. If you have any enquiries, don’t hesitate ask in the same addresses.
Note the requirement for endorsement by the federation. It is generally best if the delegate sends the form to the federation, who endorse it and send it to the same address.
The entry fee is 50 EUR. This should be paid on arrival. An invoice can be sent if required.
Entry Deadline: Monday 14th February 2011
Note: You can participate in 2011 Antalya O Days Orienteering Championships (24-27 February 2011). For more details please visit

Entry form to FootO EA clinic 2011 Turkey

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