Invitation to IOF Event Advisers Clinic in Prague

Posted on | December 3, 2009 | Category: News

IOF Foot Orienteering Commission and IOF Mountain Bike Orienteering Commission invite you to the Event Advisers Clinic to be held in Prague, Czech Republic 26-27 February 2010.

Organiser: IOF FootO Commission, IOF MTBO Commission

Date&time: Friday 26 Feb.16:00-21:00, Saturday 27 Feb. 08:00-21:00

Clinic site: Prague, Hotel Meritum

Course objectives and requirements: The main objective of this IOF Event Advisers’ Clinic is to prepare participants to be licensed IOF FootO Event Advisers and MTBO Event Advisers.

The requirements for licensing are:

1. Be an active foot or MTB orienteer.
2. Have competed in countries other than your own.
3. Have successfully controlled major national events in the last 3 years.
4. Be competent to communicate with IOF and the organising Federation (mainly in English).
5. Have attended, and have been an active participant in an IOF Event Advisers Clinic.
6. Be familiar with the IOF Rules and other relevant publications
7. 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 (common to both FootO and MTBO)
• 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 (common to both FootO and MTBO)
The course will include a short field exercise in course controlling.

Accommodation &meals:
Alternative 1: Hotel Meritum (price for one night) (Clinic site).
900,- CZK (cca 35 EUR) for single room
1 400,- CZK (cca 55 EUR) for double room
1 800,- CZK (cca 70 EUR) for 3beds room
Breakfast: Included

Alternative 2: Own arrangements
Dinner on Friday, lunch and dinner on Saturday are included in the Clinic entry fee.

Travel: Hotel Meritum is situated only 10 minutes (by car) or 20 minutes (by public bus) from Prague Ruzyne International Airport. Bus No.225

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

• Competition Rules for IOF FootO Events
• Competition Rules for IOF MTBO Events
• International Specification for Orienteering Maps, ISOM
• International Specification for Sprint Orienteering Maps, ISSOM
• IOF Control descriptions (FootO only)
• The Leibnitz Convention
• IOF guidelines for WRE, WMOC and JWOC (FootO only)
• IOF MTBO Organisers’ Guidelines 2006

The material is available at the IOF website and should be read through beforehand.

Course leader: Unni Strand Karlsen, Dusan Vystavel (FootO Commission), Arbo Rae (MTBO Commission)

Guest Speaker: Radek Novotny (Czech National Team Head coach).

Language: English

Deadline for entries: 14 January 2010

Entry&enquiries: Please send your entry (see the form below) by e-mail to orienteering(at) – Dusan Vystavel or csob(at) – Jiri Subrt, Secretary General of Czech Orienteering Federation. If you have any enquiries, don’t hesitate to ask in the same addresses.

Please note the requirement for endorsement by the national federation. It is generally best if the delegate sends the form to the federation, who endorse it and send it to Jiri Subrt.

The entry fee is 2700,- CZK (cca 105 EUR) This should be paid on arrival or in advance. An invoice can be sent if required.

Entry form EA clinic 2010 CZE
Invitation to FootO and MTBO EA clinic 2010 CZE

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