Invitation to IOF Foot and MTB Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Geneva

Posted on | July 14, 2010 | Category: News

Invitation to IOF Foot and MTB Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic in Geneva

The Swiss Orienteering Federation is pleased to invite you to the IOF Event Advisers Clinic to be held in Geneva, 8–10 October 2010.

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


The Swiss Orienteering Federation on behalf of the International Orienteering Federation; Rules Commission


8–10 October 2010. The clinic will be co-located with 2010 World Cup finale in FootO (PostFinance sprint)


The clinic site will be located in Geneva, the well-known location of the United Nations. Hotel Calvy, Geneva:
Room rates: Single room CHF 178 per night incl. breakfast. Double room CHF 105 per person and night, incl. breakfast. To be paid at the hotel.
Geneva can easily be reached by plane (international airport) and train.


This clinic will consist of lectures, discussions and group work. Detailed programme will be sent to all participants and it will also be available on

Friday 8 October, afternoon: arrival and registration, evening: lecture

Saturday 9 October, morning: lecture, afternoon: group work, World Cup site visit, evening: presentation/lecture

Sunday 10 October, morning: lecture, group work, afternoon: group work, World Cup final site visit, closing


The following IOF publications will be used at the Clinic:
• 2010 FootO and MTBO Competition Rules
• International Specification for Orienteering Maps, ISOM
• International Specification for Sprint Orienteering Maps, ISSOM
• International Specification for MTBO Maps, ISMTBOM
• IOF Control Descriptions
• The Leibnitz Convention
• IOF guidelines for various relevant events
The above material is available at the IOF web site at

The participants are asked to roughly study the material beforehand.

Course leaders:

Vincent Frey – IOF Council (FRA)
Björn Persson – IOF Sports Director
An IOF MTBO Senior Event Adviser



How to enter and entry fee:

Please send your details (use the form below) by e-mail or post to the Swiss Orienteering Federation (address below)


Pay the entry fee of 80 CHF (materials included) via the portal -> IOF Clinic.

Deadline for entries:

Monday, 20 September 2010


For enquiries please contact:
Swiss Orienteering Federation
Krummackerweg 9
CH-4600 Olten
Phone: +41 62 287 30 40

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