World Ranking instructions

Rules

The IOF World Ranking System defined in The World Ranking Scheme Rules.

Application period

1st June to 30th September

Application process and system – IOF Eventor

MTBO commission will normally only approve two consecutive WRE competitions in the same weekend and the application form is setup to support this. You will be prompted to define “Event 1 and ” Event 2″ in the same form.

To apply for a World Ranking Event, you should log in to IOF Eventor as a Federation administrator and fill out an electronic form for each WRE.  Click the menu Administration/Events/Apply for World Ranking Event, choose discipline and click Next.

  1. The Organiser sends mandatory information to the Federation. The word template (see templates below) may be used to collect information form the organiser to the Federation.
  2. The Federation formally applies in IOF Eventor
  3. IOF Office and Commission processes the application using IOF Eventor
  4. IOF Office formally approves the application in IOF Eventor
  5. The Event becomes visible in the IOF Eventor Event Calendar

Approval period

IOF Office and IOF MTBO Commission will manage applications after 30th September. The approval could sometimes be conditional. For example: deviations must be processed according to agreement and Event Adviser must be assigned in time.

Late Applications

Late applications will usually not be accepted. If you have a late application after 30 September, please contact IOF MTBO Commission (mtbo.commission@gmail.com) before applying.

WRE allowance

  • There is no limit on the number of WREs that a Federation may nominate each year but the IOF MTBO Commission will coordinate the WRE calendar and make sure it fits well into the International MTBO Event calendar for the season. If you have questions on the time of your events, please contact please contact IOF MTBO Commission (mtbo.commission@gmail.com).
  • In order to reduce costs of travelling and to make long travelling distances more attractive, the IOF MTB Orienteering Commission will only accept applications for two World Ranking Events on a weekend.
  • Federations that organise WMTBOC or a WCup Round are encouraged to apply for a world ranking weekend in conjunction with the Major Event.

WRE Service Fee for IOF members in Group 1-5

3 EURO per entered athlete. Minimum 120 EURO. Max 600 EURO.

An invoice will be sent to the federation the month following the WRE competition and the number will be adjusted to the correct number of entries. To find the link to your federation membership group, follow link: Link to membership groups.

WRE Service Fee for members in Group 6 and 7

1 EURO per entered athlete. Minimum 40 EURO. Max 200 EURO.

An invoice will be sent to the federation the month following the WRE competition and the number will be adjusted to the correct number of entries. To find the link to your federation membership group, follow link: Link to membership groups.

Templates

Word Template WRE Application Form MTBO
WRE result templates

Other links and guides

News article on WRE changes autumn 2017
Link to IOF Eventor Guides

Contacts

IOF MTBO Commission: mtbo.commission@gmail.com
IOF Office: David Wästlund, david.wastlund@gmail.com

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