ERC 2009 Bulletin 3
European Rogaining Championships 2009
August 15-16th, 2009 YllÃ¤s - Finland
Preliminary competition timetable
Friday August 14th
12.00 Event centre opens, competition office opens
12.00 - 21.00 Model event
21.00 Competition office closes
Saturday August 15th
7.00 Competition office opens
9.00 Distribution of maps
11.00 SportIdent clearing begins
11.30 Entry to starting area opens
11.50 Entry to starting area closes
12.00 (noon) Start of the competition
20.00 Finish of the 8-hour competition
22.00 Prizegiving ceremony of 8-hour competition
Sunday August 16th
12.00 (noon) Finish of the 24-hour competition
18.00 Event centre closes
It is forbidden to be in the competition terrain after 12th of August. Competitors are allowed to be in the model event part of the terrain and at the Event centre.
National park area
The competition is partly on national park area. Competitors need to know and obey the special rules that apply on national park.
Only SI equipment provided by organizers can be used in the competition. Competitors are not allowed to use their own SI cards or any other SI equipment.
Travelling to YllÃ¤s
Please have a look at www.yllas.fi for travelling information.
There are some train connections to get closer. For example Express train 873 with car carrier space on Thursday 13.8.2009 from Helsinki at 21.23 to Rovaniemi.
At YllÃ¤s there are several options for accommodation, including camping. Following special prices have been negotiated: For further information and bookings, please contact www.lappiin.fi
Lapland Hotel Ã„kÃ¤shotelli, price per night, including breakfast
single hotel room 70 â‚¬
double hotel room 75 â‚¬
Kanerva apartments and cabins for two 80 â‚¬
1 bedroom Alpine apartment for two 100 â‚¬
2 bedroom Alpine apartment for two 120 â‚¬
extra bed 15 â‚¬
The mini spa and sauna are available free of charge for all hotel guests.
In a case of a cancellation, the organisers refund the team like following:
The cancellation done by July 1st, 80 % is refunded.
The cancellation done by July 31st, 50 % is refunded.
The cancellation done after July 31st, no refund is done.
A team can change its members using the internet service free of charge until July 31st. Any other change, after given date, or change requiring manual labour, costs 5 euro, and must be paid in cash at the event centre before the competition material is delivered.
Further information will be added on the website whenever it becomes available. You may also contact the organising committee:
Chairman of the organising committee: Jari Kaaja, email@example.com
Miika Pietila, miikapietila(e)miip.biz
Will be publish August 1st