General Info

FOLLOW JWOC RACES

  • JWOC TOUR programme is prepared on a way that allows TOUR participants to follow and assist every JWOC race and prize giving ceremonies.
  • Further information regarding JWOC races (when, where and how) can be found on “Spectators” page on this website.

JWOC TOUR 2022 part 2

  • The Stage 2 and 3 of JWOC TOUR count for the Portuguese National Cup rankings (Foot-O and Sprint, respectively)

ARENAS

  • TOUR Stage 1 Finish is located at Arena Quinta das Lameiras.
  • TOUR Stage 2 will not Finish at the main Arena in Quinta das Lameiras, but very close to it.
  • TOUR Stage 3 will not Finish at the main Arena in Carapito, but very close to it.
  • We recommend TOUR runners to carry their backpack to the arena so they can go directly from the arena to the Start or to go directly from the TOUR finish to the JWOC arena.
  • At JWOC arenas you will find all services and spots you need: Finish corridor, Event office, IT & Speaker, Big screen, Restaurant, WC, Babysitting, First Aid…
  • If you need to use babysitting service during the event, please check the corresponding option during your entry’s submission process (in OriOasis platform).

HARD FLOOR

  • Hard floor is available in Aguiar da Beira’s Sports Hall.
  • It is expressly forbidden to use the competition shoes inside the building! Please preserve the playing floor surface.
  • It is forbidden to cook inside the playing area surface.

MODEL EVENT

  • There will not be an official model event for JWOC TOUR 2022 Part 2.
  • If you are interested to train in Aguiar da Beira region, contact our official training partner O-Portugal. You can buy training maps in advance (prior to event) or on the Event Office (subject to availability).

JWOC TOUR 2022 PART 2 BIB NUMBER

  • All athletes must use the official bib number, given by Organizers during the accreditation in the Event Office.
  • Only athletes with official bib correctly placed on the equipment are allowed to start the race.

PUNCHING SYSTEM

  • SPORTident system will be used.
  • Renting a SI card has the cost of 2€ per stage. Rented SI card must be handed back to Organizers after its last day of use.
  • Not returning (or losing) a rented SI card will have a 50€ charging fee.

SPORTIDENT CARD NUMBER CHANGES

  • Any SI card change must be done in the Event Office before the start. It is not allowed to start without information changes previously validated by the Event Office.

START TIMES

  • It will not be allowed any change of start times in event days.
  • In case of any constraint related with start times (example: need of an early start time in the last day) please write an observation during the entry process (in OriOasis platform).
  • Open and Formation (W/M 10/12) classes will not have fixed start times, they will have a time interval window where they can start with “START” box.

RACE TIME LIMITS

  • The race time limit for Middle distance courses is 2 hours and for Sprint is 1 hour.

FAIR PLAY

  • At the end of each course athletes can keep their map, therefore Fair Play is requested to all participants.

RESULTS

  • The global result of JWOC TOUR 2022 part 2 will be the sum of points from the 3 stages.
  • The points will be calculated by this formula: Race Points = (fastest time/own time)*1000

PRIZES

The Organizers requested the Portuguese Orienteering Federation to be excused to deliver prizes for the JWOC TOUR 2022 part 2.
The main reasons are:

  • The tight program to fit so many activities both with JWOC and TOUR
  • Reduce some costs considered expendable that are specific to the JWOC Forest races need new founding or sponsoring

HEALTH INSURANCE

  • Athletes affiliated in Portuguese Orienteering Federation (POF) are covered by POF insurance.
  • National and Portuguese resident non-affiliated athletes are covered by POF insurance.
  • Foreign and/or non-resident athletes are not covered by any insurance. They should provide for their own security and insurance.

TRAFFIC INDICATIONS

  • There will be traffic indications given by Organizers.
  • Please follow and respect the indications, both for traffic and parking.
  • Also be aware that not complying with Organizers’ traffic instructions might guide you to invade JWOC embargoed areas!

RULES

  • JWOC TOUR 2022 part 2 will be regulated by Portuguese Orienteering Federation competition rules. In presence of any missing case, we will apply the IOF rules.

CLIMATE

In average, the beginning of November in Aguiar da Beira presents an average of 120 mm of rain. The minimum average temperature is around +6ºC and the maximum average is around +14ºC. No snow is expected.

During Forest JWOC 2022 sun will rise around 7h10 and set around 17h20.