What is the JWOC 2022: JWOC stands for Junior World Orienteering Championships and, in 2022, this competition will be held in Aguiar da Beira County, from 10th to 17th July. This competition has two classes (Women and Men) and only athletes born in 2002 or before are allowed to the start list.

Who is running at JWOC 2022: Only athletes representing their National Orienteering Federations are allowed to enter the competition. We’ll have the very best Junior athletes from all over the World.

How to follow the races: The best place to assist JWOC 2022 races is live at the competition arena (the place where the races end). In alternative, Organizers will provide a Live-TV streaming, free of charge, so everyone can assist the races from far away.

JWOC race program is as described below:

Date Time Event Venue
Sunday, 10th July 17h00 Open ceremony Monument square and open amphitheater
Monday, 11th July 8h30 Sprint race Arena Carapito
12h35 Prize giving ceremony
Tuesday, 12th July 8h00 Long Distance race Arena Carapito
16h30 Prize giving ceremony
Thursday, 14th July 9h00 a
Middle Distance Qualification Arena Quinta das Lameiras
Friday, 15th July 8h30 Middle Distance Final Arena Quinta das Lameiras
13h05 Prize giving ceremony
Saturday, 16th July 8h30 Relay Arena Quinta das Lameiras
13h00 Prize giving ceremony

How to run Orienteering during JWOC 2022: We’ll organize a race for spectators titled JWOC TOUR 2022. This competition will have 6 stages and open easy courses (for beginners) are available. Consult the menu “TOUR” for more information.

Where are the competition arenas: The exact location of Arena Carapito and Arena Quinta das Lameiras can be consulted on the sub-menu “Location” under the menu “TOUR”.

Where to stay during JWOC 2022: The company O-Portugal is the official Accommodation partner for JWOC and JWOC TOUR 2022. If you want to be at JWOC TOUR, O-Portugal will offer you the best accommodation options around Aguiar da Beira area. Visit their website at: https://www.o-portugal.pt/jwoc2022/accommodation-jwoc-tour/

What to visit in Aguiar da Beira region: You can consult touristic information about Aguiar da Beira on the City Hall’s webpage and on this PDF document.