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5th Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering

23-26 June 2016, Serbia

5th Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering will be held on mountain Divcibare, Serbia between 23-26 June 2016.

Latest News

June 2016

Final national standings

Here you can find final national standings of  MCO 2016

National standings

MCO 2016 maps

Maps form MCO 2016 zou may see on this link >>>

Overall Results

Here you can find overall results of  MCO 2016 & Serbia Open

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Here you can find split times after 2nd day of  MCO 2016 & Serbia Open

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National standings after 2nd day

Here you can find national standings after 1st day of  MCO 2016

National standings

Results after 2nd day

Here you can find Results after 2nd day of  MCO 2016 & Serbia Open

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Here you can find split times after 2nd day of  MCO 2016 & Serbia Open

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National standings

Here you can find national standings after 1st day of  MCO 2016

National standings

MCO 2016 PROGRAMME

preliminary

• Arrival and registration
• Model event

• Morning: Model event
• Afternoon: Sprint distance
• Opening ceremony
• Awards ceremony

• Long distance – WRE
• Awards ceremony
• COMOF meeting

Sunday-26 June
• Middle distance – WRE
• Awards ceremony
• Closing ceremony
• Departure

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS

 MCO Rules and Classes

Participation

Competition will be held according to the IOF Rules as well as the MCO Rules from July 2012.

The Mediterranean Championships in Orienteering 2016 will consist of Sprint, Long and Middle Distance races in a three-day program.

Classes

Each country at MCO will be represented by a team of four women and four men.
In SENIOR class – 2 women (W21E) and 2 men (M21E).
In JUNIOR class – 2 women (W20) and 2 men (M20).

Entry Fees

The start fees for the official COMOF National Teams participating in MCO will be covered by the organizers (according to the Rules).

Locations

The championships will take place in the tourist resort on the Divčibare Mountain.

Location of Divčibare

129 km from Airport “Nikola Tesla”, Belgrade

38 km from center of Valjevo

Event center coordinates:

Geo (dec):               44.107100°              19.991700°

Geo (dms):              44° 6′ 26″                  19° 59′ 30″

UTM:                          419306                      4884263

Organization team

Event director: Đorđe Zagorac

Contact person: Stevan Roksandić

Supporting clubs: PTT, Magic Map

Advisers

IOF advisor: Tomislav Varnica (Croatia)

National advisor: Vujadin Žagar (Serbia)

Open event

Beside the MCO, an open event Serbia OPEN will be held.

All three races will be World Ranking Events (WRE).

The courses for the Junior and Elite classes will be the same for both the MCO and the Serbia OPEN. Thus, competitors running MCO for their National Teams will also be competing for overall standing in the Serbia OPEN. Similarly, for Elite classes at MCO, results will be counted for WRE as well.

On each day there will be a prize giving ceremony for WRE.

The overall standing in the Serbia OPEN will be determined by the sum of the results in the Sprint, Long and Middle Distance races.

Entries and fees

Entries for MCO national teams are free of charge. Deadline for MCO entries is June 8, 2016. Entry form will be available in Bulletin 3 in December 2015.

Start fees for Serbia OPEN per race:

  Until 8 June Until 15 June
Born in 1995 and before 10 € 15 €
Born in 1996 and after 5 € 7,5 €
Elite classes 10 € 15 €

Prizes

For MCO events, medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each class, and diplomas to the top 5. The awards ceremony will be held after each competition, and at the end of the MCO.

For the Serbia OPEN, prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in all classes. The awards ceremony for the Serbia OPEN will be held at the end of the competition.

Punching System

All MCO events will be organized using the SI electronic punching system.

Competitors who have SI cards can bring and use their own. SI cards can also be rented from the organizers. Rent price for SI card is 2 € per race.

Maps and Terrain

All terrains are in the vicinity of Event center.

SPRINT

Scale: 1 : 5 000, Contour interval: 2.5 m

Mapping: Dragan Nikolic

Open land with runnable pine forest. Scattered buildings, typically for mountain tourist center. Slightly hilly with no significant climbing.

LONG

Scale: 1 : 15 000, Contour interval: 5 m

Mapping: Georgi Kartalov

Runnable pine forest with some areas of bushes and open lands. Moderately hilly.

MIDDLE

Scale: 1 : 10 000, Contour interval: 5 m

Mapping: Georgi Kartalov

Runnable pine forest with some areas of bushes and open lands. Moderately hilly.

Old map

DIVCIBARE - old map

Divčbare old map (click on map to enlarge)

Forbidden areas

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Info map

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Accommodation

For more informations please see accomodation page here >>>

Transportation

The closest airport to the event center is “Nikola Tesla” airport near Belgrade. The distance between the airport and the event center is 129 km (about 2:00 hours by car).

Direct transportation options between the airport and the event center are rental car, regular taxi, or taxi van, depending on the number of passengers.

The organizers will provide a free bus transport from Belgrade (airport, train and bus station) to Divčibare especially for the COMOF competitors. Deadline for this transport application is June 1, 2016. All information about the transport you can get via:  mco2016org@gmail.com

Health Services

The organizer will provide first-aid service at the event center and at each competition site. Emergency care and major hospitals are within a 30-minute drive from each of the competition sites.

The organizer will not bear responsibility related to medical costs for participants. Each federation and all competitors are responsible for the insurance of the participant.

Safety and Security

Serbia is modern and peaceful country with no war or terroristic incidents. Also, in the nearby of the event center there are no dangerous wild animals that can harm runners.

Police and military forces will not disturb you, but they will be there for you in case of emergency.

Health services in Serbia are on the highest level. Medical help and pharmaceutical products are available in every town and in almost every village.

Tap water is fine for drinking, and no special vaccinations are required prior to entering the country.

Training Opportunities

Within 30 km of the Event center there are more than 10 terrains suitable for the training. Please contact the organizer if you want to have a training before the competition.

Touring Opportunities

Details will be announced in the Bulletin 3.

Visas

Most of countries have an agreement with Serbia which allows their citizens to visit Serbia without a visa.

Use the following link to find out whether you need to have visa:

http://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/consular-affairs/entry-serbia/visa-regime

Contacts

Serbian Orienteering Federation (OSS)

Miloja Zakica 8a lok. 3, 11030, PAK: 173813 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: +381-60-662-8564

oss@orijentiring.rs

ORIENTEERS FROM SERBIA WISH YOU
A PLEASANT STAY AND GOOD RACES !