Fin5 – Orienteering Week

11.-16.7.2021 Kuusamo – Posio

 



Dates


KUUSAMO-POSIO 11.-16.7.2021 (5.-10.7.2020)

1. registration level by October 31, 2019
2. registration level by Februar 28, 2021
3. registration level by May 31, 2021
post-registration by June 23, 2021

Register in by IRMA-system ,
or by mail: kev@kev.fi,
or by post: Kuusamon Erä-Veikot Vanttajantie 6B, 93600 Kuusamo, Finland.

Info


Five competition days only traditional forest orienteering.

Enjoy also vacation with whole family.
https://www.ruka.fi/en/summer

Download brochure 2021 (pdf, in Finnish)

New (7th of May, 2021)!
Download competition magazine 2021 (pdf, in Finnish)

Terrains


Runability and visibility good. Traditional northeast forested hills. Great height differences on long distances. Days 3. -> 5. will be on totally new areas with no previous orienteering competitions.

See map samples.

Accommodation


There are several options for accommodation. Hotels, cottages and places for motorhomes.
See more on Accommodation -page.

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Location


Event center will be at Ruka village. First two comptetitions will be at Posio (Kirintövaara ski center, 60 km from Ruka). Three remaining competitions will be at Kuusamo (Meskusvaara, 30 km from Ruka).

Transportation from Ruka Village to competition center and back 45 €/week (30€/child). Advance booking for transportation is mandatory until 31.5.2021! (kev@kev.fi)

General map


Main partners

Orienteering and holiday week 2021 (2020)!



Orienteering

Enjoyable orienteering is available throughout the week in typical fell terrain of northeastern Finland, which is open and easy to tread. The terrain makes it possible to plan courses of varying difficulty levels, from championship level to path orienteering.

 


Leisure

A myriad of recreational activities are available in the surrounding area. There is something for everyone – old and young alike.

Ruka-Kuusamo website.
Posio travel information.

 

The Fin5 experience

In addition to the wide selection of activities offered by Kuusamo and Ruka, various events for orienteerers are available as well:

Monday, 12 July, 2021 – Family-friendly evening event at Rukankylä

Tuesday, 13 July, 2021 – Orienteerer’s day at Rukankylä

Friday, 16 July, 2021 – Orienteering Week will be brought to a close with the newly established celebratory dinner, which is served from 7 PM at Scandic Rukahovi.


News

31.5.2021
Here is a reminder of the registration instructions: Due to the coronavirus situation, only pre – registered persons can participate in the Fin5 orienteering week.…

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27.5.2021
In elite series, it is not possible to choose one’s own departure time, but the start times of elite series will be published before the…

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26.5.2021
Currently, the information on May is that Finland’s borders are closed. – At the moment, you can only get to Finland for a justified reason…

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