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XLIV Suunto Games
11th and 12th June 2011

 Nuuksio, Vihti
40 kilometres northwest from Helsinki

Terrain mostly old spruce forest. The area belongs to the Nuuksio National Park
: Men
:H21E, H21A, H21AL, H21B, H21C, H35-H95, H20. H18, H16, H15, H14, H13, H12, H12TR, H10RR, H9RR - Women: D21E, D21A, D21AL, D21C, D35-D85, D20, D18, D16, D15, D14, D13, D12, D12TR, D10RR, D9RR - Young Open.
Note, please, the letter L means a shorter course. For instance courses in the the category H21AL are shorter than in the category H21A

are middle distance on Saturday and long (classical) distance on Sunday

Elite categories H21E/D21E are arranged with a permission of the Finnish Orienteering Federation. The arranger will choose the 30 best orienteers to the category H21E and the 25 best to the category D21E according to the Finnish ranking list (on 3.6.2011). Beside the arranger can choose max 15 (H21E) / 10 (D21E) orienteers from other countries to elite category. The foreign elite orienteers should be on the same level as the selected Finnish elite orienteers. The arranger can also choose 3+3 competitors using his own consideration. Competitors that don’t fit to the elite category will be shifted to H21A or D21A category.

Entries:By the 5st June 2011 at 12 PM at the club’s web pages: www.helsinginsuunnistajat.fi. Use the
specific entry form. Entries by mail: Kari Sane, Vanhaistentie 12 N 85 00420 Helsinki, Finland. Entries coming after the date above are considered as late ones.

Fees: H/D21E, H/D20E:32, H/D21A,B,C, H/D20A, H/D35-85:28€, H/D18-15:22€, younger:16€  NOTE: Members of the foreign clubs may pay their fees before the competition to the info point at the event centre. Competitors taking part only to one day will pay the half of the fee. The fee can be paid also to the bank: IBAN: FI0512433000198969
SWIFT/BIC: NDEAFIHH (you must paid all bank expenses).

Changing the emit-number after the entry costs 2€.

Late entries will be accepted latest on Thursday the 9th June at 8 PM with 50% extra fee. Use email

Punching system
Emit. Possibility to rent an Emit card (fee 3 €/day).

Road guidance (link to the map coming here later) from road 110 (Turunväylä) at the junction of Veikkolan teollisuusalue, about 10 minutes from Ring Road III northbound. Only one minute driving time to the parking.  From the parking 10 minutes bus drive to the event centre. Guidance available on Saturday morning at 8 AM. If you come by coach or by other heavy vehicle as campervan, please, inform us by email on address . Navigation address (to the parking): Kirkkonummi - Soidentaantie 2

The event center  is Conference Hotel Elohovi in the Nuuksio National park, only 37 kilometers away from Helsinki. Far from noise and commotion. Environmental issues are taken into consideration in every aspect of its operation. 26 double rooms, with extra beds the hotel accommodates up to 63 quests. Hotel restaurant, conference rooms, two saunas and camp fire places. 

Competition center
 just near Conference Hotel Elohovi (above). There will be cafe and child care (children younger than one year should be informed beforehand).

Camping sites are in OITTAA (some 20-30 km from the competition center) and RASTILA (lesser 10 kilometers east from the centre of Helsinki, Nearest Metro station: Rastila only few hundreds meters).

Information Kari Sane (+358-9-45 67 17447, email

Starting lists will be published at the club's web pages

Open orienteering  (3km, 5 km and 7 km) on Saturday and on Sunday. Mostly on the same control points used in the competition

More information later on the Finnish Suunto Games site here

You are cordially welcome to Suunto Games!