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XLV Suunto Games
9th and 10th June 2012
in Espoo, Solvalla
30 kilometres northwest from Helsinki

Terrain belongs to the Nuuksio National Park. The terrain is a combination of coniferous forests, small marshes and open rocky hills. Both consists of very detailed as well as subtle contour areas. Only few roads and paths. Vey suitable for Jukola relay trainings.

H21E, H21A, H21AL, H21B, H21C, H35-H95, H20, H18, H16, H15, H14, H13, H12, H12TR, H10RR, H9RR, D21E, D21A, D21AL, D21C, D35-D85, D20, D18, D16, D15, D14, D13, D12, D12TR, D10RR, D9RR and open category for young orieteers Please, note the letter L means a short course. For instance courses in the the category H21AL are shorter than in the category H21A

in categories H/D15 and older middle distance on Saturday and classical distance on Sunday. Younger categories have classical distance on both days. Estimated winning times  in elite categories (H/D) are 33/30 minutes on Saturday and 70/55 minutes 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 1.6.2012). Besides 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 3rd June 2012 at 12 PM using IRMA service. Otherwise by email or 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: FI05 1243 3000 1989 69
SWIFT/BIC: NDEAFIHH (you must paid all bank expenses).

Late entries will be accepted latest on Thursday the 7th June at 12 PM with 50% extra fee. Use email

Start times
are on Saturday 11-13.15 and on Sunday 10-12.15

Punching system Emit. Possibility to rent an Emit card 3 euros per day.  

Road guidance More information here.  Public Transport connections available, too.

Road guidance (link to the map coming here later) from road 110 (Turunväylä) at the junction of Ämmässuo, about 10 minutes from Ring Road III northbound. Only one minute driving time to the parking.  From the parking 20-25 minutes bus drive to the event centre. Guidance available on Saturday morning at 8 AM. Navigation address (to the parking): Espoo, Ämmässuontie

Event centre is near the Solvalla sport institute (accommodation for 155 persons). Emal: info(at)solvalla.fi

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 6717 447, 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

You are cordially welcome to Suunto Games!