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Bulletin No 2


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9th Russian Rogaining Championships
Leningrad Region, Vyborg district
21 - 22 July 2012

BULLETIN No 2

1. Place and date
Competitions are held 21-22 July 2012 in Pervomayskoe and Roshchino municipality of Vyborg district of Leningrad Region. The event center is Olshaniki village (Pervomayskoe municipality).

2. Organizers of competitions
Interregional public organization Association of athletes on rogaining, sports and tourist orienteering.
Committee on physical culture, sports and tourism of the Leningrad region.
Saint-Petersburg orienteering Federation.
Orienteering club "Gulf Stream".
Organizing committee Mountain cross-country.

Composition of the Organizing Committee of the competition:
Chairman of the Organizing Committee: Kopelevich Aleksandr (Saint-Petersburg).
Event Director: Rylov Victor (Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region).
Chief Referee: Sychev Sergey (Kirishi, Leningrad Region).
Chief Secretary: Volkova Tatyana (Saint-Petersburg).
Course setter: Smirnov Sergey (Saint-Petersburg).
Representative of OC Mountain cross-country: Shumsky Aleksandr (Saint-Petersburg).

3. Format of competitions
Competitions are held in the following formats:
- 24 hours Russian Rogaining Championship.
- 8 hours, 8 hours-MTB, 3 hours 3 stage of Mountain cross-country cup.

4. Timetable

20 July (Friday)
09:00 Opening of the event center, the beginning of arrival of participants
16:00 Beginning of registration of teams and model training event
22:00 End and model training event

21 July (Saturday)
08:00 Continuation of registration of teams
08:45 Opening Ceremony
09:00 Map handout
12:00 Start of competitions
14:00 Catering available in the event center
15:00 End of control time of the 3 hours format
15:30 End of penalty time, closing the finish line, the publication of preliminary results 3 hours format
16:00 Completion of reception of protests by results, publish the final results of the 3 hours format
16:15 Rewarding of winners of the 3 hours format
20:00 End of control time of the 3 hours format
20:30 End of penalty time, closing the finish line, the publication of preliminary results 8 hours format
21:00 Completion of reception of protests by results, publish the final results of the 8 hours format
21:30 Rewarding of winners of the 8 hours format
23:03 Sunset

22 July (Sunday)
00:45 End of civil twilight
03:26 Begin of civil twilight
05:07 Sunrise
12:00 End of control time Russian Rogaining Championships
12:30 End of penalty time, closing the finish line, the publication of preliminary results Russian Rogaining Championships
13:15 Completion of reception of protests by results
14:00 Closing of catering in the event center
14:15 Publish the final results Russian Rogaining Championships
15:00 Ceremony of rewarding winners Russian Rogaining Championships and event closing ceremony
20:00 Closing of the event center, departure of participants

5. The participants
5.1 To participation in the Russian Rogaining Championship are allowed teams of 2 to 5 people at the age from 16 years, in the following categories:

Designation Category name Requirements to team
MO Men, open Men
WO Women, open Women
XO Mixed, open Not less than one man and one woman
MJ Men, juniors Men, age of each member of team less than 20 years
WJ Women, juniors Women, age of each member of team less than 20 years
XJ Mixed, juniors Not less than one man and one woman, age of each member of team less than 20 years
MV Men, veterans Men, age of each member of team 40 years or more
WV Women, veterans Women, age of each member of team 40 years or more
XV Mixed, veterans Not less than one man and one woman, age of each member of team 40 years or more
MSV Men, superveterans Men, age of each member of team 55 years or more
WSV Women superveterans Women, age of each member of team 55 years or more
XSV Mixed, superveterans Not less than one man and one woman, age of each member of team 55 years or more

Places are awarded to teams in several categories according to sex and age of the team. Teams participating in the junior category, or veterans, will automatically participate in relevant open category MO, WO, or XO. Teams participating in the category superveterans automatically participate in relevant open category and the category of veterans.
The age of participants is determined on the date of the start of competition (on July 21, 2012).
Every team must include at least one member aged 18 or older.
5.2 To participation in the 8 hours format are allowed:
- teams of 2 to 5 people at the age from 12 years in the same categories (5.1). Every team must include at least one member aged 18 or older;
- single participants at the age of 18 years or older in the same age categories (item 5.1) in offset separate of teams.
5.3 To participation in the 3 hours format are allowed:
- the single members at the age from 16 years in the same age categories (5.1);
- teams of 2 to 5 people at the age from 12 years in the mixed categories (5.1). If in team there is a participant younger 16 years, should be also the participant at the age of 18 years or older.
5.4 To participation in the 8 hours-MTB format are allowed single participants at the age of 18 years or older, men and women without division into age categories.
5.5 Each participant sole responsibility of the state of his health, which confirms the personal signature of receipt. Responsibility for the lives and health of minors by adult members are coaches or team representatives, as evidenced by the personal signature of the coach or representative (name stated in the application). Each participant must have and to show at registration the policy of obligatory medical insurance.

6. Conditions and rules of competitions
6.1 By the decision of the International Rogaining Federation (IRF) the Russian Rogaining Championship 2012 is included in the list of qualifying competitions to the World Rogaining Championship 2013 . On the Championship are allowed foreign participants and operate IRF rules, except for the points B2, 26, 10, 19, 20 which are replaced with the below-mentioned:
21. All participants should be at the age of 16 years or older. Every team must include at least one member aged 18 or older.
261. For consideration of protests it is appointed jury according to point 18. The jury decision is definitive and obligatory referees and organizers.
101. The checkpoint on the terrain is marked by a sign in the form of a trihedral prism with the party of 30x30 centimeters. Each side shares a diagonal from left bottom in the right top corner on a white field above and orange (red) below. Use for marking of CP of the paper prisms turned round a tree, a column, etc. is allowed.
19, 20 are excluded.
6.2 By the competition in 8 hours and 3 hours format operate the Russian rogaining rules taking into account changes and additions given in newsletters.

7. Terrain
7.1 The area of competitions is to the north and to the east from the settlement Pervomayskoe, it is limited from the southwest with the highway A122 (Ogonki-Podgorye) and from the southeast with the highway A120 (Ogonki-Vaskelovo). From the north and northeast of a clear boundary isn't present. Size of the area of competitions of 190 sq.km.
7.2 District characteristic:
- Altitude: from 70 to 160 meters.
- The ruggedness: the rugged terrain.
- The maximum drop height on one slope: up to 90 meters.
- The population: a sparsely populated area.
- The nature of soils: hard, but in places soft, boggy.
- Water objects: the river Volochaevka, a lot of lakes and bogs.
- The dominant tree species: fir-tree, pine, less deciduous (birch, aspen).
- The animal world is represented by elks, wild boars, beavers, etc.
- Natural and cultural sights: a river Volochaevka canyon, the rests of a defensive line Karelian wall of the Second World War.
- Road network: medium, high near lakes and settlements.
- Dangerous place: breaks of the river Volochaevka, some sites of bogs, highways. Intensity of movement on highway A122 is medium, on highway P34 (Roshchino-Sosnovo) from low to medium (depending on time of day).

8. Map
8.1 Preliminary parameters of the map for Russian Rogaining Championship and 8 hours format:
- Scale: 1:35000.
- Contours: 5 meters.
- Conventional signs: special system of signs.
- Size of the map: between A2-A3;
- Compiled: 2012.
- Map authors: Rylov Victor, Sychev Sergey.
8.2 Preliminary parameters of the map for 3 hours format:
- Scale: 1:20000.
- Contours: 5 meters.
- Conventional signs: of sports orienteering.
- Size of the map: between A3;
- Compiled: 2012.
- Map author: Rylov Victor.

9. Punching system
9.1 At competitions the electronic punching system at checkpoints SportIdent is applied. Each competitor should have the chip which number specifies at registration, or to lease the chip.
9.2 In Russian Rogaining Championship use of only one model of the chip is possible:
- SI6. Number of control records: 192. Number range: 500000 - 999999.
In 8 hours format and 3 hours format may be used also other models:
- SI5. Number of control records: 36. Number range: 1 - 499999.
- SI8. Number of control records: 30. Number range: 2000000 - 2999999.
- SI9. Number of control records: 50. Number range: 1000000 - 1999999.
Chips models pCard and tCard in the competition do not apply.
9.3 To prevent possible separation of team members and controlling the passage of CP chips each participant in each party are fixed on the wrist special surveillance bracelet. All participants of one team should be punched on one CP within 2 minutes, differently points for this CP to team won't be added.

10. Definition of results
10.1 Result of team is the sum of points, awarded for a mark in checkpoints minus a penalty. Checkpoints have cost from 2 to 10 points, cost of point is equal to the first figure of its number (points in cost of 10 points have three-value number 101, 102, etc.). For each complete or incomplete minute delay after a set of control time a team is charged 1 point penalty (but no more quantity of the gathered points).
10.2 The finish for the late teams is closed in 30 minutes after the termination of control time. In case of the team finish after that time the points gathered by team are cancelled.
10.3 Team with the most points or, in the case of a tie score, a team that finished earlier awarded the higher place.

11. Weather and Climate
At the end of July on the Karelian Isthmus prevailed day temperatures of 20-25 C, night of 1015 C. There is a probability of rains.

12. Arrangement of the event center, travel
12.1 The event center settles down on the northern coast of the lake Maloye Podgorskoe near the village Olshaniki, in 3 kilometers to the Northeast of Pervomayskoe.

Settlement of the village Olshaniki on the map of the Leningrad region
Settlement of the village Olshaniki on the map of the Leningrad region

Settlement of the event center
Settlement of the event center

12.2 Travel for nonresident and foreign participants to a place of competitions through St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg is connected by railway communication with the majority of the cities of the European part of Russia, and also with Minsk, Kiev, Lviv, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, Tallinn. There is an international airport "Pulkovo", ferry communication with Helsinki and Tallinn, bus service to Ukraine, Belarus, Finland and the Baltic countries.
12.3 Travel by public transport from St. Petersburg to the event center:
1) Electric train from the Finnish railway station to station Roshchino (the Vyborg direction). Further the bus 124 to village Olshaniki. The schedule of electric trains on lines St. Petersburg Roshchino on a website ppk-piter.ru, the bus 124 schedule for summer of 2012 from Roshchino: 6:00, 8:20, 10:50, 14:00, 16:50, 19:10, from Pervomayskoe-1: 6:40, 9:10, 11:30, 15:00, 18:00, 19:50.
2) From underground station Parnass:
- the bus K-678 St. Petersburg Michurinskoe, schedule from St. Petersburg 7:20, 9:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00, 19:00, 21:00, schedule from Michurinskoe: 6:10, 7:10, 9:50, 11:40, 13:40, 15:40, 17:40, 19:40 (time in a way Michurinskoe - Pervomayskoe 50-60 minutes);
- the bus K-675 St. Petersburg Pervomayskoe, schedule from St. Petersburg 6:45, 8:15, 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 14:15, 16:15, 18:15, 19:15, 20:15, 21:45, schedule from Pervomayskoe 5:30, 6:15, 7:45, 9:15, 10:15, 12:15, 13:15, 14:15, 16:15, 17:15, 18:15, 20:15;
- the bus K-600 from 7:30 till 21:30, departure in process of filling with an interval about 30 minutes.
12.4 According to demands of participants travel by the custom-made bus from the center of St. Petersburg on Friday July 20 or early in the morning on July 21 (for arriving by trains on the Moscow railway station), and also to St. Petersburg on July 22 can be organized. Demands for travel on July 20-21 can be made on a website with the demand for competitions, for July 22 at registration of teams in the event center.

13. Accommodation
13.1 As the main place of residence the camp near the center of competitions is planned. Accommodation of participants in Olshaniki boarding house isn't provided in connection with its high load during a summer season.
13.2 The next to the event center Rayvola hotel is located in the settlement Roshchino. Room reservation on a website www.raivola.spb.ru or by phone (812) 347-79-15. Travel to Rayvola hotel from the underground station "Prospect Prosveshcheniya", the K-680 bus, an interval of movement of 15-20 minutes. In the presence of demands transportation in the morning on July 21 from Rayvola hotel to the event center can be organized, demands to send to Victor Rylov, mail address e-mail -. Java-script .

14. Catering
14.1 A food during competitions is provided in the center of competitions from 14.00 on July 21 till 12.00 on July 22. Tea and cold drinks will be offered, also an approximate set of products: fruit, dried fruits, confectionery, bread. After the finish the dinner from three dishes is provided to participants of 24 and 8 hours formats.
14.2 On a distance special items with the drinking water are provided, designated in the map blue circles and a letter W. Besides drinking water in these points no food is provided.
14.3 Shops and catering establishments in the area of competitions are available in settlements Pervomayskoe and Olshaniki.

15. Information about visas
15.1 Citizens of Ukraine and Belarus can drive on the territory of Russia without visas, according to the internal or international passport. Citizens of the countries of the European Union need the visa.
15.2 Foreign participants who need the invitation for obtaining the Russian visa, and also residence and excursion service in St. Petersburg to or after competitions should address to Victor Rylov, e-mail address e-mail -. Java-script .

16. Entries
Preliminary applications for participation move from April 1 inclusive by completing of a registration form on a website: rrc2012.rogaining.ru. Applications for participation in 24-hours and 8-hours formats are accepted till July 10, in a 3-hours format till July 16.Applications are accepted in event center only when it is technically possible.

17. Entry fee
17.1 The costs of the organization, preparation and carrying out competitions, rewarding of winners and prize-winners will be recovered through sponsorships and participation fees of participants. The size of the entry fee per participant:

Date of entry and payment From April 1 to June 30 From July 1 to July 10 In event center
Russian Rogaining Championship, participants in age from 18 to 55 years 1000 RUR / 35 1500 RUR / 50 2000 RUR / 60
Russian Rogaining Championship, participants younger than 18 years and 55 years of age and older 500 RUR / 20 750 RUR / 25 1000 RUR / 30
8 hours format, participants in age from 18 to 55 years 600 RUR / 20 800 RUR / 25 1000 RUR / 30
8 hours format, participants younger than 18 years and 55 years of age and older 300 RUR / 12 400 RUR / 15 500 RUR / 20
3 hours format, participants in age from 18 to 55 years 300 RUR / 12 400 RUR / 15 500 RUR / 20
3 hours format, participants younger than 18 years and 55 years of age and older 150 RUR / 6 200 RUR / 8 250 RUR / 10

17.2 The entry fee includes payment for placement in a camp, a starting package (map, description of control points, number and control bracelet for each participant), a food during competitions and after the finish. Rent of the chip of an electronic mark is in addition paid 100 RUR / 3 (for participants of 3 hours format 50 RUR / 2).
17.3 Requisites for payment in RUR:
Recipient of payment: St. Petersburg regional public organization "Orienteering club "Gulf Stream".
INN: 7840018408
KPP: 784001001
Number of the settlement account: 40703810222010000001
Bank: office "Narvskoe", branch St. Petersburg management of JSC Uralsib
BIC of bank: 044030706
17.4 Requisites for payment in :
Account number: 129835 -106839
IBAN: FI5812983500106839
SWIFT: NDEAFIHH
Bank: NORDEA
Bank address: Aleksanterinkatu, 5, 15110, Lahti, Finland
The receiver: Rylov Victor
His address: Valkekatu, 3, 15340 Lahti, Finland
17.5 According to the preliminary arrangement it is possible to transfer money to members of organizing committee of competitions: Aleksandr Kopelevich, Victor Rylov or Aleksandr Shumsky.

18. Rewarding
18.1 In the championship of Russia the teams which have taken from 1 on 3 place in the categories, are awarded by medals, diplomas and memorable prizes. The teams which have taken 1 place in open categories MO, WO and XO, are awarded also by memorable cups.
The title of the champion of Russia on rogaining 2012 is awarded to the teams which have taken 1 place in each category of the 24 hours format.
18.2 In competitions of 8 hours and 3 hours format the teams (participants) which have taken from 1 to 3 place in all categories, are awarded by diplomas and memorable prizes. With participation in category of four and less teams (participants) the prize awards only the team which has taken 1 place.

19. Contact Information
Website of the event: rrc2012.rogaining.ru.
Phone numbers and addresses of the organizing committee:
Kopelevich Aleksandr +79213327377, e-mail -. Java-script
Rylov Victor +79112121543, e-mail -. Java-script
Sychev Sergey +79213811704, e-mail -. Java-script
Volkova Tatyana +79219501275, e-mail -. Java-script
Smirnov Sergey +79219575571, e-mail -. Java-script
Shumsky Aleksandr +79217506503, e-mail -. Java-script