Grand Prix Silesia 2013

International 4-stages Orienteering Event
Czech Ranking Coef. 1.00

Dates: July 19 – 21, 2013 (Friday – Sunday)
Organizer: Orienteering Club „POBO“ (Friends of Orienteering Opava)
Event Center: Bohdanovice – soccer field
D10, D12, D14, D16, D18, D20, D21EAB, D35AB, D45AB, D55, D60, D65,
H10, H12, H14, H16, H18, H20, H21EAB, H35AB, H45AB, H55AB, H60, H65, H70,
TK (shorter tracks), TL (longer tracks) „fit“ categories, possibility to sign up for individual stages even a day before the particular race up to a number of scheduled vacancies.
DH10N ….. simple track, no streaming (marked by emoticons).
HDR ….. track for children accompanied by an adult, simple track, no streaming (marked by emoticons)
TO ….. trail orienteering – 3 stages (see special schedule on web pages).
Note: DH21 shall be divided into subcategories according to the Czech Ranking as of June 30, 2013. Maximum amount of Czech competitors in DH21E => 50, DH21A => 70.
Stages in categories TK, TL and HDR do not add-up.
Stages results of e1, e2, e4 in categories DH20 and DH21 shall be accounted in the Czech (coef. 1.00)
                                           Description:              Start:          Course Setter:
Friday 19/07             E1      longer sprint            16:00           Evžen Kostka
Saturday 20/07        E2      longer sprint            09:00           Petr Nycz
Saturday 20/07        E3      micro-O, no codes    16:00           Tomáš Holas
Sunday 21/07           E4      middle                      09:00           Mirek Hadač
All stages interval start

          Map Author:            Scale:          Size:            Cont. Int.:     Baseline Times
E1      Zdeněk Lenhart       1 : 5 000       A3               2.5 m           20 – 45 min.
E2      Zdeněk Lenhart       1 : 5 000       A3               2.5 m           20 – 45 min.
E3      Zdeněk Lenhart       1 : 2 000       A4               2.5 m           15 – 25 min.
E4      Zdeněk Lenhart       1 : 10 000     A4               5.0 m           25 – 65 min.
Maps waterproof, as of April 2013, mapped under ISOM2000. Baseline times proportionally from shortest till longest tracks.
Friday July 19, from 9:00 till 15:00 o‘clock at the event center
Ceremony for winners of individual stages (except for the TK, TL and HDR). Awarding ceremony for first 3 overall in each category (except for the TK, TL and HDR). All children in the HDR are being awarded immediately after having crossed the finish line. Overall GPS results are calculated as an addition of individual stages E1 + E2 + E3 + E4.
Tent camp: July 18, 2013 (starting from 18:00 o‘clock) until July 21, 2013. Service of mobile toilets, hookups to drinking and utility water, showers included in price.
By utilizing the ORIS system (entries for local athletes), foreign athletes may enter by e-mail at:, entries are valid after you have received a confirmation response by e-mail.
Parking at the event center, no parking fee collected
All payments shall be wire transferred to “Komercni banka a.s.”, account number: 86-6957020267/0100, IBAN: CZ6401000000866957020267, account name: “Pratele orientacniho behu Opava”.
Please have a confirmation of the payment ready at the registration.

Fees (Czk)/Due Dates (DD.MM.) by 31.05. by 30.06. by 12.07.
DH10-DH12, DH10N 350 500 700
TK, TL, HDR 350 350 350
Others 500 700 1000
DH10-DH12, DH10N / stage 100 150 200
TK, TL, HDR, TO / stage 100 100 100
Ostatní / stage 150 200 250
Camp (all visitors) 250 250 250
SI Rental/Stage 40 40 40
After July 12 entries possible only up to scheduled vacancies for a doubled starting fee.
Cancellations possible until July 12, burdened by a 50% fee,  after July 12 no cancellation refunds.









Sport Ident punching for all categories
Variable, slate pits & quarries, little lakes. Danger of cuts by slashes of slate, dangerous, but marked quarries.
E1, E2, E3, E4 – starting and finishing areas  within 2,000 m, detailed information later.
At the event center, warm dishes, vendors.
Event Director:        Tomáš Kovalčík                 +420 604 105 354
Activities:                 Miroslav Hadač                 +420 602 719 817
Chief Referee:         Milan Binčík                      +420 737 241 011
Athletes participate at their own risk. First aid for free provided only at the finish area.
Any consequent medical care must be borne by health insurance of each individual.
In writing together with a deposit of 200 Czk to the hands of the Chief Referee under Rules of Orienteering, article 26.1 in person, under article 26.2 to the address of Mr. Milan Binčík, Čapákovo nábřeží 37, Opava, Zip Code 747 05, Czech Republic.
Tomáš Kovalčík, tel. +420 604 105 354, e-mail


This invitation was approved by the Event Director and the Chief Referee on March 20, 2013.