Grand Prix Silesia 2015

International 5-stage Orienteering Event

Dates: August13 – 16, 2015 (Thursday – Sunday)
Organizer: Orienteering Club „POBO“ (Friends of Orienteering Opava)
Event Center: VelkáKraš (close to Vidnava), meadow across the Habina Camp
D10, D12AB, D14AB, D16AB, D18AB, D20, D21EAB, D35AB, D40AB, D45AB, D50AB, D55AB, D60, D65
H10, H12AB, H14AB, H16AB, H18AB, H20, H21EAB, H35AB, H40AB, H45AB, H50AB, H55AB, H60AB, H65AB, H70, H75
TK (shorter tracks), TL (longer tracks) „fit“categories, possibility to sign up for individual stages even a day before the particular race, only up to 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)
E1-E5 calculated in the Czech Ranking, coef. 1.00. Day competition, interval start. DH21 shall be divided into subcategories according to the Czech Ranking as of July 21, 2015. Maximum amount of Czech competitors in DH21E => 70, DH21A => 70, DH21B =>no limitation. Total results are simple addition of E1 – E5.
Stages in categories TK, TL and HDR do not add-up. Starting time at free will within time frame listed in Bulletins.
Expected time of stages according to the Czech Competition Regulations for 2015 (long 80%, Middle 60%).
Description:                                                                  Start:         Scale                Course Setter:
Thursday      13/08            E1          Middle                      15:00         1 : 10,000         Schuster Jr.
Friday           14/08            E2          Long                         09:00         1 : 10,000         Hadač Sr.
Saturday       15/08            E3          Middle                      09:00         1 : 10,000         Melecký M.
Saturday       15/08            E4          Sprint                       16:00          1 :   5,000         Borunský
Sunday         16/08            E5          Long (shortened)      09:00          1 : 10,000         Glonek
Complementary Program:
Friday            14/08           Sprint    Ultra                         17:00           1 :   4,000         Holas
(without codes, micro-o)
Sprint Ultra – Categories:
D10, D12, D14, D16, D18, D21, D35, D45, D55
H10, H12, H14, H16, H18, H21, H35, H45, H55

Utilizing the ORIS system at, foreign athletes may enter by e-mail at:, entries by mail are valid after you have received a confirmation response by e-mail.

Fees (Kč-Czk)/ DueDates (DD.MM) by 20.06. by31.07.
DH10-DH12, DH10N, HDR 400 550
Others 600 800
TK, TL 120/stage 120/stage
Camp 350 350
SIRental/ stage 30 30
StartingFeefor Sprint Ultra 80 100
Others / per 1 stage 150 200
DH10-DH12, DH10N, HDR / per 1 stage 100 150
After July 31, entriespossibleonly up to scheduled vacanciesfor a doubled starting fee.
Until July 31cancellationspossible, burdened by a 50% fee, no refundsbeyondJuly 31, 2015. 

All payments shall be wire transferred to “Komercni banka a.s.”, account number: 86-6957020267/0100, IBAN: CZ6401000000866957020267, account name: “Pratele orientacniho behu Opava”, bank fees shall be borne by sender.
Please have a confirmation of your payment ready at the registration.
Tent camp: August 12, 2015 (starting from 16:00 o‘clock) until August 16, 2015. Service of mobile toilets, hookups to drinking and utility water, showers included in price.
Training: Training map in the close vicinity of the event center.
Parking: Parking at the event center, no parking fee collected
Wednesday, August 12, from 16:00 till 21:00 o‘clock at the event center
ThursdayAugust 13, from 10:00 till 13:00 o‘clock at the event center
Authors: Mr.Lenhart, Mr. Matula, Mr. Cigoš. Maps waterproof, as of spring 2015, mapped according to valid map key.
Punching: Sport Ident punching for all categories
Terrain: Variable, Scandinavian type (stones, rocks).
Distances: Starting and finishing areas  within3km, accessible also by bikes.
Catering: At the event center, warm dishes, drinks, vendors.
Event Director:            Jana Kostková         R3       +420 777 896 979
Technical Backup:       Jan Peřinka              R3      +420 602 677 755
Activities:                    Miroslav Hadač        R1      +420 602 719 817
Chief Referee:             Luděk Valík              R2      +420 777 814 526
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.
Starting Fee and Camp for Free:
Athletes who are listed as national team members in foot orienteering for 2015as adults, juniors or youth (A, B, U23). Valid for entries by May 1, 2015.