Grand Prix Silesia 2017

International 4-Stage Orienteering Event


Dates: July 13 – 16, 2017 (Thursday – Sunday)
Organizer: Opava Orienteering (Orientační běh Opava)
Event Center: Černá Voda, Penzion Radost (Guest House)
D10, D12, D14, D16, D18, D20, D21AB, D35AB, D45AB, D55, D65,
H10, H12, H14, H16, H18, H20, H21AB, H35AB, H45AB, H55AB, H65, 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)
Trail-O (see separate schedule)
E2-E4 are calculated into the Czech Ranking, coef. 1.00, day competitions, interval start. The DH21 categories shall be divided into subcategories according to the Czech Ranking as of June 30, 2017. Maximum amount of competitors registered in the Czech Republic who take part in the DH21A is 70, in the DH21B category there is no limitation. Total results are calculated as a ranking (winner takes 100 points), 3 best results count.
Stages in categories TK, TL and HDR do not add-up. Starting time is at free will within time frame listed in Bulletins.
Expected time of stages according to the Czech Competition
Regulations for 2017 (shortened long is at 70% of regular long).
                               Description:                     Start:          Scale            Course Setter:
Thursday 13/07      E1   Sprint (no codes)      16:00         1 : 5,000       Holas T.
Friday 14/07           E2   Middle                      10:00         1 : 10,000     Kostka E.
Saturday 15/07       E3   Long                         10:00         1 : 10,000     Borunský T.
Sunday 16/07         E4   Long                         10:00         1 : 10,000     Kovalčík T.
Utilizing the ORIS system at, foreign athletes may enter by e-mail at:, entries by mail are valid only after you have received a confirmation response by e-mail.
All payments shall be wire transferred to “Komercni banka a.s.”, account number: 86-6957020267/0100, IBAN: CZ6401000000866957020267, account name: “Orientacni beh Opava”, bank fees shall be borne by sender. Please have a confirmation of your payment ready at the registration.
Tent camp:
 July 13, (starting from 12:00o‘clock) until July 16, 2017. Service of mobile toilets, hookups to drinking and utility water, showers included in price.
Parking: Parking at the event center, no parking fee collected
Registration: Thursday, July 13, from 12:00 till 15:00 o‘clock at the event center
Authors: Mr. Lenhart, Mr. Cigoš, Mr. Kratochvíl, Mr. Sokolář.
Maps waterproof, as of spring 2017, mapped according to valid map key.
Punching: Sport Ident punching for all categories
Warped, vast stony slope, thickets, variable visibility and runability, medium density of paves. E3 variable, Scandinavian type (stones, rocks).
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.
Together with the registration it is possible to order mesh orienteering shirts of red or green color at reduced prices (compared to prices at the event). May be listed directly in the registration or in the registration e-mail.
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, Price: 500 Czk

Fees (Czk)/ Due Dates (DD.MM) by 31.5. by 3.7. after 3.7
DH10-DH12, DH10N, HDR 350 450 550
Others 500 700 900
TK, TL 120/stage 120/stage 120/stage
Camp 350 350 350
SI Rental / stage 30 30 30
Others / per 1 stage 150 200 200
DH10-DH12, DH10N, HDR / per 1 stage 100 150 150

After July 3, entries possible only up to scheduled vacancies. Until July 3 cancellations possible, burdened by a 50% fee, no refunds beyond July 3, 2017.