PreO 1 / March 10th

PreO - Day 1

Competition centre: Hotel Maestoso, Lipica

Course planner: Krešo Keresteš

Program of the day: 

  • 11.00 - opening of the competition centre in Lipica
  • 13.00-15.00 - start of the PreO competition
  • 17.10 - closing of the finish

Terrain: typical Carstic terrain: stones, stones, stones and depressions. Visibility is mostly very good. 

Map: 1:4.000, contour interval: 2 metres, ISSOM, March 2017

Special symbols: prolonged stone in the form of two-sided rock face is marked with symbol of passable rock face (203) and stone wall control description will be used; gray contours - unmapped area.


Elite class23 controls and 3 time controls at one station after the finish. 1630 m / 10 m. Time limit: 120 min. (Open, Junior), 130 min. (Paralympic). Because of impassable mud puddle on the path, the course was shortened.

A class14 controls and 3 time controls at one station after the finish. 1630 m / 10 m. Time limit: 90 min. (Open), 100 min. (Paralympic). There is no Z answers in A class.

Time controls are after the finish. 3 controls at one station.

Some paths will be out-of-bounds. In case of asphalt roads the limits will be marked on the map, but on the terrain without tape and with STOP signs. Be very careful because the asphalt roads will not be closed for the traffic.

Embargoed area: All area from Hotel Maestoso and main road to the West is embargoed area. You can follow signs on the main roads to the Hotel Maestoso and park your car in front of the Hotel. You can freely walk to the Stud Farm on the main path. The area around the Hotel is embargoed area for the Day 2 and starts on Sunday at 9.00. Competitors have 10% discount for the visit of Stud Farm - look the Sightseeing chapter.

Special rules:

  1. You can use your own puncher.
  2. Time on the course will be measured with SI system.
  3. There is no decision points for A controls.
  4. Out-of-bounds area will be marked on the terrain with STOP signs.
  5. Solutions will be distributed after the last start.
  6. TempO stations. There are mostly only one person (marshal) on the station. Because ANT application will be used for the time keeping and recording of your answers, you have to wear your number bib visible in the front of your body. Marshal will expect that you will give your answers speaking. If you want to show the answers (they are on the map), warn the marshal before he/she start with the procedure. The maps will be bounded. There will not be any seperated maps.
  7. Complaints can be done only in written form to the organizer or member of the jury not later than 15 minutes after the publication of the final results.

Prize giving ceremony: Will be on Sunday together with prize giving ceremony for the overall results. The best three will be awarded in the WRE competition (absolutely in the Elite class).