Variant 5 Days

 five days of orienteering in Kalofer region, BULGARIA, 2019

Наредба 2018 на български език (pdf)

Welcome

Summertime in the Stara Planina Mountains, just below its highest peak Botev 2376m!

We kindly invite you to take part in our 5-days-orienteering event «Variant 5 Days» from August 13th to August 17th, 2019, in Bulgaria. The event takes place in the area Panitsite and Kalofer city in the central part of Bulgaria.

Program

12 August –    Arrival, model event

13 August – Variant5 Days – Day 1 – Middle, Panitsite, Kalofer / Start 13:00

14 August – Variant5 Days – Day 2 – Long, Panitsite, Kalofer / Start 10:00

15 August – Variant5 Days – Day 3 – Hristo Botev Cup – Sprint, Kalofer / Start 10:00

16 August – Variant5 Days – Day 4 – Middle, Panitsite, Kalofer / Start 10:00

17 August – Variant5 Days – Day 5 – Long (chasing), Panitsite, Kalofer / Start 10:00

 

Competition center

Hotel Kaloferskite Voivodi – www.kaloferskitevoivodi.com/

 

Classes

Women: 10, 12A, 12B, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, open short, open middle, open long.

Men: 10, 12A, 12B, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 and open short, open middle, open long.

Variant 5 Days is a multi-day race, i.e. prizes will be given for the 3 best in the overall ranking on the last day. Winners of the respective stage will be also awarded right after the race at the arena and there will be separate prize giving for the Hristo Botev Cup (Day 3, Sprint). Entries for less than 5 days are possible, but no points for the overall ranking will be awarded for the missed competition days.

 

Terrain

Maps samples from the terrains:

   

 

Entries

Deadline for entries is August 5th, 2019. Please register online at https://5days.variant5.org/entry (Bulgarian club members may sign up through BGOF).

If you need further information, please contact teamcontact@variant5.org

Late entries are only accepted as long as start places are available. A late entry fee of EUR 3 per day will be charged. On spot you may register for open classes only.

 

Information

For further information please contact our information desk: teamcontact@variant5.org

 

Entry Fees

The entry fee including all fours starts will be:

10 EUR for classes M/W10

40 EUR for classes M/W 12, 14, 16

60 EUR for all classes from M/W18 to W55 and M75

65 EUR for elite classes M/W 21E

 

Please note: We offer substantually reduced entry fees for competitors from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. See the online entry system for detailed pricing information.

 

Accommodation

The «Variant-5-Days» are an affordable way to experience and explore the Stara Planina mountains region near Kalofer. We offer a camping ground at low cost, where you can set up your own tent. Moreover a big range of guest houses and hotels are available in Kalofer region. More information can be found on the Accommodation page.

 

Organizer

The event is organized by Orienteering Club «Variant 5» Targovishte. Event director: Dian Bonev (BUL).

 

Learn more about us at www.variant5.org 

follow us on fb.com/variant5cup

information desk: teamcontact@variant5.org