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Variant 5 Days 2021

five days of orienteering in Kalofer region, BULGARIA, 2021

28th of July – 1st of August

Покана 2021 на български език (pdf)

Бюлетин 2021 на български език (pdf)

Start List by classes // Start list by clubs

➡️ START LISTS – Stage 5 – by classes

➡️ OVERALL RESULTS – Variant 5 Days 2021


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 July 28th to August 1st, 2021, in Bulgaria. The event takes place in the area Panitsite and Kalofer city in the central part of Bulgaria.

Global scheme


27 July –    Arrival, model event

28 July – Variant5 Days – Day 1 – Middle distance, Augusta Cup / Start 13:00

29 July – Variant5 Days – Day 2 – Long distance / Start 10:00

30 July – Variant5 Days – Day 3 – Sprint, Hristo Botev Cup / Start 10:00

31 July – Variant5 Days – Day 4 – Middle distance / Start 10:00

01 August – Variant5 Days – Day 5 – Long distance (chasing) / Start 10:00

Competition center

Hotel Kaloferskite Voivodi –


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.

Course lengths later.

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 Augusta (Day 1, Middle) and 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.


Maps samples from the terrains (partly the maps of 2019 edition will be used):


Deadline for entries is July 20th, 2021. Please register online at (Bulgarian club members may sign up through BGOF entry system).

If you need further information, please contact

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.


For further information please contact our information desk:

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 including MW21 Elite

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.


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.


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

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