Welcome to MTBO 2017 website !
29th July - 05th August 2017
Orléans, France

European MTBO Championships 2017
European Junior MTBO Championships 2017
European Youth MTBO Championships 2017
World Master Series MTBO Championships 2017
MTBO World Cup 2017 round 2

Latest bulletin (July 2017) : Bulletin 4

Here is summer reading best-seller : Bulletin 4 !
In this final edition, you'll find a lot more details about arenas (plans, facilities...) and courses (procedures, groups...). No need to say, bulletin 4 is a must read !
See you soon in Orléans, and don't forget you accreditation : it gives you free access (12:00 to 19:00) to Event Center's swimming pool. (Please abide french swimsuit rules : tight trunks for men)

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The Organizing Committee of the International MTB Orienteering Championships 2017 invites all EMTBOC, EJMTBOC, EYMTBOC, WMMBOTC and O’France competitors to the opening ceremony, which will take place on Saturday, July 29th at 16:00.

The procession of participating federations will leave at 15:15 from the Event Center, in bike and parade through the streets of Orléans, to Place du Martroi (largest and most touristic place of Orléans with the statue of Joan of Arc, 1.5km from the Event Center) where the elected officials will deliver the welcome and opening speeches of the Championships.

The presence of all the federations is strongly desired in order to participate in the advertising promotion of the competition and orienteering.

Photographs and shots will be taken throughout the procession.

Car and motorhome park coordinates : 47°54'19.0"N 1°54'39.0"E
Distance from vehicles park to EC : 600m

July 31st, 15:30 has been chosen as a possible date for a MTBO Rules presentation, by Sandor Talas, IOF Senior Event Adviser. Presentation would take place at the Event Center, in Orléans.

If you are interested and thinking about attending the presentation, please confirm by contacting Sandor Talas : sandor.talas (at) gmail.com or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/30386840908/10155503198755909/

More details here : http://www.mtbo-commission.com/rules.html

July 29th opening ceremony will take place in Orléans city center.

Car park is usually not free in the whole area.

Yet, MTBO'17 Organization team succesfully negotiated a free car park pass for all windshield vignette/label holders.

Details for free car park :

Enjoy opening ceremony thanks to our free car park pass, don't start the week with a car park fine :)

Organization is delighted ! Can't believe we'll all meet in Orléans, at the end of the month !

While Bulletin 3 is out and available for everyone, since a few weeks now, we wanted to update you with the following :

  • Time keeping system : SPORTident Air+ (contactless) will be used for all events (EMTBOC, EJMTBOC, EYMTBOC, WMMTBOC). Competitors must use SI Active Cards (SIAC). On request before June 30th, organizer can provide SI Active Card (SIAC) free of charge against a cash deposit of 70€. Control stations will have a touch-free distance of 50cm. There will be a non-contact station at the finish.
  • Medical certificate : To participate in the WMMBTOC, you must :
    • Hold either an annual competition license issued by the French orienteering Federation of, or a UNSS school license. No other sport license will be accepted.
    • Or for non-licencees, hold a medical certificate of non-contra-indication to the pratice of the competition in orienteering), not older than one year (photocopies accepted). Your medical certificate will grant you a Pass’Orientation pass. Download medical certificate template if you don't already have one.

Have a good start of summer !

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