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

IOFFFCOASCO-COPSMairie d'Orléans
Latest bulletin (July 2017) : Bulletin 4

New and updated MTBO maps

Scales : 1:5000, 1:7500, 1:10000, 1:15000,
Vertical contour intervals : 2.5m
Terrain type : various kind of roads, campaign, forest, urban area

All events will be organized in accordance with IOF International Specification for MTB Orienteering Maps (ISMTBOM 2010).

On Sprint map, some specific symbols will be used. Detailed information will follow in Bulletin 4, and will also be given at the Team Leaders Meetings.

 

Map details

Sprint
Scale :1:5000
Contours : 2.5m
Size : 25x30cm
Paper : waterproof
Sprint map
Middle Distance
Scale : 1:10000
Contours : 2.5m
Size : A3
Paper : waterproof
Middle distance map
Long Distance
Scale : 1:15000
Contours : 2.5m
Size : 32x42cm
Paper : waterproof
Map change except WMMTBOC W70
Long distance map
Sprint Relay
Scale : 1:7500
Contours : 2.5m
Size : 25x30cm
Paper : waterproof
Sprint relay map
Relay
Scale : 1:10000
Contours : 2.5m
Size : 30x30cm
Paper : waterproof
Relay map

 

Terrain description

Orléans country is 100m altitude.

  • Sprint competitions will be taking place in urban area.
  • Middle and Long Distance competitions will be taking place in forest area with dense tracks network.
  • Sprint Relay and Relay competitions will be taking place in forest area with dense tracks network (start, hand-over and finish in front of a typical Loire castle).

No height difference.

Sprint Sprint will be taking place in an urban area (Orléans-La-Source university campus) with alternating large buildings, lawn areas and extensive paved ride ways. It is allowed to ride off the roads or paths.
Middle Distance (MD) MD will be taking place in a forest area (Ormes communal forest) with two very different forest areas : one part frequented by the public, with bike and run sports tracks ; the other part is an area used for hunting, having sectors with a very dense vegetation and wide variety of trail network. Flat terrain. It is forbidden to ride off the roads or paths. It is allowed to ride on the orange that represents area open for riding.
Long Distance (LD) LD will be taking place in a national forest of Orléans, with characteristic terrain : grid of fast riding forest roads, and slow riding paths (some of them single tracks). Flat terrain. It is forbidden to ride off the roads or paths. It is allowed to ride on the orange that represents area open for riding.
Sprint Relay & Relay Sprint Relay and Relay will be taking place in “Parc de Charbonnière”, featuring a castle owned by the city of Orléans, which offers a forest with a very large density of paths of different rideability. Flat terrain. It is forbidden to ride off the roads or paths. It is allowed to ride on the orange that represents area open for riding.

All competitions areas are open to public traffic. The courses cross several public roads. There will be marshalls at the most critical places to help safe crossing and minimize disruption. Riders should follow marshalls instructions. Still, it is the riders’ responsibility to observe traffic rules and avoid unsafe practices.

 

 

Embargoed areas

The areas marked on the map are embargoed for all orienteering activities, unless specifically permitted by the organizer.
The embargoed areas are out of bounds for all potential participants and team members, including competitors, team leaders, coaches, doctors, escorts, and any other person with potential connection to a team (athletes or others). This means that all potential participants and team members are not allowed to visit these areas with or without a map at all, regardless of whether it is an orienteering activity or a training session, a walk with the dog or a leisurely Sunday stroll.

MTBO17 embargo

 

Courses lengths and expected winning times (provisional)

Sprint

ClassesDistanceClimbControlsWinning timesRefreshment
M21 10 0 31 20'-25' 1 (finish)
W21 8 0 25 20'-25'
M20 7,5 0 25 18'-20'
W20 6,5 0 23 18'-20'
M17 6,6 0 20 16'-18'
W17 5,5 0 18 16'-18'
M40 8 0 25 20'-25'
W40 6 0 23 20'-25'
M45 8 0 25 20'-25'
W45 6 0 23 20'-25'
M50 8 0 27 20'-25'
W50 5 0 18 20'-25'
M55 8 0 27 20'-25'
W55 5 0 18 20'-25'
M60 6,5 0 23 20'-25'
W60 4 0 16 20'-25'
M65 6,5 0 23 20'-25'
W65 4 0 16 20'-25'
M70 4,5 0 20 20'-25'
W70 3 0 13 20'-25'
M75 4,5 0 20 20'-25'
W75 3 0 13 20'-25'
M80 4 0 14 20'-25'
W80 3 0 12 20'-25'

 

Middle Distance

ClassesDistanceClimbControlsWinning timesRefreshment
M21 23,4 100 35 55'-60'

2 (forest

+ finish)

W21 20 90 30 55'-60'
M20 17,5 80 23 46'-48'
W20 15,7 80 25 46'-48'
M17 14 70 22 44'-46'
W17 12,3 50 23 44'-46'
M40 21 80 35 55'-60'
W40 17 80 23 55'-60'
M45 21 80 35 55'-60'
W45 17 80 23 55'-60'
M50 18,6 80 28 55'-60'
W50 17 80 23 55'-60'
M55 18,6 80 28 55'-60'
W55 17 80 23 55'-60'
M60 17 80 26 55'-60'
W60 11 50 23 55'-60'
M65 16 80 26 55'-60'
W65 11 50 23 55'-60'
M70 11,7 50 23 55'-60'
W70 7,2 30 17 55'-60'
M75 11,7 50 23 55'-60'
W75 7,2 30 17 55'-60'
M80 10 30 21 55'-60'
W80 6 30 14 55'-60'

 

Long Distance

ClassesDistanceClimbControlsWinning timesRefreshment
M21 45,5 60 22 105'-115' 

3 (forest

+ spectator control

+ finish)

W21 39 20 18 105'-115'
M20 35 45 19 88'-92' 
W20 28 35 16 88'-92'
M17 31 20 17 84'-88' 
W17 25 15 14 84'-88'
M40 40 40 21 105'-115' 
W40 32 25 19 105'-115' 
M45 40 40 21 105'-115' 
W45 32 25 19 105'-115' 
M50 36,5 30 20 105'-115' 
W50 31 20 18 105'-115' 
M55 36,5 30 20 105'-115' 
W55 31 20 18 105'-115' 
M60 33 20 20 105'-115' 
W60 26 15 15 105'-115' 
M65 33 20 20 105'-115' 
W65 26 15 15 105'-115' 
M70 26 20 14 105'-115' 
W70 16 15 9 105'-115' 
M75 26 20 14 105'-115' 
W75 16 15 9 105'-115' 
M80 26 20 14 105'-115' 
W80 16 15 9 105'-115' 

 

Sprint Relay

ClassesDistanceClimbControlsWinning timesRefreshment
M21 9,5 40 20 10'-15' average per leg
40'-60' total

2 (spectator control

+ finish)

W21 8 30 16
M20 7,3 40 16
W20 6,5 35 15
M17 6,5 40 15
W17 6 25 13
WMM 80 7,5 30 16
WMW 80 6,5 35 15
WMM 100 6 30 14
WMW 100 6 25 13
WM Open 6 30 14
WM Open 6 25 13

 

Relay

ClassesDistanceClimbControlsWinning timesRefreshment
M21 19 90 20 40'-45' average per leg
120'-135' total 

2 (spectator control

+ finish)

W21 15,1 90 15
M20 12,5 70 14 33'-35' average per leg
99'-105' total 
W20 10,6 70 13
M17 11,9 70 13 30'-33' average per leg
90'-99' total
W17 9,5 70 12
WM 120 15,1 90 15 40'-45' average per leg
120'-135' total
WM 160 14,6 90 17
WM Open 14,6 90 17

Winning times for WMMTBOC are the same for all age classes.

 

Weather

The expected average temperature in August is 20°C with relatively sunny weather, ideal conditions for competitions.

 

Map samples

 

 

 

 

 

Terrain preview

Terrain preview 1Terrain preview 2Terrain preview 3

 

 

 
 
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