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 meeting.

 

Map details

Long distance - 1:15000 - Eq. 2.5m
Long distance map
Middle distance - 1:10000 - Eq. 2.5m
Middle distance map
Sprint relay - 1:7500 - Eq. 2.5m
Sprint relay map
Sprint - 1:5000 - Eq. 2.5m
Sprint map
Relay - 1:10000 - Eq. 2.5m
Really 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 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

 

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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