Junior World Orienteering Championships 2017

Bringing You and the future stars together

9.-16.7.2017 Tampere

Dates

JWOC 2017 9.-16.7.2017.

Info

Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic counties and it is located between two gorgeous lakes. Cafes, restaurans, shops, cinemas, adventure parks, museums, galleries – there is something for everybody in Tampere!

Terrains

Two forest orienteering terrains (Särkänperä Viitapohja) are located withing 30 minutes driving distance from the city center of Tampere. The sprint arena Pispala is a unique city center neighbourhood on top of a ridge with many trails and beautiful views down to two lakes.

Accommodation

JWOC accommodation, The Atheletes’ Village, will be located in the Murikka institute. The institute is situated by lake Näsijärvi, in the middle of nature in the Häme province. However, it takes only half an hour
from the city center of Tampere to the institute by car

Program

JWOC program contains sprint, middle distance, long distace and relay as traditional. In the same time there are five competitions spectator race Fin5 orienteering week ranging from sprint to middle and long distances. 

Location

 Tampere is located in southern Finland some 170 km north of Helsinki, the capital of the country. It is within easy reach: less than two hours by train or by car from both coastal cities and even more conveniently accessible by air, thanks to Tampere’s good flight connections.


together


Welcome to Finland and to Tampere to the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2017! We are thankful for the responsibility we have been given together with the Finnish Orienteering Federation, the city of Tampere and Koovee Orienteering Club.
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Unforgettable Nordic terrains and Athlete Village
For quite some time now we have been preparing for the event to offer high-class tracks, terrains, athlete’s village and other activities. We hope that in the year 2017, when Finland is celebrating its 100th year of independence, both the orienteers and spectators will have an unforgettable and amazing experience!
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News

17.7.2016
Koovee, the orienteering club organizing JWOC 2017, was present in this year’s competition in Switzerland.  At the closing ceremony for JWOC 2016, Juha Villikka from…

Read more

15.7.2016
JWOC 2017 Bulletin 2 has been published.
6.4.2016
Both  FIN5 2017 and JWOC pages are taking brand new, responsive  layout. We hope that it is more informative and easier to use!