Junior World Orienteering Championships 2017

Bringing You and the future stars together

9.-16.7.2017 Tampere


JWOC 2017 9.-16.7.2017.


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!


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.


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


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. 


 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.


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.
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!


Lomake oli avoinna 4.8 saakka. Tarkistamme saapuneet palautuspyynnöt 10.8 mennessä ja palautamme maksut makdollisimman pikaisesti, Form was open untin 4.8. We will check information before…

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Norway won the men’s relay On the first leg the runners were mostly in one big group, with two attempts to break away from the…

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Photos (by Marjo Lalli) from relay and prize giving ceremony are here: https://marjolalli.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Tapahtumat/JWOC%202017/PRIZE%20GIVING%20SEREMONY%2015.07.2017%20%28LONG%20FINAL%20%20AND%20RELAY%29/ https://marjolalli.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Tapahtumat/JWOC%202017/RELAY%2015.07.2017/

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