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!


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…

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

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JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week
JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week added 5 new photos.Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 7:48am
Today was sprint training in Pispala. Japan, Great Britain and Sweden youngster team take a part to tough sprint!

More information about trainings you can find http://www.jwoc2017.fi/trainings

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JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week shared Koovee suunnistus's video.Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 12:22am
Hymn for the last weekend in Murikka, JWOC and FIN5 training terrains.

JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week
Koovee suunnistus
Paluu viikon takaisiin maisemiin Murikaan: Hymni viikonlopulle!
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JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week shared Koovee suunnistus's video.Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 8:08pm
Return to Pispala Sprint moments....
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JWOC 2017 / FIN5 orienteering week added 4 new photos.Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 7:24am
Today was relay 1st leg training, total 80 runners from Swiss Orienteering Team, Austria, Czech, Eesti Orienteerumisliit, Koovee suunnistus
Great weather, runners, course ;-)
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