LIBAHUNDI JÄLG
WEREWOLF FOOTPRINT

Competition rules

Rogain "Libahundi Jälg" (eng Werewolfs footprint)
1st rogain in Georgia


Georgia, Bakuriani 24.10.2021

Organiser of the event is NGO Aktiivikeskus (sportclub from Estonia) together with Georgian Orienteering Federation. The competition starts on 24th of October  in Bakuriani, Georgia.  Event center will be in hotel Auroom. 

Competition

8 hour rogain, which starts at 10:00  o'clock. Team consist of two to five members.
Map scale is 1:20000 or 1:25000 , contour interval 10m. Fieldwork and cartography autumn 2020 to summer 2021 done by Aliaksei Tomashau. Course setter will be Lauri Lahtmäe.
Map delivery starts 1 hour before start.  The map will be printed on waterproof material.

Punching system

SPORTident (SI)  punching system will be used.  SI-cards will be available for rent (4 € ) to the participants.

Event programme

8:00 event center opens, competition materials, bibs and rented si-card delivery
9:00  map delivery
10:00 start
18:00 finish
20:00
price-giving ceremony
               
and dinner with folk music and local food and drinks (14 €)

Rules
There will be 50-60 checkpoints in terrain. In each checkpoint stands SI-station and red-white sign.  Total score of team will be sum of decimal places of numbers for visited checkpoints.
The team together analyse the map and plan their strategy: the order of control points and the route between them. It is  compulsory to have a pen to mark it. Nevertheless, it is highly recommended to plan a route consistent with the time and skills of each team.
A team's score shall be the value of the checkpoints visited less penalties. Late returns are penaltised by deducting points: up to 1 minute — 2 point,  for exceeding each next full minute — 2 point. Teams finishing more than 30 minutes late shall be deemed ineligible for a placing. The team with the greater score, or in the event of a tie, the team which finished earlier, shall be awarded the higher placing. The winners in the competition classes will be the teams with higher score. Number bibs must be pinned on a visible place and must be worn during the whole competition by all members of the team. Take with you the safety-pins! Each team members must remain together, i.e. within eyesight of each other (50 m) so that the number bibs are clearly visible. The only navigational aids that may be carried on the course are maps provided by the organiser, magnetic compasses and watches. The use of any other navigational aids and programmable devices is prohibited. Mobile - phone should be for using only in emergency purposes.
If one or more members of the team want to retire from the course, the whole team must return to the event center and they are deemed to have finished. Those members of the team who want to continue can re-register as a new team, whereas the points scored for so far visited checkpoints are not counted.

Competition classes:

ClassDescription
JJ15
Juniors, born 2006 or later
JJ19Juniors, born 2002 or later
 DDWomen
 HHMen, general race for every team
 HDMixed men and women
 HH45Veterans men, all born 1976 or before
 DD45
Veterans women, all born 1976 or before
 HD45Veterans mixed, all born 1976 or before
 HH55 Veterans men, all born 1966 or before
 DD55 Veterans woman, all born 1966 or before
 HD55 Veterans mixed, all born 1966 or before
 FAMILYFamily from 2 generations, at least one member must be born 2006 or later

The teams are deemed to compete in HH class and in class for which they are eligible.
Entry fee for a team is the sum of entry fees for individual team members.
Entry fees per competitor:

Born 2002 or laterBorn 1962..2001Born 1961  or before
until 20.09.2021

 20 €

29 €

 20 €

21.09...16.10.202125 €35€25 €
17.10...24.10.2021
45 €45 €45€

Entry fee 30 ₾ for Georgian citizens registration before 16.10.2021.
SI-card rent 4 € (additional to the participation fee).

In the entry fee there is included: participation in the competition, event map, number bib, wrist ribbon, plain water and catering in the competition centre.

Teams may use their own SI-card: SI-6, SI-9, SI-10, SI-11 or rent one from the organizer. The number of your SI card or the wish to rent SI-card must be mentioned in the registration formula. The rental of 2 € must be paid with the entry fee. If in the event the rented SI-card is lost or broken, a compensation of 60 € shall be charged.

The entry fee shall be paid by bank transfer using the following credentials:  team name, class, names and SI numbers of participants.

AKTIIIVIKESKUS NGO

account No. EE882200221019616426
Swedbank, Liivalaia 8, 15040 Tallinn, Estonia;
SWIFT: HABAEE2X
IBAN: EE882200221019616426

NB! All transaction costs shall be paid by the payer.

BREACH OF RULES:

In case a violation of the remain-together requirement has been registered in a checkpoint, the team shall be penaltised by deducting points in the value of this checkpoint; in case of a violation of this requirement elsewhere on the course, the team shall be given a warning.
 In case of a repeated violation, the team will be disqualified.

REQUISITE EQUIPMENT:

  • waterproof dressing
  •  slip resistant gloves
  • plain water min 1,0 l per person
  • energy bars or some food
  • compass
  • waterproof (packed) mobile phone only for emergency purposes or problems with the checkpoints. NB! The mobile phone number of the organizers is printed on the map!

CHANGES:

by e-mail to  info@libahunt.eu
It is allowed to change the class, number and names of team members free of charge until 2 days before start.

After then, you can, by way of exception, make changes on the morning of the competition, during the materials delivery, as follows:

  •  change the name of a team member — 2 €

  • reduce the competition class — 2 €

At the competition will take photos which will be publicied . If you don’t want to publish your pictures, please inform about it immediately the photographer!