56th Jüriöö Orienteering Relay

Time and place: Saturday, 18 April 2015 Alatskivi.

Secretariat: Alatskivi School (Kooli 1)

Event Center: Alatskivi Castle square



18.00 secretariat is open

18.00 – 20.00 training course is open

20.00 start of procession

20.30 opening ceremony

21.30 mass start for the 1st leg

00.00 estimated finish time for course II winner

01.00 estimated finish time for Main Course winner

01.00-02.30 prize-giving ceremony, ceremony will be separately for each group, ca 10 minutes after the 3rd place has finished


Participants: The competition is open to an unlimited number of teams from the same organisation. Competitors under 14 years (born 2002 and later) are allowed to the competition with the written consent from a parent or a coach. Teams of EOL members must consist of the same club runners.


Courses and groups:

I - Main Course: a five-leg relay, 5 runners in a team, at least 2 women. Mandatory sequence running M-N-M-N-M.

Results are provided in the following classes:

Main group: All teams registered for the main course;

Youth: Runners’ upper age limit is 18 years (born 1995 or later);

Masters: Team members total age must be at least 220 years. A single member’s lower age limit is 40 years (born 1975 or earlier). The total age calculatioan is based on the year of the birth.


II Course (amateurs): a three-leg relay, 3 in a team, at least 1 woman. Mandatory sequence running M-N-M. Amateur course has the same tracks as the Main course’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd leg.


Length of distancies (approximately):

1,3 leg      7,1/19KP

2,4 leg      5,4/17KP

5 leg         9,0/25KP

Total 5 legs ca 34km


II Course 1, 2 and 3 leg only



Alatskivi river valley and Alatskivi and Castle Park and Kalevipoja bed and Linnamägi (hill). Dense network of roads and trails, especially around the village and Alatskivi. Landscape mostly open and semi-open, cultivated land in many places. Runway 50% of the forest area, forest runnability very different. Valley of the Alatskivi river is marshy, and suffers from many places due to beaver activity. Land forms are appropriate for Alatskivi Ürgorg (valley slope height of 35m, a few steeper parts and hills max 25m). In the bottom of the valley are a few hills with different heights and long chain (oos).

Danger areas: Lakes, ponds and ditches, river Alatskivi is overcome through bridges. Roads!

Prohibited areas: Built-up areas (symbol 527)


Map: The scale 1:10 000, contour interval 2,5 m. Map is from spring 2014. Mapper Kalle Kalm. Previous maps 2012026.


Punching system: Electronic punching system SPORTident is used.


Competition rules: Jüriöö is a relay, where each runner is allowed to pass only one leg. Start will be closed 30 minutes after the winner of the main course has finised. Mass start for all the runners, who have not started yet (including members of disqualified teams), will be given 5 min after the start is closed. Finish will be closed after 2 hours after mass start.


Prizes: The grand prize is trophy „Kalevipoeg kivi viskamas“. If a foreign team wins, the grand prize will be deposited for the next Jüriöö. In the main group, first three teams will be awarded. Winners of youth and masters teams will be awarded, as well as the best amateur team. Special prizes will be awarded for the winners of each leg.



Deadline for online (https://www.osport.ee/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=412) registration accompanied by bank transfer is April 13th, 2015. While filling out the registration form, you have to fill out the order of the runners names. Every team has to have as many SI-cards as many runners they have in the team (one SI-card per member). SI-card rent is 1€ per card.


Entry fee:

Main group (incl veterans) 50 €/team

Youth 15 €/team

Amateurs 30 €/team


Entry fee must be paid by April 13, 2015 to: Swedbank, Liivalaia 8, Tallinn 1540,


IBAN: EE302200001120086880,



All bank charges must be paid by payer.


Additional information appears in organizer's website:



Organised by: Estonian Sports Federation Jõud, Estonian Orienteering Federation, OK Ilves.

Organizer: Margus Sarap

Course Master: Kalle Kalm