Lapin Lumirastit and Finnish Champs in ultra long

at Keminmaa and Tornio, 29.-31.3.2013

Directives and rules

At the competition competitors must abided by SSL’s rules, special directives for ski orienteering

FC 20123 and organizer’s advices.

Competition dates and distances

Friday, 29.3.2013 sprint, Kallinkangas Crosscountry ski stadium in Keminmaa

Saturday, 30.3.2013 ultra long distance (Finnish champs, FC), Puuluoto ski stadium in Tornio

Sunday, 31.3.2013 middle distance, Puuluoto ski stadium in Tornio


In all races are classes H12-85, D12-80 and H/D21C. In the second race (the Finnish Championship in ultra long distance), the Finnish Champs classes are H16-85 and D16-80. Eligibility to FC contests is consistent with the Finnish orienteering association rules. Others (eg. competitor from overseas that does not represent Finnish team) can participate in these classes as part of national Lapin Lumirastit contest.

Participation fees

The participation of the Finnish Championship (second competition of Lapin Lumirastit) in classes H/D21A, H20, H35, H40 is 31,70 euros, in other FC-classes 29,50 and in the first and third competition of Lapin Lumirastit 17 euros/day. In the classes H/D12 and H/D14 fee is 13 euros/day and in class H/D21C 17 euros/day in all competition.

The entry fee must be paid by using the Finnish Orienteering Federations IRMA service at same time as entry.

Entry made by mail or e-mail must be paid as late entry (see below).


Latest on Thursday, 21.3.2013 at 24:00 by using Finnish Orienteering Federation IRMA service (instructions) or by letter addressed to Risto Kivinen, Karjaskyläntie 87, 24100 Salo. When entry remember to mention participants EmiTag-card numbers. If you do not mention EmiTag-card number we rent the rent card, which you can get from the Info at prize 5 euros / day or 10 euros / 3 days.

Foreign competitors who are unable to use IRMA service can also entry by e-mail

risto.kivinen(at) last Thursday, 21.3.2013 at 24:00.Late registration For FC competition there is no late registration and no delay entries are considered.

For Lapin Lumirastit late registration is received with 1.5-times the normal entry fee. Late entries will be accepted until Tuesday, 26.3.2013 at 24:00 to e-mail address risto.kivinen(at)

Late registration participation fees should be paid at the same time as entry to the department’s account: IBAN: FI11 5475 0020 1308 32, BIC: OKOYFIHH

Punching system

EmiTag punching system.

Route guidance

The first race (29.3) Kemi-Tornio highway after crossing the Keminmaa ramp. The approaching guidance: Kallinkankaantie 169 (Hirsikankaantie), 94400 Keminmaa.

The second and third race (30.3 and 31.3) guidance is Kemi-Tornio highway in the traffic circle of Röyttä. The approaching guidance: Kromitie 332 (Ruonajärventie), 95490 Tornio.

Google Maps link


Close to the competition center.


Friday, 29.3.2013, the first start at 15:00. Interval start. The start is at the competition center.

Saturday, 30.3.2013, the first start at 10:00 am. In the classes H/D16-21 mass start, in other classes interval start. The start is at the competition center.

Sunday, 31.3.2013, the first start at 10:00 am. The start is at the competition center.


Ski-o map 3/2013, contour interval in Keminmaa is 5 m and in Tornio 2,5 m. In the sprint, the scale is 1:5000, in the ultra long distance 1:15 000 and in the middle distance 1:10 000. The map size is A4.


In the first race forest terrain with its highest height difference is about 40 m. In the second and the third race forest and arable terrain with 20 m height difference.GPS tracking In the classes H/D21 probably every day.


In FC contest medals and commemorative prize for the top three. Plaques by Finnish Orienteering Federation rules.

After last race in Lapin Lumirastit prize giving by overall results.


In the competition centers is limited clothing and washing facilities.


Waxing takes place mainly outdoors.

Child care

At the competition centers, the steads should be reserved forehand in advance from Tuula Aho.


Accommodation options are presented at

Possible changes and thermal boundary

Changes due to temperature can be seen from the competition pages. Temperature limit is -20’C one hour before the first start. According to the competition jury’s decision, the competition can be moved. If the competition must be cancelled because of natural conditions, the organizers can hold a part of the registration fee.


Event chief in Keminmaa: Susanna Sandberg (susanna.sandberg(at), 040 7705223)

Event chief In Tornio: Tapani Heikkuri (tapani.heikkuri(at), 0400 585727)

Course setters: Velu Sipola and Tero Taulavuori

TD Unto Kanerva (unto.kanerva(at), +358 40 530 6375)

Course controller: Ilkka Kotala and Jorma Piettiläinen

Results: Result Fellows / Risto Kivinen (risto.kivinen(at), +358 44 058 3583)

Announcer: Heikki Roimela (heikki.roimela(at)

Accommodation and child care: Tuula Aho (tuula.aho(at), +358 40 8420654)

Race Pages


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