Lapin Lumirastit and Finnish Championships in ultra long

In Rovaniemi, Toramo Biathlon center, 27.-29.3.2015


Invitation in pdf-form (modified 25.2.2015)

Directives and rules

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

FC 2015 and organizer’s advices.


Competition dates and distances

Friday, 27.3.2015 sprint

Saturday, 28.3.2015 middle distance

Sunday, 29.3.2015 ultra long distance (Finnish champs, FC)



Classes are H12-85, D12-85 and H/D21C in all races. In the third race (the Finnish Championship in ultra long distance), the Finnish Champs classes are H16-85 and D16-85. 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.



Latest on Thursday, 19.3.2015 at 24:00 by using Finnish Orienteering Federation IRMA service (instructions) or by letter addressed to Risto Kivinen, Karjaskyläntie 87, 24100 Salo. When you do your entry, you must remember to mention participants EmiTag-card numbers. If you do not mention EmiTag-card number, we will rent you 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. Participation fees should be paid at the same time as entry to the department’s account: IBAN: FI24 2041 1800 0125 72, BIC: NDEAFIHH, reference: 2011.


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 Monday, 23.3.2015 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: FI24 2041 1800 0125 72, BIC: NDEAFIHH, reference: 2011.


Participation fees

The participation of the Finnish Championship (second competition of Lapin Lumirastit) is between 30,50 – 32,80 euros and in the first and third competition of Lapin Lumirastit 18 euros/day. In the classes H/D12 and H/D14 fee is 13 euros/day and in class H/D21C 18 euros/day in all competition.

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


Route guidance

Guidance is in the road crossing of Ounasrinteentie and Ranuantie (road number 78).


Competition center

Toramo biathlon center, adress Toramontie 127. Parking is close to the competition center. The parking fee (2 €/day or 5 €/3 days) must be paid in the Info. There are limited clothing and washing facilities in the competition center. There is cafeteria in the competition center. Waxing takes place outdoors.
Map and terrain

Ski-o map 3/2015, contour interval is 5 m. In the sprint, the scale is 1:5000, in the ultra long distance 1:10 000 or 1:15 000 and in the middle distance 1:10 000. The map size is A4. Terrain is forest terrain with its highest height difference about 125 m.

Punching system and GPS

EmiTag punching system. GPS tracking on Sunday in the classes H/D21.


Friday, 27.3.2015, the first start at 16:00. Interval start.

Saturday, 28.3.2015, the first start at 10:00 am.

Sunday, 29.3.2015, the first start at 10:00 am. In the classes H/D16-21 mass start, in other classes interval start.

All three starts are near the competition center.



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.



Rovaniemi has a number of different level choices. Some of the options are presented at the competition pages.


Child care

At the competition center, the steads should be reserved forehand in advance from Marita Väärälä.


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 director 	   Marita Väärälä  marita.vaarala(at)  040 700 0567
Course setter	   Eero Haapasalmi  eerojhaapasalmi(at)  040 073 3278
Information	   Tuija Hyvönen  tuija.hyvone(at)  040 530 0865
Results	      Result Fellows/Risto Kivinen  risto.kivinen(at)  044 058 3583
TD                 Ossi Lakkala SSL  ossi.lakkala(at)
Course controller  Arto Vilppola  arto.vilppola(at)  040 868 4980


Competition Pages