Competition instructions

NSM Competition instructions: Relay

Preliminary competition instructions. Final instructions at the competition centre


Follow the instructions set by the organizers and the finnish laws.

Contact persons

NSM leader: Juuso Kattelus +358 50 571 8816

Competitions: Mikko Knuuttila +358 50 570 7088

Course setter: Antti Rantala

Results and finish: Heikki Virekunnas + 358 44 217 5602

Competition centre

Kauppi sport centre. Kuntokatu 5, 33520 Tampere


Distance from the City Centre:                 3.3km


Kauppi (Jussi Silvennoinen 2010), last updates by Antti Harju and Antti Rantala 10/2016. A4, 1:10000 with 5m contour interval. Printed 11/2016.


Nordic forest with a lot of paths. Demanding slopes and green areas.


MEN 3 x 5,0 – 5,1 km

WOMEN 3 x 3,9 – 4,0 km

Control descriptions

Control descriptions are in the map for both classes.

Running orders

Inform the running orders and EMIT numbers of your team at latest on Saturday 5.11. 20:00. You can send the information by email to heikki.virekunnas [at] or tell it to organizers at the finish of long distance or banquet.

Start times

Mass start for both classes 10:00.

Mass start for those who are still waiting previous legs 12:00.

Distance to start

Start and changeover at the competition centre.

Punching system

EMIT system. Remember to read your emit out after coming to change/finish.

Toilet and shower

At competition centre. Don’t go inside with orienteering shoes!

Changeover, finish and last control

Team numbers and legs are marked to maps. Take the correct map! Maps are not gathered in the finish. Don’t show the map to next leg runners.

Only one last control. Finish will be closed 12:55.


Results available on KeparDI’s website after competitions


In an emergency, ask for help from other runners or go to competition centre.

First aid is located in competition centre.


No parking provided by organizers. There is 3h parking limit at competition centre. Free parking at Keilakuja 1, 33520 Tampere.


No buses provided by organizers! Public buses work well. Line 14 comes nearest to the competition centre. Bus schedules are printed for team leaders. Schedules also available here:

Bus schedules:

Bus nr. Departing time from the City Centre of Tampere Travelling time to the competition centre (incl. walking)
1 8:28, 9:48, 10:18 20 min
8 9:25, 9:51 20 min
14 9:50 15 min
28 8:40, 9:10, 9:40 20 min
29 9:08, 9:38, 10:08 20 min
90 9:10 20 min

N.B. Bus tickets (3 €) must be purchased by cash when entering the bus.


Respect the nature (= no open fires and no cutting down of trees) and other people! Ankles are recommended to be taped.

You are competing and participating at your own risk!