News WRE – XI COC ‘O’ Meeting

2009-03-01 16:43

* Long distance and overall results are available in the results section.

2009-02-28 19:25

* Middle distance results are available in the results section.

2009-02-27 1:30

* The gymnasium will only be available after 18h of Saturday (28.02.2009) for unrelated reasons with the organization that regard activities of another sport. It will be possible to have shower in the gym only after this hour.
Those arriving in Pataias on Friday (27.02.2009) may sleep in the gym but will have to unoccupie it until Saturday 12h.

2009-02-26 11:30

* The start of the Night Sprint race will be open from 19h00 onward using the START station. This means there will be no preset start times (everyone can start when desired). Lastest start will be at 21h15.

2009-02-24 23:45

* Published the start lists for XI MOC by clubs and by classes

2009-02-09 15:18

*Miramar Hotel sold out // Bungalows with some available but for a 3 nights minimum

2009-02-05 21:45

* Entries list for Model Events and Night Sprint are available in the entries section.

2009-01-26 23:45

* To the Night Urban Sprint (extra XI MOC classification) 4 courses were created with the following distances:

Course 1 – 1,9 km
Course 2 – 2,2 km
Course 3 – 2,6 km
Course 4 – 3,2 km

The athletes that have registered in this race (Night Urban Sprint) will be divided by the 4 courses,
according to their class in the XI MOC, according to the table in Technical Informations – Courses.

If any athlete registered in the race according to the table, wishes to change course, must send an e-mail to info@coc.pt expressing that change no later than the 16th of February.

2009-01-09 9:00

* Marian Davidik and Lukas Bartak have confirmed their participation in the XI MOC 2009.
Two of the greatest Slovakian Orienteering names confirmed their presence in the XI MOC 2009. Both are coming again to our country to participate in a COC event once more, after on the 22nd and 23rd of February in 2003, Davidik was classified in 2nd place on the V MOC and Bartak won the Junior class. This event took place on the Pedrógão maps (1st Long Distance race) and on the Marrazes map that was debuted on that day (Middle Distance).

2008-12-29 1:00

* The information about distances, climbing and number of controls is now available in Technical Informations – Courses for the courses of the two races of XI COC ‘O’ Meeting – WRE Middle Distance and Long Distance.

2008-12-22 9:30

* Simone Niggli-Luder, who for several years has led the World Ranking, is the most famous name among athletes who have already registered in WRE race on the 28th of February.

Matthias Niggli, and Simone, winner couple of POM 2002, international organization of the COC.

Matthias Niggli, and Simone, winner couple of POM 2002, international organization of the COC.

But the Swiss National Team, in which Simone is integrated, brings to Portugal several famous names like Daniel Hubman, the current nº 1 of the World Ranking, Mathias Merz nº 5, while in the female come names as Lea Muller, nº 15 and nº 17 Salmi Vroni.

We can not forget to mention Matthias Niggli presence, Simone’s husband. This couple won the 2002 POM, the first major COC’s international organisation.

We take this opportunity to congratulate the couple who recently saw their family increased with the birth of their daughter on September 3rd.

2008-12-21 14:30

* Important GPS coordinates for WRE event held in Pataias

Arena 1º e 2º day
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude    Longitude
39.669468    -9.013059
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 40 10    W9 00 47
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N 39 40.168    W 9 00.784

Urban Night Sprint / Pork barbecue
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude        Longitude
39.548304        -8.980862
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude        Longitude
N39 32 53        W8 58 51
GPS
Latitude        Longitude
N 39 32.898        W 8 58.852

Model Event – Paredes (1)
Latitude    Longitude
39.676109   -8.998575
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 40 33   W8 59 54
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N39 40.566   W8 59.914

Model Event – Pataias (2)
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude    Longitude
39.692846    -9.047499
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 41 34    W9 02 50
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N 39 41.571    W 9 02.850


Hard Ground Sleeping / Baths / Event Centre (27-02-09)

Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude    Longitude
39.675364    -8.999605
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 40 31    W8 59 58
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N 39 40.522    W 8 59.976

Parking 1º Day
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude    Longitude
39.676718    -9.009411
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 40 36    W9 00 33
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N 39 40.603    W 9 00.565

Parking 2º Day
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude    Longitude
39.66111    -9.012759
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude    Longitude
N39 39 39    W9 00 45
GPS
Latitude    Longitude
N 39 39.667    W 9 00.766
Parking Urban Night Sprint
Decimal Degrees (WGS84)
Latitude        Longitude
39.5489        -8.976302
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds
Latitude        Longitude
N39 32 56        W8 58 34
GPS
Latitude        Longitude
N 39 32.934        W 8 58.578

View all map locations in OASIS.

2008-12-16 15:00

* 2 Model Events available on the 27th February: one in Pataias – Lagoa map, nearby the Event Centre (in Escola EB 2+3 of Pataias) in a similar terrain of the XI MOC 2nd day; another in Paredes da Vitória map, by the sea together with the Atlantic Ocean, in a similar terrain of the 1st day Middle Distance Race (WRE).

* Night Urban Sprint, in Alcobaça city, with the Arena in front of the Alcobaça Monastery, national heritage monument. After this race there will be a barbecue offered to all participants in this race. This race will have 4 courses, start times between 19.00h and 20.30h, using the Start station. In the end, the athletes will receive the ticket to access the barbecue meal.

* The event courses were delivered to the IOF and to the National Adviser for analyzing and validation: After the meeting with the National Advisor, Antonio Amador, on the past 5th of December, where the general ideas about the event where discussed, the courses of the event where delivered in order to analyze and get their validation.

* The Control Points team was on the terrain on the last weekend with the main goal of recognizing the controls on the terrains, put tape and test courses.

* The menus that will be served on the XI MOC Arena restaurant were defined:

Soups
– Vegetables
– Grain

Sandwiches
– Meat
– Ham & Cheese
– Cheese
– Ham

Dishes
– Pasta with chopped meat
– Tuna pasta with sea food

Sweets
– Several cakes
– Sweet rice
– Gelatin

Drinks
– Juices
– Beer
– Coffee

* Soon will be published the technical information about the event, especially distances, contour interval and number of control points for each course and each race.

2008-12-09 22:00

* Don’t forget to include the IOF license ID when you register to the event.