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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:06 - Videos
Video of the first day available here. More to come soon.
Mon, 19 Apr 2010 22:28 - Photos
Photos of the event are now available.
Mon, 19 Apr 2010 19:04 - Results
Results are available in the website.
Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:08 - Star List
The Start List is now available.
Tue, 13 Apr 2010 13:17 - Safety during the competition
In the eventual case of an accident during the competition, the athletes should direct to the refreshment points marked in the map. These have permanent radio contact with the Arena.
Thu, 08 Apr 2010 10:35 - Information update
The Technical Information was updated, showing now the course length for the best option. More photos of the terrain were added.

The Map scale is 1:15.000 in both days.

In the General Informations is a scheme with the arrangement of the Arena.
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 17:51 - Genral Rules for MTB-O
Reminder of general rules present in the IOF MTB Orienteering Competition Rules 2010:

20. Punching systems
20.3 Control cards or electronic punches must be connected to the cycle by a zip tie or other secure device. It is not permitted to remove the control card or electronic punch from the cycle during the event.

21. Equipment
21.1 Wearing a rigid safety helmet is mandatory during competitions and training sessions.
21.2 The bicycle shall be designed to be propelled solely through a chain set, by the legs moving in a circular movement, without electric or other assistance.
21.3 Each competitor shall ensure that his/her equipment (bicycle with accessories and other devices fitted, headgear, clothing, etc.) does not, by virtue of its quality, materials or design, constitute any danger to himself or to others.

21.5 Start numbers shall be clearly visible from the front and the back and fixed as prescribed by the organiser. The number bibs may not be folded or cut.
21.6 During the competition the only navigational aids that competitors may use are the map and control descriptions provided by the organiser, and a compass. A cycle computer may be used provided that it does not incorporate any satellite-based navigation aid.
21.7 Competitors shall ride, push or carry their cycles from the start via the controls to the finish.
21.8 Competitors may carry tools and spare parts during the competition, but shall not use spares or tools other than carried by themselves or another competitor.

26. Fair play
26.1 All persons taking part in a MTB-O event shall behave with fairness and honesty.
They shall have a sporting attitude and a spirit of friendship. Competitors shall show respect for each other, for officials, journalists, spectators and the inhabitants of the competition area. The competitors shall be as quiet as possible in the terrain.
26.2 In an individual interval start race, competitors are expected to navigate and ride independently.
26.3 The provision of mechanical (spares or repairs) assistance between competitors during a competition is permitted but is not compulsory. No outside mechanical assistance is permitted. It is the duty of all competitors to help injured competitors.
26.4 Doping is forbidden. The IOF Anti-Doping Rules apply to all IOF events and the IOF Council may require doping control procedures to be conducted.

26.10 Having crossed the finish line, a competitor may not re-enter the competition terrain without the permission of the organiser.
Sat, 03 Apr 2010 11:34 - BikeZone Leiria associates with the Organization
Technical assistance for the bikes is available in the arena during the event.
This assistance is provided by BikeZone Leiria store.
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 15:46 - Technical information update
Technical information now available.

The section Map and Terrain was also updated, showing now the Arena area and portions of the map for each day.
Thu, 11 Mar 2010 19:11 - General Information
The Secretariat will be open on Friday, 16th of April, between 15h and 19h.

The Hard Floor is open at 18h, together with the bike storage.

The location is the E.B. 2/3 Dr. Correia Alexandre school, in Caranguejeira.
Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:41 - Welcome Team Finland
Finland National Team is registered in 4th COC’s mtb-O.
Wed, 10 Mar 2010 23:25 - Home Made Meals
During the event warm home made meals will be available, which will include: soup, main dish, drink and desert.

There will be service on Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday lunch. The service will take place in the E.B. 2/3 Dr. Correia Alexandre school (100 metres from the Arena). Lunch service will start at 12h00 while Saturday dinner will start at 19h00.

The cost is 7€ if bought on-line, before the event.
During the event, in secretariat, the cost will be 8.5€.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:00 - Entries are open!
The registration for the 4th COC's MTB-O is now open.
Already 4 athletes sign up for the event.

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 16:34 - Official Site of 4th COC's MTB-O
The official site of the 4th COC's MTB-O is on-line

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