IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinics

We kindly remind all member federations about the upcoming IOF Ski Orienteering Event Advisers Clinic, which will be held during the last round of Ski Orienteering World Cup in Craftsbury, Vermont, USA, 6-8 March 2018. You can read an invitation to the clinic here.

This clinic is organised for education and recruitment of the new IOF licensed Ski Orienteering Event Advisers. The national federations are asked to identify and enter suitable candidates.

Please fill in an entry form and send your entry by email to IOF Sports Administrator, David Wästlund (david.wastlund@orienteering.org). Any clinic related enquiries can be sent to the same address.

Entry deadline for this clinic is 19th February 2018.


The last Event Advisers Clinic in Bulgaria was rewarding for the 9 participants from 5 countries: Turkey, Latvia, Russia, Austria, Bulgaria. Most of participants were from Turkey, the organiser of the European Ski Orienteering Championships 2019.

There were good discussions both for aspiring EA and for the future organisers of the high-level events. Participants had an opportunity to discuss practical organising issues out in the competition arena. The clinic also went through many “best practices”, explaining why these solutions are particularly good. Important rules were explained, and the key elements of a successful event outlined to both organisers and SEA.

The EA instructor, Roland Hellberg, Sweden was pleased with the participants’ efforts and the participants were very satisfied with the clinic.

Prior to the next EA clinic in the US, the course material has been supplemented with the experience from the clinic in Bulgaria, so future participants will be able to learn a lot.


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