Agenda What is Orienteering? Orienteering Disciplines History of POM Event Programme Technical Information
ACTIVITY SPORT COMPETITION - Present in multiple activities of men - As old as men itself - Support of other activities - 100 years of existance - Practiced on the 5 Continents - Aiming to be an Olimpic Sport What is Orienteering?
NATURE SPORT Orienteering is about choosing the ideal path among control points and running trough it as fast as possible, on an unknown course set in an unknown terrain using a specific map, only with the help of a compass. What is Orienteering?
16 Editions –1996 : Mafra –1997 : Ovar –1998 : Praia do Meco –1999 : Tomar –2000 : Estarreja –2001 : Arcos de Valdevez –2002 : Marinha Grande –2003 : Paredes de Coura/Viana do Castelo –2004 : Évora –2005 : Chaves / Montalegre History of POM
16 Editions –2006 : Abrantes –2007 : S.Pedro do Sul –2008 : Faro / Tavira –2009 : Mora –2010 : Figueira da Foz –2011 : Alter do Chão, Crato and Portalegre History of POM
Portugal’O’Meeting is a foot orienteering event, with four stages, 2 of middle distance and 2 of long distance. The event is included on the Portuguese National Cup organized by the Portuguese Orienteering Federation and the event held on the 7th will be counting to the World League of the Orieentering International Federation (IOF WRE) Portugal O’ Meeting Alter do Chão – Crato - Portalegre 05 till 08 March
Programme Middle and Long Distance Portalegre07, 08 March Middle DistanceCrato06 March, Long DistanceAlter do Chão05 March, Training campsCrato and Alter do Chão 03 and 04 March,
- Maps Technical Information First Day: Typical Alentejo terrain with many rocky and vegetation details and a few paths. Fast runability with some vegetation. Map scale of 1/10.000 and 1/15.000, with contour distance of 5m.
Technical Information - Maps 2nd day: Herdade do Gamito / Couto da Arnela. Typical Alentejo terrain with high density of rocky and vegetation elements. Map scale of 1/10.000, with contour distance of 5m.
Technical Information - Maps 3rd and 4rd day: Herdade de Entre - Ribeiras Alentejo terrain with high density of rocky and vegetation elements. WRE World Ranking Event Map scale of 1/10.000 and 1/15.000, with contour distance of 5m.
Male – 13/15/17/20/M21 A-B-E, 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75/80/85 Female – 13/15/17/20/W21 A-E, 35/40/45/50/55/60/65/70/75/80/85 Open Classes – OPT 1, OPT 2, OPT3, OPT4 39 Classes: Technical Information
20 – Different courses set each day 230 – Control Flags and Stations Courses: Technical Information 36 km – Distance to run in the Male Elite Class always choosing best options.
2007 – 1500; 800 foreigners from 30 different countries. 2008 – 1300; 600 foreigners from 28 different countries. 2009 – 1650; 850 foreigners from 28 different countries. 2010 – 1850; 1225 foreigners from 32 different countries. Entries of runners: Statistics
2011 Prevision 2000 runners – 32 countries 1300 foreigners