Israel Winter Cup 2012

Israel Orienteering Winter Cup Friday-Saturday, 28-29 December 2012

Jerusalem Foothills
Competition Day 1  (Friday, 28 December) – Neve Shalom
Competition Day 2  (Saturday, 29 December) – Burma Road

Venues – Getting There

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Competition Courses & Categories
Recreational (on Day 2 only)
Shorty (1.5-2 km)  Boys/Girls
Short (3-4 km) – F13, M13
Short+  Women (3.5 km) – F15, F21C, F40, F45, F50, F55, F60,
Short+ B Women (2.5-3 km) – F65, F75
Short+  Men (3.5 km) – M55, M60, M65, M70, M75, M80
Medium A (5-6 km) – F21B, F35, M45, M50
Medium B (5-6 km) – M15, M21C, M35B
Medium+ (6-7 km) – F21A, M17, M21B, M40
Long (7-9 km) – M21A, M35

Start Times
Competition Day 1:  9:00 to 11:00
Competition Day 2:  9:00 to 11:30 (approximate)
Start lists will be published several days prior to event.

Both days of competition will be held on thoroughly revised maps of areas previously mapped. Scale 1:10,000. Contours 5 meter.
Burma Road map
Neve Shalom map

Check out these existing maps from nearby areas to get an idea of the terrain:
Taoz map
Tel Tzora map

50 NIS per event, includes EMIT card rental
To guarantee your start time and use of an electronic punch, you must register no later than 1 week prior to the event. Early registration ends 21.12.2012
Online registration is not available in English.
To register, contact Ziv Noiman at: ISOA Info/Registration
For each participant, please provide the following information:

  • First name, last name
  • Male/female
  • Year of birth
  • Country
  • Club
  • Your EMIT card number OR request to rent
  • Email address or other contact information

Every registered participant must sign a waiver. A parent or guardian must sign for each child under 18.

Health & Safety
ISOA will provide first-aid at each competition site. Emergency care and major hospitals are within a 30-minute drive from all competition sites. ISOA will not bear responsibility related to medical costs for participants.

Places to stay near the championship venues:
B&B Kibbutz Tzora – Tel: 972-2-990-8562, 972-50-727-2059
Neve Shalom Hotel – Tel: 972-2-999-3030
Moshav Shoresh (Green Mountain) Country Lodging
Kibbutz Harel Country Lodging
Neve Ilan Hotel

Inexpensive Accommodations in Israel
Overnight Campgrounds – Israel Nature and Parks Authority
Note: most overnight campgrounds are available for large groups only, by reservation.
Israel Youth Hostel Association
Network of guesthouses and youth hostels throughout Israel.
Field Schools – Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI).
Hostel accommodations throughout Israel
Israel Hostels (ILH) – Independent Travelers’ Accommodation

O-Training and Travel in Israel
The ISOA invites you to a new orienteering experience.
Come to Israel for a week of O-training and sightseeing, and compete at the Israel Winter Championships.

Click an image and view a slideshow of typical terrain.