The Israel Orienteering League is the IOA’s main competition framework. The league is a series of 12 high level events, and includes the two days of competition of the Israel Open Championships. League events have several hundred competitors spanning all ages and categories, numerous courses, newer maps and the latest O-technology. Some national events may also designated as World Ranking Events (WRE).
Israel Orienteering League Schedule for 2017-18
|28 Oct 2017||Nachshonim Forest||Middle||Center-Tel Aviv|
|11 Nov 2017||Kibbutz Beit Zera||Sprint||North-Sea of Galilee|
|18 Nov 2017||Solelim Forest||Middle||North‑Haifa/ Nazareth|
|09 Dec 2017||Tel Hadid Forest||Relay||Center|
|23 Dec 2017||Lavie Forest||Winter Cup. Middle||North-Tiberias|
|13 Jan 2018||Taoz Forest||Long||Center-Jerusalem|
|03 Feb 2018||Menachemia||Long||North-Sea of Galilee|
|23 Feb 2018||Sataf Forest||WRE. Middle.
Israel Open Day 1
|24 Feb 2018||Anabe||Middle.
Israel Open Day 2
|10 Mar 2018||Kiryat Atta Forest||Long||North-Haifa|
|14 Apr 2018||Yaad Forest||Long||North-Haifa/Acre|
|11 May 2018||Givat Ram Campus||Sprint||Hebrew University- Jerusalem|
Note that information in English may not be available in these links. To inquire and/or register, send an email to: IOA Info/Registration. You can also connect with the Israeli orienteering community by posting a message to the IOA Facebook page.
Winter Cup: Includes a preliminary event (University League) on 22 Dec 2017 – Lavie Forest – North.
Registration: To guarantee a start time and rental of an electronic punch, please register at least 1 week before the competition.
League competitions use sportIDENT (SI) electronic punches. Results are always posted at the venue, and are available online within hours after competition. Online post-event analyses include splits and LapCombat.
At the end of the league season, individual winners in every category are determined based on their best 7 results. In addition, champion clubs are declared based on a scoring system that combines the best results of each club’s members.