FAQ

Here are some of the frequently asked questions:

1. When is the first start?
First start is at 10:00 on all days.

2. May we get early or late start?
Yes, you may ask for early, late or separate start. Please write down your request in the “Special comment” column in Online entry form at OrienteeringOnline entries. This service is free of charge. In Special comment you can also write any other remark that you feel we should know about.

3. What is my course length and difficulty?
Expected winning times will be published later. Here are some notes about course difficulty:

MW10, MW12, Beginners – very easy, mostly paths and meadows if available.
MW14-MW16, MW21B – medium technical difficulty, often with some easier section.
MW18 – MW70 – technically difficult. On courses for older classes we try to avoid the roughest terrain but still keep the technical difficulty.
Open1 – like M35, Open2 – like W18, Open3 Like M14.

4. My child/friend doesn’t have much orienteering experience. May I follow her/him on the course?
MW10 Shadowed, Beginners and Open courses have free start and runners in those classes may be shadowed.

5. Will there be Kindergarden available?
Kindergarden will be available, free of charge. Kids younger than 3 years are accepted to stay and play in kindergarden, but should be accompanied by their parents. Parents may ask for separate start (please refer to 2nd question).

6. We need visa to enter EU, what should we do?
For 2018 edition, please arrange your visa with invitation for touristic visit from your accommodation provider.

Citizens of some countries need Visa to enter EU. Here you can download the standard Guarantee letter by Slovenian authorities. Please note that we already filled in certain parts of the letter. For your part it is most important that you fill in:

a) Podatki o tujcu (Information about the foreigner)
and
b) SEZNAM SPREMLJAJOČIH OSEB (List of persons who this letter of guarantee includes for the same visit)

In both cases you should write; First name, Second name, Birth date, Citizenship and Employer or School (full address). In case of unemployment and no school attending no problem, just write it down.

If you booked gym hall through us then you just write that in email sent to us. If you booked accommodation somewhere else, then please write the name of accommodation provider and attach some booking proof if you have it.

Sorry for all complications, but it’s better to have papers prepared according to authorities’ requirements.

7. Do we really have to pay in advance?
Yes, from OOCup/2014 onwards you do. At latest within 7 days after deadline in which entry was submitted.

8. I have to cancel my entry. Can I get my fee refunded?
Entry canceled by May 1st: 70% refund
Entry canceled between May 2nd  July 1st: 50% refund
After July 1st no fees shall be refunded.