Welcome to the Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2017. We are happy to welcome you to the event and to enjoy the VIP area. 

The VIP areas will offer a comfortable tent to enjoy the most important orienteering event of the year. You can enjoy the race on TV and we will provide you with the start lists, result lists as well as the competition maps once they become available. Light snacks and drinks will be available. 

Schedule of the VIP area: 

30.06 Tartu

No VIP Area 

1.07 Tartu Town Hall Square

14:00 – 17:00 

2.07 Viljandi

16:00 – 18:00 

4.07 Rõuge

10:00 – 17:00 

6.07 Vitipalu

10:00 – 17:00 

7.07 Vitipalu

12:00 – 17:00 


Sigrid Saluri , +372 50 38447

Grete Gutmann , +372 55 682152

VIP/Media race


Wednesday, July 5 

Race organization

Free start when the competition is open.

Registration is compulsory and must be done by July 3 online via the following link:   


Start is open between 15:00 - 17:00

Finish closes at 18:00 


Purtsi in Valgamaa

Competition centre location is shown on the map. The blue arrows on the map point to the location of road signs that will lead to the Event Centre: 

Please also follow the Google map to find your way to the Event Centre:  

Coordinates of the Event Centre (WGS 84):
Lat=58.0533 Lon=26.1004
B:58º3'11.88" L:26º6'1.4400000000018" 


Purtsi is an atypical South-Estonian terrain with beautiful pine forests and varying relief. See the map example below: 

Map information can be found via this link:  


1. course - technical and long, 6 km (18 CP)

2. course - technical and short, 3 km (12 CP)

3. course - simple and short, 2 km (7 CP) 

Each participant chooses the course according to their skills. 


Scale 10 000, h= 2,5 m 


Official transport to the VIP race is not organized. 


There are two tents at the VIP race, where the competitors can leave their bags. Light snacks will be provided.

Showers are not provided, but there will be running water.