Training

Local orienteering races in relevant terrain:

4th April 2024 afternoon – One-man relay near Pilsen (training 33). Information and entries will be in Oris.

6th April 2024 – Sprint distance in Pilsen. Information and entries will be in Oris.

6th April 2024 – Middle distance near Pilsen. Information and entries will be in Oris.

7th April 2024 – Long distance near Pilsen. Information and entries will be in Oris.

For register to this races you can use the One-time entry (here is help in English), or send your list of athletes with SI numbers to email address: trainings@jwoc2024.cz

Training camps
15.3. – 7.7.2024

Welcome to the JWOC 2024 training camps in the Pilsen region! We offer you to train in similar terrains as the JWOC 24 will take place. There will be many different training sessions available. Most of the trainings will be available from 15th March to 7th July. The official training camp will be organised from 1st to 7th April 2024. (Including 3 regional competitions over the weekend  – 6th and 7th of April and one-man relay on the 4th of April 2024 afternoon)

List of trainings

(The list below is not complete yet) last update: 20.3.2024 15:15 (UTC+1)

No.AvailabilityMapType of trainingLength (km)
2115.3. – 7.7.2024Výtuň Loops 5 x 1.0 – 1.5 km1.2, 1.0, 1.2, 1.1, 1.5
2215.4. – 7.7.2024Plánice (Barák) Long, route choices 
237.4. – 7.7.2024PytelSpecial 
2415.3. – 7.7.2024SušiceSprint C1 2.3, C2 2.2, C3 2.4
2515.3. – 7.7.2024Bolevecká návesSprint relay 2.17 – 2.95
2615.3. – 7.7.2024LomničkaMiddle W 3.6, M 5.0
2720.3. – 7.7.2024 Krkavec (NW slope) MiddleW 3.5, M 4.5
2815.3. – 7.7.2024Býkovna The first leg of relayW 5.3, M 6.2
2915.3. – 7.7.2024Peklo Corridor 3 – 8
30? – 7.7.2024KlabavaLong distance 
3115.4. – 7.7.2024LobzySprint intervals 4x1km 
3315.3. – 7.7.2023SytnáOne-man relay (on 4th April 2024 in the afternoon will be ready to use with Sport ident) W 4.6, M 6.2
3415.3. – 7.7.2023Krkavec (Ledce)MiddleW 4.0, M 4.4
3628.3. – 7.7.2023Výtuň Corridor2 – 6

Pricing 

There are two options:

OptionPrice € (per athlete/training)Price for printed but unused map €   PrintingDelivering maps
A6  Laser  Pretex®  To your accommodation or you will pick them up somewhere in Pilsen. Please send us the address of your accommodation with your order.
B5Your own (pdf files will be sent) 

All orders must be placed in advance via email at trainings@jwoc2024.cz at least 14 days before the pickup or your arrival. Google spreadsheet where you can fill details of your order will be sent by email. Payment information will be provided after your stay. In the order, please provide us the address of the payer of the invoice.

Control points 

All control points in the forest are marked with a 0.5meter long red or orange ribbon. There is also an A6 board with the control number and JWOC 24 logo. The same ribbon is also at the start and finish of each training but without any paper board. 

Control points will not be marked in the terrain in the sprint courses. 

Other 

Everyone participates in the training/competition at their own risk.

We kindly ask you all to behave in a respectful manner towards the environment. Sort the waste into the prepared containers. Do not leave any garbage in the forest or basically anywhere except places designated for it. Be careful when running nearroads. 

In the forest is also forbidden:

–          building tents and sleeping in the forest,

–          making fire,

–          being noisy,

–          crossing fences which are in good condition,

–          entering places where forest work is carried out.

Keep your distance when you hear a chainsaw, harvester or similar machines.

The training camps for JWOC2024 also take place in areas that belong to the state property of the Czech Republic. The property is managed by a state enterprise LČR s.p. Please be considerate and try to treat the environment as if it were your own.

Almost all relevant training terrains are in nature-protected areas. Therefore, all training activities shall be coordinated with the organizers.

Accommodation  

The organisers do not provide accommodation. 

We recommend you Hotel IBIS which is a partner of JWOC 2024. Please, If you take this way of accommodation, use a code ”JWOC” and add NameOfYourCountryOrClub in your communication with Hotel IBIS to get better conditions. Please use this contact to IBIS Hotel: +420377887777, or H6734@accor.com. The better conditions will not be provided if you use Booking or similar reservation systems.

For other options you can also check Airbnb or Booking. Make sure to contact us if you have any problems looking for accommodation, we are more than willing to help you.

Contact

In case of any questions feel free to contact us at trainings@jwoc2024.cz

Detailed description of each training


No. 21 Výtuň

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 4 p.m.

Type of training: Loops 5 x 1.0 – 1.5 km 

Parameters: 1.2, 1.0, 1.2, 1.1, 1.5km / 3 – 4 c

Course preview 

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A5 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Radim Tokár

Terrain description: Pine, spruce, and broad-leave forest. The runnability is diverse because there are changing fast and slow parties because of vegetation. In the 18th and 19th centuries, there was mining coal and the impact is that many pits and knolls are there. 

Start: 49.560299 N 13.152843 E

Finish: same as start

Public transport stop: “Merklín, Lhota” (bus)

Parking instructions:

Parking (QR): 49.552936 N 13.153356 E

Map samples:


No. 24 Sušice

Date: 28.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering!

Type of training: Sprint  

Parameters:   

C1: 2.3km / 15m /  10 c
C2: 2.2km / 15m / 10 c
C3: 2.4km / 15m / 11 c

Course preview

Map: 1 : 4 000 / E=2m / A4 / ISSprOM 2019-2 / mapped December 2023

Course setter: Ondřej Hasman (JWOC 2024 Sprint course setter)

Terrain description: Flat and small town under “Šumava” (Bohemian Forest) mountains. The old center of the city and one river called Otava. There are bridges over the Otava river and there is a typical development of small Czech cities on the second side of the river Otava.  

Traffic: there are three main roads which should be crossed during the training where is heavier traffic. Please be very careful when crossing this roads.

Forbidden areas: Marked according to ISSprOM 2019-2. Symbol 709 (crossed hatches) is used for some artificial out-of-bounds area, they should not taped (they cross public streets).

Start: 49.227955 N 13.518867 E

Finish: 49.228132 N 13.519078 E

Public transport stop: “Sušice, nábřeží” (bus), “Sušice” (train)

Parking (QR): 49.224007 N 13.514596 E

Map samples:


No. 25 Bolevecká náves

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering!

Type of training: Sprint relay 

Parameters: (shortest running distance)  

1st leg: 2.26 – 2.35km / 40 – 42m /  11 c
2nd leg: 2.80 – 2.90km / 58 – 60m / 13 c
3rd leg: 2.19 – 2.22km / 40 – 42m / 11-12 c
4th leg: 2.94 – 2.97km / 46 – 48m / 12-13 c

Course preview

Map: 1 : 4 000 / E=2m / A4 / ISSprOM 2019-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Radim Hošek (JWOC 2024 Sprint Relay course setter)

Terrain description: Residential area typical for 1980s – blocks of flats, large complexes of school buildings and areas; nearby forest with dense path network, historical center of the original Bolevec village. 

Traffic: only minor roads with sparse traffic are crossed during the training. The density of traffic might increase during rush-hours. Be careful anyway.

Forbidden areas: Marked according to ISSprOM 2019-2. Symbol 709 (crossed hatches) is used for some artificial out-of-bounds area, they should not taped (they cross public streets).

System: Training is intended as a four-leg two-runners mixed relay – WMWM. 1st+2nd leg go into different direction than 3rd+4th. Farsta is used. 2nd and 4th legs are longer.

Start: 49.779941 N 13.376813 E

Finish, Arena – public playground at Bolevec: 49.779737 N 13.376776 E

Public transport stop: “Košutka” (tram 4), “Okounová” (tram 1, bus 30)

Parking (QR): 49.779326 N 13.381278 E or 49.780289 N 13.376225 E

Map samples:


No. 26 Lomnička

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 4 p.m.

Type of training: Middle

Parameters: W 3.6km / 135 / 15c, M 5.0km / 185 / 18c

Course preview             Description 

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A4 / ISOM 2017-2 / new map 2024

Course setter: Luboš Semík (JWOC 2024 Middle course setter)

Terrain description: Be sure, pine forests somewhere with thick blueberries. There are lots of knolls, erosion gullies, pits and one sand mine. 

Attention: there is one low-frequented road through the terrain and courses, please be careful.

Start:  49.913973 N, 13.301000 E

Finish:  49.916415 N, 13.304935 E

Public transport stop: “Loza” (bus 4km away, but more  connections), “Plasy, Lomnička” (bus)

Parking (QR): 49.916442 N 13.30841 E

Map samples:


No. 27 Krkavec

Date: 20.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 5 p.m.

Type of training: Middle

Parameters: W 3.5km / 110 / 18 c, M 4.5km / 140 / 22 c 

Course preview             Description 

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A4 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Václav Bohuslav

Terrain description: Pine forests, the southern part of the Krkavec hill is usually easily runnable, the runnability of the northern part is diverse because of undergrowth, lots of knolls, erosion gullies, and pits.

Start: 49.810154 N 13.343147 E 

Finish: 49.808864 N 13.344979 E 

Parking (QR): 49.812693 N 13.343456 E or 49.810382 N 13.345683 E 

Map samples:


No. 28 Býkovna

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 5 p.m. 

Type of training: The first leg of relay (with forking)

Parameters: M 6.2 km, W 5.3 km

Course preview

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A3 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Lukáš Richtr (JWOC 2024 Relay course setter)

Terrain description: Good runnability, lots of small valleys, erosion gullies, typical terrain of the Pilsen-north region. 

Start: 49.8394339N, 13.3944817E

Finish: 49.8408967 N, 13.3933986 E

Public transport stop: “Horní Bříza, rozc.1.0” (bus 1.7 km away)

Parking (QR): 49.8402933 N, 13.3923311 E

Map samples:


No. 29 Peklo

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 5 p.m. 

Type of training: Corridor

Parameters: 3-8 km, depend on your option

Course preview             Description

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A4 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Ondřej Pova 

Terrain description: Good runnability, lots of small valleys, erosion gullies, typical terrain of the Pilsen-north region, moderate hills.

Start: 49.938961 N 13.371618 E

Finish: 49.943374 N 13.371388 E

Public transport stop: “Plasy” (bus or train 1.8 km away)

Parking (QR): Car: 49.939665 N 13.373823 E / Bus: 49.937901 N 13.37098 E

Map samples:


No. 33 Sytná (Krkavec)

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 6 p.m. 

Type of training: One-man relay

Parameters: W 4.6km / 3loops, M 6.2km / 4loops

Course preview

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A4 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Aleš Richtr

Terrain description: Pine forests, the southern part of the Krkavec hill is usually easily runnable, the runnability of the northern part is diverse because of undergrowth, lots of knolls, erosion gullies, and pits.

Start: 49.783770 N, 13.348728 E

Finish: same as start

Public transport stop: “Sídliště Košutka” (bus 30 or 33)

Parking (QR): 49.777095 N, 13.347576 E

Map samples:


No. 34 Ledce (Krkavec)

Date: 15.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 5 p.m. 

Type of training: Middle

Parameters: W 4.0km / 135 / 16c, M 4.4km / 160 / 17c

Course preview

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A4 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Arttu Syrjäläinen

Terrain description: Pine forest, occasional bushes, and pits, lots of tracks occasionally even single track. Very often erosion gullies and other earth details.

Start: 49.818258 N, 13.346957 E

Finish: 49.816967 N, 13.357190 E

Public transport stop: “Třemošná, Záluží, rozc.” (bus)

Parking (QR): 49.815370 N, 13.361141 E

Map samples:


No. 36 Výtuň

Date: 28.3. – 7.7.2024 

Time restriction: Please, do not do night orienteering! Orienteering is forbidden after 3 p.m.

Type of training: Corridor 

Parameters: 2-6km (shortcuts)

Course preview 

Map: 1 : 10 000 / E=5m / A5 / ISOM 2017-2 / updated 2024

Course setter: Radim Tokár

Terrain description: Pine, spruce, and broad-leave forest. The runnability is diverse because there are changing fast and slow parties because of vegetation. In the 18th and 19th centuries, there was mining coal and the impact is that many pits and knolls are there. 

Start: same as parking

Finish: same as parking

Public transport stop: “Merklín, Lhota” (bus)

Parking instructions:

Parking (QR): 49.552936 N 13.153356 E

Map samples:


Potvrzeni

Link for download “Potvrzení”.

We shall thank our partners and all involved land owners as we are grateful for the permissions and support they have granted us. Cities and other institutes: Buková, Česká Bříza, Hromnice, Loza, Mochtín, Mrtník, Chotíkov, Ledce, Dýšina, Plzeň, Pláně, Plánice, Plasy, Poděvousy, Třemošná, Klatovy, Rokycany, Staňkov, Farnosti Dýšina and Plánice, Lesy Klatovy s.r.o..