17. 5. 2024

Revisiting JWOC 2000 – Nové Město na Moravě

The year 2000 was marked by fears of a global computer crash due to the Y2K bug. None of that happened, and instead, the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2000, the first junior championship held in the Czech Republic, captured the attention of the international orienteering community. In orienteering terms, […]

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5. 5. 2024

Race in the JWOC 2024 terrains, too!

It is not only the best juniors of the world who will test their skills in the demanding terrains of the Plzeň region. The second stage of Czech O-Tour series taking place on 2nd – 6th July is closely intertwined with the JWOC races and provides an ideal opportunity for […]

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19. 4. 2024

JWOC 2024 Training camps – Thank you!

Orienteering is an experience sport and getting familiar with the terrain as well as with the local style of mapping may be crucial for the success in a race. Especially young athletes may lack wider international experience and JWOC 2024 may be their first high level experience with specific Czech […]

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30. 3. 2024

Bulletin 3 has just been released

Bulletin 3 has just been released.

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9. 1. 2024

Train with JWOC colors and design!

For all fans of the Junior World Championship 2024, we have prepared an OCAD file with a ready-made design, a special font and the overall concept of all maps that can be applied to all possible forms of self-made training maps. A ready-made A4 format is available for both height […]

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3. 11. 2023

Patronage of the Mayor of Pilsen

The organizers of the 2024 Junior World Championship have received great honors. They have secured the patronage of the Mayor of Pilsen, Mr. Mgr. Roman Zarzycký. The long-standing collaboration between Pilsen’s orienteering runners and the city of Pilsen will also leave its mark on the realization of the upcoming Junior […]

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2. 9. 2023

Bulletin 2 is online

The Bulletin 2 of the Junior World Orienteering Cup 2024 is online. In this Bulletin you find information about team registration and entry fees, offered accommodation and event information including preliminary course details.

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19. 4. 2023

Training camps in full swing

During the beginning of spring, several national teams and clubs visited the Czechia and Pilsen region to see what the Czech terrains for JWOC 2024 looks like. Training camps are ready for all interested teams. So far, a total of four teams visited the JWOC 2024 training terrains – one […]

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5. 12. 2022

Bulletin 1 is published

The Bulletin 1 of the Junior World Orienteering Cup 2024 is online. In the first Bulletin you find all the general information such as the event programme, venue and terrain or embargoed areas.

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24. 11. 2022

Website launched

Welcome to orienteering junior championship website. In the period 30.6-7.7. 2024 the world’s orienteering junior elite competitors returns to the Czech Republic.

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