KAINUU ORIENTEERING WEEK 2023
The Event Centre is located at Piilolantie 47, Kuhmo.
Services in the Event Centre
- KOW info (competition office, parking ticket, bus ticket, KOW shop)
- Dormitory accommodation
- Camping and caravan accommodation (Kuhmo sport centre)
- Open sprint orienteering event on Monday 3rd July 2022 at 14-17
- Open sprint tracks 4 - 6 July 2023
- Competition bus (bus stop)
COMPETITION CENTRE (Jämäsvaara)
The Competition Centre is located about 28 km south from Kuhmo.
The navigation address of the Competition Centre is Jämäsjärventie 1042, Kuhmo.
In the Competition Centre services are as follows: restaurant and café, orienteering and sports equipment shops, Muksula (Children’s day care), Rastiralli (Adventure Track), Dog Park (Dog's day care) and showers with warm water.
It is forbidden to camp or stay over night(s) in the area of the Competition Centre, competition terrain and on all parking areas!
It is possible to set up club tents starting at 15.00 on Saturday 1st July.
Guiding starts from the road 76 about 3 km south from Kuhmo. The guiding posts will be placed on friday 30th July 2023 at 15.00.
Arriving and parking
Parking areas are 1,5-9,5 km from the Competition Centre. Non-stop bus transportation to the Competition Centre is provided from the all parking areas. Non-stop bus transportation is included in the parking ticket fee. From the nearest parking areas it is possible to walk to the Competition Centre.
Motor cycles, mopeds and cycles
There are no separate parking areas for these. Free parking.
Campervans and Caravan
With campervan it is allowed to arrive in Competition Centre's parking areas. With the combination of caravan + car arriving to Competition Centre and to the parking area is not allowed.
Parking display tickets will be checked when leaving the parking area.
Purchase parking tickets:
- Event Centre's KOW info
- Competition Centre's KOW info
- when leaving the parking area (either in cash or card)
We strongly recommend you to purchase your display ticket in advance so you do not have to wait when you are leaving the parking area.
Parking ticket fees:
- P5 Event Centre (see the competition bus transportation ticket prices)
- P2-P3 Camping van 45 € / week, 13 € / day
- P2-P4 Spectators 40 € / week, 12 € / day
- This year, we don't have a separate VIP parking areas due the lack of parking areas near the competition centre.
- Non-stop bus transportation is included in the parking ticket fee.
Competition bus will service between the Kuhmo - Event Centre - Competition Centre. Ticket prices, timetables and routes can be found from this page.
Arrival route (33 km, 40 min, see the route on the map):
Kalevalakylä (Väinämöinen 4, Kuhmo) - Kuhmo City Centre (Hotel Kainuu) - road Vienantie - road Piilopolku - Event Centre (road Peuranpolku, Piilolantie bus stop) - Competition Centre (Jämäsjärventie 1042, Kuhmo)
Departure route (30 km, 45 min, see the route on the map):
Competition Centre (Jämäsjärventie 1042, Kuhmo) - Event Centre (road Peuranpolku, Piilolantie bus stop) - road Piilopolku - road Vienantie - Kuhmo City Centre (Hotel Kainuu) - Kalevalakylä (Väinämöinen 4, Kuhmo)
Route takes about 40-45 minutes with necessary bus stops. The Competition Centre bus stop is in the middle of the Competition Centre (additional walking is not needed).
See the detailed map with full resolution as a PDF-file.
Kalevalakylä (Väinämöinen 4, Kuhmo) - Kuhmo (City centre) - Event Centre - Competition Centre
|Sun 2.7.||Tue 4.7.||Thur 6.7.||Fri 7.7.|
Competition Centre - Event Centre - Kuhmo (City centre) - Kalevalakylä (Väinämöinen 4, Kuhmo)
|Thur 6.7.||Fri 7.7.|
Organizer reserves the right to change timetables if needed.
|One way trip||Week|
|Adults||4 €||20 €|
|Children (under 15-y)||2 €||10 €|
Purchase parking tickets:
- KOW Webshop (week tickets)
- KOW info (card / cash)
- Bus (only in cash or KOW webshop)