All rogainers are cordially welcome to participate the 13th European Rogaining Championships in Aralar, Spain.
The rules of the International Rogaining Federation are followed in the competition.
The championships are held in 24-hour competition format. Also will be organized promotion rogaining event in 6 hour competition format.
By registering to the ERC 2016, you agree the IRF rules.
The event centre is located in Albi, in the core of Aralar range. The site can be founded at the link below:
A competition team consists of 2 to 5 members. A team which has a member who is under 18 years of age, shall also have a member who is over 18 years of age. All participants under 18 years need to have a written permission (from their legal guardian) for taking part on the competition.
In the ERC 2016 there are several competition categories:
• MO Men open
• WO Women open
• XO Mixed open
• MY Men Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 27.8.1993)
• WY Women Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 27.8.1993)
• XY Mixed Youth, at least 14, but under 23 years of age (born after 27.8.1993)
• MV Men Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 27.8..1976)
• WV Women Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 27.8.1976)
• XV Mixed Veteran, at least 40 years of age (born before 27.8.1976)
• MSV Men Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 27.8.1961)
• WSV Women Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 27.8.1961)
• XSV Mixed Super veteran, at least 55 years of age (born before 27.8.1961)
• MUV Men Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 27.8.1951)
• WUV Women Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 27.8.1951)
• XUV Mixed Ultra veteran, at least 65 years of age (born before 27.8.1951)
The teams compete in every category for which they are eligible, i.e. youth, veterans, super veterans and ultra veterans compete in open category too.
Registration for all rogainers starts on 15.12.2015 00.00 Spanish time (GMT +1.00)
Participation will be confirmed after the payment is cleared to the organizers.
The maximum number of participants is 1000. If there are more applicants, the excess teams are placed on a waiting list in the order the registrations are made.
The entry fee for a team is the sum of individual fees of the team members.
Format Paid by 01.3 Paid by 31.5 Paid by 31.7
24h 50 euros 60 euros 80 euros
In the fee is included de temporary license that covers you in case you have an accident during the event.
It is compulsory to fill a disclaimer document which must give to organizers in the race office at the event centre.
In case of a cancellation, the organizers refund the team as follows:
The cancellation done by 15.3.2016, 80 % is refunded.
The cancellation done by 31.5.2016, 50 % is refunded.
The cancellation done after 1.6.2016, no refund will be made.
A team can change its members using the ERC2016 e-mail service free of charge until 31.7.2015. Any other change, after given date, or change requiring manual labor, costs 5 euro, and must be paid in cash at the event centre before the competition material is handed to team.
The map uses orienteering symbols. Its scale will be 1:25.000 with a contour interval of 10 meters. The map will be printed on an extra size format, close to 80 x 50 cms, and is specifically made for the ERC2016. Each team member receives his/her own map.
One extra map will be provided each team in order to print his personal strategy choice.
Preliminary competition timetable
18.00 Event centre opens.
12.00 Race Office opens - registration
22.00 Race Office closes
6.00 Race Office opens
9.00 Distribution of maps
12.00 Start of the ERC, 24h rogaine.
13.00 Start of the competition of 6h rogaine.
19.00 Finish of 6h rogaine.
19.30 After race meal.
20.00 Prize-giving ceremony of 6h rogaine.
12.00 Finish of the ERC, 24h rogaine
12.00 After Race Meal
14.00 Prize-giving ceremony of 24h rogaine.
14.00 Event centre closes
Travelling to Aralar.
The Event centre can be reached by car (own, rental) from Bilbao or Biarritz-France international airports (low cost companies also provide services to and from the airports mentioned). Both Biarritz (92km) and Bilbao (136km) are located within a driving distance from Lekunberri (Navarre), hosting town of the event. Two other regional airports provide access to the Event Center, Pamplona and San Sebastian Airports, both closer to Lekunberri and within an hour driving distance.
Participants can arrive also to Barcelona or Madrid Airports and with rental car they can drive to Lekunberri. The driving distance from Barcelona is 520 Km and it takes less than 5h by motorway.
Other airports in Zaragoza or Vitoria are available too.