15 December 2014
JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2015 will be held in Rauland, Norway 4-10 July 2015.
The Selection Trail for the 2015 JWOC Team will be held in the Wairarapa 21-22 March 2015, hosted by the Wellington and Hutt Valley Orienteering Clubs [as per the Orienteering Policy G1 – Selection Policy approved December 2014].
3.1 The following selection criteria shall be applied by the respective Selection Panel when selecting a team.
3.2 The objective of selection is to select a team which is likely to produce the most successful results at the competition for which athletes are being selected.
3.3 Selection shall be either by performance in nominated selection trials or selection events when trials are deemed necessary, or Known Form (as defined in clause 3.5) if no trial is required.
3.4 Where selection is based on a trial and the trial course or event is invalidated, selection may be based on Known Form.
3.5 Known Form will include the athlete’s recent performances in high standard events in New Zealand and/or overseas; previous performance in New Zealand representative teams; and likely performance in the anticipated competition terrains.
Overseas-based athletes who are unable to return to New Zealand for the trial events will be judged on their Known Form.
All orienteer’s interested in selection for the 2015 JWOC team shall notify their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the General Manager by 31 January 2015.