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Selection Notice – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 11 Dec 2018 6:04pm
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The World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Sarpsborg, Norway from 12-17 August 2019.

Selection Criteria

As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2018 WOC Team will be selected on Known Form from the following events.

For New Zealand based athletes:

  • ONZ National Championships in Canterbury 19-22 April 2019
  • 2018 Orienteering New Zealand Championships
  • previous performances at WOC and other comparable international events

Overseas based athletes:

  • must nominate and advise the selectors of up to 2 World Ranking Events (WRE) at any date up to and including 22 April 2019 in they are unable to attend the ONZ National Championships in 2019
  • 2018 Orienteering New Zealand Championships
  • previous performances at WOC and other comparable international events

 

Athletes will be expected to:

  • demonstrate the technical ability and level of fitness required to finish in at least the top 70% of the field in at least one of the middle and long distance races;

 

All athletes interested in selection for the 2019 WOC team shall notify their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (jean.al@xtra.co.nz) by 1 February 2019.

 

The WOC 2019 Athlete Contribution fee will include a NZ$500 deposit to be paid prior to WOC and a final payment upon confirmation of costs post-WOC.  Team competition include accommodation and travel during the WOC competition; Team Staff travel, accommodation and accreditation costs; training maps, etc. It does not include international airfares to/from New Zealand or elsewhere to the competition or pre-WOC training camp costs.

 

Payment of the Athlete Contribution Fee deposit must be made no later than 1 July 2019.

 

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