RACE IS CANCELLED DUE WARM WINTER
Baltic Winter Sprint 2020 international sleddog race 15.02.2020-16.02.2020 at Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Centre in Pärnumaa
Race organiser: Sled Dogs Club Baltosport (EST)
Race Marshal: Margus Harak, Baltosport (EST)
Trail Master: Aigar Kuus, Baltosport (EST)
Event in Facebook: Baltic Winter Sprint 2020
Baltic Winter Sprint consists of 2 heats which means in order to get an overall result you have to finish the race on both days.
DATE AND LOCATION
15-16th February 2020
Address: Jõulumäe Sports and recreation centre, Leina village, Häädemeeste parish, Pärnumaa, Estonia. http://joulumae.ee The sports centre is located in the vicinity of the E67 (Via Baltica) not far from the Latvian border.
12:00 – 13:00 Registration, vet. control, equipment control, race trail open for viewing only on skiis or sled. Dogs are not allowed on the trail before the competition in order to keep good trail conditions.
13:15 Opening Ceremony and musher meeting (mandatory). Trail closed for viewing
14:00 Heat I
16:00 Training class heat without timekeeping
17:00 Sledding competition for children up to 10 years old, without dogs (registration on-site)
18:30 Musher dinner
10:00 Heat II
12:30 Relay start
The award ceremony will start within 2 hours after the last competitor has finished.
The length of the trail in Sp2, SW1, SM1 classes about 6 km and in Sp4, SW2, SM2 classes about 10 km. The relay trail length is ca 1,5 km. The track is best described as a forest trail with slight ascents and descents. In case of bad weather and snow conditions the competition will take place on another trail with artificial snow. Short videoclips from trail.
RACE CLASSES AND COMPETITORS AGES
A competitor is allowed to have a maximum of two starts per heat.
Sp4 – competitor 16-99 yrs, youth 11-13 yrs, juniors 14-16 yrs
Sp2 – competitor 14-99 yrs, youth 11-13 yrs
SM1 – competitor 14-99 yrs, juniors 14-20 yrs, veterans 40-99 yrs
SW1 – competitor 14-99 yrs, juniors 14-20 yrs, veterans 40-99 yrs
SM2 – competitor 19-99 yrs
SW2 – competitor 19-99 yrs
Training class without time keeping
- Open class
All dogs excluded from the nordic breed category.
- FCI registered nordic breed dogs:
RNB1: siberian huskies
RNB2: alaskan malamutes, greenland dogs, canadian eskimo dogs, samoyeds and yakutian laikas
The Nordic breed category will be awarded separately in each race class under the following terms:
- At least 3 nordic breed entries in one class.
- The nordic breed category is divided into RNB1 and RNB2 subcategories under the condition that they each have at least 3 entries in RNB1-category and RNB2-category.
DEMANDS FOR DOGS
All competing dogs must be healthy, vaccinated and microchipped. Dogs must be at least 18 months old in all classes except in training class and relay. All dogs racing in nordic breed category must have a FCI registrated pedigree, otherwise they have to compete in open class. All dogs are allowed to have maximum of two starts per day. Switching dogs during the competition is not allowed. It is mandatory to present the dog´s veterinary passport at the on-site veterinary check.
DEMANDS FOR COMPETITION EQUIPMENT
All competition equipment must be in accordance with the IFSS race rules. Competitors are allowed to share their equipment with one person if they have notified the organisers via registration form and if they do not start twice using the same equipment.
16.12 – 31.01 Elite 35 €, youth/junior (11-18 y.o.) 25€
01.02 – 08.02 Elite 45 €, youth/junior (11-18 y.o.) 35€
16.12 – 08.02 Training class without timekeeping 10 €
Competitor´s second start – 5 € off the registration fee.
Sleddog Sports Club Baltosport members get a 5€ discount!
Registration fee includes musher’s dinner on Saturday evening.
For non contestants, Musher’s dinner is 5€ per person. Training class fee allows access to the trail on Saturday from 16:00.
Your registration is confirmed successfully after we have received registration fee via bank transfer on Kelgukoerte Klubi Baltosport account. No cash payments on race day!
IBAN: EE94 2200 2210 5480 3650 / Swift (BIC): HABAEE2X / Bank name: SWEDBANK AS / Bank adress: Liivalaia 8, 15040 Tallinn.
In payment, order write: Baltic Winter Sprint, race class and category, competitor name(s), amount of extra tickets to dinner on Saturday.
Mushers from Russia and Belarus who need a letter of invitation for cultural visa request please send the following data:
Name and surname (Latin and RUS letters)
Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)
Dates of the passport issued/valid
to our e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
All competitors who finish the race receive a diploma. When there are at least 5 entries in a class the first three receive a medal. If there are less than 5 entries then only the best in class is awarded a medal.
When there are at least 5 veterans or juniors in the skijoring class they will be awarded separately from elites. If there are less then the best junior gets awarded with a medal.
ACCOMMODATION INFO & BOOKINGS
Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Centre.
For information and booking please contact email@example.com or call +372 445 6117 (EST, ENG, RUS).Jõulumäe Sports and Recreation Centre is big enough to accommodate all the participants! Dogs are allowed in the rooms for a fee of 6 €/dog for the whole stay. Dogs are not allowed to be on the beds, please follow Jõulumäe’s house rules.
It is possible to book breakfast for Saturday (15th February) and Sunday (16th February) and lunch for Saturday and Sunday. Meals (except Mushers’ dinner on Saturday) have to be booked along with accommodation by writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +372 445 6117. When booking meals put down the date, breakfast, lunch or dinner and the quantity.
ADVERTISING AND SELLING AT RACE AREA
Advertising and selling products at race area is free for race sponsors. Others 60 € (2 days).
BALTIC WINTER SPRINT 2019 MAIN ORGANISERS
Aigar Kuus – Trail master, main organiser, +372 5624 3678
Anu Raja – main organiser, communication with sponsors, +372 5590 9785
Margus Harak – race marshal, Baltosport (EST)
Mariin Kaljula – main organiser, marketing and media, Baltosport (EST) + 372 56 565 166
The competition organiser reserves the right to make changes if necessary. Please refer to our website or Facebook event for additional information.