Ski-O in December: Preview

We are living in times of uncertainty, but it doesn’t stop winter sports enthusiasts from looking forward to a new season. The ski-orienteering season will get a kick start in Gornozavodsk, Russia with a competition named “Ural Patterns”. Many other countries are hoping to open their season in December, in case the snow conditions and COVID-19-regulations allow.

Here is a small insight into national and international competitions scheduled to take place at the beginning of the season 2020/21. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for an epic season!

PS! If the calendar is missing any competitions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via e-mail (info@skioinside.com), Instagram (@skioinside) or via Contact section above.

November 26th-30th

Ural Patterns (УРАЛЬСКИЕ УЗОРЫ)
Dates: November 26th-30th
Location: Gornozavodsk, Russia
Distances: long distance, sprint, middle distance
Link to the web page

November 30th-December 4th

Siberian Azimuth
Dates: November 20th-December 4th
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Distances: marked course, sprint, middle

December 5th-6th

Ensilumen Rastit (cancelled due to lack of snow)
Äkäslompolo, Finland
Distances: middle distance, middle distance
Link to the web page

December 5th-9th

Russian Cup
Muromtsevo, Russia
Distances: middle distance, chasing start, long distance
Link to the web page

December 11th-16th

Russian Cup
Gornozavodsk, Russia
Distances: long distance, sprint, middle distance
Link to the web page

December 12th-13th

Sjusjørennet (WRE) (postponed to January 16th-17th due to COVID-situation)
Sjusjøen, Norway
Distances: sprint, middle distance
Link to the web page

December 16th-22th

Russian Championships
Distances: long distance, middle distance, chasing start, relay
Link to the web page

December 19th-20th

Swedish Championships
Boden, Sweden
Distances: prologue, chasing start
Link to the web page

Ski-OL Melchsee-Frutt (organized as Swiss team selection races only)
Melschsee-Frutt, Switzerland
Distances: middle distance, shortened long distance
Link to the web page

December 25th-28th

New Year Races
Moscow, Russia
Distances: sprint, middle, chasing start
Link to the web page

December 26th-27th

Estonian Championships (canceled due to lack of snow)
Rakvere, Estonia
Distances: sprint, sprint relay
Link to the web page

December 29th-30th

Ski-OL Goms (organized as Swiss team selection races only)
Obergestelns, Switzerland
Distances: long distance, sprint
Link to the web page

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