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The competitors in the spectator races during WOC 2019 will get close to WOC and experiences to remember. The duo Anne Elisabeth Ramtvedt and Finn Henry Lillestrand bear the responsibility for conducting the six spectator races during WOC 2019 in Østfold from 12th to 17th of August.

There was a fantastic turnout for tonight´s volunteer kick off! We will need even more people, and here you can read more about how to report as a volunteer for WOC 2019.

Newly appointed Svend Sondre will help the WOC county on the way towards mapping of all schools, and a well structured organisation of volunteers during WOC 2019.

Tove Alexandersson and Thierry Gueorgiou have been awarded orienteering achievements of the year for 2017. One of them will be a gold medal contender in Østfold 2019.

In the third edition of WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from Småleneløpet - a long distance race organized in April 2017 in very WOC relevant terrain north of Mysen. Again a must read for those interested in WOC 2019 terrain. This article is co-posted on World of O as Day 12 in World of O's "Route to Christmas".

In 2019, the world leading control chasers will gather to fight out for titles in Østfold. The event will be held with athletes from more than 50 nations, but the fun is not reserved exclusively for the elite runners. Schoolchildren will also be led on the right path.

The 2019 organizers with great ambitions when they met up with the Norwegian national team squad.

During last week’s training assembly for the Norwegian national team, representatives from the WOC 2019 organization showed up to tell a bit of what to expect in less than two years’ time.

The County council of Østfold has today granted the WOC organization NOK 2000000 (Around 212000 euros) to put into the preparations for World Championships. WOC 2019 will be the biggest sporting event ever held in the county.

Bulletin 1-2 for WC 2018 is to be found at the "For teams" page.

In the second edition of WOC2019's GPS Analysis Column World of O's Jan Kocbach takes a look at the GPS-tracking from the Norwegian Championships Long distance, organized September 7th 2017 in the neighbour terrain of the 2018 pre WOC and World Cup races. A must read for those interested in WOC 2019 terrain.

Help us create the WOC of a lifetime Help us create the WOC of a lifetime 2018-12-06 - Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships in Østfold August 2019 aims to become the best WOC ever held. And for that vision to become a reality the WOC organisation needs your help. More detail
When orienteering came to Østfold When orienteering came to Østfold 2018-11-25 - The advantage with an orienteering race compared with any other race is that every competitor has a chance to win, a newspaper newspaper in 1927. More detail
International U21-competition during WOC2019 International U21-competition during WOC2019 2018-11-09 - It’s all settled for great international fights amongst the juniors during WOC 2019. Two of the spectator races will be part of the national junior series (Norgescupen), and the mass start competion on Friday will use the same inrun as the WOC seniors... More detail