The Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to cause distruption for athletes and organisers around the globe. Here are a few updates regarding IOF events and competitions.
- The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2020 (JWOC) in Turkey have been postponed from their original date June 28 – July 3. The organisers and the IOF are looking at rescheduling for later in the fall of 2020 including coordination with potential dates for the World Orienteering Championships in Denmark.
- To ensure the fairness of the World Ranking System, the IOF Council has reached a decision to extend the date for cancellation of all World Ranking Events (WRE) from May 31 to July 31, 2020. The Council will review the situation again approximately July 1.
The IOF will continue to update information about changes in the event program both for 2020 and for the following years.
For 2020 here is an update with those events that are currently still in the program
|14-18 July||European Trail Orienteering Championships 2020||FIN||Final decision will be made at the latest May 31|
|21-25 August||Asian Orienteering Championships 2020||KOR|
|9-13 September||MTB Orienteering World Cup/World Masters MTBO Championships||FIN|
|2-8 October||World MTB Orienteering Championships 2020||POR|
|2-8 October||World Junior and European Youth MTB Orienteering Championships 2020||POR|
|23-25 October||European Youth Orienteering Championships 2020||HUN|
|28 November – 5 December||World Trail Orienteering Championships 2020||HKG|
|to be determined||Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships||DEN||Postponed from July 7-11. Will be rescheduled within the time period October 9 – 18.|
|to be determined||Junior World Orienteering Championships 2020||TUR||Postoned from June 28 – July 3. Will be rescheduled for fall 2020.|