Clarification regarding organising of World Ranking Events for the season 2021

IOF Office has received questions from several federations and organisers regarding the WRE application process for 2021 due to COVID-19 and the impact on organising events. Therefore the IOF have made below clarificatio...

Call for volunteers in the areas of IT and Global Development

The IOF is seeking volunteers who are interested in working with the development of international orienteering. IT and digitalisation continues to take an increasingly important role in orienteering development, and espe...

Cancellation of EMTBOC and WMMTBOC in Finland (UPDATED)

[Updated 2020-08-31 with additional info about the new program] [Updated 2020-08-24 with new program and WRE information] The progress of the Covid-19 situation and particularly the changes in restrictions applied by the...

2020-08-20

World Ranking Rules and System updated

The IOF FootO Commission have done a thorough review of points allocation for World Ranking Events (WREs) compared with Major Events. The report stated that the mean of points allocated to WREs had been significantly low...

WRE period prolonged due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The IOF Council has decided to extend the period that counts towards the ‘top 5’ World Ranking Events that make up an athlete’s World Ranking score. All IOF World Ranking Events were cancelled from the 17th of March due ...