TAKAS 2011 - PALANGA
ORGANIZERS:Orienteering club "Takas", Orienteering club "Dainava", UAB "Grukas"
INFORMATION:Devis Žilovas, Event director
GSM: +370 685 84685
TIMETABLE OF ORGANIZERS' BUS:It will be possibility to use organizers bus on the first competition day. Route: Palanga (Event centre and camping) - Klaipėda (1st day competition centre) - Palanga (Event centre and camping). The price - 5 Lt/per person. Bus tickets must be purchased in advance in the Event office.
The bus will leave from the Event centre in Palanga, from Plytų and Dariaus ir Girėno streets corner:
12.15 h (12.20 h the bus will stop in the Event camping);
13.35 h (13.40 h the bus will stop in the Event camping);
14.55 h (15.00 h the bus will stop in the Event camping);
From finish area bus comes back at:
16.15 h; 17.30 h; 19.00 h.
Duration of the travel to one side ~ 40 min.
VENUE, EVENT CENTRE:
Event office will be situated in hotel "Politechnika", address Plytų street 40, not far from Palanga stadium. Event office is easy accessible from Plytų street as well as from Dariaus ir Girėno street.
Coordinates of Event ofice:
316596, 6201257 (LKS)
55.910581, 21.066199 (WGS)
Event camping will be located ~3 km from Palanga centre South direction.
Coordinates of Event camping:
316288, 6197748 (LKS)
55.878983, 21.063661 (WGS)
Event center - Palanga - is easy accessible by car by highway A1/E85. It is 330 km from capital Vilnius and 235 km from Kaunas airport (operated by Ryanair). Car rent from 23 EUR/day. More information on Vilnius airport website and Kaunas airport website.
Direct flights to Palanga airport from Copenhagen, Oslo and Riga. Airport is 7 km from Palanga center. Most hotels provide transport from airport to hotel. More information on Palanga airport webpage.
Palanga is easy accessible by public transport from capital Vilnius and Kaunas. Public buses timetable, on-line tickets and other information at www.autobusubilietai.lt.
HOST TOWN - PALANGA:Palanga is the biggest and most universal seaside resort of Lithuania. It is located 29 km from Klaipėda. The Lithuanian seacoast is famous for its beaches of beautiful white sand and dunes, which can be found nowhere else on the Baltic Sea coast. In summer time, Palanga becomes a capital of entertainment and cultural events. The resort boasts a large variety of pubs, cafes, restaurants, discotheques, bars, night clubs, and casinos. Those who enjoy active holidays are offered pedal boats, bicycles, horse-riding, tennis courts, pools, a complex of baths, etc. For more information about Palanga resort entertainments and places of interest click here.
TERRAIN AND MAPS:Competition terrain - mostly good runable pin-tree forest. Some parts are grown up with middle runable undergrowth. Dominate coast dunes with many small landforms and open sand areas. There are lots of rides, roads and tracks.
REGISTRATION, ENTRY FEE:On-line registration at www.dbtopas.lt.
After 15.06.2011 registration accepted only by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 EUR = 3,45 LT
*After 15 June, late entries will be possible only for vacant places.
SI card rental fee - 1 Lt/day for H/D10-18 classes, and 3 Lt/day for remaining classes.
Discount for families with 3 and more persons (necessary to note it in entries) - 20%. Family discount valid only for parents with children or for brothers and sisters. All family members must participate in all competition days.
School age participants must pay H/D10-18 start fee, regardless of which course they participate in.
The changing of the age group is consider as new registration.
Registration cancellation: till 19 June 2011 - 100% refund, from 20 June 2011 - 50% refund.
PAYMENT:Start fee must be payed via bank transfer. Other fees can be payed at Event centre.
Name of account holder: Kauno OSK Takas
Address: Veiverių g. 72, Kaunas, Lithuania
Organization registration No.: 193156286
Bank name, adress: "Swedbank", AB, Konstitucijos g. 20A, Vilnius, Lithuania
SWIFT code: HABALT22
Bank Account Number (IBAN): LT517300010034297271
*H8,D8 - taped courses with special map.
*H10,D10 - taped courses (controls on the line).
*H12B,D12B - taped courses (controls near the line).
*H21N,D21N - courses for adult beginner.
Open courses (DIR) - the course without advance registration and without start list. Participants start from S1 at a time suitable for them. Start fee 15 Lt/per day.
PRIZES:Groups winners of each competition day will be awarded by special competitions souvenirs. According to results of all 4 days, the winners will be awarded by medals, competitions souvenirs and sponsors prizes. H21E, D21E, H21S, H14, H16 groups will be aworded 6 best competitors, in other groups will be awarded 3 best sportsmen. All H/D8 groups participants who were registered in advance and participate in all 4 courses will be awarded by special medals.
ACCOMMODATION:Event camping will be located ~3 km from Palanga centre South direction. There will be WC, water, showers (with cold water), electrisity points, volleyball court. Fireplaces are forbiden!
PRICES: 5 Lt/per person/per day. Car pass - 20 Lt/per all event.
Hotel "Vyturys" offers special prices for Takas participants. You have to inform reception that you are participant of orienteering event. Hotel situated near Event office. More information about hotel: www.vyturyshotel.lt
Palanga offers a wide range of accommodation. Private accommodation sector offers the best prices. Accommodation prices in private rooms, apartments, guest houses are 25-50... Lt per person/per day. The biggest choice of accommodation offers is at webpage: www.priejuros.lt For available accommodations you can also contact Palanga tourism information email@example.com