Invitation

We cordially invite all member associations of the FIS to participate in the

FIS SKI JUMPING WORLD CUP KUOPIO – PUIJO SKI GAMES  on March 10th 2015 in Kuopio Finland.

PROGRAMME

Sunday 8.3.2015              
              Team arrival from Lahti to Kuopio

Monday 9.3.2015
13.00     Team Captains´ meeting at hotel Savonia
14.00     TV-coordination meeting at hotel Savonia
16.00     Training, 2 rounds HS 127
18.00     Qualification HS 127
20.30     Bib draw and Ceremonies at Kuopio City theatre

Tuesday 10.3.2015         
17.00     Trial round HS 127
18.00     Opening Ceremony
18.15     Viessmann Ski Jumping World Cup HS 127, 2 rounds
             Prize giving ceremony and fireworks

Wednesday 11.3.2015
            Travel day to Trondheim – departure from the Kuopio Airport at 11.20 (LOC)

ENTRY
The entries and accommodation reservations must be done by FIS online Entry System on www.fis-ski.com.
Deadline for preliminary entries 7th of February 2015.
Deadline for final numbers and transportation 28th of February 2015.

Late entries can unfortunately not be able guarantee all services according to Rules.

RADIO LICENSE APPLICATION
Ski Jumping teams can apply for radio license to FIS World Cup events in Lahti and in Kuopio with the same application. Deadline for the radio license application only for Kuopio World Cup event is 18th March 2014 and has to be sent to  FICORA (Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority) directly : radiotaajuudet@ficora.fi  or fax +358 9 6966 410.
For more information on policies and needed forms in Finland www.ficora.fi

TRANSPORTATION
The Organizing Committee will arrange transportation between Kuopio airport and hotels and shuttle bus service from hotels to service and team areas. Teams must send arrival and departure times and flight numbers via FIS Online Entry system.

Charter bus service will be organized for the teams from Lahti to Kuopio on 8th March after the event in Lahti. Skis and other equipment are transported to Kuopion in separate transportation during the Sunday evening. Price for charter is 30 euros/person. The expenses must be paid during the transportation from Lahti to Kuopio in cash.

Charter flight to FIS WC Trondheim NOR
Organizing Committees of Kuopio and Trondheim will arrange a Charter flight from Kuopio to Trondheim. Flight leaves from Kuopio on Wednesday 11th March 11:20 (LOC). Price for flight from Kuopio to Trondheim is to be defined later by Trondheim OC. Detailed info about the departure times from hotels (Savonia, Puijonsarvi) will be provided by the attaches at the hotels.

TECHNICAL DELEGATES AND JUMPING JUDGES
Technical Delegate         Zarucci Fredi SUI
TD Assistant                  Sambugaro Sandro ITA
Chief of Competition      Janne Karjalainen FIN

Judges                          Nyman Tom FIN
                                    Sebergsen Nicolai NOR
                                    Vassilyev Pavel KAZ
                                    Ahacic Bostjan SLO
                                    Sydow Stephen USA

RESTRICTIONS    
FIS rules will apply. The number of participants must comply with World Cup rules and regulations.

LIABILITY
Each competitor must be insured by his/her own association. The OC have coverage for their own third part liability only.

EXPENSES                               
Financial conditions according to the FIS World Cup regulations.  For electronic payments IBAN and BIC-codes are needed. Travel moneys etc. will be taken care at Lahti Ski Games Financial office.
Lahti Ski Games Financial Office is open on Friday 6/3 from 10:00 - 18:00 at Grandstand Building of XC Stadium (3rd floor)

ACCREDIDATION                                 
Accreditation office is located at hotel Savonia (Sammakkolammentie 2, 70200 Kuopio)
Opening hours:
Monday 9.3.       09.00 – 19.00
Tuesday 10.3.    09.00 – 17.00

MEDIA CENTRE                   
Media Centre is located at the Ski stadium building (Hiihto Stadion) at the venue.
Opening hours:
Monday 9.3.       14.00 – 19.00
Tuesday 10.3.    13.00 – 20.00

SERVICE AND ATHLETE AREA                         
Service and athlete area is located down on the hill, near the ski lift building. Food and drinks for teams is served at ski lift building.
 

INFORMATION  
Puijo Ski Games &Puijo Ski Club
www.puijonkisat.fi

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Event Director
Jarkko Ruhanen
mob. +358-400-152712
E-mail: jarkko.ruhanen@puijonkisat.fi

Chairman
Raimo Tamminen
mob. +358-400-177916
E-mail: hill@puijonhiihtoseura.fi

Secretary General
Chief of Ceremony
Jukka Salmi
mob. +358-40-7776563
E-mail: jukka.a.salmi@outlook.com

Chief of accreditation
Kirsi Hänninen
mob. +358-500-282505
E-mail: kirsi.hanninen@phnet.fi

Chief of transportation and attaches
Sari Holopainen
mob. +358-44-3078850
E-mail: sariholopainen@hotmail.com

Chief of media and press
Chief of mixed zone
Soili Hirvonen
mob. +358-400-837583
E-mail: soili.hirvonen@source.fi

 

Welcome to Kuopio - See you all soon!

Puijo Ski Games Organizing Committee  
Puijo Ski Club   
Finnish Ski Association    
City of Kuopio