Invitation

We cordially invite all member associations of the FIS to participate in the
FIS SKI JUMPING & NORDIC COMBINED WORLD CUP KUOPIO – PUIJO SKI GAMES  on February 23rd 2016 in Kuopio Finland

PROGRAMME (LOC time)

Sunday 21.2.2016                      
                           Team arrival from Lahti to Kuopio

Monday 22.2.2016
10.00 – 12.00 Nordic Combined: free XC training
11.00                   Nordic Combined: Team Captains´meeting at hotel Savonia
13.00                   Ski Jumping: Team Captains´ meeting at hotel Savonia
13.00                   Nordic Combined: SJ HS 127 official training, two rounds
14.00                   TV-coordination meeting at hotel Savonia
16.00                   Ski Jumping, Training, 2 rounds HS 127
18.15                   Ski Jumping: Qualification HS 127
20.00                   Nordic Combined: PCR / qualification HS 127

Tuesday 23.2.2016                    
12.30                   Nordic Combined: SJ HS 127 Trial round
13.30                   Nordic Combined: SJ HS 127 competition
16.00                   Nordic Combined: XC 10 km Ind. Gundersen
19.00                   Ski Jumping: Trial round HS 127
19.45                   Opening Ceremony
20.00                   Viessmann Ski Jumping World Cup HS 127, 2 rounds
                          Prize giving ceremony and fireworks

Wednesday 24.2.2016
                                 Travel day

ENTRY
The entries and accommodation reservations must be done by FIS online Entry System on www.fis-ski.com.
Deadline for preliminary entries 12th of January 2016.
Deadline for final numbers and transportation 15th of February 2016.

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 15th February 2016 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. Additional transport from Kuopio to Helsinki airport on Tuesday 23rd February after competition is available for Nordic Combined teams.

Charter bus service will be organized for the teams from Lahti to Kuopio on 21st Febrauary after the events in Lahti. Skis and other equipment are transported to Kuopio 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.

ACCOMMODATION
For Ski Jumping teams: Hotel Savonia & Hotel Scandic.
For Nordic Combined teams: Hotel Kunnonpaikka
FIS HOTEL: Hotel Scandic

 

SKI JUMPING:                        TECHNICAL DELEGATES AND JUMPING JUDGES
Technical Delegate                                           Pertile Sandro ITA
TD Assistant                                                    Mlakar Marko SLO
Chief of Competition                                         Karjalainen Janne FIN
Assistant Chief of Competition                           Hiltunen Seppo FIN

Judges                                                            Nieminen Teppo FIN
                                                                      Winkler Jürgen AUT
                                                                      Tanaka Shinya CAN
                                                                      Göbel Angelika GER
                                                                      Ograjensek Luka SLO

 

NORDIC COMBINED:             TECHNICAL DELEGATES AND JUMPING JUDGES
Technical Delegate                                          Zarucchi Marco SUI
TD Assistant                                                   Abratis Thomas GER
National TD                                                    Laine Jarkko FIN
Chief of Competition                                        Aalto Asko FIN
Assistant Chief of Competition                          Pursiainen Tuomas FIN

Judges                                                            Nieminen Teppo FIN
                                                                      Winkler Jürgen AUT
                                                                      Tanaka Shinya CAN
                                                                      Göbel Angelika GER
                                                                      Ograjensek Luka SLO

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.

ACCREDIDATION                                                           
Accreditation office is located at hotel Savonia (Sammakkolammentie 2, 70200 Kuopio)
Opening hours:
Monday 22.2.                                 09.00 – 19.00
Tuesday 23.2..                               09.00 – 17.00

MEDIA CENTRE                                                               
Media Centre is located at the Ski stadium building (Hiihto Stadion) at the venue.
Opening hours:
Monday 22.2.                                 14.00 – 20.00
Tuesday 23.2.                                 12.00 – 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. For Nordic Combined XC, there´ll be another service area at the ski stadium.
 

INFORMATION                               
Puijo Ski Games &Puijo Ski Club
www.puijonkisat.fi/event-team-info
 

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

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 competition office
Ulla-Maija Alanne
mob. +358-50-3051713
E-mail: puijoskigames@gmail.com

Chief of media and press
Chief of mixed zone
Sanni Kivipelto
mob. +358-50-5909163
E-mail: sanni.kivipelto@source.fi

 

Welcome to Kuopio - See you all soon!

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