World Cup & World Masters Ski Orienteering

9.–12. februar 2023



Lillomarka OL and Nordmarka Ski Orienteering Club in partnership with the
Norwegian Orienteering Federation invite you to the Ski Orienteering World Cup 2023 and
World Masters Ski Orienteering Championship 2023

Registration and more information about the race in Eventor.




Full and updated information can alwasy be found in Eventor. The below information is an excerpt from the latest bulletin. 

World cup Eventor

WMSOC Eventor


Important documents

Embargoed area for World cup and WMSOC

Info about accommodation

Bulletin 1

Bulletin 2

Bulletin 3

Bulletin 4

Continues information and live updates on our Facebook page.

WMSOC and World cup Facebook

Live GPS tracking on Loggator

Loggator events page



The event centre will be located at the skiresort Beitostølen, 210 km from Oslo Airport Gardermoen. Competition Centre will be at Beitostølen Cross country stadium.


Classes and participation

World Cup
There is one class for Women and one for Men. There are no age restrictions. The classes are called Women and Men.

U-23 World Cup and World Championship
There are Women U23 and Men U23 classes in the individual World Cup. Women and Men belong to the Women U23 and Men U23 classes respectively up to the end of the calendar year in which they have their 23rd birthday. They compete simultaneously in the Women’s and Men’s classes and are treated in all respects as competitors in those classes except that their results and scores are also listed separately in Women U23 and Men U23 lists. The Middle Distance and the Sprint are selected as World Championships for Women U23 and Men U23 Competitors. The titles of Women U23 World Champion and Men U23 World Champion are awarded in those two competitions.

Each Federation may enter up to 6 men and 6 women in each competition in World Cup. In addition, each Federation may enter up 2 women and 2 men, who qualify for the Women U23 and Men U23 classes. The organizing Federation may have two additional competitors as official World cup competitors in the individual competitions.

W/M 35,40,45,50,55,60,65,70,75,80,85. Open for everybody.

Open competition “Ski-O-treff”
W/M 17-20, Norwegian Junior Cup. (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) W/M 11-12,13-14,15-16, N-open, A-open, B-open, C-open (Saturday, Sunday)



Thursday Feb 9. Model event
Friday Feb 10. World cup Middle Distance (Included World Championship/World Cup U23) WMSOC Long Distance Open Competition W/M 17-20, Middle Distance Social Event with WMSOC-prizegiving in the Evening
Saturday Feb 11. World cup Sprint distance (Included World championship/World Cup U23) WMSOC Sprint Distance Open Competition Sprint. W/M 11-12,13-14,15-6,17-20, A/B/C/N-open, Social Event with WMSOC-prizegiving in the Evening
Sunday Feb 12. World cup Pursuit (Included World Cup U23) WMSOC Middle Distance Open competition, middle distance W/M 11-12,13-14,15-6,17-20, A/B/C/N-open, Prizegiving Ceremony in the arena


Terrain and climate

Mixed Forest with open marshes. Moderately hilly. Altitude 780-880m The climate is normally wintry with weather ranging from sunny to cloudy and snowfall. Average temperature for Beitostølen in February is -5--20°C. Average snow depth is 50-100 cm.



The map is based on the orienteering map “Beitostølen”, owned by Øystre Slidre IL from 2018. Contour intervals 5m Copies of old maps will be available at IOF-Eventor

  Friday Saturday Sunday
World cup 1:10000 1:5000 1:10000
WMSOC 1:10000
1:7500 (50+)
1:5000 1:10000
Ski-o-treff 1:10000/1:7500 1:5000 1:10000/1:7500


Classes and winning times

  Middle distance Sprint Pursuit
World cup Women 40-45 min 12-15 min 50-60 min
World cup Men 40-45 min 12-15 min 50-60 min
  Long Distance Sprint Middle distance
W/M 35,40,45,50,55,60 60 min 20 min 30-40 min
W/M 65 50 min 20 min 30-40 min
W/M 70, 75, 80, 85 45 min 20 min 30-40 min

Detailed information about the open competition “Ski-o-treff” will be given in bulletin 3, and in



If you need a Visa to enter Norway, you can read all about it here: If you need an invitation, please contact the event secretary: A lot of people can get their visa online:


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