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Family ski pass: 30 % additional discount for the children!


Fin5 Orienteering 2021 Event in Kuusamo

11.7.2021 - 16.7.2021
Fin5 Orienteering Event is organized every year and it gathers together a large international crowd of orienteering enthusiasts. Venue will take place at Meskusvaara in Kuusamo and Kirintövaara in Posio during 11.-16.7.2021.

Original dates were 5.-10.7.2020. If you have signed in to FN5 for 2020, your booking is valid (more information from the organizer). 

This event will gather participants from 15-20 different countries; Finns and Russians have been in majority during earlier years. 

FIN5 accommodation benefit at Rukan Salonki: -15 % discount from list prices
Rukan Salonki Chalets & Veskaranta Sky View Villas offer accommodation in cottages and apartments without breakfast. All cottages and apartments have a fully equipped kitchen. 15 % discount from list prices is available during the event on 10.-17.2021. Bookings:

FIN5 Orienteering Event Program (preliminary)

Sunday 11.7.2021
10:00 Opening Ceremonies, Posio Kirintövaara
11:00 1. stage, middle distance, Posio Kirintövaara

Monday 12.7.2021
10:00 2. stage, long distance, Posio Kirintövaara
19:00 Price giving ceremonies for 1. and 2. stage winners, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky
19:00 Activity Evening for families, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky

Tuesday 13.7.2021
Activity day for orienteerers at Ruka, Kuusamo and Posio

Wednesday 14.7.2021
10:00 3. stage, middle distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara

Thursday 15.7.2021
10:00 4. stage, middle distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara
19:00 Price giving ceremonies for 3. and 4. stage winners, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky

Friday 16.7.2021
9:00 5. stage, long distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara
18:00 Price giving ceremonies at Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykkyi
19:00 Orienteering Week Finishing Event, Ruka village, Restaurant Scandic Rukahovi


Terrain on all competition areas is typical Finnish North-Eastern forest with locally large elevations, yet open and runnable. Stages 3-5 will be located in areas that have not been used for competitions earlier.

Competition village and competition centres

Competition village is located in Ruka village. Competition centre is located in Ruka Conference Centre, Hotel Scandic Rukahovi. Services available at competition village: info, hotels, apartments, restaurants, shops, activity providers, orienteering gear shops, sales and exhibition tents. 

Competition centres are located appr. 33-63 km from Ruka. Two first stages are competed in Posio, Kirintövaara ski resort. Three last competitions will be held in Kuusamo Meskusvaara (one competition centre). Services available at competition centres: info, first aid, signposts, dining, cafe and kiosk services, washing facilities and toilets. Additional services will be announced at the competition home page

Classes and registration

Organizers:  The Finnish Orienteering Federation, Kuu­sa­mon Erä-Veik­ot and Po­si­on Py­rintö