asom

1, 2, 3 April 2022

ASOM is back! In 2022 we will organize this awesome orienteering meeting in the City of Antwerp. All races are on cool new maps and we’re sure you will discover a fantastic part this beautiful city. 

It will be a real orienteering feast with challenging orienteering races for all classes and a very interesting Elite competition that will be a joy to watch live!

Friday April 1

NIGHT MIXED SPRINT RELAY

Linkeroever Zeescouts

Saturday April 2

2 SPRINT RACES
4 KO SPRINT RACES (E)

Linkeroever Zuid

Sunday April 3

CITY RACE
WRE SPRINT (E)

Merksem

TEAMS Training Camp

ASOM Sprint Camp
31/3 - 5/4

GENERAL INFO

All races will take place near the city centre of Antwerp.

1/4 Friday: Antwerp Linkeroever Zeescouts
2/4 Saturday: Antwerp Linkeroever Zuid
3/4 Sunday: Merksem

ASOM:

Friday  April 1 – 20h30: Night Mixed Sprint Relay
Saturday April 2 – 15h00 : Sprint 1
Saturday April 2 – 17h30 : Sprint 2
Sunday April 3 – 10h00 : City Race

ASOM for ELITES:

Friday  April 1 – 20h30: Night Mixed Sprint Relay
Saturday April 2 – 10h00 : Knock Out Quali
Saturday April 2 – 14h00 : Knock Out Semi Final
Saturday April 2 – 17h00 : Knock Out Final
Sunday April 3 – 10h00 : WRE Sprint

All registrations should be made via the registration form on this website. 

An updated list of all entries will be available at www.start.helga-o.com

Registrations close 20/3/2022.

The registration fee for ASOM is:

ASOM (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Incl free shirt & lottery ticket
Before 16/1/2022 – € 40
Before 20/2/2022 – € 45
Before 20/2/2022 – € 22,5 (Children -12 & Youth -16)
Before 20/3/2022 – € 50 (50% discount for Children -12 & Youth -16)

ASOM (Sat, Sun)
Incl free shirt & lottery ticket
Before 16/1/2022 – € 32
Before 20/2/2022 – € 37
Before 20/2/2022 – € 18,5
Before 20/3/2022 – € 42 (50% discount for Children -12 & Youth -16)

Only Sprint Mixed Relay on Friday
€ 8 per person, € 16 per team
€ 4 for Children -12 & Youth -16

Only 2 Sprints or Knock out Sprint on Saturday
€ 16
€ 8 for Children -12 & Youth -16

Only City Race or WRE Sprint on Sunday
€ 16
€ 8 for Children -12 & Youth -16

We have a partnership with Mercure Hotel Antwerp.
As it is a very busy weekend in the city with the cycling race ‘Ronde van Vlaanderen’ starting on Sunday many hotels will be expensive or full.

MERCURE ANTWERP CITY SOUTH – website

Download booking form PDF

€ 105 double room incl breakfast
Address: Desguinlei 94, 2018 Antwerpen
It is next to the ringroad and very accessible by car, tram and bike.
The beautiful museumpark Middelheimpark is located very close to the hotel as well as the castle-park Park den Brandt.

 

MERCURE ANTWERP CITY CENTER – website

Download booking form PDF

€ 135 double room incl breakfast
Address: Quinten Matsijslei 25, 2018 Antwerpen
This hotel is located right next to the Central Train Station in Antwerp so it is very easily accessible by public transport. The maximum distance to the events is 6km.

ASOM 2022 is part of the CITY RACE EURO TOUR (https://cityracetour.org/) and we use these international categories:

M/W CHILDREN -12 (Age <= 12)

M/W YOUTH -16 (13 <= age <= 16)

M/W JUNIOR -20 (17 <= age <= 20) 

M/W OPEN (see Elite section below)

M/W VETERAN 40+ (40 <= age <= 54)

M/W SUPERVETERAN 55+ (55 <= age <= 64)

M/W ULTRAVETERAN 65+ (65 <= age <= 74)

M/W HYPERVETERAN 75+ (75 <= age)

As always, ASOM takes care of the winners and lucky participants. 

–> There is an overall podium for all categories.
–> Everbody has a chance to win a prize with our lottery on Sunday
–> The top 5 in Men and Women Elite recieve prize money

Read all about the current COVID-19 restrictions on here.

At the moment you need to have a COVID SAFE TICKET to enter for ASOM (this is the same as the EU Digital Covid certificate). 

This means you either need to be fully vaccinated or have a recent negative test (72h).

The regulations around COVID restrictions can change in time and we always follow the most recent legislation.

Massstart at 20h00 (Men start first)

There are 3 categories:
-16
Open
+55

Teams should consist of 1 man and 1 woman.

Map: Linkeroever Zeescouts
Scale: 1/4000

Terrain: This race will be held on the Left bank of the Scheldt. A quite area with schoolyards and park orienteering. Ideal for an exciting (Night!) Mixed Relay 

Teams consist of 1 man and 1 woman.
All men start at 20h30.

Don’t forget a lamp!

Expected winning time for each leg is 12 min.

Friday

Sprint Mixed Relay

Saturday

2 SPRINT RACES
3 KO SPRINT RACES (Elite)

The Saturday races all start from the same competition centre at Linkeroever in Antwerp.

Details soon.

10h00 – ELITES – Knock Out Qualification
14h00 – ELITES – Knock Out Semi Final
15h00 – Sprint 1
17h00 – ELITES – Knock Out Final
17h30 – Sprint 2

Map: Antwerp Galgenweel
Scale: 1/4000

Terrain: Residential and park area with newly build zones.

ASOM
All races will have an expected winning time of 15 minutes.

Knock Out Sprint
Quali – 12 minutes
Semi Final – 8 minutes
Final – 7 minutes

Elites knocked out of the race can participate in the normal ASOM Sprints

The competition centre will be in Merksem.

8h30 competition centre opens
10h00 start in all categories
12h30 start top 10 Elites

This is a Sprint World Ranking Event for the Elite categorie. 

This race is part of the Euro Race City Tour 2022!

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Map: Merksem
Scale: 1/4000

Sunday

CITY RACE
WRE SPRINT (Elite)

Pre ASOM Sprint Camp

The ASOM Training camp is organised for National Teams who build up a training camp around ASOM. 

Courses are made by Fabien Pasquasy (BEL team), Thierry Gueorgiou (FIN team) and Jan Sedivy (CZE team). 

Individual national team runners can join these trainings as well by mailing to jeremy@asom.be.

Thursday 31/3 PM – 1 Sprint Training
Friday 1/4 AM – 1 Sprint Training
Friday 1/4 PM – ASOM Mixed Relay
Saturday 2/4 – ASOM KO Sprint
Sunday 3/4 – ASOM WRE Sprint
Monday 4/4 – Free Training possibility
Tuesday 5/4 – 2 Belgian Sprint Selection Races

* Top 100 of Sprint World Ranking run ASOM races for free.
* Runners outside top 100 pay regular price (40€ for all events)
* Organised training with SPORTident (10€ per runner)
-> courses by Fabien Pasquasy (BEL), Thierry Gueorgiou (FIN) and Jan Sedivy (CZE)
* Training maps for free training (6€ per map)

Map with all locations below:

LOCATION MAP

We have a partnership with Mercure Hotel Antwerp.
As it is a very busy weekend in the city with the cycling race ‘Ronde van Vlaanderen’ starting on Sunday many hotels will be expensive or full.

MERCURE ANTWERP CITY SOUTH – website

Download booking form PDF

€ 105 double room incl breakfast
Address: Desguinlei 94, 2018 Antwerpen
It is next to the ringroad and very accessible by car, tram and bike.
The beautiful museumpark Middelheimpark is located very close to the hotel as well as the castle-park Park den Brandt.

 

MERCURE ANTWERP CITY CENTER – website

Download booking form PDF

€ 135 double room incl breakfast
Address: Quinten Matsijslei 25, 2018 Antwerpen
This hotel is located right next to the Central Train Station in Antwerp so it is very easily accessible by public transport. The maximum distance to the events is 6km.

Download Excel Registration form here: https://www.antwerporienteers.be/asom-registration-form-teams/
Send by mail to jeremy@asom.be

BEFORE 31/1/2022, thanks!

Registration

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After clicking on 'Confirm your registration' below your registration is final and you will receive an email with the details of your entry and the instructions for the payment. When approved by the organisation you will see your entry on www.start.helga-o.com See you soon!

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