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Poll: Course of the Year 2014

Vote for "The Course of the Year 2014" by setting up your "Top 5 List" for the best courses of 2014. Click any map to get to its map page. See all nominated maps in omaps here or as a slideshow here.

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  • WOC Relay Men 1st leg

  • Troféu de Orientação do Minho 2014

  • World Cup Sprint Imatra 2014, Men

  • Blodslitet 2014

  • WOC Middle 2014 Men

  • Asiago WRE Middle 2014

  • WOC 2014 Mixed Sprint Relay

  • Merenkurkun Rastipäivät Day 2 H21

  • Alpe Adria Cup Long 2014

  • PWT Race The Castles

  • 25mannakorten

  • Sprint The Bay 2014 - Stage 3

  • World Cup Long Kongsberg 2014

  • Portugal O-Meeting Day 3 2014

  • Baltic Cup Poland 2014

  • Mulittech training Lunsen

  • Wintertour 2013/14 Race 7, part 1

  • Slovak ranking event Middle distance

  • Australian Ultra Long Distance Chapionships 2014 - loop 1

  • Saldus OK Underwater Orienteering

  • Finnish Championships Sprint Final

  • Portuguese Championships Sprint 2014

  • Alpe Adria Cup Relay 2014

  • NAOC Long distance - part 2

  • World Cup Middle Kongsberg 2014

  • Swiss Championships Long distance

  • WOC Sprint 2014, Final Men

  • EOC Sprint Final Women 2014

  • OOCup Day 4 2014

  • Canadian Orienteering Champs Middle 2014

  • Austrian Champs Sprint 2014

  • Austrian Night Champs

  • Portuguese Sprint Champs 2014 Stage 1

  • Bergen Sprint Camp 2014, Final

  • Silva League 1-2014 Finspång

  • 2 days of Cerdagne Long Distance

  • World Cup Final 2014, Liestal

  • Spring Cup Pavasario Taure 2014

  • Multitech Training Attunda OK

  • WUOC Long 2014

  • Mediterranean Championships Middle 2014 Men

  • Race the Castles Prologue, part 1

  • O-Ringen 2014 E4, H21E

  • Coppa Italia Barricata Long 2014

  • Azrieli Shopping Center Orienteering

  • NAOM Sprint 2014, Men

  • TOM 2014 Sprint

  • WUOC Middle 2014 - Women

  • 4th TMO 2014

  • Harry Lagert Nattcup Finale Legendar

  • Norwegian Champs Ultralong 2014

  • Portuguese Champs Long 2014, D21E

  • Bubo cup 2014 E4

  • ArgeAlp 2014

  • Nationale Long Nord-Est 2014

  • BBO cup, Grand Prix Slovakia E2

  • Lipica Open 2014, E2

  • JWOC Middle 2014

  • Swiss O-Week 2014, E5

  • WOC Long 2014, Women

  • Labyrinth Orienteering

  • Lapplands 5-dagars E3

  • Swiss O-Week 2014, E3

  • Sprint intervals Chioggia

  • EOC Long Men 2014

  • Finnish Championships Ultralong 2014

  • World Cup Spain Long Men 2014

  • Levico Sprint

  • Junior Camp Day 3: Hikuwai

  • Mediterranean Championships Long 2014 Men

  • Alpe Adria Cup Middle 2014

  • Swiss Champs Sprint 2014

  • Swedish Champs Sprint Qual 2014

  • Tallinn O-Week Day 1

  • Irish Orienteering Champs Long 2014

Your 'Top 5 List'


1. Drag maps from the list of candidates on the left to your favourite list on the right (click a map sample to see the full map).

2. Enter your name and e-mail address, and click below to submit your vote.


3. Win great prizes from our sponsors (see below).

Enter you name and email-address to be part of the draw for the prizes from the sponsors. Note! Only one vote allowed per IP-address and email-address!
The following are the rules for the voting in "The course of the Year 2014":
  1. The 'Course of the Year 2014' will be found based on summing all the votes. For each course being set on the top of a 'Top 5 List', 100 points are awarded to this course. For each course being set as number 2, 70 points are awarded, and so on with 50, 30 and 10 points for the next spots on the list down to number 5.
  2. You are only allowed to vote once (if several people share one internet connection, only one can vote, as the IP address is used to identify the voter along with the email-address of the voter).
  3. Among all people voting and submitting suggestions, great prizes from our sponsors will be drawn. See below for the prizes.

Prizes from our Sponsors
Prizes from our Sponsors always makes it more fun! There will be a prize for the first one suggesting the course which ends up becoming "The course of the Year 2014", and prizes drawn among the ones suggesting and voting. All prizes are transferable to other persons (you don't have to travel yourself).
Event sponsor: Andalucia O-Meeting 2015. 27th-28th February & 1st March 2015
  • Prize offered: AOM Competition Package for 4 persons – including entry to 4 events in 3 days, 4 nights accommodation in apartment and a 4-map training package before or after the event. Value about 600 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • Sweet terrains and maps, nearby accommodations and high level competitions (2 WREs) in a very mild climate! More info at

Event sponsor: Liburnija Orienteering Meeting 2015. 14th-15th March 2015
  • Prize offered: Big club package with entry for Liburnija Orienteering Meeting 2015 for 10 persons! Value about 200 Euro. Transferable to other person(s).
  • The second edition of Liburnija Orienteering Meeting will be organized on the snow-free terrains of the island of Krk from 14th-15th of March 2015. Our vision is that this event becomes one of highlights of winter orienteering events in Europe for elite runners so therefore expect demanding courses and extreme terrain. Read more here

Event sponsor: Bergen Sprint Camp – January 30th – February 1st 2015
  • Prize offered: 2 packages – each consisting of 2 complete Bergen Sprint Camp packages: Entry for all 4 races + training Friday morning + Saturday evening program consisting of presentations and dinner. Value about 375 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • For the 6th time in a row, BSC is held in the city center of Bergen, Norway. We provide all participants with challenging courses, good maps and interesting analysis of the sessions – hoping to improve the sprint orienteering technique for everyone. See more at – including all courses and analysis from previous editions of BSC.

Event sponsor: Orievents / NAOM 2015. 31st January – 1st February 2015
  • Prize offered: Competition + training package for 2 persons, consisting of: Entry for NAOM 2015 (January 31st – Middle + WRE Sprint (Marvã, February 1st – Middle distance) + training camp (6 trainings) + 3 days of accommodation in half board. Value about 270 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • Orievents Training Camps “Alto Alentejo” are an excellent training opportunity for Orienteering of good quality during the winter. Start the new season in training camps in Alto Alentejo, Portugal! More at and about the training camp at Orievents.

Event sponsor: Portugal O-Meeting 2015. 13th – 17th February 2015
  • Prize offered: 2 packages – each one for 2 persons – consisting of: Entry fees for the 4 stages of POM 2015, model events, night sprint and sprint relay. Value about 200 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • Portugal O’ Meeting is already a well-known established international event, normally reaching the highest average points in World Ranking Events, excluding the World Championships and World Cup events. More at

Event sponsor: Lipica Open 2015. 7th – 11th March 2015
  • Prize offered: 3 packages – each for 2 people – consisting of: Entry to complete 5 day Lipica Open competition + Slovenia training package consisting of up to 3 trainings. Value about 300 euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • In 2015 Lipica open will again be organized as a 5 day event. Again we will add some new terrain and combine diverse areas. Training conditions in this part of Europe are now better than ever – both on forest maps and on sprint maps of nice little towns on the Adriatic coast! More at – for trainings see

Event sponsor: Kopaonik Open 2015
  • Prize offered: 2 competition packages, each consisting of 2 entries to Kopaonik open 2015 (5 competition stages + 1 training)
    and the Cup of Raska 2015 entry fee (1 competition stage). Value about 200 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • We are offering to you 6 days of orienteering challenges for you, combination of two classical long, two middle and one sprint distance challenges plus one night orienteering challenge with separate ranking, 1 training plus 6 competition stages in total. For more info see

For the record: All sponsor gifts/income related to "The Course of the Year 2014" goes directly to the readers.