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Poll: Course of the Year 2015

Vote for "The Course of the Year 2015" by setting up your "Top 5 List" for the best courses of 2015. 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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  • Ski-O: World Ski-O Champs Long 2015 - W21

  • MTBO: Pilsen Long Stage 4

  • World Cup Halden Long 2015 - M21

  • Bubo Cup 2015 Stage 2

  • WMOC Long Qualifikation M35

  • Danish Champs Sprint 2015 M21

  • 10Mila 2015: Long Night

  • Stockholm Indoor Cup etapp 2

  • 7th National Swiss O-Race 2015 - San Bernandino

  • Swiss Champs Long HE - Gurnigelwald

  • Halikko Viesti Relay 2015

  • Danish Champs Middle 2015

  • World Cup 2015 Munkedal W21

  • Swiss 10. National Race - ME

  • MTBO: World MTBO Champs Long 2015 - M21

  • World Ski Orienteering Championships Long 2015 - M21

  • JWOC 2015 Long - M20

  • OOCUP 2015 Day2 H21 Ultimate

  • Austrian Championships Long 2015 - H21E (part 1)

  • World Champs 2015 Long Men

  • WOC Relay 2015 Men - leg 3

  • O-Ringen 2015 - Stage 5 - H21E

  • Nordland 3-dagers langdistanse

  • Kalevan Rastiviesti Relay 2015

  • Norwegian Championships Ultralong 2015 - H21E

  • World Cup Middle Tasmania - W21

  • Dalmacija open - individual sprint

  • Borås City Sprint O-Ringen Etapp 3

  • Norwegian O-Festival Long H21

  • Swedish Champs Middle 2015 - M21E

  • WC-Final 2015, Arosa - Middle Distance Men

  • Schiehallion Weekend Sprint 2015

  • World Cup Long Tasmania Men 2015

  • Swedish League #5 H21

  • Vyborgskaya Troika 2015

  • O-Ringen 2015 Stage 1: Men Elite

  • Wroclaw Night O-Fight 2015

  • JWOC Middle 2015 Men

  • Norwegian WOC Selection Long 2015: H21E

  • Canadian Championships Middle 2015 - H21

  • Kvarner Bay Challenge 2015 Day 2 - W21E

  • French National Race South-East 2015 - Day 1 Middle

  • Swiss Championships Sprint 2015 - HE

  • Bergen Sprint Camp: City Sprint Men

  • Chalmazel Long distance - Noir Long

  • Austrian Championships Relay 2015

  • Swedish League #1 M21

  • Swedish League #7 H21

  • Finnish Championships Middle 2015: M21

  • POM 2015 - Day 3 WRE Long

  • Bulgaria Cup 2015 Day 3 - M21

  • Dalmacija open - mixed sprint relay

  • Polish Champs Long H21E

  • French National Race South-East 2015 - Day 3 Foret

  • Lipica Open 2015 Day 5 - W21E

  • JK Long 2015 - M21

  • JWOC Sprint 2015: H20

  • Great Britain WOC Test Sprint 2015 - M21

  • Finnish Championships Ultralong 2015 - Men

  • Hungarian Championships Sprint 2015

  • Iberian Championship Sprint 2015

  • JWOC Relay 2015 W20 - leg 3

  • WOC Sprint Relay 2015 - Leg 1

  • Slovak Championships Middle 2015 - HE

  • Thursday Danger 2015

  • Høiås Day and Night Cup 2015 - #2

  • Finnish JWOC Selection Race Long: M20

  • Norwegian Champs Middle 2015 - H21

  • Scottish 6-days Stage 2 - H21E

  • WC-Final 2015, Arosa - Long Distance Men

Your 'Top 5 List'


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The following are the rules for the voting in "The course of the Year 2015":
  1. The 'Course of the Year 2015' 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 2015", 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: Antalya Orienteering Festival 2016 - 29th October - 5th November
  • Prize offered: One big Antalya O-Meeting package consisting of 2 complete Antalya Orienteering Festival packages: Accommodation + Entry for all 5 races + All Transfers + The program consisting of presentations held by Hån Carlsson. Value about 495 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • Antalya Orienteering Festival will be held for the 2nd time in Side by the Mediterranean coast of Antalya, Turkey. We provide 5 different terrains and challenging courses, good maps and good weather for orienteering holiday. Swedish National Team Head Coach Hån Carlsson will join us for analysis and lectures about Sports psychology & Mental training. See more at
Event sponsor: Fjord-O 2016 - 13th - 17th July
  • Prize offered: 3 packages - each for 2 persons - for the full Fjord-O 2016 consisting of entry for 4 races in beautiful terrain with fjord view.  Value about 450 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • The race courses are set among the most spectacular sceneries in «Fjord Norway», with the slogan «with a view to the fjord». Fjord-O Vest is 4 days of competitions allowing time for you to explore the beautiful nature in this area during your holiday. Stryn and Åesund have many exciting attractions such as the Jugend town of Åesund, the Geiranger Fjord, a hike up the longest uphill track in Norway to the Skå summit at 1849 above the sea level or a visit to the famous Briksdal Glacier. See more at
Event sponsor: Portugal “O” Meeting 2016 – February 5th-9th 2016
  • Prize offered: 4 packages - each for 2 persons – transferable to other person. Consisting of entry to complete 4 day Portugal “O” Meeting 2016 – 4 official races + 1 Urban Night (Middle, Urban Nigth, Middle, Long-WRE, Long). Value about 390 EUR.
  • POM is the world’s biggest winter time orienteering event, and is considered by many as the official opening of the competition season for its high quality organization and for receiving the top runners of the world. We expect to have 2000+ runners - last year POM had 2300 runners! Besides new maps, challenging terrains and courses you’ll be able to experience the rich gastronomy, as the famous cheese, olive oil and honey (considered among the best in the world). Have a chance to enjoy the friendship of locals and explore the beautiful and untouched nature. The WRE day will be the long distance on 8th Feb.More at
Event sponsor: Slovak Karst Cup 2016. 21st-24th July 2016
  • Prize offered: 3 packages for 2 people – each consisting of: entry for 4 competitions (2xmiddle, 2x shortened long), accommodation for 4 nights in camping, 3 training maps, Event T-shirts and headtube. Value about  360  Euro, transferable to other person(s).
  • Slovak Karst Cup is the favorite multiday o-event in Slovakia. It is usually organized in karst terrains of Silickálanina (plateau) or Plesivecka planina (plateau), which are located in National park Slovenský. You can find many depressions, mixed forest, semiopen or open areas there. And also lots of natural and historical attractions in surroundings after competition. For Karst Cup 2016 we have chosen one of the most attractive terrains, which where used partly for JWOC 2012 (open or semiopen areas of Silickálanina) and fully for WUOC 2006 (forest area of Plešiveckálanina). The competition can be a very good opportunity for training for WUOC 2016 participiants. More at
Event sponsor: SIVEN MOC 2016 – March 4th - March 10th 2016
  • Prize offered: Full package for 1 person consisting in package for SIVEN MOC camp + entry fee for SIVEN MOC Championship in Bulgaria - March 2016. The package includes 7 trainings as shown on the program, 3 competitions of MOC Championship, 8 nights accommodation. Value about 349 Euro. Transferable to other person. 
  • XIV edition of MOC, with main sponsor SIVEN, for the first time in Bulgaria. Event centre in Bansko. Find your Bulgaria! MOC stands for Mediteranian Orienteering Championship - MOC is an annual event organized at the beginning of spring season, in southern countries with softer climate. More info at and
Event sponsor: Orievents / NAOM 2016. 13th - 14th February 2016
  • Prize offered: Competition + training package for 2 persons, consisting of: Entry for NAOM 2016 (13February  2016 -  Middle distance + Night Sprint ; 14 February - Middle Distance WRE) +  training camp (6 trainings) + 3 days of accommodation in half board. Value about 320 Euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • Orievents / GD4C’s 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: Lipica Open 2016. 12th - 16th March
  • Prize offered: 2 packages – each for 2 people – consisting of: Entry to complete Lipica Open competition + hard floor accommodation in Postojna. Value about 320 euro. Transferable to other persons.
  • In 2016 Lipica open will again be organized as a 5 day event. Again some great terrains! 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 the record: All sponsor gifts/income related to "The Course of the Year 2015" goes directly to the readers.