Jul 01
Apr 22

Another session of the organising committee

On March 3rd, the organizing committee has met for another board meeting. Some more corner stones of the SOW 20'19 have been defined. There will definitely be a SOW camping area. Concerning the competitions, it was decided that 3 start places will be used. The required transport services for the... read more →
Feb 28

New Trailer for SOW 2019 is published

In autumn 2017 Puresive Films went to the orienteering areas reserved for SOW 2019 to take moving pictures. These days, the processed result can be viewed for the first time with the video Orienteering in Paradise. Impressive pictures motivate for orienteering from 3rd to 10th August 2019. You can find... read more →
Jan 18

Preparations for SOW 2019 ongoing

Another visit to Gstaad during the preparation of SOW 2019. Matthias Niggli, head of course setting, was in Gstaad to negotiate with the *****-hotels about a possible inclusion of their surroundings in the sprint race on Sunday August 4, 2019. And the good news: all four five-star hotels in Gstaad... read more →
Nov 10

Questions? Chat with us

You now have the opportunity to contact us directly and to ask us questions. Just use the Facebook Live Chat at the bottom right. The only requirement is a Facebook account.
Nov 10

New Website online

After several months of implementation, we are happy to present the new website to you. We also added the latest data and facts to the website.
Nov 03

Work for SOW 2019 maps started

The work for the SOW maps now has started. Urs Steiner and Beat Imhof will map the competition areas until summer 2018. Then the training areas will follow.
Nov 03

Future of the SOW

Last week the SOW governing body discussed about the future of the SOW. After Gstaad 2019 the SOW in the Swiss Alps will going on! Now the corresponding clarifications are in progress.
Oct 01

First infos about the SOW 2019 in Gstaad

During the week from 3rd to 10th August 2019, about 3‘500 orienteers from over 30 countries will compete in 50 different age groups and classes at the Swiss Orienteering Week. A sprint in Gstaad followed by five competitions in the mountains around Gstaad and the Pays-d’Enhaut will enchant your active... read more →