02.08.2018 - After nearly two years of preparation, the information with all the details for the SOW 2019 from 3 – 10 August 2019 in Gstaad is published on the website as of 1 August 2018. In addition to the competition-specific information, specific links are tied to a wide range of possible activities in the holiday destination Gstaad. Guests planning to extend their stay the week before SOW 2019 may combine sport and fun in the Saanenland or the Pays-d’Enhaut. Starting 27 July to 2 August 2019 many family-oriented suggestions and offers may be linked with orienteering-specific training sessions and various new training maps.

Early bird discount until 31 January 2019

Early birds will benefit from a reduced fee when signing up on the Swiss registration platform GO2OL ( until 31 January 2019. The final deadline for the 47 competitive classes and the Holiday and Challenge open classes is 15 June 2019. Late registration for these 2 open classes is possible until the day of the competition but only one stage at a time.
The entry fee includes the comprehensive SOW-transport pass of the area. It includes the entire train or bus public transport system between Zweisimmen – Gstaad – Château d’Oex as well as Gstaad – Gsteig/Lauenen but also the special SOW transport to stages 2 and 3 onto the Col du Pillon, the mountain rides to stages 4 and 6 and the visit to the glacier world on Glacier 3000. Owners of the Swiss GA travel card will receive a CHF 10. – Rail voucher as compensation. Companion tickets for the useful travel pass with the same benefits are also available for a reasonable price together with the registration but also later at the check-in.

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