IOF Review of International event programme
Posted: 14 November 2003, 9:41 AM
IOF are conducting a review of the international event programme (not just elite events; juniors, masters, multi-days as well). A questionnaire has been sent to all Federations and a lot of the questions are detialed below.
If anyone wants to contribute thoughts and opinions on any of these areas, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org within the next 2 weeks.
Does your Federation believe that the IOF should continue its campaign to have orienteering included in the Olympic Games?
In 2001 Orienteering was included in the World Games for the first time. Does your Federation agree that orienteering should continue to be in the World Games?
In 2002 the World Masters Orienteering Championships was held as part of the World Masters Games. Does your Federation agree that WMOC should continue to be in the WMG every four years?
Is your Federation satisfied with the current format and conduct of JWOC?
From 2004, WOC is to be an annual event. Is your Federation happy with the change to annual World Championships?
How does your Federation think WOC events be allocated? Please mark your preference:
a) Nations submit bids to the IOF Congress (i.e. the present system) [ ]
b) The IOF allocated WOCs through the world regions [ ]
c) A combination of a & b [ ]
Is your Federation satisfied with the current format and organisation of WMOC?
From 2004, the World Cup is to be held every year. Is your Federation happy with this change to annual World Cups?
The IOF is encouraging the development of Regional Championships. Does your Federation agree with this development?
From your Federationâ€™s perspective, how often should Regional Championships be held?
a) Annually [ ]
b) Every two years [ ]
c) As determined by the regions themselves [ ]
Is your Federation satisfied with the World Ranking System?
Is your Federation satisfied with the allocation of Word Ranking Events?
Does your Federation think the IOF should oversee the calendar of international events in order to avoid clashes between them?
Does your Federation feel that the current world event program makes it difficult to attract elite competitors to your national championships?