1st International Junior Shotgun Cup in Skeet, Trap and Double Trap

2009 INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR SHOTGUN CUP, FINLAND

VENUE: The 2009 International Junior Shotgun Cup, Finland competition in skeet, trap and double trap will be held at the Salola Shotgun Ranges in the town of Orimattila in the vicinity of Lahti.
TIME: 26th of May to 1st of June 2009
EVENTS:
CATEGORYTRAPSKEETDOUBLE TRAP
Junior Male125 trg125 trg150 trg
Junior female75 trg75 trg
All events will include a final.
No maximum participation limit. 3 shooters per event from each country will form the official national team for the team event Additional teams can be entered.
ENTRY DEAD LINES
Dead line for preliminary entries 31st of Mars 2009.
Dead line for final entries 30th of April 2009.
Each federation will receive a confirmation of entry by fax or e-mail. The entry situation is shown on the competition web site www.osu.fi and will be updated regularly.
ENTRY FEES:
Individual fee per shooter and event 70 EUR
including:
- two round of official training
- daily transport, official hotels – shooting range
Team fee for each team entered 70 EUR
Additional training per round, skeet and trap 6 EUR
Additional training per round, double trap 11 EUR
Transport per person (airport – hotels) 50 EUR
Gun permit per federation* 32 EUR
*Note: The temporary gun permit is only for those federations which travel without an EU Gun Passport.
Entry fees shall be paid upon arrival in the competition office. All payments in cash, no cheques or credit cards accepted.
RANGES:
3 skeet ranges
3 trap ranges
3 double trap ranges
The ranges are equipped with NASTA and MATTARELLI traps
TARGETS:
NASTA targets will be used. The colour of the target is orange. Flash targets will be used for all finals.
COMPETITION PROGRAM

Tue 26.5

Wed 27.5

Thu 28.5

Fri 29.5

Sat 30.5

Sun 31.5

Mon 1.6

ARRIVAL
Unofficial training
Double trap
official pre event training
Trap + skeet unofficial training
Technical meeting
Opening ceremony
Double trap competition
JM 150 + finals
Trap + skeet unofficial training
prize awarding
Skeet + Trap official pre event training
Skeet + Trap competition
JM 50
JW 75 + finals
prize awarding
Skeet + Trap competition
JM 75 + finals
prize awarding
DEPARTURE

PRELIMINARY ENTRY:
Please fill in the preliminary entry form (form A) and return it to the organizing committee by 30th of Mars 2009 latest.
ACCOMMODATION:
The Organizing Committee has reserved four good level hotels in Lahti (approx. 25 min. from the range).
The hotels are:single room per nightdouble room per night
Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone99 EUR109 EUR
Cumulus Lahti (over 5 nights)81 EUR86 EUR
Cumulus Lahti (under 5 nights)95 EUR120 EUR
Best Western Next Hotel Salpaus66 EUR74 EUR
Hotel Messila70 EUR80 EUR
Hotel Messila Log Cabin*185 EUR / 6 persons/night
* The log cabins have two bedrooms and a loft, a living room with a fireplace, a kitchen and a sauna. Breakfast is not included (7 EUR extra/person)
All hotels are situated in the centre of Lahti.
Breakfast is included in all accommodations except Messila log cabins. All rooms are equipped with shower and TV.
Accommodation is booked directly with the respective hotel and paid according to their instructions. To get the extra price, mention, when booking that you are coming to the IJSC competition. If you need assistance with the hotels please contact us.
The contact information to the hotels is:
Cumulus Lahti: www.cumulus.fi, phone: +358 3813711, fax: +358 3 7818922
Best Western Next Hotel Salpaus: www.nexthotels.fi, phone: +358 3 3393911, fax: +358 333939399
Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone: www.sokoshotels.fi, phone +358 201234655, fax +358 37523164
Hotel Messila: www.messila.fi, phone: +358 386011, fax: +358 3860123
There are also other good hotels in Lahti if you prefer other accommodation.
POINT OF ENTRY:
Arrival and departure airport is the HELSINKI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Lahti can also be reached by ferry to Helsinki connecting either to the train or bus for Lahti.
TRANSPORTATION:
Transportation between the Helsinki international airport and the official hotels will be provided by the organizing committee. Transportation fee is 50 EUR per person payable at the competition office upon arrival.
Daily transportation between the official hotels and the shooting range is free of charge.
CUSTOM REGULATIONS AND WEAPONS CLEARANCE:
The organizing committee will apply for temporary group gun licenses for each federation not travelling with EU Gun Passports. The gun declaration forms to fill will be sent to you upon request. The gun licence fee for each federation is 34 EUR. The organizing committee will advance this fee for each federation. The fee is payable at the competition office upon arrival.
European Union citizens are advised to apply for an EU Gun Passport. Groups where all shooters are travelling with gun passports are not subjected to the licence fee.
AMMUNITION:
The Finnish custom authorities will allow the import of all necessary ammunition. Most popular brands are available at the shooting range.
NATIONAL ANTHEM AND FLAGS:
We kindly ask each federation to bring their national anthem (CD) and two national flags suitable for an 8 meter flag pole.
INTERNET:
The organising committee’s internet pages will include the latest information on the competition, bulletins, forms etc. During the competition results and other information is available on a near-to on-line basis.
The internet address is WWW.OSU.FI
E-MAIL: During the competition e-mail and internet services will be provided for shooters and team officials free of charge.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Orimattila and Lahti:
For information on Orimattila see www.orimattila.fi,
for Lahti see www.lahti.fi
Weather: The Weather in Finland in late May is mostly sunny, with occasional showers. Day temperature is between 15 and 20 Celsius. For current weather information see the weather services at www.fmi.fi