9th INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR SHOTGUN CUP, FINLAND
The 2017 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. (Same as last year).
From the 10th to the 16th of July 2017
All events will include a final.
New! Mixed Team for Trap and Skeet
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.
Short opening ceremony
Trap + Skeet
Trap + Skeet
RANGES and TARGETS
4 skeet ranges
3 trap ranges
4 double trap ranges
The ranges are equipped with NASTA and MATTARELLI traps
NASTA targets will be used. The colour of the target is orange. Flash targets will
be used for all finals.
Individual fee per shooter and event
Team fee for each team entered
Additional training per round, skeet and trap
Additional training per round, double trap
Transport per person (airport – hotel – airport)
Gun permit per federation*
*Note: The temporary gun permit is only for those federations and shooters 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.
Preliminary entry (optional) date to the competition is 8th of May 2017!
Final entry date to the competition is 5th of June 2017!
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 between the Helsinki international airport (HEL) and the official hotel will be provided by the organizing committee upon request. Transportation fee is 80 EUR per person payable at the competition office upon arrival.
Daily transportation between the official hotel and the shooting range is free of charge.
The Organizing Committee has reserved a good level hotel in Lahti (approx. 30 min. from the range).
Accommodation is booked directly with the hotel and paid according to their instructions. To get the extra price, use the booking code IJSC.
The contact information to the hotel is:
Scandic Hotel Lahti: www.scandichotels.com/lahti
Vesijärvenkatu 1, 15100 Lahti
phone: +358 3 3393911
standard single room 84 EUR / night
standard double room 96 EUR / night
The hotel is situated in the centre of Lahti. Breakfast is included. All rooms are equipped with shower and TV. Internet access is also available.
Booking must be made by 25th of May 2017 latest!
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 30 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.
The Finnish custom authorities will allow the import of all necessary ammunition. Most popular brands are available at the shooting range.
Orimattila, Lahti and Finland:
for information on Orimattila see www.orimattila.fi
for information on Lahti see http://www.lahti.fi/en
for information on Finland see www.finland.fi
For current weather information see the weather services at www.fmi.fi
Curt Sjöblom, General Secretary, e-mail: contender[at]kolumbus.fi
Pertti Könönen, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, e-mail: pertti.kononen[at]pp.inet.fi
Päivi Könönen, Press officer and local club contact, e-mail: osu.sihteeri[at]gmail.com
Finnish Shooting Sport Federation (SAL)
Please note: All competition correspondence is to be directed to the General Secretary contender[at]kolumbus.fi.
WELCOME TO THE 2017
INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR SHOTGUN CUP
AND TO FINLAND!