Technical Regulations - Orienteering
This competition will be conducted during the Summer Deaflympics 2021 from 01 May 2022 to 15 May 2022 and will consist of the following 10 events (4 for men, 4 for women and 2 for mixed):
|Super Sprint Relay||✓|
2.1 Invitation to Participate
ICSD and the Organising Committee will invite all National Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) members in good standing to participate in the competition.
2.2.1 Hearing Loss
Participation in the competition is restricted to athletes who are deaf and/or hard of hearing. Refer to the ICSD Audiogram Regulations for additional details on measurement of hearing loss.
Athletes must meet the minimum age requirement for each event listed below:
|Event||Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|Super Sprint Relay||-||-||No restriction|
|Sprint Distance||-||-||No restriction|
|Sprint Relay||-||-||No restriction|
|Middle Distance||-||-||No restriction|
|Long Distance||-||-||No restriction|
Only athletes who comply with the Deaflympics Regulations are allowed to participate in the competition.
2.3 Number of Teams
Each National Federation may enter one (1) men's team, one (1) women's team and/or one (1) mixed's team. Participation in the competition is limited to a maximum of 1 men's teams, 1 women's teams and 1 mixed's teams.
2.4 Qualified Teams
2.5 Number of Athletes per Discipline
A maximum number of athlete(s) per NDSF is allocated to each discipline listed below:
2.6 Number of Athletes per Event
A maximum number of athlete(s) per NDSF is allocated to each event listed below:
|Super Sprint Relay||-||-||2|
2.7 Number of Reserves or Substitutes per Event
A maximum number of reserve/substitute athlete(s) per NDSF is allocated to each event listed below:
|Super Sprint Relay||-||-||0|
2.8 Competition Entry Standards
2.9 Competition Entry Rules
Only an authorised representative of each NDSF is allowed to submit competition entries.
2.10 Non-Starting Athletes
A fine of USD$100.00 will be levied on each non-starting athlete unless he/she submits a doctor's declaration in writing English that he/she should not be allowed to start.
Please refer to the 7. Individual Sports in the General Technical Rules - Summer Deaflympics, for further details on registration.
4. COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS
4.1 Technical Organisation
ICSD is be responsible for the technical organisation of the competition in conjunction with the (IOF).
4.2.1 Technical Committee
The Technical Committee is comprised of the ICSD Technical Director and other members nominated by the Organising Committee and approved by ICSD:
Olga Dula - ICSD Technical Director (Chair)
Sergio Luiz de Oliveira - IOF Event Advisor
Jader Messias Cheres - Sport Liaison Officer
4.2.2 Protest Committee
The Protest Committee is comprised of the ICSD Technical Director and other members nominated by the Organising Committee and approved by ICSD:
Olga Dula - ICSD Technical Director (Chair)
4.3 Competition Rules
The competitions will be conducted in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the IOF (version: 01.02.2020). In case of disagreement in the interpretation of the Rules and Regulations, the English text shall prevail. Unforeseen incidents not covered by the Rules and Regulations shall be dealt with as follow:
4.3.1 Cases of a general nature will be resolved in accordance with the Deaflympics Regulations, General Technical Rules - Summer Deaflympics and this Technical Regulations.
4.3.2 Cases of a technical nature related to competition rules will be resolved in accordance with the IOF Rules and Regulations.
4.4 Competition Equipment
All equipment used during competition must comply with the IOF Rules and Regulations.
4.5 Competition Clothing
4.5.1 Participants must wear competitive uniforms representing their nationality, duly registered and published in accordance with the IOF Rules and Regulations.
4.5.2 Participants must observe the Deaflympics Regulations regarding advertisements on their uniforms and clothing worn in the competition area.
The draw for all events will be conducted under control of the Technical Committee and in accordance with the IOF Rules and Regulations.
4.7 Competition Plan
The competition plan will be conducted in accordance with the IOF Rules and Regulations.
Allocation of the officials to conduct the events will be made by the Technical Committee. Wherever possible, officials will possess the IOF international license valid for 2022. However, officials with the highest level of national accreditation may be assigned.
The Organising Committee, the Technical Director and an ICSD-designated Respresentative shall appoint a IOF representative and an appropriate number of officials to conduct each event.
4.9 Unforeseen Incidents
In the event of unforeseen incidents not covered by the rules and regulations, the Technical Committee will make a determination. In the absence of the Technical Committee, the ICSD Technical Director will make a determination.
5.1 Competition Venue
|Pavilões da Festa da Uva||Sprint Distance|
|Recreio Cruzeiro||Long Distance, Relay|
|Recreio da Juventude||Sprint Relay|
5.2 Training Venue
To be announced
6.1 Competition Schedule
|Date - Time||Men||Women||Mixed||Venue|
|06 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Sprint Distance||✓||✓||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|07 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Sprint Relay||✓||Recreio da Juventude|
|08 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Super Sprint Relay||✓||To be announced|
|10 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Middle Distance||✓||✓||To be announced|
|12 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Long Distance||✓||✓||Recreio Cruzeiro|
|14 May 2022 - 10:00||Final - Relay||✓||✓||Recreio Cruzeiro|
6.2 Training Schedule
|Date - Time||Men||Women||Mixed||Venue|
|03 May 2022 - 10:00||Training||✓||✓||To be announced|
|04 May 2022 - 10:00||Training||✓||✓||To be announced|
|05 May 2022 - 10:00||Training||✓||✓||To be announced|
6.3 Technical Meeting
6.3.1 Date and Location
|Date - Time||Venue|
|05 May 2022 - 12:00||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|06 May 2022 - 15:00||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|07 May 2022 - 15:00||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|09 May 2022 - 15:00||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|11 May 2022 - 15:00||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
|13 May 2022 - 17:30||Technical Meeting||Pavilões da Festa da Uva|
Each participating NDSF may be represented by a maximum of two officials, of whom at least one must be deaf. The NDSF may also bring an interpreter if necessary.
7. CONTROL AND SANCTIONS
7.1 Hearing Devices
The use of any hearing aid(s)/amplification or cochlear implant is not allowed in the restricted zone area.
7.1.1 Restricted Zone Area
The restricted zone area is in effect at the moment the athlete enters the competition area during the warm-up and competition periods.
7.1.2 Violation and Penalty
When this rule is violated, refer to ICSD Audiogram Regulations 8: Violations and Penalties.
8.1 Procedures for lodging a protest
All sport related protests will be resolved in accordance with the IOF Rules and Regulations and will be adjudicated by the Protest Committee.
8.1.1 Any protest must be written in English on the Official Protest Form. The form and a deposit USD$100.00 must be given to the ICSD Technical Director within 30 minutes after the official public posting of results.
8.1.2 The ICSD Technical Director will decide whether the protest is sport-related or eligibility-related. The Protest Committee will review all sport-related protests, and the ICSD Representative will review all eligibility-related protests.
8.1.3 The deposit of USD$100.00 will be returned to the applicant only if the protest is considered valid.
8.2 Procedure for reviewing a protest
The Protest Committee will meet in the competition venue or a designated office at a time decided upon by the ICSD Technical Director.
8.2.1 The ICSD Technical Director will chair of the Protest Committee.
8.2.2 The Sport Liaison Officer (SLO) will be responsible for booking a meeting room and interpreters.
8.2.3 The SLO will contact and inform all members of the Protest Committee of the meeting time and location.
8.2.4 The ICSD Technical Director will be responsible for liaising with the State Sports Association's Competition Manager.
8.2.5 After adjudication, the ICSD Technical Director will forward the original Official Protest Form (along with the protest fee if the protest was denied) to the ICSD Secretariat. The SLO will forward a copy of the form to the Deaflympics Headquarters.
9.1 Competition Equipment (reference: 4.4)
The punching system during the competitions is SPORTIdent. The Organising Committee will provide SPORTIdent cards.
9.2 Number of Athletes per Sprint Relay (reference: 2.6)
In the Sprint Relay, each NDSF may enter one team consisting of four (4) team members of whom at least two (2) must be women. Incomplete teams and teams with runners from more than one NDSF are not allowed. Under no circumstances may persons other than registered competitors participate in the competition.
9.3. Number of Athletes per Super Sprint Relay (reference: 2.6)
In the Super Sprint Relay, one relay team from each country, consisting of two people, one man and one woman. Athletes of the first stage start at the same time, then run alternately. Stages 1, 3 and 5 are run by women and 2, 4 and 6 by men.
9.4. Name registration for the whole squad.
The National Federation member must fill in up to 9 names in the Final Entry form.
9.4.1. Name registration for each event.
For each event, National Federation member do not require to enter the names on OMS. At each technical meeting the National Federation delegate needs to submit the names of the athletes to the Orienteering technical committee.
Notice: this regulations are subject to change. Last updated on Saturday, 23-Apr-22 17:58:35 GMT.