REGISTRATION

Registration into the Lost In Kainuu Adventure Race HERE.

Participation fee must be paid at the same time with registration. Payment can be done by credit card (Visa, Master card).

PARTICIPATION TO LOST IN KAINUU

Participation to Lost In Kainuu Adventure Race is possible if your team and racers fill these rules:

  • At least 18 years old
  • At least 15-17 years old in the categories Almost Lost and Casually Lost
    • Parent/custodian approval is needed
  • Basic and good physical and mental endurance
  • Basic orienteering and swimming skills
  • We don´t expect from our participants any special skills concerning adventure tasks (for ex. rope/upsailing/climbing tasks). Of course there is some advantage if you and your team have some experience about rope tasks, canoeing, orienteering, running, MTB-biking etc.

Maximum amount of the teams:

Extremely Lost: 50 teams

Lost: 80 teams

Almost Lost: 80 teams

Casually Lost: 50 teams

PARTICIPATION FEES 2020

ENTRY STEP EXTREMELY LOST LOST ALMOST LOST CASUALLY LOST
24.1.-31.3.2020 420,00 € 250,00 € 150,00 € 40 €/participant
1.4 – 31.5.2020 * 420,00 € 250,00 € 150,00 € 40 €/participant
1.6 – 31.7.2020 480,00 € 290,00 € 190,00 € 60 €/participant
1.8 – 7.9.2020 510,00 € 310,00 € 210,00 € 70 €/participant

* Due to the Corona virus we have decided to extend the lower price level until the end of May.

Participation fee includes:

  • all necessary competition materials for race (maps, instructions etc)
  • the Finnish army bicycles (if the team/participant needs)
  • all the special gears for the adventure tasks/quests
  • services which are mentioned in competition instructions (service points, service and camping area, finish area service)
  • soup meal in the finish
  • using of shower/toilets/sauna
  • award prizes
  • commemorative prize
  • Extremely Lost category´s possible bus and gear transportations (we inform these later on).

Swim mattress

Teams must reserve swim mattresses for all the team members (also the pumps)

National Championships

The Lost In Kainuu Adventure is an official Finnish Students Championships competition and an official Finnish Military Sport Union Championships. If you are allowed to take participation in one of these you can choose it in our registration service.
If you are not sure, please contact: jukka.liuha@kainuunliikunta.fi.

Additional services (Booked during registration)

1) Finnish army bicycle

The Finnish army bicycles (if the team/participant needs) are for free of cost, but these must be ordered during the registration.

2) Accommodation in a Finnish army half platoon tent

  • Extremely Lost and Lost teams may use the tent during the whole event 10.-13.9 (thursday-sunday)
    • Price for E-Lost is 45 € /team
    • Price for Lost is 30 € /team
  • Almost Lost and Casually Lost teams may use the tent during the event 11.-13.9 (friday-sunday)
    • Price for A-Lost is 30 € /team
    • Price for C-Lost is 30 € /team
  • Notice! There are limited amount of tents which can be ordered the registration service

3) Event meals

  • Thursday 10.9., buffet dinner, at 18-21, Competition Centre
    • E-Lost: 36 € / team
    • Lost: 24 € / team
    • E-Lost and Lost categories event info meeting at 20.00 (same room as the buffet dinner)
  • Friday 11.9., breakfast, at 06-10, Competition Centre
    • E-Lost: 30 € / team
    • Lost: 20 € / team
  • Friday 11.9., buffet dinner, at 18-21, Competition Centre
    • A-Lost: 24 € / team
    • C-Lost: 12 € / team
    • A-Lost and C-Lost categories event info meeting at 20.00 (same room as the buffet dinner)
  • Friday 11.9., soup meal, klo 18-03, Competition Centre
    • The soup meal is available for reservation to all categories:
      • E-Lost (during the race), 30 € / team
      • Lost (after day 1), 20 € / team
      • A-Lost (for those teams who are going to accommodate in the Competition Centre´s service and camping are over the night friday-saturday), 20 € / team
      • C-Lost (for those teams who are going to accommodate in the Competition Centre´s service and camping are over the night friday-saturday), 20 € / team
  • Saturday 12.9., breakfast, at 04-09, Competition Centre
    • Lost: 20 € / team
    • A-Lost: 20 € / team
    • C-Lost: 10 € / participant
    • E-Lost: NOT AVAILABLE
  • Saturday 12.9., The soup meal in the finish area (after the race), at 10-19, Competition Centre
    • THIS IS INCLUDED IN THE PARTICIPATION FEE!
      • YOU DON´T HAVE TO ORDER THIS SEPERATELY – JUST ENJOY YOU MEAL WHEN YOU AND YOUR TEAM HAS SURVIVED FROM THE RACE!

4) Rental Emit card

Rental Emit card: 5 € /team (reserved during the registration, if the team doesn’t have their own emit card)

5) Additional set of route maps (only to E-Lost and Lost categories)

Additional set of route maps: 5 € / team (reserved during the registration, if the team needs)

6) Mountain Bike Rental

Lost In Kainuu offers with the local MTB partner several high-class mountain bikes for rent to the participants of the event.

6.1.) MTB bikes are with the following equipments

  • Suspension: front suspension
  • Wheel/tire size: 27,5”-29” (MTB tire)
  • Vent: Presta vent or car vent (it is recommended to take adapter within)
  • Equipment: normal MTB bike gears (including for ex. at least one drinking bottle holder)

6.2.) The renter must take notice about the following details when renting a bike

  • renter must reserve all the necessary additional gears for the bike – for ex. biking helmet, driving lights/safety reflectors, map holder, wheel/tire pump and adapter for the pumping a wheel tire
    • Notice! Head lamp is approved as a driving light so you don´t have to necessary take a seperate lamp for the bike
  • organizer will deliver the bikes to the competition centre until thursday 10th Sep 2020 at 18.00
  • organizer will hand out the bikes when the payment is ok and the renter has assigned the rental contract
  • renter must check out the bike immediately when it is received and if the renter notices some mistakes or broken gears in the bike the reclamation must be done immediately. Organizer will provide another bike if the original bike is not possible to use
  • renter must notice also that if during the competition in this rented bike occurs some problems like malfunction of gear shifting or the break systems is not working well etc…organizer cannot refund these problems after the competition – these kind of situations are seen as a normal adventure race ”problems and things”
  • renter must wash and clean the bike after the competition (bike washing place is in the competition centre)
  • renter is also responsible if the bike has gone clearly broken somehow. These cases are check out when renter is returning the bike to the organiser´s officials in the competition centre.
  • organizer is responsible for delivering the bikes away from the competition centre after the competition.

6.3.) Bike rental fees

Extremely Lost and Lost categories: 100 € / bike (rental period 11.-12.9.2020)
Almost Lost and Casually Lost categories: 60 € / bike (rental period 12.9.2020)

6.4.) Bike sizes

S (15”), biker´s height under 165 cm
M (17”), biker´s height 165-178 cm
L (19”), biker´s height 178-185 cm
XL (21”), biker´s height over 185 cm

NOTICE!
Limited amount of different bike sizes available!

NOTICE! Bike rentals and bike rental fees are not part of the participation fee in the situation of cancellation the participation. In these situations we cannot refund the payment made for the bike rental. Of course you can sell the bike rental for someone else who is participating in to the event – in this case please contact organizer (jukka.liuha@kainuunliikunta.fi) as soon as possible so we can check out what we can do.

Terms of cancellations

  • Participation fee = participation fee + the following additional services which are paid when registrated; Finnish army half platoon tent, event meals, rental Emit card and additional set of route maps.
    • NOTICE! Bike rentals and bike rental fees are not part of the participation fee in the situation of cancellation the participation. In these situations we cannot refund the payment made for the bike rental. Of course you can sell the bike rental for someone else who is participating in to the event – in this case please contact organizer (jukka.liuha@kainuunliikunta.fi) as soon as possible so we can check out what we can do.
  • Teams can cancel their participation until 31.8. when 50% of the participation fee will be returned. If cancellation is made after this date we do not return participation fee except in case of injury or illness (doctor´s statement needed).
  • Paid participation fee cannot be moved (even in acute case of illness)  to inherit next year’s competition.
  • NOTICE!  If the registered team changes the category after the registration (for example from more expensive Extremely Lost to the cheaper Lost) we do not return the subtotal, but if the change is made from the cheaper Lost category to more expensive Extremely Lost we collect the subtotal sum.
  • In term of acute illness cancellations may be done until the day of the event.
    • In these cases we will return 50 % of the participation fee (doctor’s statement needed after the event has finished).
  • NOTICE! Award prices will not be delivered to participants unless in mandatory situations. In these cases we will charge 20 € office fee and postal admission upon delivering the package for the team.