WMOC 2022 Opening Ceremony programme and time schedule for the week and buses

The World Masters Orienteering Championships 2022 will be officially open with the opening ceremony parade and spectacle on Saturday 9th July. The ceremony will begin at 18:00 with the national flags parade from Vieste Port HERE (make sure to be there on time to be part of the parade). The Parade will follow the route marked on the map below to reach the square of Marina Piccola HERE where the opening ceremony will start at 18:30.

Picture by Ray Hennessy

Time schedule for the week

Much will happen during the next eight days. So we repeat here the most important time and dates to note in your diary:Saturday 9th July09:00-18:00 Event Centre Opening time18:00 Opening Ceremony in ViesteSunday 10th July07:00 First WMOC Bus to Peschici09:00 First Start of the Sprint Qualification in PeschiciMonday 11th July09:00 First Start of the Sprint Final in Vieste18:30 Prize giving Ceremony for Sprint Final in ViesteTuesday 12th July09:00 First Bus to Foresta Umbra10:00 Model Event in Foresta UmbraWednesday 13th July07:30 First WMOC Bus to Forest Qualification in Foresta Umbra10:00 First Start of the Forest QualificationThursday14th July07:30 First WMOC Bus to Middle Final in Foresta Umbra10:00 First Start of the Middle Final18:30 Prize giving Ceremony for Middle Final in ViesteSaturday 16th July06:30 First WMOC Bus to Long Final in Foresta Umbra09:00 First Start of the Long Final (Not 10:00 as in Bulletin 2 p46)14:30 Prize giving Ceremony for the Long Final at the Foresta Umbra arena18:30 Closing ceremony in Peschici


Individual bus departures times are found at the Event Centre and below here. For the Sprint races competitors should take the bus 2h before their start. Forest races competitor should take the bus 2h30′  before their start.
For example with a start time of 11:30, the athlete must take the bus at 09:00All WMOC Buses will departure from Vieste Bus Terminal HEREYou must show the bus bracelet and the number bib to access the WMOC Buses. Passengers must wear a face mask on the bus.

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