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Thailand Orienteering Challenge 2022

Pre-race bulletin is now published

Please note two important changes:
1. The first two days are now switched, i.e. Dec 29 is Urban Sprint, Dec 30 is Forest Middle Distance.
2. The venue for the last day (Jan 1, Urban Middle Distance) is changed to Talat Noi.

On-site entry is accepted as long as there are maps available.

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Come and try orienteering

There's a free demo for each day - it's easy and just 1-2 km. Find us at the times and places below!


Dec 29 (Thu): Urban Sprint

Ratchathewi canal / Siam. Arena at North end of Chaloema 56 Bridge. (Note: switched dates with Forest Middle)
Time: 4-6 pm

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Dec 30 (Fri): Forest Middle

Chatuchak Park + Wachirabenchathat Park + Queen Sirikit Park. Arena at Chatuchak Park entrance from Mo Chit Skytrain station. (Note: switched dates with Urban Sprint)
Time: 10 am - 12 noon

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Dec 31 (Sat): Landrunning*

Bang Krachao (arena at junction with community pavilion)
*Landrunning: Distance running with simple orienteering. Learn more at
Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm

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Jan 1 (Sun): Urban Middle Distance

Talat Noi (Note: changed location!) Arena outside Holy Rosary Church
Time: 10 am - 12 noon

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Categories and distances

Categories Prizes? Age Distance Day 1 Distance Day 2 Distance Day 3 Distance Day 4
W21, M21
Any (main competition class, hardest)
3.2 km / 8 cp
6.0 km / 8 cp
5 km / 10 km
5.1 km / 11 cp
W20, M20
W35, M35
W20/M20: Born in or after 2002
W35/M35: Born in or before 1987
3.2 km / 8 cp
6.0 km / 8 cp
5 km
(10 km available for W20/M20)
5.1 km / 11 cp
W12/16, M12/16
W50, M50
W12/M12: Born in or after 2010
W16/M16: Born in or after 2006
W50/M50: Born in or before 1972
2.5 km / 8 cp
3.4 km / 6 cp
5 km / 10 km
3.8 km / 9 cp
Active fun class (NEW!)(unisex)
Any age, in teams of 2-4 people. For families, companies, schools, friends.
Get the most score from checkpoints, in your order of choice
Get the most score from checkpoints, in your order of choice
5 km / 10 km
(Running together)
Get the most score from checkpoints, in your order of choice
Come and try it (demo)
Any (come and try it)
1.0 km / 5 cp
2.0 km / 3 cp
5 km / 10 km
1.1 km / 5 cp
  1. W = Women, M = Men
  2. Classes may be combined if there are less than 3 runners.
  3. All classes except “Active fun class”: These are individual classes. You must visit checkpoints in sequence.
  4. Active fun class: Teams of 2-4 people. You try to get the most score from checkpoints, in the order of your choice. (Except day 3 Landrunning, where you must visit checkpoints in sequence.)
  5. Demo classes are intended for tryout. No prizes. There is a choice of short/long course.
  6. Number of prizes:  three prizes (if more than 5 runners); one prize (5 runners or less)
  7. Distances are for reference only. The actual distance may deviate from what is announced.


Official hotel

The official hotel is ibis Styles Bangkok Ratchada near Huai Khwang MRT station. (Note: changed hotel)
Prices start from €175 per room per person (double occupancy), three nights (Dec 29 - Jan 1). Book now to save on hotel rooms!

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Prices increase on November 1 and again on December 1. Save up to 44% by booking early!

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Sponsorship options

Want to make your name or your company more visible? Unable to come but want to support the event? Sponsor the event through one of the following ways:

We can design for you!

Place an advert

Advertise your company at the arena, on the map, or at the checkpoint. Send us own artwork, or we can design for you.

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Logo or name on the banner!

Place your logo/name

Make your/your company's name visible on the banner, on the map, at the checkpoint, or on the jersey.

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Be an ORIEN.ASIA sponsor

Learn more about sponsorship options and support development of orienteering sport in Asia.

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Buy merchandise

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Race jersey

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Lumonite headlamp

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Str8 compass

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