World Class Orienteering
– follow the elite
The Danish Orienteering-Federation is pleased to welcome you to be part of the first URBAN Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020. Follow the elite and be part of a big party.
WOC2020 is arranged in the very heart of Denmark. Three fantastic and versatile cities, Kolding, Fredericia and Vejle hosts the competitions. They all have old historic city centers with a cobweb of backyards, alley ways and smaller streets and they represent the beginning of the danish history with a lot culture. Visit our two UNESCO sites or have fun at LEGOLAND, dine at one of our Michelin-starred restaurants, or simply enjoy yourself at the beach.
WOC Tour, with 6 races, is arranged in co-operation with WOC2020. Three sprint races will take place in the same areas where the WOC2020 athletes are challenged. These will be supplemented by three thrilling forest races in the best and most demanding terrains in the region.
CEO of Sport Event Denmark
Dear athletes and teams, orienteering fans, national and international guests and the WOC2020.
The Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2020 are an excellent way to promote the new sport of urban sprint orienteering and its athletes. It’s also an excellent opportunity to create a festival setting with the very special ‘world-class Danish coziness’.
As an active member of the global sports community, Sport Event Denmark hosts a wide variety of major international sporting events and congresses each year, together with the national federations and host cities, and we’re ready to contribute once again to a festive celebration of sports.
We hope you’ll have an excellent stay in Denmark and take home good memories and results from the championships.
Chairman of the Danish Orienteering-Federation
The Danish Orienteering-Federation looks forward to welcoming all orienteers and their families to the 2020 World Orienteering Championships in the Triangle Region.
This area of Denmark, surrounded by a varied and hilly landscape, is well known for its cultural cities with roots tracing back to the Viking age.
Our ambition is to present WOC2020 in a way that points forward, draws attention and shows the sport in an innovative way. WOC2020 will present intense sprint competitions and spectator races in a beautiful and cultural setting.
The competitions will be a new dissemination of the experience aimed at the experienced athletes, the new ones to the sport and the interested spectator.
Welcome to WOC2020.
Jens Ejner Christensen
Chairman of the Triangle Region of Denmark and mayor of Vejle Municipality
Dear orienteering community
The Triangle Region looks forward to welcoming the orienteering elite to our wonderful part of the world and the three host cities Vejle, Fredericia and Kolding.
We aim to deliver fantastic orienteering races, but we also hope you’ll have a great time while you’re here. You can visit our two UNESCO sites or have fun at LEGOLAND, dine at one of our Michelin-starred restaurants, or simply enjoy yourself at the beach.
We’re already working hard to make WOC2020 the best possible showcase for the sport of orienteering.
On behalf of the Triangle Region, I’d like to welcome you to the World Orienteering Championships and hope to see you and your family and friends here in 2020.