ENGLISH Participant program Finnmarksløpet 2018

Important information about tickets to the banquets:

Banquet tickets for musher and handler will be placed in the info folder that is distributed at the registration office upon registration. Running with more handlers, they must buy tickets in the usual way. Tickets are purchased at our «Headquarter».

Closing banquet FL-1200: FL-1200 musher and handler have free entrance.
Musher and handler in the FL-500 have free entrance to the FL-500 closing bank. If you want tickets for the closing bank FL-1200 on Saturday, tickets will be bought in the usual way.

For FL-junior participants we will have a closing banquet after awards ceremony Monday 12 March.


Monday 5 March

The Finnmarksløp’s Headquarter is located in Kunnskapsparken in the center of the city and in the tent next to Kunnskapsparken from March 5th until March 18th. Racecourse, press center, secretariat and sale of Finnmarksløpet’s profile articles. You can also buy our profile items at Sport1 in Amfi Shopping Center.

The registration office is open from Tuesday 6 March for submission of mandatory lists and verification of mandatory reserve feed and check of vaccination certificates. There will be vaccine control and control of rabies and echinococcal treatment – especially for foreign riders.

Norwegian participants: The registration office will check that the chip numbers on the dog forms match the chip numbers on the certificates, as well as the verification of vaccination certificates. The registration office closes on Thursday, 8 March at. 1400, meet up in good time.

Opening hours for the registration office:

Tuesday 6 March at 11:00 – 21:00

Wednesday 7 March at 11:00 – 21:00

Thursday 8 March at 09:00 – 14:00
(changes may come)


Tuesday 6 March

Registration office open at. 11:00 – 21:00


Wednesday, March 7th

Mandatory Veterinary Check and Chip Control, PRC pre race check. Participants for information about exact venue and time by email.

Registration office open at. 11:00 – 21:00


Torsdag 8. mars

Innlevering av depotsekker

09:00-15:00 Skillemoen (look at map)

Participants must lift their bags on the pallet and sign the list of bags. Bags on the ground will be left behind. There will be officers present upon submission. The trailers run from Alta Thursday at 15:00

Registration office open at. 09:00 – 14:00

Mandatory rider meeting for first-time riders

13:00 – 14.30 Place Uit 1042

All first-time drivers and at least one trades per team must participate.

14.30 – 15.30 Veterinary seminar. Place Uit 1042

All first-time mushers and at least one handler per team must participate.
Open cafe all day from kl. 08.00 at Kantina Altafjord at University. (Where the driving meetings should be) You can buy hot buffe, salad bar, baguette and more.

Mandatory rider meeting FL-1200 – NM open class long distance 2018

16.00 – 18.00 Place Uit 1042

All participants and one handler per team must participate.

Open cafe all day from kl. 08.00 at Kantina Altafjord at University. (Where the driving meetings should be) You can buy hot buffe, salad bar, baguette and more.

Mandatory rider meeting FL-500

16.00 – 18.00 Place Kultursalen UiT

All participants and at least one trades per team must participate.

Open cafe all day from kl. 08.00 at Kantina Altafjord at University. (Where the driving meetings should be) You can buy hot buffe, salad bar, baguette and more.


Opening ceremony for the Borealis Winter Festival

18.45 – 19.00 Meeting before the opening of the opening show. Scandic Alta at the entrance to DNB, meet precisely. Attendance obligation for all participants.
19.00 – 19.30 The park, Alta Center, defilation at the opening of the Borealis Winter Festival.

Start banquet 2018

20:00 – 22:00 Scandic Hotel Alta. SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge’s starting banquet.

Distribution of start number, entertainment, dinner and enjoyment.

Purchase of tickets: Finnmarksløpets service tent outside Kunnskapsparken
Ticket sales start Wednesday 7 March at. 12:00, no advance reservation.
Entrance fee: 600, –

Everyone must show a valid ticket at the entrance to all banquets. People without ticket do not drop in. See information about tickets to the participant and shop at the top of this page.


Friday, March 9th

Mandatory Veterinary Check and Chip Control, PRC pre race check. Place is sent to participants by e-mail.

Compulsory driving meeting for FL junior – NM junior class long distance 2018

14:00 – 16:00 Place Uit 1042

All participants and at least one trades must participate.

12.00 – 14.00 Show race for FL-500

The FL-500 riders have a guest in the sled and drive a 7-mile loop around the Altas city center. As participants reach the finish, they and the guests gather at Finnmarksløpets telt (FL-Shop) for easy dining.
The official opening of Finnmarksløpet 2018

18:45 – 19:00 At start and finish area – Alta center

Start of FL-1200 participants in Finnmarksløpet 2018 – NM open class long distance 2018

19:00 – 20:30 At start and finish area – Alta center. Participants start with a two-minute interval. There will be control of compulsory equipment before starting.

Detailed information about entry and attendance will be sent to participants by email


 

Saturday, March 10th

The starting area opens for entry of the dog cars

10:00 – 11:00 At UiT campus Alta – Alta center

There will be control of compulsory equipment before starting.

Start for participants in FL Junior, NM Junior Long Distance 2018, and FL-500 Finnmarksløpet 2018

13:00 – 14:30 At start and finish area – Alta center

Participants start at one minute intervals. There is a three-minute break between classes. FL Junior starts first.


Sunday, March 11th

Expected finishing point in FL junior – NM junior class long distance 2018

15:00 – 20:00 At start and finish area – Alta center

 


Monday, March 12th

Victory Ceremony FL-Junior – NM Junior Class Long Distance 2018

11:00 – 11:30 At the start and finish area in Alta center

Evaluation meeting FL-junior

12:00 – 14:00 Place Uit 1042

Finish for FL junior with pizza and info from Norway’s dog breeders federation.

13.00 – 17.00 Banquet with pizza & white tablecloths. Scandic Alta, restaurant Kåfjord


Tuesday, March 13th

Finishes for FL-500

Finishes continues all day at start and finish area – Alta center. We encourage all who can, to meet as many participants as possible at the finish line.


Wednesday 14 March

Goal gaits continue all day at start and finish area – Alta center. We encourage all who can, to meet as many participants as possible at the finish line.

Evaluation meeting FL-500

14:00 – 15:30 Place Uit 1042

What was good and what are the challenges, how does the FL-500 go?

Victory ceremony for Finnmarksløpet 500

16:00 – 17:00 At the start and finish area in Alta center

NB! All drivers who set for the start and all who have come to the goal must meet.

Scandic Hotel Altas Finishing banquet for FL-500 2018

19:00 – 24:00 at Scandic Hotel Alta. Banquet with a short official program, refreshment and simple dining.

Purchase of tickets: Finnmarksløpets service tent, outside Kunnskapsparken

Deadline for the purchase of tickets for the closing bank 500 km: Wednesday 14 March at 14:00.

Entrance fee: 450, –

NB! Everyone must show a valid ticket at the entrance to all banquets. People without ticket do not drop in. See information about tickets for the driver and one at the top of the letter.

 


Friday, March 16th

Goal for the first teams in Finnmarksløpet 1200 – NM open class long distance 2018

At the start and finish area in Alta center. The first time pass time varies. Follow on www.finnmarkslopet.no during the course to keep you updated.

Finishes for the FL-1200 will normally take place until Sunday 18 March. We encourage all who can, to meet as many participants as possible at the finish line.

 


Saturday, March 17th

Goal gaits continue all day at start and finish area – Alta center. We encourage all who can, to meet as many participants as possible at the finish line.

Victory ceremony for Finnmarksløpet 1200 – NM open class long distance 2018

12:00 – 13:00 At the start and finish area in Alta center

NB! All drivers who set for the start and all who have come to the goal must meet.

Evaluation meeting for FL-1200

14:00 – 16:00 Place Uit 1042

What was good and what are the challenges, how is the way forward for the FL-1200?

 

Finnmarksløpets FL-1200 / Finishing Banquet

19:00 – 22:00 At Scandic Hotel Alta

Closing banquet for all participants in this year’s Finnmarksløp, traders, volunteers, partners, press, guests, the audience and others.

Dinner, coffee, special prices, entertainment

Official end of the year’s Finnmarksløp.

Proper outfit!

Purchase of tickets: Finnmarksløpets service tent, outside Kunnskapsparken

Deadline for the purchase of tickets to the closing bank: Saturday 17 March at 14:00
Entrance fee: 600, –

NB! Everyone must show a valid ticket at the entrance to all banquets. People without ticket do not drop in. See information about tickets for driving and shopping at the top of the letter.