Infos for the BF5Days:

We have already published detailed information on the individual event days so you can better plan your BF5Days adventure. You can find information regarding the parking situation, timetable, event center, distance to start as well as map samples. Click on the button below to download the event brochure. We have also published the course lengths for all days, click on the button below:

General Information for all Days:

Date: 30. July – 3. August 2022

Location: Viechtach & Bodenmais, Bavarian Forest (Bayerischer Wald)

Event Type: 5 day event - 1 city sprint, 4 forest days

Maps: 1 - 3000 (city sprint), Equidistance 2.5m; 1 – 7500, Equidistance 5m and 1 – 5000, Equidistance 5m

Timing system: Sportident

Scoring: Points based scoring system (daily winner = 100 points). For the combined total score, the best 4 of 5 will be added together.

Prizes: Prizes for top 3 in all categories. Separate price giving for the city championships Viechtach with prices for the first 3 of each category.

Classes: M10, M12, M14, M16, M18, M20, M21E, M21K (kurz), M35, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65, M70, M75, M80, W10, W12, W14, W16, W18, W20, W21E, W21K (kurz), W35, W40, W45, W50, W55, W60, W65, W70, Open Short, Open Middle, Open long, M/W10 shadowed

Class reduction: In case there are less than 6 competitors in a class, this class might be combined with the next higher one.

First start:
Day 1: 12.00
Day 2: 14.00 (city sprint)
Day 3: 11.00
Day 4: 11.00
Day 5: 11.00

Indemnity:  For all runs on Staatsforsten Property (the landowner of many of the forests) an indemnity has to be agreed to by every competitor. Please see further down this page for more details.

Entry fees:
Payment received until

10.07.2022 (entry deadline)
M/F 10 (incl. shadowed), M/F 12, M/F 14: 100€ / 5 days, 20€ / per stage
All others (including Open): 140€ / 5 days, 30€ / per stage

Entries: Until 10 July at Orienteering Online
Entries are only valid once payment has been received, before the deadline for the appropriated fee as stated above.

Payment details:
Account holder: Endspurt Events GmbH
IBAN: DE45 7002 2200 0020 3581 81
Bank: Fidor Bank
Purpose: BF5days, Names(s) of competitor(s)

Bank fees for international transfers are to be born by the sender.

Late entries on the day cost the current entry fees plus 5 € late entry charge. To avoid late payment fees, best enroll until July 10. Changes to the category (subject to available maps) and changes to the SI number are possible until the first start on Saturday. To avoid longer queues at the event, best do this via Orienteering Online until July 10 or send us a mail.

Maximum Entrants: The total number of entries is capped at a maximum of 800 participants. Once this number has been reached, no further entries will be accepted. Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis, by date of payment.

Organizer: Endspurt Events GmbH

Important Notice: All competitors start at their own risk. Orienteering can be an inherently dangerous activity. Organisers, local authorities or property owners cannot be held liable.

By taken part in this event all participants agree to the publication of enrollment details, results and photos taking during the event in the internet, other media and displays at the event.

Cancelation condition: We offer a 50% refund (minus banking fees, if applicable) for a cancelation in writing until the 1. May 2022. After that no refund will be given. This is for the instance that a competitor does not take part in the event for whatever reason after payment of the start fees.

If the organizer cancels the event the following conditions apply:
1.) Cancelation because of Corona guidelines: If the event has to be cancelled because of Corona guidelines by the authorities, all entry fees minus a 5 Euro administration fee will be refunded. Applicable banking fees will also be deducted.
2.) Cancelation on short notice because of weather related reasons: If the event or single days of the event have to be cancelled on short notice (7days or less before the start of the event) because of weather related reasons (for example because of storm it is too dangerous to enter the forest, the forest cannot be entered because of flooding or results thereof) no refunds will be given.
3.) Cancelation for other reasons: If the event will be cancelled for other than above mentioned reasons, all already paid start fees will be refunded, minus any banking charges.
If the event has to be cancelled for reason 1 or 3 above, all participants will be offered the option of rolling over their entry to the following year. If this option will be rejected by the participant, the entry fees will be refunded as described above.

Haftungsausschluss der Bayerischen Staatsforsten

Das Betreten des Waldes erfolgt grundsätzlich auf eigene Gefahr.
Die BaySF weisen auf die Gefahren im Wald hin, insbesondere abseits der Wege, z.B. abgestorbene oder kranke Bäume und Äste, Wurzeln, Felsen, Gewässer, Insekten, giftige Pflanzen.
Eine Verkehrssicherungspflicht der BaySF abseits von Wegen besteht nicht. Jeder Teilnehmer wurde hiermit darauf hingewiesen, dass er für sich selbst verantwortlich ist. Die BaySF übernehmen keinerlei Haftung.
Die BaySF können bei vorliegen wichtiger Gründe dem Teilnehmer einen Platzverweis erteilen.

Vor dem Start muss deshalb jeder Teilnehmer/inn diesen Haftungsausschluss zur Kenntnis nehmen und sein Einverständnis erklären. Er/Sie erklärt sich mit Anmeldung zu den BF5Days mit dem Haftungsausschluss der BaySF einverstanden. Dies gilt auch für Minderjährige Teilnehmer. Die Erziehungsberechtigten sind hiermit darüber unterrichtet. 


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