• The bauxite mines of Gánt

    Runner in the Gánt bauxi mine.

    Explore the unique attractions of the Vértes Mountains!If you would like to get to know more the attractions in the area of the competitions, we have several recommendations on offer. Among them are the bauxite mines near the village of Gánt, which were once Europe’s leading bauxite producers. By today, they have been closed down,…

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  • IOF High Level Event Seminar was held at Budapest

    IOF High Level Seminar

    The International Orienteering Federation’s conference, the High-Level Event Seminar (HLES), took place in Budapest this year between February 3rd and 4th. At the event, the organizers of the 2024 EOC also held a meeting with the CEO of IOF and the race’s IOF senior advisor.  The seminar, started 15 years ago, aims to make transferring…

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  • CEYOC, 61th Spring Spartacus Cup and 2nd official training camp

    CEYOC and 61th Spring Spartacus Cup 05-07/04/2024 Central European Youth Orienteering Cup (CEYOC) is an opportunity for young talented athletes to gain experience and compete in an international standard race setup. The CEYOC is going to take place between the 5th and 7th of April this spring in Vérteskozma neighbouring the EOC 2024 terrains. This…

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  • Middle qualification interview

    Join us for a short behind the scenes interview with Erik Kálmán, the course setter of middle distance qualification, unraveling some of the twists and turns of the courses! 🎤❓ What makes a good middle distance? A good middle distance usually challenges the runner to use everything they learnt. Fast and slow navigation in different…

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  • Preview about the middle qualification area: Gánt-Gránás

    The middle qualification will take place in Gánt-Gránás area. The diversity of wildlife, rare species of plants and animals, and the unique geological and scenic beauty of the landscape are all specialties of this terrain. With the highest hills ranging from 260-300m, it features a steep, hilly terrain with forest patches, open lands, and small…

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  • The official accommodation

    Take a look at the official accommodation of EOC2024, Villapark Várgesztes!You can choose from two types of villas where you can enjoy the private atmosphere of a family house: Comfort apartment houses and Aqua plus apartment houses, that are both suitable for accommodating 8 people.The Aqua plus villas in which you will have the chance…

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  • Introducing Tabáni Spartacus SKE

    Introducing Tabáni Spartacus SKE, the organiser of the 2024 EOC. Our association is among the largest orienteering clubs in Hungary, counting about 200 members, and has been the country’s most successful club for x consecutive years. The predecessor of the club was founded in 1952. Since that time, a lot of people run in the…

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  • The Castle of Csókakő

    Did you know? 🤓 Perched on the edge of the Vértes Mountains, on the 479 metres high Csóka-hill, the Castle of Csókakő used to stand as a strategic point. First mentioned in writings in 1299, the castle likely predates that by around 50 years. Despite its defensible position on steep cliffs, it stood empty for…

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  • Which route to take?

    Which route is the best? See 3 possible options for the following leg, from the 2016 Hungarian Long Distance Championships. You can cast your vote for the best route on our Instagram or Facebook page.

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  • Launch of Facebook and Instagram pages

    The EOC2024 organisers wish to welcome you in the Vértes Hills next August. Check our weekly posts about the races, venues, and the organising team here, or on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

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