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September 23rd: POC – Permanent Orienteering Circuits seminar – CPO Arucas

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Orientación Canarias and Arucas city council invite you to a conference to present the Permanent Orienteering Circuits as a tourist, sports, educational and leisure resource, in addition to presenting the first Permanent Orienteering Circuit approved by FEDO in the Canary Islands, the Arucas CPO.

We will share a day with important  figures in orienteering

  • José María González (Arucas): Arucas sports councilor

  • Jesús García Pajuelo (Madrid): National technician of elite athletes, former technical director of FEDO, has edited books and numerous publications related to Orienteering Sport, its training and its teaching. He is one of the most influential people and protagonist of the evolution of Orienteering in our country.

  • Ricardo Díaz (Tenerife): Representative of the Spanish Orienteering Federation (FEDO) in the Canary Islands.

  • Ulises Ortiz (Gran Canaria): Technical Director of Orientation Canarias, cartographer, Sport Ident technitian, course planner and FEDO controller. He has extensive experience directing orienteering events.

  • José M Gálvez (Huelva): O-maps maker. He updated and upgraded the O-map of Arucas. He is the GCOM and other international competitions maps maker.

  • Frank A Rodríguez (Gran Canaria): Association of Active Tourism Companies Activa Canarias and direction of the technical office of the National Association of Active Tourism – ANETA

Price: Free (registration required with limited places)


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September 23rd  16:00 – 19:00 h.


  • 16:00 – 16:05: Presentation: José María González (Concejal de Deportes de Arucas) – José Luis Echevarría (director Orientación Canarias)
  • 16:05 – 16:10: The importance of the POC’s as a sports resource for the promotion of Orienteering Sport. Ricardo Díaz: FEDO representative (Spanish Orienteering Federation)
  • 16:10 – 16:20: The orienteering map (characteristics and interpretation). José M Gálvez (Cartographer)
  • 16:20 – 17:10: The revitalization of the Permanent Orientateering Courses. Ulises Ortiz (technical director of Orientacion Canarias)
  • 17:10 – 18:00 The Permanent Orienteering Coursesas a didactic and sports improvement resource. Jesus Garcia Pajuelo.
  • 18:00 – 18:15 The Permanent Orienteering Coursesas a tourist resource. Frank A Rodríguez (Activa Canarias, Canarian Association of Active Tourism companies).
  • 18:15 – 18:30 Presentation of the Gran Canaria O-Meeting 2022 – North Edition based in Arucas. José María González (Arucas Councilor for Sports).
  • 18:30 – 19:00 Practical activity and presentation of the Arucas Permanent Orienteering Circuit (CPO-CA 1 Arucas).


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