Velikden Cup 2020


We kindly invite you to take part in our international 4-days-orienteering event «Velikden Cup» from September 4th to September 7th, 2020, in Targovishte, Bulgaria. The event takes place during the Orthodox Easter festivities and is a splendid opportunity to explore Bulgarian culture off the beaten tracks.

🔴There was a forced change of the date of Velikden Cup 2020. Read more here.


4th of September 2020 /Friday/ – 13:00 First start – Mass start, Map: Momino

5th of September 2020 /Saturday/ – 11:00 – First start – Long distance, Map: Zavetno – zapad

6th of September 2020 /Sunday/ – 13:00 – First start – Sprint distance, Map: Buhovtsi – letishteto

7th of September 2020 /Monday/ – 10:30 First start – Middle distance, Map: Parka

– Competition center: Targovishte, BULGARIA

More at section Program 

Maps and terrains

All competitions will take place on new maps. The forests in Targovishte region are mainly mixed forests with big parts of oak and beech – good runnability! For last years maps go to:


Women: 10, 12A, 12B, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, open short, open middle, open long.

Men: 10, 12A, 12B, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 and open short, open middle, open long.


Deadline for entries is August 25th, 2020. Please register starting from October 2019 online at On spot you may register for open classes only.

Entry Fees

The entry fee including all fours starts will be:

45 EUR for classes M/W 12, 14, 16

55 EUR for all classes from M/W18 to W55 and M75

65 EUR for elite classes M/W 21E

Please note: We offer substantially reduced entry fees for competitors from Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Turkey.


We offer packages including all start fees, transport to the events and accommodation (standard hotel, bed in double room, breakfast included) starting from 130 EUR. Moreover guesthouses and group accommodations are available. Please contact us for further details.


The event is organized by Orienteering Club «Variant 5» Targovishte, backed by the Swiss supporting club of «Variant 5». Event director: Dian Bonev.


For further information please contact our information desk:

You will find additional information on and our Facebook page

information desk:



Entries are now OPEN! Foreigners register at, Bulgarians at

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Targovishte terrains

Here you can have an impression about the diversity of the terrains around Targovishte...

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