Competition Rules

All events will be organized in accordance with the Competition Rules for IOF MTB Orienteering Events as published by the IOF and valid of 1 January 2013, the Special Rules for the 2013 World Cup in MTB Orienteering, the Special Rules for the 2013 World Masters MTB Orienteering Championships and the IOF Anti-Doping Rules valid at the time of The Event.

- Competitors must get to all control points with their bikes.
- Riding off the track, trail or path is allowed in areas marked as forest or freely
  rideable open area. Off road riding is strictly prohibited in all other areas,
  including settlements, cultivated land, orchards, vineyards and all other open
  areas not marked as rideable. Competitors riding off road in restricted areas are
  responsible for any damage claimed by the landowners and will be disqualified.
- Riding off the track, trail or path is allowed.
- In Portugal one drives on the RIGHT side of road.
- Therefore riders must ride on the RIGHT side on all roads and tracks.
- Overtaking slower riders should be done by the LEFT.