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"Latvia OPEN 2011"

17 – 18 September 2011, Babites, Latvia


To all archery associations and federations.

Dear President,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Latvian Archery Federation (LAF) we invite you to take part in "Latvia Field OPEN 2011", which will be held from 17-18 September 2011 in Babites – Latvia.


17 -18 September 2011


"Babites", Salas pagasts, Babites novads, Latvia (competition place you can find in Europe, Latvia, between Riga and Jurmala near the road (A-10) Riga – Venstpils, 29km from Riga GPS coordinates: N- 56.92874, S- 23.73703).


The competition will be conducted according to the FITA rules for both, Recurve and Compound bows for adults in exercise FITAx2.


till September 15, 2011 to e-mail info@archery.lv.

We are looking forward to welcome you to Latvia.

Yours sincerely
General Secretary of LAF
Eduards Lapsinš.


16th September
Arrival of Delegations and accreditation
17th September
09:00-09:45 Warm-up, technical commission, registration
09:45-10:00 Opening ceremony
10:00-13:00 Shooting from 90/70m and 70/60m distances (break between distances approx. 20 min.)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Shooting from 50m and 30m distances (break between distances approx. 20 min.)
18th September
10:00-10:45 Warm-up
11:00-14:00 Shooting from 90/70m un 70/60m distances (break between distances approx. 20 min.)
14:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-18:00 Shooting from 50m un 30m distances (break between distances approx. 20 min.)
18:30 Awards and Closing Ceremony

Maximum archers is not limited to enter the competition per category and per division.

The practice field will be available from the 16th of September 2011.


The above program is possible to change according to the number of the participants. Any changes will be published and all participants will be informed.

Entry fees:

Individuals: 5.00 LVL / Archer
Teams and Officials: FREE


Can be paid on arrival.

To Contact Us:

E-mail: info@archery.lv
Mobile phone: +371 29266088 (Eduards Lapsins (Latvian, Russian)),
+371 29873991 (Agate Zalite (English).



Application for obtaining entry visas (for the countries that need such a visa) is the responsibility of the participating teams. The process for obtaining a visa requires each individual to submit an application through a Latvian Embassy or Consulate. This is a process that MUST be done by the applicant – the organizing committee cannot do it for you!

Opening ceremony:

Opening ceremony will be held in the morning of Saturday, 17th September 2011. Please take your Country’s Flag (90cm x 120cm approx).


Riga airport is approximately 25 km (20 minutes drive) from the field. Riga city center is approximately 29 km (30 minutes drive) from the field. Nearest Hotel - 3km About 5 km from competition field is situated small inhabit place with shops and restaurant. Taxi costs approx. 1.00 LVL + 0.50 LVL/km (all official taxi’s is marked with yellow number signs and equipped with counters). There are low possibilities to get to the field with public transport.


Water will be available on the competition field free of charge. The water from the water taps is not drinkable but you can find a shop where you can buy it.

THE ELECTRICITY PLUG that you can use in Latvia is EU standard. DRIVING in Latvia is on the right side of the road.


In September in Latvia is very hard to forecast weather, it can be rainy autumn (~+10oC - +15oC) and it can be warm and sunny (~+20oC - +30oC).


In Latvia official currency is Latvian Lats (LVL). 1.00 LVL = ~1.40 EURO or ~2.00 USD.

"Amazones" archery complex:

In own tent or trailer on – FREE Summer house for 6 in own sleeping bag – 10.00 LVL Summer houses for 2 – 5.00 LVL (Available outhouse with refrigerator and gas range to make own food, grill, drinkable hot and cold water, dray toilet, swimming pound, no shower). For accommodation contact Eduards (+371 29266088, eduards@archery.lv)

Guest house Elingi (www.eleingi.lv) Double room - 12.00 LVL 4 bead room - 24.00 LVL Summer house for 10 – 40.00 LVL Summer house for 6 – 30.00 LVL Breakfast – 2.00 LVL For accommodation contact Ingrida (+371 29275577, info@elingi.lv)

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