Welcome to the IARU Region 1 ARDF Working Group
IARU Championships 2016
17th IARU Region 1 Youth ARDF Championship, Norway
18th IARU World ARDF Championships, Bulgaria
The World ARDF Championship will be organized in Albena, Bulgaria between 3 and 9 of September 2016. Albena is a high level resort at Black Sea coast. It is exactly the place where the last IARU Region 1 General Conference was held.
The Championship is expected to be a huge event. So far 374 participants from 33 countries from 4 continents have declared their intention to take part in it. The number is expected to reach 400 participants from 39 countries, thus beating the records to the moment.
Everybody is welcome, visitors, too.
Date: June 4-8, 2015
Event homepage: www.eyac2015.ardf.ofr.pl
Date: August 17-23, 2015
Venue: Mariánské Lázně
Event homepage: www.ardf2015.cz
2014-07-07 - Today is the first competition of the 15th IARU Region 1 Youth ARDF Championships (EYAC). The organizer set up a web site which is to offer online broadcasting from the finish and online GPS tracking.
2014-06-24 - UARL and BFRA released Bulletin 3.
2014-05-20 - UARL and BFRA released Bulletin 2.
2014-04-17 - Ukrainian Amateur Radio League (UARL) and Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA) are very pleased to invite young ARDF-ers to 15th European Youth ARDF Championship.
2014-01-26 - Dear Friends,
The Kazakhstan Federation of Radiosport and Radioamateurs is pleased to invite ARDF competitors as well as guests from all over the world to the 17th World ARDF Championships which will be held 6-13 September 2014 in Burabay, Kazakhstan. We take this opportunity to invite not only your competitors but also your radio amateurs and fans of this radio sport as well.
All information is located on http://ardf2014.kz/.
2014 Rules Part B and 2013 WG Meeting Minutes
The 19th IARU Region 1 ARDF Championships 2013, hosted by the Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK), take place in Kudowa Zdroj, September 7 - 14. 322 competitors, team officials and visitors from 26 Region 1 countries plus guests from the United States will come to the beautiful and friendly Polish land of mountains and forests - Kłodzko Valley in Sudety Mountains.
2013-06-16 - The 14th European (Region 1) Youth ARDF Championships took place in Tři Studně near Nové Město na Moravě (Czech Republic), June 12 - 16 2013. There were 93 young competitors from 10 countries. For the first time, the youth event featured a sprint competition.
- Event Homepage: http://www.eyac2013.com
- Official results
- TV report (in Czech)
- Youtube Video
- Photos and route choices
- Detailed results
5 DAYS ARDF 2013, Czech Republic
Date: July 11 - 14
Registration deadline: June 30
There will be Sprint, Foxoring, 2m and 80m Classic ARDF Courses.
Rules Part B as of January 1, 2013
2013-02-05 - In the documents section of our web page, you may find the new version of the ARDF Rules, Part B, and another document listing the changes. All societies received the rules by e-mail in december 2012.
2012-02-05 - The RSGB are hosting 3 days of ARDF competition in Spring 2013 on 17th and 19th of May. It is hoped that the venues will be ~50km south west from London, conveniently located for airports LHR and LGW and the channel ports. All the information is at http://bardfc2013.blogspot.co.uk
2012-11-01 - CRC invites you for the 14th European (Region 1) Youth ARDF Championships. One of the news will be introduction of a new discipline – sprint – which is already regularly placed within the program of senior championships.
2012-05-19 - The organisers of the club Radiosport in Bílovice are pleased to invite you to this midsummer festival of sport in 2012!
- Date: July 4-8, 2012
- Venue: Vidnava, Velká Kraš, CZE
- Event homepage: http://www.4denni.xf.cz/home.html
2012-05-15 - We received Bulletin 2 of the 16th World ARDF Championships
2012-04-26 - Bulletin 2 of the 13th IARU Region 1 (European) Youth ARDF Championships appeared on the IARU Region 1 Website.
Ukrainian ARDF Championships in Truskavets
2012-04-04 - Ukrainian Amateur Radio League (UARL) invites you to the Ukrainian ARDF Championships in Truskavets, Ukraine. The programme feature classical ARDF competitions as well sprint and foxoring.
Ukrainian ARDF Cup in Alushta, Black Sea Coast
2012-03-02 - Ukrainian Amateur Radio League (UARL) invites you to the Ukrainian ARDF Cup in Alushta (Crimea, the Black Sea Coast), Ukraine. The programme feature classical ARDF competitions as well sprint and foxoring.
Four Days ARDF at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, Bulgaria
2012-02-21 - BFRA kindly invites you to "Four Days ARDF at Bulgarian Black Sea Coast".
Rules Part B as of January 1, 2012
2011-12-24 - In the documents section of our web page, you now find the new version of the ARDF Rules, Part B. Most prominent addition are rules for international championships in foxoring.
13th IARU Region 1 Youth ARDF Championships 2012
2011-11-14 - The Lithuanian Amateur Radio Society has the pleasure to invite all IARU Member Societies to participate in the 13th IARU Region 1 (European) Youth ARDF Championships to be held in 2012 in Lithuania.
The following competitons will take place at the 16th World ARDF Championships:
- ARDF Competition 3.5/144 Mhz
- Sprint competition
- Foxoring competition
- Competition for blind competitors
- ARDF Cup 3.5/144 Mhz
Region 1 Championships 2011, Baile Felix, Romania
2011-09-09 - The 18th IARU Region 1 ARDF Championships, organized by Romanian Amateur Radio Federation (F.R.R.), were attended by 261 competitors. 50 years after the first European championships, the 2011 championships introduced the new sprint format, which was very well received: 240 competitors went out on the course with 10 transmitters, and the winners came in with runtimes as low as 13 to 15 minutes.
- Event Homepage: http://www.ardf2011.com
- RouteGadget - maps, GPS tracks, manual tracks:
- TV feature from Czech TV (25 min)
EYAC 2011, Primorsko
2011-06-16 - The 2011 IARU Region 1 Youth ARDF Championships is open! More than 100 boys and girls came to Primorsko, Bulgaria, to select their champions.
Happy New Year: ARDF Rules and Minutes released
2010-12-31 - Finally, the ARDF Rules (Part B, with the changes approved by the ARDF WG in 2010) and the Minutes of the ARDF WG meeting in Opatija were released and distributed to the WG members.
Changes to the Rules
2010-09-23 - The IARU Region 1 ARDF Working Group held its annual formal meeting in Opatija. There are a few interesting changes to the rules:
- GPS devices are explicitly allowed unless they contain digital maps or long range communication features.
- For youth championships, categories are now W/M14 and W/M16. Societies may enter teams of up to five competitors in each of those categories.
15th World ARDF Championships 2010
2010-09-21 - 383 Competitors from 33 countries participated in the 15th World ARDF Championships, which where held in Opatija, Croatia, 13 - 18 September 2010. For the first time, medals were awarded in the W60 and M70 categories. Additionally, there was a championship in ARDF for blind people.
- RouteGadget 1st day (Lividraga), 2nd day (Crni Lug)
- Homepage: www.ardf2010.com
- Rules of ARDF for Blind
Spotlight on open national events
Five-days ARDF Competition in the Czech Republic
July 2 - 6
More information: http://5days.foxklub.cz/
Discover more top-level open national competitions on our events page!
11th IARU Region 1 Youth ARDF Championships
2010-06-21 - 66 boys and girls came to to the 11th Youth ARDF Championships of IARU Region 1.
- Homepage: http://www.rob.sk/eyac2010/
New Revision of ARDF Rules part B
2009-11-23 - We are glad to announce the release of the new revision of the Rules for Championships in ARDF, part B (Competition), as approved by the Working Group meeting in Obzor, Bulgaria. From 2010, we will see two new categories (W60, M70), and the siting referee has more options in course planning. Thanks to everyone who contributed!
Please find the rules at Documents > Rules.
Region 1 Championships 2009
2009-09-23 - Competitors from 24 Region 1 countries took part in the 17th IARU Region 1 ARDF Championships, held september 16 - 21, 2009 in Obzor, Bulgaria.
Region 1 Youth ARDF Championships
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