These instructions are intended to guide the participants in Jukola about how to operate in the village of Jukola. For detailed instructions relating to the competition, see the competition guide.


The information centre at the event centre opens on Friday 17th June at 10:00 AM, after which it is possible to collect the team materials. The sheet for collecting the team material has been sent to the teams’ contact persons through email. If the email has not come through or has ended up in the trash folder (and thus not found), you can download the sheet from the following link:

Friday 17th June 2022

10:00 Event Centre and information centre opens
18:00 Running orders of teams must be submitted at the latest
21:00 Information centre closes
21:00 A church concert “Unilukkari” in Mynämäki church

Saturday 18th June 2022

08:00 Information centre opens
12:45 Sign-in for Venla relay opens. Further instructions in the competition guide.
13:00 Opening ceremony and raising of the Jukola flag
14:00 Start of the Venla relay
17:00 Winning team of the Venla relay finishes
18:30 The Venla relay changeover closes
18:45 The Venla Relay mass start
19:00 Jukola ceremony and the Venla Relay prize giving ceremony
21:00 Jukola evening mass in the forest church
21:45 Sign-in for Jukola relay opens
22:30 The finish line of the Venla Relay closes
23:00 Start of the Jukola relay
23:07 Sun sets

Sunday 19th June 2022

03:59 Sun rises
06:51 Winning team of the Jukola relay finishes. The winning team reads the message of the Jukola relay
08:45 The Jukola relay changeover closes
09:00 The restart for leg 7
09:30 The restarts for legs 2-6
09:30 Returning of maps at the information centre begins
09:40 The Jukola relay prize giving ceremony and handing over of the Jukola flag
15:00 The finish line of the Jukola relay closes
16:00 Event centre and information centre closes

For more information about the awards ceremony, see the competition guide. The stage also hosts other events before the opening ceremony, during the Jukola celebrations and on Sunday during the awards ceremony.

Opening Hours

Fri 17.6 Sat 18.6 Sun 19.6
Event Centre 10.00–24.00 00.00–24.00 00.00–16.00
Information Centre 10.00–21.00 08.00–24.00 00.00–16.00
VIP Information Services 18.00-21.00 09.00–24.00 00.00–11.00
Children’s world 10.00-20.00 09.00-12.00
Media services 14.00–20.00 10.00–24.00 00.00–14.00
Restaurant and cafe 12:00-20:00 10.00–24.00 00.00–14/15.00
Street food village 12.00-20.00 10.00–24.00 00.00–14/15
Café next to the Finnish Armed Forces 10:00-20:00 8:00-24:00 00:00-15:00
Café at the baseball stadium 12:00-20:00 8:00-24:00 00:00-16:00
Beer tent 11.00-23.00 10.00–24.00 00.00-04.00
Candy shop 15:00-20:30 10:00-24:00 00:00-14:00
Ice cream stand 10.00-24.00 08.00–24.00 00.00–15.00
Jukola shop 10.00–21.00 09.00–24.00 00.00–14.00
Suunnistajan Kauppa 10:00-20:00 08:00-24:00 00:00-14:00
Intersport 12:00-22:00 09:00-24:00 00:00-13:00
Keltamäki 10:00-20:00 08:00-24:00 00:00-14:00
Pharmacy (in the center
of Mynämäki, Keskuskatu 15)
09:00-22:00 08:00-22:00 08:00-16:00
Sauna women 16:00-18:30,
men 18:30-21:00
14:00-24:00 00:00-16:00
Showers 16:00-21:00 09.00–24.00 00.00–16.00

Safety and Emergency situations

In Case of Emergency:

Accidents: First aid is found at the emergency centre (see First Aid) from 10:00 to 19:00 on Friday the 17th June and from 08:00 on Saturday 18th of June to 16.00 on Sunday the 19th of June. Otherwise, general public health care services are used.
If you have any allergies or medications that may affect your treatment, write them on the back of your competition number bib. Also put the contact details of your emergency contact from who the nursing staff can get more information if needed in the case of an emergency.
Serious incidents: call first aid station tel. +358 40 850 8703 and act according to the instructions below:

  • Explain what has happened
  • Prevent further accidents
  • Check the patient’s condition
  • Check the breathing
  • Move the patient to the correct position
  • Imminent danger of death -> call 112 and the first aid
  • Arrange guidance to the location

In case of fire in the event centre or in the parking area: act according to the instructions below. Inform also the security emergency department at +358 40 850 8641.

If you notice a fire:

  • Warn people at risk
  • If possible, limit the fire (fire extinguisher, fire blanket)
  • Call 112
  • Guide the fire department to the location

Disorders: Contact the closest safety guard or call the Security tel. +358 40 850 8641.

  • If the situation is threatening, call 112.
  • Do not put yourself or others at risk.

Important Telephone Numbers:

  • General emergency number 112
  • Emergency security department +358 40 850 8641
  • Jukola-office +358 40 850 8702
  • Information centre +358 40 850 8682
  • First aid within the event centre +358 40 850 9703 (number is printed on the competition map)
  • Event security: +358 40 850 8708
  • Poisoning information centre +358 9 471 977
  • Towing: +358 44 012 2121

The information centre helps with issues related to the competition such as running order, etc.
The emergency department guides security related matters such as first aid, traffic, parking, rescue/firefighting, and security control.

First aid

The main first aid is situated in the middle of the event centre in a HUOLTO building. There you will find a doctor and other first aid staff. The main first aid is open on Friday the 17th June at 10:00-19:00 and from 8:00 on Saturday the 19th to 16:00 on Sunday the 19th June. The finish line first aid (right next to the main first aid) is open from 12:00 on Saturday the 18th to 16:00 on Sunday the 19th.
There are signposts in the event centre pointing the way to first aid. It is also marked on the event centre map. The sign of first aid is a red cross on white background or white cross on a green background. In the terrain there is one first aid during the Venla Relay at 13:00-22:30 and two during the Jukola Relay from Saturday 22:00 to Sunday 16:00. These are marked on the competition maps with a violet cross. First aid kits are also available at refreshment points in the terrain.
In the event centre there are defibrillators in marked locations for laymen to give CPR in case it is needed.
Mynämäki Pharmacy, Mynämäen keskusapteekki, is located in the centre of Mynämäki at Keskuskatu 15 with wider opening hours than usually. During the night time there is on-call duty at the pharmacy that can be reached according to the instructions on the pharmacy’s door.

Arrival to the event centre


Arriving to the event centre

Traffic from two different directions: from Jyväskylä/central Finland via Pori and from east of Jyväskylä via Tampere. Please follow the routes and directions shown on the map above. All traffic from the south (apart from buses) is directed to parking areas via Kustavintie (192) and Mynämäentie (1930). There will be traffic jams, so please make sure you have enough time to get to the event centre. Traffic jams are most likely to occur on Saturday between 10:00 and 14:00.
You can listen to Jukola traffic announcements from Yle Radio Suomi Turku 94,3 MHz (only in Finnish).

Passenger cars

Passenger cars are directed to the parking areas, marked P1-P6.
Instructions given by the parking area guides must be obeyed. Distances from the parking areas to the event centre are 2500 m at maximum.
There is no passenger or luggage transport service from the parking areas. Pedestrians must pay careful attention to the passageways and use marked pathways and routes only. The instructions given by organisers must be followed.
The passageways in the event centre are also likely to be crowded, so please do not stop in the middle of the passageway but step to the side and leave space for others to pass when necessary.
It is prohibited to park on the roads that lead to parking areas and this prohibition will be under surveillance. Also, the private areas and roads are not allowed for parking. Improperly parked cars are a security risk. Cars parked in private or otherwise forbidden areas will be towed away and the price of the towing will be billed from the owner of the car.
VIP and media authorised cars will be directed to two parking areas near the event centre. Entering the areas is not possible without a valid parking permit. The permit needs to be displayed clearly on the inside of the car’s windshield upon arrival. These parking permits are for personal use only.
Cars with an INVA/Disabled card on the windscreen will be directed to a parking area within the event centre. Parking tickets (20 €) can be bought from the information centre.
Parking tickets can be purchased from the information centre or when leaving the car park. The parking fee is 20€ if purchased from the event centre and 25€ if purchased when leaving the parking area. When leaving the parking area, both cash and credit card are accepted. Parking tickets will be checked throughout the event when leaving the area. Please note that vehicles with a paid parking ticket will be directed to a separate lane upon leaving the car park to avoid queuing.
Be prepared for traffic jams on your way home!
Don’t leave any valuables in sight in your car! There are a few toilets near the parking area.


There is a train to Mynämäki and a Jukola bus from the Mynämäki train station to the accommodation area and event centre. Timetables for Jukola bus service and ticket prices can be found on the competition information site:


There is also a local bus that stops near the event centre. You can find more information about buses here:

Campervans/ camping trailers

Parking for campervans and camping trailers must be booked in advance through the registration system as instructed in the competition invitation. The number of places for vehicles is limited and they are allocated in the order of registration. The parking fee of EUR 50/100 must be paid in advance online in the registration system.
Campervans and camping trailers are directed to three different parkings located at Mynämäki town centre.

Instructions for arrival of campervans/camping trailers.

The P-areas for campervans and camping trailers will be open from Fri 17 June, starting at 10.00. There are toilets in the area. There is no drainage of septic tanks for parking areas. It is recommended to empty the tanks before entering Jukola. There is no electricity supply available in the area either.
Distance from the car parkings to the event centre is 2500 m max. All kinds of open fire or the use of a grill is forbidden for safety reasons. The use of marquees or front tents is not allowed. The minimum distance between vehicles is 4 m. The use of aggregates during night time (22.00-7.00) is prohibited.

Team buses

Team buses will be directed to the drop-off point at Kivistöntie, northeast of the event centre. During the competition weekend Kivistöntie is a one-way road from southeast to northwest. No other traffic is allowed on that road, excluding service and rescue traffic.
The guiding for team buses begins from the same point as for passenger cars. NOTE! For those arriving from the south, passenger car and team bus traffic take separate routes at VT8 Kustavintie junction, where the team buses continue straight forward to the junction of Kivistöntie and VT8.
Team buses are unloaded in the order of arrival. A maximum of ten buses are allowed at a time. The queuing area is located a few kilometres away from the place of unloading. The traffic guides will direct the queuing and unloading operations; please follow the instructions.
When the buses arrive, the traffic guides will give information on how to get to the team bus parking, and instructions for loading the baggage on Sunday after the competition.
Baggage from the team buses will be delivered to the tent accommodation area on Saturday during 8.00-13.30. The transportation of baggage back from the tent accommodation area to the loading area will be arranged on Sunday between 11.30 and 14.00. Prior to 11.30 transportation cannot be arranged due to security reasons.
Please note that when leaving on Sunday, the team bus is not allowed to drive to the Kivistö pick-up point until the whole team is ready for boarding. Traffic advisors will guide the arrival of the teams. Contact persons in the teams should ensure that they can reach their drivers at the waiting area, when necessary.
On Saturday, after the arrival and drop-off, the buses are directed via Asematie to VT 8 and further to distance parking south of Mynämäki.


Motorbikes and mopeds have their own parking near Vanha Turuntie. Parking fee in the area is 20€ if purchased at the event centre or 25€ if purchased at the parking area. Tickets will be checked when leaving.


Bicycles can be parked free of charge at the event centre. The route for cyclists to the event centre is marked.

Start of signposting

  • Arrivals from the direction of Helsinki motorway: Junction nr. 8 (towards Naantali).
  • Traffic arriving along highways VT 9 (Tampere) and VT 10 (Hämeenlinna): Junction to E18 (towards Naantali)
  • Traffic arriving along highway VT 8 (from the north): a few kilometers before Mynämäki
  • Signposts are in place from Friday 17.6.2022 at 7.00 and must be followed.

Exit from the event centre

Exit will be guided by the organizers. Traffic jams will be controlled, if necessary. Parking tickets are checked at departure.

Preparing for the competition

Information Centre

The information centre is situated in the event centre south from the first aid point. The team material as well as the return maps are handed out at the information centre. A collection ticket for return maps has to be printed in advance, an electronic ticket is not valid. Information centre sells orienteering maps, training maps, plastic map covers, parking tickets, sauna tickets and safety pins. Payment with both cash and bank card is possible.
Before the competition, please make sure that your Emit card works properly! You can check the Emit card in the event centre next to the information centre and near the entrance to the start / changeover area. If you do not have a working Emit card, you can hire one from the information centre or purchase a new one in the Suunnistajan Kauppa at the event centre.
Information Boards and Guidance
The main information board is located close to the Information centre. Signpost is located in front of the information centre. Information boards with area maps are located in the event centre and at the club bus drop-off. There are maps and bulletin boards in the tent areas, showing the location of the tent pitches and the tent pitch codes of the clubs.
Instructions for the start in Venla and Jukola Relay

Phase 1

Make sure that you have enough time to sign in and do the Emit reset. The signing in will be in stages according to the team’s racing number. Read the competition instructions and follow the announcements. Check and finalise your equipment before arriving. Attach your number bib with four safety pins to the chest of your competition shirt and remember to write V / J, your team number, and your leg number on the emit backup patch. Take into account the weather conditions when dressing for warming up. There will be drinking water and toilets in the warm up area. Remember to take your compass, emit card, night light lamp, battery, battery vest, spare lamp and any additional energy supplies (gels etc.). In the forest, there are drinking points so usually there is no need for taking your own drink with you. Take care that your shoes are according to the rules. Spike shoes are forbidden.

Phase 2

Your number bib’s barcode will be read into the system in the entrance tent. After that, you will put your Emit card onto the Emit unit. Please keep your number bib in sight and your Emit card available to make the process run smoothly and quickly. The competitor must sign in no later than 20 minutes before the scheduled start.

Phase 3

In the Emit reset your Emit card will be cleared. If your Emit card doesn’t work, you will be guided back to the entrance tent, where you can hire a working Emit card. If you hire an Emit card, you can pay for it later at the information centre. The Emit card cannot be changed after Emit reset has been performed. Only a competitor with a number bib can access the start and change over areas. Competitors must not leave the start/ change over area after Emit reset.
Tip: Attach your backup patch on your Emit card with a small piece of tape.

Phase 4

The warm-up area is marked on the event centre map. There are toilets, a water point, monitors for following intermediate times and rubbish bins in the warm-up area. Put all rubbish (e.g. energy gel wrappers and drink bottles etc.) into the rubbish bins provided, and remember to sort your waste, thank you.
First leg runners can warm up in the marked area. First leg runners can leave their warm-up clothes onto the fence between the routes in and out of the exchange area. The fences surrounding the start area will be removed after the start, so do not leave any clothes or other materials on that fence.
In the start area follow the instructions given by the announcer. First leg runners with large numbers will be guided to move towards the back rows at the latest 30 minutes before the start. Teams with small numbers will be the last ones to move to the front rows. Make your way to your own start row in time and wait for additional instructions from the announcer. You can see the location of your starting row from the officials’ vests. The officials will stand at the end of each row.
Approximately 8 minutes before start the announcer will give the competitors permission to move to their own starting points. Go along the line parallel to your number bib in the start grid. Wait behind the line.
Distributing the maps starts when announced. There will be one person distributing the maps per each line (20 competitors). Make sure that you get the map that matches with your number bib. It is the competitor’s responsibility to check that he/she gets the right map. Keep the map visible in front of your body until the start. Do not open the seal on the folded map before the start signal is fired. According to the competition guidelines, the opening of the map seal before the start signal is fired, leads to the disqualification of the team. Do not move from your place before the start signal is fired by the Finnish Defence Forces. In accordance with the competition guidelines, the start will be recorded. Teams with registered false start will be disqualified. Do not rush to the starting point. The starting area gets narrower to an uphill = be careful that you do not run into another competitor!
If you are late, do not attempt to climb the fence around the starting area. You need to enter normally via the emit check-in.Otherwise the team will be disqualified. The start area will be closed 10 minutes before the start. Competitors who are late will get their maps from the HELPPI point for 30 minutes after the start.
Runners of the other legs may leave their warm-up clothes to the previous leg runner on the exchange fence or on the fence between the change over areas entrance and exit points.

Instructions for the changeover/finish in Venla and Jukola Relay

Phase 1

When you finish your leg, choose the correct finish lane (corresponding with your leg number). The correct lane will be shown to you by screens/ officials. You have to punch your Emit also at the finish line! After punching, give your map to the officials waiting.
Tip: Open your map wide before you hand it to the officials.

Phase 2

How to find the map for the next leg runner: The map stands are equipped with number signs at the end of each stand. The smallest numbers are placed nearest to the changeover fence.
When you have found the correct map, take it by lifting it straight up from the bag. Do not rip! When you have the map, go to the changeover fence. At the changeover fence runners with smallest numbers are located to the left end and the runners with the largest numbers to the right.
Tip: There are number signs at the changeover fence, indicating where your team runner should be waiting.
If for some reason there is no correct map in your team’s map bag or if you have accidentally taken a wrong map from a wrong bag, you must immediately contact the help point, “HELPPI”, at the right end of the changeover fence to get the right map.

Phase 3

Re-starts and leg closing
See the competition guidelines.


On Saturday during the competition weekend (June 18th) there is a model orienteering available close to the competition terrain. The mapping, course markings and control setups are the same as the ones used in the competition. There are control flags and codes in the control points in the forest. Maps are sold at the Jukola Information centre on Saturday 18th of June from 8:00 AM at 10€/piece.
A flagged route to the model event starts from the event centre, and the walking distance is about 3 km. The flagged route crosses highway 8, where there is a lot of traffic. There is a temporary pedestrian crossing at the crossing point and there are traffic controllers to make the crossing safe. The pedestrian crossing is possible only on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. At any other time it is absolutely forbidden to cross the highway!
As it may be difficult for Venla relay participants to make it to the model orienteering on Saturday, an alternative model event is available in Paijula on Friday the 17th. The control points are the same as in the training #9 Paijula. Maps for this model orienteering will be sold in the Jukola Information centre on Friday the 17th of June from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The mapping, course markings and control setups are the same as the ones used in the competition. There are control flags and codes in the control points in the forest.
More information about other training possibilities can be found here The model orienteering map costs 10 € and Jukola training maps cost 8€ / piece.

Runner Bank

On the Lukkari-Jukola web site you can find the Runner bank  where teams can seek runners to replace missing team members or a person without a team can seek a team for him/herself.

Following the Competition


Starting, changeovers and the finish line can be followed and filmed/ photographed at the event centre in the areas reserved for the public. You can follow the competition also on big screens. The top teams will be followed by GPS trackers.
There is a restriction for aerial traffic in the event area, and therefore the helicopter drone cameras are forbidden (the restriction excludes the TV-production).

TV and radio

Jukola’s organizer and Kruuva Oy will broadcast television pictures on the screens at the event centre. Yle will broadcast both Venla and Jukola relays on TV. Live broadcasts of both relays will be displayed on Yle channels and in Yle Areena. Live radio broadcast of both relays will be through the night on Yle Puhe Turku channel 96,7 MHz.
There is also Lukkari-Jukola English web TV broadcast Jukola Live, which can be followed also abroad. Live streams for both relays cost a total of 18 €. Commentary is provided by Mikko Reitti. Registration for the web broadcast is found at 

Evening devotions by Mynämäki church

The evening devotions are at 21:00 on Saturday. The devotions will last about 45 minutes. The evening devotions will be organized in the Forest church (Metsäkirkko), which is located about 600 meters from the event centre. In addition to the devotions, there will be a path of silence to the forest church. The path of silence is about 200 meters long with aphorisms.

Children’s World

Children’s World is located in the event centre. In this area you can find activities and programs for children on Saturday from 10:00 – 20:00 and on Sunday from 09:00 – 12:00. Additional information in Lukkari-Jukola’s website.
It is possible to change nappies and heat up baby food around the clock in the same building where the first aid takes place. Entry to the childcare room is near the information office.
Parents are responsible for the children in the children’s world. Please note that there is no babysitter.

VIP Guests and Media

The VIP guests will be met in the VIP information point which is located near the VIP lounge.
The reception desk for the accredited media is located in the media centre next to the festivities stage.

Food and drinks

The competitors and spectators are offered a wide range of restaurants and cafes: the main restaurant, cafeteria and the Street Food Village. In addition, there will be points for ice cream and candy sales. You can also find a café by the Turku Military Association. Café at the baseball stadium offers coffee/tea and some sweet pastries. The opening hours can be found in the section Opening hours.
There are a variety of different dishes available in the Street Food Village. Kariniemen Kanavaararit offers chicken street food. American Burger burger truck creates artisan burgers. Street Pitas Food Truck sells Mediterranean dishes combined with burritos and nacho plates. You can also find gourmet hot dogs. The inspiration for these delicacies comes from New York’s street food kitchens. Those who enjoy traditional festival food can find royal sausage+potatoes or kebab made of meat or chicken at the Royal Grill. Fish chefs at the fish restaurant create tasty dishes of salmon and serve crispy fried whitefish from Kuusamo. The restaurant Beanit serves vegan dishes.
The main restaurant serves various traditional meals; minced meat soup, pasta Bolognese, chicken curry with rice and chicken paella. All of these portions include bread, butter, water, and salad. You can also buy coffee, tea, bread buns, sweet buns, juice, and soft drinks.
Nearly all dishes are available lactose free. There are also milk free and gluten free meals available as well as vegetarian alternatives. The personnel can answer any questions about the ingredients. On Friday there is a limited supply available and only a part of the restaurants are open. From Saturday morning all the restaurants are open, apart from possible short pauses during the night.
In the restaurants you can pay in cash or with the most common bank and credit cards.
The rush hours at the restaurants are around the start times of both relays, during breakfast (starting from around 04-05) and after Venla relay finishes. At those times, please be prepared to queue. There are several different food selling points in the area to make the food services run as smoothly as possible.
The main restaurants are using eco-friendly disposable tableware that are sorted into biowaste. The food sources are sorted with serviettes into a bio waste container. The cartons are sorted into a cardboard container. Refillable bottles and cans have their own collection containers. Thank you for sorting your waste!
We are guests at the municipality’s area and we do not litter. Thank you for taking care!

Drinking Water

There are seven drinking water stations in the event centre and accommodation areas. The stations are marked with large white balloons. There are water taps also in the start and changeover areas. It is forbidden to wash sports gear in the drinking water stations. Sports gear may be washed only at the equipment washing site located near to the showers.


The event centre is open to tents and camper cars / caravans from Friday June 16th from 10.00. Take care of your valuables! The use of open fire, grills, camp and gas cookers etc. is strictly forbidden.

Camping Areas

Camping in tents takes place in pre-reserved, numbered tent pitches. The camping areas are located about 1000-1500 meters from the event centre. The tent places are 10 x 10 meters in size and they are numbered in the terrain. The reserved tent places are shown on the Lukkari-Jukola’s website  as well as on information boards located at the camping area and at the information centre.
Tents Set Up by Organiser (Rented Tents)
The pre-reserved rented tents set up by the organiser are located about 400-1000 metres from the event centre (Männistö and Lukkarila). Tents are numbered with signs next to the tents. The tent places and numbers can be seen on the Lukkari-Jukola’s website, on information boards located at the camping area and at the information centre. The tents are not heated. Further information from the competition info.

Wind shelters

The pre-reserved team’s wind shelters can be set up in places shown by the organisers. Pathways must be left free. Other tents and the use of open fire, gas grills, camp and gas cookers etc. is strictly forbidden in the wind shelter areas.

Other services:

Battery Charging
The information centre offers a limited amount of mobile phone charging points.
Storage of valuables
There is no organised locked storage for valuables. Please take care of your valuables. The organisation of Jukola is not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen personal property.
Use of Internet and mobile phones
As in all bigger events, the mobile networks’ capacity is limited. The goal is to use mobile devices without consuming too much of this limited capacity, so that for example the GPS-tracking of the competition works properly. Use of normal websites, such as the online result service is not a problem. Due to high loads on the internet network, it is not recommended to watch videos or television broadcasts or download video streams.
Please do not create or download video streams in the event centre (Youtube, Facebook, Instagram etc.), as this causes a high load on the network and endangers GPS-tracking.
Jukola Shop
Jukola shop offers official Jukola products. The shop offers a wide range of products to be brought home or to give away to friends and family. Some special limited items can be found in the store. Suomen Sanser is the partner in charge of organising the Jukola shop.
Competition maps
Competition maps with all controls are sold at the information centre from Sunday June 19th 10:00 a.m. at a price of 10€/ map.
Heating of baby food
Heating of baby food is possible around the clock in a room that is located in the same building as the first aid. Please notice that the entry to the childcare room is near the information centre.
Lost and Found
Items found during the event weekend can be handed in to the information centre.
Missing items can be looked for in the information centre until Sunday at 16:00 after which the lost items will be delivered to the Jukola office where they will be stored for a week. After a week the more valuable items will be delivered to the Lost and Found Office (Suomen Löytötavarapalvelut, Turku, Viilarinkatu 5, For enquiries about lost goods please call 0600 03391, Mon-Fri 9-17 (1,93EUR/min+pvm) and Sat klo 9-14 (2,95EUR/min+pvm). The opening hours for Suomen Löytötavarapalvelut Turku are Mon-Fri 9–17, and Sat 9-14.
The main signpost is located in front of the information centre.
Bank and Postal Services
Restaurant, Jukola shop and Information centre accept cash and major bank and credit cards (e.g. Visa, MasterCard). Contactless payment option is also available. The largest accepted bank note is 20€. Bank notes of 50 € are only accepted at the information centre.
Some companies in the event centre may accept different payment options.
There is no foreign currency exchange or possibility to withdraw cash in the event centre. The closest ATM to the event centre is located in the centre of Mynämäki, Osuuspankki (a bank).
Postal Services are provided in Hani-halli, Keskuskatu 35, 23100 Mynämäki only on Friday the 17th June at 13-18. During the weekend there are no postal services available in Mynämäki.
The washing area is located near the Finnish Army exhibition. In addition to showers, there are tent saunas in the washing area. There are showers for women also during the Jukola relay.
One sauna is heated on Friday and is reserved for women from 16.00 to 18.30 and for men from 18.30 to 21.00. Separate showers are available from 16:00 to 21:00.
On Saturday the showers will open at 09:00. All the saunas will be warmed from Saturday at 14.00 until Sunday at 16.00. During the Jukola relay women will have their own smaller sauna available from Saturday evening at 23:00 onwards. On Saturday the smaller sauna is available for men at 14:00-22:00. Instructions for sauna use and showering facilities are located at the entrance to the washing area. The sauna fee is 5 €, payable at the entrance either in cash or with a credit card. Sauna tickets can also be bought from the information centre. The sauna fee includes a seat cover to be used in the sauna.
Shower gel is provided in the shower area. However, the use of your own soaps and shampoos is not forbidden.
There are recycling bins for the bottles and cans in the washing area.
There is a taxi stand located in the event centre next to the Jukola gate, at Urheilutie 4. The taxi stand is marked on the event centre map. It is not allowed to order a taxi to any other spot within the event centre.
The use of open fire and the use of any outdoor and gas cookers, barbecues and tent heaters is strictly forbidden in the entire event centre and in all accommodation areas, inside and outside the tents and in parking areas. Fire ban will be supervised.
Photography in the event area is permitted. Pictures and video material of competitors will be taken by the organiser and by private photographers during the event. By participating in this event, you agree that the organiser of the event may use the pictures taken at the event for their own purposes.
Private photographers must obey the instructions of the organiser (concerning forbidden areas e.g.) and the common rules of photographing the competitors.
Cleaning of equipment
There is a separate equipment washing point close to the showers and sauna. Washing of sports gear elsewhere is forbidden.
The toilets in the event centre are marked on the event centre map. The toilets are also marked with large WC-signs on top of the toilets. All the toilets include hand disinfection liquid. Waste items such as diapers or plastic wrappings have to be put into the correct rubbish bins, not in the toilet. Please make sure you take care of good hand hygiene!
Jukola is an eco-friendly event. Environmental arrangements in Lukkari-Jukola will be implemented in accordance with the Ekokompassi certificate issued in Joensuu-Jukola 2017. Eco-compass is an environmental management system for events and small and medium-sized enterprises.
There will be no littering of the environment and everybody is responsible for disposing of their own waste. We ask everyone to pay special attention to ensure the successful sorting of waste.
The waste from Lukkari-Jukola will be sorted and delivered for reuse after the competition according to local sorting instructions.

Sorting waste at the event centre


  • cardboard containers, such as milk and juice cartons
  • cardboard food packages such as biscuit packets.
  • paper bags
  • toilet rolls and kitchen paper rolls
  • corrugated cardboard packaging

Multi-packaging cartons of beverages

  • all kind of paper excluding paper bags


  • foodstuffs and paper napkins


  • food plastics, e.g. cans, bags, boxes, wraps and tray
  • Non-returnable plastic bottles

Mixed waste (non-recoverable wastes)

  • slightly soiled cardboard and paper packaging and textiles
  • used disposable containers, including cartons
  • contaminated carton packaging, e.g. pizza boxes, ice-cream cases
  • textiles such as clothing
  • energy gel wrappers
  • coffee and crisp bags
  • empty medicinal products, and other containers containing aluminium which are not suitable for metals recycling.
  • diapers, and other used hygiene products
  • shoes and other articles of rubber, leather and imitation leather
  • PVC plastics, 03-labelled and other unidentified plastic products

Metal and glass

  • Separate containers for metal and glass

Returnable bottles and cans

  • separate containers located close to the food and drink services and in the shower/sauna area.
  • A returnable bottle is identified by the PALPA deposit mark, which also shows the deposit value.

Batteries and electrical equipment can be returned to the information centre.
Energy gel wrappers or other wastes should be put in rubbish bins in drink stations or to the rubbish bins located around the event centre. Please do not litter!

Forbidden Actions

It is forbidden to advertise or sell any products or services in any part of the event area, including accommodation areas, parking areas and the competition centre, without written permission by the event organiser. Advertising other orienteering events is only allowed on the information board reserved for this purpose. The board is located next to the result board. It is not allowed to deliver advertisements onto the car windshields.
It is absolutely forbidden to use radio phones operating on VHF frequencies in the event centre area (excluding the organisation staff).
Use of helicopter drone cameras is forbidden for security reasons. There is a restriction for aerial traffic in the event area (the restriction excludes the TV-production).
There is an unconditional smoking ban in the event centre based on the Finnish tobacco laws except for a designated smoking point. The smoking point is located close to the beer tent and is marked on the area map.
Consumption of one’s own alcohol drinks is forbidden in the event centre. Drinking of alcoholic beverages is only allowed in the beer tent area.
The use of open fire and the use of any outdoor and gas cookers, barbecues and tent heaters is strictly forbidden in the entire event centre and in all accommodation areas, inside and outside the tents and in parking areas. Fire ban will be supervised.
Camping in the wind shelter area is forbidden.
Club flags cannot be placed in the event centre (open area). In the accommodation area and in the wind shelter area flags can be used. Please take care that placing of flags in the areas with TV cameras does not interfere with TV. The flags that disturb TV shooting will be removed.
Did you know that
You can advertise orienteering events on the information board which is located next to the result board. If you want to advertise or sell something in the event area (including the accommodation and parking area and the competition centre) you have to have a written permission of the competition organiser.
According to the rules of the Finnish Orienteering Federation (FOF), it is the duty of all competitors to help injured competitors. Further, in case of a missing competitor, it is the duty of any competitor to help if the organizer asks.
See the competition guidelines for:
Forbidden Areas, Team Material and running order, Guidelines for Competitors and Drinking Areas

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