A common goal unites. That is why we are pleased to continue our long-standing support of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF), starting a new chapter in our sponsoring and partnership today.
As a first hallmark of the renewed collaboration the IOF distributes the limited special edition IOF SPORTident ActiveCard (SIAC). Brought forward by Matija Kučinac from Croatia as part of the IOF’s public poll for designs, this product is truly from orienteer for orienteer, emphasizing the sport’s core spirit with the meticulously designed and produced red SIAC. The SIAC can be purchased directly via the IOF site.
We are looking forward to continuing working closely with the IOF to develop and promote the orienteering sport further.
The IOF is the umbrella organisation for all orienteering sports world-wide, encompassing the disciplines foot orienteering, bike orienteering, ski orienteering, and Trail-O. With its programmes and initiatives, such as the World Orienteering Day, it is working to broaden the reach of the sport and to enthuse the next generation of orienteers. At the same time, the IOF is working closely with organisers to raise the bar for orienteering competitions, delivering a consistent high-quality experience for athletes and spectators alike at the world’s top-level races.
SPORTident GmbH was founded more than 25 years ago and revolutionised time-keeping and identification in orienteering with ground-breaking technological innovations. SPORTident technology is renowned for its ease of use, durability and reliability. SPORTident again pioneered the sport with the introduction of contactless punching in 2015 and is the only system to date that enables classical punching and contactless punching simultaneously. The SPORTident system is used by more than 140,000 athletes and over 20,000 organisers in more than 70 countries around the world at local, national and international orienteering events.