Sylvester is over - safe trip back home!!!

The Sylvester 2017 is over, we want to thank all the participants who joined us over the last couple of days and hope to see them again next year. Same time, other places.

Hope you had a safe trip back home.


Assistance number

The telephone number 0032/496/98.95.55 will be available during the Sylvester 5 days for urgent assistance. This number is also printed on the maps and can be found as well in the info brochure you will receive during check-in.

Hopefully you do not need to call this number.

A lot of succes for the races and enjoy our beautiful country during your stay in Belgium.

Starting times

We have closed the entries for our Sylvester and we come to a total of almost 500 distinct runners.

December 15 is the last day!!!

Only a few more days left to enter for the Sylvester 5 days. After December 15 you can still enter but only on the day itself for a limited number of courses.

Temporary list of participants available

The temporary list of participants is available on Please check category and EMIT number (make sure it is not your SportIdentnumber!!!); report issues to

First deadline is closed

After the closure of the first deadline we come to a total of more then 400 distinct runners. Because not everybody participates all days we have currently just over 350 participants every day. The provisional list of participants will become available in the coming days. We keep you informed.

First deadline for entries is coming up

Please note that November 30 is the last day that you can register for the Sylvester 2017 at the cheapest rate. From December 1 onwards and this till December 16 you still can register but then you have to pay a bit more.

Preparation on schedule

All preparative work is ongoing as planned.

Maps have been revised completely, accommodation is reserved, course setters have started their part of the job to make the 30th edition of the Sylvester a big success.

Entries are enabled

The entry form on has been created; so from now on entries for this event are possible.

Note: the number of entries might look low but it should be noted that entries from Belgian clubs (usually around 250 participants) are done via another procedure.

Sylvester5 2016 in Compass Sport

We are very pleased with a five pages long famous article in Compass Sport about the participation of some British orienteers. It is very nice to read and it's a very helpfull and nice to hear for all orienteers. Thank you, Compass Sport!