World University Championship in orienteering is going to be held in Russia for the first time. The great honor of becoming the host city fell upon the Hero-city of Smolensk. In an important and massive event, which is every World University Championship, an important part is played by VOLUNTEERS.

Volunteers will help in various areas related to accreditation, ceremonies, transportation, working with the media, meals, competitions and providing services for spectators.

The volunteer team has about 100 people of different age categories

Being a volunteer of the World Orienteering Championships is a unique opportunity for self-improvement and gaining invaluable experience, because you can:

1. Become a part of a grand world-class sports event;

2. Meet athletes from all over the world;

3. Improve your English and learn other foreign languages;

4. Acquire additional professional skills;

5. Get unforgettable impressions and positive emotions.


Additional bonuses for Volunteers:

1. volunteer equipment

2. meals

3. souvenirs

4. certificate of participation


From September to October 2019, those wishing to join a friendly team submitted applications online, filling a specially designed application form

From November to December 2019, candidates were interviewed at the Smolensk State Academy of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism to become part of the team. After that, a list of volunteers was approved to help organize the 2020 World University Orienteering Championship.

From December 2019 to May 2020, foreign language training for volunteers, as well as training for volunteers, has been held at the SGAFKST

In June, training is planned at the sport arenas of the WUOC

In July, volunteers will begin their work at the Championship!