What would biathlon be without its crowd and what would that crowd be without its biathlon!

In November it’s time yet again to set up camp at the biathlon stadium in Östersund to cheer for your favourites in the track, so dust off your flags and stretch your vocalcords for this years “skidskyttefest”(biathlon festivities)!

Here´s some information you might find useful while you are visiting the competitions in Östersund.

Commercial advertising in the form of banners, flags and similar are not permitted in the spectator areas. These will be removed if necessary.


Östersunds biathlon arena is about a 2km walk northeast of the city center.
The illustration above is clickable and shows you the arena.

May be brought into the area for private use. However, flashes may not be aimed at the athletes.
Emergency evacuation
In case of an emergency evacuation, spectators are to follow the officials’ instructions, which will lead them to a safe area.
First aid
In case of emergency call 112.
Please note, doctors and first aiders are on site at the arena. Contact an official if you need help.
Kids Corner
birger_barnomrGS_20141207_Biathlon_9454Kids Corner is the place for playful kids!
There will be lots of activities so the chanse is great you might find something you like. If the weather is with us we will make sure there is a sledhill. Compete with a friend, fastest down wins. Perhaps even Birger comes sliding down the hill on a sled?

Lost & Found
Lost and found items are at Info Point, which is in the centre of the Public Village.
Prohibited items in the arena
(checks are performed at the entrance)
Pets are not permitted on the stands. Visitors with pets may stand in the course area
Flash cameras
Flammable liquids
Pyrotechnic ordinance such as fireworks and Bengal lights.
FM radio receivers may be taken into the area. Radio transmitters must have a special permit from the World Cup organizers.
Spectator etiquette
It is traditional practice that all athletes’ performances are shown appreciation, regardless of nationality and result.
It is forbidden to behave in a disruptive manner. Spectators may not provide athletes with information or any advantages compared to the other