Welcome to Aguiar da Beira – Portugal. Welcome to the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2022!
As local organizer, Ori-Estarreja and the County of Aguiar da Beira are committed to organize one of the greatest JWOCs  ever! With the support of the Portuguese Orienteering Federation and the International Orienteering Federation, we are  already working to achieve this goal.
Parallel to the Junior World Championships we’ll organize a spectators race – JWOC TOUR 2022. This way everyone will  have a chance to enjoy this Orienteering festival.

"It is with great commitment and interest that the Municipality of Aguiar da Beira is co-organizing the Junior World Orienteering Championship 2022.

Given the importance of such an event for our municipality, for the region and for the country, other entities are involved in this organization. All together we aim to meet the high expectations of the athletes, the Orienteering community worldwide and the local population.

Aguiar da Beira terrains present excellence conditions to Orienteering, which mobilize us to value more and more what is ours, what is rare and beautiful, with a particular and relevant characteristic – Orienteering generates a carbon footprint close to zero, being environmental amazing.

Welcome to Aguiar da Beira!"

Virgílio Cunha
Mayor of Aguiar da Beira