Winter Military Competition


4. – 5.3.2017


Kuopio, Finland

JOTOS is a military competition which is arranged twice a year (in March and September) by Finnish reservists for Finnish reservists. Teams from abroad are also very welcome.


Next winter competition or VIHMAJOTOS will be held in Kuopio, Eastern Finland in early March 2017. Traffic connections to Kuopio are good and comprehensive. The distance from the capital city Helsinki to Kuopio is 400 kilometers.


Competition will measure military and common skills of the teams in arctic / winter environment. Overall length of trail is 20-30 km (by skis) and there will be several military tasks during the weekend.


Competition starts on Saturday morning and ends on Sunday afternoon. Finnish Army skiing equipment, sleeping bags and tents will be provided for the competition. It is possible to arrive on Friday. Accommodation (in tents) will be arranged. Alternatively, competitors may use local commercial accommodation services.


More information will be available in October at the competition website (below).


Welcome to Finland!


Cpt Simo Jääskeläinen, Competition Leader


Tel +358 40 5800 567


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