Open Finnish Championships Hämeenlinna Finland, 16-17 June 2023

Finnish Fencing and Pentathlon Association (SM5L) together with organizing partner Modern Pentathlon Hämeenlinna 52 (HML5) hereby invites you to participate in Open Finnish Championships 2023 to be held in Hämeenlinna, Finland. We will have two different competition categories: Finnish Championships and Open competition. Finnish Championship medals are only for Finnish citizens.



Friday June 16   

Individual Competition Pentathlon

11.00–12.30     RIDING                                                       Aulanko Ratsastuskoulu

19.00-20.00      Technical Meeting                                      Gymnasium in swimming hall

Saturday June 17

Individual Competition Pentathlon/Tetrathlon /Triathle

08.00-9.00        SWIMMING                                                  Swimming Hall, Hämeenllinna

10.00-12.30      FENCING                                                     Gymnasium in swimming hall

13.30-15.30      LASER RUN                                                Swimming Hall, neighboring area

16.00-16.30      AWARD CEREMONY                                  Swimming Hall, neighboring area

20.30               Closing Dinner                                               Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna


U9 triathle (boys + girls)
U11 triathle (boys + girls)
U13 triathle (boys + girls)
U15 triathle (boys + girls)
U17 tetrathlon (boys + girls)
U19 tetrathlon (men + women)
Juniors tetrathlon (men + women)
Seniors pentathlon ((men + women)
Masters tetrathlon/pentathlon (men + women)

The organizers reserve the right to make changes in the schedule. The organizers reserve the right to combine categories.



  • Where nothing else is mentioned, the UIPM competition rules are governing.
  • Swimming will take place in Hämeenlinna swimming hall (25 meters with 8 lanes).
  • The equipment control for fencing, riding and shooting will take place at the venues. Fencing equipment requirement for all age categories: Fencing suit and plastron 800N, mask 1600N. FIE blades not required.
  • All age categories will be fencing in the same group (men & women separately).
  • Athletes participating in pentathlon will need to have confirmation from their NF of their riding ability. The Jury will have the authority to eliminate a rider during warming up, should it become evident that the rider is not in possession of proper riding skills.
  • The number of horses is limited. In case there are not enough horses for everyone, the competitors taking part in Finnish Championships will have the priority for riding.
  • The Laser Run course on grass and sand surface.



The first recommended hotel
Hotel:                 Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Address:           Possentie 7, 13200 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Phone:              +358201234636

The second recommended hotel
Hotel:                 Scandic Hämeenlinna City
Address:           Raatihuoneenkatu 16, 13100 Hämeenlinna, Finland
Phone:              +358 300308437


ENTRY FEE - Note: Entry fees and preorders should be prepaid by bank transfer latest 2 June 2023
Participation fee is 65 € for pentathlon, 40 € for tetrathlon, categories U11-U13 20 €.
Pre ordered closing dinner at restaurant Vaakuna on Saturday night 8:30 PM, 42 € per person.

Entries and preorders to be made before 2 June 2023 by filling the entry form, link below.
For late entries an extra 50 € fee is charged. The organizers do not guarantee riding for late entries.

Entry form/athletes >           

Account holder: Modern Pentathlon Hämeenlinna 52
Account number (IBAN): FI67 4108 0011 9958 45

Bank information for payments outside SEPA-area:
Central Bank of Savings Banks Finland Plc.
Address: Teollisuuskatu 33, 00510 Helsinki, Finland
Intermediary Bank: Aktia Bank Plc.


Pekka Santanen, Competition Manager, +358 400 479 900,
Wille Ruotsalainen, Organizing Committee, +358 50 498 9302,
Jouko Pakarinen, Organizing Committee, +358 400 441 114,
Minna Lehtola, SM5L Secretary General, +358 050 336 2464,