Event info

Event organisation

Competitor´s wristband is "hallmark" of participants, suportters etc. during the event. Please, hold your competitor´s wristband around your wrist during all event. Officials will check that one in accommodation schools, restaurant and additional program events. Wirstband is also cool way to show other peolpe that you have been part of the Youth Athletics Games 2017 in Finland!

If you lost your wristband, please take right away contact to TIC or supervisor of school accommodation.

Every game package includes an official competition product which 2017 is a backpack for your spikes.

Youth Athletics Games will offer good possibility to eat at their own restaurant in the competition venue.
Some game packages will included meals already.

For the YAG game package A there is included two (2) breakfast and supper, and three (3) meals (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Athletes coming already on Thursday are allowed to get a breakfast on Friday. For the YAG game package B is included meals on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The competition restaurant is at the Stadion 3rd floor and you will find there by following the signs RUOKAILU.

Breakfast or supper 5€, purchased at the schools with cash only.
Warm meal 10€, at the competition restaurant.

Cafeteria opening times and menu:
Friday at 11-16.00, chicken pasta
Saturday at 11-17.00, macaroni&minced meat casserole
Sunday at 11-16.00, ham&potato stew

1] YAG game package A

  • Entitles the athlete to accommodate at a school (breakfast and supper included) from Friday to Sunday. If needed, the accommodation can be arranged from Thursday 8th June.
  • At schools the accommodation is in class rooms, bigger groups will have their own class room. Please note, that sleeping is on the floor and the LOC does not provide mattresses, sleeping bags, pillows or blankets. YAG game package A for coaches and careers includes the same accommodation conditions and services as game package A for athletes.
  • Breakfast and supper are served at the schools – please note, that there is no supper on Thursday evening.
  • Every group will be responsible for the cleanliness of their own accommodation room. The class rooms will be checked by officials before the group has left.
  • Game Package A includes also registration and more - read from Registration page

2] Accommodation at Vierumäki Resort - The Sport Institute of Finland

  • Price 49€/hlö/night (single additional 35€/night)
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Room for 2-5 persons
  • Distance from stadium 28km
  • Bookings&requires until 30.4.2017: tuomo.jarvinen@vierumaki.fi
  • Read more about rooms here >>

3] YAG Pre Camp at OTC Pajulahti


4) YAG-hotel rooms (requests during April!)

  • Forenom-hotel Lahti
  • 2 person rooms and few 3 or 4 person rooms
  • At center, close to Lahti stadion and Radiomäki sport field
  • All requests: yag@sul.fi 

5) Cottage to the whole club 
Cottage is available already from Thursday forward
Reguests: matti.hannikainen@lahdenahkera.fi

6) Luhtaan pirtti -cottage

7) Herralan Hukkien Kesis -cottage

Youth Athletics Games will offer all participants, team members and supporters some additional program.

Event market place
Event market place is next to the Lahti stadium and is open all the day during competitions.
Opening times:
Friday 10-21.00
Saturday 10-19.00
Sunday 9-17.00

Elite Games 9.6.2017
All YAG-packages include entrance to Lahti Elite Games at Friday evening starting from 5:30PM. Some YAG events will be competed during Elite Games.
More info >>

All accomondation schools will locate on walking distance from the competition venue.

The parking areas will be close to the stadium and marked by P -letter on the map. 

There will be First aid groups at the competition area during the event times. 

All competitors will have incurance organized by LOC during the event.

You can also be part of the organisation group in top event of youth athletics!

You can get lot of different kind of experiece for diffrent kind of jobs. We will give you certificate for your job which is valuable in future.
YAG connect people, meet new friends and keep in touch with them after event too.