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    St. George race

    by Odiseya Updated Jul 1, 2014

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    St. George race Doboj 2014

    St. George race (Serbian: Ђурђевданске трке, read: Djurdjevdanske trke) is one of top sports manifestation in Doboj municipality. Organizers of manifestation are Doboj municipality sport association and athletic club "Doboj".

    It always held in first half of May around St. George Day (6th May according to Gregorian calendar).
    The starting point of race for all category are plateau in front of shopping mall Konzum and City park in afternoon (around 16:30).

    At the beginning there is cultural manifestation. The competition involves a race in the men's and women's competition, and it is expected the participation of about a thousand athletes, from toddler preschoolers, elementary and secondary schools, which will run on the tracks of 150-1000 meters, to seniors who will compete in the long track 4,250 meters.

    International St. George race were included in the calendar of Athletic Association of the Republika Srpska and main sponsor of sporting events is the Mayor of Doboj.

    Program was always similar to this one (8th May 2014):
    - 16:45 - 1 race - Preschool age - girls 150 m;
    - 16:50 - 2 race - Preschool age - boys 150 m;
    - 16:55 - 3 race - 1th grade of primary school - girls 150 m;
    - 17:00 - 4 race - 1th grade of primary school - boys 150 m;
    - 17:05 - 5 race - 2nd and 3rd year of primary school - girls 400 m;
    - 17:15 - 6 race - 2nd and 3rd grade of primary school - boys 400 m;
    - 17:25 - 7 race - 4th and 5th grade of primary school - girls 600 m;
    - 17:35 - 8 race - 4th and 5th grade of primary school - boys 600 m;
    - 17:40 - Presentation of seniors (obligatory presence in goal);
    - 17:45 - 9 race - 6th and 7th grade of primary school - girls 800 m;
    - 17:55 - 10 race - 6th and 7th grade of primary school - boys 800 m;
    - 18:05 - 11 race - 8th and 9th grade of primary school - girls 1,000 m;
    - 18:15 - 12 race - Memorial Race Joseph Mikic 8th and 9th grade of primary school - boys 1,000 m;
    - 18.20 - 13 race - From the first to the fourth year of high school - girls 800 m;
    - 18:25 - 14 race - From the first to the fourth year of high school - students 1,000 m;
    - 18.30 - 15 race - Seniors (Main Stage) 3000 m

    Main street are closed during whole event. At the begining of every single race there is first drove police car and ambulance then participants.

    Equipment: Participation is free of charge and you can participate in race or just be spectator.

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    Kart race in Doboj

    by Odiseya Updated Apr 12, 2014

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    Kart race club Doboj have a not so long tradition.
    The first kart race in Doboj was held on 23 September 1997th and was organized on the occasion of the opening of the first fair of small business "Doboj 1997".

    Kart race is not something is easy to watch here but it is standard event during cultural and sports manifestation call "Days of traffics" in 2013.

    Equipment: Bring your camera and find a nice spot to catch a interesting "photo" moment.

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    On two wheels around Doboj

    by Odiseya Updated Dec 13, 2013

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    Doboj dont have a bike trails and it is small and I consider that the main roads quite dangerous for for cycling and for many reasons. However, the surrounding the Doboj have a great possibility for biking and cycling and it is a great way to discover nature in area.

    On mounting Ozren there is a marking cycling trails even asphalt in the length of 50 km. Less regulated parts of gravel roads in surrounding mountings over Doboj: Ozren, Trebava and Krnjin offer special change and treat for adrenaline ride in ambient of coniferous forests, mountainous terrain and beautiful scenery.

    You can rent a bike in town. Contact a local touristic organization.

    Equipment: Bike and adequate cloth and equipment.

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    Taekwon-Do championship in Doboj

    by Odiseya Updated Dec 13, 2013

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    I love Taekwon-do and I was training this several years ago. I am glad that Doboj had a international championship with long tradition. It is ITF version.

    In Doboj on 2013, was held 8th in a row competition in several categories of combat sport of Taekwondo. The competition was planning and held every October, possibly 3th Saturday in October.
    Doboj Open 2013th will be held in the and the host of the competition is Taekwon-do club "Doboj" from Doboj.
    Last year's competition and Doboj hosted over 300 participants from Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and this year it is expected a large number of participants.
    In Doboj Open 2013 best sports teams was: TKD "Doboj" from Doboj (the host), TKD "Skala" from Velenje (Slovenia) and TKD "Srpski soko" from Zvornik (Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina).

    The competition was held in a number of disciplines in the category of juniors and seniors.
    This competition is supported by European ITF Taekwon-Do Feredation.
    This sports event is widely recognized as events of great importance and it contribute ti promotion of sport in Doboj. Support in the organization of the competition was provided by the Tourist Organization of Doboj and Doboj Regional Volunteer Service.

    Entrance for whole day of competition is free of charge for all visitors.

    Equipment: If you a just a visitors and spectator bring a good mood and enjoy.

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    Relaxation and sport in city park

    by Odiseya Updated Nov 24, 2013

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    During summer main city park located in center is place where people go to relax and have fun.

    Especially for kids there is several activity. One of popular for small children is a big trampoline with high safety nets. Another one is interesting small whirligig with baskets instead of regular seats. Often is organized a ride with small cars or with four-seats bike (only thing that can be used people every generations). It is not a free of charge, sadly, but it is very cheap.

    On wider area between paths youth play volleyball or Frisbee. And paths are great for ride a bike or drive rollers.

    On small corner in park are polygon for outdoor chess. There a two sets and polygons for that.

    Central city park is often place (with main plateau in front of ) where many sports or cultural activity is held. One of biggest are traditional race for all generations "St. Gregorius Day race" (Đurđevdanske trke).
    This year new in park is promotion of outdoor fitness and active life trough sports and music manifestation call "Insanity".

    Equipment: Comfortable or sports clothing and good sneakers. Helmet for ride a bike (it mandatory).

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    Doboj play tennis

    by Odiseya Written Nov 9, 2013

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    For people that like tennis, local tennis club offer and tennis lessons and recreation.

    Tennis Club "Doboj" established on 15 June in 1978. Today, club have nine tennis courts constructed in accordance with the regulations of the ITF and suitable for the organization of the tournament series ITF and two central courts with the capacity of 600 seats.

    Tennis Club "Doboj" since 2007 organizes international tennis tournament under the auspices of ITF Futures Serie. From 2009 club was organizer and of female ITF Futures tournament.

    It is necessary prior reservation term of play. It is about 5 Euros on hour. In meantime, you can rest in clubs outdoor cafe bar next to courts.

    Equipment: Proper cloth and tennis racket.

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    International TV Handball Tournament of Champions

    by Odiseya Updated Nov 9, 2013

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    The emblem of Handball Tournament in Doboj

    For every handball enthusiasts Doboj offer a special manifestation call International TV Handball Tournament of Champions in Doboj.
    For five days, how long does the tournament, it is visited by 15 000 genuine fans, and fights through live broadcasts on channel "EUROSPORT 2"and Radio-TV of Republika Srpska (RTRS).
    The competition is held at program that have pre-adopted proposition. That means that competition is held with 8 teams divided into two groups. Matches are played in groups by a single-point system, two times for 30 minutes. Teams with the highest number of points in groups are is the final game of the tournament and fighting for the title. For each match the team reported 14 players. Matches was judges from several international and federal judges.
    It has and money reward. There are also other prizes for the best striker, goalkeeper, players and the trophy for the fair play.

    Some interesting information:
    This is a five days of top handball and is tradition since 1965 (except from 1992-1996), in total 42 time.
    First participants from abroad ware "Bohemians" from Prague, "Dynamo" from Brasov and "Spartakus" from Budapest in 1969.
    At the tournament the first TV camera placed 1970th, when it was acquired and subsequently aired a report on the tournament and the final match "Borac" from Banja Luka and "Dukla" from Czech Republic.
    Participation in this sporting event can expected only champions in handball leagues most successful clubs or countries they come from at the invitation of the organizers.
    At Doboj tournament has so far gathered over a hundred teams from 32 countries from the Europe and Africa.
    From February 2011. International TV Handball Tournament of Champions in Doboj was included in the official calendar of competitions of the International Handball Federation (IHF).

    Equipment: Ticket are 5 KM or BAM (about 2,5 euros)

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    Surfing on air

    by Odiseya Updated Nov 9, 2013

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    Ozren mounting near Doboj have a good possibility for paragliding because it has a good very good weather conditions and air movement in flight for even 2500 m, and a favorable geographic location and beautiful landscapes altitude from 120 till 918 meters.
    Therefor we can say that mountain Ozren become serious paragliding destinations.
    There is a three start point: two on Gostilj peak with an altitude difference, from takeoff to landing, the 550 m and wind direction N-NW and N. Second start point on Ozren is Rovin or Ruje (hill above the village Paklenica) with an altitude difference of 300 m and wind direction N-NE and N.

    For the needs of tourists, as well as paragliding competitions at the highest peak Ozren the Ostrovica - 918 meters above sea level, made ​​a lookout, and the higher Gostilj at 773 meters altitude platform for experienced paragliding fliers and take off for three others.

    Paragliding club "Paragost" is first and only club in Doboj and it is active from 2009. Club offers training of new members and offers the possibility of flying tandem paragliding (sofa). In 2012 fly with pilot was 40 euros.

    I dint personally fly but I saw fly on manifestation on Gostilj peak on Ozren mounting 2012.

    Some interesting info - Paragliding is one of the youngest aircraft sports and it is a free flying paragliding, who early 1980s used by mountaineers and rock climbers looking for the easiest way down from those peaks. In Europe since 1986 was organizing paragliding competition in several different disciplines. 'Paraglajding er rejs - Doboj competition is the only competition on paragliding overflight in country, it 3th year tradition.

    Equipment: Adequate paragliding tools and material or contact local club (facebook page: Paragliding Club PARAGHOST Doboj) and local touristic organization.

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    Doboj play floorball

    by Odiseya Written Jul 28, 2013

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    Start as a idea of local enthusiasts to promote sport and inclusion of children with lower academic potential and problems in development and with special needs in world of sport and recreation and including them in local community. That is FloorDo, sports section of Association for support children with special need from Doboj and local elementary school "Vuk Stefanović Karadžić" from Doboj. With moral and logistical support from floorball club "Gromovi" from Banja Luka that sports section continuing to raise in the official sport club. This is one of important step in promotion and developing of floorball in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in South Eastern Europe in general.
    Till now is organized two sport, cultural and humanitarian event that got support from local residents.
    First event was held in 20th October 2012. and it attract Good organization which is estimated to be about 2000 visitors on Stadium of small sports games in Doboj. Thst would by far the largest visits floorball game-competition in the region of former Yugoslavia.
    On second event held on same place attract even more people and there was collect money for medical care of sisters Gojic.

    Finally, floorball is promoted as a dynamic and fun sport with a small investment has enormous potential for the inclusion of all groups regardless of their specificity and prejudice that can accompany them.

    During school year practice of floorball was held in local school every Saturday.

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    Hiking trails the mountain Ozren

    by Odiseya Updated Oct 28, 2012

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    Hiking trails on mountain Ozren

    Part Ozren starting from Doboj, is divided into two major cycling - hiking trails within which it is possible to combine cycling and walking short stocks. Weight both routes combined with tracks ranging from light to medium category. The whole area is marked hiking signs.

    Equipment: Proper shoes and backpack with food and water

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