With reference to the Competition Rules for IOF Foot Orienteering Events, the listed areas are out of bounds for all potential 2024 Championship Orienteering team members (competitors, team leaders, coaches, doctors etc.) and other persons who, through their knowledge of the terrain or the events, may influence the result of the competitions. However, the paved public roads passing through these areas may be used.
There is an exception for the Sprint and Sprint relay areas. It is allowed to stay in Bansko, and Razlog to use public roads, but it is prohibited to organize in this areas training sessions, using maps, testing routes, etc. The centres of Bansko and Razlog are strictly forbidden areas from 31st July to the end of the respective race.