Sun 10th Nov 2019
Type of event: Regional Race
Late update - Warning of Road Closure
If you are planning on heading West on the A93 North Deeside Road on Sunday - please allow extra time to avoid the Road Closure in Banchory between 9 and 10.30 am for the Armistice Day Parade. See adjacent image.
The Allocated Start Times are now displayed on Fabian4 and parents who have requested a split start will have an open punching start.
There is also a final update to the final details document.
We are delighted to be welcoming Scotland's Junior Orienteers participating in the 2019 Junior Inter Area Individual race alongside our regular Level C club event. We also have a Scottish University competition running as part of the event.
INTER AREA NOTES: For Junior Inter Area Competitors only, Brikkes, Back Up Cards and Yellow Maps will be assigned to Club/Area representatives for distribution.
For safety purposes, we have designated two areas within the lower Forest Car Park for the parking of Junior Inter Area Camper Vans/Buses only, all other Camper Vans and Mini Buses must use the Overflow Car Park.
Although entries are now closed on the Fabian 4 site, courses may be entered on the day subject to limited availability of maps.
Pleae refer to sub-sections below for further details.
Our next event which is being held in the beautiful Cambus O'May forest near Ballater. There are courses available for all ages and levels of experience so why not come along and give it a try! The event is being held in conjunction with the Scottish Junior Inter Areas Championships 2019:
- Relays are on Saturday 9th November at Scolty (Gramp event)
- Individuals are at this event at Cambus on the Sunday
Please refer to this PDF file for more details so that juniors know which class to enter.
Entries are available through Fabian 4 - closing date for all entries is November 3rd.
Wed 6th Nov 2019
Type of event: Local Race, Night
Part of the Deeside Night Cup series.
Two courses of around 3km and 5km at TD5/Green standard as far as possible. No concessions to the dark.
Another change to the JD2C results - sometimes hard to tell who's run shadowed / paired / family group! So hopefully final revised results for the Jon Duncan Junior Deeside cup. Congratulations to the category winners:
||Dougal Mather (MAR)
||Joanna McDonald (Gramp)
||Fergus Dunbar (MAR)
||Dara Tivendale (MAR)
||Ranolph Whitehead (MAR)
||Ruth Gooch (MAR)
||Blair Garrett (MAR)
||Morven Farquharson (Gramp)
||Sam Griffin (Gramp)
||Amber Graham (MAR)
Please note that it has been decided that the event at Cambus O'May on 10th November will not count towards the JD2C. Further details below.
River Dee Radio's 'Sport with Paul' visited MAROCs Glen Feardar event last Sunday. You can hear their Orienteering Special via this link - a very good summary of the Glen Feardar Event and the lead up to it.
Here are the JD2C standings after the event at Balmedie on 7th July.
The next event which counts for the JD2C will be Glen Feardar on this coming Sunday - 25th August.
A free orienteering taster session for children in school years P5-7 will be held in Aboyne on Thu 29th Aug 3:45-4:45, meeting at the Community Centre.