Entries that have been categorised as Junior
Maroc juniors have been set a series of indoor and outdoor activities to do during the January and February 2021 lockdown. These are available here.
On the last Sunday before Christmas we are putting on a members-only score event type training session at Glen O Dee, Banchory. This will be a fun festive-themed caper aimed at our younger members and anyone else with good short-term memory! How many controls can you visit within a set time? And how many of these controls can you remember when you get back to base??! Bonus points will be awarded for fancy dress and for festive jokes that make the coaches laugh. We will meet at Burnett Park pavilion at 10.30 and walk together to the start, returning around 12pm. Maps will be provided and dibbers not required. Parking available by the tennis courts. Cost £3 adults and £1.50 children by donation to Maroc account. Any questions contact the organiser – .
We are limited to 30 participants so sign up here early to avoid disappointment.
Attention all juniors! Are you missing your regular fix of orienteering? Did you know that there are lots of orienteering activities you can try out at home?
Whilst we are all in lockdown, an ideal time to listen to a collection of recent broadcasts from River Dee radio featuring MAROC orienteering:
September 2019: Orienteering at Glen Feardar
December 2019: Local Sports Personality Jon Musgrave
Here are the JD2C standings after the event at Birsemore on 8th March.
As I'm sure everyone is aware, this will be the last update for some time. The next counting event will be advised when orienteering resumes following all relevant guidelines from BOF and UK government.
We are all aware of the ongoing coronavirus situation. I am reproducing here the recent communication from British Orienteering - we have been requested to cancel all events for the next 12 weeks and the events at Tillyfourie, Redburn and Sluie have now been removed from the events list.
Full statement below.
After-school orienteering will restart in Aboyne next week, Thu 27th Feb, with a block of 5 weekly sessions leading up to the Easter holidays.
An explanation for those new to the club: juniors will automatically gain credit for participation (badges awarded for 5, 10, 25 ,50 & 100 events) and for running colour courses within various criteria (iron, bronze, silver and gold badges can be earned). Badges earned during the year are normally awarded at the club AGM in November.
If you think that your junior has run events for which they have not been credited, let Pat know (publicity - see contacts page).
Apologies for the sheets not being updated for a while but our juniors have been so busy over the summer it's been almost impossible to keep track!
Please take a moment to look over the sheets for your child to make sure everything makes sense and let Pat know if anything needs added or amended: publicity 'at' marocscotland.org.uk
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:
|M8||Dougal Mather (MAR)||W8||Joanna McDonald (Gramp)|
|M10||Fergus Dunbar (MAR)||W10||Dara Tivendale (MAR)|
|M12||Ranolph Whitehead (MAR)||W12||Ruth Gooch (MAR)|
|M14||Blair Garrett (MAR)||W14||Morven Farquharson (Gramp)|
|M16||Sam Griffin (Gramp)||W16||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.