Entries that have been categorised as Junior
Latest standings after the events at Glen O'Dee in January and the Birsemore SOL in February are here.
Next event which counts for the JD2C is the event this Sunday at Glen Dye. Weather forecast is good and a nice area so get out there and score some points! Check the Gramp website for info on the road closure approaching Strachan from the west.
The Jon Duncan Dunior Deeside Cup (JD2C) is a points competition for Juniors of MAROC and Grampian Orienteers which runs each calendar year. The competition this year will be run over 9 events and is already underway with the event at Glen O'Dee on Sunday.
The full list of fixtures is in the table below and this along with summary of rules in the attached.
|Event number||Date||Organising club||Location|
|1||6th January||MAROC||Glen O'Dee|
|2||24th February||GRAMP/MAROC||SOL1 Birsemore|
|3||24th March||GRAMP||Glen Dye|
|7||25th August||MAROC||Glen Feardar|
|9||10th November||MAROC||Cambus O'May|
Prize giving for the competition (the much coveted wooden statues) will be at the GRAMP And MAROC Club AGMs.
If you are not sure of the age class that you should be running in, this is tied to your year of birth, so effectively your age at the end of 2019 - see the attached table.
With apologies to those affected, belated posting of revised Final standing for the JD2C. Congratulations again to the category winners below as well as to all medal winners in the attached full table.
|M8||Fraser Pain (GRAMP)||W8||Dara Tivendale|
|M10||Findlay Cormack||W10||Romily Kellas|
|M12||Ranolph Whitehead||W12||Ruth Gooch|
|M14||Ewan Musgrave||W14||Catriona Chapman|
|M16||Matthew Gooch||W16||Eilidh Garrett|
Latest JD2C standings updated after the event at Scolty on Sunday 14th October. Final (JD)2C event is at Bogendreip on this coming Sunday, 4th November.
Latest JD2C standings updated after the event at Crathes on 24th June. We finally have the schedule with the remaining fixtures for the year:
- Balfour 26th August
- Pannanich 16th September
- Raemoir 14th October
- Bogendreip 4th November
Final points table for the Forest Sprint series is here. Well done to all who took part and especially to Matthew Gooch for taking the top spot.
There was success for MAROC at the Aberdeenshire Sports Awards held on Friday. Aberdeenshire Sports Council awarded Team of the Year to MAROC and there was individual success for Eilidh Campbell and Matthew Gooch. Eilidh won the junior women's award and Matthew was short listed for the junior men's award.
After success in the local DNC, Joe Wright travelled down to South Wales last weekend where he proved his skill and fitness on a bigger stage by winning the British Night Champs M18 class by 9'.
Further afield, the Gooch family scooped an orienteering hat trick with Matthew Gooch winning his age class at the recent Portugal O Meet, whilst Joel and Dan both took 2nd place in theirs.
Over 30 orienteers found their way to Rock, Salt and Sole in Banchory on Wednesday for a meal and prize giving marking the end of the 2017/18 Deeside Night Cup Series.
Members of Mar Orienteering and Grampian Orienteering Clubs shared their stories over tasty fish and chips as the final scores were being totalled up from the closing event earlier that evening on Sluie estate.