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Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2019 Events and Rules

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
4 28th April MAROC Coull
5 30th June MAROC Potarch
6 7th July GRAMP Balmedie
7 25th August MAROC Glen Feardar
8 6th October GRAMP Forvie
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.

08th Jan 19


JD2C Final Results 2018

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

20th Dec 18


COPE project nominated for a ‘Rural Inspiration Award’

Congratulations to Sarah Dunn, whose 'Community Orienteering and Protection of the Environment' project (COPE) has been nominated for the European Network for Rural Devlopment 'Rural Inspiration Award'. Sarah has been managing the COPE project over the last 2 years.

Further details are published on the Scottish Orienteering website here, and there is an article on COPE in the December issue of SCORE.

20th Dec 18


Gramp Post AGM Christmas Score, Sunday December 2nd

Grampian Orienteers have asked us to advertise the following.  For anyone not coming to MAROC club training on Sunday morning (but why wouldn't you???):

Gramp Post AGM Christmas Score, Sunday December 2nd

Foggieton

Parking at Cults Primary School, NJ883032

Courses:

Long score, 45mins (over 16s only)

Short score, 30mins (included recommended yellow course if preferred)

Starts 11 -12

Seniors £4, Juniors £2

Cake and hot drinks stall in aid of the Scottish World Schools Team

28th Nov 18


Junior Colour and Participation Badges

Latest updates to the junior colour and participation badges, updated to include the recent event at Bogendreip.

15th Nov 18


MAROC awarded Bronze level Scottish Orienteering Club Accreditation

Mar Orienterring Club were presented with our Bronze level Scottish Orientation Club Accreditation at the event at Bogendreip on Sunday 4th November.

Here are a couple of pictures.

04th Nov 18


British Night Orienteering Championships Weekend

The British Night Orienteering Championships are coming to Deeside on the weekend of February 23rd - 24th 2019.

As well as the Night Chamionship event itself on Saturday evening, there will be a SOL at Birsemore on the Sunday and a SOUL sprint event organised by Grampian Orienteers at Cove earlier on the Saturday.

Online entries for all three events are now open on Fabian 4.

First closing date is 4/2/19 after which fees go up by £1.
Final closing date is 18/2/19 midnight.

Enter Online

02nd Nov 18


JD2C Latest

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.

01st Nov 18


SOUL 8 at Danestone Aberdeen

GRAMP organised event on Saturday 15th September

Reminder that the BTO SOUL 8 event is taking place on Saturday 15th September at Danestone.  Using the Danestone/Grandholm area to the northwest of the city centre and based in Danestone Community Centre, courses are full length urban style mainly on paths through the housing estates, some grassy open areas and woodland.

Online entries are now open via Fabian 4 and full details can be found on the GRAMP website.

22nd Aug 18


Introductory Orienteering Sessions Aug / Sep 2018

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions for families after the summer holidays. Full coaching will be provided and there will be an opportunity for both children and adults to have a go. Although targeted at family participation the sessions will also be suitable for adults without children.

The first session is on Sun 26th August at Balfour Woods near Aboyne, with subsequent sessions on 2nd Sep at Murray and Haughton Parks, Alford; 9th Sep at Tillyfourie, Alford and 16th Sep at Pannanich, Ballater. Full details and an application form are here.

13th Aug 18


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