Deeside night cup - Bogendreip

Wed 14th Dec 2016

Type of event: Night
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 15th Dec


7th in Deeside night cup series

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Nearest town: Strachan

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking on forest tracks on south side of road at Bridge of Bogendreip (B974).  Limited parking so please carshare if you can.

Overspill onto the side road on the RHS just after the bridge - please make sure you don't block residents access.

Registration & Start Times

Registration and start times: 6-7pm

No starts after 7pm, course closes 8pm.

Course Information

2 courses, both TD5

Short: 3.2km

Long: 5.3km

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

Adults £5

Juniors £2.50

Contacts / Officials

Planner and organisers - Hazel Wright and Martin Young

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
Participants in orienteering should be aware of the risk of tick bites - more information here.

SPORTident timing will be used

Please note that a lost hire SI-Card will be charged for at a rate of £30, unless the Club Commitee agrees that there are special circumstances.


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