Shooting Greens DNC

Wed 15th Nov 2017

Type of event: Night
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 16th Nov

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Shooting Greens DNC

Please don’t forget to bring suitable clothing and equipment. Technical Difficulty 5 courses suitable for  experienced orienteers only.

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Location

Nearest town: Banchory

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking at the forestry commission car park at Shooting Greens NO632943

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 17:45 - 19:00 (last start 19:00)

Start: 400m from registration

Finish: 250m from registration

Course closes 20:30

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Course Information

Medium: 3.9km, 9 controls

Long: 4.8km, 12 controls

Technical Difficulty 5: experienced orienteers only

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

Seniors £5.00

Juniors £2.50

Contacts / Officials

Donald Kerridge

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.

Timing will be by EMIT brikke

Please note that lost brikkes will be charged for at £45 unless the Club Commitee agrees there are special circumstances.

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