Tilquhillie Forest Sprint

Fri 01st May 2015

Type of event: Local-(D), Sprint
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 03rd May

Results

Race 4 in Forest Sprint series.

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Location

Nearest town: Banchory

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking, registration and download will be in the small field with sheds at grid reference NO 714 947.  This parking area is not huge so please park “economically”.

Parking area

Registration & Start Times

Registration: 6-7pm

Course Information

Orange course of approx 3.2 km, 12 controls, 100m climb

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

Entry on the day

Fees:
£5 adult
£2.50 children

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Jon Lenton
Organiser: Jon Lenton

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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