Angley Summer Series event

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Woodland

Info updated: Sun 19 Aug

Pre Event Info


Nearest town: Cranbrook

Directions / Parking

Parking for the event will be on-street in the roads around Wheatfield Way, off Angley Road, just south-west of High Weald Academy and the Weald Sports Centre. Please park considerately for local residents.

Registration will be at a car parked in a lay-by at the Wheatfield Way/Angley Road junction. From registration, for those doing only the score event, there will be a short walk to the start, which is just in the woods, at 11.15 am . Those undertaking the coaching, then the event, will meet at the start as directed by the coaching team

Registration & Start Times

Registration 10.00-11.00

Mass start of score event at 11.30

Course Information

45 and 60 minute 'score' course. Visit as many of the controls (check points) as you can in the time allowed. 

At this series of events we are offering free coaching before the event starts from 10.15-11.00. People wanting to take advantage 0f this to register close to 10 so they can get to coaching point ready to start the session. Beginners and improvers welcome.

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 only. Please let the organiser know if you are coming and if you want to take part in the coaching session so we can print sufficient maps.

Individual adults £5

Individual juniors £2

Dibber hire £1

If you take part as a group (2 or more) £10. This will include a map for every member of the group plus dibber (recording chip) hire

Coaching is free.

Terrain Description

Mixed woodland with a good path network

Dogs allowed?

Dogs under control welcome

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: david kingdon

Important Information

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.

Insurance: If you have joined an orienteering club, or are competing in one of your first 3 events, then you are covered by our public liability insurance.

Training and help is available from qualified coaches. Please contact the organiser.

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