Ightham ranking Sunday league event

Sun 28 Feb 2016

Type of event: Regional
Type of terrain: Woodland

Info updated: Wed 2 Mar


Pre Event Info

Planner:  Anita Kingdon

​Organiser:  Mike Perry           07860 795 445

Controller : Jerry Purkis


Nearest town: Sevenoaks

Directions / Parking

Parking at the Crown Point road, off A25, TN15 0HB. If approaching from the East (A25 from Borough Green) please pass the narrow one-way access at the bottom of the hill and continue up the hill to the wider access (signed). Please share transport where possible - it will make it easier for you and us.

There will also be limited parking for families doing courses up to light green, at St Lawrence Church. Please register at the Crown Point first.

Public Transport options

Sevenoaks station  5 miles

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 9.30 at the Crown Point Inn road off the A25.

Start times from 10am to 12.30pm.

Courses close 2pm.

Course Information

Courses from Yellow to Brown

Brown  7.9k  225m

Blue     6.0k  215m

Green  4.5k  115m

L Green 3.5k  100m

Orange  2.9k   35m

Yellow    2.1k   30m


There will be one start, an easy 1km walk to the woods west of St Lawrence Church.

Courses yellow, orange and light green will finish close to the start.

Courses green, blue and brown will have a separate finish close to registration.

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

Online through fabian 4 http://www.fabian4.co.uk/  to midnight Thursday 25. On the day     £9 adults,  £3 juniors  from 9.30am.

Helper discount £2

adults on orange or yellow  £5

Terrain Description

Ancient woodland with multiple contours and features.


Toilets available at the Crown Point Inn.


The Crown Point offer an excellent carvery, for refreshments after the event. Booking recommended 01732 810669

Important Information

Health, safety and other important information related to events.

If you have pre-existing helath issues that you feel the organiser should know about please fill in this medical form.



Before travelling to any orienteering event please make sure you are aware of and following British Orienteering guidelines. 

To ensure that we comply with these guidelines and make our events Covid secure and safe for participants and volunteers, all events will be pre-entry and pre-payment only.

During the on-line entry process, you will select your preferred start window from those available for your course. You must then make payment to reserve your start window. Please do not turn up at the event unless you have pre-entered. If you need help with the registration process please contact the event organiser.

On event day turn up for your allocated start slot

Please move away from the map box after collecting your map.

At control sites do not touch the control, and move through quickly.

Do not congregate at the Finish.

At Download please get your breath back and recover before downloading.

Saxons volunteers are very happy to help beginners understand the courses, maps and timing equipment used at our events. To get advice please contact coaching@saxons-oc.org at least 3 days before the event, or go to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/saxons.oc and ask questions there. It may be possible to arrange for somoene to meet you before your start.

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