Knole Park SE Score Champs

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Type of event: Regional, Score
Type of terrain: Parkland, Woodland

Info updated: Wed 17 Oct

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Sevenoaks

Directions / Parking

Parking will be at Sevenoaks Prep School, Park Lane, Godden Green TN15 OJU (Grid Ref TQ554545). Sevenoaks Prep is to the east side of the Park. Parking is limited due to proposed building work on site and therefore we ask that you car share where possible.  If the car park is full you will be directed to road side parking about 15 minutes walk from Registration.

Registration & Start Times

NOTE  - CLOCKS GO BACK THE NIGHT BEFORE

Registration and download will be adjacent to the car park

Registration: 10 am to 12 noon

Starts: 10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Course closes at 14.00 pm

 

Distance from Registration to starts/finishes: c. 10 minute walk

Course Information

Electronic punching (Sportident) will be used

This Score event has a choice of 40 or 60 minutes time limit options. Novices and families are welcome. There is no set route - just visit as many controls (check points) as you can and return to the finish within your limit of 40 or 60 minutes. There will be a 10 point penalty for every minute, or part thereof, that your run exceeds 40/60 minutes

 

SE Score Championships

This is a 60 minute score event but W/M16 (and younger) and W/M60 (and older) can opt for the 40 minute score and their scores/penalties will be multiplied by 1.5. The choice of 40 or 60 minutes must be made when registering and cannot be changed later.

Each club receives the aggregated points of its individual score runners from different age classes. The scoring system automatically allows for running up - no declaration of teams is required. The club with the highest total score wins.

For full details of the rules please follow the link to the SEOA website https://www.seoa.org.uk/info/orienteering-competitions-within-seoa/south-east-score-championships

Explanation of Score courses

You don't have to visit all the controls! There is usually a time limit, instead of a set course. Points are scored for visiting controls, and deducted for finishing over the time limit. You decide which controls to visit, and in which sequence. Sometimes controls have different points values. You will need to carry a watch or phone, so you know how long you have been out.

Entry Details

Pre enter via Fabian4 fabian4 before 21st October 2018

Start times will not be pre-allocated

Seniors:  £10; £2 discount for BO members

Juniors £5; £2 discount for BO members

 

Entries on Day (subject to map availability)

Seniors:  £12; £2 discount for BO members

Juniors: £5; £2 discount to BO/Saxons members

Groups £15

SI dibbers will be loaned free of charge where necessary

 

Parking £1

Please contact the organiser to help with an estimation and to reserve a map if not pre entering.

Terrain Description

Knole is a beautiful open deer park surrounding the historic National Trust Knole House, with areas of largely runnable woodland and a good ride/path network. There are many knolls in the area. Only the most significant ones have been mapped.

There is only one road in the park which leads from the Park entrance to Knole House car park. It is likely that competitors will cross this when visiting controls. It is only a minor road but competitors still need to take care.

1:10,000 map with contours 5m.

Facilities

Unfortunately there are no toilet facilities in the car parking area

Dogs allowed?

Dogs welcome on a lead

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Simon Greenwood

Organiser: Richard Whitaker

Controller: Andrew Evans (DFOK)

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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Data Protection: Your personal information provided for this event or obtained from registration databases will be used to process your entry, publish results, check for missing runners and trace missing SI cards.