Knole Park Sunday Series & Yvette Baker Trophy qualifying heat

Sun 30 Apr 2017

Type of event: District-(C)
Type of terrain: Parkland, Woodland

Info updated: Tue 2 May

Results

Event Report


Yvette Baker Trophy team results

GO 891

HH 891

SN 879

SAX 861

SLOW 285

Congratulations to GO and HH who are both through to the final as the representatives for SEOA - clearly both clubs fielded strong teams which are well matched so well done to all their runners.

We understand that SN will also go through to the final as the SCOA representative.

Good luck to everyone for the YBT final.

We hope all the juniors and their families & clubs enjoyed their day out in Knole Park along with everyone else who came along to Sunday's event.

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Sevenoaks

Directions / Parking

Parking is at Suffolk Way Car Park, Sevenoaks TN13 1LW – follow signs for Sevenoaks Leisure Centre. No parking fee on Sundays. Nearest railway station: Sevenoaks 1.2km

Registration & Start Times

Registration: 10:00 to 12:00. 

Starts: 10:30 to 12:30                                                        

Course Information

Brown, Blue, Green – technical

Light green – moderately technical

Orange – beginner, moderately difficult

Yellow – beginner, easy

60 minute score course – suitable for novice adults. 

Please would clubs inform the Organiser of their intention to participate, and the name of the team manager, at least two weeks before the event i.e. by 18 April 2017.

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

Enter through Fabian 4   http://www.fabian4.co.uk/

Adults £7 up to midnight on 23 April 2017; £9 up to midnight on 27 April 2017; non BOF +£2

Entry on day, subject to map availability, £9; non BOF +£2

Saxons juniors free; other juniors £3; adults on Yellow or Orange £3; dibber hire £1.

Saxons helper discount £2 and Saxons juniors discount - contact organiser for code

Terrain Description

Parkland and runnable woodland - one of our most popular venues.

Facilities

Toilets at Sevenoaks Town Centre Bus Station

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Sarah Howes

Planner: Mel Taylor

Controller: Mike Perry

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: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance

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

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