Norbury Park (MV). Kent Night Cup 18

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Head over to the MV website for the Results and Planner's Report:- http://mvoc.org/ A pair of glasses with small lenses was found in the car park. Please contact Ian ditchi56-bof <at> yahoo.co.uk to reclaim these.

Type of event: Local, Night, Score
Type of terrain: Woodland

Info updated: Mon 30 Jan

Results

Event Report

Thanks go to Ian Ditchfield for hosting this round.

Mark Glaisher

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Leatherhead

Directions / Parking

Car parking/Registration will be at the Young Street car park on the A246, close to the River Mole at GR TQ162551 (nearest postcode KT22 9BS). From M25 junction 9 (Leatherhead), follow “A24 Dorking” to Givons Grove Roundabout, then take “A246 Guildford” and the car park is 500m on the left. Approach from Givons Grove Roundabout only, right turns into the car park are prohibited.

Nearest rail station is Leatherhead approx. 2km to the north. 465 bus from Kingston to Dorking passes car park and runs late enough for return journey. Nearest stop “Givons Roundabout”.

Registration & Start Times

On the night only 18:45-19:15 (please don't be late).

Bring your SI dibber to Registration if you have one.

Mass start at 7:30pm. 

Course Information

60 minute score event, which means you decide which controls to visit during your hour. You may visit controls in any order. You get one point for each control found, and lose one point per minute (or part minute) if you are late back. 

Map: LIDAR based and remapped 2015 by Philip Gristwood. 1:10,000 printed on A4 size waterproof paper. No legend on the map. Control descriptions will be on the map only.

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

Seniors £4, Juniors £1, SI dibber hire £1.

Please email ditchi56-bof <at> yahoo.co.uk so that we can estimate map numbers. Four volunteer control collectors also required (to pick up 5 controls each).

Torch, backup torch and whistle compulsory, also possibly cagoules in inclement weather.  Nearest A&E is Epsom Hospital, Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7EG  01372 735 735

Terrain Description

Mostly deciduous woodland on chalk. Some very runnable. Flinty paths. Some steep slopes, slippery if wet.

Facilities

Apres-O: optional meal and prize-giving afterwards at Edmund Tylney (Wetherspoons), 30 High St, Leatherhead. Suggested parking in the Swan Centre (multi-storey), Leret Way, Leatherhead (free evenings).

Contacts / Officials

Organiser / Planner: Ian Ditchfield (MV) ditchi56-bof yahoo.co.uk

Important Information

Health, safety and other important information related to events.

Covid-19:

Before travelling to any orienteering event please make sure you are aware of and following government lockdown rules. To enable us to maintain social distancing requirements, we will not be offering coaching to beginners at the start. If you havent tried orienteering before and need guidance please contact our head coach in the first instance.

To ensure that we comply with Government and British Orienteering 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. 

On event day turn up for your allocated start slot

Always respect others & social distance even when orienteering

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 ensure you are drip and spittle free before downloading.

For full BO Covid guidance click here

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Ticks are common in areas where we go orienteering, more information about ticks.

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

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