Trosley Country Park New Years Day SCORE
New year score event
Fri 1 Jan 2016
Type of event: Local, Score
Type of terrain: Woodland
Pre Event Info
Nearest town: Gravesend
- Grid Ref: TQ633610
- Postcode: DA13 0SG
- Latitude: 51.32518
- Longitude: 0.34187
- Google Map
- Streetmap (OS 50k)
- Bing Map (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
Grid reference TQ 634612, postcode DA13 0SG,. Trosley Country Park is signed (brown/white direction signs) from the A227 between Meopham and Wrotham. Car parking fee £2 by ticket from machine
Registration & Start Times
Registration from 10:15, in the car park.
Starts between 11:00 to 12:00 (courses close at 1pm). Start times will not be pre-allocated. Start when you are ready.
Finish will be near the start.
60 min score event. Do controls in 90 series or controls in 100 series, then switch over on control 111 to the other series. You can only switch once.
45 min score event: Junior and beginners. Find controls in any order in 45 minutes. A Christmas reward awaits you at the finish
Penalty 1 point for every minute late.
Score event: 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.
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.
Enter on the day at registration.
Seniors £5, Juniors £3. SI dibber hire £1 Groups £5 (Saxons juniors £2)
Please contact the Organiser if you are bringing a Group
Please email the organiser if you intend coming so we know how many maps to print.
SPORT IDENT dibbers to hire if you don’t have one.
Woodland with a good path network, and a steep escarpment. You can choose to keep on the flat on the top, or down the slope.
1:7,500 scale map with 5m contours, updated 2015. Maps will be printed on A4 waterproof paper.
Toilets and cafe open adjacent to car park
Well behaved dogs welcome.
Contacts / Officials
Planner: David Thomas
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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.