Trosley Country Park New Years Day SCORE

New year score event

Fri 1 Jan 2016

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

Info updated: Sun 3 Jan

Results

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Gravesend

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. 

Course Information

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.

Entry Details

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. 

Terrain Description

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.

Facilities

Toilets and cafe open adjacent to car park

Dogs allowed?

Well behaved dogs welcome.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: David Thomas

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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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.