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Manchester & District
Orienteering Club

Summer Evening Event 1 - Teggs Nose Country Park

A summer evening event offering courses that are suitable for novices and for experienced orienteers.

Tue 25th Apr 2017

Type of event: District-(C)
Type of terrain: Moorland, Parkland
Info updated: 30th Apr

Results

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Macclesfield

Directions / Parking

Signed from A537 at the east of Macclesfield. Parking charge (meter). Registration in Visitor Centre.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from 17:30. Starts 18:00 - 19:00.

Course Information

Courses suitable for novices and for experienced orienteers:

White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue

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

Fees: £5.00 seniors and £2.00 juniors. Free SI-dibber loan (but £30 if not returned)

Facilities

The cafe in the Visitor Centre will be staying open for us, serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and cake.

Dogs allowed?

On leads in Car Park only

Contacts / Officials

Contact: Tony Wagg 0161 445 0902

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.

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