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Manchester & District
Orienteering Club

Summer Evening Event - Alderley Edge

and Champions League Event 7

Control 225 (Orange & Light Green) has been made Optional and the leg time removed

Tue 12th Jul 2022

Type of event: Regional
Type of terrain: Woodland
Info updated: 13th Jul


Pre Event Info

Pre-registration required via


Nearest town: Alderley Edge

Directions / Parking

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NT car park on B5087 Alderley Edge to Macclesfield road about 2.5km from centre of Alderley Edge. Parking charge (meter).

Registration & Start Times

Online entry closing date: 10/07/2022

Registration from 17:00. Start times 17:30-19:00. All courses close at 20:15.

Collect hire SI cards if necessary.

Course Information

Courses suitable for novices and for experienced orienteers:

White - 1.3km, 40m, 14 controls
Yellow - 1.9km, 40m, 13 controls
Orange - 2.6km, 100m, 13 controls
Light Green - 3.3km, 120m, 16 controls
Very Short Green - 2.8km, 90m, 17 controls
Short Green - 3.6km, 110m, 22 controls
Green - 4.5km, 130m, 27 controls
Blue - 6.0km, 190m, 30 controls

No loose Control Descriptions but available here

Live Results here

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)

Pay on the day (card payment preferred)


Toilets in car park.

Dogs allowed?

Yes, but please ensure dogs are kept under close control at all times.

Contacts / Officials

Series Co-ordinator: Tony Wagg 0161 445 0902, enquiries to:

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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