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Orienteering Club

Summer Evening Event - Teggs Nose

and Club Championship Event 3

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

Your last chance before the JKs to check your fitness and determination levels ...

Tue 16th Apr 2019

Type of event: Local
Type of terrain: Moorland, Parkland
Info updated: 23rd Apr

Results

Pre Event Info

Please be considerate to members of the public, especially at gates and stiles.

If you have competed in 3 or more orienteering events and not joined a club you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

Location

Nearest town: Macclesfield

Directions / Parking

Signed from A537 at the east of Macclesfield.

Parking is pay and display: 1hr £0.80, 1-3hrs £2, 3-10hrs £3. 

Registration & Start Times

Registration and download are located inside the visitors centre.

Registration from 17:30. Starts 18:00 - 19:00. All courses close at 20:00 and competitors must be capable of finishing by this time or should run a shorter course.

The start is a 10 minute walk from registration. Follow taped route.

Course Information

Courses suitable for novices and for experienced orienteers:

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

Courses are shorter than normal to account for their large amount of climb.

Control descriptions are on the maps only.

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

Toilets at the visitor centre.

First Aid will be available at registration.

Dogs allowed?

Yes, but please ensure dogs are kept under close control at all times due to cattle grazing.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Clare Griffin,

Organiser: Sam Drinkwater

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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