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Orienteering in
Airedale and Wharfedale

Roundhay Park

Regional Event

Sun 18 November, 2018

Level of event: Regional

The 2nd event in the Aire Club League. Courses suitable for all levels, including a Long Orange for those who want to get a decent Sunday run in with a bit of orienteering on the way. Why not make a family day out with a visit to Tropical World and don't forget to admire local artist Shane Green's woodcarving outside.

Pre Event Info

Event Type

Race

Directions / Parking

Car park at the north end of Park Avenue and, if full, roadside on Park Avenue.

Registration & Start Times

Registration, toilets and download are at

Registration from 10.00 to 12.00

Start times from 10.30 to 12.30.

Courses close at 2.30

Terrain Description

Parkland and woodland, with possible short urban sections for the longer courses.


Course Information

1:10000 map. 5m contours, updated

White: Very Easy 1.6k 25m - For young and inexperienced juniors

Yellow: Easy 2.3k 30m - For juniors with a little experience

Orange: Moderately Easy 2.7k 55m - For more experienced juniors and inexperienced seniors.

Light Green: Moderately Hard 4.0k 115m - For experienced juniors

Short Green: Hard 3.6k 90m

Green: Hard 4.4k 110m

Blue: Hard 6.7k 190m

Long Orange: Moderately Easy 7.3k 130m Suitable for less experienced but fit adults.

Brown: Hard 8.8k 195m

All course lengths subject to final controlling.

Long Orange and Brown are unavailable to those under 16 on the day, as they have urban sections with fast moving traffic.


There will be a free “Come and Try It “ Trail O adjacent to the car park. Just look for the Trail O signs and banner. Help and advice will be available.

All Trail O kites and the Start and Finish location will be clearly marked with additional Green and White tape to distinguish them from the regular Foot O locations.

We hope to provide a Free String Course

Entry Details

EOD only

Seniors £9.00 (£7.00 for BO members)

Seniors £3.00 on Orange, Yellow and White Courses

Juniors and Students £3.00

Juniors free on White and Yellow courses

Trail O: Free

Electronic Punching

This will be a mixed punching event: normal SI cards or SIACs can be used. Controls will be enabled for Contactless punching with SIACs.

The punching Start and Finish will not be in Contactless mode and need to be dibbed by all competitors.

An SIAC battery test box will be available at the Start and final SIAC test will be available at -1.

It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure that their dibber has registered at the control.

Traditional SI cards will be available for hire at the event from Enquiries. Unfortunately we are not able to offer SIAC cards for hire at this event. A charge of £30 will be made for lost or non-returned hire SI cards.


Dog restrictions

Dogs under control on the courses and at assembly Please clear up any mess.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Graham Stuart graham.w.stuart@gmail.com

Planner: Chris Burden

Controller: Jack Cooper

Important Information

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.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance

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