Festive Fun

Work off the excesses of Christmas with a bit of orienteering!

Enter online via Fabian4

Tue 26th Dec 2017

Type of event: Local Race, Score, Social
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 20th Nov

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Pre Event Info

Mass start event, time limited to an hour.

Format along the lines of a Score event, with a bit of a twist to make it interesting!



Directions / Parking

Dell Road, Nethy Bridge adjacent to the Community Hall

Registration, Start & Finish

Community Hall, Nethy Bridge

Registration: 10:45 to 11am.

Briefing: 11am

Mass Start: 11:15am

Finish: 12:15pm

Course Information


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

Orienteering club members

Senior: £6.00
Junior: £3.00

Non club members

Senior: £7.00
Junior: £4.00

Entering online in advance helps up with knowing how many maps to print and other organisational issues. Online entries will close on 22nd December; maps will be ordered on 19th December so please enter by then to guarantee a map.

Enter online via Fabian4

Hired timing chips (Si-Cards, dibbers)

We provide a free loan of these if you don't have your own, but if you loose it there will be a £30 charge for it's replacement.

Terrain Description

Forest with a good network of paths.


Bring along your turkey sandwiches! Tea, coffee and mince pies provided.

Dogs allowed?

Outside only.

Contacts / Officials

Lynne Walker

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.


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

Medical Conditions

You have the option of downloading and completing this Medical form. It could be life saving if the organisers are aware of any existing medical conditions in the event of an incident. You can leave it at registration/enquires in a sealed envelope that will only be opened if required and destroyed after the event.


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