Uath Lochan

Results now available for Tuesday’s event - well done everyone, it wasn’t easy!

Tue 09th Apr 2013

Type of event:
Info updated: 29th Dec

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Pre Event Info

Apologies to those of you whose Emit brikke didn't register at the start, or who didn't get a brikke because we'd run out!

Location

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Directions / Parking

Meet 6:00 - 6:30 at the track/road junction on the B970 three-quarters of a mile southwest of Insh House - grid ref. NH827033

Registration, Start & Finish

Registration: 6:00 - 6:30
Starts: 6:00 - 6:30

Course Information

Orange course (fairly easy) and a Green course (difficult)

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: £3.50 for adults and £2 for juniors. For members there is 50p off all fees.
Entry: On the day

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 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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