Devon Orienteering


Devon Orienteering League (Winter Series 2017/18)

Final round results

League Positions after 5th and final round (following Ashclyst event):

Devon League Table 2017-18 (Final) 

The last event of the Winter series at Ashclyst Forest provided a real workout with good technical controls in a (rather wet and muddy) woodland setting. 

We had wet weather but it was not too cold, although lots of mud!  As this was a regional event additional entrants topped up our numbers to add to the competition.  Thanks to James Jackson for planning great courses, to Andy Reynolds  for controlling and to Tom Bate for his organisationasl skills. Thanks also to all of the other club members who have helped out over the Winter Series.

(Looking at the results, I think we should also acknowledge one or two exceptional performances:

  • Tom Perry (M14) 2nd on Green and also 2nd on Light Green! 
  • Oliver Hayter (M10) One of a handful of people who attended at least four out of five events (and was first male on the Yellow course)!
  • Martin Yeo (M21) the only person who attended all five events -and please make sure you join the club before your next event, Martin, or our insurance with the British Orienteering Federation could be compromised!

Bryan Smith)

Here are the male and female series winners, each of whom in due course will get a certificate from the club.

Brown Ben Chesters  M40 Robin Carter W55
Blue Jack Forrest   M16 Hana Skuckova  W55
Green John Chesters M65 Cat Edwardes W45
St Green Bill Vigar M80 Rebecca Medlock W40
Lt Green Martin Lewis  M50 Karen Lewis W50
Orange Finn Sellar M14  Anna Derry W16
Yellow Oliver Hayter M10 Annabelle Lewis W12

Hope you all enjoyed your orienteering. Tim Gent


The Devon Moorland Orienteering League aims to present regular and reasonably competitive orienteering to club members (Devon and non-Devon) and newcomers. 

All competitors are automatically registered at the time of their first run during the season. In 2017-18 (from November 2017 –March 2018) it is intended that the league comprises five events over varied terrain, including Devon’s Galoppen (South West league) event in November.

Please see the latest fixture details for dates of league events.

There are a range of courses available to suit both novice and experienced orienteers, linked to the British Orienteering colour coded guidelines. The courses used for the 2017-18 league are: Brown, Blue, Green, Short Green, Light Green, Orange and Yellow.

Competitors scores are calculated as follows:
Score = (fastest registered competitors time/your time) X 1000

On all courses, the competitor’s best four out of five results will count.

Certificates will be awarded at the end of the season for the first male and first female competitor on each course. On the Yellow and Orange courses, only junior competitor scores qualify.

Whilst shadowing of juniors is allowed we ask that this should be non-active unless the run is subsequently declared non-competitive. The adult shadowing the junior should also have already completed their run. Non-competitive results are not included in the league. Second runs at the same event should also be declared non-competitive.

For the purposes of the league, pairs are allowed to run on Yellow and Orange courses and shall be awarded the total number of points as if they were individuals. Competitors on Yellow or Orange courses may change to running individually or with a different partner at any event during the season.

Organisers, Planners and Controllers of league events receive a score equivalent to the average of the score they achieve at other events. Their scores are highlighted in red on the table of results.

Tim Gent compiles the league scores –to whom any comments or questions should be addressed.


Planned League Dates and Venues

See for latest information

12/11/2017  South West Gallopen and League Event 1 Haytor

10/12/2017  League Event  Holne Moor (Postponed due to weather)

21/01/2018  League Event 2 Five Tors

25/02/2018  League Event 3 Hound Tor

24/03/2018  League Event 4 Fernworthy

15/04/2018 League Event 5 Ashclyst


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