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East of Exe Schools League (QO)

Blackborough North near Dunkeswell

Sat 14th Feb 2015

Info updated: 21st Feb
Type of event: Schools, Other
Type of terrain: Woodland

Results

Please see two pages of results sent in by Tess Stone for the QO -East of Exe event on 14th February at Blackborough. Well done to everyone who took part!

Blackborough Maze Results

Blackborough Maze

Pre Event Information

Organised by QO JOG. For details see: http://www.quantockorienteers.co.uk/events.php

Location

Nearest town: Dunkeswell

Registration & Start Times

1.30-3.30pm starts.

Course Information

White to Green courses

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.

Contacts / Officials

For details see: http://www.quantockorienteers.co.uk/events.php

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. If you wish to report any safeguarding concerns to our national governing organisation, British Orienteering, please email .

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