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Killerton Park (National Trust) Score Event

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One Hour Score Event

Sun 10th Jan 2016

Info updated: 25th Jan
Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Parkland

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10.1.16 Killerton Score Event

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Organiser's Comments: The day went well and the weather was kind and mild for us. We had quite a few familes to this score event, some of whom are fairly new to orienteering. This type of event lends itself to family groups as well as the more experienced, with two standards of score to run. My thanks go to everyone who helped, particularly Matt and Roger for their respective officials' roles.

Now on to the next event at Hound Tor on Sunday 14th February.     Tim Gent

Pre Event Information

Two courses will be available: An easy 1 hour score event and a more technical 1 hour score.

Location

Nearest town: Exeter

Directions / Parking

Parking in Killerton National Trust car park.

Follow brown signs to Killerton National Trust property.

Competitors to pass through National Trust visitor reception to scan National Trust cards . Say you are attending Devon orienteering club event so you don't have to pay for entry . Go though archway , turn right , follow path , turn right up hill to find registration opposite chapel . Start and finish in same location .

Registration & Start Times

Registration:  10.00 am -11.00am

Starts:     11.00am -11.30am

Courses close: 12.45pm

Course Information

Easy 1 hour score event

More technical 1 hour score event

Recent tree felling has resulted in log stacks . DO NOT CLIMB ON THESE LOG STACKS

Also be aware of mountain bikers and dog walkers in park.

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

Entry on day only.

Seniors £8

Juniors £2

Dibber hire  £1

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Tim Gent  07735541751   

Planner: Matt Atkins

Risk Reviewer: Roger Green

Safety and Risk

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