Castle Hill, Leicester on Tuesday 28th June 2016
This is for students from Year 5 upwards, in 2-year band categories, with separate teams from primary or secondary schools. Competitions are in classes Schools can come as a group or individuals but must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. No experience is needed as some courses will suit beginners and advice will be available from club coaches. The course standards are those for the British Schools Score Championships. So the same course for every age group.
County Schools Championships details
Students from Leicestershire & Rutland schools are invited to attend practise sessions during the Summer term. Five sessions are available, one each month and a final one at the end of June.
Practices are 30 minutes and the final one, the County Championship on Tuesday 28th June, will be 45 minutes.
Schools wishing to attend should contact the organiser beforehand so that sufficient maps can be printed.
The first one is on Wednesday 23rd March.
It’s that time of year again where your club has need of your orienteering talents. The 2016 heat for the CompassSport Cup will take place at Haywood Warren on the 13th March.
Entries via the online form please https://goo.gl/WTKeq1 by 24th February.
The menu and booking form for the 2016 Annual Presentation Dinner to be held on 5th March is available from the Following link:
Menu and Booking form
Leicestershire pupils had their most successful British Schools Orienteering Championship ever with four individual winners. The races were at the Sandringham Estate on Sunday 15th November. In the three Team competitions there was first place for Leicester Grammar School in the Primary School and first place for Loughborough High School in the Small Secondary School competitions.
Winners were from Leicester Grammar School (Charlie Rennie), Twycross House (Ethan Tebbutt) and Ashleigh Howells from Loughborough High School. Elizabeth Bedwell (DVO) was a first time winner but all the other three had won the event in previous years. Charlie Rennie and Ethan Tebbutt have won both of the Autumn British Schools Championship formats.
Leicestershire pupils did well at the British Schools Score Orienteering Championship organised by Guildford Orienteers on Chobham Common on Saturday 10th October. Loughborough High School retained its Lower Secondary girls title and were second in the Upper Secondary class. Leicester Grammar School were second in Middle Girls and First in the Middle School Boys competition.
Individual winners from LEI all attended last week’s practice at Ratby. Daisy Rennie (G5) her brother Charlie Rennie (B7) and Ethan Tebbutt (B9) all won their age group. Previous multiple winner Euan Tebbutt was third in the Boys 12/13.
Three other girls from the club competed in Year 10/11 and were close to podium finishes.
LEI will be organising the British Schools Score Championship in October 2016.