What is Orienteering


Mailchimp Sign up to MailChimp

Event Details

Sunday 14 January 2018 EMOA League Burbage Common -SMOC Club Championship

Event Level: Regional
Notes: Car Park: Main Burbage Common (See map link below) car park off Leicester Road Hinckley. Overflow car park 600m away if needed (taped route back to registration).

SMOC Club Championships: SMOC members please check with your club to confirm which course qualifies for your championship. Info pdf.

Terrain: Woodland and Parkland with a network of surfaced and unsurfaced paths.
Autumn leaf fall obscures some paths.

Start and Finish: Start and Finish close to registration in car park.

Courses: Length Climb Controls
White 1.7km 5m 11
Yellow 2.2km 5m 15
Orange 3.1km 5m 13
Light Green 4.1km 5m 16
Short Green 3.9km 10m 15
Green 5.2km 10m 19
Blue 6.7km 15m 23
Brown 8.6km 20m 26

Electronic punching: This event uses Sportident contactless punching. SIAC cards can be hired at registration.

Refreshments: Acorn café at main car park do a good selection of food and drinks.

Facilities: Portaloos available as the the café toilets cannot be used by orienteers.

Safety Notices
• All competitors take part at their own risk.
• Take care if you run accross the road or through the public car park.
• Burbage is popular with dog walker and runners. Please take care and stay courteous near other woodland users.
• If the weather is poor and waterproof jacket may be made mandatory.
• Full leg cover is mandatory. All competitors should carry a whistle for use in emergencies.

All competitors must download whether or not they complete the course.

East Midlands League: Fixtures and league tables. The best 8 results from the 14 events in 2018 will count towards your total points score. Points are based on your time compared to the winner and adjusted for your age class.

Organisers Phone Contact: Maureen Webb 07946088102; Kevin Gallagher 07745891876 Email addresses below

page updated 11 Jan 2018

Suitable for Beginners?: Beginners are welcome. Please arrive early and preferably let the organiser know in advance so that you can be sure to get advice from an experienced orienteer.
Large Groups?: If you intend to come to our event as part of a large group, eg Youth group, Scouts, Cubs, Athletic or running club, it would be helpful to let the Organiser know in advance. This ensures we can have enough maps available for you and avoid disappointment.

Organiser: Maureen Webb   Contact: maureen808512@gmail.com or kevingallagher49@btinternet.com
Planner: Steve Chafer
Controller: Roger Edwards
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown;
String Course: No string course available
Electronic punching using SI card: Yes – Card Hire at Registration: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) – Contactless dibbing (SIAC) will be available at this event
Fees: Seniors £7.50 and Juniors £3.00 – Seniors on White to Orange courses £3.00
Registration Times: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Start Times: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Courses Close: 2.00 p.m.
Car Park Grid Reference: SP447953 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Visitor Centre Car Park – No parking fee
Car Park Postcode: LE10 3DD
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue: