What is Orienteering


Event Details

Thursday 17th June 2021 – Summer League 8 Melton Country Park
Event ID: 2319
Event Type: Country Park;
Event Level: Local
Beginners: We welcome beginners.
Car Park grid ref: SK756208 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap
Off Wymondham Way
Car Park Postcode: LE13 1EB
Start Times: 6.30 p.m. – 7.15 p.m.
Courses Close: 8.15 p.m.
Courses: Short; Medium; Long; See notes;
Fees: Seniors £5, Full-time students & unwaged £2.50, Juniors (or Family group shadowing their juniors) £1.50
Refunds will be paid to those needing to withdraw through covid-19 restrictions. Email requests to organiser or Treasurer.
Electronic Punching: SI Dibber Hire: £1.00 (LEI members can collect vouchers towards card purchase) – Contactless SIAC available

Summer League: – midweek evening events

Covid-19 Measures: Do not attend if you have Covid symptoms, have been close to someone who has or have been asked to isolate; Keep distanced from other orienteers; Do not form groups of more than 6 people and do not mingle between groups.

Terrain: Mostly open parkland with some woods, lakes and tracks

Entry: Use the on-line entry system below. Closing date Sunday 13th June.

Payment: An invoice will be sent for fees at the end of June.

Long: Two sprints of approximately 3.2km (straight line) each
Medium: One Sprint approximately 3.1 km
Short: beginners course.

Summer League 2021
The 2021 LEI Summer League consists of 17 events taking place from April to August. They include long, score, sprint and urban events. Your top 10 scores count on the league table. See Summer League for the full list of fixtures.

Beginners: If you are using an SIAC dibber you need to punch the start and finish the rest are contactless (hint hold to your ear to listen for the beep). Go for an early start if you are doing Long. Clothing: You are expected to wear full leg covering if you want to go through the woodland rather than round. Course Close: Controls will be taken in from 8.15pm, so retire if you have not got round the second course by 8.15pm.

Large Groups: Not suitable for large groups
Toilets: Yes
Dogs: On lead only
Social Venue:
Planner: Matt White
Organiser: Ursula Williamson
Email Contact: ursula.williamson.orienteer@gmail.com
Phone Contact: 01164295381
Page Updated on: 2021-06-11