Introduction to Orienteering

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Event Details

Sunday 18 June 2017 EMOA Urban League Loughborough University

Event Level: Regional
Notes: Parking: Arrive at university west entrance, Holywell Way. Tell the attendant you are coming to Orienteering. If you download and display this permit it will speed you through the university security gate.
After the gate turn left at the roundabout, then under the arch, turn left and down the hill to parking in multi-story (no charge).

Terrain: Complex university campus, car parks, roads, paths, some soft ground, some forest


Course M classes W classes Length Controls
1 Open 9.1km 37
2 Vet Open 7.4km 30
3 Super Vet Vet 5.7km 26
4 Ultra Vet Super Vet 3.9km 23
5 Ultra Vet 3.0km 15
6 Under 16 Under 16 4.0km 29
7 Under 12 Under 12 1.5km 14

Note: Course 1 has more than 30 controls which is greater than the capacity of the Type 5 SI-dibber. Later versions will be available to hire, see note below.

Registration and Download: about 200m from car park. Bring your dibber to registration.
Starts Junior and Other: 200m from registration
Finish: close to download

toilets: Close to registration

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: Iain Phillips   Contact: email: tel: 07891 730258
Planner: Peter Hornsby
Controller: Roger Edwards
Courses: See notes;
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: 2.15 pm
Car Park Grid Reference: SK511185 – view in Google Maps or Streetmap format.
Holywell Way entrance – see note above
Car Park Postcode: LE11 3GR
Dogs: No dogs allowed
Social Venue: