FINAL DETAILS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
Join us for a night event, part of the Yorkshire and Humber Orienteering Association (YHOA) Night League.
The website for the night league is here.
Final Details are now available for this event.
|Welcome: EBOR Orienteering Club invites you to York University’s Heslington East campus for a Yorkshire Night League orienteering ranking event. The campus provides a high-quality mix of technical sprint terrain within an expansive open landscape, particularly challenging after nightfall.
Location: Assembly is at the Ron Cooke Hub, Heslington East. Nearest postcode is YO10 5GE. Public transport connections are excellent and detailed travel information can be found on the university’s website.
Parking: Parking is available at Field Lane and Kimberlow Lane car parks which are only accessible via the Grimston Bar Park and Ride junction. A barrier system is in place at the roundabout leading to the car parks. Please take a ticket at this barrier. Parking is free at weekends. On street parking is also available to the north of the campus. Full details.
|Terrain: The terrain is a mix of modern university accommodation, landscaped planting and fast open with some areas of rough open and immature trees. Metal studded shoes are not suitable and the open areas may be damp under foot.
Equipment: A headtorch, a compass and shoes with a good grip are recommended.
|Map: Waterproof paper , scale 1:5,000 with contours at 2.5m. Control descriptions will be on the map and also available loose in the start lanes.|
|Assembly: The room allocated to the event is 017 which is in the NW corner of the building on the ground floor. Please do not wear dirty shoes into the Ron Cooke Hub. The room has space for socialising and for clothing and belongings to be left. Please don’t leave valuables.
Registration: from 16.30 to 17.30.
Starts: from 17.00 to 18.00. There is a 40-m taped route from the map boxes to the start kite. Courses close at 19.30 and you must report to download even if you retire.
Courses: Courses will used SportIdent (SI) electronic punching
The Start and Assembly are in the middle of the competition area. Please warm up using the warm-up map to avoid straying into out of bounds areas. Maps will be in a box at the warm-up start and should be returned to the box after use.
A 1 hr score course will be available with controls accessible with buggies, wheelchairs, electric trampers etc. Score maps can be reserved by contacting the Organiser ahead of the event
The courses have been designed to be adventurous and challenging. Safety is our number one priority and all participants are required to give particular care to their own well-being and that of the public. Specifically:
| Fees (entry on the day only):
Seniors: £7.00 (£9.00 for non-BOF members)
Juniors (under-21): £3.50
Electronic chip hire £1 for Seniors, £0.50 for Juniors. Lost chips will be charged at £30.
|Insurance cover: If you are not yet a registered member of an orienteering club, you are covered by our insurance for a maximum of 3 events. After this you must register through the British Orienteering Federation.
Photography: The Organiser will attempt to take some photographs of the event for the purpose of promoting the sport and future events. Please contact Robert Lines if you plan to take photographs or do not want to be photographed.
Results: will be posted on the Eborienteers website, www.eborienteers.org.uk
Controller – Mike Ridealgh
Organiser – Robert Lines, 07733 301608, firstname.lastname@example.org
Planner – Alexander Lines
Data protection: The personal data you give will be used by the event organisers only for the purpose of processing/publishing entries and results, and as required by our insurers.
Protests, Complaints and Comments: These should be made to the Organiser in the first instance. Should a jury be required to resolve an issue, this will comprise the Controller, Organiser and Planner so long as they are available on the night.