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Sussex University SEOA Sprint Championship, 03rd Sep 17

Near: Brighton
Type: Sprint
Location: Grid ref. TQ351089.
Latitude: 50.864291
Longitude: -0.080813
Google Map (aerial)
Bing Map (OS)
These offer hi-resolution aerial photographs and directions.
Directions: Parking at University of Sussex The car park should be approached from the A27 leaving at the Falmer/Rottingdean junction at TQ351089.
Public Transport: Falmer train station is about 1km walk
Map: 1:4000 ISSOM map with 2.5m contours
Terrain: University campus. A complex set of buildings on slopes. Climb is unavoidable. All courses will encounter slopes or steps and will be on a mixture of tarmac and grass with some open woodland.
Note that round one will include a previously unused area - an extension to the 2011 British Sprint Championship map.
Facilities: Toilets, showers and vending machines all day. Food outlets and a campus shop will be available after round one.
Course info: You can enter any class but will only qualify for SEOA medals if you are a BOF member with SEOA as your primary affiliation, and are running the appropriate class for your age (or running up). Non SEOA orienteers are very welcome.
Medals for the first three in each of the classes.

Categories as follows.

The event will consist of one course followed by a break after which competitors will run a second time.
The overall results are given by the total time from the two courses.
Online Entry:
Start: Provisionally round one 10:30-11:30, round two 1:30-2:30
Fees: Contactless punching will be in use. SIAC cards available to hire.
Early entry discount until midnight Sunday 13th August.
Seniors £9, Juniors £3.
Entry deadline, midnight Sunday 27th August.
Seniors £10, Juniors £4.
EOD, subject to map availability seniors £12, juniors £5.
SIAC hire £1
Planner: Alan Velecky
Organiser: Will Heap
Controller: Neil Crickmore
Notes: View the event flyer here

Last updated by Will Heap on 22nd Nov 16

SPORTident (SI) electronic punching is normally used at all events. Dibbers are available for hire at registration for £1.

Answerphone: 07526-792817 for any changes or in the event of adverse weather

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