Southdowns Orienteers

Event Types - Club

SOGs are friendly club events where children and newcomers are very welcome. Yellow and Orange courses are suitable for children to run on their own with a bit of practice. Adults are welcome to shadow children until they are confident to go on their own. Green and Blue courses are run or walked by any age group - you can race competitively or just enjoy the woodland.

There are two series of events - autumn and spring, of approximately 10 events each.

Registration: 9.45 to 10.45 (Please no latecomers!)
Start times: 10.00 to 11.00
Courses: Yellow (1.5km), Orange (3.0km), Green (4.0km), Blue (6.0km).
Technical difficulty: Easy (yellow) to hard (Blue). See Planning Guidelines.
Courses close at 12.30.
SO members fees (please show membership card): SO Seniors £4.00, SO Juniors free.
Non member fees: Seniors £5.00, Juniors £2.00. Extra maps 50p.
Results: Published on the web.
Electronic punching (SI) usually used. ‘Dibbers’ available for hire £1.00.

Help on the day always appreciated.
Visit the Contacts page if you would like more information.

Series Winners Information:

Best 6 to count for Blue and Green, best 4 for Orange and Yellow. Course winner gets 50 points, second 49, third 48 and so on. 48 points awarded to event planner/organiser. For Blue and Green, series certificates awarded to first man, first woman, first male veteran, first female veteran, first male junior and first female junior. For Orange and Yellow series certificates are awarded to first three on each course.

Orange and Green Series senior winners are expected to move up a course, or be non-competitive for the following series.

Veterans are M/W55 and older
Juniors are M/W20 and younger

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