SEOULChichester UrbanSat 02 November, 2019

Near: Chichester
Level of event: Regional
Type of event: Race, Urban

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

Pre event info

The historic Cathedral City of Chichester plays host to a high energy urban Orienteering race, which is part of the Southern England Orienteering Urban League (or SEOUL). You will find some charming walks through flagstone courtyards and footpaths, as well as beautifully tended parks.

The league uses the same scoring system as the UK Urban League. The latest league tables and the SEOUL Facebook page are here.

The Chichester Urban is being held as the second event of the “November Classic Weekend”.

On Friday 1st November there is a night urban event in Southsea hosted by BAOC, part of the Wessex Region Night League and of course of Sunday there is the pinnacle event of the weekend, the 52nd November Classic hosted by SOC.

Come and enjoy a weekend of orienteering in Sussex and Hampshire.

Directions / Parking

Car parking will be in Chichester College Car Park, postcode PO19 1SB. SU851047 Lat/Lon +50.83527 -0.792283

The event will be signed from the A259 (Fishbourne) roundabout on the A27, south of Chichester.

From the roundabout head north on the A259 into Chichester. At the next roundabout take the second turning left into the college car park. The main car park will be on the left after you have turned into the access road. The overflow car park will be the large one to the right. Pay machines will be disable for the day. Parking fee £1

Public Transport

The nearest train station is Chichester, 1.2km east of the event.

Course Information

Details to follow

Entry Details

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Start Times

From 10:30 to 12:30. Courses close 14:30.

Map Details

1:5,000 with 2m contours. Within the city walls mapping by Mike Gammon March 2015, updated 2019 by Simon Thraves. Rest of map by Mike Gammon August 2019.

Terrain Description

Footpaths, parks, residential and retail areas, college and university campuses.


There are plenty of places to eat and drink within a short distance from the event centre.


Courses will be through public, residential, and college/university campus areas. Please be mindful of this as there will be pedestrians, dog walkers, cyclists, other sports events, and vehicles.

There will be road crossings for the more senior courses so competitors must take care when crossing roads.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Kenny Leitch

Organiser: Jan Ireland 07866 965928

Controller: Kieren Devine

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. Information about how to keep yourself and your children safe at an event can be found here.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

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