STAG 638 - Score 2+ - Sun 20th January 2019 -  Palacerigg CP, Cumbernauld

Back to Palacerigg CP for the 2nd event in our 2019 Score Series.

Courses planned by John McKendrick.

Map of Cumbernauld - Palacerigg Country Park MapTerrain description:

STAG’s 1st ever formal competition was held in February 1984 at Glencryan which forms the NW corner of the map - the existence of Palacerigg CP was a well guarded secret 34 years ago!

Pre-Enter - By following this link - click here.

Registration - For pre-entered competitors uplift your map & loose control descriptions (if desired) from The Longhouse anytime from 10:30am. Entry on the Day shall also be available with Registration for this available from 10:30am until 11:15am.

Course Options -
60 minute SCORE - 25 Controls weighted 5 @ 300pts ; 5 @ 400pts ; 5 @ 500pts ; 5 @ 600pts ; 5 @ 700pts.
40 minute SCORE - 25 Controls weighted 5 @ 300pts ; 5 @ 400pts ; 5 @ 500pts ; 5 @ 600pts ; 5 @ 700pts.

Light Green Course - Technically challenging. Likely to be between 3k > 4k. Will use a selection of the 25 Controls listed above.
Orange Course - Technically requires the use of handrails (paths, fences etc) to navigate but allows corners to be cut. Control sites adjacent to line features. Will use a selection of the “300s”, “400” & “500” Control sites from above.
Yellow Course - Technically easy. Requires use of handrails as Orange but Control sites will be on the handrail itself.

The Map - Recently updated by John & Terry & printed on waterproof paper by Stirling Surveys. Scale 1:10,000 5m contours. About 2/3rd A3 in size.

Your Course -
The format for Yellow, Orange & Light Green Courses is CROSS COUNTRY i.e. You are instructed which controls you have to visit & in a set order.
The format forSCORE is where you decide the order & the weighting on controls is based on location & difficulty& YOU have a time limit to worry about.
Penalties for being late are 10 points off your score for every second over your chosen time limit..

Map Overprinting - Everyone receives the same overprinted map showing the Start, Finish & location of the 25 Controls in use with their Code Number shown. For SCORE Competitors the Code shown eg “32” indicates that this Control is worth 300pts; “43” is worth 400 pts etc.with further information about Courses printed on the map. This is an attempt to minimise map wastage. Competitors on Light Green, Orange & Yellow Courses need to uplift a separate Control Description list which will indicate the controls they have to visit.

Equipment In Use - STAG use Sportident Timing Equipment & Autodownload Programme. Electronic Timing Fingers can be borrowed for each event but shall be charged at cost if lost or damaged. Mini-Orienteering Flags tend to be used & to safeguard our kit the Units are likely to be padlocked to a secure location. When checking in at each control hold the Electronic Box in your free hand, pull so that the cable goes tight & so that your SI Finger can fit into the open socket on the box. Code Numbers are shown in Large Print on the top of each Electronic Box.

Splits Print Out - A splits print out of your times per leg & the overall time shall be presented when you download.

Results - We aim to have results on our website by 5pm on the afternoon of the event but this is determined by size of entry & by the time we are packed up & grab a bite to eat.

Near: Glasgow G67.

OS Grid Ref. NS787733  GoogleMap

Lat,Lng: 55.936745213261624,-3.9445910066406213

Directions:

Follow Brown Tourist Signs from Cumbernauld. Nearest Station is Cumbernauld.

Courses:

Your Course -
The format for Yellow, Orange & Light Green Courses is CROSS COUNTRY i.e. You are instructed which controls you have to visit & in a set order.
The format forSCORE is where you decide the order & the weighting on controls is based on location & difficulty& YOU have a time limit to worry about.
Penalties for being late are 10 points off your score for every second over your chosen time limit.

Start times:

Start Times - Informal from 11am until 11:59am but will be extended if required.

Entry Fees:

As advised using the link above.

Contacts:

Terry

 

 

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Future Events

STAG 629 - Dark Park 2 - Wed 31st Oct 2018 - Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

STAG 630 - Dark Park 3 - Wed 14th Nov 2018 - Linn Park

STAG 631 - Dark Park 4 - Wed 28th Nov 2018 - Bellahouston Park

STAG 632, 633 & 634 - 20th Glasgow Parks Champs - Sun 2nd Dec 2018 - Glasgow x 3.

STAG 635 - Indoor “O” Extravaganza - Wed 12th December 2018 - GCU

STAG 636 - STAG SCORE 1 - Pollok CP - Sunday 6th Janury 2019

STAG 637 - Dark Park 5 - Wed 16th January 2019 - Pollok CP

STAG 638 - Score 2+ - Sun 20th January 2019 -  Palacerigg CP, Cumbernauld

 

Past Events

STAG 628 - Dark Park 1 - Wed 17th October 2018 - Kelvingrove Park

STAG 627 Post Box 3 - Thurs 11th October - West End

STAG 625 &626 - JHI & SOLeague 4 - Sat 6th October - Errochty Forest, Calvine

STAG 623 - Post Box No.1 - Pollokshields & Strathbungo - Thurs 27th Sept 2018

STAG 622 - STAG 10 Pin Bowling Championships - Thurs 20th Sept 2018

STAG 621 - Club Championships - Wed 12th Sept - Pollok CP

STAG 619 - Autumn 3 - Wed 29th Aug 2018 - Tollcross Park

STAG 618 - Bto SOUL 7 -Sun 26th Aug 2018 - Summerston & Gilshochill

STAG 616 - Autumn 2 - Wednesday 15th Aug 2018 - Kelvingrove Park

STAG 614-Wed 1st Aug 2018 - Autumn 1 - Springburn Park

STAG Spring Evening 5 - Wed 13th June - Carntyne & Greenfield - No.613.

St.Constantine’s O Experience 2 - 6th June 2018

St.Constantine’s Primary Orienteering Experience 1- 6th June 2018

STAG’s WOD 23rd May @ Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge , No.611

STAG Spring Evening 4 - Wed 16th May - Lanark CP - No. 610.

STAG’s Orienteering Experience for Pirie Park Primary, Govan - 16th May 2018 - Race 2

STAG’s Orienteering Experience for Pirie Park PS, Govan - 16th May 2018 - Race 1

STAG Score 4 - Sun 13th May - Cathkin Braes CP - No.609.

STAG Spring Evening 1 - Wed 4th April - Cambusnethan Woods - Event No.605.

STAG Score 2 - 18th March’18 - Cumbernauld Community Park - No.604.

STAG Dark Park 7 - Wed 14th March - Drumpellier CP- No.603.

STAG Dark Park 6 - Wed 14th Feb’18 - Dawsholm Park - No.602.

STAG SoSOL 3 - Sunday 11th Feb’18- Pollok CP - No.601.

STAG’s Scottish Night Championships - Sat 10th Feb’18 - Pollok CP - No.600.

STAG Score 1 - Sunday 7th January’18 - Drumpellier CP- No.599.

STAG Dark Park 5 - Wed 3rd Jan’18 - Bellahouston Park - No.598.

STAG’s 19th GPC - Sun 3rd Dec’17 - Nos 595,596 & 597- Event Report added

STAG Dark Park 4 - Wed 29th Nov’17 - DCP/Lochview GC - No.594

JPA Wider Certification Race 2 - Springburn Park - 23rd Nov17

STAG Dark Park 3 - Wed 15th Nov’17 - Springburn Park - No.593

STAG Dark Park 2 - Wed 1st Nov’17 - Linn Park - No.592

STAG Dark Park 1 - Wed 18th Oct’17- Hogganfield Park & Lethamhill GC - No.591

STAG’s 35th Anniversary Event Sunday 1st October 2017 Grandtully - No.590.

JPA Wider Certification Race 1 - Springburn Park - Thurs 13 Sept’17

STAG Autumn 5 - Wed 13th Sept - Tollcross Park -No.588.

STAG Autumn 4 - Wed 6th Sept - Springburn Park - No.587.

STAG Autumn 3 - Wed 30th Aug 2017- Drumpellier CP- No.586.

STAG Autumn 2 - Wed 23rd August 2017 - Kelvingrove Park -No.585.

STAG SOUL 20th August 2017 Cumbernauld-No.584

STAG Autumn 1 - Wed 16th August 2017 - Pollok CP - No.583

Partick Thistle Youth Academy - Sun 11th June - Event No.579

STAG’s World Orienteering Day Activity - Wed 24th May 2017 - Pollok CP -  No.575.

JPA-WOD-Monday 22nd May 2017

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 5 - Thurs 18th May 2017 - Pollok Country Park - No.573.

STAG Training Tuesdays 4 - 9th May 2017 Springburn Park - No.572.

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 3 - Thurs 4th May - Drumpellier Country Park - No.571.

STAG Training Tuesdays 3 -  2nd May 2017 - Tollcross Park - No.570.

STAG Score 4 Sunday 30th April Faskally, Pitlochry No.569.

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 1 - 20th April 2017 - Dawsholm Park - No.567.

STAG SoSOL Sunday 19th March 2017 Cathkin Braes CP No.565

STAG DP7 Thurs 2nd March Tollcross Park No.564.

STAG Score 3 Sunday 12th Feb Drumpellier CP No.561

STAG Score 2 Strathclyde CP Sunday 15th January 2017 No.560

STAG Autumn 5- Thurs 8th Sept- Pollok CP-Event No.550

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 11 - Cumbernauld Park - 9th June- Event No.545

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 9 - Northside Woods,Cumbernauld - 26th May 2016 - Event No.544

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 7- Drumpellier CP- 12th May 2016- Event No.543

STAG’s World Orienteering Day Event - Wed 11th May 2016 - Pollok CP- No.542

STAG/CLYDE Evening 5 - Linn Park- 28th April 2016 - Event No.541

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 3 - Pollok CP - Thurs 14th April 2016- hosted by USOC

STAG/CLYDE Evening 1 - Thurs 31 March 16 - Cathkin Braes Country Park - No.540.

STAG Dark Park 10 - Drumpellier CP - 25th Feb 2016 - Event No.539

STAG Saturday Training 1 - Greenhead Moss, Wishaw

STAG 625 & 626- JHI & SOL 4 - Saturday 6th October - Errochty Forest, Calvine

STAG 624 - Postbox No.2 East End - Thurs 4th October 2018 - East End

STAG 637 - Dark Park 5 - Wed 16th January 2019 - Pollok CP

STAG 620 Half-Yearly Meeting - Wed 5th Sept - John Paul Academy

STAG 615, in conjuction with ClydeGateway & Forestry Commission present

STAG SSOF 2018 - Fri 1st June - Pollok CP - No.612.

STAG Spring 3 - Event 608 - Greenhead Moss - 2nd May 2018

STAG Spring 2 - Event 607 - Linn Park 18th April 2018

STAG 606 SCORE 3+ -Strathclyde Country Park, Sun 15th April 2018

STAG Dark Park 1 - Wed 4th Oct 17 - Victoria Park, Scotstoun -

STAG’s Annual Bowling Activity - Wed 27th September 2017 - No.589.

STAG Training Tuesdays 6 - 23rd May 2017 - Somewhere New - No.574.

STAG Training Tuesdays 5 - 16th May 2017 - Hogganfield Loch Park - Cancelled

CLYDE/STAG Spring 2 Thurs 27th April - Mugdock South

STAG Training Tuesdays 2 - 25 April 2017 - Alexandra Park - No.568.

STAG Training Tuesdays 1 - 18 April 2017- Glasgow Green - No.566

STAG AGM Thursday 16th March 2017 - 7pm Terry’s

STAG DP6 Springburn Park Thurs 23rd Feb 2017-No.563.

STAG DP5 Thurs 16th Feb Dawsholm Park No.562

GUOC/CLYDE/STAG Evening Event 4 - Thurs 21st April 2016 - Garscube & Dawsholm Park

STAG Saturday Coaching 1 - 10am - 27th February 2016 - Alexandra Park

STAG Saturday Training - 20th February 2016 - Cathkin Braes CP

STAG Dark Park 9 - Thurs 18th Feb 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.538

STAG Dark Park 8 - Thurs 11th Feb - Tollcross Park - Event No.537

STAG Dark Park 7 - Thurs 4th Feb 2016 - Alexandra Park - Event No.536

STAG Winter Score 4 - Sunday 31st Jan 2016 - Faskally, Pitlochry - Event No.535

STAG Dark Park 6 - Thurs 28th Jan 2016 - Linn Park - Event No.534

STAG Dark Park 5-Thurs 21st Jan 2016 - Event No.533- Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

STAG Winter Score 3 - Sunday 17th January 2016 - Cumbernauld Park - Event No.532

STAG Dark Park 4 - Thurs 14th Jan 2016 - Victoria Park - Event No.531

STAG Score 2 - Sun 10th Jan 2016 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge - Event No.530

STAG Dark Park 3 - Thurs 7th January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.529.

STAG Winter Score 1 - Sunday 3rd January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.528

STAG Dark Park 2 - Thurs 3rd Dec 2015 - Bellahouston Park - Event No.527.

STAG Dark Park 1 - Thurs 26th November 2015 - Dawsholm Park - Event No.526.

STAG Bto Urban SOUL 9 - Carbrain, Kildrum & Braehead - Sun 1st Nov 15 - Event No.525.

STAG Middle Race - Glencryan, Cumbernauld. Saturday pm 31st October 2015 - Event No.524

 

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Explanation of Course Colours

White = Easy controls all on paths, compass not essential.

Yellow = Easy controls on paths with some controls just off paths, compass not essential.

Orange = Moderate with most controls just off paths or line features, compass recommended.

Green = Technical with most controls NOT on paths or line features.

Blue = Same as Green but longer (5km +).