Spring Series 5 - No.658Cathkin Braes CP - WOW 2 Wed 22 May, 2019
Local level event
Explanation of Event levels
Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Location Info
OS Grid Ref: NS609579 Postcode: G45
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Directions / Parking
At Car Park at Western end of Back Road to Carmunnock
Map / Terrain
1:7500 checked May 2019 by Terry.
Registration and Start times
3 courses - Long 4.1 Km 95m ; Medium 3.1 km 75m & Short 1.8km 25m climb.
As Tollcross use made of Permanent Course.
12 pre-registered so far - Nick, Simon B., Arnis, Gerry, John McK, John N, Colin, Jo, Kirsty, Maz, 'Fiona' & Lynn.
OK so its the day after WOW supposedly ends but then again they were initially only going for a 1 Day idea so we shall keep it going for another day.
Long Trousers a necessity !!!
Other Events part of the Spring Series 2019
Wed 3 Apr Whitecrook
Wed 17 Apr Pollok Country Park
Wed 1 May Greenhead Moss, Wishaw
Wed 15 May Tollcross Park - WOW 1
Wed 29 May Cumbernauld Community Park
A series of evening events all with the same format & open to all.
Pre-registering is NOT a necessity but it does help us with a guestimate of how many maps we need to have printed. Everyone is welcome to Come And Try Orienteering at our events. Friendly advice & assistance is always available.
Explanation of Orienteering Technical Difficulty (PDF) Registration and Start times
Registration - From 6:30pm > 7pm.
Start Times - informal / do it yourself - From 6:45pm > 7:15pm. Course Information
Short - 1.5k > 2.0k - For beginners . Technically easy. Medium - 2.5k > 4.0k - Technically as difficult as the area shall allow. Long 5.0k+ & as difficult as the area shall allow.
Course format - The format could be CROSS COUNTRY i.e. You are instructed which controls you have to visit & in what order. The format could be SCORE where you decide the order & sometimes there might be a weighting on controls as well as a time limit.
Technical difficulty explained
on the British Orienteering website. Entry Details
For Non-Members over 21 years £7 ; Under 21 £3. For Members of Scottish, British Orienteering Clubs Seniors £6 ; Juniors £3. For
STAG Members Seniors £5 ; STAG Juniors £2 ( STAG Members do not pay the royalty for the use of their own Club’s Maps).
We are always happy to discuss discounted entry fees for Groups but this needs to be arranged in the week before the event you intend to attend.
Family Maximum fees - £10 for these events.
The Map - Shall have been recently updated & printed on waterproof paper by Stirling Surveys.
Map Overprinting - This can vary from having individually printed maps for each Course or everyone receiving the same overprinted map with further information about Courses printed on the map. This is an attempt to minimise map wastage. Control Description may be printed on the map or available separately. Miscellaneous
Equipment In Use - At most STAG Events we 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. SI Air+ is enabled for most of these events.
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 10pm on the evening of the event but this is determined by size of entry & by the time we are packed up & grab a bite to eat.
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
Insurance: If you have joined an orienteering club, or are competing in one of your first 3 events, then you are covered by our public liability insurance.
Privacy: when participating in our events/activities
your name may appear in the results section of this website or in