Spring series 1 - No.723.Cathkin Braes Country Park Wed 01 April, 2020
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
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Streetmap (OS 50k)
BingMap (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
At main car park
Registration and Start times
6:30pm > &pm . Starts 6:45pm > 7:15pm
Short, Medium & Long options
Seniors (21 yrs+)- Non Members £7 ; Members £6; STAG Members £5.
Juniors & Students - £3. STAG Members No Charge.
Other Events part of the Spring Series 2020
Wed 15 Apr Strathaven & John Hastie Park
Wed 29 Apr Springburn Park
Wed 13 May Dawsholm Park - WOD
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 £3 ( 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
Privacy: when participating in our events/activities
your name may appear in the results section of this website or in