Dark Park 8 - No.649Whitecrook Wed 13 March, 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
Near: Glasgow G81
OS Grid Ref: NS499706 Postcode: G81 2PJ
Open an interactive map in:
Streetmap (OS 50k)
BingMap (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
At Balvicar Drive Entrance.
Other Events part of the Dark Park 2018/2019 Series
Wed 17 Oct Kelvingrove Park
Wed 31 Oct Hogganfield and Lethamhill
Wed 14 Nov Linn Park
Wed 28 Nov Bellahouston Park Cancelled
Wed 16 Jan Pollok CP
Wed 30 Jan Dawsholm Park
Wed 13 Feb Lethamhill Golf Course
Wed 27 Feb Bellahouston Park
Our Dark Park Series consists of between 9 > 12 events from October > March each year.
Registration and Start times
Registration - From 6:45pm > 7pm.
Start Times - informal / do it yourself - From 7pm > 7:15pm.
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. Remember it will be DARK !!!
The format will be
CROSS COUNTRY so you will be told the order in which you have to visit the controls. Entry Details
Send an email to
if you can by ku.oc.gnireetneiro-gats@ofni 10pm on the Sunday pre-ceding the event.
For Non-Members over 21 years £7 ; Under 21 £3.
For Members of Scottish, British Orienteering Clubs Seniors £6 ; Juniors £3. Members Seniors £5 ; Juniors £2 ( For STAG 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. Map Details
Shall have been recently & printed on waterproof paper by Stirling Surveys.
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. SI Air + is NOT enabled at most of these events.
Your Personal Kit - Competitors must have full body cover & remember we are entering the Winter so a light waterproof will also be useful. You shall require to have a LIGHT source be that a hand-held torch or headlight. A spare light is also advised. Competitors take part at their own risk & are responsible for their own safety at all times.
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