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New rules

BOF Logo

for mapping & planning

Calling course planners... please be aware that BOF have issue updated rules new for 2019.

The majority of the changes also relate to mapping, in particular aligning with the relatively new mapping standard ISOM 2017.

Link to new rules

Thu 17 Jan Read more…

Courses & Workshops

Safety training

Event safety, Organising & First Aid

Two neighbouring clubs are putting on the following courses on consecutive Saturdays next month:

First Aid course - Saturday 9 February, New Forest near A36. £50

Organising & Event Safety Workshop - 16 February, Bristol. Free

Wed 16 Jan Read more…

Using GPS

for planners & controllers

GPS devices are an excellent resource when updating maps and plotting where control locations are to be.

This article explains how to use:

- the club EtrexH GPS units to collect data during field survey work.

- free GPS software

Sat 5 Jan Read more…

Advice for volunteer mapping surveyors and planners

Here's a document with advice on using our GPS units for mapping surveying operations

view it here

Fri 4 Jan Read more…

QOFL planning timetable

The following timetable contains suggested latest possible deadlines for completing each of the main tasks in planning courses for a QOFL. Actual timings will vary from event to event, but ideally should be earlier.

Wed 5 Dec Read more…

Recommended guides

Graham Nilsen Guide Jpg

for planners

There's a variety of material for planners out there, some old, some new.

Choose which one suits you, depending on your level and your learning style.

Sat 1 Dec Read more…

Competitors' documents

Competitor registration form (pdf)

Competitor registration form (Word)

Updated November 2018.

Also featured: registration form explained & codes of conduct

Wed 7 Nov Read more…

Map printing

Bridgwater Map

& other news

With the club now striving to create its event maps directly from the widely used Purple Pen software, we have a new guide to assist planners with the process.

You can find it here

Thu 4 Oct Read more…

Purple Pen

Planning using software

Course planning software

Purple Pen is the club's course planning software of choice and a really useful tool. It's also free to download.

Mon 24 Sep Read more…

Planners' resources

Mike A planning a White course


A set of resources for all course planners.

Mon 24 Sep

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