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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…

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

Maps for printing

Bridgwater Map

from Purple Pen

This guide provides a step-by-step approach to obtaining an event-ready set of maps from the Purple Pen file you've set up to plan courses on.

Mon 24 Sep Read more…

User agreement

Before you get started, please read the following statements and terms. By downloading the app and / or printing the course map, you are agreeing to these statements and terms.

Sat 24 Feb Read more…

Maps & areas

Possible venues

The following is a list of areas with good quality terrain with the potential to host a course.

Please let Jeff Pakes know (see contacts page) if you would like to get involved in this process of planning a course.

Wed 21 Feb Read more…

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