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Guide to areas and terrain

Within 2 hours drive of Somerset

Those looking to improve or to sample different sorts of terrain will often look further afield. This is a guide to some of the best areas within a reasonable travel distance of our county. Most of these areas are used for a range of events, from low key local league events to National tournaments.

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Organiser's resources

Information and documents for organisers.

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Risk assessments

A Quantock Orienteers guide

According to British Orienteering rules, every orienteering event must have a written risk assessment.

It is the Organiser's duty to prepare the risk assessment.
The Controller must check and sign the risk assessment. So if the Controller is not happy with the arrangements then changes have to be made before the risk assessment can be signed off.

It is recommended that Organisers use the latest standard British Orienteering risk assessment form, which can be downloaded here. It is much better than previous versions. Examples of filled in risk assessment forms can be found below.

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Events resources

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A collection of resources connected with event organisation

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How to be an Organiser

A Quantock Orienteers one page guide

There are three officials involved in any orienteering event: Planner, Controller and Organiser.

The Planner and Controller deal with the courses, but the Organiser does everything else

Tue 25 Oct Read more…

How to be a Controller

A Controller

A Quantock Orienteers one page guide

There are three officials involved in any orienteering event: Planner, Controller and Organiser.
The Controller checks all the work done by the Planner.

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How to be a Planner

A Quantock Orienteers one page guide

There are three officials involved in any orienteering event: Planner, Controller and Organiser. The Planner designs the courses, which the Controller checks.

This article summarises the planning process.

Tue 25 Oct Read more…

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