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Results processing

Brian P (with Andy R, our SI manager)

including Routegadget

This section lists the files and other information required by the results processing team, as soon as possible after events.

The event organiser, SI manager and planner (or controller) all have access to the information the results team need and so should be aware of the following.

Tue 13 Feb Read more…

Helpers at events

Dibber Issue

The jobs

Here is an explanation of what each role on the day involves.

For QOFLs, all members are part of a rota of helper teams. For JOG, these roles tend to be volunteered on a more ad hoc basis.

Thu 8 Feb Read more…

Street Series

MapRun screenshot

Virtual courses run in towns in the evenings.

MapRun doesn't need kites, control units or permanent course posts- just a smartphone app. And everyone's results and routes are available to view immediately after their run!

Mon 5 Feb Read more…

Maps are changing

Map Change Extract

New symbols

The way things are mapped has changed. A useful pictorial guide by Berkshire OC explains the effect of the new mapping standards.

Sun 24 Dec Read more…

Control descriptions & map symbols

Maprunner Map Symbols 2017

The following are handy one page guides to the symbols and controls descriptions used on standard orienteering maps:

Wed 6 Dec Read more…

Age classes & entering big events

Age class based competition

Used to running colour coded courses but not sure how these relate to courses by age category? Worried that there might not be a course for you at the bigger events. Fear not!

Fri 1 Dec Read more…

Ranking points

Not sure how or when you qualify for ranking points? If so, read on

Fri 1 Dec Read more…

About this website

Acknowledgement and thanks is given to all those whose material appears on this website. Wherever practicable, endeavours have been made to acknowledge the contribution at source.

Sun 17 Sep Read more…

Club newsletters

SCAN newsletters

SWOA's restarts as Devon's ends

Our regional association SWOA has just restarted producing a regular newsletter, albeit electronically. This follows Devon's proposal this week that their latest newsletter is to be their last. Our club's last magazine was issued in April 2016. So what do all the other clubs do?

Sat 8 Jul Read more…

EMIT electronic timing

EMIT Brikke

A guide

The dibbers being used at Savernake on Sunday are a bit different to ours...

Some clubs use EMIT, an alternative timing system to the SportIdent most members are familiar with. Many members encounter it for the first time at team events like the Compass Sport Trophy; here is what you need to know.

Sat 29 Apr Read more…

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