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.
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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.
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.
A set of resources for all course planners.
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.
QO and British Orienteering are keen to promote the sport of orienteering and support parents and guardians in celebrating and publicizing their children’s achievements. We appreciate the direct and indirect risks to children and young people if images are not used correctly.
The following list contains courses which have already been set up, some of which were used at club nights in Spring 2018. They are no longer open access, because we need an organiser to take responsibility for any events that use the courses.
If you would like to set up or help set up a course on your own chosen area, please get in touch with Jeff Pakes (see contacts page).
for our MapRun courses
Results and tracks for all our MapRun courses are contained here. It's an automatic process and the technical wizardry is all handled by the ingenious MapRun facility