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Cothelstone Hill (Venue TBC)

QOFL 6

Sun 26 April, 2020

Near: West Bagborough
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race

This event is rearranged from its original September date and is a replacement venue for Great Breach Wood, which it is not possible to use on this date.

Forest League Series Info

A local event open to all, beginner or experienced orienteer, young or old and there are colour-coded courses suitable for all.

We have six of these events a year and together they form the Forest League (QOFL). The series starts in the Autumn and continues at approximately one event per month until the spring.

Fixture list & preview

Link to 2019-20 QOFL team lists - members, please check which events you're down to help at

Directions / Parking

At Birches Corner - either using one of the usual two fields or parking alongside the road or the corner itself.

Course Information


Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Course lengths and climbs TBA.

CourseLengthClimb
Blue
Green
Short Green
Light Green
Orange
Yellow
White


Colour coded courses explained (with thanks to Berkshire OC)

Entry Details

We urge you to join a recognised orienteering club once you have participated at three or more events. You then continue to be covered by British Orienteering's event insurance cover. Read about joining QO here.

2019/20 event charges

Category of entry

£

Adult8
Junior3
Family*- separate runs16
Group (1 dibber and up to 2 maps)8

*The family rate is a concessionary rates. Maximum two adults per family.

SIcard (dibber) Hire - standard is £1, contact-less is £2 (only if contact-less mode is activated)

Additional runs (for all)- £1 each

Charge for lost dibber - £40 (SI), £65 (SIAC)

Filling out a Registration form (link) in advance will quicken up the entry process on the day.

The non-member premium has been dropped for 2019/20.

Electronic timing

The Sportident (SI) timing system will be used but contact-less punching (SIAC) will not be enabled, unless stated otherwise.

Those of you who have your own SI card please bring it to registration to speed up the registration process.

Registration & Start Times

Registration from: 10:30 (helpers from 10.00)

Start times from: 11.00 to 13.00 (helpers can start from 10.30)

Courses close: 14:30

Contacts / Officials

Team: 3

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. All participants must report to download whether they finish their course or not.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities you need to join British Orienteering (BOF). After this point, you are not covered by BOF's public liability insurance. Read more about joining BOF and QO here.

Privacy: when participating in our events/activities your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.

Photography: QO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser.

Safeguarding: QO is aware of it's responsibilities in safeguarding and child protection. To comply with The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018, we now provide an email address for individuals to report concerns to the Lead Safeguarding Officer. This address is safeguarding@britishorienteering.org.uk.