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Ham Hill

Club champs

Sat 31 August, 2019

Near: Yeovil
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race, Score

All details below are TBC!

The pre-race briefing last year at Ham Hill

The pre-race briefing last year at Ham Hill

Monkey did well at last year's champs

Monkey did well at last year's champs

Club Championships Series Info

An annual one-off score event using handicapping, to decide our club champion. The event and buffet is open to all but entries and payment must be made in advance of the day.

List of previous champions & venues

Course Information

Score course lasting one hour. Suitable for all ages and abilities, from Yellow course standard and upwards.

Maps will be given out just before the start – there will be no loose descriptions. The map is at a scale of 1:5000.

There are x controls with values between x and x points.

Juniors should find enough controls without having to cross a road.

Rules, handicaps, penalties, and bonuses will be explained before the starts.

NB- there will not be any colour coded courses.

Entry Details

Advance booking for entries and food.

Seniors - £5
Junior/student - £2
Family of Runners £10
Family Group - £6
Dibber Hire - £1

Payment to be made on the day not in advance.

Registration & Start Times

All details are TBC

Entry on the day.

To help with map numbers, please email the planner if you are intending to enter.

Registration from 10.00 to 10.45.

Mass punching start at short intervals from 11.00.

Terrain Description

Quarried hill top with complex contours. Adjoining steep sided wood and fields


A public toilet is available onsite but it's a little way from the event car park / assembly, when approaching from Stoke-sub-Hamdon.

Open from dawn to dusk.

AGM & social

Afterwards in the Lord Nelson pub, Norton Sub Hamdon.

Refreshments and presentation of QOFL trophies.

Contacts / Officials

Co-planners: Karen & Martin Lewis membership@

Controller: Angela Modica 01823 451647 buddyinfo@

Organiser on the day:

Organisers in advance:

Photo Gallery

Millenium stone circle, Ham Hill

Millenium stone circle, Ham Hill
Credit: Derek Harper

Old quarry spoil heaps, Ham Hill

Old quarry spoil heaps, Ham Hill
Credit: Jim Champion

standing stones at Ham Hill

standing stones at Ham Hill

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.

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

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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