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Ham Hill

Club Champs & AGM

Sat 31 August, 2019

Near: Yeovil
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race, Score

Our score event, followed by food, presentations and our AGM. A one-stop shop!

Martin, Karen and Angela (see contacts) would appreciate offers of help to collect in controls after the event. There is 50% discount on entry fees for helpers.

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 not be any loose descriptions. The map is at a scale of 1:5000.

There are 39 controls with values between 10 and 40 points.

Juniors are not to cross the road. The juniors will have the chance to add up to 100 points to their score if they ‘crack the code’.

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

Entry on the day.

To help with map numbers, please email the jandr.craddock@gmail.com if you are intending to enter.

Registration from 11.00 to 11.30.

Mass punching start at short intervals from 12.00.

Terrain Description

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


Toilets

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.

Food & presentations

We have arranged for the Lord Nelson Pub at Norton Sub Hamdon for a buffet - £6 per head.

It will be open from 14.00, and food, hot drinks, squash will be available from 14.30. This should give time for controls to be collected and results calculated.

Martin, Karen and Angela (see Contacts page) would appreciate offers of help to collect in controls after the event. There is 50% discount on entry fees for helpers.

Buffet

£6 per head.

Includes plates of chips and filled rolls consisting of:

  • Coronation chicken
  • Ham and Dijon
  • Beef and horse radish
  • Cheese onion mayo
  • Tuna and red onion

Must be ordered in advance please. Let Judy Craddock know by Wednesday, 28 August if you would like to join us for food.

Payment to be made at registration on the day.

Presentations

At about 15.30 we will have the presentations for QOFL trophies and the Club Champs trophy itself.

For children and those not attending the meeting, there's a playing field with play area almost directly opposite.

AGM

Will follow directly after the presentations and typically last about an hour.

For the youngsters, there is a recreation ground and play area almost directly opposite the pub.

Contacts / Officials

Co-planners: Karen & Martin Lewis membership@

Controller: Angela Modica 01823 451647 buddyinfo@

Organisers: Judy & Roger Craddock 01823 323850 jandr.craddock (AT) googlemail.com

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.

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