Sat 21 October, 2017
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Those competing for their clubs at the Compass Sport Trophy final in Devon the next day (Sunday 22 October) may want to create their own weekend of orienteering in the South West by running at our event on the Saturday
Routegadget from 2016 Galoppen
Team 2 will be in running this event. Please let the volunteer co-ordinator (email volunteers@...) know as soon as your availability to help becomes clear.
View towards Minehead from competition area (Staple Plain)
(Photographer: Mark Robinson, Flikr
QOFL Forest League Series Info
Every year we organise six local events with colour coded courses which form the Forest League (QOFL). The series starts in the Autumn and continues at approximately one event per month until the spring.
Link to our QOFL section
The latest league tables are here: elite league and handicap league.
Trophies and certificates are usually awarded at the club championships in the summer.
Link to 2017-18 QOFL team lists - for members to check which QOFLs they will be helping at
Directions / Parking
Alongside the forest road in the deer park to the north east of the area.
Please will all clubs and groups planning on attending in mini buses or coaches contact the organiser in good time to allow us to make parking arrangements for you.
8 courses: Brown, Blue, Green, Short Green, Light Green, Orange, Yellow and White
Suitable for all ages and abilities.
|BOF* members||non BOF|
|Family of runners||£16||£20|
|Family group (with a map each)||£10||£10|
|Dibber hire ||£1||£1|
* i.e. you belong to a club registered with British Orienteering
Registration form (v 2017.2) - pdf
Registration form (v 2017.2) - Word
Registration & Start Times
Registration open between: 10:30 - 13.00
Start times from: 11.00 to 13.00 (& 13.30*)
Courses close: 15.00
* we are holding the start window open an extra half hour for clubs visiting from afar, i.e. those attending the Compass Sport event the next day
Open moorland with forested deer park and steep sided, partially wooded combes
Contacts / Officials
Planner: Jim Nickolls
Controller: Jeff Pakes 01823 321900 website@
Organiser: Roger Craddock 01823 323850 chair@
emails: use after @ : quantockorienteers.co.uk
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 and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.
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.