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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Bush Heath WoodsSun 03 February, 2019

Near: Mildenhall, Suffolk
Level of event: National
Type of event: Race

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

This will be an East Anglian League event.

Pre-entries for this event will open soon. Watch This Webpage!

Directions / Parking

Details to follow

Course Information

Colour coded courses are available as follows, from White to Brown:

CourseDifficultyLengthControls
White very easy 1 - 1.5km

Yellow easy ~ 2.5 km

Orange moderate   ~ 3 km
Light Green harder   ~ 3.5 km
Short Green hard ~ 3.5 km
Green hard   ~ 4.5 km
Blue hard ~ 6.5 km
Brown hard ~ 8 km


Entry Details

Pre-entry is strongly encouraged. On-line pre-entry will be via Fabian4.

On line entries will close at midnight on Wednesday 30th January 2019. No pre-entries will be accepted after this deadline. On the day entries may be available subject to availability of maps (to be confirmed).

SI card hire: £1 in addition to above entry fees.

Pre-entryOn the day
Senior BO member
£10£12
Senior Non member
£12£14
Junior (Under 21)
£2£2
Student (21 or older in full time education)
£2£2

If you are bringing a school party, or other group such as ATC cadets, please inform the organiser via entries@WAOC.org.uk in advance using the Group Entry Form. Please provide this information before 18th November. This will avoid long delays at registration and ensure we have enough maps for everyone.

Enquiries to entries@WAOC.org.uk


Registration and Start Times

Registration will be open from 10:00 am till noon.

This is a National event so exact start times will be assigned. Start times will be allocated from 10:30 -12:30 in line with stated preferences as far as possible. Punching starts.

Terrain and map details

Terrain

Bush Heath is a mixture of open heathland and forest blocks of differing maturity and runnability.   Some areas contain brambles, and this is shown on the map by a vertical green line screen.

Map

Maps will be 1:10000 scale, A4 size.  Maps and control descriptions will be on waterproof paper.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Helen Hague entries@waoc.org.uk

Planner: Iain Stemp

Controller: Michael Chopping (NOR)

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A risk assessment is carried out by the organiser in advance of each event, 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: 

WAOC process entrant information on the basis of legitimate interest to produce competition results, to provide participation and results information to British Orienteering, and we retain details for a period to meet our insurance requirements.  Published results may include (but not limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and age group. Read our data protection page for further information about how we look after your personal information.

Photography:

We may sometimes publish photographs of event participants in news items or publicity.  At events where we have arranged for photography we will advertise this at the event and in advance in the event details.  

We aim always to obtain the permissions of parent or responsible adult before we publish any picture showing a junior participant as the main focus.  Although we cannot guarantee that an event photographer will not take photographs of any given individual, we will do our best to avoid publishing images of individuals who have told us they do not wish to be photographed.

Read our data protection page for further information about our policy on photography and use of images.