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West Anglian Orienteering Club

YBT Heat & colour coded eventRowney WarrenSun 08 March, 2020

Near: Shefford
Level of event: Regional
Type of event: Race, Juniors

Location Info

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

This colour coded event will also be a qualifier match for the 2020 Yvette Baker Shield and Trophy competitions for teams of junior orienteers.

Directions / Parking

Post code for SatNav: SG17 5QB

Access to the car park will be from a minor road leading off the A600 Shefford to Bedford road. The event will be signed from the junction of the minor road with the A600 which is about 2.5 km north of the the A600/A507 junction.

As you approach the car park there will a crossing point for runners - please take care and look out for runners crossing the road.

Parking will be tight. Please car share if you can. Please park as directed by the parking supervisors.

If bringing a coach or minibus please inform the organiser in advance.

Terrain and map details

Rowney Warren is a well-contoured pine forest with significant spur and valley structure.  Please take care with potentially hidden trip hazards such as roots and brambles in the undergrowth.

Maps are A4 in size, 1:10,000 scale, and printed on waterproof paper.

Dog restrictions

Dogs permitted but must be on lead in car park, and adjacent to the road which divides the area.

Portable toilets will be provided.

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.


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.


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.