Welcome to one of our Saturday series events which is also part of the Youth League. Beginners are very welcome and there are courses for all standards.
|TERRAIN||Deciduous managed woodland with intricate path network and some interesting ground features with steeper slopes to north.
Please note that many of the paths will be very muddy, especially on Junior courses, so come with suitable footwear and clothing.
|PARKING||Templewood School, AL8 7SD, Welwyn Garden City, O signs off Digswell Road.
We should be able to accommodate all competitors in the school car parks. If we fill up, the parking will be on street. At 11am, parking restrictions on Woodland Rise are lifted and parking close to the event centre will be possible. Before 11am, there are no restrictions north of the school on Pentley Park and Coneydale, within 300m of the event centre.
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Welwyn Garden City station 1.3km. Many bus services.|
|COURSES||Courses for everybody from beginners of any age to experienced orienteers.
|BEGINNERS||First timers are very welcome. Look for our greeters in hi-vis jackets who will give you socially-distanced help.
If you’re not run before, we suggest most people start with yellow. Young juniors, say primary school age, and family groups are better on white. People confident with a map and compass may start on orange.
|ENTRY & FEES||Entry is via SI entries only, there will be no entry at the event. If you have a voucher from a previous HH event, don’t forget to claim it!
BOF members: Adults £4, Juniors £2, HH juniors free.
If you have your own dibber you may enter online even on the day, provided there are maps available.
|STARTS||You can choose a 15 minute start block between 10:00 and 11:30.
Start and finish are within 200m of the event centre and car parking.
Courses close 12:45
|TIMING||SportIdent punching will be used. SIAC will be enabled but the Start and Finish controls must be punched.|
|CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS||Control descriptions will be on the map|
|MAP||1:5000 pre-marked maps for all courses. For map of a previous event see here.|
|DOGS||Keep on lead and clear up behind you. No dogs in the event centre.|
|SAFETY||Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety. A full risk assessment will have been carried out.
You should abide by the British orienteering Covid-19 Code of Conduct. In particular:
|RESULTS||Interim results will be published direct to the club website every few minutes during the event. There will be no printed results (apart from your own splits) or WiFi available, so there is no need to hang around.
Full results will be published to the same location and to Routegadget; we aim to do so on the day of the event.
The small print
This event is registered with British Orienteering, number 78689
If you have to cancel for a COVID-related reason, write to email@example.com and we will give a full refund. If we have to cancel the event we will offer a choice of a full refund or a voucher for use at a future HH event. That choice will be sent to the email address used for the original entry. If you do not reply by the deadline, the default is a voucher.