LOK / HH Boxing Day Score

Our traditional 60 mins score course burn-off-the-turkey joint venture with LOK. A relaxed and fun score event to help you recover from the Christmas festivities.

Newcomers are welcome. Instruction offered to newcomers after mass start.  If you have any queries beforehand, please contact the organiser.

Venue Trent Park, North London.
Car park adjacent to Southgate Hockey Centre at the northern end of Snakes Lane Post code EN4 0PS; grid reference TQ 289 969.  Please note that car park will be locked at 14:00
Entries Entry is open, online-only via SI Entries.   NB there is a limit of 120 places so don’t delay.
Closing date: 10:30, Monday 26th December 2022
One map / one SI(AC) card per entry only.
Entries up to midnight on Sunday 18th December:

  • Seniors & groups: £8
  • Juniors and students: £4
Entries from Monday 19th December:

  • Seniors & groups: £10
  • Juniors and students: £6

Additional charge of £2 for seniors and groups where not British Orienteering members

SI Card hire £1. Charge for lost cards £40.

Public transport Oakwood Underground station on the Piccadilly line – a direct connection from Central London and Heathrow airport every 10 minutes! 1.2 km walk from station along Snakes Lane, to the car park. Allow 15 minutes. Tube trains are scheduled to run to Oakwood on Boxing Day.
Should, however, trains not be running to Oakwood, then bus 121 from Turnpike Lane, Wood Green or Southgate (all Piccadilly Line Stations) – alight at Oakwood Underground station
Directions Signposted off the A110 near Oakwood Underground station Turn off the M25 at J24 (Potters Bar) onto the A111 heading south towards Cockfosters and Southgate; after 3 miles turn left at the roundabout onto the A110, then after half a mile, just after Oakwood Underground station, turn left into Snakes Lane
Terrain Mixture of gently undulating open parkland and wooded areas with some brambles.
Map 1:10,000, 5m contours. Controls will be pre-marked on waterproof paper (no bag supplied). Review the 2021 map on Routegadget.
Competition format Score event – collect as many points as you can within 60 minutes.
Controls 110 to 119 will be worth 10 points each
Controls 120 to 129 will be worth 20 points each
Controls 130 to 139 will be worth 30 points each
Penalty of 20 points for each minute, or part thereof, late.
Bonus of 10 points for each complete minute early provided all controls have been visited
Electronic Punching SPORTident (SI) electronic punching – contactless punching for those with their own SIAC card.
It will be a mass Start and punching Finish for everybody
Start and Finish Location  Start within 5 minutes’ walk from car park
Finish adjacent to car park– courses close at 12:15
Start Procedure 11:00 am mass start
Facilities Please bring your own refreshments.
First Aid available at Download
Café in centre of park adjacent to park toilets may be open
Toilets No toilets at the car park, but park toilets in the centre of the park 0.8km walk from car park
Also available as a short diversion en route from M25 Cockfosters and Oakwood tube stations also have toilets
Covid-19 Please make yourself aware of and abide by the current British Orienteering Covid-19 Participant Code of Conduct (revised August 2021)
Covid-19 refund policy We will offer a full refund to you if you need to withdraw your entry because you have COVID-19 symptoms. Please contact Catherine on equipment@londonorienteering.co.uk to arrange this.
Cancellation policy Consistent with British Orienteering’s Major Events Cancellation, Curtailment and Refund Policy, we reserve  the right to cancel or curtail this event whether for operational reasons, Force Majeure, or other reasons, in which case HH / LOK reserve the right to retain all or part of the entry fees.
Last minute info & results Please consult the London Orienteering Klubb (LOK) website
Planner Catherine Galvin (LOK) — 07968 162 273 or equipment@londonorienteering.co.uk
Organiser Richard Lloyd (LOK)
Controlling Ronan and Julie Cleary (LOK)
Insurance Event registered with British Orienteering (BOF) (81860).
Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with BOF and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of BOF then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

Last update: 4th December 2022