Our traditional burn-off-the-turkey joint venture with LOK. A relaxed and fun score event to help you recover from the Christmas festivities. Massed start at 11am.
Click here for printable version of the details below. The main change recently is that contactless punching is enabled.
|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
|Registration||From 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Advice for beginners available
|Fees||Enter on day: Seniors & groups: £7; Juniors and students: £4
SI card hire £1 (see Electronic Punching below) Charge for mislaid SI card £30
Entry fees held at 2016 levels despite significant further increases in the land access charge by Enfield Council
|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 Review last year’s map on Routegadget|
|Map||1:10,000, 5m contours. Controls will be pre-marked on waterproof paper (no bag supplied)|
|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.
|Start||11:00 am mass start. Start within 5 minutes’ walk from car park
Instruction offered to newcomers after mass start
|Facilities||Water and orange squash at the Finish, adjacent to car park
Café in centre of park adjacent to park toilets
|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
|Last minute info & results||Please consult London Orienteering Klubb (LOK) website|
|Officials||Organiser: Catherine Galvin (LOK) — 07968 162 273 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Planner: Hedley Calderbank (HH)
Controller: Ronan and Julie Cleary (LOK)
|Insurance||Event registered with the British Orienteering (BOF) (75216)
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.