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Saturday 1st July 2017

Druridge Bay South

Practice Event

on dune terrain similar to the trophy events the following day

Update 26/6/17 (course distances & dibbers)
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Travel:A1068 (Ashington to Amble) At Widdrington Village roundabout turn east, follow "Druridge" through village for 1.5 miles.
Ignore brown signs to Country Park until tomorrow
Alternative for local traffic via Ellington & Cresswell
ParkingSigned at sharp corner seaward of Druridge Cottages.NE61 5EG NZ277962
Courses:All controls map with suggested courses at Yellow (1.6 km.) Orange (2.3 km.) & Light Green (2.8 km.).
Entry:Seniors (M/W21+) £5.00
Juniors (M/W20-) / Concessions £4.00 / Schoolchildren £2.50
Registration:12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Punching:Needle punches but dibbers required for start and finish timing.
Starts:12:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Courses close 4:30 p.m.
Terrain: Coastal and dunes
Map: 1:5000 (NB. Different from the YBT competition map after due consideration of the detail required) Waterproof Paper.
Facilities: None. Nearest public toilets Cresswell (2 miles south)
Dogs:Under close control.
Officials Organisers: John Crosby ( 01670 738345 before 21:00 or 07869244711) & Brian Davies
Planner: Tricia Davies
SafetyRemember you Orienteer at your own risk
Please bring your own requirement of water.
A whistle should be carried, otherwise officials reserve the right to deny entry.

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