|Training:||An event on similar terrain to the south of the competition area will be held on Saturday 1st July Details|
|Travel:||Entrance to Druridge Bay Country Park (NE61 5BX) is Brown Signed at NU259001 on A1068 Ashington to Amble road.|
|From the south take A19 or A1(M) + A194(M) + A184 + A19 to Tyne Tunnel (Toll).
From the tunnel north end follow A19 for 6 miles to major rbt junction 5th exit onto A189
Follow A189 9 miles to small rdb just past railway overbridge.(Single carriageway begins)
First exit still on A189 leading to A1068 (exit 3 at next rbt.) Continue for 6 miles.
|Alternative from the south and from the west (A69)|
A1(M) + A1 to junction 80 (Ashington) and A19 for 2 miles to major rbt juntion above, taking 2nd exit onto A189 and then as above.
|Parking||Follow the park road to car parking according to marshals/signs.|
|YBT Courses:||Yellow Trophy & Yellow Shield, Orange Trophy and Orange Shield, Light Green Trophy and Orange Shield, Green Trophy and Green Shield|
|YBT Entry:||Seniors (M/W21+) £8.00 ~ Juniors (M/W20-) £6.00|
|Trophy/Shield entry and supporter/team officials via John Crosby ~ nsoaAThotmail.co.uk by 23/6/17 but early notification appreciated.|
|EOD Entry:||Seniors (M/W21+) £8.00 ~ Juniors (M/W20-) £3.00 ~ White Course free.|
|E.O.D Courses:||White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue subject to map availability|
|Registration:||and Enquiries ~ 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m..|
|Punching:||SportIdent Electronic. Dibber loan free. Loss charge £40.|
|Starts:||Non Trophy Runners: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Courses close 12:15 p.m. YBT: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Courses close 3:30 p.m.|
|Terrain:||The competiton area comprises a strip of high dunes extending the length of the map|
|which has complex contour detail to test the more experienced as well as useful line features for the less technical courses.|
Inland the area is a mix of fields and patches of more or less open woodland with some paths and small features.
Start is 5 mins walk from assembly and parking and the finish arena is by assembly to allow teams to support their finishers.
|Map:||1:7,500. Waterproof Paper. Previous map|
|Facilities:||Toilets at Assembly|
|Dogs:||Under control in car park.|
|Officials||Organisers: John Crosby ( 01670 738345 before 21:00 or 07869244711) & Brian Davies.|
|Planner: Alasdair Wilson Craw|
|Controller: Tim O'Donoghue (SOLWAY)|
|Safety||Remember 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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