Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers

Orienteering Night Owl Series 2018 - 19

Updated 14/2/19

The Night Owls League will run through the winter months. A series of events will determine the Night Owls champions.

The winner of each course will get 100 points.
Lower positions will be awarded points relative to the winner's time.
Organisers/planners will be awarded a bonus of the average of the scores of competitors.
Best 4 scores to count.

A prize will be awarded to each overall winner of the Long and of the Short courses.

The winner of the each course can choose a bottle of red wine or a bottle of wine wine, complete with appropriate label. See above.

Courses: Events will offer two courses:-
A Long course (~ 4 km.)(with a degree of technical difficulty appropriate to the area) and a Short course (~ 2 km.).

Individual event details will appear here as they are confirmed.

Fees: Senior 4.00 Junior 2.00 .

Starts: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted in event details

Night Owl Coordinator: Fred Miller

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk

Please supply your own requirement of water

DateLocation and details when available
31/10/18 (Wed)Percy Pit, LemingtonResults
14/11/18 (Wed)Newcastle University & EnvironsResults
12/12/18 (Wed)Silverlink, N.Tyneside Results
16/01/19 (Wed)Ryton Results
13/02/19 (Wed)East DentonResults

League points after 5 events.

13/03/19 (Wed)Nuns Moor South New area-------
Park at the Nunsmoor Centre car park, Studley Terrace, NE4 5AH
Enter ~ 50m. east of the junction of Studley Terrace and Brighton Grove and park where you can.
At the west end of the car park a path runs westward to the traffic lights at the junction (follow tapes). Cross the road - carefully! - to the park entrance for Registration, Start, and Finish.
Bus: Stagecoach 12 (Two Ball Lonnen/Fenham) from Wallsend/Walker, Blackett Street stops almost opposite the car park entrance.
Once past St. James' Park the bus takes a sharp left turn. Get off at the third stop after this turn.
Terrain: The area is in three contiguous parts: an open area of fast runnable grass interspersed with individual trees and thickets and some copses; an area of rough grass (grazed pasture) with few features; and a small but intricate park.