Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers

Orienteering Night Owl Series 2019 - 20

Updated 24/11/19

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 each course can choose a bottle of red wine or a bottle of white 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

Date Location and details when available
30/10/19 (Wed) Denton Burn Results
13/11/19 (Wed) Northumberlandia Results

League points after 2 events.

11/12/19 (Wed)Paradise, Scotswood ------
Registration/Start/Finish all in Whitehouse Rd. at the south entrance to Hodgkin Park. NE15 6LN
Travel: Car: From Scotswood Road A695 westbound, pass car showrooms (Fiat/Jeep/Alfa-Romeo on the left, Honda on the right). Pass the immediate lights. At the next traffic lights turn right (turning lane) into Whitehouse Rd.
Road curves left. Park boundary is c.150 metres on the right, just after the second junction on the right.
From Scotswood Road eastbound: After Scotswood Bridge roundabout follow road past the long, long, ex-Vickers works on the right. At the top of a short steep slope (blue overbridge), turn left at the traffic lights into Whitehouse Rd., then as above.
From Armstrong Road: look for the former St Josephs RC large dark red church. Turn south along the west side of the church (South Benwell Road) down the steep hill (park is on the right). At the bottom turn right and park.
Bus: No.1 bus travels along Armstrong Rd. In either direction, look for St Joseph's on the south side of the road and get off at the next stop. Walk back to the church & down South Benwell Road as above.
Along Scotswood Rd. Service 12/12A (Blaydon/Winlaton) Go North East from Eldon Square bus station, (not Stagecoach to Two Ball Lonnen) and Stagecoach 22 (via city centre) Both via Central Station. 12A/12 also stops outside Central Station (furthest west bus stand). Alight just west of Whitehouse Rd. junction.
Travelling east stops are under the blue overbridge and east of the Whitehouse Rd. junction. (see car travel above).

15/01/20 (Wed)Newburn Riverside ------
12/02/20 (Wed)Leazes Park ------
11/03/20 (Wed)West Wylam/Hagg Bank ------