Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Saturday Spring LOP Series 2017

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 11/6/17

A series of low key local events on a Saturday morning, in and around Newcastle and North Tyneside, with a league to encourage participation and competition. Courses suitable for Beginners (advice will be available) and the more experienced wanting some training competition.

Yellow (1.5 - 2.0 km.) ~ Orange (2.0 - 3.0 km.) ~ Long Orange (3.5 - 5.0 km.) .

Maps ands Controls
Sites will be marked with a plastic marker secured with a clothes peg. Markers will have a code letter in permanent marker to be written on the control card. Carry a pen

100 points for the winner of each course, 99 for second, 98 for third etc. Anyone running in a course above their class will get a bonus of 5 points (10 for 2 courses above) and, likewise, anyone running a course below their class will be docked 5 points (10 for 2 courses below).

Fees: Senior 4.00 Junior & Concessions 2.00 Schoolchildren 1.00 Family Group 4.00
League Classes
Men M18-35Long OrangeWomen W18-35Long Orange
Veteran Men M40+Long OrangeVeteran Women W40+Long Orange
Supervet Men M55+OrangeSupervet Women W55+ Orange
Junior Men M16OrangeJunior Women W16Orange
Young Junior Men M12YellowYoung Junior Women W12Yellow

 Spring League Events 
Apr 9thGibside National TrustResults
May 13thSilverlink, North Tyneside Results
May 24thChantry School, Morpeth for World Orienteering DayResults
May 27thQueen Elizabeth II Park, AshingtonResults

League Positions after Four EventsLeague

Jun 24thNewburn with BBQ-----
Travel: NZ158655 Leave A6085 Scotswood to Throckley Road in Newburn Village.
Turn down Station Road (between Bank and P.O.) towards the Tyne and right at the bottom. Pass the Keelman/Big Lamp pub (NE15 8NL) and the main car park to a smaller parking area on the left.
Country Park: Mixture of grassland, footpaths and woodland.
Barbecue planned. Heat provided. Bring your own food.
Jul 8thDenton Burn-----

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the website for updates: http://www.newcastleorienteering.org.uk )

Registration & Start: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Results and League positions will be published on the website as soon as possible after each event.

Coordinator: Tricia Davies ~ triciadavies01ATgmail.com>

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk

Please supply your own requirement of water