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
|Men M18-35||Long Orange||Women W18-35||Long Orange|
|Veteran Men M40+||Long Orange||Veteran Women W40+||Long Orange|
|Supervet Men M55+||Orange||Supervet Women W55+||Orange|
|Junior Men M16||Orange||Junior Women W16||Orange|
|Young Junior Men M12||Yellow||Young Junior Women W12||Yellow|
| ||Spring League Events|| |
|Apr 9th||Gibside National Trust||Results|
|May 13th||Silverlink, North Tyneside||Results|
|May 24th||Chantry School, Morpeth for World Orienteering Day||Results|
|May 27th||Queen Elizabeth II Park, Ashington||Results|
|League Positions after Four Events||League|
|Jun 24th||Newburn 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 8th||Denton 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