Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Saturday Spring LOP Series 2017

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 21/4/17

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 -----
May 24thWednesday ~ Chantry School, Morpeth for World Orienteering Day-----
May 27thQueen Elizabeth II Park, Ashington-----
Jun 24thNewburn with BBQ-----
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