Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Spring LOP Series 2018

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 12/4/18

A series of low key local events usually 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 ribbon & plastic marker secured with a clothes peg and with 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+Long OrangeSupervet Women W55+ Orange
Ultravet Men M65+OrangeUltravet Women W65+ Orange
Hypervet Men M75+OrangeHypervet Women W75+ Orange
Junior Men M16-OrangeJunior Women W16-Orange
Young Junior Men M12-YellowYoung Junior Women W12-Yellow

 Spring League Events 
Apr 21stHexham QE High SchoolResults

League points

May 5thQEII Country Park, Ashington -----
Car park: North side of Park by Brewers Fayre Woodhorn Grange Pub NE63 9AT
Off A189 Woodhorn to Alnwick. see map
Bus: X20 Newcastle Haymarket & Regent Centre to Ashington/Alnwick (pauses Ashington) at 8:33 or 9:33
Followed by 1300m along side road & cycle track. see map

May 23rdWednesday ~ Chantry School, Morpeth for World Orienteering Day-----
May 26thWeetslade-----
Jun 2ndDenton Burn-----
Jun 30thFrenchman's Lea, South Shields & BBQ-----

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the above list for further information)

Saturday 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