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Parking in a field just past the Visitor Centre on the left before you go up the hill. Grid Ref: SU718183. What3Words: ///centuries.dean.means. Lat/Long: 50.960311,-0.978203. Parking is Pay & Display at Â£5.00 for up to two hours (pay before exit).
Please note that there is no key drop!
Control descriptions will be printed on the map. No loose descriptions at the event but you can download them for printing.
Start times: 11:15 - 12:30 and 13:15 - 14:30.
Courses close: 16:00
Please make yourself aware of and abide by the British Orienteering Participant Code of Conduct (revised October 2020).
Act as an ambassador of the sport of orienteering at all times and consider how your actions may appear in the eyes of landowners or members of the public;
Observe social distancing at all times;
Use your own hand sanitizer on arrival and departure.
Limit your time at the event to a minimum to avoid unnecessary contact with others.
Online entry only. Entries close on 31st March. No entry on the day.
EMIT Touch-free. eTags will be issued on the day. Hire is included in the entry fee. Lost tags will be charged at replacement cost.
Scale 1:10,000. Contour interval 10m. Minor update March 2021 by KD. A4 overprinted on waterproof paper.
Terrain and area
Mostly open runnable beech or pine forest with some lovely STEEP sided valleys, and a comprehensive track and path network. There are some large areas of cleared forest with dry brashings left after removal of Ash DieBack infected Ash trees. Mapped as open with undergrowth.
The park is crisscrossed in the Northern half with well marked and very popular Mountain bike trails. These have been mapped with a purple dashed path symbol. Competitors MUST STAY OFF THESE ROUTES. Not ALL mountain bikers stick to the official tracks so juniors, in particular, should be alert.
There is a lot of history in the southern part of QECP. Medieval field boundaries, remains of a Roman Villa, even prehistoric hut circle bases. Plus extensive views to the coast and the Isle of Wight.
Toilets are available in the Visitor Centre.
Clothing and equipment
Full leg cover and footwear suitable for the terrain must be worn. Whistles must be carried. In adverse weather we may ask you to wear a cagoule or similar waterproof top. Please bring your own water or other drinks.
Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a lead and under control at all times.
There is a 300m uphill walk from the car park to the start. The route will be marked with red / white streamers. Please allow yourself good time to be at the start for your chosen start window.
EmiTags and maps issued at the start.
The finish is in a field adjacent to the car park 100 m away.
On the Course
It's a touch free event - please do not touch the controls, not even with your eTag. Just hover your wrist above the control and check that the eTag flashes. Be aware of other competitors and other users. Keep your distance at all times. Give way at controls, be patient.
At download, sanitize your hands. Your eTag will be scanned and you will be given your splits printout. Remove your tag from your wrist, remove it from the strap drop your tag in one crate and the strap in the other. Please give SPACE to the download marshall and other competitors. Make your way back to your car. Have a safe journey home.
Tags will be downloaded and results created after the event. Results, splits and Routegadget will be available on the club website. No results on site.
Please come to the event with clean and dry shoes and clothing. After your run please follow the guidance that helps us protect our precious environment: Check - Clean - Dry.
The area is popular with walkers, dog walkers and mountain bikers so please be respectful of the general public and their animals.
All mountain bike trails are out of bounds.
Check for ticks after the event.
Take care crossing park roads - there may be vehicles using them.
Orienteering is a physically challenging sport. Competitors take part at their own risk.
The British Orienteering insurance policy provides public liability cover. Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events and have not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering, then you are not covered by this insurance.
If you have a high risk medical condition you want the organisers to be aware of please download and complete this form and place it in a sealed envelope with your name on it. This can be left at registration. Envelopes will only be opened if required for a medical emergency. Unopened envelopes should be collected after the event. Any unclaimed envelopes will be destroyed after the event.
Photography is not allowed in the toilets or any "changing area" including the car park. Any concerns with photography or the behaviour of anyone toward any child or young adult must be reported to the event organiser or other official. Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility, play your part, report any concerns and follow good practice.
Planner: Kieran Devine BAOC
Controller: Colin Holcombe BAOC
Organiser: Julian Hartwell SOC
The personal data you provide will be used by the event organisers and their agents only for the purpose of processing and publishing entries and results and as required by our insurers to validate our cover.
|Blue||Club||Start window||Age Category|
|Christopher Ashenden||SN||11:45 - 11:59||M55|
|David Bell||14:15 - 14:29||M50|
|Alex Bett||SN||14:00 - 14:14||M21|
|Craig Blackford||BADO||14:00 - 14:14||M50|
|Katie Blackford||BADO||14:00 - 14:14||W21|
|Axel Blomquist||SN||13:15 - 13:29||M65|
|Tom Bray||SOC||13:15 - 13:29||M35|
|David Cross||SOC||12:15 - 12:29||M60|
|Christine Currie||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||W40|
|David Currie||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M45|
|Peter Davis||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M65|
|Terence Desmond Dickinson||BAOC||14:15 - 14:29||M35|
|Mark Feltham||MV||14:00 - 14:14||M55|
|Robert Finch||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M21|
|Mike Frizzell||BADO||13:15 - 13:29||M60|
|Charles Gook||BADO||14:15 - 14:29||M50|
|Nick Green||GO||13:45 - 13:59||M55|
|Doug Greenwood||BKO||13:15 - 13:29||M45|
|Julian Hartwell||SOC||12:15 - 12:29||M65|
|Barry Jones||SO||13:15 - 13:29||M50|
|Michael Krajewski||BAOC||12:15 - 12:29||M35|
|Clare Leveridge||SOC||13:45 - 13:59||W21|
|Guy Lidbury||HAVOC||13:30 - 13:44||M50|
|Mark Light||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M50|
|Alastair Moir||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||M65|
|Trish Monks||BKO||12:15 - 12:29||W45|
|Ian Moran||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M60|
|Bernie Newitt||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||W55|
|Paul Oldfield||BAOC||12:15 - 12:29||M65|
|Gordon Parker||SLOW||14:15 - 14:29||M55|
|Christopher Pritchett||WIGHTO||12:00 - 12:14||M60|
|Hugh Risebrow||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M55|
|Peter Smith||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M55|
|Jon Vaughan||BKO||12:00 - 12:14||M45|
|Istvan Veres||13:30 - 13:44||M21|
|Green||Club||Start window||Age Category|
|Helen Ashenden||SN||11:45 - 11:59||W55|
|Tony Ayres||BADO||13:45 - 13:59||M75|
|Chris Barrington Brown||BAOC||14:00 - 14:14||M60|
|Helen Blackbourn||OROX||13:15 - 13:29||W21|
|Jane Blackbourn||13:15 - 13:29||W21|
|Jane Blackford||BADO||14:00 - 14:14||W50|
|Sarah Blundell||DFOK||12:00 - 12:14||W55|
|Sophie Blundell||SOC||12:00 - 12:14||W21|
|Paul Channing||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M60|
|Elaine Chapelhow||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||W50|
|Roger Cliffe||TVOC||13:30 - 13:44||M50|
|Eleanor Davey||BADO||13:30 - 13:44||W21|
|Bill Davidson||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||M70|
|April Devine||BAOC||12:00 - 12:14||W21|
|David Funnell||SO||13:15 - 13:29||M55|
|Tim Gray||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M40|
|Jonny Green||14:00 - 14:14||M21|
|Annika Greenwood||BKO||13:15 - 13:29||W50|
|Sue Hands||WIM||13:15 - 13:29||W70|
|Sharon Hayward||SOC||13:45 - 13:59||W45|
|James Henley||IND||13:45 - 13:59||M21|
|Joff Henley||IND||13:45 - 13:59||M65|
|Les Hunt||SN||12:15 - 12:29||M65|
|Annie King||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||W21|
|Julia Loring||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||W60|
|Serena Ludford||BADO||13:30 - 13:44||W55|
|Tony Ludford||BADO||13:30 - 13:44||M75|
|Tamsin Moran||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||W21|
|Natalie Morant||SOC||14:15 - 14:29||W50|
|Sam Morton||13:30 - 13:44||M40|
|Andrew Nash||SOC||12:00 - 12:14||M45|
|Janet Nash||LOC||12:00 - 12:14||W70|
|John Nash||LOC||12:00 - 12:14||M70|
|Gail Parker||SLOW||14:15 - 14:29||W60|
|Marion Payne-Bird||GO||12:15 - 12:29||W60|
|Steve Pullen||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M65|
|Peter Riches||TVOC||12:00 - 12:14||M70|
|Ben Rivers||GO||13:45 - 13:59||M75|
|Helen Rivers||GO||13:45 - 13:59||W65|
|Rachel Robertson||SOC||14:00 - 14:14||W55|
|Heather Rumble||SOC||14:15 - 14:29||W21|
|Barry Sowerbutts||SOC||13:45 - 13:59||M65|
|David Watkins||BADO||13:30 - 13:44||M60|
|Helen Wheelwright||SOC||13:45 - 13:59||W60|
|Sam White||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||M20|
|Norman Wilson||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||M70|
|Orange||Club||Start window||Age Category|
|Timothy Angel||SOC||12:15 - 12:29||M80|
|Vicki Barkaway||SOC||14:00 - 14:14||W65|
|Duncan Currie||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||M12|
|Emma Currie||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||W14|
|Barbara Davidson||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||W70|
|Michele Funnell||SO||13:30 - 13:44||W65|
|Louise Light||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||W50|
|Claudia Marks||SOC||11:45 - 11:59||W18|
|Roessa Marks||SOC||12:00 - 12:14||W50|
|Charlie Maule-Lidbury||HAVOC||13:30 - 13:44||M12|
|David Nixon||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||M75|
|Mary Nixon||SOC||11:30 - 11:44||W70|
|Louise Parry||14:15 - 14:29||W40|
|Jacky Pett||SOC||11:15 - 11:29||W65|
|Tim Pugh||GO||14:00 - 14:14||M75|
|Elliot Vaughan||BKO||12:15 - 12:29||M12|
|Zac Vaughan||BKO||12:15 - 12:29||M14|