SOC Saturday Series 1 - Itchen Valley CP

Saturday 25th September

Five courses of varying lengths to suit all ages and abilities in this attractive country park with open meadows and some areas of woodland. Includes a Schools, Juniors and Newcomers league.
Suitable for children, families and individuals new to orienteering. A longer run is also available, primarily for those with prior orienteering experience. Full guidance will be available from our coaches. Entries will stay open until noon on the day of the event - subject to map availability.

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White - controls are easy to find, the route follows paths 0.9km
   Entered: 6
Ideal for younger children and complete beginners. Children in school years 5 onwards may take part unaccompanied. Children in years 3 and 4 may take part but should be accompanied by an adult. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Yellow - controls are easy to find, mostly on paths 1.7km
   Entered: 7
Children in school years 6 and 7 may take part unaccompanied. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Orange - controls are on or near paths 2.1km
   Entered: 11
Good for those who want to start to get away from paths. Children in school years 8 and 9 may take part unaccompanied. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Light Green - longer and more route choice 2.9km
   Entered: 8
Children confident on the Orange course may wish to move up to this course for a challenge. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Green - suitable for experienced orienteers 4.4km
   Entered: 23
Distance measured between controls; actual distance run will be greater.

Entry Fees
    Senior: £5.00
    Junior: £2.00
    Entry Fee: £5.00

Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.

Fee includes your map and the hire of an electronic timer.
Event Information

Itchen Valley Country Park, Allington Lane, West End, Southampton, SO30 3HQ

Car parking is available in Itchen Valley Country Park. Parking is pay and display only. Payment by card, RingGo or cash.

Start at any time between 10.30 and 12.00

Event Centre
The event centre including Start, Registration and Download is on the grass in the top field next to the top car park. Please look for the SOC banner.

The Woodland Café serves drinks and snacks. Toilets are available in the country park near the café.

Information for Beginners
New to orienteering? You may want to check out this video: Getting Started

Online entry only. Entry on the day via subject to map availability.

If you wish to compete as a group, only one entry is needed.

The map is included in the entry fee and the scale is 1:5,000. The entry fee also includes the cost of hiring an electronic timer.

The courses lead through grassland and woodland paths. Paths may be slippery after rain.

You will be given a print out of your result at Download. Results will be available on our website at

Help is needed for this event. If you can help please contact the organiser for a 50% discount code.

Clothing and equipment
Please come dressed for the weather. It is advisable to wear full leg cover. You will not need any special equipment. We can lend you a compass and a whistle. Please bring water to drink after completing your course.

You must not attend if you or a member of your household has COVID-19 symptoms, if you have been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace, or if you are required to quarantine.

Personal information
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.

Start List
White Ind/Gp Age Category Club Helper
Nicolas Chevaux Group M40 IND
Natasha Crust Group W35 IND
Tereza Eddie Group W35 IND
Jane & Matthew Holme Group W40 IND
Virginie Remoriquet Group W40 IND
Miles Roberts Group M10 SOC
Yellow Ind/Gp Age Category Club Helper
Isla Cauvin Individual W12 IND
Scott Cauvin Group M40 IND
Stanley Connell Group M10 IND
Laura Gook Group W21 BADO
Nuno Leite Group M40
Jessica Lowe Group W21 IND
Laura Rolland Group W35 IND
Orange Ind/Gp Age Category Club Helper
John Bizeray Individual M55 IND
David Gook Individual M21 BADO
Joseph Holme Individual M14 IND
Jenni Moore Group W40 IND
Sarah-Jane Tavendale Group W45 IND
Ian Wells Group M60 SOC Helper
Joe Wilkinson Individual M16 IND
Matt Wilkinson Individual M45 IND
Sam Wilkinson Individual M14 IND
Aidan Williams Individual M12 BKO
Graeme Williams Individual M40 BKO
Light Green Ind/Gp Age Category Club Helper
Ruth Appleby-Smith Group W40 IND
Vicki Barkaway Individual W65 SOC
Alex Escudero Group M45 SOC
Brian Fisher Individual M70 SOC
Thomas Holme Individual M16 IND
Michael Oliver Individual M55 SOC
Rachel Robinson Individual W21 SOC
Kelly Smith Group W50 BADO
Green Ind/Gp Age Category Club Helper
Chris Barrington Brown Individual M60 BAOC
Sophie Blundell Individual W21 SOC
Paul Channing Individual M60 SOC
Ian Cowe Individual M70 IND
Duncan Currie Individual M12 SOC
Jillian Devine Individual W55 SOC Helper
Jay Dillon Individual M45 IND
Charles Gook Individual M50 BADO
Matt Green Group M45 SOC
Rod Harnett Group M50 IND
Julian Hartwell Individual M65 SOC Helper
Andrew Holme Individual M40 IND
Nicholas Jarvis Individual M21 SO
Louise Light Individual W50 SOC
Mark Light Individual M50 SOC
Laurence Mason Individual M21 IND
Paul Miller Group M50 IND
Natalie Morant Individual W50 SOC
Andrew Nash Individual M45 SOC Helper
Rachel Robertson Individual W55 SOC Helper
Iain Robinson Individual M65 SOC
Rob Shenton Individual M45 BAOC
Marcus White Individual M50 SOC