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Yellow - controls are easy to find, mostly on paths 1.6km
Entry limit: 9
Children in school years 6 and 7 may take part unaccompanied. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Orange - controls are on or near paths 2.6km
Entry limit: 14
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 3.7km
Entry limit: 14
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 4.8km
Entry limit: 25
Distance measured between controls; actual distance run will be greater.
Entrance to the park is via the car park, Pavilion on the Park, 1, Kingfisher Rd, Eastleigh Southampton, SO50 9LH
Car parking is available next to the Pavilion on the Park, 1, Kingfisher Road. Parking is free to users of the park.
Start at any time between 10.30 and 12.00
The event centre including Start, Registration and Download is 400m. approximately from the Kingfisher Road car park. From the car park go across the bridge towards the back of the leisure centre, east of the park area. Please look for the SOC banner.
The Blackbird Café serves drinks and snacks. Please consider using these facilities. Toilets are available in the café.
Information for Beginners
New to orienteering? You may want to check out this video: Getting Started
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. The yellow and Orange courses are contained within the park. The Light Green and Green courses also go through the residential area to the South of the park. The terrain in the residential area is gently undulating.
You will be given a print out of your result at Download. Results will be available on our website at socweb.org.
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.
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.
|Beavers - Team Eeyore||Group||W50||IND|
|Beavers - Team Rabbit||Group||W50||IND|
|Malcolm McNeill and Niamh Cole (u8)||Group||M70||SOC|
|Light Green||Ind/Gp||Age Category||Club|
|Chris Barrington Brown||Individual||M60||BAOC|
|Mike Le Maistre||Individual||M35||SOC|