BLUE 6.6km 130m climb
Suitable for experienced orienteers only
GREEN 3.9km 75m climb
Suitable for experienced orienteers only
RED 5.1km 80m climb
Suitable for all orienteers Red is longer but less challenging navigationally than Orange, more like an unmarked trail race. Ideal for runners new to orienteering. Map reading is required and a compass may be useful.
ORANGE 3.2km 55m climb
Suitable for all orienteers
YELLOW 2.2km 40m climb
Suitable for beginners
ENTRIES HAVE BEEN LIMITED
Following site visit 26/11/23 we have had to limit entries because of flooding in the parking field. THERE WILL BE NO LATE ENTRIES
Eaton Woods is accessed from a private road off the A417 between Lechlade and Faringdon, The turning is flanked by pillars and is approx. 1400m east of the main entrance to Buscot Park and will be signed. Please take care and drive slowly along the private road as there are speed bumps.
Grid Reference SU2515597002, nearest post code SN7 8BN (What3Words link: mango.brand.station).
Take care when exiting onto the A417 as traffic can be fast moving.
The Car Sharing Scheme is available on the signup page where you will find full details about how it works.
Weather permitting parking will be in a field or on adjacent tracks if too muddy.
UPDATE 19/11/23 Field entrance currently waterlogged, please do not drive camper vans to the event.
PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE FROM THE MARSHALS AND BE AWARE OF CARS AND FARM VEHICLES ON THE MINOR ROAD
Start times: 11:00 - 12:00
Courses close: 14:00
Online entry only - standard entry closes at 23.59 on 26-11-2023.
THERE WILL BE NO LATE ENTRIES OR ENTRY ON DAY
You may withdraw from the event up until 23:59 on 26-11-2023. Your entry fee will be held as a credit to be redeemed when you next enter an NWO event.
Scale 1:7,500, 5m contours.
Overprinted with course on waterproof paper with control descriptions on the front. Yellow, Orange and Red courses will have written descriptions; Blue and Green have pictorial descriptions. Loose control descriptions for all courses will be available at the start.
Mixed woodland with some rides, deer tracks and scattered rootstocks.
There may be log piles not marked on the map.
Courses have been planned to avoid the densest undergrowth.
Results, Splits and Routegadget will be available on the North Wiltshire Orienteers website as soon as practicable after the event
Please make yourself aware of and abide by the British Orienteering Participant Code of Conduct.
Clothing and equipment
Please come to the event with clean and dry shoes and clothing. Before leaving the event check your clothing and equipment and remove any mud, soil or leaf litter. Once home thoroughly clean your footwear and clothing and leave it to dry for as long as possible. Please take any litter home with you.
Dogs are permitted in the parking area only but must be kept on a lead due to the presence of deer.
The British Orienteering insurance policy provides public liability cover for all competitors registered for this event.
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.
Prior to the event, if you display symptoms (or test positive) for COVID-19, or are required to self-isolate then you must not attend.
Organiser: Antonia Holt (NWO (07740 101590Before 9pm))
Planner: Pete Gilder (NWO)
Controller: Neil Fraser (NWO)
The personal data you give when you enter will be used by the event organisers and their agents, but only for the purpose of processing/publishing entries/results, conducting safety checks and as required by our insurers to validate our cover and managed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
NWO will make every effort to ensure the event goes ahead as planned. However, should the event be cancelled, NWO reserves the right to retain part of the advance entry fees to meet costs already incurred or committed.