ESOC

Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club

Navigation

Scottish Sprint Championships 2019 incorporating ESOC Sprint O

Image of the Uphall & Broxburn map

UPHALL & BROXBURN

Sun 03rd Feb 2019

Info updated: 20th Sep
Type of event: Regional, Sprint
Type of terrain: Urban

General Information

Broxburn and Uphall was newly mapped in 2018.  This 2019 event will be held on a different part of the mapped area from the event held in 2018. 

There will be 2 races in relatively close succession and a single entry is required for both races. Unlike previous years there will not be a chasing start for the second race.

Location

map location

Nearest town: Broxburn

Directions

TBC 

Registration & Start Times

TBC

Course Information

TBC

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

TBC but advance entry will be required.

Contacts / Officials

advance enquiries to  

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Privacy: when entering our events your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports.
Read our privacy policy to see how we look after your personal data.