Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club


Scottish Sprint Championships 2019 incorporating ESOC Sprint O

Image of the Uphall & Broxburn map


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.


map location

Nearest town: Broxburn



Registration & Start Times


Course Information


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.

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