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Sprague Brook Park In Person Meet

September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$5 – $10

Event Details
This is an in person orienteering meet in Sprague Brook Park with three courses.  There will be a white/yellow course, a green course and a red course.  Registration and start is at Shelter No. 6.  Although there will be signs when you enter the park, the shelter is in the center of of a group of shelters that is past the bridge.

Course Details
White/Yellow Course: 8 controls, 1.8 km
Green Course: 11 controls, 4.2 km
Red Course: 13 controls, 5.9 km

For guidance in choosing a course OUSA describes the colors as follows:
white: very easy
yellow: easy
orange: medium
brown/green/red/blue: hard

In general, beginner courses are on or near trails and focus on distinct map features. The four advanced courses (brown, green, red and blue) all have the same level of navigational difficulty but differ in distances and climbs.

Registration:
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged and is available here. Fees can be paid through registration. There will be a limited number of maps available on the day of the event.

To participate in the event there is a $10 fee for non-members or a $5.00 fee for members.  Interested in becoming a member?  You can do so here.

On site registration starts at 10:00 am with course starts from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. There will be a three hour time limit with control pick-up starting at 2:30 pm.

 

Details

Date:
September 11, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
$5 – $10

Organizer

Phil Wolfling
Phone:
(716) 832-9758
Email:
pwolfling@verizon.net

Venue

Sprague Brook Park
9674 Foote Rd
Glenwood, NY 14069 United States
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