Monday, August 3, 2020

MID - CROSSHAVEN – CARRIGALINE GREENWAY

Wed 5  Aug  MID - CROSSHAVEN – CARRIGALINE GREENWAY (W770613, Drake’s Pool public car park, on Carrigaline / Crosshaven road) Greenway Series 3 – 7 pm (6.0 km, 15 controls)

Pre-register at least 24 hours in advance


The full Government & HSE rules will apply (no touching people or equipment, no hugging, no handshakes; 2 metre distance apart at all times before, during and after the event, practice good cough and sneeze etiquette, know the symptoms, face mask?, etc.).

For Greenway Series of events:
You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel


Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com (You may not receive confirmation of your entry by return, due to computer problems but still please turn up for the event and we will have maps for you).
Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
Bring your own pen / pencil to record answers at each control site and an A4 clear plastic bag for your map. 


Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Friday, July 31, 2020

Fota House and Gardens


Sunday Aug 2 FOTA HOUSE & GARDENS (Yellow - Brown), park in Fota House car park, in past Fota Wildlife Park.
Planner: Liam Cotter; Controller: Tony Cotter; Organiser: Cotters of Ballincollig
Pre-entry is now available for Fota House and Gardens this Sunday Aug 2 (go into www.orienteering.ie and under Fixtures click on Fota event for the PRE-ENTRY button BEFORE 6 PM SATURDAY).

You MUST NOT attend this orienteering event if
1. You have been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days
2. If you are a close contact of a person who is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (ie. less than 2m for more than 15 minutes altogether in one day)
3. If you have been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time
4. If you are suffering now or have suffered any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days (Cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness or flu-like symptoms, rash, loss of smell or taste)
5. If you have returned to Ireland from any other country within the last 14 days

Participants are asked not to travel to an event with anybody outside their household
All participants must adhere to the participant code of conduct (on 
orienteering.ie website)
All participants will be asked to give a contact phone number for traceability at the event

Red, Green, Blue and Brown courses will use SI only.
Yellow and Orange courses will NOT use either SI or punches so please bring a pen/pencil to write codes on your control card.
Please bring exact change (adults €8, children €4, students €5, family €15, rental SI €1)

Entries online before 6pm on Saturday 1st.




Closing time for pre-entry is Saturday 6pm
Due to limited payment options for pre-entry, the online entry fees for this event are Adult €8, Juniors and Students €4, Family €15, no charge for SI Rental
Closing time for pre-entry is Saturday 6pm
Brown, Blue, Green and Red courses will use SI only.
Brown 9.2k, 30c
Blue 7.0k, 24c
Green 5.4k, 21c
Red 4.5k, 18c
Orange and Yellow courses will NOT use either SI or punches so PLEASE BRING A PEN/PENCIL to write codes on your control card.
Orange 3.0k, 12c
Yellow 2.3k, 11c
Map 1:5000
Planner Liam Cotter

Date
Sun, 2/8/2020
Venue
FOTA HOUSE & GARDENS
Address
Fota Island
Event Format
Yellow, Orange, Red, Green, Blue, Brown; 3 to 10 km
Club Website
Start Times
10:30 - 14:00 (Course close 1500)
Signposted From
Park in Fota House car park, in past Fota Wildlife Park
Contact
021 4546194 / boc@orienteering.ie
Grid reference
W 788 714
 

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Wed 22nd / Thurs 23rd / Sun 26th July

Note for all events:


You MUST NOT attend an orienteering event if
1. You have been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days
2. If you are a close contact of a person who is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (ie. less than 2m for more than 15 minutes altogether in one day)
3. If you have been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time
4. If you are suffering now or have suffered any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days (Cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness or flu-like symptoms, rash, loss of smell or taste)
5. If you have returned to Ireland from any other country within the last 14 days

Participants are asked not to travel to an event with anybody outside their household
All participants must adhere to the participant code of conduct (on orienteering.ie website)
All participants will be asked to give a contact phone number for traceability at the event

(1) Wed 22 July THE MARINA – ROCHESTOWN GREENWAY (W703719, car park outside Lee Rowing Club, at the Pairc Ui Chaoimh end) Greenway Series 3 – 7 pm (6.0 km,18 c)


Pre-register at least 24 hours in advance

(2) Thu 23 July GLEN RIVER PARK (East), Ballyhooly Road, Cork City (W686733, Keating’s Furniture Factory) CSP event 4 – 7 pm.
A SCORE Event with 20 controls (about 3 km)
Free entry if you enter on-line below (see links below)
(3) Sunday July 26  MOUNT LEADER WOOD (Preservation Order placed on it), Millstreet Town (Orange - Brown), park outside Alps Electrical.
Planner: Liam Cotter; Controller: Tony Cotter; Organiser: Cotters of Ballincollig
Date
Sun, 26/7/2020
Venue
MOUNT LEADER WOOD
Address
Millstreet Town
Event Format
Orange, Red, Green, Blue, Brown

Start Times
10:30 - 13:00
Signposted From
Park on R582 (South of town) near junction to Alps Electrical
Contact
021 4546194 / boc@orienteering.ie
Grid reference
W 267 898

For Greenway Series of events:
You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel
Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com (You may not receive confirmation of your entry by return, due to computer problems but still please turn up for the event and we will have maps for you).
Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
Bring your own pen / pencil
to record answers at each control site and an A4 clear plastic bag for your map.
Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Wed 15th / Thurs 16th July

(1) Open event on Wednesday 15th July
CARRIGALINE - CROSSHAVEN GREENWAY (from 3 pm and onwards), W744620.
Park in the public car park at Kilnagleary, first car park on the road from Carrigaline to Crosshaven.
Score event (a maximum of 6.0 km with up to 15 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less).
Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.
Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1

(2) Thu 16 July 
GLEN RIVER PARK, Ballyhooly Road, Cork City (W686733, Keating’s Furniture Factory) CSP event 4 – 7 pm
Free entry if you enter on-line below (see links below)

Friday, July 3, 2020

Sun 5th July & Wed 8th July

(1) Sunday 5th July KILCORAN OPEN MOORLAND


START TIMES: 10:30am - 1pm
PARKING: Parking will be at the side of the old Cork-Dublin road about 1 km on the Cork side of Kilcoran Lodge Hotel.


START: Access to the moorland will be via a gate to the field which is closest to the woods.
The gate will be slightly opened with a low stile to prevent sheep exiting.
The start will be about 200 m (40 m climb) from the gate.
Maps will be rolled and a loose description rolled with it.
If the weather is not dry, the maps will be bagged and the loose descriptions will be in the bag.
Competitors will pick up their map before punching the start and can take some time to get organised with the loose descriptions.
There will be a separate queue for each course and the map boxes will be separated significantly.
The start SI box will be shared so only one competitor / family group must approach it at the time.


REGISTRATION: Registration will be either at the gate or at the start depending on outcome of inspection.
All competitors will be required to supply a contact phone number at time of registration according to COVID-19 guidelines.


Competitors will call out names, course and contact number from outside a taped off area.
Rental SI cards will be available for a competitor to pick up themselves.
There will be no passing of anything to/from registration personnel.


DOWNLOAD: The download will be at registration


PAYMENT: The IOA online payment system is not quite ready for roll-out so please BRING EXACT CHANGE and place payment in the box at registration

adult €8
child €4
student €5
family €15
SI-card rental €1


COURSES
Brown   9.9 km   400 m   20 c    1:15000
Blue      7.3 km   265 m   13 c    1:10000
Green   5.5 km   205 m    11 c    1:10000
Red       4.5 km  150 m    10 c    1:7500
Orange  3.2 km  115 m     8 c     1:7500


All courses will be in the open moorland so there will be no difficulty with social distancing.
The map has been updated to ISOM2017-2


CONTROLS: All courses including Orange will be SI only (Rental SI cards will be available). There will be no punches on the controls.
Please step a few metres away from controls immediately after punching to keep out of other competitors way.
Please do not touch the SI boxes as another competitor may have touched it previously.
Supervisory adults in families should take special card with young children and consider keeping the SI card themselves


STILES: There are a number of stiles which were previously placed to cross wire fences at various points.
Use of these is not compulsory but is recommended.
Please do not grab the support poles but rather lean against them using one's arm if support is required.
PLANNER: Liam Cotter
CONTROLER: Tony Cotter

(2) Open  event on Wednesday 8th July


ROCHESTOWN - BLACKROCK GREENWAY (from 3 pm and onwards), W730695.
Park in the public car park near Harty's Quay, opposite the Rochestown Inn, on Rochestown Road.
Score event
(a maximum of 5.5 km with up to 19 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less)
Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter (see prev events re. registration) and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.


Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1

Thursday, June 25, 2020

PASSAGE WEST - ROCHESTOWN GREENWAY

Open event on Wednesday 1st July for those who live in Cork City or County.

PASSAGE WEST - ROCHESTOWN  GREENWAY (from 3 pm and on-wards). Park in the public car park just before the old Passage Rowing Club by the water (not in the new one near school).
Score event (a maximum of 6.0 km with up to 13 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less)

Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.
Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1


      For Greenway Series of events:
  • You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
  • Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel
  • Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com (You may not receive confirmation of your entry by return but still please turn up for the event and we will have maps for you).
  • Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
  • No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
  • Bring your own pen / pencil to record answers at each control site and an A4 clear plastic bag for your map.
  • Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Sunday, June 14, 2020

ROCHESTOWN- BESSBOROUGH GREENWAY

Training (Confined) event on Wednesday 17th June for those who live in Cork City or County.

ROCHESTOWN- BESSBOROUGH  GREENWAY (from 3.30 pm and onwards).
Park in public car park (near Harty's Quay) opposite  the Rochestown Inn on the Rochestown Road. This is a small car park and if full then park on the main road outside.
Score event (a maximum of 6.5 km with up to 21 controls, visit them in any order, in one hour or less)


Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter and submit your name, number of maps required and your contact telephone number for the HSE.
Adults eur 3, Students eur 2 and Juniors eur 1


Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com



Monday, June 8, 2020

MAHON COASTAL GREENWAY (pre-entry)


Training (Confined) event on Wednesday 10th June for those who live in Cork City or County.


MAHON COASTAL GREENWAY (late afternoon & early evening)
Score event (a maximum of 6 km with up to 14 controls in one hour or less)
Numbers are limited and you must pre-enter / Register (details of start area and times will be given to you after you pre-register for the event and submit your contact telephone number for the HSE).
Adults eur 3 and juniors eur 1

The full Government & HSE rules will apply (no touching people or equipment, no hugging, no handshakes; 2 metre distance apart at all times before, during and after the event, practice good cough and sneeze etiquette, know the symptoms, etc.).

You must give us your telephone number beforehand in case urgent tracing is required by the HSE.
Bring your own Hand Sanitising Gel
Pre-entry only and at least 24 hours in advance (maps will not be recycled) to bishopstownoc@gmail.com
Bring exact entry fee, as no change will be given (place money in the box provided).
No touching of equipment (no manual punching and no electronic punching).
Bring your own pen / pencil to record answers at each control site.
Start and finish times will be recorded on the master-sheet and not on your control card (Check your answers afterwards and then place your completed control card into the box provided).

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Orienteering events in April

Orienteering events in April

The committee of the Irish Orienteering Association has made the decision to cancel all orienteering events in April.
This is the unfortunate outcome from Covid19 and a necessary step to ensure the safety of all.
The status of event cancellations will be reviewed monthly by the committee , so keep an eye on communications.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Event cancellation


We have been asked by the Irish Orienteering Association (IOA) to cancel / postpone our events for the next two weeks

1) Murphy's Farm Saturday 14th March CANCELLED
2) Deerpark Wood Sunday 15th March CANCELLED
3) ROCHESTOWN WOODS Sunday 22nd March CANCELLED
4) GURTEEN WOOD Sunday 29th March 2020 CANCELLED