Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Orienteering ... currently on HOLD

For the duration of the current Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions ... scheduled BOC events are cancelled. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

TRAMORE VALLEY PARK

Sun 4 Oct TRAMORE VALLEY PARK, Kinsale Road, Cork City (W680695) 

Cork Autumn league 5 & Family Day (Planner Dermot O'Sullivan)

Usual courses on offer: BROWN, BLUE, GREEN, RED, OPRANGE & YELLOW COURSES

10.30 am to 1 pm Start times (2 pm all courses CLOSE)

Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 9 pm on the previous day

Monday, September 21, 2020

Wed 23 Sep - Sun 27 Sep Events

The European Week of Sport will take place in Ireland between the 23rd and 30th September 2020 (Four Cork Sports Partnership & BOC events).
Pre-entry:  a free run if booked at least 24 hours in advance to Cork Sports Partnership.

Wed 23    GLEN RIVER PARK (Dermot O'Sullivan Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (0.0 km, 00 m, 00 c)
Thu 24    TRAMORE VALLEY PARK ( SC Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (3.4 km, 60 m, 16 c)
Fri 25      BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK ( SC Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (3.2 km, 0 m, 13 c)
Sat 26      LITTLE ISLAND ( SC Course Planner) 
11 am to 2 pm (3.0 km, 25 m, 14 c)

Sun 27 ROSTELLAN & SALEEN WOODS, off Midleton/Whitegate road (W874664) Cork Autumn league 4 & Family Day (SC Course Planner)

Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 9 pm on the previous day

Park in the Coillte car park in Rostellan Wood.
Saleen Wood contains a disused Clay Mine. The clay was exported from a nearby pier to England to make Wedgewood Pottery.

BROWN COURSE 8.4 km distance, 200 m climb, 34 controls
BLUE COURSE 7.4 km distance, 150 m climb, 32 controls
GREEN COURSE 6.5 km distance, 100 m climb, 28 controls
RED COURSE 4.6 km distance, 70 m climb, 21 controls
ORANGE COURSE 3.0 km distance, 20 m climb, 19 controls
YELLOW COURSE 2.7 km distance, 20 m climb, 14 controls

Monday, September 14, 2020

THE LONG STRAND

Sun 20 THE LONG STRAND Sand Hills, Rathbarry 
(W323346, sand dunes car park) 

Cork Autumn League 3 & Family Day (Steve Perkins Course Planner)

BROWN COURSE 7.1 km distance, 000 m climb, 30 controls
BLUE COURSE 5.7 km distance, 000 m climb, 23 controls
GREEN COURSE 5.0 km distance, 000 m climb, 19 controls
RED COURSE 3.1 km distance, 000 m climb, 12 controls
ORANGE COURSE 2.0 km distance, 000 m climb, 14 controls
YELLOW COURSE 1.2 km distance, 000 m climb, 11 controls

All events are PRE-ENTRY only now. Maps will not be available for entry-on-the-day.
Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 6pm on the previous day

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

CARRIGRENAN AMENITY PARK

Sun 13 CARRIGRENAN AMENITY PARK, Clashavodig, Little Island [W766710, first right (Clash Road) 100 m after Cemetery & RC Church].


Subject to permission from Irish Water and PL insurance from IOA.
Cork Autumn league 2 & Family Day (SC Course Planner)

BROWN COURSE 10.1 km distance, 350 m climb, 34 controls
BLUE COURSE 8.7 km distance, 260 m climb, 32 controls
GREEN COURSE 6.8 km distance, 200 m climb, 27 controls
RED COURSE 5.1 km distance, 150 m climb, 20 controls
ORANGE COURSE 4.1 km distance, 80 m climb, 18 controls
YELLOW COURSE 3.2 km distance, 60 m climb, 14 controls

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK

Sun  6 BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK, Ballincollig 

(W584710, Allotments car park, Innishmore Estate.  Cork Autumn league 1 & Family Day (Liam Cotter Course Planner)

Brown, 7.8 km, 0 m, 19 c
Blue, 6.4 km, 0 m, 16 c
Green, 5.7 km, 0 m, 13 c
Red, 4.5 km, 0 m, 9 c
Orange, 3.3 km, 0 m, 8 c
Yellow, 2.7 km, 0 m, 7 c

All events are PRE-ENTRY only now. Maps will not be available for entry-on-the-day.
Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to
6pm on the previous day
Adult €8, Child €4, Student €5, Family of 5 with up to 2 adults €15, SI Rental €1

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 before 6pm on the previous day

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 on your control card.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Gougane Barra event is now taking place!

Following clarification received from the Irish Orienteering Association / Sports Ireland, the event scheduled for Gougane Barra on Sun 23rd of August can now go ahead as planned. Details of the event are below. 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Sun 23rd and Wed 26th Aug

(1) Sunday Aug 23  GOUGANE BARRA FOREST PARK, Ballingeary (Yellow - Brown), park outside the Coillte pay-barrier (1 km in beyond the Hotel and the Church).

Planner: Liam Cotter; Controller: Tony Cotter; Organiser: Cotters of Ballincollig

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)


Date

Sun, 23/8/2020

Venue

GOUGANE BARRA FOREST PARK

Address

Ballingeary

Event Format

Yellow, Orange, Red, Green, Blue, Brown

Club Website

Bishopstown Orienteering Club

Start Times

10:30 - 13:00

Signposted From

Park outside the Coillte pay-barrier

Contact

021 4546194 / boc@orienteering.ie

Grid reference

W 086 657


(2) Wed 26 Aug THE MARINA – ROCHESTOWN GREENWAY (W703719, outside Lee Rowing Club at the Pairc Ui Chaoimh end) Greenway Series 3 – 7 pm (7.0 km with 19 controls)

Confined to the first 15 entries.
Register in advance with bishopstownoc@gmail.com

The full Government & HSE rules will apply - see previous posts for details.

Wed 19th and Sun 23rd August

 (1) Wed 19 Aug ROCHESTOWN – PASSAGE WEST GREENWAY (W738696, Hop Island public car park, about 1 km beyond Harty's Quay / Rochestown Inn) Greenway Series 3 – 7 pm (6.4 km with 13 controls)

Register in advance with bishopstownoc@gmail.com


(2) Sunday Aug 23  GOUGANE BARRA FOREST PARK, Ballingeary (Yellow - Brown), park outside the Coillte pay-barrier (1 km in beyond the Hotel and the Church).
Planner: Liam Cotter; Controller: Tony Cotter; Organiser: Cotters of Ballincollig
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)

Date

Sun, 23/8/2020

Venue

GOUGANE BARRA FOREST PARK

Address

Ballingeary

Event Format

Yellow, Orange, Red, Green, Blue, Brown

Club Website

Bishopstown Orienteering Club

Start Times

10:30 - 13:00

Signposted From

Park outside the Coillte pay-barrier

Contact

021 4546194 / boc@orienteering.ie

Grid reference

W 086 657



Monday, August 10, 2020

Wednesday 12th August

Wed 12 Aug MID-ROCHESTOWN – PASSAGE WEST GREENWAY (W753696, Robert’s Bridge public car park on Rochestown / Passage West road) Greenway Series 3 – 7 pm (6.3 km, 14 controls)

Register in advance with bishopstownoc at gmail dot com

See prev. messages re. COVID-19 restrictions.