Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Connacht Orienteering Championships 2010

Connacht Orienteering Championships 2010

General Information

Organisers: Galway Orienteers "The Western Eagles"
Date: Sunday 28th November 2010
Venue: Portumna Forest Park. OS Sheet 15 Galway-Offaly Grid Reference M 840 037
The event will be signposted from Portumna

Start Times: Start times will be from 11am to 1pm.
Map: The map scale is 1:10,000 with 2.5 metre contours.
Resurveyed in 2005 by Padraig Higgins, Revised 2010

Terrain: The area is mixed forest and park with a good network of roads, paths and tracks.
Classes: M/W10, 12,14,16,18,20,35,40,45,50,55,60,65,70 & 21L/S/N (Novice)
Organisers reserve the right to amalgamate classes where there are an insufficient number of entries.

Entries: Entries to Frank Ryan, St. Mary’s, Old Ballinfoyle, Galway
Early Fees: up to Fri 5th November 2010 Adults €12 (£10.00), Juniors (M/W 18-), Students €6 (£5.00) and M/W65+ €8(£6.68), Family €30 (£25.00)
Late Fees: up to Fri 19th November 2010 Adults €15 (£12.50), Juniors (M/W 18-), Students €7.50 (£6.25) and M/W65+ €10.0 (£8.35), Family €37.50 (£31.25)
Payment of Fees: Please note entries will not be accepted unless accompanied by entry fees or proof of payment to bank account. See details below
Cheques to be made payable to Galway Orienteers “The Western Eagles”
Competitors from Northern Ireland or UK may send sterling cheques as a guarantee
and pay in sterling or euros on arrival and get their cheque back

Bank Payments:
Account: Galway Orienteers “The Western Eagles”, C/O Frank Ryan, St. Mary’s, Ballinfoyle, Galway, Ireland.
Account Number: 28095-071.
Bank Name: Allied Irish Banks, Lynch’s Castle, Galway, Ireland.
IBAN: IE86 AIBK 9370 9628 0950 71
Bank National Sort Code 93-70-96

Start List: Start list will be published on O groups
Electronic Punching: Remember to include your SI number on the entry form. SI cards can be hired at €2(£1.67) each and picked up at registration. Lost cards will be charged at €30 (£25.00) each.

Course Class Length Climb Controls
1 M21L 11.5k 70m 26
2 W21L, M35 8.9k 50m 19
3 M20, M40, M45 7.9k 30m 19
4 W20, W35, M18, M21S, M50 7.6k 30m 18
5 M55, M60, W40, W45 7.0k 25m 16
6 M16, W18 6.2k 30m 12
7 M65, M70, W21S, W50, W55 6.1k 20m 14
8 W60, W65 4.0k 15m 11
9 M14, W16, M21N 3.6k 10m 12
10 W14, W21N 3.4k 10m 11
11 M12, W12 3.0k 10m 8
12 M10, W10 2.4k 5m 7
13 M75, W70, W75 2.9k 10m 9

Orienteering is an adventure sport. All competitors take part at their own risk