Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Controllers Course

Message from IOA:

A one-day Controllers course is being held on Saturday 16 October at KilcoranLodge, near Cahir on the old Cork road.
It is being taken by Rogier Vanaken whotook a similar course in 2007. He has competed for Belgium at several WorldChampionship events, and now acts as their senior team Coach. He was appointedas an IOF Event Advisor in 1991 and has acted in that capacity at many IOFevents since then.

The course is designed for those who wish to become IOA Certified Event Controllers, and for those who wish to update their controlling skills andknowledge. It will cover all aspects of controlling, and practical exerciseswill take place in the neighbouring Glengarra Wood.

The subsidised cost of thecourse is E25, that includes the cost of lunch, light breakfast etc. The Lodge is offering an overnight rate of E55 should anyone wish to stay on the Friday orSaturday evenings. CorkO are staging an event in Glengarra Wood on the Sunday.

To book a place, you should send a cheque for E25 to Aine Joyce, IrishOrienteering Association, 2nd Floor, 13 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4, or you can e-mail her at
The course is limited to 20 participantsand places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Just to give forward notice, a Planning Workshop will be held on Saturday 4
December and details will be issued shortly.

Harold White
Controller of Technical Standards