Sunday, May 19, 2024

GLENBOWER WOOD

Sun 26  GLENBOWER WOOD

Killeagh (LIDAR and GPS mapped)

Cork Summer League (Planner SC)

BROWN Course 8.0 km, 210 m climb, 21 controls, SI timing
BLUE Course 7.0 km, 200 m climb, 20 controls, SI timing
GREEN Course 5.8 km, 175 m climb, 20 controls, SI timing
RED  Course 4.0 km, 100 m climb, 12 controls, SI timing
ORANGE  Course 3.0 km, 60 m climb, 8 controls, hand-punching

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

CURRABINNY WOOD

Sun 19  CURRABINNY WOOD

Cork Summer League & DFO League (Planner SC)

BROWN Course 8.8 km, 275 m climb, 16 controls, SI timing
BLUE Course 5.1 km, 165 m climb, 15 controls, SI timing
GREEN Course 4.7 km, 130 m climb, 15 controls, SI timing
RED  Course 3.8 km, 90 m climb, 11 controls, SI timing
ORANGE  Course 3.9 km, 50 m climb, 10 controls, SI timing or hand-punching

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

LISSARD HOTEL ESTATE

Sun 12 LISSARD HOTEL ESTATE
Cork Summer League (Planner Steve Perkins)
BLUE COURSE 5.7 km, 27 controls, SI timing
GREEN COURSE 4.7 km, 23 c, SI
LIGHT GREEN 3.7 km, 15 c, SI
RED COURSE 2.9 km, 17 c, SI
ORANGE COURSE 3.0 km, 14 c, hand punching

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

MURPHY’S FARM, UCC FARM & MTU CAMPUS

Best of luck to all of the BOC members taking part in the All-Ireland Orienteering Championships (IOC) at the week-end up in Kildare, Galway, Sligo and Roscommon

Fri 3        MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, Co. Kildare; IOC Sprint event (GEN) 
Sat 4       AUGHRANE WOOD, Ballygar, Co. Galway (WEGO)  IOC Middle Distance
Sun 5      SLIEVE BAWN, Co. Roscommon (Sligo O) IOC Classic Distance
Mon 6     STROKESTOWN HOUSE, Co. Roscommon (WE) IOC Relays

Next BOC event:

Sun 5  MURPHY’S FARM, UCC FARM & MTU CAMPUS

Cork Summer League & CSP Family Fun Day 
(Planner  William Curry; entries and lap-top computer Ted Lucey)

LONG COURSE 5 km, 21 controls
MEDIUM COURSE 4 km, 13 controls
SHORT COURSE 2 km, 11 c

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.


Tuesday, April 23, 2024

GLENABO WOOD

Sun 28   GLENABO WOOD

Cork Spring League (Vaughan Ryan & Steve Perkins)

Park on Duntahene Road outside Cluin Ard housing estate and walk about 250 m to the small Coillte car park

Brown 8.8km 20 controls 270m climb (and some cling !) 1:10,000
Blue 7.2km 16 controls 220m climb 1:10,000
Green 5.7m 13 controls 175m climb 1:10,000
Light Green 2.7km 9 controls 115m Climb 1:5,000
Red 14 2.7m Controls 90m Climb 1:5,000
Orange 2.7km 13 Controls 1:5,000
Yellow 2.2km 9 Controls 65m Climb 1:5,000

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

MACROOM CASTLE DEMESNE & TOWN PARK

Sun 21   MACROOM CASTLE DEMESNE & TOWN PARK

Cork Spring League & DFO League (Planner SC)

Park in GAA car park & McEgan College car parks under the archway in Macroom Town Square
BROWN Course 9.7 km, 120 m climb, 30 controls, SI timing
BLUE Course 8.6 km, 110 m climb, 30 controls, SI timing
GREEN Course 6.6 km, 100 m climb, 29 controls, SI timing
RED  Course 5.5 km, 50 m climb, 16 controls, SI timing
ORANGE  Course 3.5 km, 35 m climb, 14 controls, hand-punching

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE GROUNDS

Sun 14   MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE GROUNDS

Cork Spring League (Planner Ted Lucey)

Park in the CCC car park on Park Road, near the old bridge over the River Blackwater

BROWN Course 9.6 km, 120 m climb, 30 controls, SI timing
BLUE Course 8.0 km, 110 m climb, 30 controls, SI timing
GREEN Course 6.0 km, 100 m climb, 29 controls, SI timing
RED  Course 4.5 km, 50 m climb, 16 controls, SI timing
ORANGE  Course 3.0 km, 35 m climb, 14 controls, SI timing

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Monday, April 1, 2024

LONG STRAND sand hills

Sun 7 LONG STRAND sand hills

Cork Spring League (Planner Steve Perkins)

BROWN Course 7.3 km
BLUE Course 5.9 km
GREEN Course 3.8 km
(LIGHT GREEN Course 2.3 km)
RED Course 2.3 km
ORANGE Course 2.0 km

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Monday, March 25, 2024

TRAMORE VALLEY PARK

Sun 31 (Easter Sunday) TRAMORE VALLEY PARK 

Cork Spring League & CSP Family Fun Day.   

30th anniversary of the founding of BOC (Planner William Curry)

"The way it use to be" (Bring a red biro to copy your Long or Medium course from a Master Map onto a blank map)

LONG Course 7.0 km, 60 m climb, 21 controls
MEDIUM Course 5.0 km, 50 m climb, 18 controls
SHORT Course (Pre-marked maps) 3.5 km, 30 m climb, 10 controls

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

ROSTELLAN WOOD

Sun 24    ROSTELLAN WOOD

Cork Spring League & DFO League (Planner SC)

BROWN Course 12.4 km, 125 m climb, 21 controls
BLUE Course 9.6 km, 100 m climb, 18 controls
GREEN Course 6.8 km, 80 m climb, 15 controls
RED  Course 4.2 km, 50 m climb, 14 controls
ORANGE  Course 3.4 km, 20 m climb, 12 controls

The events are suitable for families and beginners of all ages. Event entry fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3. Pre-entry required to guarantee that maps are available for you on the day. Some entries accepted on the day but mainly for the shortest course. Entries on-line at www.orienteering.ie before 6 pm the previous day. If you are unable to enter on orienteering.ie web site before 6 pm the previous day or if you miss the 6 pm deadline then send e-mail to  bishopstownoc@gmail.com before 7 pm the previous day (include names, courses required and number of maps required per course; SI card number). SI cards can be hired on the day at €1 (€35 if lost or damaged). For all events, unless otherwise stated Start Times are from 10.30 am to 12 noon and Courses Close at 1 pm.