Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CURRABINNY WOOD

Sun 2      CURRABINNY WOOD, Ringaskiddy. Cork Autumn League

Planner SC

BROWN Course (the most Technical course) 6.4 km, 310 m climb, 21 controls
BLUE Course (the next most Technical course) 4.6 km, 175 m climb, 16 c
GREEN Course (Technical course) 4.0 km, 130 m climb, 14 c
RED Course (moderate course) 3.7 km, 125 m climb, 21 c
ORANGE Course (the second easiest course) 3.2 km, 90 m climb, 17 c
YELLOW Course (the easiest course) 2.2 km, 35 m climb, 13 c

Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

Sunday, August 28, 2022

September BOC events

Sunday 4th MURPHY'S FARM & MTU CAMPUS

Event cancelled due to online entries not being available to BOC (event to be run at a later date). Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

Park in car parks near Bishopstown Tennis Club in Uam Var Estate
Planner SC

BROWN Course (the most Technical course) 8.9 km with 35 controls
BLUE Course (the next most Technical course) 6.9 km with 33 controls
GREEN Course (Technical course) 4.9 km with 18 controls
RED Course (moderate course) 4.0 km with 17 controls
ORANGE Course (the second easiest course) 2.9 km with 16 controls
YELLOW Course (the easiest course) 1.8 km with 12 controls


Sunday 11th GLEN RIVER PARK

Park in car parks by Keating Fitted Furniture on Ballyhooly Road, Ballyvolane
Planner SC

BROWN Course (the most Technical course) 8.1 km with 190 m climb and 34 controls
BLUE Course (the next most Technical course) 6.9 km with 160 m climb and 28 controls
GREEN Course (Technical course) 4.2 km with 100 m climb and 15 controls
RED Course (moderate course) 3.9 km with 90 m climb and 19 controls
ORANGE Course (the second easiest course) 2.7 km with 60 m climb and 13 controls
YELLOW Course (the easiest course) 2.0 km with 50 m climb and 11 controls


Sunday 18th MACROOM CASTLE DEMESNE

Park in car parks by McEgan College and Macroom GAA Clubhouse
Planners William Curry & Michael Duggan

BROWN Course (the most Technical course)
BLUE Course (the next most Technical course)
GREEN Course (Technical course)
RED Course (moderate course)
ORANGE Course (the second easiest course)

YELLOW Course (the easiest course)

Sunday 25th BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK

Park in  or near the GAA car parks at entrance to the Park
Planner SC

BROWN Course (the most Technical course) 7.3 km, 26 controls
BLUE Course (the next most Technical course) 5.6 km, 17 c
GREEN Course (Technical course) 5.0 km, 17 c
RED Course (moderate course) 3.6 km, 19 c
ORANGE Course (the second easiest course) 3.0 km, 15 c
YELLOW Course (the easiest course) 2.5 km, 13 c
MTBO Course (Mountain Bike) 6.0 km, 16 c

SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.

Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

Sunday, August 21, 2022

BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK

Sun 28    BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK

Fionn Laoi car park through Manor Hill Estate
Cork Mid-Summer League
Planners  SC
LINE Course c. 6 km, undisclosed number of controls
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course c. 5.5 km, 00 m, 11 controls
SCORE Course c. 5 km, 0 m climb, 0 controls
ORANGE Course 3 km, 0 m climb, 0 controls

SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

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Cork Summer League (Line, Norwegian, Score & Orange courses) 

LINE Course: c 5 km; undisclosed number of controls; Time allowed 120 minutes
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course: c 6 km; Time allowed 90 minutes
SCORE Course: c 5 km; Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.
Orange Course: c 2 to 3 km

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand).  Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Norwegian Course  at every control site you are given the location of the next one and you have to memorise how to get there.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

CARRIGRENAN PARK

Sun 21    CARRIGRENAN PARK, Little Island.

Cork Mid-Summer League
First right after RC Church and Cemetery.
Planner William Curry & Michael Duggan
LINE Course c. 5 km, undisclosed number of controls
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course c. 5 km, 35 m, 10 controls
SCORE Course c. 4 km, 0 m climb, 0 controls
ORANGE Course 2.5 km, 0 m climb, 0 controls

SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

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Cork Summer League (Line, Norwegian, Score & Orange courses) 

LINE Course: c 5 km; undisclosed number of controls; Time allowed 120 minutes
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course: c 6 km; Time allowed 90 minutes
SCORE Course: c 5 km; Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.
Orange Course: c 2 to 3 km

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand).  Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Norwegian Course  at every control site you are given the location of the next one and you have to memorise how to get there.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

GLEN RIVER PARK

Sun 14    GLEN RIVER PARK, Ballyhooly Road, Cork City

Cork Mid-Summer League.
Park in car parks near Keating Fitted Furniture building
Planner SC

LINE Course c. 5 km, undisclosed number of controls
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course c. 5 km, 65 m, 11 controls
SCORE Course c. 4.5 km, 60 m climb, 25 controls
ORANGE Course 3 km, 40 m climb, 17 controls

SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

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Cork Summer League (Line, Norwegian, Score & Orange courses) 

LINE Course: c 5 km; undisclosed number of controls; Time allowed 120 minutes
NORWEGIAN (Map-Memory) Course: c 6 km; Time allowed 90 minutes
SCORE Course: c 5 km; Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.
Orange Course: c 2 to 3 km

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand).  Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Norwegian Course  at every control site you are given the location of the next one and you have to memorise how to get there.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

Monday, August 1, 2022

MURPHY’S FARM & UCC FARM

Sun 7      MURPHY’S FARM & UCC FARM

Park in Bishopstown Tennis Club car parks in Uam Var Estate.
Cork Mid-Summer League
Planner William Curry

LINE Course c. 4.5 km, undisclosed number of controls
NORWEGIAN  Course  6 km, 0 m climb, 14 controls
ORANGE Course 2.1 km, 0 m climb, 10 controls

LINE Course: undisclosed number of controls

SCORE Course: Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand). Penalty of five minutes per control missed. Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

BOC  ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card €1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only

Monday, July 25, 2022

THE MARINA PARK

Sun 31    THE MARINA PARK. Cork Mid-Summer League

Park in Pairc Ui Chaoimh car park, near River Lee

LINE Course c. 6 km, undisclosed number of controls
SCORE Course c. 5.5  km, 0 m climb, 22 controls
Orange Course 3.3 km, 0 m climb, 15 controls

LINE Course: undisclosed number of controls
SCORE Course: Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand). Penalty of five minutes per control missed. Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

BOC  ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card €1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only

Sunday, July 17, 2022

LEE FIELDS SOUTH

Sun 24    LEE FIELDS SOUTH, Crow's Nest / Victoria Cross. 

Cork Mid-Summer League

Park in Cork County Hall car parks on the Carrigrohane Straight Road and walk across the road to the traffic lights at Victoria Cross (small car park East of the large car park)

LINE Course c. 6.5 km, undisclosed number of controls
SCORE Course c. 5.3 km, 0 m climb, 18 controls
Orange Course 4.2 km, 0 m climb, 14 controls

LINE Course: undisclosed number of controls

SCORE Course: Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand). Penalty of five minutes per control missed. Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

BOC  ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card €1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

MIDLETON LODGE PARK & adjacent fields

Sun 17    MIDLETON LODGE PARK & adjacent fields 
(opposite St. Colman’s CC). Cork Mid-Summer League.
Park in Midleton Lodge Park on the old Midleton / Castlemartyr Road

LINE Course c. 6 km, undisclosed number of controls
SCORE Course c. 5 km, 0 m climb, 20 controls
Orange Course 2 km, 0 m climb, 12 controls 

LINE Course: undisclosed number of controls

SCORE Course: Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand). Penalty of five minutes per control missed. Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

BOC  ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card €1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE GROUNDS

Sun 10    MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE GROUNDS 
Cork Mid-Summer League (Planner Ted Lucey)
Park in the new car park in Castle Lane or on St. Joseph's Spa Road
LINE Course c. 6 km, undisclosed number of controls
SCORE Course c. 5 km, 0 m climb, 22 controls
Orange Course 2.8 km, 0 m climb, 10 controls 

LINE Course: undisclosed number of controls

SCORE Course: Time allowed 60 minutes; Penalty of 10 points per minute over; Bonus of 10 points per minute under provided all controls got.

For the Line Event, follow the red line on your map, as best as you can, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. When you locate a control on that line indicate its exact position on your map using either a safety pin or a biro (number of controls and their positions are not known to you beforehand). Penalty of five minutes per control missed. Time allowed 120 minutes.

For the Score Event visit as many controls as you can and in any order in 60 minutes or less.
Easy controls carry low points and difficult controls carry higher points. Penalty for being over the allowed time. Bonus points for under the time allowed provided all controls got.

BOC  ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
SI event fees: Families €15, adults €8, students €4, juniors €3.
Hire of SI Card €1 per card per day (€40 if card is lost or damaged).
Start times 10.30 am to 1 pm,
Courses CLOSE at 2 pm SHARP.
Pre-entries for SI Timing before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie 
(After 6 pm you can send your entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)
Credits given for some no-shows (contact bishopstownoc@gmail.com).
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.