Sunday, November 28, 2021

TRAMORE VALLEY PARK

Sun 5 TRAMORE VALLEY PARK, Kinsale Road, Cork City 

(park in first car park inside main gate to your left) (Planner SC)


Brown Course 8.0 km, 150 m climb, 15 controls
Blue Course 6.9 km, 130 m, 14 c
Green Course 5.7 km, 120 m, 12 c
Red Course 3.2 km, 50 m, 9 c (Technical)
Orange Course 4.2 km, 30 m, 16 c
Yellow Course 3.1 km, 30 m, 10 c

Basic Technical Training/Coaching afterwards at about 2 pm by SC (bookings to bishopstownoc@gmail.com)


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 
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

CURRAGH WOOD

Sun 28 CURRAGH WOOD, on Midleton / Lisgoold road (park on side of main road) - Planner Darragh Hoare

Brown Course 7 km
Blue Course 6 km
Green Course 5 km
Red Course 4 km
Orange Course 3 km
Yellow Course 2 km

BALLYANNON WOOD

Sun 21 BALLYANNON WOOD & BAILICK/PONTOON WALKWAYS (Park on Dwyer Road, down by side of Midleton Park Hotel). 

Brown Course 10.0 km, 175 m climb, 23 controls
Blue Course 8.0 km, 125 m, 22 c
Green Course 6.5 km, 100 m, 22 c
Red Course 5.2 km, 45 m, 14 c
Orange Course 5.1 km, 50 m, 14 c
Yellow Course 4.3 km, 25 m, 12 c

Sunday, November 14, 2021

LONG STRAND SAND-HILLS

Sun 14 LONG STRAND SAND-HILLS, Rathbarry / Castlefreke, west of Clonakilty (park in Long Strand car park) (Planner Steve Perkins)

Brown Course 9.0 km, 23 controls
Blue Course 7.3 km, 18 c
Green Course 6.2 km, 20 c
Red Course 4.9 km, 20 c
Orange Course 3.0 km, 18 c
Yellow Course 2.8 km, 16 c

Monday, November 1, 2021

2021 Munster Orienteering Championships

2021 Munster Orienteering Championships

The 2021 Munster Orienteering Championships, hosted by Bishopstown Orienteering Club, are scheduled to take place in a number of woods near Fermoy, Co. Cork on Sunday Nov 7th, 2021.
Access to the event will easily be achieved ... just off the M8 motorway, via the Fermoy exits (see below).

Planner: Tony Cotter
Controller: Dermot O'Sullivan
Organiser: Paul O'Sullivan-Hourihan
Entries: Via the IOA website https://www.orienteering.ie/fixtures/glenabo-coolroe-knockananig-woods/
Note that entries are now closed. 
Contact: If you have queries, please do not use the regular BOC email address. Instead email directly to bocentries at gmail dot com


Sunday, October 17, 2021

FOTA ARBORETUM (Sun) / INCHYDONEY (Mon)

Sunday 24th October 2021

FOTA ARBORETUM, Fota Island

Park in Fota House car park
Eur 3 per vehicle to exit car park
Cork County League, Round 4 (Course Planner SC; helpers Helen Cadogan & Helena Cogan)
Pre-entry before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie

BROWN COURSE (Technical)  7.7 km, 50 m, 24 c
BLUE COURSE (Technical)  6.0 km, 40 m, 16 c
GREEN COURSE (Technical)  5.2 km, 35 m, 16 c
RED COURSE (Technical)  3.1 km, 30 m, 16 c
ORANGE COURSE (Beginners / Improvers) 2.9 km, 25 m, 14 c
YELLOW COURSE (Beginners) 2.2 km, 20 m, 11 c

Monday 25th October 2021

INCHYDONEY sand-hills

Park in Inchydoney car park (about 400 metres west of the hotel on the one-way traffic system)
Cork County League, Round 5 (Course Planner Steve Perkins)
High Tide 0826 & Low Tide 14.37 am 
Pre-entry before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie

BROWN COURSE (Technical)  5.8 km, 150 m, 20 c
BLUE COURSE (Technical)  5.4 km, 140 m, 19 c
GREEN COURSE (Technical)  4.7 km, 130 m, 17 c
RED COURSE (Technical)  3.7 km, 100 m, 12 c
ORANGE COURSE (Beginners / Improvers) 3.1 km, 60 m, 18 c
YELLOW COURSE (Beginners) 2.9 km, 40 m, 14 c

SI event fees: Families eur 15, adults eur 8, students eur 4, juniors eur 3.
Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (eur 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 
A limited number of entries accepted on the day but mainly for the Yellow and Orange courses only.
Kites with hand-punches attached will be allowed (hopefully) from 22nd October onwards

Sunday, October 10, 2021

KILBRITTAIN WOOD

Sunday 17th October 2021
KILBTITTAIN WOOD, Kilbrittain Village
Park in car park in Kilbrittain Community Grounds
Cork County League, Round 3 (Course Planner SC)
Pre-entry before 6 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie
BROWN COURSE 5.5 km, 170 m, 18 c
BLUE COURSE 4.6 km, 150 m, 17 c
GREEN COURSE 3.6 km, 130 m, 19 c
RED COURSE 3.2 km, 100 m, 14 c
ORANGE COURSE 2.9 km, 90 m, 12 c
YELLOW COURSE 2.2 km, 70 m, 10 c

SI event fees: Families eur 15, adults eur 8, students eur 4, juniors eur 3.
Hire of SI Card eur 1 per card per day (eur 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 
Kites with hand-punches attached will be allowed from 22nd October onwards

Sunday, October 3, 2021

ROSTELLAN WOOD

Sunday 10th October 2021

ROSTELLAN WOOD, off Midleton / Whitegate Road
Park in Coillte car park
Cork County League, Round 2 (Course Planner SC)

Pre-entry before 3 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie

BROWN COURSE 8.8 km, 100 m, 20 c
BLUE COURSE 7.4 km, 80 m, 16 c
GREEN COURSE 5.6 km, 70 m, 16 c
RED COURSE 4.2 km, 50 m, 13 c
ORANGE COURSE 3.5 km, 300 m, 11 c
YELLOW COURSE 2.1 km, 200 m, 7 c

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

CURRABINNY WOOD

OCTOBER (Colour coded Courses with pre-entry & SI Timing)

Sunday 3rd October 2021
CURRABINNY WOOD, off Ringaskiddy / Carrigaline Road
Park in Coillte car park
Cork County League, Round 1 (Course Planner SC)

Pre-entry before 3 pm the previous day to orienteering.ie

BROWN COURSE 6.7 km, 305 m climb, 22 controls
BLUE COURSE 5.2 km, 235 m climb, 18 controls
GREEN COURSE 4.3 km, 140 m climb, 15 controls
RED COURSE 3.0 km, 120 m climb, 13 controls
ORANGE COURSE 3.1 km, 90 m climb, 17 controls
YELLOW COURSE 2.2 km, 35 m climb, 13 controls

Sunday, August 29, 2021

September Orienteering Events

Sun 5th Sep CLOGHEENMILCON SANCTUARY & WALKWAY, Blarney

Course 1 (Orange): 2.5 km, 00 m, 7 c
Course 2 (Red): 5.0 km, 00 m, 14 c
Course 3 (Green): 7.5 km, 00 m, 21 c

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Sunday 12th MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE GROUNDS 
(Planner Ted Lucey)
Parking and Registration in CCC car park, near LIDL (the road parallel to the river and to the north of the river).

Walk 100 m to Castle Gates for Starts.
Orange Course 2.4 km
Red Course 5.1 km
Green Course 6.7 km
Blue Course 8.5 km
Family 15, adult 8, student 4, junior 3
SI for Red to Blue Courses
Pre-entries to orienteering.ie

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Sunday 19th BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK (Central area- Allotments car park)
Planner Tony Cotter
SI for Red to Brown Courses
Pre-entries to orienteering.ie

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Sunday 26th TRAMORE VALLEY PARK (Planner Dermot O'Sullivan)
SI for Red to Brown Courses
Pre-entries to orienteering.ie