Tuesday, July 20, 2021

HAULBOWLINE AMENITY PARK, RINGASKIDDY & LOUGHBEG

 BOC ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)

Entries required at least three days in advance to seancotter001@eircom.net
Non-SI event fees: Families eur 10, adults eur 5, students eur 4, juniors eur 2.
SI event fees: Families eur 15, adults eur 8, students eur 5, juniors eur 3.


Sunday 25th HAULBOWLINE AMENITY PARK, RINGASKIDDY & LOUGHBEG 
(High Tide 7.01 am & Low Tide 1.29 pm)

Orange course (4 maps of Haulbowline Island only) 4.6 km, 90 m climb, 19 controls
Green course (1 map, mainly along shorelines and the hilltop Round Tower) 10.5 km, 60 m, 27 c
Blue course 15.1 km, 150 m, 46 c

Sunday, July 11, 2021

THE MANCH, Ballineen

Sunday 18th THE MANCH, Ballineen (privately owned but leased to Irish Natural Forestry Foundation until 2023), a special event, details to follow.

(1.2 km west of Carberry Milk Products factory, take a dirt road northwards for 400 m to a farm yard)

Orange course 3.7 km, 00 m climb, 16 controls
Red course 7.3 km, 50 m, 27 c
Green course 11.0 km, 50 m, 41 c

BOC ORIENTEERING EVENTS (you must pre-book)
Entries required at least three days in advance to seancotter001@eircom.net

Families eur 10, adults eur 5, students eur 4, juniors eur 2.

The owners of Manch are involved with the Clonakilty Lodge Direct Provision Centre / West Cork Development Partnership and are looking for a few volunteers, at about 1 pm to explain / take people from that centre around the short orienteering course at Manch on 18th July.

KILCORAN WOOD & Open Moorlands

Sunday 11th KILCORAN WOOD & Open Moorlands, on old Mitchelstown / Cahir Road (near Kilcoran Lodge Hotel)

Orange, Red, Green, Blue and Brown courses with IOA pre-entry.
Pre-Entries open on previous Sunday evening and close on the day before (Saturday 10th) at 3pm
https://www.orienteering.ie/fixtures/kilcoran-woods-and-moorland/
Park on old Cork-Dublin road on the Cork side of Kilcoran Lodge Hotel
Start is about 750m distance/ 80m climb along a good forest road (from main road / registration / download)

JWOC/EYOC candidates  11:30 - 12:30

Orange/Red                       11:30 - 2pm

Green, Blue, Brown            12:30 - 2pm

Orange course for inexperienced people in the Woods

Orange   3.0 km, 80 m, 7 c

Red, Green, Blue and Brown will use both the remapped (thinned) woods and open moorland.

Brown   10.0 km, 305 m, 20 c

Blue   7.2 km, 175 m, 15 c

Green   4.9 km, 135 m, 11 c

Red   4.4 km, 150 m, 12 c

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Orienteering will resume shortly!

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions... orienteering will resume shortly. 

See here for updated events page on the BOC website!

See here for updated schools events page on the BOC website!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Orienteering ... currently on HOLD

For the duration of the current Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions ... scheduled BOC events are cancelled. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

TRAMORE VALLEY PARK

Sun 4 Oct TRAMORE VALLEY PARK, Kinsale Road, Cork City (W680695) 

Cork Autumn league 5 & Family Day (Planner Dermot O'Sullivan)

Usual courses on offer: BROWN, BLUE, GREEN, RED, OPRANGE & YELLOW COURSES

10.30 am to 1 pm Start times (2 pm all courses CLOSE)

Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 9 pm on the previous day

Monday, September 21, 2020

Wed 23 Sep - Sun 27 Sep Events

The European Week of Sport will take place in Ireland between the 23rd and 30th September 2020 (Four Cork Sports Partnership & BOC events).
Pre-entry:  a free run if booked at least 24 hours in advance to Cork Sports Partnership.

Wed 23    GLEN RIVER PARK (Dermot O'Sullivan Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (0.0 km, 00 m, 00 c)
Thu 24    TRAMORE VALLEY PARK ( SC Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (3.4 km, 60 m, 16 c)
Fri 25      BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK ( SC Course Planner) 
4 to 6 pm (3.2 km, 0 m, 13 c)
Sat 26      LITTLE ISLAND ( SC Course Planner) 
11 am to 2 pm (3.0 km, 25 m, 14 c)

Sun 27 ROSTELLAN & SALEEN WOODS, off Midleton/Whitegate road (W874664) Cork Autumn league 4 & Family Day (SC Course Planner)

Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 9 pm on the previous day

Park in the Coillte car park in Rostellan Wood.
Saleen Wood contains a disused Clay Mine. The clay was exported from a nearby pier to England to make Wedgewood Pottery.

BROWN COURSE 8.4 km distance, 200 m climb, 34 controls
BLUE COURSE 7.4 km distance, 150 m climb, 32 controls
GREEN COURSE 6.5 km distance, 100 m climb, 28 controls
RED COURSE 4.6 km distance, 70 m climb, 21 controls
ORANGE COURSE 3.0 km distance, 20 m climb, 19 controls
YELLOW COURSE 2.7 km distance, 20 m climb, 14 controls

Monday, September 14, 2020

THE LONG STRAND

Sun 20 THE LONG STRAND Sand Hills, Rathbarry 
(W323346, sand dunes car park) 

Cork Autumn League 3 & Family Day (Steve Perkins Course Planner)

BROWN COURSE 7.1 km distance, 000 m climb, 30 controls
BLUE COURSE 5.7 km distance, 000 m climb, 23 controls
GREEN COURSE 5.0 km distance, 000 m climb, 19 controls
RED COURSE 3.1 km distance, 000 m climb, 12 controls
ORANGE COURSE 2.0 km distance, 000 m climb, 14 controls
YELLOW COURSE 1.2 km distance, 000 m climb, 11 controls

All events are PRE-ENTRY only now. Maps will not be available for entry-on-the-day.
Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to 6pm on the previous day

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

CARRIGRENAN AMENITY PARK

Sun 13 CARRIGRENAN AMENITY PARK, Clashavodig, Little Island [W766710, first right (Clash Road) 100 m after Cemetery & RC Church].


Subject to permission from Irish Water and PL insurance from IOA.
Cork Autumn league 2 & Family Day (SC Course Planner)

BROWN COURSE 10.1 km distance, 350 m climb, 34 controls
BLUE COURSE 8.7 km distance, 260 m climb, 32 controls
GREEN COURSE 6.8 km distance, 200 m climb, 27 controls
RED COURSE 5.1 km distance, 150 m climb, 20 controls
ORANGE COURSE 4.1 km distance, 80 m climb, 18 controls
YELLOW COURSE 3.2 km distance, 60 m climb, 14 controls

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK

Sun  6 BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK, Ballincollig 

(W584710, Allotments car park, Innishmore Estate.  Cork Autumn league 1 & Family Day (Liam Cotter Course Planner)

Brown, 7.8 km, 0 m, 19 c
Blue, 6.4 km, 0 m, 16 c
Green, 5.7 km, 0 m, 13 c
Red, 4.5 km, 0 m, 9 c
Orange, 3.3 km, 0 m, 8 c
Yellow, 2.7 km, 0 m, 7 c

All events are PRE-ENTRY only now. Maps will not be available for entry-on-the-day.
Pre-enter at https://www.orienteering.ie/fixture/ during the previous week up to
6pm on the previous day
Adult €8, Child €4, Student €5, Family of 5 with up to 2 adults €15, SI Rental €1

You MUST NOT attend an orienteering event if
1. You have been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days
2. If you are a close contact of a person who is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (ie. less than 2m for more than 15 minutes altogether in one day)
3. If you have been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time
4. If you are suffering now or have suffered any of the following symptoms in the past 14 days (Cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness or flu-like symptoms, rash, loss of smell or taste)
5. If you have returned to Ireland from any other country within the last 14 days before 6pm on the previous day

Red, Green, Blue and Brown courses will use SI only.
Yellow and Orange courses will NOT use either SI or punches so please bring a pen/pencil
to write on your control card.