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

Monday, August 23, 2021

BISHOPSTOWN PARK

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 29th BISHOPSTOWN PARK (Murphy's Farm & MTU Campus & UCC Farm / adjacent rough open / marshy area, if river is low)

Park in car parks near Bishopstown Tennis Club
Orange course 2.3 km, flat, 8 c
Green course 5.7 km, flat, 19 c (River crossing)
Blue course 8.0 km, flat, 27 c (River crossing)
Pre-entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com

Sunday, August 15, 2021

CARRIGRENAN PARK, Little Island

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 22nd CARRIGRENAN PARK, Little Island (High Tide 0603 & 1826). 
On entering Little Island, go straight through the Roundabout and about 200 m at the next set of traffic lights / K Circle Service Station turn left. Pass St. Joseph's Cemetery and Church of St. Joseph, both on your left. Take the first right, about 200 m after the church and this cul-de-sac takes you to a small car park / children's playground (best to park on the road outside the car park).

Orange course 4.2 km, 50 m, 13 c
Red course 4.4 km, 80 m, 22 c
Green course 8.6 km, 130 m, 35 c
Entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com

BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK (Far East)

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 15th BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK (Far East) park in Fionn Laoi car park at the bottom of Manor Hill Estate; entrance 50 metres to west of Callanan's Lawn Mowers shop)

Orange course 3.0 km, flat, 11 c
Red Course 4.5 km, 20 m, 18 c
Green course 7.5 km, 20 m, 29 c
Entries to bishopstownoc@gmail.com

Sunday, August 1, 2021

MOUNTLEADER WOOD, Millstreet Town

Sunday 8th MOUNTLEADER WOOD, Millstreet Town (park on main road outside the entrance leading to Alps Engineering)

Follow tapes for 500m along roads to Registration/start/finish.
Planner Tony Cotter

SI timing (& SIAC) for all courses with pre-entries on orienteering.ie (entries open from 1st August)
All courses stay within the wood which has a Preservation Order on a section of it, Brown course will have a map exchange)

Brown 5.9km, 230m, 20c (difficult)
Blue 4.5km, 160m, 16c (difficult)
Green 3.5km, 135m, 14c (difficult)
Red 3.5km, 145m, 16c (moderate)
Orange 2.7km, 120m, 11c (easy)

Thursday, July 29, 2021

BALLYBRACK WOOD, Douglas

Sunday 1st August BALLYBRACK WOOD, Church Road, Douglas

Park in public car park (no fees on Sundays) opposite Douglas Community Park (near St. Columba's Church /  St. Luke's NS)

GREEN COURSE 7.0 km, 170 m, 43 c
RED COURSE 3.9 km, 95 m, 26 c
ORANGE COURSE 3.1 km, 75 m, 17 c

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.

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!