Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival 2019

NOTE: Start times for Sunday have been put back 1hr due to a MTB event in the forest. Your start time will be 1hr later than listed on the start list.

You’re invited! If you are school aged, you can enter our regional schools orienteering festival. Plenty of training opportunities to learn and practice your orienteering skills are available in the weeks before the festival.

You’re invited! If you are school aged, you can enter our regional schools orienteering festival. Plenty of training opportunities to learn and practice your orienteering skills are available in the weeks before the festival.

Event programme now available.Download event programme 

Sprint | Saturday 14 September 2019 | Old Avonside Girls High & Red Zone | Starts from 12:30pm

Sprint Start List HERE.

Long | Sunday 15 September 2019 | Spencer Park | Starts from 10am

Long Start List HERE. Start times for Sunday have been put back 1hr due to a MTB event in the forest. Your start time will be 1hr later than on this start list. 

Entries now closed, (you are welcome to run in the public races if you missed the entry cutoff).
Enquiries to Iona Powell schools@papo.org.nz

 

What you need:  Sense of sportsmanship and fun. Clothing according to the weather conditions, footwear suitable for activity, a compass if you have one.

Courses: Available for all navigation capabilities according to year at school: white (beginner), yellow (beyond beginner), orange (intermediate), and red-level (advanced).

 

Cost: Entry fees will be $12 per student per day. Enter by the deadline and avoid a 50% late entry fee!

Training Opportunity: 8 training events are being held at different venues at 4pm on weekdays. See the 2019 Schools Training page for more info. 

Public Races: Enjoy a casual romp/race around one of the courses used for the 2019 Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival.
Register on the day and grab a map to start yourself off at the punch start (no timed starts).
$5 + $3 Sportident hire (free for helpers).
Starts from about 2.30-3pm, course closure at 3.30pm (both days).

Canterbury Schools: Sprint (& public race)

Saturday 14 September 2019
Map:
Old Avonside Girls High & Red Zone
Event Type:
Sprint
Planner:
Christina Freeman
Controller:
Greig Hamilton
Co-ordinator:
Iona Powell
Format: Find all the controls in order over a very short distance (1-3.5km).  Harder courses will have lots of controls to find and lots of fast decision making!
more info

Canterbury Schools: Long Distance (& public race)

Sunday 15 September 2019
Map:
Spencer Park
Event Type:
Long Distance
Planner:
Briana Steven
Controller:
Jean Cory-Wright
Co-ordinator:
Iona Powell
Start times for Sunday have been put back 1hr due to a MTB event in the forest. Your start time will be 1hr later than listed on the start list.
more info

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