Canterbury Schools day 1 - The Groynes

Canterbury Schools orienteering festival 2021

Saturday 6 November 2021
The Groynes
Event Type:
Paul Humphreys
Peter Cleary
Sarah Wright

Haere mai! You’re invited to the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival 2021.

     Canterbury schools orienteering festival details      

Day 1 format: Find all the controls in order over a short distance (1-3.5km). Punch the start and finish, and every control in numerical order on your course. Harder courses will have lots of controls to find and lots of fast decision making.
Day 1 terrain: Urban park setting, paved areas, pathways, bridges and gardens.
Event area: The event will be at the Groynes. Take the Groynes exit form SH1 and follow orienteering signs to the parking.
Entries: Pre-entry only, enter by Friday 29 October 2021. Enter HERE
Cost: $10 per child per day. Includes hire of a Sportident stick/dibber.
Start times, competitive grades: Your start time will be pre-allocated between 1.30pm and 3pm.
Start times, fun grades: Line up to start from 1.30pm.

Coaching opportunity: Training events will be held at different venues at 4pm on weekdays on the 4 weeks leading up to the event. See

PAPO members can take a run on any of the courses after the schools event is finished.