Canterbury Schools day 2 - Bottle lake

Canterbury Schools orienteering festival 2021

Sunday 7 November 2021
Bottle lake
Event Type:
Christina Freeman
Dylan Owen
Sarah Wright

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

     Canterbury schools orienteering festival details     

Day 2 format: Find all the controls in order over a longer distance (1-5.5km). Punch the start and finish, and every control in numerical order on your course. Harder courses will have longer legs with more route finding and navigation.
Day 2 terrain: Pine Forest. Easier courses will use tracks through the forest, harder courses will have off-track controls.
Event area: The event will be in Bottle Lake forest, north-east of Christchurch. Driving directions will be provided nearer the time.
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 10.30am and 12pm.
Start times, fun grades: Line up to start from 10.00am.

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.