Canterbury Schools, urban/park event. FerryMead Heritage park

Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival 2023

Saturday 9 September 2023
FerryMead Heritage park
Event Type:
Schools event
Christina Freeman
Jean Cory-Wright
Lisa Chubb

Haere mai! You’re invited to the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival 2023.

Canterbury schools orienteering festival 2023 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 Ferrymead Heritage Park. 
Enter here:
.  Entries close Monday Sept 4th.
Cost: $12 per child per day. Includes hire of a Sportident stick/dibber.
Start timesYour start time will be pre-allocated. Start times will be between 1.30pm and 3:30pm.
Coaching opportunity:  Training events will be held at different venues at 4pm on weekdays on the 4 weeks leading up to the event. 
Questions?: Any questions regarding the festival please email