Score OY. Mount Vernon

Sunday 28 May 2023
Mount Vernon
Event Type:
Score event (rogaine)
Katherine Babington
Sara Prince
Val Fletcher

Score OY. Mount Vernon.

A range of orienteering courses available, with something to suit everyone, from beginners to experts. It includes easy courses for those who are new to the sport and would like to give it a go. All welcome! Event suitable for the whole family. 

This event is part of the PAPO OY series, with OY points awarded to PAPO club members.


Pre-entries are preferred for all PAPO events. Member rates will apply to pre-entries.
Enter here:
Pre-entries close: Thurs 25th May
Any queries on the entry system, please email

Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.


3 course options will be available:

  • 60 minute score (rogaine) event with controls at Red/Orange navigation level.
  • 45 minute score (rogaine) event with controls at Yellow/White navigation level.
  • White course. (Follow controls in order - not score format).

If you are new to orienteering, we recommend entering the White course or Yellow/White score event. 
If you are unsure which event option to enter, please email for advice.


Costs: Standard PAPO costs apply see
Costs for non-member family entries & teams entries: Due to limitations with the entry system, the maximums for non-member families and teams may not be correctly applied. If the total amount calculated by the entry system is more than the maximum stated here, please choose the Bank Transfer option and pay the maximum shown. Please email if you have done this.


Credit card payments can be made from the entry system (EnterO). For bank transfers, please credit the PAPO bank account: 03-0823-04259310-00. Please reference your surname and "SCOREOY"
VIP points: If you want to use a VIP card to pay, please mark this with "SCOREOY" and choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Bring your VIP card to the event to have it clipped at registration.
Helpers on the day: If you are helping out with the event and will take a free run, please choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Forward your email confirmation to with a note that you part of the team helping to put the event on.

Any other entry queries: Please email

Travel and Parking

The event centre will be accessed from summit road. Take Dyer's Pass road from Christchurch and turn left at Sign of the Kiwi. Drive along summit road for approx 4km and follow orienteering signs to Parking.
Event registration and start area:  Adjacent to parking.

Event timetable:

Registration: From 10am
Start times: 10.30am – 12.30am. No pre-planning time! Your 60/45 minutes starts when you get the map!
Finish time: 60 minutes after your start time (45 minutes on the Yellow/White option).
Course closure: 2.30pm
Electronic Punching: SI Air+ will be turned on for this event, bring your SI Air card if you have one. For those without an SI Air card (and anyone hiring a SI card) punch in the usual manner.


Absolutely no dogs at the event (not even in the car or on leash), all ewes are pregnant and dogs will stress stock.

Food and drink

There will be a fundraiser cake stall operating to to support junior orienteers travel to events around New Zealand and Australia. Please bring cash for food and drinks.