Night OY. Spencer Park

Saturday 27 July 2024
Spencer Park
Event Type:
Classic orienteering
Jan Harrison
Marcus Diprose
Jilt Van Keulen

Please note for the Night OY:

  • WHISTLES ARE COMPULSORY for this event. 
  • Absolutely no dogs allowed at the event.
  • Bring a good headtorch as it will be dark!

A range of orienteering courses available, with something to suit everyone. There will be the usual six courses available (White, Yellow, Orange, Short Red, Medium Red, Long Red). All courses will be shorter than a daytime OY to account for slower running times in the dark.

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: Wednesday 24th July.
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.


The standard six OY courses will be available: 

Navigation difficulty
Approximate Length
Estimate of Climb


Very Easy navigation

Very short (<2km)



Easy navigation

Short (2-3km)



Moderate navigation

Medium (3-4km)


Short Red

Very hard navigation

Medium (3-4km)


Medium Red

Very hard navigation

Long (4-6km)


Long Red

Very hard navigation

Very Long (7-9km)


If you are new to orienteering, we recommend entering the White (families and children) or Yellow (adults) course for your first event. 


Standard PAPO costs apply see


All entries to be paid by credit/debit card at time of entry via the entry system (EnterO), we no longer accept bank transfers for event entries.
Helpers on the day and PAPO members paying with VIP points can choose the VIP points option when paying.

Any other entry queries: Please email

Travel and Parking

Event centre will be the Spencer Park surf club, accessed from the loop road at the far eastern end of Heyders Road.
Parking in the surf club car park or along the loop road.

Event timetable:

Registration: from 5.00pm
Start times: White and yellow starts from 5.30pm (dusk); Orange and red starts from 6:00pm-7.30pm.
Course closure: 9pm

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.


Sorry no dogs permitted.