Night OY. Spencer Park

Saturday 27 July 2024
Map:
Spencer Park
Event Type:
Classic orienteering
Planner:
Jan Harrison
Controller:
Marcus Diprose
Co-ordinator:
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.

Entries:

Pre-entries are preferred for all PAPO events. Member rates will apply to pre-entries.
Enter here: https://entero.co.nz/evento.php?eventName=spencer-2024
Pre-entries close: Wednesday 24th July.
Any queries on the entry system, please email PAPOentries@gmail.com

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

Courses:

The standard six OY courses will be available: 

Course
Navigation difficulty
Approximate Length
Estimate of Climb

White

Very Easy navigation

Very short (<2km)

Minimal

Yellow

Easy navigation

Short (2-3km)

Minimal 

Orange

Moderate navigation

Medium (3-4km)

Minimal 

Short Red

Very hard navigation

Medium (3-4km)

Minimal 

Medium Red

Very hard navigation

Long (4-6km)

Minimal 

Long Red

Very hard navigation

Very Long (7-9km)

Minimal 

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

Costs: 

Standard PAPO costs apply see https://papo.org.nz/faq/costs.

Payments:

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 PAPOentries@gmail.com

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.

Dogs

Sorry no dogs permitted.