Sat Series 7
Sat 23 April, 2022Near: Farnham Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race, Juniors, Schools
Type of event: Race, Juniors, Schools
These events are ideally suited to beginners, juniors and family groups who want to try orienteering or move up from school to forest orienteering.
Pre-enter as in the entry details section below. If you don't have a "dibber" leave that part of the entry details blank - you will be allocated one to pick up at the event.
If you are new to this sport, please select the Yellow or Orange course. This may seem short but it's the best way to learn. Most families start with a “Yellow” level course which is about 2.5km long and will take around 30-45 minutes. There may not be a legend (key) on the map. A link to the British Orienteering legend can be found at the bottom of the FAQ page: https://www.southernnavigators...
At the event, club members (wearing yellow high visibility jackets) are there to help and advise.
You don’t need any special equipment - Clothing ? Come dressed to run or walk
You can start your course anytime from 10.00 until 11.30 as long as you are finished before courses close at 12.30 (when controls are collected in). When you finish you must come back to the registration area to “download” your times from your dibber and get your results. Downloading provides a safety check confirming that all participants have returned, so it is important that you visit the “download” before you leave the event.
There are not normally toilets.
We will be using the public car parks in Farnham town centre. The nearest ones are Central Car Park and Waverley South Street parking. Please pay and display and head to the South West corner of Farnham Park (there is a footpath into the park where Bear Lane meets High Park Road). Once in the park, follow the signed route along the footpath in a northerly direction. You should see the registration and download tents along that route.
Pre Entry via https://racesignup.co.uk/ Entry before 11.59pm on the Sunday before the event will guarantee you a map and you will get a slightly discounted entry fee. After that, map limits will be applied and a £1 / 50p surcharge will be added for each adult / junior participant. Online entries will stay open until the event but will be subject to map availability.
Standard Entry Fees
Single Juniors £3
Paired Juniors £4 includes an extra map
Junior with helping Adult £4.00 includes an extra map
SN Adults members on Light Green or Short Blue £5 (need discount code)
British Orienteering member Adult on Light Green or Short Blue £6 (1 map, 1 dibber).
Adults on Yellow or Orange £4
Adult group please enter as "With Helping Adult" £1 surcharge for an extra map
British Orienteering non-member adults on Light Green or Short Blue (enter "IND" to indicate Independent for your club) £8 (1 map, 1 dibber)
Dibber (electronic timing device you need to carry) hire: free
Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.
£1 surcharge for adults and 50p for juniors
Hired Dibbers (Si card) collection opens at 9:30
All competitors must finish by 12:30 when controls are collected in
As there may be cows and calves grazing on parts of the park, no dogs to be taken on the courses please
Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser. Competitors are responsible for their own personal safety and for assessing their own abilities to complete the course. Neither Southern Navigators, the landowner or British Orienteering can be held liable for any accident or other incident arising while undertaking the event. Participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event - including clothing appropriate for the conditions, and if required, a means of summoning assistance (e.g. phone or whistle).
After forest orienteering, please check thoroughly for ticks and remove immediately if you find them. Lyme Disease is on the increase in the South East!
Covid-19: Before attending any orienteering activity, all orienteers (including officials, volunteers and coaches) should self-assess for symptoms of COVID-19. If you, or anyone you live with, have one or more of these symptoms you should not attend any sporting activity, even if your symptoms are mild.
Insurance: All participants are covered by the British Orienteering third-party liability insurance policy. (NB: This is not a personal injury policy).
Privacy: If you enter an event or activity for which we publish results your name will appear in the results section of this website. In addition we may seek to have the results published elsewhere, e.g. by local newspapers. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.