Shorne Woods Country ParkSat 18 Jun
Kent Orienteering League
Local level event
What does this mean?
Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.
Terrain type: Parkland & Woodland
Beautiful woodland with mainly deciduous trees, an attractive lake, some areas of open and lots of brown features.
This is the last of the 10 events in the Kent Orienteering League season for 2021/22. Prize giving will be at around 1:45pm. There will be shields for the winners of each class and medals for 2nd and 3rd.
Control Descriptions (for printing)
Near: Gravesend Lat,Lng: 51.40383,0.41876 OS Grid Ref: TQ685700 Postcode: DA12 3HX What3Words: ///worth.soon.actors
Directions / Parking
The event centre is at Shorne Woods Country Park, Brewers Road, Shorne DA12 3HX very close to the A2. Follow the Brown tourist signs to the Country Park.
The event centre, start, finish and download are close to the main car park within the Country Park. Look for the tall blue DFOK sail banner not far from the entrance to the Visitor Centre on the eastern side of the main building.
Controls (checkpoints) are very easy to find, mostly on paths, ideal for younger children and complete beginners.
Controls are on or near paths with some route choice. Good for progressing juniors and adults who are reasonably confident reading a map.
Controls are away from paths giving more navigational challenge. Suitable for those with some experience.
As technically as hard as we can make it; for experienced orienteers.
21 controls. Visit as many controls as you can in an hour in any order. 7 easy controls numbered in the 60's, 7 moderate difficulty numbered in the 70's and 7 more difficult numbered in the 80's
All course lengths are approximate currently and will be as measured in straight lines. Actual distance travelled will be greater.
There are two Senior and Junior fees noted above. The lower one is for members of British Orienteering. You do not have to be a member to participate and we welcome newcomers.
Senior Chip hire: £1.00
Junior Chip hire: £1.00
Groups participating together (one entry)
Entry Fee: £10.00
Entry Fee Chip hire: £1.00
Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.
Registration and Start times
Registration via racesignup only in advance.
Entries close at midnight on June 16th.
Start times: 1100 - 1230
There are refreshments and toilets at the event centre.
Contacts / Officials
Organiser: Andrew Evans
Nearest A&E Hospital
This is the last of the 10 events on the Kent Orienteering League season for 2021/22. Prize giving will be at around 1:45pm. There will be shields for the winners of each class and medals for 2nd and 3rd.
See the Saxons Orienteering club website for the Kent Orienteering League results so far
There are shields/medals for the following.categories
Blue Men and Blue Women
Green Men, Green Women, Green Boys, Green Girls
Orange Boys, Orange Girls
Yellow Boys, Yellow Girls
Score Course (one set for all participants)
Eligibility is to have completed at least 3 events in the medal category