The next Leinster League event will be held on Sunday 10 November 2019 at the Vale of Clara, Co. Wicklow. (Grid Reference: T 201 909).
Event Directions and Parking: Signposted from the eastern side of Rathdrum on the R752 road to Glenealy. Parking and registration are in Ballinastraw Coillte land.
There will be a 20 minute walk from the registration to the start and a 20 minute walk from the finish back to registration where download will be available. The start and finish are close to one another so jackets can be left at the start for collection after the finish. Please note that you will have to cross a road to reach the start and again after the finish. There will be signs warning the oncoming cars but please take care. Do not park near the start as it is too narrow and would be unsafe.
Map: Maps are printed on water-resistant material at a scale of 1:10,000 for all courses on A4 paper. Contour interval is 5 meters. The longer courses are contained in a relatively small area so competitors are advised to carefully check that they are navigating to the correct next control.
Control descriptions: There will be no loose control descriptions at the event. Either use the descriptions that are printed on the front of your map, or download them from the link below and print them yourself.
Registration and Entry Fees: Enter at the event. If you are new to orienteering, please let the organisers know and they will show you what to do. Please get in touch beforehand if you are bringing a large group so we can arrange maps and especially if you are bringing a bus.
Junior/Full-time Student/OAP/Concession: €5
There will be a €2 surcharge for anyone not already a member of an orienteering club. The surcharge will be waived if the participant registers with Ajax Orienteers at the event. (Membership is free for the first year).
Timing: SportIdent (SI) timing will be used. SI cards are available for hire at event registration for €2. You must download your SI card after orienteering, whether you complete the course or not. Otherwise, we will not know if you have finished.
Start-times: 11:00 – 13:00.
Courses close: 15:00.
Brown – 7.6 k, 275m climb
Blue – 5.9 k, 200m climb
Green – 4.5 k, 150m climb
Light Green – 3.3 k, 90m climb
Red – 5.3 k, 75m climb
Orange - 2.4 k, 70m climb
Yellow – 2.1 k, 50m climb
Important: Please follow the country code and leave no trace principles. Please bring all of your rubbish home with you – don’t leave it to the organisers to dispose of full rubbish bags. Thanks to Coillte for granting permission to park in their land. Please bring reusable cups if you can to cut down on waste.