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Event Safety Workshop – 26 Oct 2018

Dear Colleagues

As you are all aware, it’s now a British Orienteering requirement, as insisted on by their insurers, that all major event officials complete the Event Safety Workshop. This applies primarily to Planners, Organisers and Controllers but others, such as Team Leaders, are encouraged to attend as well. If officials don’t attend the course then technically our events are not covered by BOF insurance so it’s not an option, other than for you not to undertake a major role. We cannot – and I believe, should not – make any exceptions as we can all benefit from regularly reviewing our practices and learning from each other.

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Club Champs 2018

This year the trophies will be decided at the Compass Sport Cup Final. The oracle has divulged his best guess of your estimated running times here . Instead of using these to try to achieve a mass finish as we usually would, the Chris Yardley and Judy Buckley trophies will be awarded to the man and woman who beat their target times by the largest margin, which has the same effect. The Chris Bourne and Karen Jackson trophies will be awarded as usual to the fastest male and female runs on the day. The Lithuanian trophy will be awarded to the best performance by a club junior.
Trophies will be awarded at the club tea/supper after the Alfreton Park event on Saturday 27th October.

EM League Regional event, Grangewood, Sunday 14th October

Results here.
Routegadget for blue and brown here. Draw/load your route, compare with others.
Routegadget for all other courses here.
WinSplits Online here, see where you lost your time.
Results on British Orienteering with ranking points.

DVO Awards Ceremony and Supper 27/10/18

This will take place directly after the event at Alfreton Park on Saturday 27th October, at Alfreton Cricket Club, 4–6:30pm, no fee but please bring a dish to share. Trophies will be presented for the best runs and fastest runs for the club championships calculated at the CompassSport Cup Final the weekend before, together with awards for Orienteer of the Year, Junior Orienteer of the Year, Most Enthusiastic Newcomer, Improver of the Year, Newstrack Reporter of the Year, plus the David Parkin Trophy for Services to DVO. Come along and socialise after your run!

JIRCs

Relay Results and team scores here Relay Routegadget here Photo Album by Wendy Carlyle here Photographs from Will Heap Individual Results Individual Routegadget Individual Winsplits here.

EM Score Champs cancelled

The East Midlands Score Championships, due to take place on the 30th September at Carsington Pastures, have unfortunately been cancelled due to access constraints. The event had been due to follow on from the Junior Inter Regional Championships Relays taking place earlier in the day at the same venue. The JIRCs Relays are not affected

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Lake District Training Day

The Orienteering Foundation is pleased to announce support for another coaching day on Saturday 10th November 2018 in the Lake District. The day will be planned and organised by experienced coach Derek Allison, and take place in the technical terrain of Dale Park, part of the Graythwaite Estate (as used for day 5 of the

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West Park 8/9/18

Results here. Routegadget here to draw and compare routes. (Looks as if the map georeference is incorrect).

British Sprints and Middles – DVO successes

Congatulations to Jake O’Donnell on becoming M12 British Champion in both the Sprint and Middle Distance Championships. Congratulations also to Rachel Duckworth on becoming the W16 Middle Distance Champion. Other DVO top three finishes in the Sprints: Rachel Duckworth (3rd in W16), Sal Chaffey (=3rd in W50) and Liz Godfree (3rd in W70).

Hardwick NT Try-O 3

Results here. Routegadget here to draw and compare routes.