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SA Champs Weekend near Burra

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SA Night Champs and SA Long Champs August 18th and 19th

On the weekend of 18th and 19th of August Orienteering SA have two events being held north of Burra.  Entries are now open on Eventor and will close on Tuesday 14th of August.  The events are about 2.5 to 3 hours north of Adelaide.  Continue north of Burra and turn right just after Whyte Yarcowie (follow signs to the respective events)

On the Saturday night the 2018 night championships will be held, with the Long Championships on the Sunday morning. 

OHOC are hosting theTundarriSnippetNight Champs on Tundarri (used on day 2 of the 2015 Easter Carnival) with mallee coverage, complex creek TundarriScenesystems, and few tracks.

 The event will use the flatter eastern part of the map. Pre-entry for the listed classes is required, limited maps will be available for enter at the event.

Event details for the Night Championships are here:

https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/6663

After the night event, the bush camping will be at the Bri-Glen camp ground

TT are hosting the Long Championships on Mulga Valley.  Event details are in Eventor here:

https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/6656

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Jeffa Lyon has set the courses for this event with assistance from other TT members with the site checking.  We are treating this as a last practice of a formal start routine before the 2018 National Carnival which SA are holding, so we will be having allocated start times and you can practice your 4 minute start routine. Start times will be published in advance. You will also need to allow for a walk to the start location. There will be limited Enter on the Day courses which will be available after the pre-entries have started.

 Mulga Valley covers some beautiful Mallee country with complex drainage systems and steep erosion gullies and was used on the last day of Easter in 2015. Lots of SA orienteers have been looking forward to another chance of running on this stunning map. There will be a spectator leg and good viewing of the finish run in. There will be 8 Hard courses, 2 moderate courses, an easy and a very easy course available. MulgaCreek4

SA Junior team will sell drinks and toasted sandwiches at the Mulga Valley event as a fundraiser.

For both events, please enter the course appropriate for your age and gender, to be included in OY and Badge (Long Championships only) results.

You can enter and pay for both events at the same time by selecting each event in the Eventor Calendar (https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events), but please check the details and event fees under each event first at the event specific links above. MulgaCreek1

Erica Diment on behalf of Tintookies Orienteering Club & Onkaparinga Hills Orienteering Club

Belair National Park Event July 8th

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Despite the continuing threat of showers and the early crisp air it turned out to be a near perfect day for orienteering. Especially for those faced with climbing to the top of the Park on the longer courses. There were 102 participants who registered for the foot-O and a further 25 for the MTBO, a most pleasing turnout. Many of the people were young or new to orienteering or both.

Even though it didn’t rain the Wallaringa organisers were glad of the use of the large pavilion which kept out the occasional fine misty drizzle. It was certainly the scene of much hectic activity at times, especially when the MTBO group arrived before their 10:30 mass start.

The foot-O people had access to excellent courses planned by Jenny Casanova. These had legs ranging from pleasant easy going alongside crroks on the flats to rather more difficult negotiation of rocks and scrub in steeper sections of the park. The MTBO riders also rode tracks to the top of the park as well as in nearby suburban streets to find as many of the controls as possible in their 3 hour time limit. The locations of their controls were planned by Kaye Haarsma and Peter Mayer.

The event organisers, Mark Overton and Meredith Rasch did an excellent job to pull the event together and thanks are due to all the other Wallaringa helpers who worked under some degree of pressure at times.

 

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