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Oakwell Hall Country Park Regional Event
YBT Round 1
Sunday 13 May 2018

Preliminary details 18/03/2018
Oakwell Hall

Car Park: Oakwell Hall & Country Park, Nutter Lane, Birstall, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 9LG.
Entrance to the car park signed “Oakwell Hall off A652.   Streetmap

Terrain: Parkland with some areas of woodland and a good path network.
Map: 1:5000, 5m contours. 

Registration: 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.

Starts:10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Entry Fees:  Adults £8, Juniors £4.  Spaces on the start list have been reserved for both Adults and Juniors who can enter any course.

Entries for juniors running the in YBT competition need to be sent by one representative from each club.

emails have been sent to representatives from YHOA clubs to advise of this but if any clubs from outside of YHOA would like to enter they are also more than welcome and will need to send their entries to Emma Harrison  by Monday 30th April at the latest.

Entries will need to include name, age class, BO number, Si number (or hire) and course. Rules can be found on the British Orienteering website including 2018 gold standard times so clubs can be sure to enter their juniors on the correct courses.

There will be no EOD for the Yvette Baker Trophy event.

No Shadowing:  All competitors in the Yvette Baker will be club Orienteers and had some experience or coaching, therefore to maintain the integrity and fairness of the Yvette Baker competition adults will not be allowed to shadow juniors who have entered the competition.

Public Toilets: on site at the Visitor centre adjacent to Registration.  We cannot guarantee toilets will be available at the Lower Car park due to vandalism. (Update nearer the time).
The area is very popular with the general public. Please be courteous.

Courses: (lengths subject to final controlling).

Course Length km      
White 1.0      
Yellow 2.1      
Orange 2.6      
Light Green 3.2      
Green 4.6      
Score Course: There is a 45 minute score with a punching start and time slots will be given out at registration.

Courses Close at 2.00 pm.

Safety: Whilst a full Risk assessment will be carried out competitors will be responsible for their own safety.
Competitors take part at their own risk. Waterproof jackets may be compulsory in the case of bad weather and if this proves to be the case a notice to this effect will be displayed in the car park.  Whistles are advisable. Full leg cover is compulsory and will be checked. 
Make sure you have someone who will raise the alarm if you appear to be very late finishing. 
Lone competitors must leave their car keys at registration and record their name, phone no. and registration number on the entry form.
ln the unlikely event of cancellation, details will be posted on the EPOC website.

Planner: Gill Ross EPOC
Controller: David Morgan EPOC
Organiser at the moment: Jean Lochhead EPOC

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