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Newmillerdam Night Flyer

Newmillerdam Night Event

YHOA Night League Event

Saturday 18 December 2021

Event Details


Entries: Please Register for this event using the Entry Form to guarantee a map. No Payment will be taken but you will be required to pay for your entry when you arrive at the event. Card Payments will be accepted. Cash will also be accepted but please ensure you have the correct money as no change will be given. Entries via the online form will close on Thursday 9th December at 10pm.

Limited Entry on Day will be available, priced £10/£5, but we cannot guarantee map availability.

Entry Fees: Senior  £8, Junior £4,  Student £4, Dibber Hire £1

Assembly & Parking: Pledwick Cricket Club, Barnsley Rd, Newmillerdam, Wakefield WF2 6QE

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Access to the cricket club is through the Pledwick Well Inn carpark. Registration will be in the cricket club pavilion. The pavilion also has changing facilities. You must enter your car registration into the tablet when you pay for your run. This is to avoid a parking fine being issued.

Toilets: Will be available in the cricket club pavilion

Registration: 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Terrain: Newmillerdam is a country park owned and managed by Wakefield Council. Much of it is mature woodland with a good path network. The friends of Newmillerdam have installed a number of carved statues (gnomes and a large bear). These may be passed on the courses and are shown on the map as “manmade object”.

Start: 5pm to 6pm. Aproximately 600m from the carpark entrance. Start times will not be allocated. Please go to the start when you are ready.

Start & Finish: Please follow the taped route to the start and returning from the finish. Please allow 10 mins walking time to get to the start. The route to and from the start/finish crosses a busy road so please take care and be vigilant when crossing. Parents, please ensure any juniors are made aware of this crossing and young juniors must be supervised by an adult.

Punching: Si Punching. SIAC touch free Punching will be enabled.  Competitors must punch the Start and Finish. 


(All Distances and Climb are subject to Final Controlling)

Course Distance Climb


5.8 km

110 m


4.2 km

70 m


2.7 km

30 m

Map Scale: 1:10,000

Loose Control Descriptions: will be in the start lanes.

Finish: Approximately 600m from Assemby

Courses Close: 7.30pm. If you expect to take a long time on your course please start early.

Results: Results will be published on the EPOC website after the event.

Safety: A comprehensive risk assessment will be carried out by the organiser, but competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. All competitors who start must report to download even if they retire. Whistles, headtorch and full leg cover are compulsory. It is recommended to carry a backup torch and a mobile phone. An emergency contact number will be on your map. Waterproof jackets may be compulsory in the case of bad weather. In the unlikely event of cancellation, details will be posted on the EPOC website – www.eastpennineoc.org.uk Information can also be obtained by emailing the organiser.
If you have a medical condition that first aiders should know about in an emergency, please contact the organiser with details before the event in confidence. These details will only be used for the purposes of this event and will be deleted/destroyed afterwards.

Insurance: Please note that if you are not a member of an orienteering club affiliated to British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance except if you are a newcomer to orienteering, in which case you are covered for three registered orienteering events without joining. Please ask any of our club officials for more information if you would like to join EPOC.

COVID-19 The event will be organised in accordance with British Orienteering and Government Guidance in effect at the time of the event.



David Harrison EPOC

Helen Martland EPOC


Gill Ross EPOC


Emma Harrison EPOC

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