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Birkby(Huddersfield) Event

YHOA Urban League Event & UK Urban League Event

Sunday 24 July 2022

Updated Details

Event Centre:  Fartown Arena, Spaines Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2SA

What3Words: battle.flood.escape

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Parking:  Adjacent to assembly at Baitul Tauhid, Spaines Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2SD

Facilities: Toilets in arena

Children’s play area and ball court

Outdoor gym

Plenty of space for picnicking in sight of the run in

Terrain: Birkby is a residential suburb with older terraced housing, plenty of back alleys and a small park.  Longer courses will enter a small wooded area with well defined paths.

Entries:   Entries via Fabian 4. Entries will close Sunday 17 July at Midnght.

There will be very limited EOD subject to map numbers.

Fees £12 Adults (Non BOF £14), £6 Juniors and Helpers, Dibber hire  £1

Starts between 10.30 and 12.30 (10.30-11.30 for Junior courses due to road crossings), courses close 14.00.

Punching : SI Punching.  SIAC touch free punching will be enabled. Competitors must punch Start and Finish.

Maps: 1:4000 on A4 waterproof paper. Contour Intervals 2.5m. Map drawn and surveyed in 2022 by Richard Payne.

Courses: (Subject to Final Controlling)

To count in the YHOA Urban League , competitors must enter the appropriate course for their age group.

Course

Distance km

Climb m

Controls

Age Group M

Age Group W

Black

7.2

 

 

MO

 

Brown

5.8

 

 

MV

WO

Blue

4.8

 

 

MSV

WV

Green

4.0

 

 

MUV

WSV

Short Green

3.3

 

 

MHV

WUV,WHV

Light Green

2.8

 

 

MJ

WJ

Yellow

1.9

 

 

MYJ

WYJ

 

Competitors should also be aware that there will be members of the general public walking in the area and corners should be negotiated wide and slow.

All competitors must download, even if they do not complete the course.

In the event of bad weather, the organisers may insist that cagoules be worn. Please bring one to the event with you.

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. 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.

IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID SYMPTONS PLEASE STAY AT HOME – STAY SAFE

Organisers:

Helen Martland EPOC

Planner:

Richard Payne EPOC

Controller:

Chris Burden AIRE

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