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Armchair Orienteering

Hello Gents

In the great sport of orienteering, all moderate and hard courses use international symbols for control descriptions rather than English (or another language). See attached.

The link below will gives you some armchair orienteering opportunities thanks to Scottish Orienteering – in some of the puzzles, you will use international symbols.

Control Descriptions explained

https://www.scottish-orienteering.org/resources/puzzles-and-challenges/?fbclid=IwAR0b6KHu4mXLPAj0cXBWwi86nBs-ET1wBLdXGAxsTLkjr8nDX9e0DAzDuZM

 

Best wishes

Mrs Nottle

Orienteering: Bush Orienteering this Sunday – entries close Wednesday night

Dear Gents

The first Bush OY https://oq.orienteering.asn.au/orienteer-of-the-year event is being run by Boulder Bounders (the Warwick club). Details below. NOTE: Pre-enter and Pre-pay only by WEDNESDAY night. Note – if you would like to enter this event and have any difficulties registering through Eventor, let me know. You should pay member fees as TGS is a member of Queensland Orienteering.

Best wishes
Mrs Nottle

Orienteering this Sunday at TSHS

Hello gents
Well done to those who participated in the OY at Gatton last Sunday, particularly Cas as this was his first OY event. And I will say, I am very impressed with the Schubert’s who managed to run Peak to Park prior to coming to Gatton.

There is one more sprint before we get into the bush season – Toowoomba SHS, Stuart St on Sunday 8 March. Starts from 3.30pm. Parking is in Stuart St, with a couple of parks inside (turn right after going in the gate).

Event – Toowoomba SHS
Organiser – Range Runners Orienteering Club
State – Orienteering Queensland
Date – Sunday 8 March 2020 at 15:30 EST
Event classification – Club event
Race distance – sprint
Punching system – Sportident
Class information – Very Easy 1km, Easy 1.3km, Short 1.8km, Long 2.5km

Enter online – https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Events/Show/9665 – or email me and I will do it for you. Remember that all TGS students are members of O! and should pay member rates.

Best wishes
Mrs Nottle

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