Toowoomba Grammar School

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Orienteering – Sunday, 17 March 2019

NEXT BUSH ORIENTEERING EVENT ON THE SOUTHERN DOWNS

 

Sunday, 17 March – Leyburn State Forest, west of Warwick


Come and join us for our first bush orienteering event for the season and enjoy orienteering in this open spur/gully eucalypt forest.

Courses: Hard 1 (8.6km); Hard 2 (6.2km); Hard 3 (4.9km); Hard 4 (3.4km); Hard 5 (2.7km); Moderate 1 (3.5km); Moderate 2 (2.3km); Easy (2.1km); Very Easy (1.4km)

Online Entries: Please enter online by midnight on Wednesday 13 March at https://oq.asn.au/events/7574 to ensure enough maps are available. If you can’t manage this, please email me and let me know what course you would like to do.

Sportident will be used for this event. SI sticks can be hired for $2.

Starts:
9am – 11am   Close: 1pm

Cost:
Members: adults – $12; junior – $8; family maximum – $32
Non-member: adults – $18; juniors – $12; family maximum – $48; Beginners – $8

Facilities: bush toilet; drinks for sale; coffee cart and muffins; sausage sizzle

Directions:
From Warwick, take the Cunningham Highway westwards towards Inglewood for 34km, before turning right into Thanes Creek Road. The first 4km of this road is bitumen and it then becomes a good gravel road. 3.8km after the start of the gravel, take the right hand fork at a junction and travel a further 7km to the assembly area on Forestry Road. Allow 45 mins traveling time from Warwick. 

From Stanthorpe, take the New England Highway north to Warwick and at the first set of traffic lights (the intersection with the Cunningham Highway), turn left and follow the directions as above.