(2/4) Midweek Score, Wilson Field, Jun 13 2018

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Date of event: Wed 13th Jun 18
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington.

Midweek SCORE Series.  Event 2 of 4.

This is the second event in the June Wednesday evening series designed for competition, practice and training.

Simple format - See below for scoring rules:

  • MAXI (21 controls) = hard score course
  • MINI (14 controls) = medium score course

Open to all abilities - novice, junior and adult competitors.

Turn up and go.

Weeks: (2) Wilson Field, (3) Lee Quarry, (4) FINALE Towneley Colliery.

events location

Location & Directions

Park at Wilson Field pavilion off Clayton Hall Drive, off Whalley Road.

Nearest town: Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington.
Grid Ref: SD750318
Postcode: BB5 5SF
Latitude: 53.78267
Longitude: -2.38054
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Course information

45 Minute Score series:  Two courses:

MAXI Course: TD5/4 (21 controls).  Maximum score - 315 points per event
Control numbers: 101 to 107 -10 points, 111 to 117 - 15 points, 121 to 127 - 20 points. 
Small area rules:  Visit 10s, before 15s, before 20s.
10 points penalty per minute late, or part thereof.

MINI Course:  TD4/3 (14 controls).  Maximum score - 175 points per event.
Control numbers: 101 to 107 -10 points, 111 to 117 - 15 points.
Small area rules:  Visit 10s, before 15s.
5 points penalty per minute late, or part thereof.

Control descriptions on the map will be IOF symbols.

A league table will be published weekly.  Best 3 to count to the final result.

Map updated 2017. Scale 1:4000.



Registration: 6:15 to 7:00PM
Starts: 6:30 to 7:15PM
Courses close at 8:00PM.

Entry Details

Seniors (M/W21+) £5
Juniors M/W20-) £2
First time orienteers, Free.
Dibber hire will be £1 and £40 if lost!


Planner: TBA
Organiser: George Crawford-Smith PFO
Controller: N/A
Contact: For general enquiries -

Info for dog owners

Dogs not allowed to run on courses.  However, they may be exercised after the event under strict control.  Doggy etiquette must be observed.


No toilets.

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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About the area/map

Wilson Field

Wilson Field is a community sports ground and athletics venue for Hyndburn local authority.

The surrounding woodland is mostly 20 year old plantation which is now matured and easy to run through.  There are sections of older woodland, some formally laid with a path network and others parts with rough tracks and woodland thickets.

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Posted by George Crawford-Smith