(2/4) Midweek Score, Witton Pk (N), Jun 14 2017

Mike F in leading position on MINI course.,

Date of event: Wed 14th Jun 17
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Blackburn


Witton Park Score Simple Results
Witton Park Score Splits

This was the second event in our June Score Series.  Witton Park is large (A4, 1:10000) so we reverted to a standard score format (any control, any order) with 60 minutes time limit.  There was a good turnout on a warm and pleasent evening.

Some technical issues with control placement caused time delays, notably 103 & 113, which is regretted and apologised for. Mea culpa. 

As this is a mid-week event for "competition, practice and training", with nothing but enjoyment as the ultimate objective, we have let the results stand.  The league table will be compiled accordingly.

Next week is at Sunnyhurst Woods in Darwen.  It is a relatively small area, so we will revert to our ratchet format of all or any 10s, before 15s, before 20s and a 45 minutes time limit.

George Crawford-Smith - Series Coordinator.


Pre-event details below here:


Midweek SCORE Series.  Event 2 of 4.

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

Registration is in the Clog & Billycock pub, Billinge End Road, Pleasington, Blackburn, Lancashire. BB2 6QB. Please stay and have a drink and/or meal.  Highly recommended fare.

Simple event 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: (1) Peel Park, (2) Witton Park, (3) Sunnyhurst Woods, (4) FINALE Nick O'Pendle.

events location


Nearest town: Blackburn
Grid Ref: SD650283
Postcode: BB2 6QB
Latitude: 53.74959
Longitude: -2.52989
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Planner: Andrew Wood PFO
Organiser: George Crawford-Smith PFO
Controller: N/A
Contact: For general enquiries -

Info for dog owners

No dogs.  This is sheep country.


Usual pub facilities.  No dirty shoes please.

Downloadable Documents

Score League after week 2 of 4.,

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Mike F in leading position on MINI course.,

Mike F in leading position on MINI course.

About the area/map

Witton Park

Witton Park, to the west of Blackburn centre, is a large well maintained area dedicated to recreation and sports.
There are playing fields, an athletics track, cafe and playgrounds in the level areas by the river.  On the flanking hills there is a complex mix of woodland and open giving good technical orienteering.  From the top of Billinge Hill there are a series of downhill MTB tracks.

Read more about the Witton Park area and map


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Posted by George Crawford-Smith