Street-O BarnoldswickBarnoldswickTue 23 February, 2021

Local level event

Explanation of Event levels

  • Training events are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport.
  • Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Most clubs run some 'mini series' throughout the year as local mid week events.
  • Regional events attract participants from around the local Region.
  • National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away,
  • Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships or the annual JK competition.

Last updated: Mon 04 January, 2021

This event has been moved from 12th January to 23rd February. Event entries will not open until Covid restrictions have been relaxed to Tier 3. If current Tier 4 restrictions continue, the date for this event may moved forward again.

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This event is pre-entry only for solo, pairs or trio teams. Entry limited to 60 starts.
All participants must carry a torch/head torch and must wear a hi-viz vest.
Each single competitor or team will need a dibber (own or hired £1 on entering), a watch and a pen/pencil.
We ask all competitors to wear a face covering (e.g. a Buff) except when competing.
For age rules concerning junior participation, see below
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The Start location within 100m of the Barnoldswick Co-Op car park.

Covid risk: From 30th December Barnoldswick is in Tier 4. This event will only take place if Barnoldswick is returned to a lower tier.

The latest BOF Participant Code of Conduct with respect to Covid 19, should be read by all participants.

Code of Conduct 4th December 2020

If you haven't competed in a Street-O event previously, you will find these explanations informative:

Street Orienteering

Example Street O Map

Location Info

Near: Barnoldswick
Lat,Lng: 53.91710,-2.18604
OS Grid Ref: SD878467
Postcode: BB18 6DD

Open an interactive map in:
GoogleMap - Streetmap (OS 50k)
OpenStreetMap - BingMap (OS 50k)

Directions / Parking

Parking is in the Co-Op car park in central Barnoldswick, entrance off Wellhouse Road, BB18 6DD.

Map / Terrain

Street-O competition is on local streets, main roads, parks, semi rural areas and footpaths.
After rain, many of the parkland and countryside footpaths are very wet, very muddy and very slippery. Cobbled alleys, stairways and paths, some steep, may also slippery. On the steepest routes there is often a handrail. Take care. Wear studded shoes.
There are many busy roads in the competition area, including two main through roads, take great care when crossing.
The competition map is 1:10000, in simplified format.

Registration and Start times

Starts from 6:00 to 7:00PM at minute intervals. Start and Finish are less than 100m from the car park. In the interests of social distancing, do not arrive at the Start until your pre-assigned Start time is due. Keep 2m apart.

Course Information

60 minute score event for all competitors. Control points will have a score value depending on distance and difficulty. Control points are numbered from 10 to 59. The first digit is the score value for that control e.g. Control 13 will score 1 point, control 47 will score 4 points. Penalty deductions from your score is 5 points for every minute late, or part thereof.

Entry Details

Entry and dibber hire (£1.00) will be via SI Entries. Entries close at midday on race day.

Lead

SecondThird
Solo£4.00
Pairs Team£4.00£2.00
Trio Team£4.00£2.00£1.00

An individual entry can be amended to a Pair or Trio if you want to add a buddy to run with, but this must be done on-line in advance. (SIEntries will be open for amendments until 12:00 noon on competition day.) We cannot make changes at the Start.
Each team will have one Map (issued at the Start) and one Dibber (issued pre-Start). Runners 2 and 3 will wait beyond the Start box for their Team Leader to start.

Dog restrictions

No dogs. Moving traffic is a hazard.

Facilities

In the Co-Op car park, we have access to a single disabled toilet with NO LIGHT - take your torch! Sanitiser will be provided.
There are numerous takeaways which will be open, most of them close to the car park. The Co-Op supermarket will be open until 22:00.
However, due to Covid restrictions, it is unlikely that any cafes, bars or restaurants will be open. Check in advance.

Miscellaneous

Rules concerning juniors:
Age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Age 16 & 17 may run as a pair, or be accompanied by an adult.
Age 18+ may run as an individual.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: George Crawford-Smith PFO -
Organiser: Wendy Crawford-Smith PFO -