Bradenham Regional Event and SCOL 2

Level C

29th November 2020

Location: Off the A4010 between West Wycombe and Princes Risborough
Nearest Postcode: HP14 4HF

The opening date for entries has been delayed a week whilst we resolve a couple of issues.  Entries now opening on Tuesday 27th October.

The event will be held in a COVID-secure manner in accordance with British Orienteering’s operational guidance. It is really important that all participants read and abide by the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before, during and after competing.  It has been updated so please click the link to read the latest version.

This event is pre-entry only, and is restricted to British Orienteering members only.

This event will be SIAC-enabled.

Directions / Parking

Parking is in a very spacious field accessed via a track off the A4010 at SU822973. The entrance to the track leading to the car park/assembly field is approximately 2 miles north of the roundabout at West Wycombe, and 400m north of the Red Lion pub at Bradenham. Do not take the turn to Bradenham village.
There is no charge for parking.

Terrain Description

Typical Chiltern woodland, steep in places, with generally runnable terrain and good path network. The area contains some ponds and the usual selection of depressions both large and small.

Coppice Wood has a number of interesting ‘puddingstone’ boulders.

The Map

1:10,000, with 5m contours. Size A4.

Map updated Autumn 2020 to ISOM 2017-2. (Park Wood by Mark Thompson, Coppice Wood by Bob and Pattie Beresford).

Yellow to Green courses remain within Park Wood.
Blue and Brown courses cross over Bradenham Wood Lane into Coppice Wood.

Registration and Start Times

PRE ENTRY ONLY. BRITISH ORIENTEERING MEMBERS ONLY.

Pre-entry through Fabian4 - see link at top of page. Entries will open on 27th October. There will be no entry on the day.

Start times are from 10:00 to 12:15.

Courses

Yellow 2.3 km 50m 9 controls
Orange 2.8 km 60m 10 controls
Light Green 3.4km 90m 18 controls
Short Green 3.0 km 90m 17 controls
Green 4.4km 100m 21 controls
Blue 6.2km 160 m 25 controls
Brown 7.5 210m 32 controls

How To Enter

PRE ENTRY ONLY. BRITISH ORIENTEERING MEMBERS ONLY.

Entry will be via Fabian4 - see link at top of page - and will open later in October. When you enter, you will be asked to select a start time from the list of available start times remaining for your course.

Note that you must have completed your course and downloaded by 14:00. When selecting your start time, please ensure you have allowed yourself adequate time.

Family or other groups are very welcome, but please enter only the Yellow or Orange courses. Enter as a senior. Change the name if you wish, for example to Jones Family. Add a note in the special request box (step 3 of Fabian4 entry process) to say you are entering as a group, and we will arrange a second map at no extra charge, so you can all enjoy the navigational experience.

THERE WILL BE NO ENTRY ON THE DAY.

Entry Cost

Pre-entries up to Sunday 22nd November - Seniors £12, Juniors & Students £4.
Later entries (assuming start slots are still available) - Seniors £14, Juniors & Students £5.
Adults and family groups on Yellow and Orange £8.
SIAC hire £2. Lost SIACs charged at £65. If you have a non-SIAC SI card, we do recommend hiring a SIAC, to minimise the risk of infection from touching a control unit in the forest.

Facilities

Tom & Julie's burger wagon
CompassPoint
First Aid
Portaloos

Further Information

Well-behaved dogs allowed on their leads in the car park. Please clean up after your dog.
TVOC’s policy is no dogs to accompany competitors on their runs.

Cancellation
Click here to read our policy on refunds if you or we have to cancel for any reason.

Officials

Organiser: Alun Jones, TVOC    email organiser      07967 605307
Planner: Peter Riches, TVOC
Controller: Nevillle Baker, TVOC