Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia

Park Trail

2015 Bluenose Classic

Type: Canada Cup - Middle Distance
Date:Sun October 18
Registration:10:00 am
Start Time:11:00 am
Where: Debert
Fees: Standard OANS
Contact:Emily Secord
Description:Type: Point-to-point. A traditional middle distance course, where all controls are visited in numerical order. This event will have a full range of age classes and courses available. Electronic punching will used, as such an SI will be required (rentals $3).

Summary: Open pine forest with numerous trails. There are a multitude of interesting features in this area due to its military training area history.

Categories: Standard Orienteering Canada age classes as follows (as well as an open* category on each course):
RWT=Recommended Winning Time
Course 1: W12, M12, Open 1 (RWT 20 mins)
Course 2: W13-14, M13-14, Open 2 (RWT 20 mins)
Course 3: W15-16, M15-16, Open 3 (RWT 25 mins)
Course 4: W75-79, M80+, W80+, Open 4 (RWT 25 mins)
Course 5: W45-54, W55-64, W65-74, M65-74, M75-79, Open 5 (RWT 25 -30 mins)
Course 6: W17-20, W21-34, W35-44, M45-54, M55-64, Open 6 (RWT 30-35 mins)
Course 7: M17-20, M21-34, M35-44, Open 7 (RWT 30 - 35 mins)
*Wayfarers (pairs or small groups) are welcome in the Open categories.

Pre-register by email to Emily Secord (ehennebury@gmail.com) by 8 pm 16th October, 2015. Include full name, course/category entered. Indicate your SI number (if you own one) or that a rental is needed.

Race-day registration from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Race-day participants will be assigned a start time at registration.

Start: Staggered starts begin at 11:00 am. A start list will be posted by 8:00pm on October 17, 2015 on the OANS website for those pre-registered.

Awards: Awards will be given for top 3 placing in each category.

Directions: Debert Industrial Park, Exit 13 on Trans Canada Highway 104. The parking area is about 1 minute north on MacElmon Rd and then left onto Lysander Ave (across the road from Tim Hortons). The start and finish areas are a short walk from the parking area.

Map: Debert updated 2015. Scale: 1:7500
Course Planner: Tony Wheeler tony.wheeler@bellaliant.net
Controller: Pam James pamsjames@hotmail.com

For further information please contact Emily Secord: ehennebury@gmail.com

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