Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia

Park Trail

Bluenose Classic Middle Distance Canada Cup Style

Type: Point-to-Point
Date:Sat October 14
Registration:10:00 am
Start Time:11:00 am
Where: Debert
Fees: TBA
Contact:Colin Davis
Description:Type: Point-to-point Two course, a traditional middle distance course, and a traditional long 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 select courses):

Course 1, Beginner: W10, M10;
Course 2, Novice: W11-12, M11-12;
Course 3, Novice+: W13-14, M13-14, W15-16B, M15-16B;
Course 4, Intermediate: W15-16, M15-16;
Course 5, Veteran: W75+, M75+, W80+, M80+, W85+, M85+;
Course 6, Expert: W17-18, W45+, W55+, W65+, M65+, W17-20B, M17-20B, W21B;
Course 7, Master: M17-18, W19-20, W21E, W35+, M45+, M55+, M21B; and
Course 8, Elite: M19-20, M21E, M35+

*Wayfarers (pairs or small groups) are welcome in the Open categories.

Pre-Registration details to follow.

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 13, 2017 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: 1:10000

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