Hunter Region Schools 41st Orienteering Championships

Date: Tuesday 27th June, 2017

Results | Report

Directions:      From Newcastle. As you come into Kurri from Newcastle on John Renshaw Drive, turn left into Railway Street at the roundabout then left into Stanford Street. After 500m turn right into Hebburn Street and continue into the Richmond Vale Railway site.

Map: Mining Mystery (2017) 1 : 7 500

Entries are now being taken for this years Hunter Schools Orienteering Championships to be held at Pelaw Main. The students complete 2 courses on the day. The first is a line course based on the age they turn this year.

       BOYS  GIRLS  
Course 1:  Very Easy  1.8 km  12  12  
Course 2:  Easy  2.0 km  13  13   Intermediate B/G
Course 3:  Easy  2.5 km  14  14  
Course 4:  Easy/Medium  3.0 km  15  15   Senior B/G
Course 5:  Easy  3.5 km  16  16+  
Course 6  Easy 4.0 km  17+    


Entries will be accepted from Primary age students who have successfully completed Orienteering in Schools programs, or who regularly compete at Newcastle Orienteering Club events but they will compete in the 12 year age grouping.

The second course is entered in divisions based on experience rather than age – this will be a score course where you find as many controls as you can within a time limit (45 minutes).

A: Difficult    B: Medium    C: Easy / Medium    D: Easy

Entries will be accepted from teams of two, but they must start, do the whole course and finish together.

Start times for the Age Division courses will be arranged after a safety briefing for all competitors. This briefing is expected to commence at approximately 9am and is mandatory for all competitors.


Mr Colin Bailey

Merewether High School

P.O. Box 1013        Phone:    4969 3855

Hamilton 2303    Fax:    4961 2246

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Cost: $12 per student.

Closing date for entries is Sunday 18th June 2017.




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