Venue University of Ulster, Jordanstown
Date Wed, 2nd Aug 23
Starts 18:30 to 19:30 iCal file iCal
August’s first Wednesday Evening Event will be held at UU Jordanstown campus with excellent courses planned by Sarah Gamble.
Newcomers are very welcome – don’t hesitate to visit registration where experienced orienteers will be happy to answer queries and give advice!
Registration/download will be in the carpark. If you have pre-entered and have an SI card you can proceed to the signposted start. If you need to register/hire a card and/or need to enter-on-day please find registration. Please note pre-entry is preferred as it saves us time and guarantees you a map from the limited supply.
Registration open from 6.15PM. Starts from 6.30PM – 7.30PM.
Courses close 8.15pm.
Full leg cover is not necessary; shorts are okay though you may want some more protection for the few wooded areas.
Vehicle parking and Toilets
Enter UUJ campus from the south-west entrance on Jordanstown Rd and proceed to car park 1 near the Sports Pitches
Parking charges are in operation till 7PM. The ticket machines only accept credit/debit cards and can be found here. Alternatively scan your card at the barriers.
Toilets are available inside the Sports Centre.
Courses & Terrain
Long course – 4 km, 18 controls.
Short course – 2.5 km, 12 controls.
Note: the distances are as the crow flies, depending on route choice add about 10% for the optimal distance.
Jordanstown campus is a mix of hard-standing and grass, with some wooded/undergrowth areas and negligible climb. Trainers or trail shoes without studs are recommended.
Controls will be SIAC enabled with punching start/finish.
Prices – SENIOR £5 (member), £7 (non-member) | JUNIOR £3 (mem/non-mem)
The max charge to enter as a family is £13 (non-members £17).
Entry-on-day is charged at non-member rates. SI card hire is free.
Be aware of cars and other pedestrians: both courses may cross campus roads, though these are unlikely to be busy. Courses close (& control collectors will be dispatched) at 8:30 pm sharp, after which time competitors must report to download so that we don’t spend time looking for you. If you think you will take >1 hr book an earlier start time!
There are currently no Covid restrictions for events however we would ask that participants continue to apply common sense to limit the spread of infections.
University of Ulster, Jordanstown