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Compass Sport Cup Qualifying Round, Dumyat (Stirling), March 13th

The Compass Sport Cup qualifying round this year is being hosted by FVO on a new map of Dumyat on the outskirts of Stirling. It will be a high quality Level B event. This is an inter-club competition; however, you need to do your own entry. One club out of ESOC, FVO, GRAMP, INVOC, MAROC will qualify for the finals on Sunday 16 October at Tankersley organised by SYO.   You can enter any course you like, but if you want your result to count towards GRAMP score in the club competition then you need to enter an appropriate course.

There is some information on FVO website; I expect more details will be posted here closer to the time:
http://fvo.org.uk/events/2016/mar/13/compasssport-cup-and-trophy-scotland-heat/

Entry via Oentries are now open.  Deadline Friday 4th March
https://oentries.com/event/details/520-fvo-scotland-compass-sport-cup-trophy-round

The rules are fairly complicated (see link below if you are interested) and we are not intending to try to organise GRAMP entries.  There are 11 courses:

1 Brown Men Open
2 Short Brown M20- M40+
3 Blue Women Women Open
4 Blue Men M50+
5 Green Women W20- W45+
6 Green Men M60+
7 Veterans Short Green M70+ W60+
8A Junior Men (Green) Men 18-
8B Junior Women (Short Green) Women 18-
9A Orange Men Men 14-
9B Orange Women Women 14-

The first 4 GRAMPs on each course will count towards our overall score. You are allowed to run-up an age class or classes and women are allowed to run as men, but not vice versa.  You are welcome to enter any course you wish but you need to enter an appropriate course if you want your result to count towards GRAMP’s score.  Compass Sport rules etc (unchanged from 2015) can be found at:
http://www.pgopage.co.uk/docs/CSC2015_Rules.pdf

Start times need to be allocated by the club, not the organisers, so if you enter, please let me know (GRAMP treasurer email) if you have a start time preference (early, mid-, late etc).   At this stage I don’t know what start times will be available. Let me know if you need advice on which course to enter.

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UPCOMING EVENTS (click series or event names for details link)

This is what we’re currently planning…. (fingers crossed everybody please!) Things are going to look  a little different now due to Covid-19 precautions, most important being pre-entry only and allocated start times even for local events.

See our Covid 19 page for more info.

Wednesdays Urban Sprints
9th Sep Danestone
16th Sep Westhill
23rd Sep Duthie Park/F’hill
30th Sep ABZ Uni
Look out for an email or a post for each event with details and how to pre-enter. No entry on the night.

Sundays
9th Oct  Glen Dye
At least 4 courses – more details to follow very soon.

If you can’t make any of these events or prefer to avoid others fo the time being, you can join the Mobile O revolution  and download the MapRun app and have a go at some local courses using your phone to time yourself and even navigate with. Visit our MapRun page for instructions and a list of maps.
Or do one of our Temporary Orienteering Courses – see the TOC post for info.

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