Orienteering Australia

Event information: Big Foot Sprints XXIII

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This will be a COVID safe event. Please read the Event Bulletin and the Event COVID-19 Safety Plan. Please do not come if you are feeling unwell or are in isolation. Don’t relax. We don't want orienteering to be in the news for the wrong reason. Other than the above, at present there is no state-wide restriction on entry.

Big Foot Sprints is the annual two-course sprint event with an exciting chasing start for your second course. There are only two classes: open men and open women. Everybody runs the same courses.

Courses are by Richard Mountstephens in the sprint-challenging bush terrain of Frenchs Forest using the 1:4000 Ferretville map.

Location: Ararat Reserve, Bantry Bay Road, Frenchs Forest.

Big Foot Sprints will be pre-entry only. There will be NO enter on the day for the main event. A free EOD off-road MINI course will be available.
Entries close midnight Thursday 17th December 2020.

Fees for Big Foot Sprints:
Seniors: $15 member of an orienteering club, $19 non-member.
Juniors: $10.00 members, $14.00 non-member.

Drinks will NOT be provided, either on course or at the finish. BYO water to take on your course and for afterwards.
Results will be online only.
Please follow all COVID-19 Safety Plan rules and directions on the day from Event Marshalls.

Controls will be SIAC+ enabled.

General information
Event Big Foot Sprints XXIII
Organiser Big Foot Orienteers
State Orienteering NSW
Status created
Date Saturday 19 December 2020 at 9:00 - 13:00 EDT
Event form individual
Event classification Local event
Race distance sprint
Time of event day
Discipline FootO
Punching system Sportident
Class information
Classes Sprint, BFS 1, BFS 2
Contact details and main officials
Contact person Andrew MacDonald
Contact phone number 0402 041 101
Contact email
Course setter Richard Mountstephens


Next entry deadline in 23 days.

Enter on the day is available.

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