Orienteering Australia

Event information: Ian Johnson's 90th Birthday Micr-O on BlackJack Gully

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This event is a special short course one - It is the course setter - Ian Johnson's 90th birthday event.
There are 4 courses in Goldfields type bush that is fairly flat but detailed.
Course 1 is 4 km = all controls in number order.
Course 2 is 3.6 km = all controls in any order.
Course 3 is 2 km = any 12 controls.
Course 4 is 1.5 km = get 10 controls in given order.

Directions: From Bendigo: Proceed along Calder freeway, take the Castlemaine turn off near Harcourt. Head towards Castlemaine and turn left into Blackjack rd (Butterfly House on corner). Continue to Peelers rd. Turn right into Peelers rd and follow bitumen for 1.5 km to O sign and vear right off bitumen into assembly (same as last year).
Others: From the Harcourt-Castlemaine road turn into Blackjack rd then right into Peelers rd (continue as above).

General regulations for events organised by Bendigo Orienteers:
- Dogs are not permitted to attend or participate.
- In areas managed by Parks Victoria or DELWP (Forests, reserves, and national, state and regional parks) cars must only be parked on roadways or in designated parking areas.

Starts between 12:30 and 2:00pm. Courses close at 3pm. Free BBQ and food at end.

2018 Entry Fees
Club Member: Adult $10, Junior/student $5. Members from other orienteering clubs welcome.
Non Member: Adult $18, Junior/student $6.
SI Stick hire: $5, Family $10.
Entry and SI hire for course 4 are free for all ages regardless of membership status.

- All entrants must register at the event.
- Pay your entry fee with cash at the event or pay with PayPal by selecting 'Enter and/or order services'.
- Orienteering maps are distributed at the event on a first come, first served basis. Paying online does not reserve a map for you.
- Online payments are non-refundable.

General information
Event Ian Johnson's 90th Birthday Micr-O on BlackJack Gully
Organiser Bendigo Orienteers
State Orienteering Victoria
Status completed
Date Saturday 11 August 2018 at 12:30 - 15:00 EST
Entry deadline Saturday 11 August 2018 at 12:29 EST
Event form individual
Event classification Club event
Race distance Middle
Time of event day
Discipline FootO
Punching system Sportident
Class information
Open A 1, 2
Open A short 3
Open B 4
Contact details and main officials
Website http://www.bendigo-orienteers.com.au
Contact person Julie Flynn
Contact phone number 0429 496 422
Contact email
Course setter Ian Johnson

Start times


Entry is closed.

Enter on the day is available.

Location of the event

Please obey directions provided by the organiser.

Driving directions from Google Maps (Always make sure to follow the organiser's driving directions.)

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