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Event information: Training Day: Chalks: Mt Crawford Forest

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ORIENTEERING SA TRAINING DAY CHALKS 2 JUNE 2019

OVERVIEW
Introduction
On Sunday 2 June 2019 Orienteering SA will conduct a training day based at the Chalks Camping Ground in the Mt Crawford Forest.

The area is mainly pine forest with some young trees through to mature pine. The climb is very moderate.

Aims of the Training
The Aims of the Training are:
• Raise the standard of orienteering in SA.
• To introduce members of the public and ensure they enjoy the experience.
• Conduct the following as formal training:
o Basic Rules, Skills and Techniques Training.
o Registered Teachers Level 0 Orienteering Coach Training.
o Moderate course Skills and Techniques Training.

ACTIVITIES
Activities and Courses
The following Activities and Courses will be available:
No. Activities Course Lengths Coordination
Formal Training
1. Basic Rules, Skills and Techniques Training. Note 2.
2. Registered Teachers Level 0 Orienteering Coach Training. Note 3.
3. Moderate course Skills and Techniques Training. Note 4.
General Training
4. Very Easy course. 1.5 km Primarily for No. 1.
5. Practice Easy course. 1.4 km Primarily for the initial phase of No. 3 & last phase of No.2.
6. Easy course. 2.5 km
7. Practice Moderate course. 1.8 km Primarily for the final phase of No. 3.
8.. Moderate Course. 3.1 km
9. Medium length Hard course 3.9 km
10. Contour Only Course 1.6 km
11. Distance & Bearing course. 2.0 km

Notes:
1. Coaches. The training will be conducted by qualified and experienced coaches..
2. Basic Rules, Skills and Techniques. Formal training of about 15 minutes as sufficient numbers justify and cover:
• Basic Skills.
• Easy Orienteering Course Rules, Skills & Techniques.
• Relocation or Actin if Lost.
• Using the Sun and Fist for Direction.
Then a Very Easy Course followed by a debriefing. If willing they could then attempt the Practice Easy Course.

No need to nominate prior to 2 June.

3. Registered Teachers Level 0 Coach. The training start at 9.30 am and finish 1.00 pm and include Serial 1 followed by Serial 4, then Using the Magnetic Compass to Orientate the Map & then Serial 6.

Registered teachers need to nominate by dusk Wednesday 29 May 2019. See below for details.


4. Moderate Course Skills and Techniques. The outline program and timings:
• 9.30-9.40 – Briefings on the program for the day and safety; Issue compasses.
• 9.40-10.10 – Practice Easy orienteering course to assess entry standards.
• 10.10-11.10 –
o Introduction to the magnetic compass and Using the magnetic compass for Direction.
o Using the Sun and Fist and Sun and Analog watch for Direction.
o Revision on Judging Distance and then Measuring Distance with Pacing.
• 11.10-11.30 – Shape of ground and Discussion of Moderate course techniques Lesson Notes 2.0 Moderate Course Techniques.
• 11.30-12.45 Practice Moderate course.
• 12.45-1.00 - Summary of the day and future training and Collect compasses.

Orienteers wishing to participate in the training need to nominate by dusk Wednesday 29 May 2019. See below for details. Nominees must be 9 or over on 31 December 2019 and must have completed three Easy courses prior to 2 June 2019

5. General Training. The General Training will be per above with orienteers able to do as many courses as they like for the one entry fee of $10.00 providing that they return to the Finish by course closure of 1.00 pm.

Orienteering in Cold, Wet and Windy Weather
There will be a display board covering this very important safety topic.

CONDUCT AND NOMINATIONS
Nominations for the Registered Teachers Level 0 Coach and Moderate Course Skills and Techniques Training
Nominations are to reach the Training Manager Orienteering SA via email training@sa.orienteering.asn.au
(by dusk Wednesday 29 May 2019) and include:
Name.
Gender.
Age at 31 Dec 2019.
Contact email, phone number including mobile.
If under 18; parent or guardian name and contact details per above.

General Training – Number of Courses
Orienteers able to do as many courses as they like for the one entry fee of $10.00 providing that they return to the Finish by course closure of 1.00 pm.

Start Times and Course Closure Time
Start times for the Registered Teachers and Moderate Techniques training will be at 9.30 am.

For the Basic Rules, Skills and Techniques and General Training start times will be from 9.30 to 11.30 am with Course Closure of 1.00 pm.

Maps
Maps will be the Chalks 1:10,000.

Controls and Control Punching
Controls close to the Camping Ground will be plate controls and the others hanging flags. It will be manual punching on control cards.

Directions
The Chalks Camping Ground is on the Gumeracha to Williamstown Road about 3 km north of the southern edge of the Forest and immediately north of the road leading to Birdwood. Signs will be at the entrance.

Fees
Fees for all of the training is $10.00 per orienteer regardless of age. Extra maps will be $2.00 each.

Loan Compasses
There will be a very limited number of loan compasses available and the nominees for the Registered Teachers and Moderate Techniques training will have first priority.

Leg Cover
Leg cover to prevent scratches is recommended for all courses less the Very Easy, Practice Easy and Easy.

COORDINATION
Questions and queries on the training should be addressed to the Training Manager Orienteering SA on 8263 4784 or training@sa.orienteering.asn.au

General information
Event Training Day: Chalks: Mt Crawford Forest
Organiser Orienteering SA
State Orienteering SA
Status created
Date Sunday 2 June 2019 at 9:30 - 13:00 CST
Event form individual
Event classification Local event
Race distance long
Time of event day
Discipline FootO
Punching system manual punching
Class information
Classes The event has no classes.
Contact details and main officials
Website https://sa.orienteering.asn.au/
Contact phone number 8263 4784
Contact email
Event director Adrian Craig

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