Autumn Classics to Open 2017 ACT League in March
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
The Autumn Classics will open the 2017 ACT League with the:
- ACT Sprint Distance Championships on 25 March, and
- ACT Middle Distance Championships on 26 March.
ACT Sprint Distance Championships
The ACT Sprint Distance Championships will encompass a number of other events:
Orienteering League event # 3
- ACT League
event # 1
The program of events will be open at midday with the heats
for place in the National League A and B Finals on a new 1:5000 map of the
northern most area of Red Hill Nature Reserve.
The senior and junior elite classes will be merged and there will be two
heats each for Men and Women. The qualifiers for the A finals will be less than
half the total number of competitors. The
Finals will be staged on a new 1:3000 map of Canberra Girls Grammar School starting
at around 3.00 pm.
The ACT Sprint Distance Championships courses for other classes will be held on the 1:3000
map of Canberra Girls Grammar School with first starts from 1.00 pm. All maps will be withheld until after the
last start in the National League Finals.
ACT Middle Distance Championships
The ACT Middle Distance Championships will be held on an updated and extended version of the 2013
version of the map of Orroral Tracking Station.
The four National League classes will be on separate courses with the
first starts from around 9.45 am. The start
times for other classes will be from 10.00 am.
More information about the events is here, photos of the
areas and previous maps for Red Hill and Orroral Tracking Station are on
Facebook and entries are open on Eventor.
All the venues for the ACT Sprint Distance Championships and the ACT Middle
Distance Championships are
embargoed until the day of the relevant events.