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Regional Event incorporating YHOA Schools Championships

A Regional event at Sandall Beat

On Sun 10th Jun 2018 from 10:30 until 12:30


A fabulous chance for orienteering in the lovely runnable ancient woodland of Sandall Beat. Courses (from white to blue) to suit all ages and abilities, newcomers especially welcome. This event also incorporates the Yorkshire and Humberside Schools Championships. No need to pre-register - just turn up on the day.

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Sandall Beat, Doncaster. Follow signs to Doncaster racecourse. Signed from the A18 500m NE of the roundabout with the A638.   Nearest post code DN2 6JP. Parking at the end of Sandall Beat Road Google Maps

Assembly, Start & Finish

Lovely grassy assembly area with parking, start & finish all adjacent. Toilets available. Registration 10am-12 noon. Starts 10.30am -12.30pm. Courses close 14.30.


White, yellow, orange, long orange, short green, green and blue.


Seniors - £8 (£10 non BOF members)
Family (2 Senior + up to 4 juniors) - £20 (£24 non BOF members)                      
Juniors/Students/ Adults on courses up to Long Orange  - £4
SI card hire:  £1       

Pairs & groups just pay for 1 entry.
Lost SI card compensation:   £30

Terrain & Map

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Fast runnable forest with plenty of gully / ditch features and Rhododendron / holly bushes providing plenty of spot features. A good path network provides for appropriate junior courses. Terrain will make for fast and furious racing...

Map: Updated by Dave Peel (2016) with minor updates for the event. 1:5000 no contours!

Schools Competition

Individual & Team competitions for years 3 - 11. School organised groups or individuals welcome. There is no need to enter in advance, just turn up and we can take all the information at registration, although if you are bringing a group of children please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Children can run in pairs up to year 8 but must stay together. Shadowing is not permitted for the Yorkshire Schools Champs but is allowed if you are not competing specifically in the competition.

Prize-giving: 13.30. Prizes for first 3 girls and boys in each year. Team prizes for Primary & Secondary schools (4 to count).

Pupils should run the following courses:

Y3/4/5 - white
Y6/7 - yellow
Y8/9 - orange
Y10/11 - long orange

Venue Details

Flat but attractive runnable woodland.

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