2017 ACT League to Open with Double Header
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Venue for 2017 ACT Middle Distance Championships: Isaacs Ridge
The 2017 ACT League will open with
a double header, the Autumn Classics, which include the:
- ACT Sprint Distance Championships on 25 March, and
- ACT Middle Distance Championships on 26 March.
RESULTS ARE ON EVENTOR
The events have attracted
a record number of entries for such events, which in itself has created an
issue with Parking, exacerbated by competitors in the Middle Distance Championships not being permitted to park in the streets of Isaacs. Please ensure you read the instructions regarding
Parking in the Final Bulletins, see the links below.
ACT Sprint Distance Championships
The ACT Sprint
Distance Championships will encompass a number of
- National Orienteering League event # 3
- Australian University Championships
- 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 Start List is on
Eventor. 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 Final Bulletin is
now Eventor. Photos of the Sprint
Distance areas and a previous map for Red Hill are on Facebook.
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 1.30 pm. All maps will be withheld
until after the last start in the National League Finals. The Final Bulletin is
now Eventor. The Start List is on Eventor.
ACT Middle Distance Championships
The ACT Middle
Distance Championships will be held at Isaacs
event will encompass other events:
- National Orienteering League
event # 4
- ACT League event # 2
The starts for other
than National League competitors will be from 10.00 am and
the National League classes will start progressively from 10.44 am.
The junior classes will start before the senior classes.
The Final Bulletin is now
Eventor. A complete map of Isaacs Ridge-Mugga
Mugga is here. Some photos of the area
are on Facebook. The Start List is 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.
to follow on Sunday 2 April, ACT League #3, a Long Distance event on
Murdering Shed Map presented by the Bushflyers. The course on offer will be:
Red (Hard):11.1km, 8km, 5.7km, 4.2km, and 2.9km
Blue (Very Easy)
event offers an ideal opportunity to prepare for the Oceania and World
Masters Orienteering Championships in New Zealand and the ACT winter programs; something for everyone.