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Course Planning Guide

OACT have a comprehensive guide on how to plan orienteering courses. This is especially helpful for new course planners and even offers some tips for the more experienced. The guide covers topics such as:

  • Course Types
  • Difficulty & Winning Times
  • How to obtain the map
  • Course Planning software
  • Tips & Tricks / Dos and Don’ts
  • Field Checking control sites
  • Preparing maps and descriptions
  • Putting out and collecting controls
  • Some common mistakes

Check out the guide here: Course Planning Guide