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South Island Championships

Competition nameSouth Island Championships
Start date20091024
End date20090126
CountryNew Zealand
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityDunedin
Club/organizerDunedin Orienteering Club
Region of countryOtago
Number of competition days3
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Contact email address
Contact phone number+64 3 453 4012
Contact postal address39 Lonsdale St, Dunedin 9011
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions150km
Latest entry date9th October 2009
Event descriptionSOUTH ISLAND ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2009 24 – 26 October 2009 organised by Dunedin Orienteering Club Day 1 – Sprint Race – Otago University and Polytechnic Day 2 – Middle Distance – Gabriel’s Gully Day 3 – Long Distance – Cuttance Block Entries close 5:00 pm Friday 9 October. 2009 Competitors must be affiliated to NZOF (be a member of an orienteering club) or an equivalent overseas body. If you do not belong to a club you may enter but must pay an extra participation fee. Day 1 – Saturday 24 October - Sprint – Otago University and Polytechnic Terrain Urban area Location Dunedin City Planner Riki Cambridge Controller Genevieve Webb Scale 1:5000 Contour Interval 2.5m Starts From 3:30 pm Day 2 – Sunday 25 October - Middle Distance – Gabriel’s Gully Terrain Pine forest and some open forest over old gold tailings and sluicings. Steep Location Near Lawrence, about 1 hour's drive SW of Dunedin on S.H. 8 Planner Annie Grant Controller Ake Fagereng Scale 1:10 000 (1:7500 course 10) Contour interval 5m Starts From 11 am Day 3 – Monday 26 October - Long Distance – Cuttance Block Terrain Pine forest, gully/spur, some open farmland Planner Jim Cotter Controller Brian Buschl Scale Red courses 1:10 000, Others 1:7500 Contour interval 5m Starts From 10:30 am SPORTIDENT (electronic control punching) will be used on all courses. SI cards can be hired for $3 (NZD) per day for the competition.
Terrain descriptionDay 1 – Sprint Race – Otago University and Polytechnic Urban Jungle of University Buildings. Day 2 – Middle Distance – Gabriel’s Gully Old gold workings with intricate contour detail. Day 3 – Long Distance – Cuttance Block Typical New Zealand Gully/Spur pine forest.
Training possibilitiesRoss Creek Permanent Course & Chingford Park Permanent Course Maps Available from: Visitor Centre – Octagon DOC Shop Lower Stuart Street Tourist Shop North Road (near Baldwin Street) Jennifer Hudson 134 Larnach Rd 454 4981
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Sightseeing, rare birds, Historic architecture, Hiking, train tours. http://www.cityofdunedin.com/ http://www.visit-dunedin.co.nz/
Street address of navigation pointDunedin, New Zealand
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