The Event:
Kent Orienteering League events have a range of courses to suit all abilities including newcomers with no experience. All necessary equipment can be loaned to you at the event. You do not have to be a member of an orienteering club.

Help for beginners: The Yellow Course is suitable for complete beginners with no experience. DFOK club members will be available to help you. If you have any questions before the event please email newcomers@dfok.co.uk

Schools Cups: There are 2 School Cups, one for the best Primary School and one for the best Secondary School. The top 2 competitors from each school score points towards the School Cups. All School Cup results and updated school league tables will be made available here shortly following the event.

COURSES:

BLUE (A)

6kms and as technical as the terrain allows

Lt GREEN (B)

4kms, intermediate difficulty intended for progressing orienteers but challenging enough not to disappoint those experienced orienteers  who require a shorter course than A.

ORANGE (C)

3kms, easy allowing for progression from course D

YELLOW (D)

2kms and easy, all on paths


KOL  1 - Dunorlan Park
22
September 2018

GOTO Saxons website for RESULTS

KOL 2 - Hucking Estate
20 October 2018

Parking at the Hook and Hatchet Pub, Church Road, Hucking. ME17 1QT. Approach from Junct 7 of the M20 and Junct 5 M2 along the A249 signposted Hucking and Hook and Hatchet. GR: TQ 837 582

KOL 3 - Milton Creek Country Park
17 November 2018

Goto Saxons website for details

KOL 4 - Darenth Country Park
1 December 2018

Details to follow

KOL 5 - Hargate
19 January 2019

Goto Saxons website for details

KOL 6 - Beacon Wood
16 February 2019

Details to follow

KOL 7 - Blean
23 March 2019

Goto Saxons website for details

KOL 8 - Lullingstone Country Park
27 April 2019

Details to follow

KOL 9 - Knole Park
18 May 2019

Goto Saxons website for details

KOL 10 - Lesnes Abbey Woods
29 June 2019

 

Details to follow

All competitors take part at your own risk

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What is the Kent Orienteering League (KOL)
The KOL was introduced for the 2007/08 season, and is run by the Saxons and DFOK clubs and replaces the popular Saturdays Series League. The League provides a series of friendly, fun orienteering events on Saturdays in Kent and South East London aimed at families, experienced orienteers and complete beginners.

What equipment do you need?
Nothing special. Old trainers if it looks muddy, something waterproof if wet. A compass is useful but not essential. Full leg cover rather than shorts for the woodland events and, of course, a watch is very useful to check your time out on the course.

Start Time & Registration:

Start times: 11.00 - 12.30
No need to pre-enter or be a member of an orienteering club, just turn up on the day. Please visit registration between 10.45 and 12.15 to buy a map and hire a dibber (which records your time electronically) if you don’t already have one.

Yellow Course competitors will be given their orienteering map at registration so you can plan your route and ask any questions. All other competitors receive their map at the Start

FEES:
Senior & Family Group  6
(BOF members 5)
Juniors 2
Dibber Hire 1 (30 for loss)

If you are planning to bring a
group of 6 or more then please
email Andrew Evans at:

chairman@dfok.co.uk

Always check website for final details before travelling.
www.dfok.co.uk

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