Bentley Wood - WML & WM Champs

OD Level C WML
  Sun, 02 Apr 2023 10:30

A West Midlands League regional event suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner to the experienced orienteer. This event incorporates the West Midland Championships for 2023.

Final Details are available here (v2 190323)

Access from the A5 / B4116 roundabout at the west end of the Atherstone bypass, Travel SW via the B4116 and then turn back towards Atherstone along Coleshill Road to the estate access road, Do not access from the NE through Atherstone

Entrance to Car Park:
Map Reference: SP290966 Nearest Postcode: CV9 2HF. 

What3words: ///autumn.chained.udder Streetmap:

Very limited EOD subject to available printed maps: Brown is full, Green and Short Green are almost full

EOD fees: Seniors £12 (non-BOF Seniors £14), Juniors (including full-time students) £4, SI card hire (Non SIAC) £1

For beginners, Orange, Yellow and White and courses will be available for EOD.

Start times: from 10.30 to 12.30.


Course              Distance / Climb / Controls / Descriptions
1 Brown               10.0km   250m      26c    Pictorial             (Double-sided map)
2 Blue                    7.4km    140m      21c     Pictorial             (Double-sided map)
3 Green                 5.0km    125m      17c     Pictorial
4 Short Green      3.3km      85m      13c     Pictorial
5 Light Green      3.7km     160m      14c     Pictorial
6 Orange              3.2km     105m     10c     Pictorial & Text
7 Yellow               2.4km       70m     12c     Text
8 White                 1.7km      40m     10c     Text

West Midland Championships: Any West Midlands Orienteering Association member wishing to be eligible for the West Midlands Championships need to enter the relevant colour coded course for their age group details of which can be found on this link:

Map: 1:10,000 with 5m contours on waterproof paper and now with 2021 LiDAR based contours. ISOM 2017-2 map by Bruce Bryant with significant revisions in 2023. The 2019 map is on Routegadget here

Terrain: Mature deciduous and coniferous woodland, with good contour detail and generally very runnable. OD's best area often used for Level A events such as the Midland Championships or the British Night Champs.

COVID: Please do not come if you have symptoms of Covid-19, or suspect you may have it.

Safety and Risk:
A risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If you have a high risk medical condition you want organisers to be aware of please leave details at enquiries in a sealed envelope with your name on it. You can use this medical form. Envelopes will only be opened if required for a medical emergency. Unopened envelopes should be collected after the event. Any unclaimed envelopes will be destroyed after the event.
An emergency number for the day is printed on the map. First aid and details of the nearest A&E hospital will be available in the assembly area.

British Orienteering has an agreed national guidance policy on the taking of photographs at events. If you are unsure about agreed acceptable practise please speak to the event organiser.

Privacy & Personal Data:
When entering events your personal details (name, age, gender, club) will appear in the results section on this website. It may also be used to trace missing runners and hired SI cards.

Organiser:           Richard Gardner 
Planner:              Alistair Landels
Controller:          Richard Lewis (WRE)


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  • Sun, 02 Apr 2023 10:30

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