Friday 10th September

PWT Sprint Qualification and open races in Scone Palace - mixture of parkland and fast forest. 
This will be the qualifying race for the Park World Tour International on the Saturday.
You MUST enter this if you wish to try and qualify for the final.

The M/W winning time will be approximately 14/15 minutes.

Competition arena

Scone Palace – 6km from Event Centre

Starts

Schools – 11:00 to 12:00
PWT invites – 13:00 to 14:00
PWT Open Qualification - 14:30 to 18:00

Travel

PWT Invites – bus departs Event Centre at 11:30 and 11:50.
Directions - http://www.multimap.com/s/tv05ZAAB
Follow signs to car parking.

Map

1:5000, 5m Contour Intervals.
Mapped by Deeside Orienteering and Leisure Maps, Jon Musgrave.
Updated 2010 by Oleg Chepelin.

Embargo area

Scone Palace and Perth Race Course

Terrain Description

The area is fast going parkland which includes area of open forest, grass land and buildings. There are a few gradual slopes and the ground is generally firm and dry.

Control Descriptions

Controls descriptions will be printed on the map.  Separate control descriptions will be available in the pre-start.

Course Planner/Controller

Graeme Ackland (Planner), Colin Eades (Controller)

Course Information

Men Open (length, climb, winning time) TBC in Bulletin 2
Women Open (length, climb, winning time) TBC in Bulletin 2

Radio Controls

There will be 2 radio controls on the Men Open and Women Open courses.

Refreshments

Water will be provided at the Finish areas.

Start Area

Both the start and finish area will be at the assembly area.

Start Interval

PWT Invites – 1 minute start interval.
PWT Open Qualification – free punching start, minimum 30 second interval.

Starting Order

PWT Invites – World Ranking.
PWT Open Qualification – free start.

Number Bibs

Number bibs will be available at the pre-start and must be worn

Posted: 10th Mar 10

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