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News General 2018/19 Events Rules Results Results Archive Forum

The Essex and Suffolk Schools Orienteering League (ESSOL)

News

Results for the Chalknry Woods event are below.

General Information

The Schools League Co-ordinator is Essex Straggler Julie Laver. Please send any ideas or feedback to Julie at julieannlaver@btinternet.com or telephone 01206 826152.

The League is run by the Essex Stragglers Orienteering Society in conjunction with our neighbours the Suffolk Orienteering Club (SuffOC).

ESSOL events are open to all young people of Junior or Senior School or Sixth Form age. You can compete individually, represent a school, youth group or club or do both.

Trophies are presented at the end of the season to each boy and girl with the best score in each combined year group (3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12/13) and to the best scoring school.

Free membership of SOS is available to all Schools, Youth Groups and Clubs which fall within the SOS catchments area (i.e. mid and North Essex) - details are here. The SUFFOC juniors page is here.

2018/19 Events

30 Sep 2018Thorndon SouthHAVOCResults
14 Oct 2018ChalkneySOSResults
25 Nov 2018Rowney Warren WAOCDetails
9 Dec 2018The BroaksSOS
6 Jan 2019 Bedfords ParkHAVOC
10 Feb 2019Knettishall HeathSUFFOC
17 Feb 2019Danbury CommonSOS
31 Mar 2019HockleySOS
16 Jun 2019The NazeSOS
https://www.waoc.org.uk/events/rowney-warren-2018-11-25

Please note these are preliminary fixtures and participants are advised to check Club websites before travelling -
http://stragglers.info   http://www.suffoc.co.uk    http://www.orienteering-havoc.co.uk   http://www.waoc.org.uk

League Rules

Events
The competition consists of a mimimum 8 events held during the school year (September to July). The majority will be hosted by SOS or SUFFOC, and the remainder by adjacent East Anglian orienteering clubs.

Eligibility
ESSOL events are open to all young people of School age in the catchment areas of SOS, SUFFOC, WAOC and HAVOC clubs. Competitors can represent a school, youth group or club.

Courses
Competitors compete in the following classes and should normally enter the course appropriate to their age -
School Year ClassColour Coded Course
Years 3 & 4WhiteControls on paths with a control at every junction about 1.5 km.
Years 5 & 6WhiteControls on paths with a control at every junction about 1.5 km.
Years 7 & 8YellowControls on obvious line features no route choice about 2km.
Years 9 & 10OrangeControls on prominent point and contour features route choice about 3 km.
Years 11 & 12 Light GreenControls on any feature significant route choice about 3-4km.
Year 13GreenControls on any feature significant route choice about 4-5km.

Competitors and their teachers, leaders and parents are responsible for ensuring that the correct course is entered, but the scoring scheme adjusts for those who run a different course. Competitors normally run as individuals, but those lacking experience may run as part of a pair.

Scoring
The winner of each class (boys and girls separately) is awarded 100 points.
Other competitors in the same class are awarded    Winner's time (in seconds)   
Competitor's time (in seconds)
x 100 points.

Competitors running up one course (e.g. a Year 8 running the Orange course) will receive 110% of the points above.
Competitors running up two courses (e.g. a Year 6 running the Orange course) will receive 120% of the points above. They may run up more than two classes but would still only score a maximum of 120%.
Competitors running down one course (e.g. a Year 11 running the Orange course) will receive 90% of the points above.
Competitors running as a pair will each receive 75% of the points above, based on the class of the older member of the team with a default to the lower time if a mixed pair.
Competitors running in groups of three or more or with adult (or other) help do not score.
A related adult or supervising person who wishes to run the same course as the competitor must leave at least 10 minutes after the competitor has started their run before setting off on their own run for white and yellow courses, and at least 15 minutes for other courses.
Competitors having a second run on the day must declare themselves non-competitive for the second course and will not receive points for the second run, and neither will any partner who runs with them.

Teams
There is no limit on the number of competitors from any school, youth group or club at any ESSOL event.
The team points score for each ESSOL event will be the sum of the best 6 individuals representing that team at that event.

Individual Awards
A trophy will be presented to each boy and girl in each school year group class (3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12/13) who has the highest cumulative points score from his or her best 5 results.
A certificate will be presented to each boy and girl who wins their year group course at each event and to those who score at least 100 points cumulative during the league season.

Whole Team Trophy
A trophy will be presented to the team which has the highest cumulative points score from their best 5 results.

Junior Team award
An award will be presented to the team which has the highest cumulative points score in the Y3/4 & Y5/6 categories from their best 5 team results.

Senior Team award
An award will be presented to the team which has the highest cumulative points score in the Y7+ categories from their best 5 team results.

Start Times
Competitors from the same team on the same course must have start at least 4 minutes apart.

Registration
Competitors must include the following details when registering for an event -
Full Name
School Year (e.g. Year 6)
Team Name.

Disputes
Every effort is made to avoid mistakes or omissions but should any be found then please email the details to the ESSOL co-ordinator.
The decision made by the ESSOL co-ordinator is FINAL.

2018/19 Results

NameSchoolYearThorndon
South
ChalkneyRowney
Warren
The
Broaks
Bedfords
Park
Knett-
ishall
Danbury
Common
HockleyThe
Naze
Total
best 5
scores
30th
Sep
14th
Oct
25th
Nov
9th
Dec
6th
Jan
10th
Feb
17th
Feb
31st
Mar
16th
Jun
Year 3/4 Boys
Charlie Maule-LidburyChalkwell Hall360100160
Alexander DarwinPerse Prep3100100
 
Year 3/4 Girls
 
Year 5/6 Boys
Ben MartinSt Andrews610142143
Roy HanPerse Prep5100100
 
Year 5/6 Girls
Hebe DarwinPerse Prep6120120
Abigail PrinceSt Andrews5110110
 
Year 7/8 Boys
Matthew TrevelyanBrentwood School810060160
Ben PartridgeHedingham811049159
Oliver PrinceHedingham8110110
Thomas WalkerThe Ramsey7100100
 
Year 7/8 Girls
Amelie PattersonThe Ramsey74896144
Taylor GoodingNotley High710039139
 
Year 9 /10 Boys
Thomas MartinHedingham9110110220
Kevin HanPerse96565
Tullio Acanfora106464
Samuel LeeBrentwood104848
 
Year 9 /10 Girls
Alesha LoweStowmarket High10110110220
Heather TrevelyanBrentwood School1087100187
Janie HortonBrentwood School94069109
Lucy WalkerCCHSG109090
Kate Bowie-BrittonBrentwood School107979
 
Year 11/12/13 Boys
 
Year 11/12/13 Girls
Maisie Waller-ToyneTLA11110110
Emma Bowie-BrittonBrentwood School118585
 
TEAM TROPHY (Whole School)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
Brentwood School439229668
Hedingham 220269489
Perse Prep320320
St Andrews101152253
The Ramsey48196244
Stowmarket High110110220
Chalkwell Hall60100160
Notley High10039139
TLA110110
CCHSG9090
The Perse6565
 
TEAM COMPETITION (Junior School Up to Y6)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
Perse Prep320320
St Andrews101152253
Chalkwell Hall60100160
 
TEAM COMPETITION (Senior School Y7+)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
Brentwood School439229668
Hedingham 220269489
The Ramsey48196244
Stowmarket High110110220
Notley High10039139
TLA110110
CCHSG9090
The Perse6565

 


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