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In Association with Suffolk Orienteering Club


News General 2014/15 Events Rules 2014/15 Results Results Archive Forum

The Essex and Suffolk Schools Orienteering League (ESSOL)

News

Results have been updated after the first 2014/15 event at the Broaks.

General Information

The Schools League Co-ordinator is Essex Straggler Julie Laver. Please send any ideas or feedback to Julie at julie.laver@virgin.net 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. Details of SUFFOC membership are here.

2014/15 Events

ESSOL fixtures for this season (subject to change) -
12 Oct 2014Broaks WoodSOSResults
2 Nov 2014Mildenhall NorthWAOCDetails
9 Nov 2014Langdon HillsHAVOCDetails
30 Nov 2014West HarlingSUFFOC
11 Jan 2015Belhus WoodsHAVOC
18 Jan 2015Pods WoodSOS
25 Jan 2015KnettishallSUFFOC
22 Mar 2015Writtle ForestSOS
17 May 2015Hylands ParkSOS
14 Jun 2015Wigh WoodsSOS

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.
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.

2014/15 Results

NameSchoolYearThe
Broaks
Milden-
hall N
Langdon
Hills
West
Harling
Belhus
Woods
Pods
Wood
Knett-
ishall
Writtle
Forest
Hylands
Park
High-
woods
Total
best 5
scores
12th
Oct
2nd
Nov
9th
Nov
30th
Nov
11th
Jan
18th
Jan
25th
Jan
22nd
Mar
17th
May
14th
June
Y3/4 Boys
Sebastian PoterSt Andrews Halstead3100100
Theo Steventon-BarnesSt Marys Woodbridge37777
Oliver PrinceSt Andrews Halstead47272
Ben PartridgeSt Andrews Halstead45656
Jamie HartnupSt Andrews Halstead45454
Ryan SkeetSt Andrews Halstead33737
Thomas WalkerSt Andrews Halstead33737
 
Y3/4 Girls
Daisy HarringtonSt Andrews Halstead4100100
 
Y5/6 Boys
Daniel HagueMorley Memorial6110110
Harrison DixeySt Andrews Halstead5100100
Barney Steventon-BarnesSt Marys Woodbridge59292
Ben Styman-HeightonSt Andrews Halstead67575
Zac PoterSt Andrews Halstead56363
Joel HullSt Andrews Halstead65858
Luca TufnelSt Andrews Halstead55151
Louis DoveSt Andrews Halstead54949
 
Y5/6 Girls
Evie AmosSt Andrews Halstead5100100
Rosy BirdSt Andrews Halstead57272
Lucy WarlandIxworth 67272
Amy SkeetSt Andrews Halstead55959
Isobel PetersSt Andrews Halstead54040
Charlotte CaswellSt Andrews Halstead54040
 
Year 7/8 Boys
Valentine IvanovBrentwood School83434
Robbie WoolertonBrentwood School83232
Alfie Truman-WilliamsBrentwood School72929
 
Year 7/8 Girls
Maisie Waller-ToyneTLA76969
 
Year 9/10 Boys
Thomas LockThe Ramsey Academy10120120
Mathew ClarkeThe Perse9114114
Callum TurnerThe Ramsey Academy10106106
Luke CooperBrentwood School109292
Elliot MooreBrentwood School107979
James CromartyBrentwood School105050
 
Year 9/10 Girls
Daisy PartridgeHedingham9120120
Chloe CracknellHedingham9110110
Emma GoodenThe Ramsey Academy10100100
Abi DuncanThe Ramsey Academy99090
Georgia GowerThe Ramsey Academy108888
Lucy EdwardsThe Ramsey Academy107878
Kaitlyn DraperThe Ramsey Academy106060
Cerys Wrigley-MossHedingham95656
Victoria LoveHedingham93535
 
Year 11/12/13 Boys
Tim HarrisonThe Perse11120120
John-Henry LoveHedingham11110110
Josh PartridgeHedingham118181
Charlie BixbyFarlingaye High138080
Oliver SmithHedingham117474
Joseph PowersHedingham116262
Harry HaywardFarlingaye High136060
Nick HarrisonFarlingaye High135858
Olly ChidwickFarlingaye High125454
Hamish KadirkamanathanBrentwood School125151
Zachary WardFarlingaye High133131
 
Year 11/12/13 Girls
Harriet VinterHedingham116767
Laura SmithHedingham116666
Lauren RamseyFarlingaye High135656
Mia WebbDebenham High114343
Ellie HowardDebenham High114343
 
TEAM TROPHY (Whole School)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
The Ramsey College582582
Hedingham562562
St Andrews Halstead547547
Farlingaye High339339
Brentwood School338338
The Perse234234
St Marys Woodbridge169169
Morley Memorial110110
Debenham8686
Ixworth7272
Thomas Lord Auderly6969
TEAM COMPETITION (Junior School Up to Y6)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
St Andrews Halstead547547
St Marys Woodbridge169169
Morley Memorial110110
Ixworth7272
 
TEAM COMPETITION (Senior School Y7+)
Sum of the best 6 individual results from each of the best 5 event results
The Ramsey College582582
Hedingham562562
Farlingaye High339339
Brentwood School338338
The Perse234234
Debenham8686
Thomas Lord Auderly6969

 


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