SportIdent electronic punching will be used as usual but for the first time controls will be SIAC enabled for all three events.
This year, Springtime in Shropshire are having some very special and unique medals produced for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the winners of the 3 days combined. Details of the medals, scoring and eligibility are here.
Day 1 Shrewsbury Urban Event
The Shrewsbury event forms part of the UK Urban League. The classes/courses being provided are the standard UK Urban League classes/courses as detailed in the table below.
Entry via the Fabian Online system will be by the class name e.g. Open Men, Veteran Men 40+, Super Veteran Men 55+, etc.
(M18, M20, M21, M35)
(M40, M45, M50)
(W18, W20, W21, W35)
|MSV||Super Veteran Men|
(W40, W45, W50)
|MUV||Ultra Veteran Men|
|Super Veteran Women|
|MSV||Hyper Veteran Men|
(M75, M80, M85)
|Ultra Veteran Women|
Hyper Veteran Women
(W75, W80, W85)
|MYJ||Young Junior Men|
|Young Junior Women|
Day 2 Brown Clee
Day 2 on Brown Clee incorporates the Midlands Area Championships and forms part of the UKOL.
The age classes/course combinations being provided are as recommended by BOF for a Major Championship and are listed in the table below.
To be eligible to win one of the Midlands Area Championship trophies you must be a member of British Orienteering, registered via one of the clubs which are part of the WMOA, EMOA or EAOA and enter your appropriate E/L/A Age Class. Competitors may run up a Class. This will then make them eligible for the Midland Area Championship in that class as long as they satisfy the other requirements given above.
To score UKOL points, you must be a member of British Orienteering and enter your appropriate E/L/A Age Class.
For competitors not wishing to compete in the Midland Area Championships or UKOL you may enter your Age Class Short course or one of the colour coded courses of your choice.
M35L, M40L, M21L
|M55L, M18L, M20L
|M35S, M40S||W20E, W18E
M50S, M55S, M20S, M18S
W21S, W20L, W18L, W16A
W40S, W45S, W50S
W20S, W18S, W55S, W60S
W65S, W70S, W75S
|12||Very Short Green|
|W14A, W16B||15||Light Green|
|M12A, M14B||W12A, W14B||16||Orange|
Day 3 The Wrekin
Day 3 is a Middle Distance event on The Wrekin which forms part of the UKOL.
The age classes/course combinations being provided are as suggested by BOF for a Middle Distance event except that there will be two Blue courses and two Green courses to accommodate the large number of competitors expected and are listed in the table below.
If you wish to compete in the UKOL you must enter on the Fabian online entry system using your correct Age Class not the colour of the course.
For competitors not wishing to compete in the UKOL you may enter one of the colour coded courses of your choice.
|Classes Men||Classes Women||Course||Colour|
|M21, M35, M40, M18, M20||1||Black|
|M45, M50||W21, W18, W20||2||Brown|
|M55||W35, W40||3||Blue 1|
|M60, M16||4||Blue 2|
|M65, M70||5||Green Men|
|W16, W45, W50||6||Green Women|
|M75, M80, M85||W55, W60, W65||7||Short Green|
|W70, W75, W80, W85||8||Very Short Green|
There will be a free string course provided on Days 2 and 3.