Organizers: Emily Secord (Course Planner), Pam James (Controller)

Emily Secord and Pam James (Co-Event Directors),

The 2019 Bluenose Classic Middle distance event will take place on Sunday, October 27th at Long Lake Provincial Park at 799 St. Margaret's Bay Road (SMBR) parking lot.

Parking: there is limited parking at the SMBR parking lot, additional free public parking can be found at 1311 Prospect Road, parking is also permitted along SMBR as signage indicates (all tires must be off the pavement).

Transit: Halifax Transit route 22 stops in front of the SMBR parking lot.

Registration: Please pre-register on this page or by email to Jared Goad at (jgoad@recreationns.ns.ca) by October 22, 2019. Please include full names, course/category, and SI number (or rental) for all individuals entering. Event day registration will be available from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.

If this is your first event of the year or you have not yet paid for the event or you are not pre-registered you must go to registration at the carpool parking lot at 1311 Prospect Rd before proceeding to the event check-in a the SMBR parking lot.

If you have previously submitted a waiver form for 2019 and are pre-registered and are paid (from Saturday’s event) you may proceed to event check in at SMBR parking lot.

PLEASE MONITOR THIS SITE FOR ANY CHANGES.

NOTE: A limited number of maps will be available on race day. Please pre-register to prevent disappointment.

First event of the season? Speed up registration by printing your membership and waiver form, and completing them in advance (available on OANS website, see below, under Files).

Standard OANS fee for Events

Pre-registered

Race Day

Youth (<18)

$5

$10

Adult

$10

$15

Family/ Wayfarer

$15

$20

Organized Groups*

(*Cadets, Scouts, Youth Groups, etc)

$5/participant

$8/participant

SI Rentals: $3 per person, per event. Replacement fee $45

Discount of $5 for those who pay for both events at the 2-person Relay on Saturday Oct 26th at McDonald Sport Park.

Start: Staggered starts begin at 11:00am. A start list will be posted by 8:00pm on October 25, 2019 on the OANS website (see below); participants registering on race day will be provided start times at registration.

MIDDLE DISTANCE: Point-to-point. A technical forest course, where controls are visited in numerical order. This event will follow ‘A’ meet standards, meaning the event will have a full range of age classes and courses available. The terrain is quite technical, with a mix of rock features, trails, marshes, and subtle (and not-so-subtle) contours. Full leg cover is recommended, as there can be thick vegetation. Course closure: 3:30pm.

Middle Course

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Technical Difficulty

1

2

3

3

4

5

5

5

Categories

M10

F10

Open 1

M11-12

F11-12

Open 2

F13-14

M13-14

F15-16S

M15-16S

Open 3

F15-16

M15-16

F17-18S

Open 4

M75+

F75+

F80+

M80+

F85+

M85+

F90+

M90+

Open 5

F17-18

F45+

F55+

M65+

F65+

F21S

F19-20S

M17-20S

Open 6

M17-18

F19-20

F21E

F35+

M45+

M55+

M21S

Open 7

M19-20

M21E

M35+

RWT* for Middle

20-25

20-25

20-25

25-30

30-35

30-35

30(Elite)

35 (others)

30(Elite)

35 (others)

Map Scale

7500

7500

10000

10000

7500

7500

10000

10000

*Recommended Winning Time

Map: Long Lake, Cotirta Marian (2019), 1:7500 and 1:10000

Dogs: For safety reasons, dogs or other animals will not be permitted on the courses however are welcome with spectators (with the exception of start, finish and registration areas) if appropriately leashed.

For further information please contact:

Jared Goad at jgoad@recreationns.ns.ca

OANS WEBSITE: www.orienteeringns.ca


2019 Bluenose Classic Middle Bulletin

Registration

If this is your first event of the year and/or you have not yet paid for the event, you must register at the carpool parking lot at 1311 Prospect Rd before proceeding to the event check-in at the St. Margaret’s Bay Rd (SMBR) parking lot 799 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd.

If you have previously submitted a waiver form for 2019 and are paid (from Saturday’s event) you may proceed to event check-in/download at the SMBR parking lot.

Safety

The course opens at 11am and closes at 3:30pm. This means all participants must return to download by this time; otherwise a search will be initiated.

The course time limit is 1h30, meaning each participant should return to the download no later than 1h30 after their individual start time; otherwise they will be disqualified as over time.

The safety bearing for the course is North (follow the red arrow on your compass).This will take participants out to the St. Margaret’s Bay Road, at which point they should head West (turn left) to return to download.

Swimming is prohibited. Participants will not be required to cross any paved roads or lakes for their course.

Flagging will be present on Course 1 where trails are not obvious to help guide participants to the next control. Please do not remove flagging tape.

Emergency

For emergencies please contact 911.

For non-emergency event issues please call Emily Secord 902-220-9709.

Race Procedure

Participants must register and pay at registration.

(Exception: participants who paid on Oct 26th may proceed directly to event check-in/download at SMBR parking lot)

Participants must check-in at the download.

Participants must carry watch, whistle and compass.

Be sure to CLEAR and CHECK your SI stick.

Participants should proceed to the start box to arrive there at least 4 mins before their given start time.

Participants with no start time, and participants who have missed their assigned start time shall proceed to the start area and enter the “late start/same-day registration” line. You will be assigned a start time as one becomes available.

Upon completion or abandonment of the course ALL participants shall proceed to download.

Rented SI sticks shall be returned or the participant will be charged a $45 replacement fee.

Upon event completion, medals will be awarded to standard Classes. Ribbons will be awarded to Short and Open classes.

Start Procedure

4 min prior to start – present yourself at start boxes for check-in;

3 min prior – enter start box, whistle check;

2 min prior – receive control descriptions if desired;

1 min prior receive map/Course 1-3 may view map;

at start beep, punch start and proceed to start triangle.

If late/no start time, do NOT enter start boxes – proceed to late start lineup and await instructions.



Location

Course Registration

Registration is Closed

F10

Course 1 for individual female 10 and under

M10

Course 1 for individual male 10 and under

F11-12

Course 2 for individual female 11-12 yrs

Entries (2)
Evie Hall
Leah Joudrey

M11-12

Course 2 for individual male 11-12 yrs

F13-14

Course 3 for individual female 13-14 yrs

M13-14

Course 3 for individual male 13-14 yrs

F15-16

Course 4 for individual female 15-16 yrs

Entries
Lily Hall

M15-16

Course 4 for individual male 15-16 yrs

F15-16S

A shorter alternative, Course 3 for individual female 15-16 yrs

M15-16S

A shorter alternative, Course 3 for individual male 15-16 yrs

F17-18

Course 6 for individual female 17-18 yrs

M17-18

Course 7 for individual male 17-18 yrs

F17-18S

A shorter alternative, Course 4 for individual female 17-18 yrs

F19-20

Course 7 for individual female 19-20 yrs

M19-20

Course 8 for individual male 19-20 yrs

F19-20S

A shorter alternative, Course 6 for individual female 19-20 yrs

M17-20S

A shorter alternative, Course 6 for individual male 17-20 yrs

F21E

Course 7 for elite individual female 21+ yrs

M21E

Course 8 for elite individual male 21+ yrs

F21S

A shorter alternative, Course 6 for individual female 21+ yrs

M21S

A shorter alternative, Course 7 for individual male 21+ yrs

F35+

Course 7 for individual female 35+ yrs

M35+

Course 8 for individual male 35+ yrs

F45+

Course 6 for individual female 45+ yrs

M45+

Course 7 for individual male 45+ yrs

Entries
Paul Bottomley

F55+

Course 6 for individual female 55+ yrs

M55+

Course 7 for individual male 55+ yrs

Entries
Stephen Martin

F65+

Course 6 for individual female 65+ yrs

M65+

Course 6 for individual male 65+ yrs

Entries
Jim Blanchard

F75+

Course 5 for individual female 75+ yrs

M75+

Course 5 for individual male 75+ yrs

F80+

Course 5 for individual female 80+ yrs

M80+

Course 5 for individual male 80+ yrs

F85+

Course 5 for individual female 85+ yrs

M85+

Course 5 for individual male 85+ yrs

Entries
Jim HOYLE

F90+

Course 5 for individual female 90+ yrs

M90+

Course 5 for individual male 90+ yrs

Open 1

Course 1 for any individual or group

Open 2

Course 2 for any individual or group

Open 3

Course 3 for any individual or group

Entries
Brendan Kimura

Open 4

Course 4 for any individual or group

Open 5

Course 5 for any individual or group

Open 6

Course 6 for any individual or group

Open 7

Course 7 for any individual or group

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