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Northern Night Cup 3 - Roseisle North (MOR)

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Wednesday 19th December 2018

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Monday 19th November 2018
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Monday 17th December 2018
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42 Participants
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Senior Member   £6.00   
Senior Non-Member   £7.00   
Junior / Student Member   £3.00   
Junior / Student Non-Member   £4.00   
the Organiser,

The 2018 - 2019 night orienteering season is here!

Season 4 will feature 4 new NNC venues, with a focus on technical challenge.

The MOR events include a Short course, though this is not included in the series.

Huge thanks to INVOC, Moravian and BASOC orienteering clubs who have all agreed to host 2 events each. NNC is 100% powered by local orienteering volunteers - thanks to everyone who makes it possible!


Location of Event:  Roseisle North 


57° 41' 56.562" N, 3° 28' 58.8468" W

See map: Google Maps

Event Timings

Registration Times:         17:45 - 18:45

Start Times:                      18:00 - 19:00

Courses Close at:             20:00


Event Details

Entry on the night will be available, but map numbers will be limited, so please enter online.


Follow the B9089 into Burghead down St Aethans Road and continue onto Grant Street whereupon Seller Street is the first on the left after the war memorial.

Registration is situated in the Small Hall, Burghead Community Hall, Sellar Street, Burghead IV30 5UL.  The Small Hall is entered from the side door entrance. 


There is plenty of parking on the street around the Community Hall but please be aware of that some of the residential streets of Burghead are narrow.  

Nearest Toilets

There are toilets available in Burghead Community Hall

Safety Information

  • All Competitors take part at their own risk and choose a course that matches their experience and fitness
  • You MUST report to Download by Course Closing Time even if you do not finish.
  • Competitors are advised to carry a spare torch and whistle
  • The safety bearing is NW, additionally the old railway line bisects the forest and is a useful line feature to follow N to safety
  • Competitors are advised to notify the organiser of any relevant high risk medical conditions
  • Take care crossing the road and juniors to be accompanied by an adult.

Start and Finish Information

Start and Finish are on the football playing field, this will be signed and taped from the Community Hall and is approximately 500m from Assembly.

Courses available: 

Terrain Description

The event is at the less-frequently-used (for orienteering) northern end of the forest, which contains the most physically and technically challenging terrain: the biggest and steepest dunes are in the coastal strip while further inland there are areas of lower visibility forest containing smaller dunes and knolls.

Please be aware there may be some debris from old fires remaining in some of the small depressions near the beach area, this could include wire, nails etc.


Please be aware that some features are not marked on the map:

  • Overhead power lines
  • Playground equipment in the playing fields
  • Beach hardware

Courses (Colours and Lengths)

Short (TD2/Yellow)  1.9km, 50m climb

Medium (TD4)    3.1km, 90m climb

Long (TD5)         4.6km, 110m climb           

Competitors are requested to respect any other users in the forest

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Event Prices

Adults £6 

Juniors £3 

The above prices include BOF membership discount 

Adult beginners running the Yellow course pay £3 

Add £1 for non BOF/SOA members



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