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Event 7 2015 -2016 PDF Print E-mail
CYPRUS SERVICES ORIENTEERING LEAGUE – EVENT NO 7 –  SUNDAY 28 FEBRUARY 16
 
1. The seventh event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2015-2016 Season, will be held on Sunday 28th February 2016 and will take place in Sia – Ayia Varvara area.
 
2. For map printing purposes, please inform the undersigned by Wednesday 24th February 2016 if you will have more than ten persons from your unit competing.
 
3. Details of the event are as follows:
 
Event Details
 
Date: Sunday 28th February 2016
 
Location: Sia – Ayia Varvara area
 
Travel: Traveling from Nicosia: Come off the Nicosia-Limassol highway at the Mosphiloti turn off and go along the old Nicosia-Limassol road to Mosphiloti. At the Mosphiloti junction, turn right for Sia and go over the highway towards Sia.
 
Traveling from Limassol: Come off the highway at the Sia/Mosphiloti exit and then turn left for Sia.
Once on the Sia road, drive through Sia and go out along the road towards Mathiatis for several kilometres till you come to an orienteering sign. Parking will be beside the road.
 
Timings: Registration will be available from 0945 hrs and the course will be open from 1000 hrs. Last start will be at 1145 hrs and the course will close at 1245 hrs.
 
Courses: Two courses will be available:
 
BLACK Course - A difficult technical course of approximately 3.2 kms
 
RED Course            - A less technical course of approximately 2.5 kms.
 
Terrain: Nice countryside with very hilly terrain and a few tracks.
 
Map: The 1:7,500 ‘SIA-AGIA VARVARA’ Map drawn by Mr Georgi Hadhzimitev and Valentin Garkov in 2015, with base map by Mr Michalis Savvides will be used. Maps will be pre-marked. Loose control descriptions will be available. A sample of the map is shown below:

Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is highly recommended.
 
Facilities: There no toilets or facilities near the start or finish areas.  Competitors are please advised to arrange to bring their own water and refreshments.
 
WEATHER! If a Thunderstorm Risk Warnings is in place, the event will be postponed. In the event of inclement weather please call 99383423 before setting off, to ensure the event is taking place.
 
3. Further information, if required, may be obtained from the undersigned at the above contact numbers or 
e-mail.
 
Diana Bridger
 
 
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