POTOC Events

POTOC host a range of local events throughout the year. These events are perfect for beginners and club orienteers of different standards.

The events listed below are open to everyone, so why not come along and give orienteering a try? There are always plenty of people who will be on hand to offer advice and support should it be required.

New to Orienteering? Want to know more? Click Here to learn more about the sport and how to get involved.

 

Event details for the calendar year are shown below:


Alsager (Winter Urban Activity Series)

Date : Saturday 12th January 2019

Start Times : 11am - 11.45am

Post Code : ST7 2HP

Event Type: 45 min Score, with equal points ( 10 ) for each control and a penalty of 10 points for each minute or part minute over the 45 minutes .

Cost : FREE

Event Information :

Start and Car Parking – Alsager School & Lesuire Centre car park, Hassall Road , ST7 2HP. From the WEST on Crewe Rd , Hassall Rd. is a left turn about 0.5 mile from the edge of town. From East, via Talke/ Kidsgrove, Hassall Rd. is a right hand turn about 0.7 mile from Town centre traffic next to Asda. On Hassall Rd. turn right after 0.3 mile .
Social afterwards – At The Plough Inn (Fayre Square pub) , Crewe Rd , ST7 2JN. This is on W. edge of town at about 0.7 mile .

U -16 : - To be accompanied by adult.

Control Sites are located at a feature on the map and will be marked with a small bright coloured sticker on a prominent feature such as a Lamppost .Each sticker will have a control Identification LETTER and code NUMBER.The competitor has to note down the NUMBER each time a control is located. This will be on the back of the map next to the Control Descriptions. Registration will be from the planners vehicle, with the Start and Finish very close or at the Vehicle .

Participants will be expected to bring a pen, High Viz top and torch ( NIGHT ONLY ) and of course a watch.

No formal results (to conform with BOF rules), but we will produce an informal list of scores.

Please Contact POTOC or confirm on our Facebook Page if you are planning on attending this event, so that enough maps can be printed.


Apedale

Date : Saturday 16th February 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Bathpool

Date : Saturday 9th March 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Ladderedge

Date : Saturday 13th April 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Parkhall (Level c)

Date : Sunday 12th May 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Brown, Blue, Green, Short Green, Light Green, Orange, Yellow and White

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Longton and Florence

Date : Saturday 1st June 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Tunstall & Burslem

Date : Saturday 15th June 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Central Forest Park

Date : Saturday 29th June 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Biddulph Grange

Date : Saturday 20th July 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Festival Park

Date : Saturday 27th July 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Brough Park Score Event and BBQ

Date : Sunday 25th August 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Whitfield Valley (Relays)

Date : Sunday 22th September 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code : 

Typical Courses Available: Usual Age Classes

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Leek Urban

Date : Sunday 27th October 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


 

Downs Banks

Date : Saturday 23rd November 2019

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

 

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


 

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Alsager

Saturday 12th January 2019

Sat Nav: ST7 2HP

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Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park

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