NYSSRA SKI ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS, FEB. 23-24, 2019
This will be a 2 day competition with prizes awarded to the male and female finishers with the lowest combined times for the 2 races in 3 age categories (under 20, 20-49 and over 50 years) per course. Racers who can compete in one event only will not qualify for prizes but are of course more than welcome to participate!
Please email Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend so we’re sure to have enough maps; include the courses you plan to race, your SI number, your age plus any questions you may have.
Entry fees: $20 per race or $35 for 2 races. Fee includes daily trail pass. Please pay fee at Ski-O registration.
Saturday – Mt. van Hoevenburg
Course Setter – David Hunter
Registration 9-10 am in the cross-country lounge; Start window 10 – noon
Courses: Introductory (2 km; 5 controls)
Short (6 km; 9 controls)
Long (11 km; 14 controls)
Map Scale 1:10,000 for Intro and Short Courses; 1:11,000 for Long; 5 m. contour interval
Maximum Course Time 3 hours; Courses close at 3 pm.
One way arrows on map MUST be adhered to. One way trail signs may be disregarded but please take special care to avoid oncoming skiers when skiing against regular traffic flow, especially on hills. A Citizens’ cross country race will be starting at 1 pm; if you find yourself on the race course please keep to the side of the trail and avoid interfering with other racers.
Sunday – Dewey Mountain Recreational Area, Saranac Lake
Course Setter – Phil Hawkes-Teeter
Registration 9-10 am; Start window 10 – noon
Map 1:5000; 2.5 m contour interval
Courses: Introductory (2.5 km; 7 controls; 1 map)
Short (4 km; 11 controls; 2 maps)
Long (5 km; 14 controls; 2 maps)
Maximum course time 2 hours; Courses close at 2 pm.
All controls will be placed on main trails. Snowshoe trails may be used for navigation. One way trail signs may be disregarded but please take special care to avoid oncoming skiers when skiing against regular traffic flow, especially on steep downhills.