Meet Director: Chris Birks
Course Setters: Charlie Shahbazian
||Registration and Start
(Maximum time on course: **1
Cost: (per individual or team)
(We suggest a maximum of four people per group.)
The orienteering meet at Arie Crown on Oct 5 will be somewhat
different from the past but sure to be a blast. This event will
be a One Hour Score Meet.
There will be approximately 30 controls located in the forest and
trails. The participants will have 1 hour to collect as many points
as possible. The harder a control is to get, the more points it
will be worth, with the easiest worth 1 point and the most challenging
worth 3. The point value will be indicated on the clue sheet. Bring
a watch to keep track of the time -- there is a THREE POINT PER
MINUTE penalty for going over one hour.
This will be traditional pin punch only (no E-punch). Pre-register
in order to receive a pre-marked map; if you register day-of, you'll
need to allow time for copying controls from the master map to your
Take I-55 (Stevenson Expwy.) 13 miles southwest of the Loop. Exit
at LaGrange Road (aka US-45, Exit 279B), and go north about a half mile
to the northern entrance to the forest preserve on your left. Look
for the orange and white orienteering signs to direct you to the
Take the Metra train from Union Station which leaves at 9:30 a.m.
Get off at La Grange Road and walk or bike south to the forest preserve
(4 miles walk/bike).