Orienteering: Final event of the season
The final orienteering event, Annual club meeting, and picnic is
this Sunday. See announcement below.
If anyone is not competiting and able to help pour beverages
during the event please let me know "tedgood@...". See you
and Potluck Picnic
Location: Jug Bay
Date: Sunday, June 3, 2007
Meet director: Ted Good acting
Course designer: Peggy Dickison
Picnic coordinator: Heidi Onkst
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
10:30 am Registration opens
11:30 am Registration Closes
11:30 am Annual Meeting
Voting for Board members.
12:00 Mass Start for `The Chase'
Beverages for your selection: Beer, Soda, or Water
Post Chase :Annual PICNIC and AWARDS CEREMONY
1. Recognition of course setters/meet directors-- 2nd half
2. Club Ranking Winners .
4. Volunteer Award.
QOC will provide beverages, desserts and paper goods. People
should bring picnic foods to share. A charcoal grill will be
available and BBQing is encouraged! There will be some chairs but you
may want to bring one if you have it.
NO PETS allowed in the park
Beginner course: 1 loop = 1.2
Intermediate: 2 loops = 3.7 K
Advanced: 3 loops = 6.8 K
There are three loops; the first loop is Advanced difficulty,
the second loop is Orange level difficulty, and the third loop is
Easy. Green runners and above should do all three loops; Yellow
through Brown runners should try the last two loops; and White
runners and other beginners and visitors should enjoy the third
loop. There will be just one mass start regardless of the
number of loops being done. Beverage of choice (specified at
registration) will be consumed at the start, finish, and in between
each loop. Beverages are water, soda, and Beer. Following is allowed
at this meet.
At this time pre-printed maps will be provided.
There will be an additional $1 fee to the regular meet fee to
cover the beverages and park usage.
Epunch will be used. Bring your Dibbers.
Note the registration times. Registration for Mass start
will close at 11:30 sharp so don't be late. Also, don't plan on
arriving at the last minutes as there may be lines at the
MAPPER'S COMMENTS: Dave Linthicum
The terrain is not unlike Patuxent River Park...no point is
above 100 feet above sea level, and there are lots of flat, thick
areas with a few nice open areas mixed in. The 1:7500 scale map field-
checked about 9 years ago as an afterthought add-on (how's that for a
disclaimer!) In the past few years some parts have been corrected, so
that map quality is really irregular now! Much of the darker green
("thick vegetation", not "fight" has gotten much better (but which
Rt. 4 Capital Beltway exit, head south/east on Rt. 4 for 8 miles
(where you cross over U.S. Rt. 301), then 3 more miles south (into
Anne Arundel County) on Rt. 4 to the "Plummer Lane" exit. Ignore
all "Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary" signs and continue on Plummer Lane
(which becomes Pindell Rd.) for 2.0 miles, making a hard right turn
at 9 mailboxes. Take the paved "River Farm" road for a mile though
the O' map terrain; after the road become dirt, look for parking in
the field a bit before the house by Jug Bay. Start/finish at 38
degrees, 46.49 minutes north, 76 degrees, 42.05 minutes west.