Night MTBO rogaine. Bottle Lake

Saturday 8 June 2024
Map:
Bottle Lake
Event Type:
MTB orienteering
Planner:
Kath Copland
Controller:
Michael Smithson
Co-ordinator:
Jocelyn Thrower

Mountain bike orienteering at night on the Bottle Lake map. The event will be a 90 minute rogaine.
You can compete individually or together as a group.

Event Safety messages:
All participants must be 14 or older, or in team including at least one person aged 14 or older.
It is compulsory to carry a mobile phone: to call the organisers if you have an accident or can't find your way home. Can also be used as a backup light in the event of flat batteries or light failure.

There will be a small number of MTBO map boards available for hire at $5 each, ask at registration.

Entries:

Pre-entries are preferred for all PAPO events. Member rates will apply to pre-entries.
Entries will open approx 2 weeks prior to the event.
Pre-entries close: Wednesday prior to event date.
Any queries on the entry system, please email PAPOentries@gmail.com

Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.

Courses:

The course will be a 90-minute rogaine. You do not have to stay out for the full 90 minutes.
Remember to bring a watch!.

Costs: 

Standard PAPO costs apply see https://papo.org.nz/faq/costs.

Payments:

All entries to be paid by credit/debit card at time of entry via the entry system (EnterO), we no longer accept bank transfers for event entries.
Helpers on the day and PAPO members paying with VIP points can choose the VIP points option when paying.

Any other entry queries: Please email PAPOentries@gmail.com

Travel and Parking

This event will be based from the main Bottle Lake carpark off Waitakiri Drive
Event registration and start area:  Adjacent to parking.

Event timetable:

Registration: 5.30pm
Score/Rogaine course: Starts between 6.00pm and 6.30pm. Maps will be issued as you start (planning time is included in your 90 minutes!). All riders must start by 6.30pm.
Finish time. 90 mins after your start time. Penalty points (20 points per minute) for anyone more than 90 minutes. All points lost for anyone more than 15 minutes late.
Course closure: All finishers should be back by 8:00pm, full course closure at 8:15pm

Electronic Punching: SI Air+ will be turned on for this event, bring your SI Air card if you have one. For those without an SI Air card (and anyone hiring a SI card) punch in the usual manner.

Dogs

Sorry no dogs permitted.