Cork Schools Orienteering Association

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Classes .......Courses

Cork Schools Association offer two types of event, Competitive and Non Competitive, Generally, it is advised that pupils who attempt the sport for the first time, or who have not attended the Introductory event, should attempt the non competitive course. This of course is not compulsory. Teachers can supervise and record the times of their own pupils in the non competitive section. It must be remembered that only children in the competitive section are entitled to prizes. Please check with the organisers if there are non competive courses available in the Munster and All Ireland competitions.

Prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd individuals in the class they take part in. The team prizes, 1st, 2nd,3rd are awarded to the best first four combined times in the school, regardless of the number taking part in that school. For All Ireland, there may be a confined number per school allowed. But it will always be the four best times that will count per course, per school.

Coures Available

Course Available to Approx. Distance
Primary (Both for 5th and 6th classes. Seperate competitions) Boys and Girls 1.5km - 2.5km
1st Year Boys and Girls 2.5km - 3.5km
2nd/3rd Year Boys and Girls 3.5km - 4.5km
Post Junior Cert Boys and Girls (TY, 5th and 6th Year) 4km - 5.5km