PRIMARY SCHOOL GAMES YEAR 5 & YEAR 6 ORIENTEERING
Tuesday 21st May
Schools will be able to select a start/arrival time every 30 mins from 10am through to 5pm. Please allow approx 60 - 90 minutes for students to complete the introduction, practice and event course. Students compete as a pair. Boys and girls can compete in the same championships. There will be separate championship for Year 5 and 6 students. Year 5 will follow a different course to Year 6. A school team consists of 3 ‘pairs’ in the same age group. A pair must be two students of the same year group. The top 3 ‘pairs’ from a school make a team. Schools can enter as many pairs as they wish. Students will be given full instructions on how to complete the course and an introduction to basic skills of map orientation. Students follow a map and visit controls in the correct order, recording their visit by using an electronic dibber. Time penalties will be given for any control missed. This event will be supported by Humberside & Lincolnshire Orienteers. The top three teams in each age group will qualify to represent North Lincolnshire at the Humber School Games on Friday 12th July 2019 at Hymers College, Hull HU3 1LW.