POTOC Events

POTOC host a range of local events throughout the year. These events are perfect for beginners and club orienteers of different standards.

The events listed below are open to everyone, so why not come along and give orienteering a try? There are always plenty of people who will be on hand to offer advice and support should it be required.

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Event details for the calendar year are shown below.


Brough ParkBrough Park - Event 4 of the POTOC Summer Parks Series (Details of: Summer Park Series)

Date : Saturday 23rd June 2018

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code : ST13 6AT

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information : From the traffic lights at the junction of the A523 (Macclesfield Road) and the A53 (Buxton Road) turn into Ball Haye Road following signs for he Brough Park Leisure Centre. Turn left into Fowlchurch Road and left into the Overflow Car Park, a few metres beyond the Leisure Centre main car park.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Festival ParkFestival Park - Event 5 of the POTOC Summer Parks Series (Details of: Summer Park Series)

Date : Saturday 14th July 2018

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code : ST1 5NY

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information : From the A500/A53 intersection at Etruria, follow the A53 northwards towards Hanley. At the next roundabout  (under the flyover) take the first exit into Festival Park: at the next roundabout take the third exit. Park on the Morrison’s Supermarket car park at the end of this road. The event assembly area is near the left hand corner of the car park, beyond the petrol station.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


ParkhallParkhall Score and BBQ

Date : Sunday 12th August 2018

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code : ST3 5BH

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information : Signposted from Park Hall Road (the B5040 from Hanley to Weston Coyney). From Weston Coyney (off the A520) turn right into Hulme Road after 1km. From Hanley follow the signs towards Weston Coyney from the A52 and turn left 0.6km after the gasholder by the mini-roundabout. After 0.6km turn right off this minor road into the car park.

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


POTOC Hanley Urban Orienteering EventHanley Urban Event – A Regional Event being part of the 2018 UK Urban Orienteering League

Date : Sunday 9th September

Registration Time : 10am - 12pm

Start Time : 10.30am - 12.30pm

Post Code : ST1 6BB

Typical Courses Available: Seven Courses based on the normal UKUL age classes

Cost :

BOF Members : £8.00 Adults, £2.50 Juniors and Students

Non BOF Members : £10.00 Adults, £3.50 Juniors and Students

Event Information :

Parking and Assembly is in Central Forest Park, Hanley

Directions:

From City Centre, take the B5047 Town Road off the A50 Potteries Way towards Smallthorne, Central Forest Park is a short way on the left. It can easily be reached on foot from the City Centre or by one of the many buses that run along Chell Street. The park has National Cycle Network Route no. 55 running through the centre, and links with the Burslem to Cobridge greenway to the North and the NCN Route 5 to the South. There is a car park off Chell Street, by the lake.

Bus services:
6, 6A every 10 minutes.
8, 8A every 10 minutes.
18 every 20 minutes.

Junior Courses – M/W 10, 12, 14 and 16 will be entirely within Central Forest Park and therefore traffic free.

Entry: Online entry will be the preferred method

Controls will be enabled to work with touch free (SIAC) dibbers as well as the standard punching variety.

The cost of the new map has been paid for by a grant from the Stoke on Trent European City of Sport Award

Planners : Martin Pigott and Brenda Morgan

Organisers : John Heaton and John Pigott


Berryhill Fields (TBC)

Date : Saturday 13th October 2018

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


Stone or Downs Banks

Date : Saturday 10th November 2018

Time : 10am - 12pm

Post Code :

Typical Courses Available: Easy, Moderate, Short Hard, Long Hard

Cost :

£5 adults, £2.50 concessions

(£1 discount for POTOC members)

Event Information :

You can download a registration form, complete and bring with you via this link. This is optional as you can complete on the form at the event should you wish.


 

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Brough Park

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Sat Nav: ST13 6AT

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Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park

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