Tayside Orienteers


Halloween Event Macrosty Park Crieff

Thu 28th Oct 2021

Last updated: 28th Oct
Type of event: Night, Score
Type of terrain: Parkland
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Results and split times


Fancy dress Score Event plus Social.

Score event with eats and drinks available from the park cafe afterwards.

There will be a long course (40 minutes allowed) starting at 6:30pm and a short course (30 minutes allowed) starting at 6:40pm.

Points will be deducted for running overtime.... 10 points  per minute late

Extra points will be awarded for wearing a halloween fancy  dress.


Nearest town: Crieff

Pre event information

Map scale 1:2500 (1 cm equals 25m)

Map can be seen in the map section on the club website http://www.taysideorienteers.org.uk

People who do not have their own "dibber" for checking in at control sites can borrow one. Order when you are arranging your entry.

Inexperienced children should run in pairs or with a parent.

Sunset is at 4:50 that day. It will be dark. Torches and or head torches should be brought.

Directions / Parking

Parking in Macrosty Park car parking area  - come off the A822 and go down Milnab St.

Follow taped paths to the event centre at the park cafe next to the playpark


Pay toilets available.

Food and drinks can be bought at the cafe.

Registration & Start Times

Collect your map at registration - open from 6pm.

If you are borrowing a club dibber collect at the same time.

Course Information

Two score events - Long 40 minutes with a mass start at 6:30pm AND a Short 30 minute event with the start at 6:40pm. Points will be deducted for a late return - 10 points pewr minute.

Explanation of Score courses

You don't have to visit all the controls! There is usually a time limit, instead of a set course. Points are scored for visiting controls, and deducted for finishing over the time limit. You decide which controls to visit, and in which sequence. Sometimes controls have different points values. You will need to carry a watch or phone, so you know how long you have been out.

Entry Details

Online entry - 


Adults £5 Junior £3.   Those who are not members of the Scottish Orienteering Assoc. or the British Orienteering Federation have to pay £6 and £4.

Contacts / Officials

Moira Laws  at

Dogs allowed?

On lead at all times.

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Keep It Clean campaign - Forestry Commission Scotland

Our forests are at risk from tree pests and diseases. These can dramatically affect the health of our trees, upsetting the delicate ecosystem balance and devastating large areas of woodland.
Pests and diseases hitch a ride in mud and debris on shoes, paws and tyres, ending up in new forests. Here, they can spread rapidly in environments with no natural resilience.
Read more about this on the FCS website.


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