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Unfortunately, Storm Dennis has beaten us. The Forestry Commission have withdrawn permission for the event because of concerns about the weather this weekend. More information about what will happen regarding the CSC/T heat when we’ve had a chance to look at the options.
After three events, Chasers are now in the lead with Droobers hot on their heels, while Harlequins and Wrekin battle it out for third. There is now a break in the league fixtures but club rivalry hots up this weekend with the CompassSport Cup and Trophy heat.
Henry Morgan is running a Level C Organiser’s Course and an Event Safety and Welfare Workshop on 28th March at the John O`Leary Centre, Marquis Drive, Cannock Chase. Full details, including Henry’s email address to book a place on one or both courses, are here. Information about who needs to have attended these courses is here.
Congratulations to Wrekin Orienteers on winning the Laurie Bradley Score club competition for the first time since 1990 (when it was the TSB Trophy), ahead of HOC in second and OD third.
OD juniors made a clean sweep of the other trophies, with Felix Lunn winning the TSB Trophy and Lauren Lewis, Florence and Tabitha Lunn winning the TSB mirror.
Octavian Droobers have retained their crown as West Midlands League champions, ahead of Wrekin in second and Harlequins in third. Congratulations to OD!
The following events have been agreed for the West Midlands League 2020 season. Please note that some venues and dates may change:
|1||5 January||WCH||Brindley Heath||Results|
|2||26 January||WRE||Wrockwardine Wood||Details|
|3||2 February||OD||Hartshill Hayes||Details|
|4||29 March||WCH||Bagot Wood and YBT heat||Details|
|5||12 July||OD||Burton Dassett||Details|
|7||11 October||WCH||Haywood Warren||Details|
|9||22 November||POTOC||Parkhall (also WM Champs) tbc||Details|
|10||29 November||WRE||Nesscliffe & The Cliffe||Details|
|11||6 December||OD||Brandon Wood||Details|
The West Midlands heat of the 2020 CompassSport Cup and Trophy has had to move to 16th February, subject to final approval by Natural England. Clubs will be invited to attend by the competition’s organiser, Peter Guillaume. Harlequins Orienteering Club apologises for any inconvenience; Forestry Commission permission was withdrawn for the original date.