theThinkingSport
Orienteering

TheThinkingSport

of Navigation

NSEW
© Olive Kearney
 
Easily printed, these 8 1/2 x 11 inch graphics are useful to display at an event, especially for Beginners.

Below are the links to the large display graphics and a summary of the wording on each:--

Most Important - The 4 C's - (one page pdf)
The Four C's:
1C. CHECK-OUT
- before leaving, - ALWAYS!
2C. COURSE
- Choose right (color) course for your skills
White, Yellow when you are new
Orange for learning navigation skills
- Br,G,R,Bl need advanced Navigation skills
3C. COURTESY
- Be quiet, don't distract others,
- WHISTLES are for EMERGENCY only
4C. CLOCK
- be back within 3 hrs of your start time
- or
- before course closure whichever first
AND
5C. CHECK-OUT
- before leaving, - ALWAYS!

Ettiquette on the course, (one page pdf)
Please Remember:
ALWAYS CHECK IN...
...before leaving, finished or not.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT COURSE
...for your skill level.
PUNCH in SEQUENCE...
...don't punch #9 before #8, go back to #8
HAVE FUN
but don't distract other competitors
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DON'T FOLLOW...
...other competitors. You never know where they
may lead you! Improve your own skills.
DON'T ASK OTHERS...
..where you are. They are competing.
PLEASE BE QUIET...
...it distracts from the competition. NO shouting,
Whistles for emergency only. Stay with your group

HUSH! (one page pdf)
DON'T SHOUT
WHISTLES are not for FUN
Please be quiet out there!
Other orienteers want to concentrate
3 short blasts every minute,
and we will stop and help you
Your whistle is for emergencies 

STOP sign, 2 print options:
Dramatic all RED background (one page pdf)
Red border, white background (one page pdf)
STOP!
be back here
within 3 hrs of your OWN start time
or before Course Closure, whichever first
and always check in
WHY ? - SAFETY
All courses are planned well within this limit
If you have difficulty come back and we will help you with some
more 'O' skills so your next course will be more enjoyable
WHY ? - CONSIDERATION
for organisers and other orienteers
Don't let us even START to worry about
Search and Rescue.

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