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in: tRicky; tRicky > 2019-04-22

Apr 22, 2019 10:24 PM # 
Boltboi:
The info i read said all enter on the days will commences after all the registered starters.
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Apr 23, 2019 12:09 AM # 
tRicky:
Maybe you were reading a bulletin from another event.

Anyway I had a run, I socialised. No harm done. Except maybe to my night time riding confidence!
Apr 23, 2019 1:34 AM # 
Boltboi:
https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Documents/Even...)

Page 26 which relates to day 2 and 3 mentions EOD courses and their procedures. Must admit it should have been made clearer on page 8 which is dedicated to enter on the day.
Apr 23, 2019 2:03 AM # 
tRicky:
Well there you go. Admittedly I only read the EOD page before driving up because there was too much other info for me to take in but that's more than many people read in the Bulletins! I had read the entire Bulletin earlier in the week but couldn't remember all the info.
Apr 23, 2019 5:40 AM # 
simmo:
Whoever drafted the bulletin wanted to make EOD's register by 1pm for the Narrogin Sprint. The first non-elite start wasn't until 1:15, fortunately I picked it up and got it changed to 2pm, but some of the EOD courses won't be available until almost 2:30 because there are official starters until then.
Apr 23, 2019 5:58 AM # 
LOST_Richard:
FYI

On the OWA website, linked off the front page since Saturday

https://www.wa.orienteering.asn.au/54-easter2019/8...
Apr 23, 2019 7:51 AM # 
tRicky:
Just another case of too much info, too many places to look. Yeah I know, online can provide more up-to-date info but I recall someone saying at a recent AGM that the website wasn't going to be updated anymore if we didn't get a Promotions Convenor! Got to say the EODs are getting a raw deal having to start at 11pm. If I can't ride my bike in the dark, finding controls in the dark would be a real hassle.
Apr 23, 2019 9:14 AM # 
tRicky:
Simmo I think EOD registration times are more to do with the fact that the computer people will get overwhelmed trying to deal with registrations and finishers at the same time. I made sure to register before the first finishers came along yesterday so the operators didn't get swamped. I saw first hand what happens when you try and interrupt the process of the finish team when I and the second last finisher almost got our heads bitten off by accidentally subverting the system! I think Rosalie would be happier with no EODs at a three day carnival like we just had; OE just can't deal with it. Mind you if there hadn't been EODs, well I probably wouldn't have come along (not that I was needed as it turned out).

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