Shamrock O-Ringen Entry Details 1999
|25 June||Gougane Barra||16.30-19.30||Sprint-O (40%-70%) normal length||
|26 June||Crohane||10.00-16.00||Classic but somewhat||Irish Individual Champs
|longer than normal||and IOF World Ranking Event
|27 June||Inchigeelagh||09.00-11.00||Chasing Start
Elite: H/D 21
Long: H/D 21
Short: H/D 21
Open: H/D 10,12,14,16,18,20,35,40,45,50,55,60
Novice: H/D Men/Women
Classes may be combined or removed depending on the number of competitors.
Approximate winning times for days 2 and 3 will be 85 mins. on the Men's Elite
and 70 mins. on the Women's Elite.
'Non-competitave' entries will be available on the H/D 10/12 courses with
supervision allowed by an adult.
These are all based within 60 mins. of Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork. All maps are
mostly complex open terrain - ie. lots of hills, re-entrants, spurs,
marshes, boulders but very few paths, fences, walls, etc ... There will
be some forest in Gougane Barra. All maps will be available
at 1:10,000 and 1:15,000 and 5 metres contour interval.
Have a look at the Old O-Ringen maps.
There are even sections of the Bear na Gaoithe and Crohane maps available.
- Entries before 1 May 1999
- Adults: £8.00 per day
- Students: £6.00 per day
- Juniors: £4.00 per day
- Families: £20.00 per day
- Entries postmarked after 1 May 1999
- Adults: £10.00 per day
- Students: £7.00 per day
- Juniors: £5.00 per day
- Families: £25.00 per day
- There is a £2.00 fee per entry to cover postage etc..
- A family consists of Parent(s) plus children in classes H/D18 or
- Make cheques payable to Shamrock O-Ringen 1999
- Eurocheques can only be accepted by Irish banks if the Cheque Card number is provided and the currency specified is Irish Pounds.
- Bank Drafts must be drawn in Irish Pounds.
- Sterling Cheques will be accepted. The entry form asks that you add 6% to cover commission.
Programmes will be posted to all applicants whose entries are received prior to
10 May 1999. For late entries, control cards and programmes may be collected
at registration in the car park on Day 1 from 14.00 onwards.
It is likely that the Sport Ident E-cards will be used.
Entries will be accepted up to the event and on the day if maps and time slots are available.
Entries are accepted on the understanding that competitors take part at their
Please send your entries to:
Bernard and Margaret Creedon,
You can write/phone/fax/email Bernard or Margaret for an official entry form or
use one of the ones that I have provided here: HTML, MS Word, or
RTF. I apologise in advance if there are any errors (it's all done in a rush). If you are printing one,
print it in Landscape mode.
Note that the first start on Day 1 is at 16.00.
Event Centre: Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork.
Dogs: No dogs please in the competition or assembly areas.
Tourist Office: Cork Kerry Regional Tourism Organisation, Ivernia House,
Grand Parade, Cork.
Bunk/Breakfast: Contact: Síle O'Leary, Bun Coille, Ballingeary,
Hotel/Guesthouse: Contact: Creedons Hotel, Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork.
Last updated: 18 March 1999