Organizer: Alan Vyse (Host)
For the first time in many years, Sage is hosting a level 100 officials course! This is a three hour course, which may end a little early if we go through things quickly.
Okanagan College, Salmon Arm (see map below).
Coming from somewhere other than Salmon Arm? Add a comment when registering so we can arrange carpooling.
Who should take this course?
If you have never planned/helped out at a local event and would like to try organizing/helping out at one or if you have already planned several events but want to find out how to improve your course setting and better follow Orienteering Canada's guidelines come and join us.
Everyone is welcome! Eventually, we hope that all volunteers organizing local events will have Level 100 certification.
What will I learn?
This course is designed to teach the basic principles of organization and course planning for a local level event. You will learn how to get the map you need, what software to use to plan your course, how to plan your course, and much more!
To be considered as a candidate for the 100 Level Officials’ course, the
candidate must meet the following pre-requisites:
• Participated in at least five weeknight or smaller weekend events
• Participated in at least two weekend events (e.g. Mount MacPherson in Revelstoke, Haines Creek, South Canoe, Sage Stomp, etc.)
To become a certified 100 level official, the candidate must complete the
• Attend all sessions of the 100 level course (just this 1 three hour course!)
• Achieve a score ≥ 80% on the 100 level exam (don't worry, it's pretty easy)
• Plan a beginner course and an intermediate course complying to C event standards
• Act as an event director and course planner for a C event
If you have any questions don't hestitate to contact Alan Vyse by clicking on his name above.
The class is free but please register in advance so that we know how many materials to produce.
Registration Deadline and Pre-Work:
Please register by Thursday February 8th and pre-read at least part of the manual found below so the day of can be as efficient as possible. Thanks!
What to bring?
Print out and/or Downloaded copy of the latest Level 100 Manual
And if you have one: a Laptop (not a Mac please) -- with Purple Pen (free/easy to use orienteering course designing software) downloaded and installed (we can help you with this is you get stuck).