Park Street Championship 2019

The 2018 Park Street Championship will be held on Thursday February 28 2019, at St Helena.  Eight Qualifying races, held all over Melbourne, and in Geelong and Macedon, will provide an exciting lead up to the Final.

The 2019 Championships will be conducted using the white series of age groupings, with a new 70+ age group to be added!  Eligibility is based on your age as at 31st December, 2019.

CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS, COURSES and QUALIFYING PLACES

Running Championships Course Number of Finalists
Mens Open A 8*
Mens Senior (40-49 yrs) A 6*
Mens Veteran (50-59 yrs) B 6*
Mens SuperVet (60-69 yrs) C 6*
Mens UltraVet (70+ yrs) C 6*
Womens Open B 6*
Womens Veteran (50-59 yrs) C 6*
Womens SuperVet (60-69 yrs) C 6*
Womens UltraVet (70+ yrs) D 6*
Boys Junior (Under 19 yrs) B 6
Girls Junior (Under 19 yrs) C 6
 
Power Walking Championships Course Number of Finalists
Mens Open PW 6*
Mens Veteran (50-69 yrs) PW 6*
Mens UltraVet (70+ yrs) PW 6*
Womens Open PW 6*
Womens Veteran (50-69 yrs) PW 6*
Womens UltraVet (70+ yrs) PW 6*

*Can be 1 or 2 more depending on the Geelong and Macedon Ranges Qualifiers choices

ENTRY and ELIGIBILITY

  • Entry for qualifiers is automatic by completing the Championship BLUE PRINT scorecard on the day.
  • Prior to the Final, Runners must complete at least 6 events in any running course from any of the listed events in the 2018-19 Melbourne PAS Orienteering Summer Series booklet.
  • Prior to the Final, Walkers must complete at least 6 events in the PW Course from any of the listed events in the 2018-19 Melbourne PAS Orienteering Summer Series booklet.

Note: (i) the 6 events can be in one series or across several series and

(ii) Geelong, Macedon Ranges and Surf Coast Series are included.

  • Finalists must be financial members of Orienteering Victoria or financial members of a club affiliated with Orienteering Victoria.
  • Participants can only qualify for one Final.
  • Participants can opt to qualify in an age group below their normal age group or in an Open category.

The schedule of Qualifying events will be posted here later

Additional Conditions for the Finals
The Qualifying events are conducted under the rules and conditions of the event of the day.  The Final is also conducted under the rules and conditions of the event of the day plus the following conditions:
(1) Punch Marks – at least 50% of the control punch marks must be recorded in the correct square on the control card (on the line is in) otherwise the control will not count.
(2) Starting Instructions – Finalists must adhere to the instructions concerning the collection and management of the maps prior to the GO instruction.
(3) No Groups – Finalists are expected to participate independently of other event participants.
(4) PW Technique – PW Finalists are expected to maintain a walking technique.
(5) The Final is part of the Thursday Summer Series and will otherwise operate under the normal rules of that Series.

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