Park Street Championship 2019

The 2019 Park Street Championship will be held on Thursday February 28, 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.

PRIZES – personalized medals will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placegetters in each category.

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.

Further Qualifying Details

QUALIFYING DETAILS

Running – Qualifying Places Available
Series Dates^ Men Open Men 40-49 Men 50-59 Men 60-69 Men 70+ Women Open Women 50-59 Women

60-69

Women    70+
  A

Course

A

Course

B Course C Course     C Course     B  Course C Course C Course D Course
Southern 18/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Western 12/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
19/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Eastern 06/02/19 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
20/02/19 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Northern 21/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Geelong 14/02/19 1 only 1 1 only 1 1 only
Macedon 13/02/19 1 only 1 1 only 1 1 only
Total 8* 6* 6* 6* 6* 6* 6* 6* 6*

All eligible Juniors who participate in a qualifying event (B for Boys and C for Girls) will go into the Junior Final.

Power Walking – Qualifying Places Available
Series Dates^ Men

Open

 Men

50-69

Men

 70+

Women

Open

Women

50-69

Women

  70+

PW Course PW Course PW

Course

PW Course PW Course PW

Course

Southern 18/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
Western 12/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
19/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
Eastern 06/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
20/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
Northern 21/02/19 1 1 1 1 1 1
Geelong 14/02/19 1 only 1 only
Macedon 13/02/19 1 only 1 only
Total 6* 6* 6* 6* 6* 6*

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

^ see Street-O booklet for venues

OTHER DETAILS

  1. Candidates for the Qualifying places will be identified by using and submitting a BLUE PRINT SCORECARD at the finish of their event. (NO BLUE PRINT SCORECARD NO CONSIDERATION FOR QUALIFYING PLACES)
  2. The allocated qualifying places for some series (see above) will be spread across two Qualifying Events. If places in the 1st Qualifying Event of a series are not filled then they will be made available in the 2nd Qualifying Event. If places are still available after all Qualifying Events have been completed then the Championship controller has discretionary power to fill the vacancies with other eligible candidates (eg course setters, runners-up etc).
  3. Qualifying Events and Championship Finals will be conducted as per the usual Course conditions for each of the scheduled Summer Series events, OR as modified or extended by the Controller.

Enquires to Ray Howe ([email protected])

Qualifying Events

Wed 6 February - Qualifier 1 Tally Ho

Qualifier 1 Tally Ho

Date: Start Time:
Wednesday 6th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Burwood East Reserve, Burwood Highway Entries Open

Tue 12 February - Qualifier 2 Cairnlea

Qualifier 2 Cairnlea

Date: Start Time:
Tuesday 12th February 2019
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Kevin Flint Memorial Reserve, Furlong Road, Cairnlea Entries Open

Wed 13 February - Qualifier 3 Sunbury

Qualifier 3 Sunbury

Date: Start Time:
Wednesday 13th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Galaxy Playground, Bellevue Drive, Sunbury Entries Open

Thu 14 February - Qualifier 4 Lovely View

Qualifier 4 Lovely View

Date: Start Time:
Thursday 14th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Athletics Track, Goldsworthy Reserve, Goldsworthy Road, Corio Entries Open

Mon 18 February - Qualifier 5 Mentone Racecourse (note: changed from printed program)

Qualifier 5 Mentone Racecourse (note: changed from printed program)

Date: Start Time:
Monday 18th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Mentone Racecourse Reserve, Glenelg Drive, Mentone Entries Open

Tue 19 February - Qualifier 6 Williamstown Beach

Qualifier 6 Williamstown Beach

Date: Start Time:
Tuesday 19th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Fearon Reserve NE corner, Osborne Street, Williamstown Entries Open

Wed 20 February - Qualifier 7 Canterbury

Qualifier 7 Canterbury

Date: Start Time:
Wednesday 20th February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Canterbury Gardens, park in station car park off Canterbury Road Entries Open

Thu 21 February - Qualifier 8 Darebin Parklands

Qualifier 8 Darebin Parklands

Date: Start Time:
Thursday 21st February 2019 7:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
East end of Separation Street, Alphington Entries Open
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.
FINALISTS Wed Feb 6 Tally Ho Tue Feb 12 Cairnlea Wed Feb 13 Sunbury Thu Feb 14 Lovely View Mon Feb 18 Mentone Racecourse Tue Feb 19 Williamstown Beach Wed Feb 20 Canterbury Trails Thu Feb 21 Darebin Parklands
A - Mens Open
A - Mens Senior (40-49)
B - Mens Veteran (50-59)
C - Mens Supervet (60-69)
C - Mens Ultravet (70+)
B - Womens Open
C - Womens Veteran (50-59)
C - Womens Supervet (60-69)
D - Womens Ultravet (70+)
B - Mens Junior (u19)
C - Womens Junior (u19)
PW - Mens Open
PW - Mens Veteran (50-69)
PW - Mens Ultravet (70+)
PW - Womens Open
PW - Womens Veteran (50-69)
PW - Womens Ultravet (70+)

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