Results: Compass Sport Cup Eliminator Rounds 2017
The Compass Sport Cup eliminator rounds were held on Sunday 12 March 2017. There were some close results in the Trophy competition, Walton Chasers beating Potteries Orienteering Club and South Ribble Orienteering Club beating Border Liners, each, by just 2 points.
In the Trophy Saxons, Moravian, Grampian Orienteers and Badenoch and Strathspey Orienteering Club qualify, having not been to the Final in the last 5 years.
Whilst some of the favourites have qualified for the 2017 final, sixteen of the 25 qualifying clubs, did not take part in the 2016 Final.
The following clubs have qualified for the Final hosted by Devon Orienteering Club and Cornwall Orienteering Club (KERNO) on 22 October 2017 at Virtuous Lady, Yelverton.
Cup: Southern Navigators, Cleveland Orienteering Klub, Southdowns Orienteering Club, South Yorkshire Orienteers, Derwent Valley Orienteers, Forth Valley Orienteers, Moravian Orienteers, Octavian Droobers, Lakeland Orienteering Club, Bristol Orienteering Klub, North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club and Devon Orienteering Club.
Trophy: Sarum Orienteering Club, Claro Orienteers, Suffolk Orienteering Club, Saxons, Lincoln Orienteering Club, Interlopers, Mar Orienteering Club, Grampian Orienteers, Badenoch and Strathspey Orienteering Club, Walton Chasers, South Ribble Orienteering Club, Swansea Bay Orienttering Clumb, Wimbourne Orienteers and Cornwall Orienteering Club as a Final organising club.
As an incentive to host the Final the 2017 rules, (updated version to be published shortly), grant the club organising the Final a place, if they do not qualify.
Compass Sport would like to thank the organising clubs, Berkshire Orienteers, Cleveland Orienteering Klub, Hertfordshire Orientreering Club, Lincoln Orienteering Club, Kingdom of Fife Orienteers, Potteries Orienteering Club, South Ribble Orienteering Club, South Wales Orienteering Club and Wimbourne Orienteers for hosting some excellent events.
Links to all the results can be found here.
Item posted by Scott Parker, Administrator, on behalf of Peter Guillaume, Compass Sport Cup Coordinator.