Hoyles Mill

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February 6
Saturday

Hoyles Mill Bridge

This event is TENTATIVE (see below).

We are diligently working with Montgomery County Parks in hopes of securing a permit to host our 9th Annual Super Bowl Saturday BUMBLE on a brand new map created by Nadim Ahmed of Hoyles Mill Conservation Park. When we can, we will update this page with more information about this event - let's hope the permit comes through!

Location

Maryland Soccerplex, Fields 14-17 Parking, Germantown, MD (Classic)

RegistrationAdvance pre-registration (with payment) is likely to be required for all 2021 events - details to follow.
Start TimesThis event will have special start arrangements. There are likely to be mini-group starts as well as options for individual starts.
ScheduleSaturday, February 6
10:00 am - 3:00 pmClassic:
Volunteers
Event Director:Heidi Onkst
Event Director:David Onkst
Course Designer:Heidi Onkst
Course Designer:David Onkst
Location Details

Classic
Maryland Soccerplex
Fields 14-17 Parking
Germantown, MD
Google Map

From Germantown Road (Rt 118), drive 0.65 miles west on Germantown Park Dr, to the roundabout at Schaeffer Rd. Continue straight on Central Park Circle. Loop around (either clockwise or counterclockwise) towards the parking for fields 14, 15, 16, and 17, which is the lot a bit southwest of the Adventist Fieldhouse. Look for the QOC canopy and flags.
Entry FeesIndividual Entries

Note: juniors = under 21

Club Member, adult Club Member, junior Non-Member, adult Non-Member, junior
$10 $5 $20 $5

Group Entries

Participants are welcome to orienteer together as a group (up to the maximum for that event; usually 4). Each member of a group is charged their individual rate as shown above, up to a group total of $30 (maximum), and each receives a map. A group receives one epunch. Individuals or groups desiring to compete on a second course after completing their first can do so for a reduced fee of $2/map subject to approval at the event by the Event Director.

Important Notes
  • If you wish to become a QOC member you should join online in advance via this webpage (which also explains the member benefits). Membership is completely optional.
  • Most of our events use an 'epunch' timing chip for electronic timing. Individuals or groups without their own epunch will be loaned one for that event. Loaned epunches that are lost incur a $40 replacement fee. Epunches (also known as SI-cards or finger sticks) can be purchased from online vendors as described here.
  • Former QOC members who have let their membership lapse pay non-member fees.
  • Compasses are available at no charge, but if lost incur a $15 replacement fee.
  • Please provide collateral (such as car keys) when borrowing a compass or epunch.
  • Free beginner instruction is always available - just ask at the registration table. While COVID-19 policies are in effect, please check out instructional videos online such as those mentioned above in lieu of in-person/at-event instruction.