First Time at a National Event

Here is some additional information to help you, if this is your first time at a national event (also called an A meet).
Read more at the OUSA FAQ: What is an A meet?
The main differences you may notice is that
  • you have an assigned start time
  • you will be called to the start three minutes before your actual start time
  • you cannot look at the map before you start
  • the winning time is determined by combining the times from both Saturday and Sunday
Also, this is an individual competition, and a championship.  It is prohibited to give navigational assistance to anyone, even a team mate.
We will be using electronic punching (Sport Ident)