SE Night Champs – Addington Hills – Sat 18th November

LOK are proud to host the South East Night Championships for 2023 on Saturday 18th November 2023 at Addington Hills.


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Getting There

Car Directions – the normal car park – Off Shirley Hills Road. TQ351643. Nearby postcode CR0 5HQ

Public Transport – Coombe Lane tram stop is on New Addington line from East Croydon
mainline railway station. Walk along Sunken Road then along Shirley Hills Road then follow signs. Buses 466 and 130 also pass close.


Probably the most complex contoured area within M25. Mixture of open woodland and heathland with some areas of holly and more dense woods. Previous map Map 1:5000 with 2.5m contours. Full resurvey 2018 by Paul Todd with updates by David Saunders 2023 Pre-marked waterproof map


Toilets – None provided – please use facilities en-route to the event.

Race Details and Entries

Online entries via Entries open soon.


£5/£10 until midnight Sunday 12th November, then +£2 for seniors until 18:15 on the Saturday night subject to available maps. Plus £2 for non-BOF seniors. No EOD other than via Fabian4.

£1 for SI hire and £2.50 for SIAC hire.


To be eligible for the championship, SEOA members must enter the applicable course for their age as below. However, you may choose to enter a different course, but will not be able to win a prize. All courses are open to non-SEOA orienteers. Course details subject to final controlling.

CourseMenWomenCourse Details
5.1km / 230m
27 controls
Double sided map
3.9km / 170m
26 controls
Double sided map
2.9km / 110m
19 controls
Double sided map

Start Times

Starts 17:30 to 18:30. Courses close at 20:00 – please start early if you expect to be out a long time. Start and finish are adjacent to Assembly. SI Electronic punching will be used. Contactless SIAC enabled. No start blocks, first come/first served start procedure.


All competitors must report to download even if retiring.

A full risk assessment has been carried out for this event. You are advised to carry a whistle and a backup light. Cagoules may be compulsory if the weather is cold and wet. Detailed safety advice will be available at Assembly and at the Start.

Nearest hospital is Croydon University Hospital CR7 7YE – details available in Assembly. Full address is 530 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey. CR7 7YE Google Maps Link

Updates and results

Updates and live results will be available at

Event Officials

  • Organiser – Paul Todd (
  • Planner – David Saunders
  • Controller – Mike Elliot (MV)