Orienteering events this weekend in Wentworth, Debert

Staff ~ The Amherst News
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WENTWORTH (Staff) - Orienteering New Brunswick and Orienteering Nova Scotia are combining forces to offer three events over the weekend.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, there'll be a six-course middle distance event behind the Wentworth Youth Hostel beginning with registration at 11 a.m.

At 5:30 p.m. on the same day, there will be an Are You Afraid of the Dark event beginning at the entrance to Wentworth Park. A fun short course is being offered for families and an advanced course called the Nightmare.

On Sunday, Oct. 14, the Bluenose Classic Nova Scotia Orienteering Championships will be held in Debert, beginning with registration opposite Tim Hortons.

Six courses are being offered ranging from beginners to advanced.

Participants that manage to enter all three events gain points to vie for the Tri-O-Cup in three age divisions: 18 and under, 19-45 and 45 and over. Winners of the Tri-O-Cup will also be reimbursed their entrance fees.

Organizations: Wentworth Youth Hostel, Tim Hortons

Geographic location: Wentworth, Debert, New Brunswick Wentworth Park

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