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An event campsite with capacity for over 750 orienteers will be established in Ballater. The campsite will be sited in fields east of Monaltrie Park, home of the Ballater Highland Games. This is a quiet location on the edge of this attractive Victorian village, with fine views to Craigendarroch and Pannanich Hill.
This is a list of the key roles for 2017; there are many other volunteers. For details of day officials, see the entry for each competition day.
Accommodation can be found from a number of sources, below is a list of the main ones:
General information and enquiries about the event.
People considering bringing their dogs to Royal Deeside 2017 should note that at the race venues dogs will only be allowed in the car park area and the event arena and must be on a lead at all times.
30th July - 5th August 2017
The 21st Scottish 6-day event is being held in Royal Deeside between the 30th July and 5th August 2017.
This will be the 4th time the 6-Days has come to Deeside (1983, 1993, 2005) and the event will use some of our best areas with a variety of terrain, superb arenas and car parking and stunning views to the hills and mountains around Deeside.
Entries are now open, Enter Online
Four areas in Deeside will be available for training purposes from Saturday 22 July to Saturday 5 August; Balnagowan, Bogendreip, Glen Dye, and Scolty.
A shuttle bus service will run from near the event campsite in Ballater to the race venues and back on each day of the 6-Days. This is included as part of the entry fees but must be pre-booked through the online entries system for the event.
How to Enter
Pre-entry for Royal Deeside 2017 is now possible using the SiEntries online entries system, and entries will remain open until midnight on Friday 30 June 2017.
Once you have entered the competition you will be able to return to make changes or add further options to your entry using SiEntries.