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Souvenir Merchandise

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A range of souvenir merchandise, all branded with the Royal Deeside 2017 logo, will be available for purchase before and during the event. The pre-order catalogue is now avaialable which contains the larger merchandise items. This includes a range of clothing with the usual favourites plus some new products, which are available in a range of colours and styles.

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Elite Race Info

World Ranking Event on Day 3

Day 3 is a World Ranking Event for the Elite. It will be a middle distance race with planned winning times for both men and women of 35'.

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Campsite

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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.

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Dogs at 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.

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Training

Four areas in Deeside will be available for training purposes from Saturday 22 July to Saturday 5 August; Balnagowan, Bogendreip, Glen Dye, and Scolty.

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Event Buses

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.

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